Reception to follow in the Tinsley Community Room.
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.
The choirs of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium present their triennial joint choral concert. Participating choruses are from Assumption College, Clark University, College of the Holy Cross, WPI, and Worcester State College. Every three years the college choruses join together to present a choral masterwork with a professional orchestra and soloists at Mechanic’s Hall, Worcester's most historic and acoustically perfect venue, This year's Masterwork is the Requiem