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February 2018

Family Weekend Concert

February 23 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a free concert and experience the acoustics of Stanford’s state-of-the-art Bing Concert Hall. Learn more about the hall and Stanford Live. PROGRAM Stephen Sondheim: “A Weekend in the Country” from A Little Night Music (1973)Performed by students and friends of the Hillhouse vocal studio Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio op. 1, no. 3 (movements 1, 2 and 4)Performed by members of Chamber Music at Stanford and coached by Geoff Nuttall

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Information Session 2: 2018 Summer Community-based Research (CBR) Fellowships

February 23 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come learn more about Summer 2018 Community-based Research (CBR) Fellowships offered through the Haas Center for Public Service and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE).  CBR is a justice-oriented approach to research that emphasizes collaboration with community organizations and focuses on important social change and community development issues in the US or abroad. We will discuss how to prepare and apply for the CSRE and Haas Center CBR Fellowship programs. Both programs provide mentorship and financial…

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NOON CONCERT: Harpsichord Studio of Elaine Thornburgh

February 23 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Harpsichord students of Elaine Thornburgh will be featured in this noontime recital. (Program TBA.) 

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Takács Quartet

February 23 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Blessed with a nigh-otherworldly gift for chamber artistry, the Takács Quartet, in the latest of its highly anticipated visits to the Bing, partners with Canadian piano virtuoso MarcAndré Hamelin for the Dohnányi Piano Quintet No. 1. Beethoven’s Opus 131 Quartet and Schubert’s Quartettsatz are also on the program for this Boulder, Colorado–based quartet.

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Kweku Collins

February 23 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kweku Collins is a 21-year-old rapper/producer/songwriter who has been making music for most of his life. In 2015, just shy of his high school graduation, Kweku joined the Chicago’s indie rap outfit, Closed Sessions and shortly after released his debut EP, “Say It Here While It’s Safe.” The EP received critical praise and landed Kweku on Pigeons and Planes 20 rappers under 20 List. In 2016, Kweku followed up with “Nat Love,” an LP that garnered an 8.0 Pitchfork Review,…

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Stanford Philharmonia

February 24 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This Stanford Philharmonia concert, led by Music Director Paul Phillips, opens with Lyric for Strings by George Walker, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 and widely regarded as the dean of African-American composers. Concerto Competition winner Patrick Worasaran performs Frédéric Chopin’s First Piano Concerto, and SP Assistant Conductor Chris Yoon conducts the sunny Serenade for 13 winds, composed at the age of 17 by Richard Strauss. The program concludes with a performance of Béla Bartók’s 20th-century masterpiece, Music for Strings,…

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Bumper Jacksons

February 24 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Bumper Jacksons are hot and sweet, painting America’s story from the seductive sounds of New Orleans to the hollers of the Appalachian Mountains. Bursting at the seams with rich threads of Americana, their playfully creative originals and reimagined roots music earned them “Artist of the Year” (2015) and “Best Folk Band” (2013–15) at the Washington Area Music Awards. The Bumper Jacksons’ hard-driving energy brings you into the center of a party where everyone’s invited and the dance floor never…

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Stanford Philharmonia

February 25 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This Stanford Philharmonia concert, led by Music Director Paul Phillips, opens with Lyric for Strings by George Walker, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 and widely regarded as the dean of African-American composers. Concerto Competition winner Patrick Worasaran performs Frédéric Chopin’s First Piano Concerto, and SP Assistant Conductor Chris Yoon conducts the sunny Serenade for 13 winds, composed at the age of 17 by Richard Strauss. The program concludes with a performance of Béla Bartók’s 20th-century masterpiece, Music for Strings,…

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CANCELED – Robin Sharp, violin and Lori Lack, piano: Celebrating Women Composers

February 25 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

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Compline: An Evening Service of Song

February 25 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Compline (pronounced “komp-lin”) A reflective, contemplative 30-minute service of hymns, anthems and chant sung by Stanford and local choral ensembles in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All are welcome. Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year with the exception of university holidays and academic breaks) in Memorial Church. Early Music Singers will be performing this evening. This is last Compline of Winter quarter. Compline will resume in Spring quarter on April 8.

