Events

Five-College Collegium

Nov. 29, 2017 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Grace Church, Amherst, Ma

The Munich Connection:  Music of Ludwig Senfl and Orlando Lassus for voices and Renaissance winds.  Directed by Robert Eisenstein.  Free and open to the public.

Seascapes — Music for Flutes

Dec. 1, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
McCulloch Auditorium — Pratt Music Hall

The Flute Choir explores the elements in music featuring seascapes, Fire and Ice, plus a Bach Brandenburg Concerto and Schickele's Monochrome. A reception to follow in the Warbeke Room.  Alison Hale directs. Free and open to the public.

Holiday Vespers — A Venerable College Tradition

Dec. 3, 2017 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dec. 3, 2017 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Abbey Chapel

Start your holiday season on a high note at this cherished campus tradition, featuring choral works from many cultures, plus holiday jazz selections—a treat for the soul and the senses.

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Five College West African Music Ensemble's Annual Concert

Dec. 5, 2017 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
McCulloch Auditorium — Pratt Music Hall

The West African Music Ensemble presents a festive concert featuring music of Togo, Ghana and Benin, with Ghanaian artists Francis Akotuah and Kwaku Manu.  With an audience dance-along, this concert is great for the whole family.  Faith Conant directs.

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The Orchestra Celebrates Musical Friendships!

Dec. 7, 2017 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Abbey Chapel

The MHC music department bids farewell to Professor Linda Laderach, violin soloist, and features last year’s concerto competition winner Hannah Pozzebon, flute soloist. Ng Tian Hui conducts. Free and open to the public.

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HOT JAZZ ON A COLD NIGHT!

Dec. 9, 2017 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
McCulloch Auditorium

The annual winter concert featuring tunes by Gordon Goodwin, Thad Jones, Charles Mingus, and Laura Nyro. Mark Gionfriddo, director.

 

MHSO Travels to Washington, D.C. for Annual Mary Lyon Concert!

Jan. 20, 2018 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Church of the Epiphany, Washington, D.C

This concert season, the MHSO travels to Washington, D.C. for their annual Mary Lyon Concert. Program to be announced. Ng Tian Hui conducts. 

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Crafting a Life in the Arts

Feb. 10, 2018 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location to be announced

Considering an artistic career? Wondering how to craft a meaningful lifestyle? Want insider information on finding opportunities and connecting with established professionals? Join a campus-wide dialogue with established and emerging artists!

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Games of Chance

Mar. 2, 2018 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Abbey Chapel

The program includes Ragtime Songs by Ives, Eight Poems of Emily Dickenson by Copland, and Stravinsky's "Jeu Des Cartes". Free and open to the public.

MHSO Collaborates in the Premier of Nigerian Opera!

Apr. 12, 2018 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Apr. 13, 2018 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Chapin Auditorium

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