Colby Collegium Eric Christopher Perry, director Freedom and Captivity Humanities Themed Event Colby College Collegium’s debut at Greene Block + Studios in downtown Waterville. An exploration of repertoire from Estonian composers performed or premiered at the end of the Cold War. Popular, folk, and nationalistic vocal music from Estonia’s “Singing Revolution,” a historic, non-violent protest of…

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Colby Jazz Band Jeff Osarczuk, director Swing into spring with an evening of jazz classics by the Colby Jazz Ensemble. Featuring a variety of popular tunes by Thad Jones, Victor Lopez, Bill Holman, and Gordon Goodwin. Guest appearance on saxophone by retired director Eric Thomas. This concert is one you won’t want to miss. Free…

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(Funded by the Robert J. Strider Concert Fund) A new music ensemble for the 21st Century, the [Switch~ Ensemble] is dedicated to the creation of new works for chamber ensemble. This concert will take the audience through recently written music based on soundwalks, elements of machinery, Latin American literature, and migration.

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Beets and Letters is a performance centered around food, grief, and community. During the performance, the artist will offer freshly steamed beets, homemade halva, fresh hot tea, and letters from a wheeled cart for guests’ consumption. Letters written by Iranian authors for lost loved ones will be performed for any individual who orders food. Golaleh…

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(Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund) As winner of the Second Prize at the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition and a recipient of a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Henry Kramer is well on his way to becoming one of the most exciting American musicians of his generation. For his Music at Colby…

Colby Symphony Orchestra Jinwook Park, director Colby’s March orchestra program begins with Mozart’s Overture to The Magic Flute. Like Beethoven’s Triple Concerto and Eroica performed earlier in the season, Mozart’s Magic Flute pushes against the limits of classical form and vocabulary as it searches for, but never completely reaches, the freedom of Romanticism that was still a few decades away.…