Nov
2
7:00pm 7:00pm

Young Jewish American Composers

YIVO hosts a concert featuring new classical works by young and emerging Jewish American composers: Lainie FeffermanDavid HertzbergJulie Hill,Adam RobertsAlyssa Weinberg, and Alex Weiser. Performances by Violin and Viola duo andPlay (Maya Bennardo and Hannah Levinson),Brigid ColeridgeJulie HillLee DionnePat Swoboda, and Meaghan Burke will feature various combinations of piano, string quintet, and singer. The concert will also feature conversations with the composers exploring the question of how Jewish history and identity informs the creation of new works of art.

Program

Fünf Kleine Klavierstücke – Lainie Fefferman (1982- )
Méditation boréale – David Hertzberg (1990- )
Dreaming of Love – Alex Weiser (1989- )
Meditation – Alyssa Weinberg (1988- )
Shift Differential – Adam Roberts (1980- )
Over the Waters – Julie Hill (1988- )

Admission: $15,  YIVO members & students: $10 

This event is part of the Sidney Krum Young Artists Concert Series, made possible by a generous gift from the Estate of Sidney Krum. Co-sponsored by the American Society for Jewish Music.

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Oct
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Jazz at Barsoom

This Sunday is GMI Jazz Night at Barsoom! Please join us for an open jazz workshop at 6pm, followed by a faculty performance of re-imagined jazz standards. Drums- Tarun Balani, Bass- Wes Allen, Keys- James Hill, Sax- Derek Beckvold, Vocals- Julie Hill. 

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Aug
10
8:00pm 8:00pm

Adi & Suhail

Excited to perform with a collective of amazing musicians collaborating on funk/ pop/ Indian classical fusion with Adi (guitar) & Suhail (sarangi/ vocals) - this Sunday! 

8pm @ Blue Frog. 600 INR. Tickets sold at door. 

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Mar
22
8:00pm 8:00pm

Shut Up & Dance! Benefit with Philadelphia Ballet

Element Ensemble is honored to perform at this year's Shut Up & Dance! benefit with members of the Philadelphia Ballet at Philadelphia's Forrest Theater. Dancers Ian Hussey and Chloe Felestina of Ballet X bring the music to life with choreography by Robert Colby Damon. Profits from this wonderful benefit go to MANNA, which provides direct nutritional support and education to persons living with HIV/ AIDS in several cities including Philadelphia. 

 

 

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Dec
8
8:00pm 8:00pm

Manhattan School of Music

Premiere of my newly revised string quartet "Icarus" and premiere of my five-movement song cycle for voice and chamber orchestra.

Conducted by Kyle Ritenauer. Performed by: soprano Charlotte Mundy, oboist Stuart Breczinski, flutist Caitlyn Phillips, clarinetist Liam Kinson, pianist Erika Dohi, percussionists Clara Warnaar, Wai Chi Tang, violinistsHayne Kim, Ellen Mutter, violists Nick Pauly, David Derrico, and cellist Vivian Chang. 

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Dec
4
7:30pm 7:30pm

Yale College

A concert of piano and vocal music addressing the different aspects of love. My piece "Piano Etude" will be performed, and I will also sing a Schubert piece, a blues piece and a new piece by composer Alex Weiser.

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Nov
6
7:30pm 7:30pm

Yale College

My new multi-movement orchestral collaboration with Alex Weiser will be premiered. Named "Rumination," it is piece that ponders human associations with the word "music," attempting to break them in a series of falling dissonances.

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