Posts tagged with “Music” (All posts)
- November 5, 2014
Carleton Alum, Ashwini Ramaswamy, has been dancing in an Indian dance group called Ragamala since she was merely five years old. This group has traveled all over the world and has visited performance halls in Russia, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, Japan, and the United States. Ashwini is a soloist in the dance group and will be performing on Wednesday, November 12 in the Weitz Theater from 7:30-8:30pm. The performance will be a special showcase of the Bharatanatyam style, which is a classical dance form that originated in the temples of Tamil Nadu in southern India.
- November 16, 2014
The Carleton Jazz Band is set to perform Sunday, November 16, from 4:30-5:30pm at the Concert Hall. The ensemble will feature a variety of jazz standards arranged for a big band sound. Auditions are held at the beginning of fall and carefully selected musicians spend the entire term honing their skills and preparing as one cohesive band. Each member of the group will have a chance to debut their style and play a solo during the concert. Laura Caviani will be directing the band.
- November 12, 2014
The Carleton Orchestra will perform its annual fall concert on Friday, November 14, from 8-9:30pm in the Concert Hall. Hector Valdivia will be conducting. This year's selection includes well known classical pieces such as Beethoven's Leonore Overture No.3, Schubert's Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished," and Hindemith's Symphonic Metamorphosis.
- November 6, 2014
Under the direction of Lawrence Burnett, Carleton's three choral groups will be performing a wide variety of selections that reflect the history of music at Carleton. Men's Chorus, Bella Cantemus, and Carleton Singers will all debut their own styles and then come together to form the full Carleton Choir, which will present Pachelbel's "Deus in Adjutorium" along with other pieces. The concert will be Saturday, November 8, 8-9:30 in the Concert Hall.
- October 26, 2014
Red Baraat is a unique band known for its interesting blend of North Indian bhangra, jazz, brass funk, and hip-hop. The band had humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York and now averages around 200 performances a year. Red Baraat prides itself in celebrating the pure essence of music and dance and states its goal as "manifesting joy and unity in all people." Red Baraat's powerful sound has gained international attention, landing performances in the center of London's Trafalgar Square, the Pori Jazz Festival in Finland, the White House, and Google's Mountain View Campus.
- October 22, 2014
On Friday, October 31 at 7:30PM the Carleton Symphony Band will be presenting "Danse Macabre". The concert will feature eerie excerpts from "The Bride of Frankenstein", a classic horror film. This Halloween concert will be conducted by Ron Rodman.