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Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University

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20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States

November 2016

Tufts Small Jazz Ensembles: Setting New Jazz Standards

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University small jazz ensembles, under the direction of Paul Ahlstrand, perform an evening of works for smaller combos featuring jazz interpretations of non-jazz material. Works by Lennon and McCartney, Jagger and Richards, Gamble and Huff, and more! Free; no tickets required.

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December 2016

Jumbo Knish Factory Klezmer Dance Party

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Michael McLaughlin directs Jumbo Knish Factory, the Tufts University Klezmer ensemble. Bulgars, Jocs, and Debkas with dance leader Malka Benjamin and, though a tad early for Chanukah, plenty of gelt for all! Free; no tickets required.

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Klenèngan Mat-Matan

Saturday, December 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts University gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform a concert of Javanese gamelan music. Special guest artist I.M. Harjito. Barry Drummond, director. Free; no tickets required.

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February 2017

Terence Blanchard Masterclass

Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Terence Blanchard conducts a masterclass with students from Tufts University and the New England Conservatory. Heralded as “a trumpeter of expressive urgency and a composer of expansive vision” by the New York Times, multi-Grammy winner Terence Blanchard’s sound represents a singular place in contemporary culture, extending beyond jazz’s reach. Free and open to the public.

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May 2017

Tufts Sunday Concert: Klenèngan Among Karsa

Sunday, May 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University Sunday Concert Series presents Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, in a concert of Javanese gamelan music, Klenèngan Among Karsa. Special guest artists I.M. Harjito and Heni Savitri. Barry Drummond, director.   Free; no tickets required.

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November 2017

Tufts Small Jazz Concert

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University small jazz ensembles, under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand, perform an evening of works for smaller combos, including vocals. Free; no tickets required.

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Kiniwe

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Kiniwe shows are grand productions of powerful drumming, spirited singing, and energetic dancing. This concert will include items from Ghana, West Africa. Attah Poku, director of Kiniwe, invites everyone to join the festivities, "Akwaaba!" This performance is rescheduled from its original date of December 8. Free; no tickets required.

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December 2017

Jumbo Knish Factory: A Fistful of Gelt

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Jumbo Knish Factory presents the return of the klezmer dance party with Malka Benjamin and some pre-Chanukah gelt. Michael McLaughlin, director. Free; no tickets required.

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Tufts Gamelan Ensemble

Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts University gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform a concert of Javanese gamelan music. Directed by Darsono Hadiraharjo and Barry Drummond with special guest artists I.M. Harjito and Heni Savitri. Free; no tickets required.  

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April 2018

Tufts Small Jazz Ensembles

Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University small jazz ensembles, under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand, perform an evening of works for smaller combos, including vocals. Free; no tickets required.

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May 2018

Tufts Sunday Concert: Gemelan Ensemble

Sunday, May 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts University gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform an afternoon concert of Javanese gamelan music titled "Klenèngan Siyang - Gayeng!" Directed by Darsono Hadiraharjo and Barry Drummond with special guest artists I.M. Harjito and Heni Savitri. Gamelan is the traditional ensemble music of Java and Bali in Indonesia, made up predominantly of percussive instruments. Free; no tickets required.

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November 2018

Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change Workshop

Thursday, November 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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This workshop is part of a Tufts University residency celebrating the Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change. The Liberian Women's Chorus for Change brings the power of Liberian traditional song to the forefront of efforts to make communities safe and strong. Composed of renowned singers and dancers from Liberia -- Fatu Gayflor, Marie Nyenabo, Zaye Tete, and Tokay Tomah -- the chorus inspires awareness and dialogue about domestic violence and other concerns of Philadelphia-area Liberian immigrants. The chorus was formed in response to…

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Tufts Small Jazz Concert

Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University small jazz ensembles, under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand, will perform an evening of works for smaller combos, including vocals. Free; no tickets required.

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December 2018

Jumbo Knish Factory: A Fistful of Gelt

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Jumbo Knish Factory at Tufts University celebrates Chanukah in its sixth annual Klezmer Dance Party, with Malka Benjamin. A little concertizing and then dancing. Michael McLaughlin, director. Free; no tickets required.

