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This page contains all entries posted to Music News & Events in April 2010. They are listed from oldest to newest.

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April 1, 2010

Duo Alterno - Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Department of Music presents the Duo Alterno, featuring the artisty of soprano Tiziana Scandaletti and pianist-composer Riccardo Piacentini. The Duo made its debut in 1997 at the Vancouver Festival of Italian Contemporary Music, and have since then toured throughout the United States, Canada, Argentina, Australia, Japan, China, India, throughout Europe and other sites in Asia. The Duo Alterno has made recordings for Curci, Nuova Era, Stradivarius and other labels.

"Folks who checked out Duo Alterno's concert ... at the University of Maryland Baltimore County ... were rewarded with dynamic performances of fascinating music." -Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun (2000)

Presented by the UMBC Department of Music’s TNT series.

8 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. $7 general admission, $3 seniors, free for students, free with a UMBC ID.

April 8, 2010

Anna Rubin, composer - Thursday, April 8, 2010

Anna Rubin, composer and associate professor of music at UMBC, presents a concert of her works. The human voice in its singing and speaking inspires Anna Rubin's work. Whether her works are composed for ancient instruments or developed with sophisticated digital software, she tells stories, she protests injustice, and she celebrates the human spirit in dynamic works for solo virtuosi, choral and chamber ensembles, orchestra and fixed media.

8pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. $7 general admission, $3 seniors, free for students, free with a UMBC ID.

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April 15, 2010

Mosaic - Thursday, April 15, 2010

Mosaic is an ensemble/collective dedicated to forging an original voice in jazz, directed by Matt Belzer of UMBC's Department of Music. Together they perform an eclectic range of styles to create a music that's unique and experimental yet remains accessible. Expanding on the traditions of post Bop, Afro-Cuba, electric Jazz and the avant-garde, their rhythmic and harmonic approach is deep and diverse. Whether playing their own works, or those of the great composers of Jazz, they aim to provide a music for the body and the mind. With an instrumentation of keyboards, bass, drum set, and a wide array of woodwind instruments and percussion, Mosaic hopes to put their own stamp on the American legacy known as Jazz.

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April 25, 2010

West Point Jazz Knights - Sunday, April 25, 2010

The Department of Music presents the West Point Jazz Knights in concert.

8pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free.