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Wednesday

May 6, 2009
10:47 am

WRBC recommends…

New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.

Monday

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.

Monday

January 26, 2009
12:00 pm

Glazer piano concerts celebrate remarkable anniversaries

Ninety-three-year-old pianist Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known musicians, performs at Bates College in two concerts marking the anniversaries of important debuts in his long career.

Monday

January 26, 2009
12:00 pm

Concert offerings hit a crescendo at Bates this weekend

Music lovers might find themselves wanting to camp out at Bates College this weekend, as three concerts in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall add up to a critical mass of great listening.

Wednesday

January 21, 2009
11:59 am

Bates duo-piano concert features music by visiting composer

Pianists Shiau-Uen Ding and Jacob Rhodebeck perform a program including music by Christopher Bailey, visiting assistant professor of music at Bates College.

Monday

December 1, 2008
12:00 pm

ProFile: The Fix is in — Josh Fix

The waning days of 2008 yielded a growing consensus that Free at Last, the debut CD from Josh Fix ’99, is quite download-worthy.

Thursday

November 6, 2008
1:29 pm

I’m the Girl Talk of Philosophy

Concerning mash-up music, debates have been circulating concerning the question of whether a mash-up song should be considered new or not. Is a mash-up song authentic? Is it “real” music? Or is it simply two previously written songs placed together into something that is less novel than it is a rip-off. And what does it mean that computers are so fancy these days that any Joe-shmo can take two of his favorite songs and layer them together? Does that count as authentic?

Wednesday

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.

Monday

October 20, 2008
10:19 am

The Crosstones perform at Parent’s Weekend

Bates’ co-ed a cappella group, The Crosstones, is now in its 12th year. The group recently performed at the Bates College Parent’s Weekend 2008 Concert.