Arts Blog

  • February 25, 2018

    Concert with Carleton Jazz Ensemble & Carleton Choir

    Jazz, Gospel, & Global Songs featuring the Carleton Jazz Ensemble & Carleton Choir, under the direction of Laura Caviani and Matthew Olson. The Carleton Jazz Ensemble's focus is on improvisation and the fusion between jazz, rock, funk and Latin influences. The Carleton Choir is a select mixed chorus of Carleton students who present short and extended works from the large bodies of classical, ethnic and cultural repertories, including works for mixed, treble and tenor-bass voices. This event will take place in Kracum Performance Hall.
  • February 22, 2018

    Shawnee, OH: Gallery Installation by Brian Harnetty

    Brian Harnetty is a composer, performer, artist and writer who works with sound archives. Many of his pieces transform archive material into newly re-contextualized sound collages. His installation SHAWNEE, OH explores the historic, economic, cultural, and environmental sounds of Appalachian Ohio. Together, the music, photos, and video focus on eleven aural portraits of local residents recounting their lives, work, friendships, and deeds. "Brian Harnetty's vital work should be seen by everyone." -Richard Sandford, Columbus Underground Hamlin Creative Space, Weitz Center
  • February 18, 2018

    Chinese Ensemble Concert: Gao Hong, director

    The Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble performs on traditional bowed strings, plucked strings, winds and percussion instruments. Their repertoire includes Chinese classical, folk, percussion, minority, and contemporary music. The Chinese Ensemble Combos will also perform. 3:00pm-4:15 in Kracum Performance Hall.
  • February 16, 2018

    Symphony Band Concert

    Directed by Rod Rodman, the Symphony Band performs a famous transcription of Carmina Burana, a magnificent 20th-century choral masterwork by Carl Orff. Other pieces by Ola Gjello, and others. The Carleton Symphony Band performs music from the standard band and wind ensemble repertoire as well as orchestral transcriptions. 7:00pm-8:30pm in Kracum Performance Hall.