December

All Concerts will be held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall unless otherwise stated

All Performances are subject to change.
Please call 207-786-6135 or email: olinarts@bates.edu

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

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BATES JAZZ COMBO + VOCAL ENSEMBLE

Directed by Thomas Snow, these ensembles present music by jazz masters and by artists in diverse genres.

  • NOTE: Seating for this event will on the Olin Arts Center stage and tickets will be limited
  •  Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

 

Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

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Visiting Artist in Music Frank Carlberg, Word Circus

Christine Correa, voice
John O’Gallagher, alto sax
Frank Carlberg, piano
Kim Cass-bass
Michael Sarin, drums

Frank Carlberg, an acclaimed New York-based pianist and composer known for his versatility across musical genres and performance formats, presents his musical settings for poems by contemporary American writers such as Ron Padgett and Anselm Berrigan. A visiting artist at Bates this academic year, Carlberg will be accompanied by a quartet including singer Christine Correa.

  • Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

Friday, December 4, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

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Bates Choir

The Bates College Choir, directed by John Corrie, will perform Opera Choruses for their December Concerts.  Many of the favorites by Mozart, Handel, Bizet, Gounod, Puccini, Wagner and Verdi will be on the program.  Professor James Parakilas will accompany the students on the piano.  Student Soloists will include (in alphabetical order)  Sarah Freyd, Ryen Martinez, Madeline McLean, Caroline Paikoff, and Sarah Wainshal.

  •  Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

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Bates Choir

The Bates College Choir, directed by John Corrie, will perform Opera Choruses for their December Concerts.  Many of the favorites by Mozart, Handel, Bizet, Gounod, Puccini, Wagner and Verdi will be on the program.  Professor James Parakilas will accompany the students on the piano.  Student Soloists will include (in alphabetical order)  Sarah Freyd, Ryen Martinez, Madeline McLean, Caroline Paikoff, and Sarah Wainshal.

  •  Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

 

Tuesday, December 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

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STEEL PAN ORCHESTRA

Using authentic instruments from the West Indies, the orchestra plays jazz and other styles blended into the ebullient Caribbean sound.

  •  Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

Voice Studio Recital: Students of Luette Saul

  • Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

Bates Gamelan and American String Band

Directed by Gina Fatone, the ensemble performs traditional and contemporary selections for Sundanese gamelan degung and Central Javanese gamelan.

  • NOTE: This event will take place in the Benjamin Mays Center and seating will be limited
  •  Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

 

 Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

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Bates Jazz Band

Directed by Tom Snow, the ensemble performs music by jazz masters through the decades and other artists in diverse genres.

  • Admission is free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

 

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

Voice Studio Recital: Students of John Corrie

 

  •  Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates

 

Friday, December 11, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

Piano Studio Recital: Students of Chiharu Naruse

 

  • Admission is Free, although tickets are required
  • Reserve Tickets: bit.ly/oacbates