The following was submitted by the Tufts University Department of Music:
The Tufts University Department of Music is pleased to announce a performance by faculty member Mal Barsamian, oud, joined by Jay Baronian, percussion, on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 3 p.m. as part of the Sunday at Tufts – Community Concert Series. The performance will take place in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center. The performance will feature music of the Ottoman Empire and Middle East, featuring works by composers of Armenian, Turkish, and Arab descent.
The Granoff Music Center is located at 20 Talbot Avenue on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit as.tufts.edu/music/musiccenter or call the Granoff Music Center Box Office at 617.627.3679.
The Tufts University Department of Music is pleased to announce a concert titled French and American Connections on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8 p.m.in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center. The performance will feature pieces by Barrière, Offenbach, Bach, Gounod, Liszt, Feldman, and Gershwin. Join performance faculty members Pascale Delache-Feldman, double bass, and Emmanuel Feldman, cello, for a Franco/American musical journey narrated by the performers.
The Tufts University Department of Music is pleased to announce a performance by the Paris, France based Zodiac Trio, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8 p.m. The performance will take place in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center, and will feature new works for clarinet, violin, and piano, including premiers by Ofer Ben-Amots, David Colson, Andrew List, and John McDonald. The Zodiac Trio is comprised of clarinetist Kliment Krylovskiy, violinist Vanessa Mollard, and pianist Riko Higuma.
Tufts University, located on three Massachusetts campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville, and Grafton, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. A growing number of innovative teaching and research initiatives span all Tufts campuses, and collaboration among the faculty and students in the undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs across the university's eight schools is widely encouraged.
The Tufts Department of Music offers a flexible and eclectic academic program leading to a Bachelor or Master of Arts degree in music. Students concentrate in composition, ethnomusicology, musicology, or theory, while having the opportunity to explore all these disciplines, as well as the areas of music cognition, linguistics, sociology, and anthropology of music. Students also have the opportunity to perform in over twenty different department ensembles and chamber music groups, as well as study privately on the instrument of their choice (including voice). The Tufts Department of Music is housed in the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center, home to the Distler Performance Hall, Fisher Performance Room, Varis Lecture Hall, and Lilly Music Library. The Music Center hosts over 180 events and concerts annually, the majority of which are produced and presented by the Department of Music.
Tufts University - Department of Music
Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Ave
Medford, MA 02155
Office: 617-627-2253 • Box Office: 617-627-3679