Archives for "William Matthews"
Vienna Piano Trio opens impromptu, nine-day 'piano week' at Bates

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 1:29 pm

Featuring Maine's best-known pianist and visiting performers of international renown, the piano rules Bates College's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., for nine days in October.

Matthews composition featured by Portland Chamber Music Festival

Thursday, March 1, 2007 4:05 pm

A work by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music at Bates, is featured as musicians from the Portland Chamber Music Festival return to Bates for a concert Sunday, March 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Weekend concerts feature classical and computerized music

Friday, May 7, 2004 10:42 am

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.

Weekend concerts at Bates College feature classical, computer-generated music

Friday, April 30, 2004 2:29 pm

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.

Classical concert at Bates, then to Carnegie Hall

Friday, February 16, 2001 1:45 pm

Scott Murphree, baritone, and Alvin Novak, pianist, will perform commissioned works by contemporary composers Virgil Thomson, Paul Bowles, Ned Rorem, John Gruen and Francis Poulenc for this year's Alice S. Esty concert Friday, March 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Bates College orchestra to perform

Wednesday, February 2, 2000 1:39 pm

The Bates College Orchestra, under the direction of William Matthews, the Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Portland String Quartet's annual concert features Matthews composition

Tuesday, November 16, 1999 12:00 am

The Portland String Quartet will perform the ninth annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College. A reception in the lobby will immediately follow the concert, and the public is invited to attend free of charge. For additional information, call the Olin Arts Center at 786-6135.

Bates College students compose computer music

Thursday, October 21, 1999 12:00 am

Seventeen Bates College student composers enrolled in "Computers, Music and the Arts," a course taught by William Matthews, the Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will give a concert of new work using digital recording, sampling and synthesizers at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on the Bates campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For additional information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.

Modern dance at Bates celebrates 30 years

Thursday, March 4, 1999 4:08 pm

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, founded and directed by Marcy Plavin, lecturer in dance, will celebrate its 30-year anniversary with a concert performance, titled Slightly Hysterical (So, You Think This Has Been Easy?) at at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in Schaeffer Theater, 305 College St. Admission is free, but no reservations are accepted. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Fighting Bobcat Orchestra to perform

Wednesday, March 3, 1999 2:57 pm

The Bates College Fighting Bobcat Orchestra, directed by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, March 19 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited and admission is free.

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