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Amadou Kouyate

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music and the Center for Innovation, Research and Creativity in the Arts (CIRCA) present Amadou Kouyate in concert. Amadou Kouyate is the 150th generation of the Kouyate family of Manding Diali, renowned oral historians and musicians of West Africa. Amadou performs on the 21-string Kora and also on Djembe and Koutiro drums.

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet Concert and Intro to Argentine Tango Dance Class

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music is thrilled to welcome the Latin GRAMMY Award winning Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet as artists in residence. On Saturday, November 20, at 7 p.m the quartet performs a solo concert of original and classic tangos, followed by an introductory Argentine Tango dance class taught by Aja Fenn and Masha Abapolnikova.

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet: El tango y su evolución como expresión de identidad/Tango and its Evolution as an Expression of Identity

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The Department of Music is thrilled to welcome the Latin GRAMMY Award winning Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet as artists in residence. On Sunday, November 21, the quartet presents a lecture demonstration, El tango y su evolución como expresión de identidad/The Tango and Its Evolution as an Expression of Identity.

UMBC Symphony Orchestra with The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Symphony Orchestra under music director Nell Flanders with the Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet. The concert will feature a selection of tangos by Astor Piazzolla and Pedro Giraudo arranged for orchestra and tango quartet, Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera's Estancia Dances, and Beethoven’s glorious 7th Symphony.

Sewing Circles: An Online Conversation with Annet Couwenberg and Lori Rubeling

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Join the Society of Design Arts (SoDA), AIGA Baltimore, and the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) for an online conversation about Annet Couwenberg: Sewing Circles, now on display at the CADVC through December 11. Textile artist Annet Couwenberg and Sewing Circles curator Lori Rubeling will discuss the intersection of traditional textile craft and emerging technology, and sewing circle stories. Attendees will also be invited to join the conversation.

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

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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.

New Music Ensemble

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The Department of Music presents the UMBC New Music Ensemble under the direction of Patrick Crossland.

Chamber Players

Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Chamber Players under the direction of Airi Yoshioka.

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

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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.

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