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Concert Recordings

  • Bates Steel Pan Ensemble and Planet Pan
  • Voice Studio recital
    The students of Joelle Morris
  • Bates Studio Recital
    The students Jazmin DeRice and Luette Saul
  • The Bates Jazz Band
    Fall Concert 2022 BIG BAND Moment’s Notice, John Coltran, Arranged by Mark Taylor Manteca- Dizzy Gillespie, arranged by Mike Tomaro In A Mellow Tone- Duke Ellington, Arranged by Rick Stitzel COMBO Sweet Georgia Brown Airegin-…
  • Piano Studio Recital
    The Students of Chiharu Naruse Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque Claude Debussy (1862-1918)Chester Chen 26’ Sonata No.16 in C Major, K.545  II.Andante III.Allegretto  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Tristan Seavey 26’ October from The Seasons Op.37a…
  • The Burnurwurbskek Singers
    Native and Native Maine Music Comprised of men representing many of Maine’s Wabanaki people (including the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Mic Mac tribes), the members of the Burnurwurbskek Singers have been drumming together for almost…
  • Bates Brass Ensemble
    Program Traditional, arr. by Dan Marvin (b. 1961): Swing Low,Sweet Chariot     Robert Cropp, ‘26, solo trumpet Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750), arr. by Robert King: Contrapunctus V from The Art of Fugue Anton Bruckner (1824–1896), arr….
  • Rhythm Future Quartet
    The acoustic jazz ensemble, Rhythm Future Quartet has a straightforward agenda: to keep the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and expanding in today’s musical universe. Founded by violinist Jason Anick, the quartet performs dynamic and…
  • Bedlam and Eunoia
    Bedlam & Eunoia: Genre-bending jazz mixed with world music, odd meters, classical, and film score influence. Ranging from the tender to the fervorous; intimate, emotional music. Formed in April 2017, the group draws on Michael…
  • Bates College Orchestra
    Fall Concert 2022 Bates College Orchestra returns for its 46th season with music by Rameau, Tchaikovsky, and Dvořák, with the former concertmaster, Mathieu Moutou (’22) as a featured soloist. The program will include Rameau’s Suite…
  • Bates College Choir
    At the water’s edge Fall 2022, live from the Olin Arts Center Join the Bates Choir as we commemorate the 50th year anniversary of the 1972 Clean Water Act and the contribution of Bates ‘36…
  • McCoy Mrubata and Gary Wittner, global jazz
    Once a member of the legendary Hugh Masakela’s band, McCoy Mrubata has established himself as not just a saxophonist but a bandleader and touring/recording musician. Joining him is guitarist Gary Wittner, a faculty member at…
  • Chiharu Naruse, solo piano
    Featuring the Portland Ballet Company, choreographed by Nell Shipman Bates College Faculty member, Chiharu Naruse, performs a concert of solo piano works, which will be accompanied by the Portland Ballet Company (under the direction of…
  • Hidejiro Honjoh, shamisen recital
    Hidejiro Honjoh has been trailblazing a new musical path for the shamisen, a three-stringed Japanese instrument, in Asia, Europe, and North America. At Bates, he will be presenting a program consisting of traditional edo-period hauta…
  • Unsung Voice: Viola Music of Women Composers
    Kimberly Lehmann, viola, and Chiharu Naruse, piano. Kimberly Lehmann and Chiharu Naruse (Bates faculty) present a concert titled Unsung Voice: Viola Music of Women Composers. This recital will celebrate a wide-ranging collection of music by…
  • 9 Horses with the Amarantos String Quartet
    9 Horses is an improvising chamber ensemble featuring Joe Brent (formerly of Regina Spektor’s band) on acoustic and electric mandolin, 2018 GRAMMY nominee Sara Caswell (Esperanza Spalding) on violin and Hardanger d’amore, and Andrew Ryan…
  • The Titus Abbott Collective
    Titus Abbott, composer and Bates saxophone faculty member, presents his Collective that features drummer Michael Sarin and bassist Sean Conly who are both integral members of New York City’s genre-bending jazz and improvisation community. Over…
  • The Richard Nelson Imaginary Ensemble
    Guitarist Richard Nelson is known from New York to Maine for his compositional prowess. For this event he is bringing his Imaginary Ensemble for an evening of his own exploratory contemporary jazz compositions, elements of…
  • Alice Esty: the Legacy Effect
    The Bates archived are opened up yet again, this time featuring a selection of works from the Alice Esty collection at the Muskie Archives! Featuring Joëlle Morris, Mezzo-Soprano, Malinda Haslett, Soprano and Chiharu Naruse, Piano….
  • Bates Brass Ensemble and Steel Pan Orchestra
    The Bates Brass Ensemble performs works by Haydn, Ewald and DiLorenzo. The Bates Steel Pan Orchestra brings a splash of Caribbean flavor to Olin by performing classic Calypso and Soca tunes from the island of…
  • Bates Jazz Band, Winter ’22
    The Bates Jazz Band performs songs by Miles Davis, the Gershwin Brothers and an original composition by Bates senior, Dylan Disunno, for their winter semester concert. The Program: Fascinating Rhythm – George and Ira Gershwin…
  • MUS 262, Musical Theatre: final scenes
    MUTH 262 Performing Musical Theater class is proud to present their final cabaret performance featuring scenes from Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Bye Bye Birdie, Avenue Q, On the Town, and Rent! Directed by Joelle Morris
  • Bates Voice Recital, April 14th 2022
    The Voice Studio of Joelle Morris What do I need with Love? from Thoroughly Modern Millie Jeanine Tesori (b.1961) Max Younger ‘22 Mister Cellophane from Chicago John Kander (b. 1927) Caleb Ireland ‘23 Lonely House…
  • Bates Voice Recital, April 13th 2022
    The Voice Studios of Jazmin DeRice and Luette Saul. The Students of Jazmin DeRice Marcos Pacheco Soto – Super Woman, Stevie Wonder (b. 1950)** Nana Baffoe – A Song for You, Leon Russell (1945-2016)** Jeff…
  • Bates Piano Recital, winter ’22
    The Piano Students of Chiharu Naruse Piano Concerto No.5 Op.73 “Emperor” I. Allegro Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827) Andrew Hall ‘22 Etude Op.10 No.12 “Revolution” Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) Qifeng Sun ‘22 Piano Concerto K.488 in A…
  • Bates College Choir, Winter’ 22
    The Bates College Choir presents a program of music for chorus and string quartet as well as chorus and four hands (piano). This concert features the effervescent Luminous Night of the Soul by Ola Gjeilo…
  • Tom Linkas, senior recital
    If you play music around Bates, it’s likely that you know Tom… so please come and support him during his senior recital! Tom and his jazz ensemble will be performing Jazz standards, Bossa Nova and…
  • Jasper Tucker, senior recital
    Jasper Tucker is a cello and piano student at Bates College. He has been playing cello for over 13 years, and began playing piano in the second semester of first year of college. His studies…
  • Danny Rand, solo cello
    Danny Rand was born here in Lewiston Maine. He began playing the cello when he was young, studying classical music with James Kennedy (PSO) and performing with Bluegrass groups. Danny attended Bowling Green State University…
  • Diane Walsh, solo piano
    Pianist DIANE WALSH, whose many awards include the top prizes at the Munich ARD Competition and the Salzburg Mozart Competition, has performed concertos, solo recitals and chamber music concerts worldwide. She has appeared with the…