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Alex Ross on Leonard Bernstein, Subversive All American

February 26 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

From his electrifying 1943 debut with the New York Philharmonic onward, Bernstein was lionized as a home-grown hero of American music: composer, conductor, Broadway collaborator, radio, and television personality. His works symbolized mid-century America at its confident, casual peak. At the same time, Bernstein expressed sharply leftist views, which left him vulnerable to Cold War attacks and made an object of suspicion as late as the Nixon administration, as White House tapes show. Alex Ross, the music critic of The…

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Dawn Harms: Adventures in Music

February 27 9:30 am - 10:30 am

From Bach to the Orange Blossom Special, Dawn Harms and the Rhythm Sisters present a family music show to delight children — who might find themselves playing a violin for the first time, or composing a piece right before your very eyes (and ears)! There’s something for everyone — both entertaining and educational. | Presented in partnership with the Friends of Music at Stanford.

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Dawn Harms: Adventures in Music

February 27 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

From Bach to the Orange Blossom Special, Dawn Harms and the Rhythm Sisters present a family music show to delight children — who might find themselves playing a violin for the first time, or composing a piece right before your very eyes (and ears)! There’s something for everyone — both entertaining and educational. | Presented in partnership with the Friends of Music at Stanford.

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Monstrous Technologies? — Philosophy Talk LIVE with Provost Persis Drell

February 27 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

MONSTROUS TECHNOLOGIES? Experience a live taping of Philosophy Talk radio, and see how much fun thinking can be Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein raises powerful questions about the responsibilities of scientists to consider the impact of their inventions on the world. Are these questions as relevant now as they were 200 years ago? What insights, if any, should today’s technologists and disrupters glean from Shelley’s story? What does it mean to take responsibility for one’s scientific or technological innovations? And what role should university educators…

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NOON CONCERT: Flute Students of Greer Ellison

February 28 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Flute students from Greer Ellison’s studio are featured in this noontime concert. (Program TBA.) 

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Çudamani: Gamelan and Dance of Bali

February 28 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Among the more surprising influences on American composers is the traditional Balinese art of gamelan. The gigantic ensemble of instruments’ resonating tones and rich sound have captivated composers like Canadian Colin McPhee and American composers Lou Harrison, Charles Ives, John Cage, and Steve Reich. Experience the inspirational source of these composers in this special performance by the musicians and dancers of Gamelan Çudamani. 

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Organ Recital – Rodney Gehrke

February 28 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Rodney Gehrke, Director of music at All Saints’ Church, Palo Alto, organist and choir director at San Francisco’s Temple Emanu-El and professor of organ at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music will perform in Stanford Memorial Church. Rodney Gehrke has been director of music at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Palo Alto since 2008. He is also organist and choir director at San Francisco’s Temple Emanu-El and professor of organ at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Mr. Gehrke has performed…

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March 2018

Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma

March 1 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For the love of Brahms, pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma join forces on the Bing stage for an unforgettable performance.  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This performance is generously supported by Marcia and John Goldman.

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CCRMA Open House 2018

March 2 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) would like to invite you to our annual Open House. Please join us for demonstrations, lectures, performances, and posters that present some of our latest research projects. This year’s keynote address will be delivered by visiting Artist/Scholar Yann Orlarey, scientific director of our French sister institution GRAME and leading developer of the FAUST (Functional Audio Stream) programming language. Throughout the day, there will be a range of hands-on exhibits…

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CANCELED – NOON CONCERT: Voice Students of Nova Jiménez

March 2 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This event has been canceled.

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k.d. lang

March 2 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A hot ticket who may just be, as Tony Bennett said, “the best singer of her generation,” k.d. lang pulls into the Bing for one night only to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her platinum selling Ingénue album. A little bit country, a little bit alt, a little bit rock ‘n roll, lang keeps changing, growing, amazing. Experience lang live as she brings her singular singing style to classics from her 30-year repertoire.   Opening for k.d. lang will be Slava Grigoryan. 

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Mari Kimura, violin: New and Recent Works

March 2 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Following CCRMA’s Open House, virtuoso composer/violinist/technologist Mari Kimura will present a concert of new and recent works on the CCRMA Stage. Mari Kimura is at the forefront of violinists who are extending the technical and expressive capabilities of the instrument. As a performer, composer, and researcher, she has opened up new sonic worlds for the violin. Notably, she has mastered the production of pitches that sound up to an octave below the violin’s lowest string without retuning. This technique, which…

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Friends of Music Scholarship Recital

March 3 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Stanford Music students receiving scholarships from the Friends of Music in support of their lessons will perform for their patrons and the public. Repertoire will include works by Bartók, Chopin, Ives, Prokofiev, Ravel, and others.

