Annual Family Weekend Concert

Infinite Winds: Innovative Music from MIT and Beyond

October 26, 2018 - 8:00pm
Free & Open to the Public

Infinite Winds:  Innovative Music from MIT and Beyond

 MIT Wind Ensemble & MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble

Frederick Harris, music director, Kenneth Amis, assistant conductor

This special MIT annual event celebrates innovative music originating from MIT faculty and beyond. The program includes works for wind ensemble by MIT professors Peter Child and Keeril Makan, Boston composer Michael Weinstein, and Grainger and Shostakovich. Music by Monk, Thad Jones, Miguel Zenón, Stevie Wonder, and others will be performed by the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble.

Upcoming Events

Jamshied Sharifi
October 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
Free & Open to the Public
Sharifi is a composer, musician, and former MIT visiting artist who received a 2018 Tony Award for best orchestrations on the record-breaking Broadway hit “The Band’s Visit.” Sharifi will present current works in a talk with a question and answer session.   Sharifi graduated from MIT with...
Infinite Winds: Innovative Music from MIT and Beyond
October 26, 2018 - 8:00pm
Free & Open to the Public
Infinite Winds:  Innovative Music from MIT and Beyond  MIT Wind Ensemble & MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble Frederick Harris, music director, Kenneth Amis, assistant conductor This special MIT annual event celebrates innovative music originating from MIT faculty and beyond. The prog...