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April 28, 2018   MIT Wind Ensemble Frederick Harris, Jr., Music Director Kenneth Amis, Assistant Conductor Awakening by Jamshied Sharifi, guest composer; Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble by Don Byron, with Evan Ziporyn, guest clarinet soloist; Strawberry Letter 23 (Shuggie Otis, arr. Ziporyn...
MIT Wind Ensemble

April 28, 2018

 

MIT Wind Ensemble
Frederick Harris, Jr., Music Director
Kenneth Amis, Assistant Conductor

Awakening by Jamshied Sharifi, guest composer; Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble by Don Byron, with Evan Ziporyn, guest clarinet soloist; Strawberry Letter 23 (Shuggie Otis, arr. Ziporyn); Insurgence for Percussion Ensemble by Kathryn Salfelder; music for Saxophone Ensemble, and a special tribute to renowned Belmont (MA) music educator John McLellan.

Please join the MIT Wind Ensemble in its 2017-2018 season finale, featuring MIT alumnus and composer Jamshied Sharifi’s Awakening, a moving and thought-provoking piece commissioned by MITWE in 2011 in recognition of the Arab Spring, Don Bryon’s fascinating Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble with soloist Evan Ziporyn, Kathryn Salfelder’s Insurgence, her new work for percussion ensemble, music for clarinet and saxophone ensembles, and a very special tribute to renowned and beloved Belmont music educator (and frequent collaborator with MITWE), John McLellan.

MIT Symphony Orchestra Adam Boyles, music director   Gershwin: An American in Paris Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 Bernstein: Symphonic Dances form West Side Story
MIT Symphony Orchestra

MIT Symphony Orchestra
Adam Boyles, music director
 

Gershwin: An American in Paris

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances form West Side Story

 
En Pie De Lucha Feature

 

April 21, 2018   Gamelan Galak Tika celebrates 25 years and performs traditional and contemporary Balinese music and dance, featuring the traditional dance piece Puspanjali, as well as Guest Artistic Director Dewa Alit's Gringsing (2004), Batu Kalian (2014), and the world premiere of Ameriki (...
Gamelan Galak Tika Concert

April 21, 2018

 

Gamelan Galak Tika celebrates 25 years and performs traditional and contemporary Balinese music and dance, featuring the traditional dance piece Puspanjali, as well as Guest Artistic Director Dewa Alit's Gringsing (2004), Batu Kalian (2014), and the world premiere of Ameriki (2018) written for American gamelan and performed on instruments designed and constructed by Lou Harrison and William Colvig.

Galak Tika also welcomes Gamelan Anak Tika (Cambridge Youth Gamelan) for the conclusion of their 2nd season.

The MTA Playwrights Lab is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between MIT students and professional theatre artists. The Lab is a weekend-long festival of staged readings featuring the work of the eight writers in the Playwrights’ Workshop (21M.785) taught by Senior Lecturer Ken Urban. PROGRAM OF...
MTA Playwrights Lab Festival

The MTA Playwrights Lab is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between MIT students and professional theatre artists. The Lab is a weekend-long festival of staged readings featuring the work of the eight writers in the Playwrights’ Workshop (21M.785) taught by Senior Lecturer Ken Urban.

PROGRAM OF EVENTS:

Day 1: Thursday 4/5 

Opening Reception @ 7pm

Program A @ 8pm

The Courting at Roya by Alaisha Alexander ‘18
Directed by LA Williams
With Cody Sloan, Jordan Clark, Marianna Bassham, Maurice Emmanuel Parent, and Ayomide Fatunde ('18).

Fireproof by Fatima Husain (Grad)
Directed by Marti Lyons
With Adrianne Krstansky, Nael Nacer, Peter Duerst ('18), and Dan Pecci.

Day 2: Friday 4/6

“Text as Blueprint” Workshop @ 12noon
with Director Marti Lyons
To signup for this workshop, go to https://doodle.com/poll/euavhqdps9crh2we

Program B @ 8pm

Sand by Kollin Wasserlein ‘19
Directed by Adam Greenfield
With Marge Buckley, Sarah Bedard, and Robert Thorpe ('18).

Tactless by Rachel Yang ‘18
Directed by LA Williams
With Jordan Clark, Marianna Bassham, Matthew J Harris, and Tal Scully ('18).

Day 3: Saturday 4/7

Program C @ 2pm

Ants by Ayomide Fatunde ‘18
Directed by Adam Greenfield
With Brandon Green, Elle Borders, Kadahj Bennett, Kollin Wasserlein ('19), and Alaisha Alexander ('18).

90 Seconds by Crystal Chang ‘20
Directed by LA Williams
With Sy Lee, Johnny Hager, Jordan Clark, Tal Scully ('18), and Amanda Fike ('19).

Program D @ 8pm

Untitled by Amanda Fike ‘19
Directed by Adam Greenfield
With Brooks Reeves, Cody Sloan, Jackie Davis, and Rachel Yang ('18).

Ideal by Alana Lidawer ‘18
Directed by Marti Lyons
With Dan Pecci, Michael Hisamoto, Sarah Bedard, and Johnny Hager.

The MTA Playwrights Lab is Funded by the Council for the Arts at MIT, and Music and Theater Arts at MIT.