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Stanford Wind Symphony: Winter Concert

March 3 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Giancarlo Aquilanti directs the Stanford Wind Symphony’s Winter program in Bing Concert Hall, with guest Martín Fraile conducting selections from Argentina. Jake Gold is the featured horn soloist for Strauss’s Horn Concerto No. 1. Program Johan De Meij: La Quintessenza Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major Soloist: Jake Gold Astor Piazzolla: Tango SuiteArranged by Juan Carlos Cuacci (world premiere)Guest Conductor: Martín Fraile Argentinean Folklore SuiteTraditional, Arranged by Emiliano Alvarez (world premiere)Guest Conductor: Martín Fraile

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Stanford Chamber Chorale: Choral Masterworks from the French Tradition

March 3 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Chorale, directed by Stephen M. Sano, offers a diverse program of choral works from the French tradition, featuring Francis Poulenc’s impassioned Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence.

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The American Sound

March 4 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia sends its most promising young students on tour to play alongside faculty and noted alumni. This program pays tribute to Leonard Bernstein (himself a Curtis alum), in celebration of his centenary, with Bernstein’s Clarinet Sonata (with alum, David Shifrin) and songs from West Side Story, alongside pieces by two of his contemporary influences, Aaron Copland and George Gershwin. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Generously supported by Mary and Clinton Gilliland

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Jazz Piano Studio of Murray Low: Winter Showcase – NEW DATE!

March 4 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Spring Jazz Piano showcase featuring the students of Murray Low will include standards and contemporary works. | This event has been rescheduled from March 2nd.

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Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone: Voice Masterclass

March 5 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

This masterclass for Stanford students is free and open to the public.

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Winter Chamber Music Showcase – NEW DATE!

March 6 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ensembles from the Stanford Chamber Music program perform. Note: This event was rescheduled from March 7 in Campbell Recital Hall.

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NOON CONCERT: Cello Students of Stephen Harrison

March 7 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Cello students are featured in this noontime concert. (Program TBA.)

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Shenson Recital Series: Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone, and Paula Fan, piano – NEW TIME!

March 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Program George Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad William Walton: Three Swinburne Songs Claude Debussy: Trois ballades de François Villon Grace Williams: My Last Duchess Barbara Jazwinski: The Girl by the Ocean Paul Phillips: Battle-Pieces Admission includes reception with artists to follow. Note: This event has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m.

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Stanford Jazz Orchestra with special guest Kenny Washington

March 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Michael Galisatus directs the Stanford Jazz Orchestra’s program, featuring guest Kenny Washington. A native of New Orleans, Kenny grew up singing and performing gospel in church, developing a deep love for music at a very young age. He began performing with the school band, and later studied various styles of music ranging from traditional and contemporary jazz, classical, rhythm and blues, and pop at Xavier University. Kenny performed and toured throughout the U.S., Asia, Russia, and Australia with the U.S.…

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CANCELED – University Singers

March 7 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This event has been canceled. The University Singers will be appearing at Bing Concert Hall with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Symphonic Chorus in March. More details coming in January!

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Jennifer Paulino, soprano, and Elaine Thornburgh, harpsichord: The Food of Love

March 8 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The evening’s program, “The Food of Love,” offers Purcell songs and solo keyboard works, showcasing his beautiful ground bass variations.

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NOON CONCERT: Piano Studio of George Barth and Kumaran Arul

March 9 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Piano students of George Barth and Kumaran Arul will be featured in this noontime recital. (Program TBA.) 

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Stanford Flute Ensemble

March 9 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Karen Van Dyke directs the Stanford Flute Ensemble’s program.

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The missing Self in the Selfie

March 9 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Our smartphones are full of selfies.  Selfie is a private exploration of ourselves in the moment. Every time we click the shutter, we are making a subconscious psychological decision—this moment is important, where I am now or what I am doing now is worthy of capturing. However, if we don’t like the selfie, we can simply delete the photo and experiment with a different tilt of our face or another angle.  But does this repeated self-expression and self-exploration reveal who we really…

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Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale

March 9 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The orchestra pays tribute to perhaps the best known of the Baroque composers, Arcangelo Corelli, who influenced not only his generation of composers but the next. Organist Richard Egarr conducts and also solos in the Handel Organ Concerto No. 15 in D Minor, HWV 304. Also benefiting from PBO’s expert musicianship and period instruments are concerti grossi by Corelli and Handel and a Georg Muffat sonata.

