Tufts Music Dept. Announces Public Concerts

New at Noon: Bright February 22

The Tufts University Department of Music presents Bright, a concert of new works by Tufts composers in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12 p.m. as part of the New at Noon concert series.

The concert will feature three pianists: Edith Auner, Tufts Music Department Coordinator of Applied Music and Director of Outreach Activities; Christoph Boergers, Professor in the Tufts Math Department; and Maria Bono, a retired Brandeis faculty member. They will perform new piano solo and chamber works by Tufts composers Jeannette Chechile, Alexander Hite, John McDonald, Jordan Odiakosa, Logan Wright, and guest composer Sergei Rachmaninoff.

The Granoff Music Center is located at 20 Talbot Avenue on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit as.tufts.edu/music/musiccenter or call the Granoff Music Center Box Office at 617.627.3679.

‘Art Song and Near-Art Song’ Featuring Charles Blandy February 23

The Tufts University Department of Music presents a performance by Charles Blandy in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 8 p.m. as part of the Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series.

Charles Blandy will perform art songs along with pianist Jocelyn Swigger, including the music of Poulenc, Harbison, Zemlinsky, Beck, and Ives. The program features music reminiscent of the French Cabaret, the Viennese waltz, and American hymns, marches, and circus music.

The Granoff Music Center is located at 20 Talbot Avenue on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit as.tufts.edu/music/musiccenter or call the Granoff Music Center Box Office at 617.627.3679.

Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series Katherine Chi Recital February 24

he Tufts University Department of Music presents a performance by Katherine Chi, in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 3 p.m. as part of the Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series.

Performance faculty pianist Katherine Chi will perform a concert of music spanning the ages. Chi will perform pieces by Bach, Beethoven, and Ravel that were composed three centuries apart in 1714, 1814, and 1914-1917. The performance will also include Sigismond Thalberg’s Grande Fantasia su La Traviata di Verdi, Op. 78, which celebrates Verdi, who was born two centuries ago in 1813.

The Granoff Music Center is located at 20 Talbot Avenue on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit as.tufts.edu/music/musiccenter or call the Granoff Music Center Box Office at 617.627.3679.

- Information from Tufts University

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