Stories about "James Parakilas"
Chiharu Naruse is a member of the applied music faculty.
Faculty members Richter, Parakilas, Naruse offer concerts

Thursday, October 8, 2015 2:18 pm

Three musicians on the Bates College faculty perform two concerts in the coming days.

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Video: Bates professors say what they’re excited to teach (2015)

Friday, September 18, 2015 9:42 am

As they gather for the academic procession for Convocation, Bates professors say what they're excited to teach.

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Channel 6 TV news magazine profiles pianist Frank Glazer, now age 99

Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:15 am

"Ninety-nine? I can't believe it," Glazer says. "It's as though it's thrust upon you all of a sudden."

Composer Scott Ordway conducts an orchestra.
With soloists Glazer and Parakilas, Bates Orchestra presents two-piano concerto

Friday, March 7, 2014 2:23 pm

Scott Ordway leads the Bates College Orchestra in a program including a Mozart concerto for two pianos on March 15.

Bates in Brief Academics: Fanny Dickens, retiring professors, new professorships

Friday, June 15, 2012 2:08 pm

Lillian Nayder rediscovered the music of Fanny Dickens in the archives of Britain’s Royal Academy of Music.

English Lillian Nayder, with the help of Bates music faculty colleague James P. Parakilas, is about to give Fanny that introduction, or reintroduction, through the voice Fanny was known for in her day: the music, both vocal and instrumental, that she composed and performed for admiring (and often paying) audiences.
High time for performance of works by a different Dickens

Friday, February 3, 2012 8:21 am

Bates professor rediscovers music by Dickens' older sister.

Dvorak, Beethoven, Haydn performed by Bates, Bowdoin, Colby players

Thursday, April 22, 2010 4:05 pm

Musicians from Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges join forces to present Dvorak's Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65, and works by Haydn and Beethoven at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 25, in Bates' Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert by pianist James Parakilas, violinist Mary Hunter and cellist Steve Witkin is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact 207-786-6135 or this

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 11:45 am

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.

In a change of pace, Bates College Choir to sing opera choruses

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 1:42 pm

The Bates College Choir performs operatic choruses by some of the genre's greatest composers in 8 p.m. concerts on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concerts are free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For reservations or more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Glazer, Parakilas perform Russian music for two pianos

Wednesday, September 10, 2003 11:15 am

Frank Glazer and James Parakilas, members of the Bates College music faculty who rank among Maine's best-known musicians, perform a program of music for two pianos by Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff and other Russian composers at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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