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Danny Elfman: Concerto for Vioin and Orchestra

March 10 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Stanford Symphonic Chorus, & Stanford University SingersPaul Phillips and John Mauceri, conductorsSandy Cameron, violin Guest conductor John Mauceri, “a doyen of musical theatre,” (Gramophone) leads the Stanford Symphony Orchestra in composer Danny Elfman’s new concerto for violin and orchestra, Eleven Eleven. The work, which premiered in June at the Prague Proms, was jointly commissioned by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Stanford Live, and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. SSO Music Director Paul Phillips conducts works by Leonard…

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Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble with guest percussionist John Santos: Latin Jazz, Jazz Latin

March 10 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the ensemble for a very special concert collaboration featuring master percussionist John Santos. A seven-time Grammy nominee, Santos is widely regarded as one of the foremost exponents of Afro-Latin music in the world today, known for his innovative use of traditional forms and instruments in combination with contemporary music. He has earned international recognition as a performer, composer, writer, and educator. Santos’s mastery of all Afro-Latin percussion instruments will be on full display with repertoire specifically prepared by him…

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David Kim, fortepiano

March 11 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Fortepianist David Kim performs on his Regier Graf copy. His program includes Robert Schumann’s Papillons and Kreisleriana; Schubert’s Sonata in C minor, D. 958; and more. Hailed by Malcolm Bilson as a musician “who will doubtless make an important contribution to the musical life of this country,” pianist and fortepianist David Hyun-su Kim holds degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Cornell universities and a doctorate from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Austria,…

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Kathryne Jennings Voice Studio: Winter Recital

March 11 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Kathryne Jennings’s Voice Studio presents its Winter recital. Featured students include Stephanie Fischer, Tim Isaacs, Eve La Puma, Brenna McCulloch, Lorin Phillips, Kathlynn Simotas, Lark Wang, and Edric Zeng.

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Early Music Singers: The Music of Tomás Luis de Victoria through the Year

March 14 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

William Mahrt directs the Early Music Singers’ Winter program highlighting the works of one of the most important composers of the Counter-Reformation, the 16th-century Spanish composer Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548–1611).

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[sic]—The Stanford [sic] Improvisation Collective

March 14 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Mark Applebaum directs the Stanfjord Improvisation Collective’s program of experimental music and trans-idiomatic improvisation.

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Stanford Baroque Soloists: Salzburg Before Mozart

March 15 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Anthony Martin directs the Stanford Baroque Soloists’ program, “Salzburg Before Mozart,” featuring music by W.A. Mozart, Michael Haydn, Leopold Mozart, Heinrich Biber, and Georg Moffat.

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David Sherman, Anna Lee, Allie Sherris, and Jen Wang: Piano Quartets

March 16 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

David Sherman, violin; Anna Lee, viola; Allie Sherris, cello; and Jen Wang, piano, perform two piano quartets. Program Pēteris Vasks: Piano Quartet Joaquín Turina: Piano Quartet in A minor, Op.67

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Aaron Wilk, piano

March 16 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Aaron Wilk performs piano sonatas of Prokofiev. Aaron is in the Stanford Medical Scientist Training Program, an eight-year program leading to dual M.D. and Ph.D. degrees.

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Stanford Woodwind Quintet: 30th Anniversary Concert

March 17 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Stanford Woodwind Quintet presents its 30th Anniversary concert.

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Ute Lemper and the Vogler String Quartet

March 17 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Paris Days, Berlin Nights Sultry German chanteuse Ute Lemper joins her countrymen the Vogler Quartet and clarinetist/pianist Stefan Malzew for a collection of songs that takes the listeners on a journey through time via Europe and Argentina. Crossing national and stylistic boundaries alike, Paris Days, Berlin Nights present an extraordinary portrait of the cultural melting pot of 1920s Europe, featuring chansons of Édith Piaf, Kurt Weill, Hanns Eisler, Astor Piazzolla, Chava Alberstein, and Jacques Brel.

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Zurich Chamber Orchestra

March 18 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Since its founding in 1945, the Zurich Chamber Orchestra has covered a lot of ground, performing on Baroquestyle bows and traditional gut strings in recent years while also looking to the new in its performance of jazz and folk repertoire. Conducting from the violin, Daniel Hope, succeeding his countryman Sir Roger Norrington, leads the ensemble in an unusual pairing of The Four Seasons with minimalist composer Max Richter’s Recomposed, an exciting reimagining of Antonio Vivaldi’s Baroque classic. 

