Family Weekend MIT Wind Ensemble & MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble
Frederick Harris, Jr., Music Director
Kenneth Amis, Assistant Conductor
A special program of diverse and reflective music, including a special tribute to John Williams, featuring music from Star Wars, and jazz works by Jobim and MIT’s Peter Godart.
MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
SATURDAY, March 07, 2020 | 08:00 pm
John Harbison, Acting Music Director.
Tony Award-winning arranger-composer, Jamshied Sharifi, ’83, Guest Conductor.
Featuring MIT student and alumni works, with original compositions and arrangements by Sharifi, Godart, Costello, Terrasa, Allen, and Oates.
MIT Chamber Chorus performs the transcendent music of J.S. Bach, John Harbison, Arvo Pärt, and Urmas Sisask.
William Cutter, conductor
Karen Harvey, assistant conductor & organist
Berliner Messe, Arvo Pärt
O Magnum Mysterium, John Harbison
Die Spirale Symphonie, Urmas Sisask
Mass in A major, BWV 234, Johann Sebastian Bach
Senegalese Drum Ensemble
Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 8PM
Directed by Lamine Touré
Rambax MIT is an ensemble dedicated to learning the art of sabar, a vibrant drum and dance tradition of the Wolof people of Senegal, West Africa.