The Bard Music Program Offers Six Concerts in May
Programs include Gamelan, Choral and Orchestral Works, Jazz, Electronic Music, and New Works by Bard Students and Faculty
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—The Bard College Music Program offers six concerts in May that are open to the public (some with nominal admission fees). No reservations are necessary; seating is on a first-come, first served basis.
The Hudson Valley Gamelan presents a program of Balinese music and dance on Saturday, May 3, at 8:00 p.m. in Olin Hall. Suggested donation is $10.
On Tuesday, May 6, at 8:00 p.m., in the Sosnoff Theater of the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, the Bard College Chamber Singers and Symphonic Chorus, under the direction of James Bagwell, director of the Music Program, perform Bard professor Kyle Gann’s Transcendental Sonnets as well as works by Bard student composers. Admission $5; free for children 12 and under.
The Bard Electro-Acoustic Ensemble, under the direction of Marina Rosenfeld, presents its spring concert on Wednesday, May 7, at 8:00 p.m. in Blum Hall.
The Bard College Jazz Big Band, directed by Thurman Barker, is featured in concert on Monday, May 12, at 7:00 p.m., in room 211 in Blum Hall.
The Da Capo Chamber Players, ensemble in residence of the Music Program and the Bard Conservatory, presents an evening of new orchestrations and compositions by Bard students, coordinated by Blair McMillen, on Wednesday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m., in Olin Hall.
The spring concerts conclude on Friday, May 16, at 8:00 p.m., in Olin Hall, with the Bard Orchestra, directed by Nathan Madsen, featuring the winner of the Music Program’s annual concerto competition.
For information on these events, call 845-758-7250 or visit www.bard.edu.
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