Thanks to generous funding from the Rivendell Foundation, the Pulliam Fund, and the Office of the Provost, the Macalester Music Department presents two to three concerts per season focusing on New Music and Jazz.
Past guests have included Grammy award winner and and jazz composer/bandleader Maria Schneider, composer/jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, string quartet ETHEL, chamber group Music from Copland House, singer Theo Bleckmann, So Percussion, jazz pianist/composer/arranger Uri Caine, singer Lucy Shelton, Enso String Quartet, vocal ensemble Lorelei, pianist/composer Frederic Rzewski, composer Yehudi Wyner, and chamber group eighth blackbird. Guest artists work with Macalester students in classes and master classes and give free concerts open to the public.
Upcoming New Music Series events
Macalester New Music Series: "Redemption Songs & Sonatas"
Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 p.m.
Mairs Concert Hall, Music Building,
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center
Admission: FREE. Seating is limited, and is first-come, first-served (no tickets, no reservations).
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.