CONCERTS AT BATES

All concerts will be held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Admission is FREE, except where noted, but tickets are required.
Reserve tickets at batesconcerts.eventbrite.com.
For additional information, please call 207-786-6135 or email olinarts@bates.edu.

All performances are subject to change.

Upcoming Concerts

Jan
30

Diane Walsh, solo piano

A solo, classical piano concert by former faculty member at the Mannes School of Music, Diane Walsh.

Feb
17

VentiCordi, chamber music

Oboist Kathleen McNerney and Violinist Dean Stein, Artistic Directors of VentiCordi Chamber Music, collaborate in this diverse and extraordinary program with their colleagues at Bates….

Mar
8

The Richard Nelson Imaginary Ensemble, original jazz compositions

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…

Mar
17

9 Horses, improvisational chamber music

Comprised of band members for Regina Spektor and Esperanza Spalding, the group’s concert will be the culmination of a visit to the campus to work…

Mar
19

Bates College Orchestra

The Bates College Orchestra performs its final concert for the school year. Presented by the Bates Department of Music. This event is FREE, but reservations…

Mar
26

Portland Piano Trio, classical music

One of Maine’s best piano trios returns to Bates! This event is presented by the Olin Concert Series. This event is FREE, but reservations required.

Mar
31

Danny Rand, solo cello

Born in Lewiston, cellist Danny Rand presents a unique program of traditional cello repertoire and a short set of reinterpreted pop songs using only a…

Apr
3

Titus Abbott Trio, jazz improv

Bates faculty member, Titus Abbott, brings his improvisational jazz trio to campus. Presented by the Bates Department of Music. This event is FREE, but reservations…

Apr
7

Chalaban, Moroccan pop music

We are excited to bring this inspirational and energetic Moroccan-based group that blends traditional and modern instrumentation (and inspiration) all while singing in Arabic! Presented…