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St. Lawrence String Quartet: Concert for the Community – NEW VENUE!

March 21 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The St. Lawrence String Quartet presents its annual Concert for the Community, offered free of charge to local school children, teachers, and their families. | Presented by the Friends of Music at Stanford in partnership with the Department of Music. Note: This event has been moved to Campbell Recital Hall.

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Marin Mazzie: A Broadway Celebration!

March 23 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The three-time Tony Award nominee and 2017 Theater Hall of Fame inductee boasts a career spanning symphony halls, cabaret and concert venues, the Broadway stage, and London’s West End. Join her at the Bing for a retrospective celebrating Mazzie’s 35 years on Broadway with songs such as “Maybe This Time” from Cabaret, “Hello, Young Lovers” from The King and I, “Send in the Clowns” from A Little Night Music, “So in Love” from Kiss Me, Kate, and many more.

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BLUE: The Songs of Joni Mitchell

March 24 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In BLUE: The Songs of Joni Mitchell, Australian chanteuse Queenie van de Zandt, along with musical director Max Lambert and a live band, explore her love of all things Joni. Using voice overs and intimiate storytelling, Queenie affectionally reinterperets Mitchell’s melancholy music, revealing the stories behind some of her most haunting songs such as “A Case of You,” “Both Sides Now,” and “Little Green.”

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Jazzmeia Horn

March 25 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk Competition, vocalist Jazzmeia Horn has a name that speaks for itself capturing her very essence. With an assured maturity and vocal confidence far beyond her years, the young singer arrives with her debut recording, A Social Call, which was nominated for a Grammy Award. A collection of standards, hard bop anthems, spirituals, and R&B nuggets, A Social Call is a reflection on the times and is destined to be remembered as a 2017 breakout.

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St. Lawrence String Quartet: Good Friday Liturgical Performance

March 30 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Haydn’s Seven Last Words  In this seven-section work, lasting just over an hour, Haydn is at his most reflective. Evoking the last hours of Christ’s life, the work’s individual sections carry tempo markings of Largo, Adagio, Lento, Grave. In this performance, and as it was written, Seven Last Words will be punctuated with readings from the Good Friday service.

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Haydn’s 7 Last Words Liturgical Performance

March 30 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

In this seven-section work, lasting just over an hour, Haydn is at his most reflective. Evoking the last hours of Christ’s life, the work’s individual sections carry tempo markings of Largo, Adagio, Lento, Grave. In this performance, and as it was written, Seven Last Words will be punctuated with readings from the Good Friday service. This is a free performance.

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April 2018

The Choir of the Queen’s College, Oxford with Stanford Chamber Chorale

April 5 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Choir of The Queen’s College, Oxford is widely recognized as one of the leading collegiate choirs in the UK. In addition to singing weekly services in the College’s magnificent Baroque chapel, the thirty singers of the choir maintain a busy schedule of concerts, broadcasts, recordings, and international tours under the leadership of Owen Rees. The choir offers a joint recital in the stunning acoustic of Stanford Memorial Church with the Stanford Chamber Chorale and its director, Stephen M. Sano.

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Caroline Campbell, violin

April 8 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Violinist Caroline Campbell performs in recital with pianist Robert Thies (program TBA).  Caroline Campbell has appeared as soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, and many other symphony orchestras. She has soloed in prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall to the Kennedy Center and in exotic locations from Kuala Lumpur to the Sydney Opera House. In high demand both in the classical and popular scene, she has been nicknamed “violinist to the stars” and hand-picked to play duets with…

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NOON CONCERT: Flute Students of Alexandra Hawley

April 11 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Flute students from Alexandra Hawley’s studio are featured in this noontime concert. (Program TBA.) 

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Melanie Goldstein, cello, and Kevin Sun, piano

April 14 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The cello and piano duo of Melanie Goldstein and Kevin Sun perform works of Beethoven, Brahms, and others.

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Saint Michael Trio: Exploring Mendelssohn

April 14 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Mendelssohn F minor Piano Quartet serves as the focus of this “informance” by the Saint Michael Trio utilizing slides, demonstrations, and commentary.

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Department of Music Faculty Concert: Corellipalooza!

