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Arbutus Archive Exhibition

OCA Mocha

Founded in 1896, the town of Arbutus, situated on the southeastern side of UMBC, celebrates its 125 anniversary this year. OCA Mocha commemorates the milestone with a historical exhibition featuring family photos, portraits, landscapes, and other art, artifacts, photography and ephemera that tell the story of Arbutus.

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.

CIRCA Presents: Pioneer Winter

Online

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Pioneer Winter, who will speak about his work as the artistic director of the Pioneer Winter Collective, an intergenerational and physically integrated dance-theater company, rooted in social practice, community, queer visibility, and beauty beyond the mainstream.

Cleft: An Art & Engineering Collaboration

Online and at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

In conjunction with the exhibition Annet Couwenberg: Sewing Circles at the Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture, the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Cleft: An Art & Engineering Collaboration, featuring artist Annet Couwenberg with L.D. Timmie Topoleski, Alan Grover, and Lori Rubeling.

Die Schöne Müllerin

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents tenor Andrew Sauvageau and pianist Hui-Chuan Chen in a performance of Franz Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin. Widely considered to be one of Schubert's masterpieces, and one of the most important song cycles in Western music, Die Schöne Müllerin was written by the  in 1823. The evening-length work consists of twenty songs with text by Schubert's contemporary Wilhelm Müller.

This Remains

Performing Arts and Humanities Building

This Remains, an ensemble-devised theatre performance directed by Susan Stroupe, will dig into what makes a great ghost story, urban legend, or folktale, and create brand new ones in order to rethink and broaden the American canon of epic stories.

Shannon Taggart: Séance

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

In conjunction with the exhibition Séance, presented at the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, photographer Shannon Taggart will discuss her work and the images on display.

UMBC Jazz Ensemble

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Belzer.

CIRCA Presents: Teri Henderson

132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Teri Henderson, a staff writer for BmoreArt, curator, and coordinator of Connect+Collect, a collecting initiative designed to engage new and established collectors and to build relationships with Baltimore-based artists through talks, gallery and studio visits.

Pro Voce Washington

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents Pro Voce Washington. Founded in 2019 by a group of classical musicians who teach at universities and colleges in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, Pro Voce Washington promotes exceptional vocal music through public performances, mentoring, and education programs for young vocalists. The ensemble features Seyoung Jeong, soprano (UMBC, The Catholic …

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CIRCA Arts Alumni Spotlight: Mary Dell’Erba and Colin Holter

Online

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents an arts alumni spotlight featuring Mary Dell’Erba ‘14, dance and INDS, a senior project manager at the Arts Education Partnership, a center within the Education Commission of the States and a collaborative of the National Endowment for the Arts and U.S. Department of Education, and Colin Holter ‘01, music, Executive Director of the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra, northeast Ohio’s oldest extracurricular large-ensemble program. They will each talk about their respective careers and professional trajectories since graduating from UMBC.

Inscape Chamber Orchestra

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the Inscape Chamber Orchestra, which will perform three seminal works written between 1946 and 1948 that showcase American creativity in the immediate post-World War II years — Walter Piston's Divertimento for Nine Instruments, Ulysses Kay's The Quiet One: Suite from the film score, and Samuel Barber's Medea.

Everything Is Performance

Proscenium Theatre

The Department of Theatre presents Everything Is Performance, a production devised by the Ensemble and directed by Laley Lippard. The ensemble will create new original work where they'll explore performance in their personal, public, and professional lives as they return to a brave new world, and reopen the theatre space.

CIRCA Presents: Tahir Hemphill

102 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents Tahir Hemphill, UMBC Diversity of the Arts Fellow, who will give a presentation about his multifaceted practice as a creative technologist, multimedia artist, and design researcher. Hemphill’s work investigates the role systems play in the generation of form and the role collaborative knowledge production plays in the resilience of communities.

UMBC Symphony Orchestra

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Nell Flanders. The Symphony performs orchestral literature from the 18th to the 21st centuries including both standard repertoire and contemporary works, from a broad range of musical styles. 

CIRCA Presents: Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful Espejo Ovalles with Harley Spiller

Online

The Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) presents transdisciplinary artist Nicolás Dumit Estévez Raful Espejo Ovalles, who will present his category-defying work that treads an elusive route manifesting itself performatively or through experiences where the quotidian and art overlap. Ken Dewey Director of Franklin Furnace Archive Harley Spiller will lead a lively conversation with the artist.

UMBC 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.

UMBC 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.

UMBC Percussion Ensemble

Music Box

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.

UMBC 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.

UMBC 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.

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