This season the MSU Wind Symphony will share the stage with the Summit High School Wind Ensemble, and its conductors, Steven Rapp and Alex Bocchino, for a wonderful evening of wind music. The MSU Wind Symphony will feature a performance by the winner of the 2017-2018 MSU Wind Symphony Concerto Competition.
In the corridors of power, jealousy, and ambition lead to sexual violence and a suicide. Where is meaning in a world where crimes like these go unpunished? In collaboration with the MSU Symphony under the baton of the distinguished maestro Markand Thakar, MSU Opera explores these questions in a fully staged production of Britten’s transcendent two-act chamber opera. Sung in the original English.
Join us at Hibernian Hall on Wednesday, August 16 to celebrate the works of Black Women Composers and bring attention to the gender pay gap in America through an interactive panel discussion with the musicians and event organizers. Through an uplifting evening of sharing music and creativity we will come together in the spirit of advocacy.
Presented by Community Organizer Zahra Ohldin in partnership with NorthStar Duo and financial support from the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Organization for Women
Christina Spurling, piano
Gina Razón, Soprano
Jordan Pettis, Violin
Seychelle Dunn-Corbin, Saxohphone
Adrienne Baker, Flute
Another chance to catch Pretty Little Salma: Storytelling through music. Participants get to be a part of this show in this Africanized retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood Story. Be prepared to vocalize, sing, clap and help Salma save the day while learning about music and storytelling!
Join Adrienne, pianist Solmaz Kafi and saxophonist Seychelle Corbin-Dunn in Quincy at Christ Church for an evening of chamber works composed by women and composers of color. Composers featured include:
Marietta Simpson and Evelyn Simpson-Curenton
his musical and poetic performance explores the concept of home through a Black lens: home of the Black body; home of the Black mind; home of the oppression through the walls of a prison cell; and the home found within one’s community and culture. COOS is proud to feature writer, activist, freelance journalist and poet Didi Delgado for this performance.
MAAH FAMILY DAY: FREE FUN FRIDAY!
The perfect day to visit MAAH's Boston and Nantucket campuses with your family is Free Fun Friday. This year MAAH’s campuses will be free on August 26th. Don't miss our interactive music workshop presented by Castle of Our Skins, an innovative and educational chamber ensemble, at our Boston Campus and special tours of restoration in progress on Nantucket. Courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation, the annual summer program offers visitors no cost admissions to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts.
For more information:
maah.org or call 617.725.0022, ext. 22 (weekdays) or ext. 330 weekends/evening events