April 17 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Works from all six operas of Arcangelo Corelli — four trios, two sonatas, and two concerti for strings — will be performed on period instruments by Department of Music faculty and guests: Anthony Martin and Owen Dalby, violinsHerbert Myers, violaRobert Howard, celloJohn Dornenburg, violoneKelly Savage, keyboardKevin Kishimoto, theorbo

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2018 Medicine & the Muse Symposium

April 18 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Medicine & the Muse Symposium features medical students highlighting their scholarly work in health humanities research through presentations and posters, as well as showcasing artistic talents through performances of song, dance, music, poetry, film, and exhibits of artwork and photography. The theme for this year’s Symposium will be Paradoxes: Humanism at the Frontiers of Medicine, showcasing the necessity of humanism in medicine while also encapsulating the stories of those in the film to be screened at the Symposium’s end: The…

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Health Humanities Consortium Conference

April 20 12:00 am

A three-day celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein through an exploration of medically-based ethical dilemmas and an examination of the relevance of Frankenstein in moral imagination today.

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NOON CONCERT: Trombone Students of McDowell Kenley

April 20 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Trombone students are featured in this noontime concert.

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CCRMA Spring Concert I

April 20 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us as CCRMA presents two evenings of immersive spatial multichannel music at the Bing Concert Hall Studio.

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Languages About Music: 2018 Stanford Graduate Music Colloquium

April 21 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

A conversation space for scholars throughout the humanities and sciences, to share and exchange different ways of talking about and engaging with music How do we talk about music and sound? What is the language that we use to describe music? What makes music an interesting object of inquiry? Each discipline brings with it new approaches and methodologies for answering these questions. Come and join a day of interdisciplinary conversation exploring music and its many languages. Featured Events – schedule TBA…

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Fiona Kelliher: Senior Flute Recital

April 21 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Program TBA.

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CCRMA Spring Concert II

April 21 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us as CCRMA presents two evenings of immersive spatial multichannel music at the Bing Concert Hall Studio.

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Hannah Pho, soprano: Senior Voice Recital – NEW DATE!

April 22 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Soprano Hannah Pho presents her senior recital, featuring works by Handel, Debussy, and Wolf.  Note: This event was previously scheduled for April 14. 

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Ian Anstee, tenor: Senior Voice Recital – NEW DATE!

April 22 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ian Anstee, tenor, presents his senior voice recital (Program TBA). Note: This event was rescheduled from May 19.

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Tiffany Jiang: Flute Recital

April 28 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tiffany Jiang performs works for flute. Program Villa-Lobos / Heitor: Assobio a Jato Telemann: Flute Fantasies Liebermann / Lowell: Flute Sonata

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Sundays with the St. Lawrence

April 29 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Returning to its roots, the St. Lawrence performs music by Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, in addition to Haydn’s String Quartet in C Major, op. 33, no. 3, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Opus 15 Piano Quintet with longtime collaborator Stephen Prutsman.

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May 2018

NOON CONCERT: invoke – Emerging String Quartet Stanford Recital

May 2 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Described as “not classical…but not not classical,” invoke continues to successfully dodge even the most valiant attempts at genre classification. The ensemble’s other “not-nots” encompass traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism. invoke weaves all of these threads together to create truly unique contemporary repertoire, written by and for the group. invoke’s Stanford Recital will include traditional repertoire, as well as original compositions. (Program TBA.)

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Krishan Kumar: Senior Flute Recital – NEW DATE!

May 4 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Program TBA. Note: This event was rescheduled from April 20.

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Taide Ding, piano: Senior Recital – NEW DATE!

May 5 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Senior Taide Ding performs piano works by Mozart and others.

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Zoë Sonnenberg, soprano: Senior Voice Recital

May 5 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Zoë Sonnenberg, soprano, captures her four years at Stanford, in song. (Program TBA.)

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Piano Studio of Frederick Weldy

May 9 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Piano students of Frederick Weldy will be featured in this noontime recital. (Program TBA.) 

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47th Annual Stanford Powwow and Art Market

May 11 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A celebration of Native American cultures including dance and music with more than 100 artist, food and information booth vendors. Booth vendors will begin opening by 5:00pm and Intertribal and competition dancing continues 7:00pm-11:00pm on Friday, Noon-10:00pm on Saturday, and Noon-6:00pm on Sunday. The 22nd Annual Stanford Powwow Fun Run/Walk will take place at 8:00am on Saturday, May 12.  These outdoor events will continue “rain or shine!”

