May Happenings at PSU

April 21st, 2010 by Adam


Image: Katherine Berna ’10, “Drill”

May

2 PSU Symphonic Band. Winds from the East. 3 p.m. Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center. Includes music by Asian composers or from Asian culture. Program includes “Machu Picchu, City in the Sky” by Satoshi Yagisawa, “Three Chinese Miniatures” arranged by Robert Jager, “Turandot” by Giacomo Puccini, “Variations on a Korean Folksong” by John Barnes Chance, and a Japanese folksong, “Yagi Bushi.” Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and $3 for youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869. Contact: Gary Corcoran, garyc@plymouth.edu.

4 Gallery Talk. Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. 4 p.m. Silver Center for the Arts. See “Exhibitions” below.
Contact: Catherine Amidon, camidon@plymouth.edu.

5 PSU Percussion Ensemble. 7 p.m. Studio Theatre, Silver Center. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, the ensemble will performing several pieces rooted in Latin American culture. These pieces will feature percussion instruments indigenous to the composers’ countries of origin—Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. Also original works and arrangements of some very popular songs. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for seniors and youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869. Contact: Tim Gilmore, tgilmore@plymouth.edu.

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6 15th Biennial Piano Monster Concert. 7:30 p.m. Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts. Ginger Young Hwalek, conductor. High school students and adults perform multi-hand works for piano (with as many as eight hands per instrument) on multiple pianos. Directed by Professor Carleen Graff, professor of music at PSU. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869. Contact: Carleen Graff, carleeng@plymouth.edu.

9 Concert: America the Beautiful. Pemigewasset Choral Society. 3 p.m. Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts. Professor Robert Swift conducts the 130-voice choir in a panorama of American music from four centuries. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and youth. Contact: Robert Swift, rswift@plymouth.edu.

12 PSU Chamber Players. 7 p.m. Smith Recital Hall, Silver Center. Program highlights included performances by the Trumpet Ensemble, Brass Quartet, Flute Choir and Woodwind Quintet as well as piano ensembles. Free tickets at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869. Contact: Gary Corcoran, garyc@plymouth.edu.

14&15 PSU Contemporary Dance Ensemble. 7 p.m. Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts. Scholarship concert. An evening of dance highlighting work from PSU faculty and students, and the Amy Marshall Dance Company. The Amy Marshall Dance Company performs unique and exciting works of art performed by extraordinary dancers who invite the audience to experience their joy. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-ARTS (2787) or (800) 779-3869. Contact: Amanda Whitworth, aewhitworth@plymouth.edu.

15 Graduate Commencement. 10 a.m.

21 Undergraduate Academic Convocation.

22 Undergraduate Commencement. 10 a.m.

Exhibitions — Contact: Karl Drerup Art Gallery
(603) 535-2614.

through May 21 The Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. Karl Drerup Art Gallery and Silver Center for the Arts. During their senior year, Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) candidates develop a body of work through which they explore a range of themes, styles and techniques. A committee of art faculty guides each student’s artistic progress and assists with the selection of a group of works to be featured in the annual BFA exhibition. Gallery talk 4¬–5 p.m. May 4 at the Silver Center. Contact: Karl Drerup Art Gallery, (603) 535-2416.