I want...

No greenbacks, and no tickets, required.

Tuesday, January 23–Friday, February 9, 2018
Reception: Friday, January 26, 6–9 p.m.
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students’ practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
 
Brass Master Class by U.S. Army Band
5:45 p.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Observe Rutgers students in a master class led by the U.S. Army Band.
Nicholas Music Center

7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018
Taya Tarasevich, baroque flute; Catherine Slowik, viola da gamba; Rebecca Cypess, harpsichord. A program of chamber music exploring the expressive colors of period instruments.
 
10 a.m. Friday, February 9, 2018
A compilation of works by the documentary and experimental filmmaker from Madrid, Spain. Sancho will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.

10 a.m. Friday, February 16, 2018
Faced with an unresponsive mother and a criminal father, Ozark teenager Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) does what she can to manage the household and take care of her two younger siblings. Informed by the sheriff (Garret Dillahunt) that their father put their home up for bond and then disappeared, Ree sets out on a dangerous quest to find him. With her entire family’s fate now in her hands, Ree challenges her outlaw kin’s code of silence and risks her life to learn her father’s fate. Director Debra Granik will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.

Friday, February 16–Saturday, March 3, 2018
Reception: Friday, February 16, 6–9 p.m.
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students’ practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.

Mason Gross Galleries

5 p.m. Sunday, February 25, 2018

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

March 2, May 4, 2018
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, October through December, featuring rotating events and performances.

Mason Gross Galleries

10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018
Improvisation master class with the Eastman School of Music professor.
 
5 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2018
Recital of improvisations on the Richards, Fowkes & Co. pipe organ.

Christ Church

7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2018
An exploration of the relationship between human performers, computer-generated sound, and interactive technologies.

Shindell Choral Hall

7:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018
Jewish inhabitants of Polish cities, like their counterparts elsewhere, responded to the challenges of modernity in diverse ways, which included reshaping the musical soundscapes of their communities. This concert presents music of Polish Jews that is little known to American audiences—choral pieces from 19th-century progressive (“Reform”) congregations, compositions associated with Jewish music societies, and avant-garde works by Jewish composers. Featuring the Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir and graduate performance students.

BFA Thesis Exhibition I: Fine Art

Monday, March 19–Saturday, March 31, 2018
Reception: Thursday, March 22, 5–8 p.m.
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students’ practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.

Mason Gross Galleries

Sounds of Chamber Music
5 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2018
A diverse selection of Mason Gross chamber ensembles performing a variety of styles and composers.
Shindell Choral Hall

Friday, March 30, 2018
4 p.m. – master class
7:30 p.m. – recital
French masterworks including Jacques Castérède’s Sonata for Clarinet; Ernest Chausson’s “Andante et Allegro”; Olivier Messiaen’s “‘Abîme des oiseaux’ from Quatuor pour La Fin du Temps”; Henri Rabaud’s “Solo de Concours”; Camille Saint-Saëns’s Clarinet Sonata, Op. 167.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

Opera at Rutgers: A Spring Bouquet of Opera Scenes
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Lesser-known scenes from Strauss’s Arabella and Ariadne auf Naxos, and relative rarities such as Reynaldo Hahn’s Ô Mon Bel Inconnu and Engelbert Humperdinck’s Dornröschen.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

Friday, April 6–Wednesday April 18, 2018
Reception: Tuesday, April 10, 5–8 p.m.
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students’ practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.

Mason Gross Galleries

5 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018
A celebration of women as composers, performers, patrons, and impresarios during five centuries of music history.

Shindell Choral Hall

7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018
Featuring solo and chamber masterworks from the 18th and 21st centuries.
Christ Church
 
Rutgers Interactive Music Ensemble
7:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2018
Join us for the inaugural performance by the Rutgers Interactive Music Ensemble. This performance will feature pieces for acoustic instruments and electronic sounds as well as contemporary literature for laptop ensemble.
Mabel Smith Douglass Room, Douglass and Laurie Library
 
7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018
Leclair’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in D Major, Op. 9, No. 3; Debussy’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor, L. 140; Enescu’s “Impressions d’enfance for Violin and Piano, Op. 28”; Brahms’s Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108; Bartók’s Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin and Piano.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

2:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018
Folkloric African music and styles from the Cuban drumming tradition.

Shindell Choral Hall

7:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall
2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018
Music for flute ensemble, clarinet quartet, saxophone ensemble, woodwind quintet, bassoon ensemble, and more.

Shindell Choral Hall

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Min Kwon, piano
Schnittke’s Piano Quintet, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 7 and Piano Quintet
Attend a free Art of String Quartet workshop with The Harlem Quartet at 3 p.m. in Schare Recital Hall.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018
Min Kwon, piano
Bartók’s String Quartet No. 2, Miklós Rózsa’s Piano Quintet.
Attend a free master class with The Harlem Quartet at 3 p.m. in Schare Recital Hall.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

10 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018
In the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI sting operation, viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government’s counterterrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them through the perspective of a 63-year-old Black revolutionary-turned-informant. Co-director David Felix Sutcliffe will appear for a post-screening Q&A.

This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.

2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2018
Small-ensemble jazz featuring selections by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Dave Brubeck.

Shindell Choral Hall

2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018
World premieres from faculty and student composers alongside chamber works of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Shindell Choral Hall

Rutgers Voorhees Choir: A Spring Awakening
5 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018
Brandon Williams, conductor
Featuring songs of new beginnings and the music of local composers Andrea Clearfield and Dale Trumbore.
Voorhees Chapel
 
Rutgers Chamber Jazz Ensembles
7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018
Small-ensemble jazz featuring selections by Gary Burton, Bill Evans, and Dexter Gordon.

Shindell Choral Hall

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018
A program on period instruments exploring the musical world of early modern England and its influences.
 
BFA Thesis Exhibition III: Fine Art
Tuesday, April 24–Thursday, May 10, 2018
Reception: Thursday, April 26, 5–8 p.m.
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students’ practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.

Mason Gross Galleries

Chamber Competition Winner’s Concert
2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2018
Student winners of the Mason Gross Chamber Music Honors Competition.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

Rutgers Chamber Jazz Ensembles
5 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2018
Small-ensemble jazz featuring selections by Thad Jones, Bud Powell, and Sonny Stitt.

Shindell Choral Hall

5 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018
Free preview concert for Rutgers at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall concert featuring faculty and alumni playing works by Bernstein, Copland, and Barber as well as compositions written for the occasion by living American and Italian composers. Click here for the Carnegie Hall event.

Note: this is not a handicap-accessible venue.

7 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Fifth-annual celebration of the works of student filmmakers throughout the 2017–18 school year. Cash prizes will be awarded, and a reception follows the screenings.
Nicholas Music Center