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Victoria Ding: Flute Recital

May 11 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Victoria Ding performs works for flute, accompanied by staff pianist Lori Lack. Victoria is a sophomore from Saratoga, CA, studying Symbolic Systems. She has been playing the flute for ten years and currently studies with Alexandra Hawley. Additionally, she plays with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and toured with them last summer to Mexico and Cuba.

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47th Annual Stanford Powwow and Art Market

May 12 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

A celebration of Native American cultures including dance and music with more than 100 artist, food and information booth vendors. Booth vendors will begin opening mid-morning and Intertribal and competition dancing continues 7:00pm-11:00pm on Friday, Noon-10:00pm on Saturday, and Noon-6:00pm on Sunday. The 22nd Annual Stanford Powwow Fun Run/Walk will take place at 8:00am on Saturday, May 12.  These outdoor events will continue “rain or shine!”

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Kyle Efken, baritone: Senior Voice Recital

May 12 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Kyle Efken presents his senior voice recital with accompanist Marie-Louise Catsalis, piano (Program TBA.)

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47th Annual Stanford Powwow and Art Market

May 13 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

A celebration of Native American cultures including dance and music with more than 100 artist, food and information booth vendors. Booth vendors will begin opening by mid-morning and Intertribal and competition dancing continues 7:00pm-10:00pm on Friday, Noon-10:00pm on Saturday, and Noon-6:00pm on Sunday. The 22nd Annual Stanford Powwow Fun Run/Walk will take place at 8:00am on Saturday, May 12.  These outdoor events will continue “rain or shine!”

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NOON CONCERT: Flute Students of Melody Holmes

May 16 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Flute students from Melody Holmes’s studio are featured in this noontime concert. (Program TBA.) 

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David Lopez, tenor: Senior Voice Recital

May 17 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

David Lopez presents his senior voice recital (Program TBA.)

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NOON CONCERT: Voice Students of Claire Giovannetti

May 18 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Voice students of Claire Giovannetti perform in this noontime recital (Program TBA).

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Stanford Symphonic Chorus

May 18 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Stanford Symphonic Chorus, under the baton of Stephen M. Sano, offers Franz Joseph Haydn’s Missa Sancti Bernardi von Offida (“Heiligmesse”), an exuberant masterpiece dating from the composer’s late maturity. Also on the program is Haydn’s rarely-heard Violin Concerto No. 4 in G major (Hob. VIIa:4), featuring faculty soloist Joo-Mee Lee.

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Jazz Piano Studio of Murray Low: Spring Showcase

May 19 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The Spring Jazz Piano showcase featuring the students of Murray Low will include standards and contemporary works.

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Stanford Symphonic Chorus

May 19 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Stanford Symphonic Chorus, under the baton of Stephen M. Sano, offers Franz Joseph Haydn’s Missa Sancti Bernardi von Offida (“Heiligmesse”), an exuberant masterpiece dating from the composer’s late maturity. Also on the program is Haydn’s rarely-heard Violin Concerto No. 4 in G major (Hob. VIIa:4), featuring faculty soloist Joo-Mee Lee.

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Oishi Banerjee, soprano: Senior Voice Recital

May 20 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Oishi Banerjee, soprano, presents her senior recital of songs by Wolf, J.S. Bach, Korngold, Fauré, Purcell, and Schubert; arias by Massenet, Handel, and Delibes; and musical theater selections. Her accompanists include Hope Casey-Allen, soprano; Maria English, mezzo-soprano; and Jason Griffin, piano.

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NOON CONCERT: Cello Students of Stephen Harrison

May 23 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Cello students are featured in this noontime concert. (Program TBA.)

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Victor Lin, piano

May 23 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Victor Lin performs Schubert’s Sonata in A major and other works.

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Stanford Jazz Orchestra

May 23 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Michael Galisatus directs the Stanford Jazz Orchestra’s program. (Program TBA.)

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NOON CONCERT: Harpsichord Studio of Elaine Thornburgh

May 25 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Harpsichord students of Elaine Thornburgh will be featured in this noontime recital. (Program TBA.)

