December 2013

To see all the MIT Chamber Music Society programs click HERE:

3  | Tue | Chamber Music Society Jazz combos.  Keala Kaumeheiwa, coach.  7:30pm Killian Hall. Free.

4  | Wed | Chamber Music Society. 7pm, Killian Hall.  Free.

6  | Fri | Triptych Winds. MIT Wind Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr., Music Director. Featuring Prof. Peter Child’s Triptych for wind ensemble; Hindemith, Symphony in Bb; Vaughn Williams Flourish for Wind Band; Grainger, Irish Tune from County Derry & Molly on the Shore; John Harbison, Cortège for percussion ensemble; and a performance by the MITWE Saxophone Ensemble. General admission $5; Free in advance only with MIT email address.  Tickets: and at the door.

6  | Fri | Rambax, MIT Senegalese Drum Ensemble.  Lamine Touré, director.  Winter Concert. 8pm, Lobdell, MIT Student Center.  Free.

7 | Sat | Emerson Scholars Student String Recital. Featuring: Chelsea Edwards, Deepti Raghavan, Ari Umans, Tanya Liu, Sophie Chung, Valerie Peng, violin; Evan Lynch and June Kim, cello. 10am, Killian Hall.  Free.

7 | Sat | MIT Concert Choir, William Cutter, music director in collaboration with MIT Symphony Orchestra, Adam K. Boyles, music director. Verdi, Stabat Mater and Te Deum; Beethoven: Mass in C major, Opus 86. 8pm, Kresge Auditlorium.  General admission $5; Free in advance only to MIT Community with MIT email address. Tickets:

8 | Sun | Emerson Scholars Wind Recital.  Featuring Gabriel Lesnick, horn; Devin Zhang, clarinet; Doug Cattie, trumpet; Tina Kambil, saxophone; Austen Yueh, clarinet; and the Brahms Horn Trio by Elizabeth Irvin, horn; Valerie Peng, violin, and Joey Zhou, piano. 10am, Killian Hall.  Free.

8 | Sun | Emerson Scholars Piano Recital.  Featuring Justin Martinez, percussion; Cheryl Gaul, Nicholas Kwok, Hane Lee, Keith Orlando, Benjamin Gunby, Botong Ma, Roo-Ra Lee, Jiwon Park, piano.  Noon, Kresge Auditorium.  Free.

8 | Sun | MIT Chamber Music Society. 3pm, Kresge Auditorium.  Free.

8 | Sun | MIT Chamber Music Society. 5pm & 7pm, Killian Hall.  Free.

8 | Sun |Definitely Not Retiring:” MIT Institute Professor John Harbison at 75. MIT celebrates John Harbison’s 75th birthday with his music, surprise guests and performances, and the music of Bach. Program includes Harbison’s Cortège for percussion ensemble; premieres of some of his jazz songs with lyrics by MIT students and a piece for violin and jazz trio; Bach Cantata BWV 118, performed by MIT Chamber Chorus and members of the MIT Wind Ensemble conducted by Harbison; performances by MIT Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and MIT’s faculty jazz quintet, Strength in Numbers: John Harbison, piano; Keala Kaumeheiwa, bass; Fred Harris, drums; Dylan Sherry, tenor saxophone; Mark Harvey, trumpet; and special guest Rose Mary Harbison, violin.  7pm, Kresge Auditorium.  Tickets:

9 | Mon | MIT Chamber Music Society. 5pm, MIT Chapel.  Free.

9 | Mon | MIT Chamber Music Society. 7pm, Killian Hall.  Free.

10 | Tue | MIT Chamber Music Society. 5pm, Killian Hall.  Free.

10 | Tue | MIT Chamber Music Society. 7pm, Killian Hall.  Free.

11 | Wed | Emerson Scholars Vocal Recital.  Featuring Sam Bauman, baritone; Tiffany Wong, soprano; Jakob Dahl, baritone; David Rolnick, baritone; Divya Pillai, soprano. 5pm, Killian Hall.  Free.

11 | Mon | MIT Vocal Jazz Ensemble. John Harbison, director. 9pm, Killian Hall.  Free.

13 | Fri | Boston Chamber Music Society.  Marcus Thompson, artistic director. Brahms, Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115; Taneyev, Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 30.  Featured Musicians: Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Yura Lee, violin; Ida Levin, violin; Marcus Thompson, viola; Ronald Thomas, cello; Mihae Lee, piano. 7:30pm, Kresge Auditorium.   General admission $35; Senior $32; Student $10. Visit:

Comments are closed.