Mezzo-soprano Rachel Calloway and the Amernet String Quartet will premiere Bowdoin composer Vineet Shende’s new song cycle ‘Thin Bits of Evidence’ in Studzinski Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9th, in a program that includes works by Janacek, Grieg, and Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz.
Bowdoin a cappella group The Longfellows performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the Boston Celtics game December 3, 2013, at the TD Garden.
The Bowdoin International Music Festival (BIMF) announced Saturday that David and Phillip Ying have been named co-artistic directors. An organization independent of the College, BIMF brings renowned soloists, performers, artist instructors, and gifted pre-professional classical musicians from around the world to the Bowdoin campus during the summer for six weeks of intensive chamber music study, collaboration, and performance.
Directed by George Lopez, the Bowdoin Chamber Orchestra performed to a full room in Studzinski Recital Hall, in the penultimate performance of students belonging to the senior class.
The German vocal sextet Singer Pur, famous for its impeccable sound and interesting programs, performs in the Chapel at 7:30 p.m. November 6, 2013.
Holed up in one of the basement rooms of Gibson Hall, Walker Kennedy ’15 has logged many hours turning traditional songs from Colombia into a coded language.
As a physics and math major, and a music minor, Filipe Camarotti ’14 says his internship combines his love of music with an innate curiosity to figure out how and why things work.
Violinist Timothy Kantor ’07 is this week’s Young Artist in Residence at the studios of Performance Today, America’s most popular classical music radio program.
The Bowdoin Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra recently performed the world premiere of the oratorio “As It Began to Dawn,” by Bowdoin Music Department staff member Delmar Small.
Music studies from all over the world converged in Hubbard and Gibson Halls on April 20, when Bowdoin College hosted the annual meeting of The Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology.
On Saturday, April 13, as part of the Portland Conservatory of Music’s 5th Annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, Associate Professor Vineet Shende and the Oratorio Chorale will preview Shende’s new work for chorus and guitar, titled Pravasa: Travels of the Guitar.
Composer Elliott Schwartz, Robert K. Beckwith Professor of Music Emeritus, is releasing a new CD of chamber music titled “Tapestry.”
Before leaving for winter break, Bowdoin’s Taiko ensemble offered a holiday performance, “A Very Merry Taiko Christmas,” in the Sargent Gym.
When Michael LoBiondo ’06 went to a jazz concert in Port Chester, N.Y., he had no idea he would become part of the opening act, improvising alongside jazz piano great Allen Toussaint.
In her blog, “What Bree Sees,” Bree Candland ’01 recaps this year’s Reunion Weekend performance by perennial campus favorite, Racer-X, the 1980s cover band featuring English professor Aaron Kitch on keyboard and music professor Vin Shende on guitar and lead vocals. Maine’s BEST 80s cover band. I’ve seen others, and none put on […]
This summer, Robby Greenlee, a professor of music, and Nat Wheelwright, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Natural Sciences, are working with John Butterworth ’14, a biochemistry major who plays jazz saxophone, to transcribe and analyze the coos of some 300 doves and pigeons.
Earlier this week, Bowdoin staff members were allowed a rare look behind and into the Bowdoin Chapel’s large Austin organ. Delmar Small, Bowdoin’s concert, budget and equipment manager for the music department, explained the mechanics of both the College’s Austin organ and smaller Cooper organ to a small crowd, and then offered a short […]