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Séance: Photographs by Shannon Taggart

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

For the past twenty years, American artist Shannon Taggart (born 1975) has documented Spiritualist practices and communities in the United States, England, and Europe. The resulting body of work, Séance, examines the relationship of Spiritualism to human celebrity, its connections to art, science, and technology, and its intrinsic bond with the medium of photography. This exhibition presents forty-seven haunting images from the series, revealing the emotional, psychological, and physical dimensions of Spiritualism in the 21st century.

Recurring

Annet Couwenberg: Sewing Circles

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC)

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) presents Annet Couwenberg: Sewing Circles, on display from September 30 through December 11. The exhibition presents an overview of ten years of cultural research, digital experimentation, and finished artifacts by Couwenberg, who uses lace as a primary material. Through her creations, the artist asks how traditional textile construction can be modified or transformed by adapting it to digital fabrication processes.

Jubilee Singers

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Jubilee Singers under the direction of Janice Jackson.

First Works Concert

Online

The Department of Dance presents the 2021 First Works Concert, "Relativity," featuring the work of four student choreographers: Cristine Davis, Chloe Cocco, Rachel Reiter, and Michaela Emmerich.

UMBC Jazz in Concert

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents UMBC Jazz in Concert, directed by Matthew Belzer.

Wind Ensemble

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Wind Ensemble in concert, directed by Brian Kaufman. The ensemble is a large chamber group of approximately 40 musicians that perform great wind repertoire from octets to larger masterworks.

Camerata Chamber Choir

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Camerata Chamber Choir directed by Stephen Caracciolo. A small choral ensemble consisting of 26 auditioned singers from across the university, Camerata performs a wide variety of works drawn from the expansive choral repertoire, including Renaissance motets and madrigals, folksongs, choral-orchestral works, German part songs, Russian sacred liturgies, American spirituals, and new works.

Percussion Ensemble

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Percussion Ensemble, directed by Tom Goldstein. The ensemble is highly adventurous in its programming, with a repertoire that includes graphic-notation pieces, improvisational works and theater pieces, as well as works by important early percussion composers such as John Cage, Carlos Chavez, and Alan Hovhaness.

Gamelan Ensemble

Music Box

The Department of Music presents the Gamelan Ensemble in concert, directed by Gina Beck. UMBC is fortunate to be home to two distinct Gamelan orchestras — a central Javanese gamelan and a gamelan angklung from Bali. Both will be heard in performance.

Collegium Musicum

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Collegium Musicum in concert. The Collegium Musicum is a performance ensemble dedicated to exploring and performing Western vocal and instrumental music from Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, sampling musical repertoires created between 800 and 1750.

Opera Workshop

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Opera Workshop in concert.

Department of Music Honors Showcase

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Honors Showcase, featuring students selected by audition to present their creative work.