UMBC Camerata and Opera Workshop (12/7)

camerata01-sOn Sunday, December 7, at 8 pm, the Department of Music presents the UMBC Camerata, directed by Stephen Caracciolo, and the Opera Workshop, directed by Joseph Regan. The program, which will presented in the Concert Hall, Performing Arts and Humanities Building, will feature music by Mendelssohn, Rutter and others, and is free to the public. Full details are available here.

Jazz in Concert (12/7)

jazzensemble02-sOn Sunday, December 7 at 3:00 pm, the Department of Music presents Jazz in Concert, featuring the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Belzer. The performance will be held in Concert Hall, Performing Arts and Humanities Building, and is free to the public.

Jubilee Singers (12/6)

Jubilee SingersOn Saturday, December 6 at 7 pm, the Department of Music presents the Jubilee Singers in performance under the direction of Janice Jackson. The concert will be held in the Concert Hall of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. The performance will be followed immediately by the UMBC Gospel Choir.

Admission to this concert is free.

UMBC Collegium Musicum (5/2)

sidebar_musicgeneralOn Friday, December 5 at 8 pm, the Department of Music presents the Collegium Musicum in performance under the direction of Joseph Morin. The concert will be held in the Concert Hall of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building.

The Collegium Musicum is a performance ensemble dedicated to exploring and performing vocal and instrumental music from the European Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods, sampling musical repertoires created between 800 and 1750.

Admission to this concert is free.

UMBC Percussion Ensemble (12/2)

lpex4ERRS2UsX60xc2ImI21ufKel5buhgVdhqvazhnw,bT_5a7vHqB8VFk28MpqHeKjZCiH_VM62dGPGLI7kpmMThe UMBC Percussion Ensemble performs Tuesday, December 2 at 8:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall (Performing Arts and Humanities Building) under the direction of Tom Goldstein. The evening’s program will feature works by John Cage, Owen Clayton Condon, William Duckworth, Angela Lawrence, Janice Macaulay and David Revill.

The UMBC Percussion Ensemble is a dedicated performing group of advanced percussion students. The ensemble is adventurous in its programming, with a repertoire that includes graphic-notation pieces, improvisational works, and theatre, as well as works by important early percussion composers, such as Alan Hovhaness, John Cage and Carlos Chavez. The Ensemble has established a tradition of performing works by UMBC’s faculty and student composers, who sometimes include members of the ensemble.

Admission to this concert is free.

UMBC Wind Ensemble (11/24)

e5ecsjkrbcaqepxshdld1s6idbgeae9l3lwfqr2x3eijostgn4txyjeg1yfnjevwpkbt3vwtmlxwdeb0dbc3cc-1The Department of Music presents the UMBC Wind Ensemble under the direction of Brian Kaufman in its first performance in the new Performing Arts and Humanities Building Concert Hall. The Ensemble is comprised of exceptional woodwind, brass and percussion musicians who enjoy the challenge of performing excellent concert literature.

The program will feature:

Darius Milhaud – La création du monde (Creation of the World), Op. 81a
Arnold Schoenberg – Theme and Variations for Band, Op. 43a
Dmitri Shostakovich – Festive Overture in A major, Op. 96
Gordon Jacob – An Original Suite for Military Band
Josef Suk – Toward a New Life, Op. 35c

The concert will be held on Monday, November 24, at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free.

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