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October 30, 2008 12:00 pm

Parker String Quartet, members of Borromeo perform at Bates

Hailed by The Boston Globe for its “fiercely committed performances,” the Parker String Quartet performs in a Bates College concert, also featuring renowned pianist Frank Glazer.


October 22, 2008 9:51 pm

Jazz saxophonist come to Bates stage

Known for his ability to play alto and tenor sax simultaneously, Coffin has shared the stage with such diverse and renowned acts as the Dave Matthews Band, Phish, Van Morrison, the Dixie Chicks, Umphrey’s McGee, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.


October 10, 2008 11:05 am

Jazz sax, classical duo come to Bates stage

A concert featuring a saxophonist known for his work with banjoist Bela Fleck and a performance by pianist Frank Glazer and violinist Curtis Macomber highlight the Bates College calendar in the coming days.


November 9, 2007 9:43 am

Pianist Frank Glazer joins Bates College Orchestra for Bach concerto

Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known pianists, joins the Bates College Orchestra for the performance of a concerto by J.S. Bach at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


May 1, 2007 11:45 am

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

The Calder Quartet, a string ensemble praised for its bold programs and technical excellence, will be joined by leading Maine pianist Frank Glazer for a concert spanning 140 years of music at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


October 18, 2006 12:00 am

Glazer marks 70th anniversary of New York debut with Bates concert

Frank Glazer, Maine’s best-known pianist, marks the 70th anniversary of his New York City debut with a performance of that 1936 program at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.


April 26, 2006 3:54 pm

Two concerts, 88 keys equal a great weekend in Olin Concert Hall

One of them classical, the other jazz, two concerts feature standout Maine pianists this weekend at Bates College.


March 1, 2006 12:00 am

Three days, three big concerts

Maine’s best-known pianist, a classical guitarist offering an evening of South American music, and performers from the Portland Chamber Music Festival make this a can’t-miss weekend for music lovers at Bates College. All three concerts take place in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


August 31, 2004 9:17 am

Pianist Frank Glazer, renowned Verdehr Trio featured in September concerts at Bates College

Musicians performing at Bates College in September include Frank Glazer, a prominent Maine pianist and Bates artist in residence; Atsuko Hirai, a soprano and member of the Bates faculty; and the Verdehr Trio, internationally acclaimed for its development of the violin-clarinet-piano trio repertoire.


May 7, 2004 10:42 am

Weekend concerts feature classical and computerized music

New music by a Bates faculty member and an afternoon of music for violin and piano highlight the performance offerings at Bates College on the second weekend of May.