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Music Events

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Friday Afternoon Musicales

Musicales are held at 4:00 p.m. in James Laughlin Music Center.
In honor of Chatham Global Focus Year of Brazil Chatham University Music Program presents Brazilian Music Festival.

Brazilian Classics: Villa Lobos
September 19, 2008
Alia Musica, Woodwinds

Brazilian Piano Music
October 24, 2008
Walter Morales, Piano

AMAZONAS, Songs and Stories, Part I
November 21, 2008
Lilly Abreu, Soprano

Brazilian Piano music
January 16, 2009
Fabiola Pinheiro, Piano

AMAZONAS, Songs and Stories, Part II
February 20, 2009
Flavio Chamis, Composer/Conductor and Kenia, Vocal

Students of the Music Program
March 20, 2009

Romantic Piano: Schumann
April 10, 2009
Pauline Rovkah, Piano

New Music at Chatham

Performances are held at 7:00 p.m. in James Laughlin Music Center.

Alia Musica Chamber Music Concert
August 31, 2008

"A Trip to America"
A Yiddish/ Creole Fusion: Klezmer-Harlem Stride-Early Calypso
November 23, 2008

Susanne Ortner/Tom Roberts Duo
December 6, 2008

Michael Boyd and the Bay Players Experimental Music Collective
December 6, 2008
Art and Design Center, Third Floor
8:00 PM

Chamber Music at Chatham

Performances are held at 7:00 p.m. in James Laughlin Music Center.
Admission is $15/10. Free for Chatham students, faculty and staff.


Music for Piano and Strings
October 19, 2008
Among other works, the Piano Quintet in E flat Major, Op. 44 by Robert Schumann.
Pauline Rovkah, Piano with members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Brahms and Curtis Alumni from the PSO
January 11, 2009
An evening of chamber music, featuring the Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.25.
Tatjana Mead Chamis, Associate Principal Viola joined by Anne Martindale Williams, Principal Cello, Jennifer Ross, Principal Violin and Guest Artist Heather Conner, Piano.

Favorite Piano Trios
March 1, 2009
An evening of chamber music favorites, featuring the Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky” by Antonin Dvorák. Yeeha Chiu, Piano with Guest Artists from the PSO Dennis O’Boyle, Violin and Hampton Mallory, Cello.

Faculty\Guest Recital Series

Performances are held at 7:00 p.m. in James Laughlin Music Center.

Federico Garcia/Matthew Gillespie, Two-Piano
September 21, 2008

Michael Boyd and the Bay Players Experimental Music Collective
December 6, 2008
Art and Design Center, Third Floor
8:00 PM

Amy Galbraith, Oboe
February 22, 2009

Kelly Lynch, Soprano /Walter Morales, Piano
March 22, 2009

Music Student Recital

Performances are held at 7:00 p.m. in Campbell Memorial Chapel.

Student Recital
December 8, 2008

Student Recital
April 20, 2009

Chatham University Choir
CABARET Benefit
November 1, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.
James Laughlin Music Center

Candlelight
December 5, 2008 at 8:00 p.m.
Campbell Memorial Chapel

Spring Concert
April 17, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.
Campbell Memorial Chapel


Chatham University Music

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