The UMBC Department of Music's Contemporary Concert Series presents the two percussion group on Thursday, February 24th, 2005. Their program will include All that is Left and Polka in Treblinka by Stuart Saunders Smith, Pairs by Christian Wolff, bicoastal by Roger Zahab, Duo for Marimba and Vibraphone by Gitta Steiner, Verh'lthis ('hneln..) by Franklin Cox, and a new work by Tom Baker.
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The UMBC Department of Musics Faculty Recital Series presents cellist Franklin Cox in concert on Sunday, February 20th at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. His program will include J.S. Bachs Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor (BWV 1011), the Maryland premiere of a work by Elliott Carter, works by Volker Schmidt and Ignacio Baca-Lobera, and a new work of his own.
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UMBC brings together scholars and professionals who represent the richness of contemporary work in philosophy, history, culture, language, literature, and the arts in the 2005 Humanities Forum. Among the topics to be discussed are the literary precursors to Homer's epics and themes in undergraduate research; speakers will include Walter Mosley, Mortimer Sellers and Jonathan Tuck.
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The UMBC Department of Music presents a masterclass and concert by renowned guitarist Stephen Marchionda on Saturday, February 26. The masterclass will be held at 3 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall, with the concert to follow at 7:30 pm in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. His program will include the regional premiere of the Tango from Sophie's Choice by Nicholas Maw, as well as Maw's monumental work for solo guitar, Music of Memory, and works by John Dowland and Joaquin Rodrigo.
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The UMBC Department of Musics Faculty Recital Series presents the Damocles Trio in concert on Thursday, March 3 at 8 pm in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. The Trios program will features performances of the Brahms Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87; Joaquín Turinas Trio No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 76; and Ravels Trio in A Minor.
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The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange's February 4 performance at UMBC offers a sneak peek into a dance company whose moves, grooves and imagery are created from a multitude of voices spanning six decades.
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