Concert Series 2018-2019

Fall 2018

Sunday, October 21, 7 p.m.
Brightwork newmusic

Sunday, November 4, 7 p.m.
The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir: Recombobulation
Fifteen clarinetists, performing on soprano, sopranino, alto, bass and contrabass instruments, presents compositions by Toshinari Iijima, Theresa Martin, Daniel Rodier, Andy Scott and Masato Tajino and arrangements of old favorites by Christin Hablewitz and Matt Johnston.

Sunday, December 2, 7 p.m.
Harvey Mudd College Early Music Ensemble
HMC’s new student group performs European music of 14th to 17th centuries on wind instruments, strings, and keyboard.

Tuesday, December 11, 7 p.m.
Student Recital
Students of Harvey Mudd College perform on piano, violin, and vocal.

Sunday, December 16, 7 p.m.
Student Computer Music Concert
The annual Computer Music Concert presented by HMC Music 88: Introduction to Computer Music. Come and celebrate original compositions.

Spring 2019

Sunday, February 3, 7 p.m.
The Wright, Lebow, Moss Trio
Chamber music for violin, cello and piano by Gabriel Pierné and Frank Bridge.

Sunday, February 17, 7 p.m. 
Aron Kallay: Beyond 12

Sunday, February 24, 7 p.m.
Brightwork newmusic: Lost and Found, again…
L.A.’s premiere sextet explores what it means to be lost over and over again, only to be found, albeit for a fleeting moment. This program presents works by Sean Friar, Takuma Itoh, A.J. McCaffrey, world premiere of new works by Bill Alves, Jonathon Grasse, and world premiere of new arrangements by Molly Joyce and Liviu Marinescu.

Sunday, March 3, 7 p.m.
Nadia Shpachenko, Piano and Guests
Shpachenko performs selections from her new CD “The Poetry of Places” and contemporary trio works with Megan Ihnen, mezzo-soprano and Michael Hall, viola. Unique architecture and places inspired the compositions by Victoria Bond, Libby Larsen, Hannah Lash, James Matheson, Harold Meltzer, Lewis Spratlan, Nina C. Young, and Jack Van Zandt.

Sunday, March 31, 7 p.m.
Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble: A German Renaissance Roadshow
In their first Claremont performance, the LA-based early music vocal ensemble is joined by instrumental ensemble Commercium Musicum on a musical journey from the Renaissance to the early Baroque, featuring works by composers such as Schein, Hieronymus and Michael Praetorius, Scheidt and Hassler. This program celebrates March as Early Music Month.

Sunday, April 7, 7 p.m.
Jayme Stone’s Folklife: Perennials for the People
The renowned quartet performs American folk music from Sea Island spirituals to Creole calypsos and stomp-down Appalachian dance tunes.

Sunday, April 21, 7 p.m.
HMC American Gamelan: MicroFest
HMC’s ensemble of metallophones and gongs ring out as part of L.A.’s festival of microtonal music. Special guests Shalini Vijayan, violin, and Alison Bjorkedal, harp, join the HMC American Gamelan in performances of works by Lou Harrison and Bill Alves.

Friday, April 26, 7 p.m.
Senior Recital: Haoxing Du, Nora Hu and Maggie Li
Three senior students of Harvey Mudd College perform works by Isaac Albéniz, Mily Balakirev, Frédéric Chopin, Claude Debussy, Franz Liszt, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Franz Schubert.

Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m.
Student Recital
Students of Harvey Mudd, Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges perform on piano, violin, cello, trombone, tuba, and vocal.

Friday, May 10, 7 p.m.
Senior Recital: Emily Kim and Ivy Liu
Two senior students of Harvey Mudd College perform works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Cluade Debussy, Louis Ganne and Charles Griffes.

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