March 5 | Wed | MTA Composer Forum presents: Charles Shadle, MIT Senior Lecturer in Music and Theater Arts. Western Saddlebag: Cowboy Songs and the Craft of Composition.
The talk will focus on Western Saddlebag a newly composed suite of arrangements of traditional cowboy melodies for piano. 5pm, Lewis Music Library, 14E-109. Free. Refreshments will follow.
March 6 | Thu | “Open-Score Introduction to the Beethoven Quartets” hosted by MIT Lecturer in Music Teresa Neff and the Jupiter Quartet. Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2; Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp”; Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2. The Jupiter Quartet will present the works on their 8pm, March 7 Kresge Auditorium concert and play excerpts, with scores and facsimiles available for use by the audience. Q and A and reception following. 6:30pm, Lewis Music Library, 14E-109. Free. Refreshments will follow.