WEATHER UPDATE: As of 2/6/2015 this event will be held as scheduled for 2/8/2015. If there is inclement weather please check this website prior to the event.
Snow Date: Feb. 22nd
Featured pianist-vocalist Barry Gurley plays uniquely stylized versions of songs from the 40's and 50's jazz vocal repertoire, songs by pop artists such as The Beatles and Stevie Wonder, as well as those of current jazz vocal stalwarts Al Jarreau, Jon Hendricks, and others. Barry is joined by Assumption College Professor Paul Gallagher on drums and Bob Simonelli on bass. Come enjoy a fun evening of music and camaraderie.
A FEAST OF BAROQUE CONCERTOS
The Bach Consort of Worcester returns to open the 2014-2015 HumanArts series with a guest artist on the bassoon, Adrian Jojatu. The Consort will also be continuing their series of concerti grossi, featuring Handel’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 11, and Corelli’s Concerto Grosso op. 6 no. 9.
Josée Vachon, Franco-American singer/songwriter will bring her warm engaging humor and upbeat rhythms to Assumption College on March 29, 2015.
Everyone is invited to attend a light reception in the La Masion Foyer following the performance.
Reception will be held at 6:30pm
The Lecture will begin at 7:00pm
Gamelan Galak Tika will perform a combination of traditional and modern repertoire for gamelan gong kebyar written by both American and Balinese composers. Galak Tika will devote part of the performance to breaking down and analyzing a section of music to help audience members hear the varied musical layers across the ensemble. There will also be time for students to learn a short segment of music and try out the instruments.
This concert is a concert/lecture performance of music from the Civil War era of the United States played by an ensemble comprised of a Brass Quintet, Percussion, Piano and Vocalist. The pianist, Allan Mueller, has researched and arranged all the music for this performance. As well as the performance of these pieces, there will be a description of each piece focusing on its historical relevancy.