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Jake Gold, horn

May 25 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jake Gold, horn, performs the following selections: Bernard Krol: Laudatio Schumann: Adagio and Allegro Johannes Brahms: Trio, op. 40 Nikolai Tcherepnin: selection from 6 Horn Quartets August Klughardt: Wind Quintet, op. 79

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Stephanie Fischer: Senior Composition Recital

May 27 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Compositions by senior Stephanie Fischer are featured. (Program and personnel TBA.)

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NOON CONCERT: Flute Students of Greer Ellison

May 30 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Flute students from Greer Ellison’s studio are featured in this noontime concert. (Program TBA.) 

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University Singers

May 30 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Robert Huw Morgan directs the University Singers’ performance of works by Handel.

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Spring Chamber Music Showcase

May 30 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ensembles from the Stanford Chamber Music program perform.

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June 2018

NOON CONCERT: Piano Studio of George Barth and Kumaran Arul

June 1 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Piano students of George Barth and Kumaran Arul will be featured in this noontime recital. (Program TBA.) 

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Stanford Jazz Combos

June 1 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jim Nadel presents a Jazz Combo showcase, featuring standards and original works by a range of small ensembles.

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Hannah Choi, cello, with Lori Lack, piano

June 2 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Sophomore Hannah Choi, cello, performs in recital with Lori Lack, piano. Program Brahms: Sonata in F Major, Op. 99Piazzolla: The Grand TangoMassenet: Mediation from “Thais”Saint-Saëns: Aria from “Samson and Delilah”

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Kevin Sun, piano

June 2 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Kevin Sun performs piano works by Bach, Schubert, and Schoenberg.

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Stanford Wind Symphony: Spring Concert

June 2 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Giancarlo Aquilanti directs the Stanford Wind Symphony’s program in Bing Concert Hall.

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Stanford Chamber Chorale: In One Accord

June 2 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Stanford Chamber Chorale joins forces with University Organist, Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, in an evening celebrating choral music from the Anglican cathedral tradition. The program features George Dyson’s exuberant “Evening Canticles in D”; William Henry Harris’s radiant double-choir anthem “Faire is the heaven”; contemporary works by Ben Parry and Owain Park; and beloved British folk song arrangements by Holst, Grainger, Moeran, and others.

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Kathryne Jennings Voice Studio: Spring Recital

June 3 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Kathryne Jennings’s Voice Studio presents its Spring recital. Featured students include Stephanie Fischer, Tim Isaacs, Eve La Puma, Brenna McCulloch, Lorin Phillips, Kathlynn Simotas, Lark Wang, and Edric Zeng.

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Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble: Spring Concert

June 3 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble is dedicated to the performance, interpretation, and study of Afro-Latin music and its fusion with North American jazz. It is the ensemble’s belief that the evolution of “American music” is not indigenous to the United States but rather encompasses developments and influences from Latin and South America as well. Established in Winter 2008 by director Murray Low, the group has made rapid progress since its inception and is now one of the finest academic performing…

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Stanford Gu-zheng Ensemble

June 3 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Stanford Guzheng Ensemble is a group of Stanford students from all disciplines, drawn together by their interest in gu-zheng (Chinese harp). This instrument is considered the ancestor of other Asian instruments such as the Japanese koto. Led by renowned gu-zheng player Hui You, the ensemble explores both traditional and contemporary pieces for gu-zheng.

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The Composer-Performer: New Works Written and Performed by Stanford Composers

June 5 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The students of Music 323 (Doctoral Seminar in Composition) perform their own compositions (Program TBA).

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Early Music Singers

June 6 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

William Mahrt directs the Early Music Singers’ Spring program.

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Stanford Baroque Soloists and Convivium: “Fairest Isle” – Purcell’s King Arthur

June 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The chamber choir Convivium joins forces with the Stanford Baroque Soloists, under the direction of Anthony Martin, to present excerpts from Henry Purcell’s sparkling masque, King Arthur. Famed for his exquisite melodies and masterful sensitivity to the English language, Purcell was widely considered the greatest English composer of the Restoration period. King Arthur contains some of his most memorable music, including the chilling chromaticism of the “Frost Scene” and the dance air “Fairest Isle.”

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SLOrk: Stanford Laptop Orchestra

June 7 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) celebrates the conclusion of its season with a full-scale laptop orchestra concert in Bing Concert Hall. You are cordially invited for an evening of all-new works for the full ensemble of humans and laptops!

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Benjamin Salman, piano: Senior Recital

June 9 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Senior Benjamin Salman performs piano works (program TBA).

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