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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Visit bates.edu/olin for information regarding the Olin Concert Series

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 Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

BATES CHOIR – Messiah Part 1Bates Collete Choir

John Corrie directs the Bates College Choir and Bates Orchestra in Part I of Messiah by Georg Frederic Handel. This masterpiece by the renowned Baroque composer will be performed with soloists from the choir: Sarah Freyd ’19, Amelia Green ’17, Maddie McLean ’17, Ryen Martinez ’17 and James Erwin ’18.

PLEASE NOTE: The concert information in the Sun Journal is incorrect. The concerts on December 2 and 3 are both of Messiah Part I ONLY. It is the same program both evenings.

Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

BATES CHOIR – Messiah Part 1Bates Collete Choir

John Corrie directs the Bates College Choir and Bates Orchestra in Part 1 of Messiah by Georg Frederic Handel. This masterpiece by the renowned Baroque composer will be performed with soloists from the choir: Sarah Freyd ’19, Amelia Green ’17, Maddie McLean ’17, Ryen Martinez ’17 and James Erwin ’18.

PLEASE NOTE: The concert information in the Sun Journal is incorrect. The concerts on December 2 and 3 are both of Messiah Part I ONLY. It is the same program both evenings.

 

Sunday, December 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

VOICE STUDIO RECITAL – students of John Corrie

  • No tickets are required

Monday, December 5, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

Piano Student Recital – Students of Chiharu Naruse and Bridget Convey

 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

Multimedia Ensemble “Blurb”

Ensemble Blurb, an experimental, improvisational group featuring Visiting Artist in Music Arthur Kampela.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

VOICE STUDIO RECITAL – Students of Luette Saul and Jazmin DeRice

  • No tickets are required

 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERABATES GAMELAN

  • NOTE: This event will take place in the Benjamin Mays Center and seating will be limited
  • Admission is free
  • Although tickets are required – batesconcerts.eventbrite.com

 

Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

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 BATES JAZZ BAND WITH PORTLAND JAZZ ORCHESTRA

TRIBUTE TO STEVE GROVER

In a program that includes a tribute to the late Steve Grover, a composer and drummer who taught at Bates, the Bates Jazz Band shares the Olin Concert Hall stage with the Portland Jazz Orchestra.FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu

 

Friday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Bates Department of Music Presents

 Bates College Jazz Band

Bates Brass Ensemble

Performing at 7:00 p.m.

And

8135862040_69dddf2f7b_bSteel Pan Ensemble

Performing at 8:00 p.m.

 

 

Two Bates student music ensembles and a visiting group share a program. In its debut, the Bates Brass Ensemble offers arrangements of music by the Beatles, Henry Mancini and John Dowland; Alan Carr directs. Two steel pan ensembles, the Bates Steel Orchestra and Sister Steel, blend mainstream pop sounds with traditional Caribbean steel music. Duncan Hardy directs the Bates band and is a member of Sister Steel, which is rooted in the longstanding Blue Hill steel pan scene.