Archives for "Music"


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.


March 10, 2009 12:56 pm

Bates, Franco-American Heritage Center present a 'F.A.B' performance

Featuring performers from Bates and from around the region, the fourth annual F.A.B Winter Dance Showcase takes place at 2 p.m. on Sunday.


March 10, 2009 12:04 pm

Discussed the Icelandic recession

The Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið took note of dance band FM Belfast’s tour of the U.S., including a stop at Bates College that was sponsored by WRBC-FM. Besides offering a concert, the Icelandic band participated in a discussion about the recession in their homeland.


March 4, 2009 11:10 am

Glazer piano concert marks 1949 Carnegie Hall debut

An artist in residence at Bates since 1980, Glazer is a musician of international renown, still vital and active after decades of touring, composing, recording and teaching. On March 4th he will reprise the program he played in his Carnegie Hall debut.


February 27, 2009 2:04 pm

Bates presents early-music concert

The ensemble “Music for a while” offers a program of Renaissance, Baroque and early classical music at Bates College.


February 26, 2009 2:10 pm

Guest artists to join Bates Gamelan performance

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, joined by professional guest artists from Indonesia, will perform a concert on March 14.


February 16, 2009 4:38 pm

Jazz groups feature talented musicians

Ben Smeltzer ’10, of the Bates Jazz Combo, rocks the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall as part of the evening program for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The combo’s members participate in the college’s jazz band.