Author Archives: Clarise Snyder

Keeril Makan work reviewed at Tanglewood

New York Times: …a concert that also featured Keeril Makan’s “2” (1998), a dazzling duet for violin (Jordan Koransky) and percussion (Joseph Kelly) that began with stark unison attacks. Gradually morphing in pitch, color and speed, the muscular yet subtle … Continue reading

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A New England Emmy Award for Awakening: Evoking the Arab Spring Through Music

The 30-minute documentary centered on the world premiere of “Awakening,” a composition by visiting artist Jamshied Sharifi ’83. The music was performed by students in the MIT Wind Ensemble, led by Frederick E. Harris Jr., director of wind and jazz … Continue reading

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Anna Kohler in I am Bleeding All Over the Place

NEW MUSEUM, NY Presented as part of “Brooke O’Harra: I am Bleeding All Over the Place: Studies in directing or nine encounters between me and you” (May 16–24) and the spring R&D Season: VOICE. O’Harra’s “I am Bleeding All Over … Continue reading

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The Harvard vs MIT Musical – We’ll Get it Right

June 7 | Sat | 3pm | We’ll Get it Right, the MIT vs Harvard Musical,  commissioned by the MIT Class of 1954 in honor of its 60th reunion, written by Michael Ouellette with music and lyrics by Martin Marks, … Continue reading

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Levitan Award Recipients in Music

MIT Senior Lecturer  in Music David Deveau and Associate Professor of Music Patricia Tang are both 2014 recipients of the  James A. and Ruth Levitan Awards for Excellence in Teaching in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Dean … Continue reading

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MIT Theater Arts at Rinaldi

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Mark Harvey’s “No Walls” at City Hall

FROM THE JAZZBOSTON FB PAGE: JazzBoston and Boston jazz made history at noon on April 30 when live jazz filled the City Council Chamber for the first time ever. At the Council’s invitation, we brought a band to celebrate International … Continue reading

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Evan Ziporyn stars in Arthur!

Composer, clarinetist, and Professor of Music at MIT Evan Ziporyn, appears in an upcoming episode of Arthur.  Ziporyn was a founding member of the featured new music group Bang on a Can. The episode airs on May 14, 2014 on … Continue reading

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Harbison premiere by Cantata Singers

HARBISON WORLD PREMIERE Cantata Singers Friday, May 9, 2014 7:00 pm pre-concert discussion 8:00 pm Concert Post-concert reception Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA Visit: Cantata Singers Website Tickets: https://cantatasingers.secure.force.com/ticket   Cantata Singers will … Continue reading

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Music, Science and Technology

MIT NEWS published profiles of two students in the MIT Symphony Orchestra, a credit-bearing performance subject in the Music and Theater Arts Section of the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. Priyanka Saha – http://bit.ly/PxjCtH Nathan Kipniss – http://bit.ly/1nNhfSA … Continue reading

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