Symphony Number One Presents Season Finale and World Premiere of Approaching Eternity Reply

jordan-randall-smithSymphony Number One, founded and directed by DMA conducting student Jordan Randall Smith, will present their season finale concert on Friday, April 28 at 8:00 pm and Saturday, April 29 at 8:00 pm at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Baltimore. The program will feature the world premiere of Approaching Eternity by Nicholas Bentz, a senior studying composition with Kevin Puts and violin with Herbert Greenberg. The new work will set the record for the largest new world premiere in Baltimore in the past three seasons. The season finale concert will also feature Charles Ives’ Symphony No. 3, a family sing-along with orchestra and organ, and an announcement for the SNO season opener for the 2017-18 season.

Julien Xuereb Performs in Union Square Chamber Music Society Concert on April 28 Reply

unnamedGPD student Julien Xuereb (MM ’15, Guitar; Pedagogy) will perform on the Union Square Chamber Music Society concert on Friday, April 28. The concert will be held in conjunction with the Sowebo Arts Spring Members Show in the home of Chuck and Linda Callahan at 100 South Stricker Street in Baltimore. The Arts Show will begin at 6:00 pm and the salon concert will begin at 8:30 pm. Mr. Xuereb will perform pieces by Robert de Visée, Napoléon Coste, Erik Satie, and his own original compositions. Find more information and make a reservation to attend here.

If Music Be The Food Presents Season Finale Concert on April 26 Reply

12993606_247088895638780_6359088491157559008_nIf Music Be The Food, a benefit concert series initiated in the Baltimore area by Beverly Wu (BM ’16, Violin) and Lior Willinger (MM ’16, Piano), will present its season finale concert on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 pm at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Baltimore. More…

The Beijing Guitar Duo Premieres Chen Yi’s Nian Hua on April 29 Reply

imgresThe Beijing Guitar Duo – artist diploma candidate Meng Su (PC ’09, GPD ’11, Guitar) and Yameng Wang (MM ’08, GPD ’11, Guitar) – will perform the world premiere of Chen Yi’s Nian Hua (Chinese New Year’s Paintings) as a part of Austin Classical Guitar’s International Series at AISD Performing Center in Austin, Texas on April 29 at 8:00 pm. Nian Hua is a 12 minute work for two guitars inspired by the colorful folk paintings from the town of Yangliuqing in Tianjin, China.

Clifton Guidry Performs with Rebekah Heller for Album Release on April 26 Reply

unnamedClifton Guidry, a sophomore studying bassoon, will perform with Rebekah Heller on her album release show for her newest album Metafagote at Abrons Arts Center in New York City on April 26 at 8:30 pm. Mr. Guidry will be performing in the ensemble of the title piece of the album, Felipe Lara’s Metafagote for solo bassoon and 6 bassoons. Find more information and tickets here.