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Tufts University Department of Music presents New at Noon: Bright

Posted by Christina Jedra  February 14, 2013 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by the Tufts University Department of Music: 

The Tufts University Department of Music presents Bright, a concert of new works by Tufts composers in the Distler Performance Hall at the Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12 p.m. as part of the New at Noon concert series.

The concert will feature three pianists: Edith Auner, Tufts Music Department Coordinator of Applied Music and Director of Outreach Activities; Christoph Boergers, Professor in the Tufts Math Department; and Maria Bono, a retired Brandeis faculty member. They will perform new piano solo and chamber works by Tufts composers Jeannette Chechile, Alexander Hite, John McDonald, Jordan Odiakosa, Logan Wright, and guest composer Sergei Rachmaninoff.

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.

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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. 

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