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Music Events

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January 2016

Due to inclement weather, the Godspell benefit performance originally planned for Saturday, Jan. 23, has been rescheduled for Sunday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Roberts Hall Auditorium. Tickets are $50 for reserved seating, $25 for general admission and $5 for RIC students with ID. If you are a ticket holder and are unable to make the Sunday performance, please contact the box office at 401-456-8144 after 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 25.

January 29
The Providence Singers
Young Men’s Choral Festival
Featuring Alex Parker’s “Cindy”; Johnathan Quick’s arrangement of “Loch Lomond”; “Kpanlogo,” a West African dance song set by Derek Bermel; and “The Drummer and the Cook,” a sea shanty arranged by Robert Shaw
7 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission free

February 2016

February 17
Masterworks Concerts
“Winter Winds”
Mary Ellen Kregler, flute
Ian Greitzer, clarinet
Judith Lynn Stillman, artistic director
1 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Suggested $10 donation

February 21
RIC Chamber Orchestra and Small Ensembles
Including Vivaldi’s Concerto in G Minor
Op. 12, No.1
Luis Ortiz, violin
John Sumerlin, conductor
7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission free

February 26
RIC Wind Ensemble
“High School Band Invitational Concert”
Featuring Needham’s “Fractured Elements” and Bizet’s “Carmen”
Jack Sutte, trumpet
Robert Franzblau, conductor
8 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
Free admission for RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID)

March 2016

March 1
RIC Symphony Orchestra with Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
“21st Annual Samuel and Esther Chester Performance Award Concert”
Eliot Porter and Mark McCormick, bass
Alexey Shabalin, conductor
8 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Admission free

March 4
RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus
“Spring Choral Concert”
Works by important composers throughout Western music history as well as nontraditional and lesser-known composers and pieces
Teresa Coffman, conductor
8 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
Free admission for RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID)

April 2016

April 20
Masterworks Concerts “Spring Mix”
Judith Lynn Stillman, artistic director
1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
Suggested $10 donation
RIC’s Artist-in-Residence, pianist Judith Lynn Stillman, directs the Masterworks Concerts season finale, featuring faculty and friends of Rhode Island College.

April 22
RIC Wind Ensemble
“2016 Senior Concerto Competition”
Robert Franzblau, conductor
8 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
Free admission for RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID)
The program includes one of the great staples in the wind band repertoire, Percy Grainger’s “Lincolnshire Posies,” which the composer referred to as his “bunch of musical wildflowers.”

April 26
RIC Symphony Orchestra and the RIC Opera Workshop
“Bicho Family Memorial Scholarship Concert”
Alexey Shabalin, conductor
8 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
Free admission for RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID)
RIC Assistant Professor of Music Alexey Shabalin conducts the RIC Symphony Orchestra and the RIC Opera Workshop in the Bicho Family Memorial Scholarship Concert, featuring Puccini’s “Gianni Schicci.”

April 29
RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers and Women’s Chorus
“Bon Voyage Choral Concert”
Teresa Coffman, conductor
8 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
Free admission for RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID)
This concert includes pieces that members of the RIC Chorus will perform on their upcoming concert tour of Italy. Once again, RIC Professor of Music Teresa Coffman conducts the three RIC choral ensembles.

May 2016

May 1
RIC Concert Jazz Band
“Spring Concert”
Bobby Shew, trumpet
Joe Foley, director
8 p.m.
Sapinsley Hall, Nazarian Center
General admission $10
Seniors (62+, limit 1 per ID) $5
Non-RIC students (limit 1 per ID) $5
Free admission for RIC students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID)

May 8
RIC Opera Workshop
Rene de la Garza and Susan Rodgers, co-directors
7 p.m.
Forman Theatre
Admission free

Page last updated: January 23, 2016