Musical Meridians of the Silk Roads: A Lecture by Theodore Levin
Theodore Levin is a Professor of Music at Dartmouth College who has chronicled Central Asian folk customs and music in his books 100,000 Fools of God: Musical Travels in Central Asia and Where Rivers and Mountains Sing. Levin served as the first executive director of the Silk Road Project, founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma. He has also served as chair of the Arts and Culture Sub-board of the Open Society (Soros) Foundations, and is currently the Senior Project Consultant to the Aga Khan Music Initiative.
MHSO Monsters Ball
Join the Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra for both morning and evening concerts featuring music from Star Wars and melodic waltzes from around the world.
Family and Friends Choral and Orchestra Concert
The Glee Club, Chorale, Chamber Singers, and Symphony Orchestra join forces to present a diverse selection of repertoire, culminating with a combined performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s “Verleih uns Frieden” featuring the Family and Friends Choir. Free and open to the public. Directed by Stephanie Council and Netta Hadari.
Family and Friends Weekend Jazz Concert: “What is hip?”
Join the Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College (Big Band, Vocal & Chamber Jazz) as they explore stylish and contemporary music by Leonard Bernstein, Gordon Goodwin, Henry Mancini, Manhattan Transfer, and Tower of Power. Mark Gionfriddo, director.
Indian Music Festival
The Indian Music Festival brings the variety and richness of Indian musical traditions to Mount Holyoke and the Five Colleges. At Mount Holyoke College, a group of performers of the North Indian classical vocal music, including Pandit Shantanu Bhattacharyya, a highly acclaimed vocal artist, Pandit Ashis Sengupta, a masterful tabla artist and Durba Bhattacharyya, an accomplished harmonium artist, will perform at the Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary on Tuesday, September 25 at 7 pm.