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December 2014

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The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts Visiting Artist: Aron Kallay

December 1, 2014
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: Pianist/composer Dr. Aron Kallay has been praised as possessing “that special blend of intellect, emotion, and overt physicality that makes even the thorniest scores simply leap from the page into the listeners' laps.” After Aron premiered three of his works, composer and music critic Kyle Gann was “struck speechless,”.

Aron is an award-winning solo and chamber musician who has performed throughout the United States, as well as in the Czech Republic and Ukraine. His performances have been heard internationally on the radio shows Music From Carnegie Mellon and The Global Village.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

ChucK Concert

December 1, 2014
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: An evening of music using computer science skills to create custom environments.

Last edited by rsdavid on Nov 19, 2014

Duo Meranti in Recital

December 1, 2014
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: An evening of duo music written for violin and guitar, including works by Astor Pizzolla, Miroslav Tadic and Mesut Özgen.

Last edited by rsdavid on Nov 20, 2014

'Nova Chordis: CalArts Contemporary Vocal Ensemble'

December 2, 2014
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: The Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, a chorus of men and women, was created to provide an outlet for choral composers at CalArts to showcase their compositions and for the singers at CalArts to perform new choral works.

The Contemporary Vocal Ensemble performs works in a wide range of styles including atonal, non-pitched, improvisational, electronic and more traditional-style choral music.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

Digital World Music

December 2, 2014
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: A blend of custom electronics and music from India, Japan and Turkey.

Last edited by rsdavid on Nov 19, 2014

Bom An's BFA Mid-Residency Recital

December 3, 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: Mid-residency recital for oboe featuring music by Schuman, Mozart, Poulenc and Pasculli.

Last edited by rsdavid on Nov 12, 2014

(Avoid) The Funk

December 3, 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Sonic Boom Dance Party. Funk classics by James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Parliament, Blood Ulmer, Pigbag, Of Montreal and a new piece by Boris Hegenbart.

Last edited by rsdavid on Nov 11, 2014

'WATER FALL MUSIC'

December 4, 2014
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

CalArts, Main Gallery

MUSIC: Musical performance including a piano, electronics, viola and cello.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 02, 2014

The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts Visiting Artist: Peter Evans

December 5, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: Peter Evans is an American trumpet player based in New York, who specializes in improvisation and avant-garde music. Peter currently works in a wide variety of areas, including solo performance, chamber orchestras, performance art, free improvised settings, electro acoustic music and composition.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

Beats, Grids and Groups

December 5, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: A concert of electronic music performed by CalArts students using a blend of networked laptops, custom-made digital audio interfaces and conventional instruments.

Performers include: Cordey Lopez, JP Yépez, Martín Vélez, Paúl Roserom Zach Crumrine, Dexter Shepherd, Chris Knollmeyer, Hill Jaeger, Meason Wiley, Kevin Kim, Jack Rodgers, and Daniel González.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

Peter Evans with the New Millennium Brass Ensemble

December 5, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: Composer, trumpeter Peter Evans performs with the CalArts New Millennium Brass Band, Imaginative Improvisations and works by Pärt, Ruggles and Maimeter.

Last edited by rsdavid on Nov 11, 2014

CalArts Singer/Songwriter Showcase

December 6, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Join us Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 pm in ROD Concert Hall for a showcase of singing and songwriting by CalArts students! Reception to follow.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

VoiceArts Creates

December 6, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: Creative endeavors by CalArts VoiceArts students.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

Musical Arts Program Semi Annual GRANDSTAND

December 6, 2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Our semi-annual GRANDSTAND is a beloved tradition. Students from the Musical Arts Program gather to share our work with the Institute. Many friends will perform many songs.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 03, 2014

Chamber Music Concert

December 7, 2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: Chamber music concerts featuring music by L. Thuille, F. Schubert, M. Ravel, R. Clark Beethoven and more.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

'Who gives a shit? We're all going to die: Lilia Bogoeva's BFA-4 Graduation Recital'

December 7, 2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: The demon guitar possesses Lilia for an afternoon of heavy metal acrobatic guitar dancing with some zesty Balkan flare.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

Guitars@CalArts

December 7, 2014
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Acoustic and electric guitars playing traditional and original pieces and improvisations from classical to blues to jazz to rock and beyond.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

African Music and Dance Show

December 8, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

CalArts, Main Gallery

MUSIC: Ghanaian West African performance by the African Music and Dance Ensemble performing their end-of-semester music and dance.

Last edited by rsdavid on Nov 11, 2014

The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts Visiting Artist: Kate McGarry

December 8, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: With five critically acclaimed CDs and a Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Vocal CD, Kate McGarry has become recognized as a jazz artist who brings authenticity and vitality to every song regardless of genre. The Wall St. Journal calls her, "austere and elegant," New York Times pronounced her music, “astute and sensitive".

She currently performs in jazz clubs, Performing Arts Centers and festivals throughout the US and abroad.

As an educator she has served on the faculties of Manhattan School of Music and New England Conservatory.

Downbeat Magazine has cited McGarry as 'Rising Star' vocalist for the past five years. She has been interviewed on All Things Considered, Jazz Set w/DeeDee Bridgwater, Piano Jazz w/Marion McPartland. McGarry has performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages, from Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Birdland to the Newport Jazz Festival, San Sebastian Jazz Fest and Jazz Baltica.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

CalArts Percussion Ensemble

December 8, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Carlos Chavez, Tocaklaton Percussion; Lou Harrison, Fugue for Percussion; John Cage; Jim Tenny, Three Pieces from Percussion Quartet.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

CalArts Improvisation Ensembles

December 9, 2014
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Concert Hall

MUSIC: Music in the Moment by CalArts Improvisation Ensembles with Susan Allen.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

'Edward Park: The Random Jukebox'

December 10, 2014
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

CalArts, The Wild Beast

MUSIC: Vocal works composed and/or performed by Ed.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 01, 2014

Art Opening - Salsa Band

December 11, 2014
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm

CalArts, Main Gallery

MUSIC: CalArts salsa band plays for dancing.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 11, 2014

Piano Spheres: Aron Kallay at REDCAT

December 16, 2014
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 8:30pm

REDCAT: Piano Spheres continues its new Satellite Series of emerging pianists with Aron Kallay, an award-winning solo and chamber musician who has performed throughout the United States, as well as in the Czech Republic and Ukraine. His performances have been heard internationally on the radio shows Music From Carnegie Mellon and The Global Village.

Last edited by rsdavid on Dec 15, 2014
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