Jazz Trio Performance

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 19:00

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.

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Bach Consort featuring Adrian Jojatu, Bassoonist

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 12:00


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.

Adrian Jojatu's Biography

Gamelan Galak Tika

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 19:00

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.

Civil War Era Music

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 19:30

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.

AIA Lecture John J. Dobbins Architecture and Mosaics in the House of the Drinking Contest at Antioch: Reconstructing the Ancient Context

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 18:30

Antioch-on-the-Orontes was the capital of the Roman province of Syria and one of the most important cities in antiquity.  Among the treasures discovered by the 1930s excavations at Antioch and its vicinity are numerous polychrome floor mosaics.  This presentation focuses on reconstructing the original setting of the mosaics from the third-century CE House of the Drinking Contest at Seleucia Pieria, the port city of Antioch.  Mosaics from the house now are located in


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