Archives for "Music"


September 9, 2009 3:21 pm

Jazz @ Olin series kicks off with piano-sax duo

The Jazz @ the Olin Arts Center Series at Bates opens with pianist Vijay Iyer and saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, a duo known as Raw Materials, in performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


May 21, 2009 3:17 pm

Bates student composed, conducts choral mass

Jason Tsichlis, a composer and Bates College senior, premieres his Mass in D-flat Major on May 21. The concert is open to the public at no cost.


May 1, 2009 11:21 am

Conducting to a Unique Beat

Thomas Snow conducts the Bates College Jazz Band. Pianist, bandleader and composer, Snow is one of New England’s most versatile and sought-after musicians.


May 1, 2009 10:20 am

Jazzing It Up

Trumpeter Daniel Roop ’10 rehearses with the Bates College Jazz Band for a spring concert in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.


April 29, 2009 3:44 pm

Acclaimed young jazz pianist Jonathan Batiste to perform

Led by a jazz pianist whose acclaim belies his youth, the Jonathan Batiste Band performs at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


April 23, 2009 12:03 pm

Soprano Lisa Saffer, pianist Anastasia Antonacos to perform

Described by a Village Voice reviewer as “one of those special singers whose technique and blooming sound always serve sense and emotion,” world-renowned soprano Lisa Saffer sings at Bates College. Joining Saffer is pianist Anastasia Antonacos, an award-winning musician with a worldwide following.


April 10, 2009 2:26 pm

Classicists, romanticists on agenda for Glazer concert

Pianist Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known musicians, performs at Bates on Friday, April 10. The 94-year-old Glazer is a…


April 1, 2009 3:48 pm

Bates Jazz Band to perform

Directed by Maine pianist Thomas Snow, the Bates College Jazz Band will perform on April 1. The Bates Jazz Band is a full big band of Bates students that performs at least one concert per semester in a wide variety of styles.


April 1, 2009 3:32 pm

Bates students present digital music concert

Students in Chris Bailey’s “Computers, Music and the Arts” course perform their compositions on April 7. The course is a hands-on study of music-making with computers and is designed for arts students who want to learn about new technological tools. This performance is based on the genre “musique concrete,” or music made from found sounds, such as the hum of a dryer.


March 23, 2009 1:03 pm

Bates College Choir to perform works by Mozart and Fauré

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Coronation Mass” and Gabriel Fauré’s “Requiem” in concert.