Arts Blog

  • Concert with Carleton Jazz Ensemble & Carleton Choir

    February 25, 2018
      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.
    • Shawnee, OH: Gallery Installation by Brian Harnetty

      February 22, 2018
        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
      • Chinese Ensemble Concert: Gao Hong, director

        February 18, 2018
          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.
        • Symphony Band Concert

          February 16, 2018
          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.
        • Carleton Players Present: Good Kids

          February 9, 2018
            Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday night. Something she says she can't remember. Something everybody is talking about. Set at a Midwestern high school, in a world of Facebook and Twitter, smartphones and YouTube, Good Kids explores an encounter at a party gone wrong and its very public aftermath. Who's telling the truth? Whose version of the story do you believe? And what does that say about you? The show dates and times are listed below: Friday 2/9—7:30PM Saturday 2/9—7:30PM Sunday 2/11—2:00PM Thursday 2/15—7:30PM Friday 2/16—7:30PM Saturday 2/17—7:30PM
          • Christopher U. Light Lectureship Concert: Anna Meredith

            January 29, 2018
              Carleton welcomes critically acclaimed composer, producer, and performer of both acoustic and electronic music, Anna Meredith. Described by Pitchfork as “one of the most innovative voices in British Music” Anna Meredith is a genre-crossing composer and producer whose work straddles the worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, electronica and experimental rock. February 9th 2018: Kracum Performance Hall from 7:00-9:00PM