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May’s First Friday at Greene Block + Studios will kick-off at 5 pm – 6 pm with Beets and Letters, a performance of the Social Nourishment project by Lunder Institute Residential Fellow, Golaleh Yazdani. Following the performance on the ground floor, jazz pianist Jake Hickey with Duane Edwards (bass) and Jason Dean (drums) will play…

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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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Join the Colby College Music Department for a series of live performances in the Colby Museum galleries, featuring local and regional musicians. This program, titled Suites, Sonatas, and Standards, features Peter Bloom on flute and Mark Leighton on guitar performing a chamber-jazz excursion from the salons of Paris, Vienna, and São Paulo to the nightclubs of…

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This First Friday, Celebrate Creativity with a Community-Wide Upcycled Fashion Show!  Join participants from Kim Bernard’s Upcycled Wearables Workshops to create your own upcycled looks and debut them on the runway at Greene Block + Studios. Bring your own materials or pull from Kim’s stash to design and construct clothing, adornments, accessories, sculptures, anything wearable…

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Join the Colby College Music Department for a series of live performances in the Colby Museum galleries, featuring local and regional musicians. For this program, members of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, joined by Colby faculty member Yuri Funahashi, will present a chamber music program featuring works by Fauré, and others.

(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.…