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Mid-Atlantic Wind Band Festival Concert
7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 16, and Friday, February 17, 2017
Six ensembles of high school concert bands from the tristate region perform with the Rutgers Wind Ensemble and Rutgers Symphonic Winds.
Nicholas Music Center
 
MFA Thesis Exhibition II: Action at a Distance, Part 2
Friday, February 17–Saturday, March 4, 2017
Featuring work across a variety of mediums including design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
Reception and live performance piece, In Search for Juxia: Friday, February 17, 7–10 p.m.
In Search for Juxia is a collaboration between Visual Arts and Dance students whose plot focuses on accompanying Sunkeeper Oxra, Minx, Eyrx, Xark on their quest to find their lost comrade Juxia. The performance takes place in Gallery F and will begin at 8 p.m., running in 5 minute intervals for 1 hour.
Closing party and First Friday extended hours: Friday, March 3, 5–8 p.m.
 
12:35 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2017
The new music group coaches pieces by Rutgers composers performed by Rutgers’ HELIX! ensemble, as well as the undergraduate new music ensemble, Split the Lark.
 
Brass Day
12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017
Recital featuring Mason Gross brass faculty, along with musicians from the New York Philharmonic and The Metropolitan Opera, among others.
Shindell Choral Hall (Mortensen Hall)
 
7:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017
Aili Bresnahan JD, PhD, presents a lecture on the ways dance improvisation challenges the philosophy of art to diverge from traditional theories of Western aesthetics.
Co-sponsored by the Rutgers University Philosophy Department. Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.
 
7:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017
Penderecki’s Violin Sonata No. 1, Aldridge’s Carolinian Dances, and George Enescu’s Sonata No 3.
Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)
Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.
 
2 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2017
Woodwind students in chamber ensembles and solo performances, including the Mason Gross Graduate Woodwind Quintet.

Organ Program Recital
5 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2017
Works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Nicolaus Bruhns, Matthias Weckmann, Johann Adam Reincken, and more.
Christ Church
 
Faculty Recital
7:30 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017
Jonathan Spitz, cello, and Min Kwon, piano
Works by Arensky, Prokofiev, and Rachmaninoff
Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)
Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.
 
Mason Gross Presents: Amalia Mesa-Bains
5–7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Distinguished lecture in honor of the graduating class of 2017.
Reception to follow
Location TBA
 
 
Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities Dance Studies Lecture and Book Signing with Rosemary Candelario
12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Rosemary Candelario, PhD, is the author of Flowers Cracking Concrete: Eiko & Koma’s Asian/American Choreographies, the first in-depth study of the 40-year career of Eiko & Koma, two artists from Japan who have lived and worked in New York City since the mid-1970s, establishing themselves as innovative and influential modern and postmodern dancers.
Rehearsal Hall 110, Nicholas Music Center
Co-sponsored by the Rutgers Department of Asian Languages and Cultures.
 

Afro-Cuban Ensemble
1:30 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017
Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)
Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.

BFA Thesis Exhibition II
Monday, April 17–Friday, May 5, 2017
Reception: Thursday, April 20, 5–8 p.m.
Featuring work across a variety of mediums including design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
Mason Gross Galleries at Civic Square
 
Master Class: Violin with Catherine Cho
2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017
Winner of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, Cho is a member of the violin and chamber music faculty at the Juilliard School, and has taught at the Starling-DeLay Symposium, New York String Seminar, Killington Music Festival, Seoul Music Festival and Academy, Heifetz Institute, Great Mountains Music School and Festival, and the Perlman Music Program.
Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)
Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.
 
Rutgers Chamber Jazz Ensembles
2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017
Small-ensemble jazz honoring artists including Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, and Dexter Gordon. Select groups of the school's chamber jazz and alternate large jazz ensembles will perform.
Shindell Choral Hall (Mortensen Hall)
 
Voorhees Choir
2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017
Works by American and Hungarian composers including Andrea Ramsey and Zoltán Kodály.
Voorhees Chapel
 
5 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017
Patrick Gardner and Joseph Tompkins, directors
Works by Lou Harrison including “La Koro Sutro” and Suite for Violin and American Gamelan. Trinity Church, 75 Broadway, New York City.

7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017
Small-ensemble jazz honoring artists including Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan, and Horace Silver. Select groups of the school’s chamber jazz and alternate large jazz ensembles will perform.
 
Sounds of Chamber Music
7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017
Performed by student winners of the Mason Gross Chamber Music Honors Competition.
Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)
Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.
 
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Rebecca Cypess, director
Concerti for strings and winds by Bach and Vivaldi that pit soloist against orchestra and bring them back together again.
 
7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017
Screening of first-year BFA student films.

7 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017
Screening of second-year BFA student films.
 
5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017
Small-ensemble jazz honoring artists including John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, and Wayne Shorter. Select groups of the school’s chamber jazz and alternate large jazz ensembles will perform, featuring student musicians.
 
Rutgers at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall Preview Concert
5 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2017
Around the world with student pianists featuring music from Russia, Chile, Spain, Portugal, China, Taiwan, Korea, Georgia, Japan, Cuba, Costa Rica, and the United States.
Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)
Please note this venue is not handicap accessible.