Mexico; A Musical Journey Cuarteto Latinoamericano Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. Lorimer Chapel (Funded by the Ermanno Comparetti Concert Fund) In this unique concert, the Latin Grammy Award-winning Cuarteto Latinoamericano and scholar Benjamin Juarez, professor emeritus at Boston University, explore connections in Mexican visual art, history, and culture through the music of six iconic composers…

Choral Masterworks Colby Symphony Orchestra Director, Jinwook Park Choirs at Colby Néviton Barros, Director Sunday, April 30, 3 p.m. Lorimer Chapel The final concert of the season will feature two masterworks by Schubert, the Unfinished Symphony and the Stabat Mater in F Minor, D. 383. In the concluding choral work—the heartfelt Stabat Mater—Néviton Barros will lead the Colby Chorale…

Choral Masterworks Colby Symphony Orchestra Director, Jinwook Park Choirs at Colby Néviton Barros, Director Saturday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. Lorimer Chapel The final concert of the season will feature two masterworks by Schubert, the Unfinished Symphony and the Stabat Mater in F Minor, D. 383. In the concluding choral work—the heartfelt Stabat Mater—Néviton Barros will lead the Colby Chorale…

This program will feature traditional shakuhachi pieces performed by a shakuhachi grand master Hanzaburo Araki, and contemporary works for modern flute inspired by the rich tradition of the shakuhachi. The performance will highlight the deep and ancient traditions of the Japanese shakuhachi, a bamboo end-blown flute, and how these traditions have influenced contemporary compositions for the…

evening event at Greene Block and Studios view from outside with colorful lights inside

This First Friday Greene Block + Studios will be filled to the brim with multidisciplinary arts experiences, free and open to all! Starting at 5 pm, enjoy Songs From Here, a concert of classical songs composed and performed by Maine-based musicians and writers 6:30 pm – 8 pm: Make risograph prints in the Center for…

The Colby Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jinwook Park, performs masterworks from the 19th century. Mendelssohn’s evocative Hebrides Overture begins the program, but Debussy’s delightful Petite Suite is the real amuse-bouche. The program concludes with Dvorak’s Eighth Symphony.

Swing has been a key element of jazz music for many years. Drawing from the swinging big band tradition, this concert features Sammy Nestico’s “A Warm Breeze” and Quincy Jones’s arrangement of “Straight, No Chaser.” An eclectic selection of works from other musical styles will be sure to appeal to everyone in the audience. Director,…

Néviton Barros, the new director of the Colby Choral programs, will lead the Chorale and Collegium in a joyous program of music about beginnings. The program concludes with John Leavitt’s stirring Missa Festiva. Director, Néviton Barros

The season continues with a concert of movie and ballet music, beginning with Fauré’s Masques et Bergamasques, a work that hearkens back to the celebratory masques of the 16th and 17th centuries, John Williams’ powerful score from Schindler’s List, and the sweet, delightful wonder of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a. Director, Jinwook Park

A celebration of musical traditions from around the world, all performed by Colby student ensembles. This concert includes the debut of the Colby Balinese Gamelan, a vibrant orchestra of bronze gongs and xylophones that will present a program of music and dance drawn from the repertoire of Balinese temple festivals. Our concert will also feature…

evening event at Greene Block and Studios view from outside with colorful lights inside

Kick off your Friday night in downtown Waterville with and Open Mic hosted by Tyler French from 5 pm – 7 pm. Bring a poem or a song that is no longer than 5 minutes to share on the mic. Then stick around for some dancing until 9 pm! Make Waterville Food Stories risograph prints…