Capitol Symphonic Winds, CHICAGO, FOOT IN THE DOOR and More Set for The Hartt School, Dec 2013

The Hartt School presents a variety of music, dance, and theatre performances this December, and all are open to the public.

All events take place on the University of Hartford's main campus, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT, unless otherwise noted. Call the University Box Office at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587 or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt for tickets and information.

SCHEDULE:

Thursday, December 5; Mondays-Tuesdays, December 9-10 & 16-17
Chamber Music Concerts
7:00 p.m.
Berkman Recital Hall (seating is limited)
Admission: No charge

Tuesday, December 4
Capitol Symphonic Winds
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theater
Admission: No charge

Thursday and Friday, December 5 and 6
Undergraduate Opera Black Box Performance
Hartt Opera Theatre presents A Hand of Bridge and Amahl and
the Night Visitors, with music direction by Doris Lang
Kosloff and stage direction by Charles Goldstein.
7:30 p.m.
Millard Auditorium
Admission: No charge

Thursday, December 5-Friday, December 6
Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz Ensembles Concerts
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theater
Admission: No charge

Thursday, December 5-Sunday, December 8
Chicago
Directed and choreographed by Darlene Zoller.
Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 3:00 p.m.
Roberts Theater, Handel Performing Arts Center
Admission: $20, with discounts for seniors, students, and
groups of 10 or more.

Friday, December 6
Bass Band Concert
8:00 p.m.
Fuller Music Center, 1st Floor, Room 163 (seating is
limited)
Admission: No charge

Saturday, December 7
Hartt Percussion Ensemble, with guest artist John Amira
The Hartt Percussion Ensemble, led by guest artist John
Amira, performs folkloric music from Cuba and Haiti. Based
in New York, Mr. Amira is a nationally recognized performer
and researcher of Cuban and Haitian drumming, and the author
of The Music of Santeria: Traditional Rhythms of the Bata
Drums. Mr. Amira has served on the Hartt faculty as a guest
teacher since January, 2013, making this concert the
culmination of two semesters of work with Hartt's
percussion students. For more information about Mr. Amira,
please visit
http://harttweb.hartford.edu/faculty/instrumental/percussion/amira.aspx.
7:30 p.m.
Millard Auditorium
Admission: No charge

Saturday, December 7
Collegium Musicum
The Hartt School Collegium Musicum presents an evening of
17th and 18th century works.
8:00 p.m.
Berkman Recital Hall (seating is limited)
Admission: No charge

Sunday, December 8
Annual Sing-for-the-City Concert
Ring in the holidays with The Hartt School choruses at St.
Patrick-St. Anthony Church and help raise funds for St.
Patrick-St. Anthony's Adventure Saturday Mentors, a program
that aims to nurturing Greater Hartford young people's
curiosity and gifts through exciting learning opportunities.
Holiday favorites and excerpts from Handel's Messiah will
put you in the holiday and giving mood!
3:00 p.m.
St Patrick-St Anthony Church
285 Church Street, Hartford
860.756.4034
Admission: Suggested donation of $15+

Wednesday, December 11
Freshman Composers Concert
5:00 p.m.
Bliss Music Room, 2nd Floor, Fuller Music Center
Admission: No charge

Wednesday, December 11
Foot in the Door
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theater
Admission: No charge

Wednesday, December 11; Friday, December 13; Sunday,
December 15; Monday, December 16

Vocal Seminar Recitals
Wednesday and Sunday, 8:00 p.m.
Friday, 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Monday, 5:00 p.m.
Berkman Recital Hall (seating is limited)
Admission: No charge

Thursday, December 12
Saxophone Studio Recital
8:00 p.m.
Berkman Recital Hall (seating is limited)
Admission: No charge

Friday, December 13
Hartt Orchestra
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theater
Admission: $20, with discounts for seniors, students, and
groups of 10 or more.

Saturday, December 14
Hartt Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band
The Wind Ensemble continues its theme of celebrating
composers by featuring the works of a successful alumnus of
the Hartt School Composition program. Jess Turner is
emerging as one of the most important and successful young
compositional voices, and The Hartt Wind Ensemble will play
a number of his works on this concert. A highlight of the
concert is the premiere of Turner's Tuba Concerto,
performed by Hartt's extraordinary tuba faculty member,
Scott Mendoker. Hartt is thrilled to welcome Jess back
"home" for this fantastic concert.
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theater
Admission: $20, with discounts for seniors, students, and
groups of 10 or more.

December 15
Performance 20/20
2:00 p.m.; 5:00 p.m.
Berkman Recital Hall (seating is limited)
Admission: No charge




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