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Tufts Gamelan Ensemble

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts University gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform an evening concert of Javanese gamelan music, directed by Barry Drummond with special guest artists I.M. Harjito and Heni Savitri. Free; no tickets required.

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Introducing the Rhythmicon

Monday, December 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Wally De Backer, better known as Grammy-winning singer/composer Gotye, along with designer and instrument builder Mike Buffington, will be demonstrating for the first time in public their newest project, the Rhythmicon, a re-creation of an almost unknown instrument built in 1930 by composer Henry Cowell and famed inventor Leon Theremin. Their unique instrument, combining antique and modern technology, will be used in two concerts by the Tufts Electronic Music Ensemble, on Sunday, December 9 at Tufts' Distler Recital Hall, and…

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April 2019

Tufts Small Jazz Concert

Sunday, April 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Tufts University small jazz ensembles under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand perform an evening of works for smaller combos, including vocals. Free; no tickets required.

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May 2019

Tufts Sunday Concert: Gamelan Ensemble

Sunday, May 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts University gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform an afternoon concert of Javanese gamelan music, directed by Barry Drummond, with special guest artists I.M. Harjito, Darsono Hadiraharjo, and Heni Savitri. Free; no tickets required.

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October 2019

Carolina Eyck: Thereminist

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Tufts University presents composer, vocalist and Thereminist extraordinaire Carolina Eyck in a free lunchtime lecture and performance. Eyck will talk about her unique approach to the antique instrument, and demonstrate utilizing the latest technology, including looping, Ableton Live, and a 6.1-speaker surround-sound system. No tickets required.

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November 2019

Tufts Gamelan Ensemble

Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform an evening concert of Javanese gamelan music, directed by Barry Drummond with special guest artists I.M. Harjito, Darsono Hadiraharjo and Heni Savitri. Free; no tickets required.

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December 2019

Tufts Small Jazz Concert

Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Free

The Tufts University small jazz ensembles, under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand, will perform an evening of works for smaller combos, including vocals. Free; no tickets required.

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December 2020

Tufts Small Jazz Ensembles Concert

Sunday, December 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University Small Jazz Ensembles, under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand, perform an evening of works for smaller combos, including vocals. This virtual event will be streamed live from the Fisher Performance Room in the Granoff Music Center through the Tufts Music Live Streaming page: https://as.tufts.edu/music/events/liveStreaming

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April 2021

Tufts Small Jazz Ensembles Concert

Sunday, April 25, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University Small Jazz Ensembles perform under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand. This virtual event will be streamed live from the Fisher Performance Room in the Granoff Music Center through the Tufts Music Live Streaming page: https://as.tufts.edu/music/events/liveStreaming

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December 2021

Tufts Gamelan Ensemble: Uyon-Uyon Climèn

Saturday, December 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform a concert of Javanese gamelan music. Directed by Barry Drummond, with special guest artists including I.M. Harjito. Note: Due to COVID regulations, live audiences at Tufts Music events are restricted to individuals with a Tufts ID only who have filled out the university's Daily COVID-19 Screening Survey. For others, this event will be live streamed from the Fisher Performance room through Tufts Music Live Streaming: https://as.tufts.edu/music/news-events/live-streaming.

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Tufts Small Jazz Ensembles

Sunday, December 5, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The small jazz ensembles at Tufts University perform an evening of works for smaller combos, under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand. Note: Due to COVID regulations, live audiences at Tufts Music events are restricted to individuals with a Tufts ID only who have filled out the university's Daily COVID-19 Screening Survey. For others, this event will be live streamed from the Fisher Performance Room through Tufts Music Live Streaming: https://as.tufts.edu/music/news-events/live-streaming.

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April 2022

Tufts Small Jazz Ensembles

Sunday, April 24 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Free

The small jazz ensembles at Tufts University perform an evening of works for smaller combos, under the direction of Nando Michelin and Paul Ahlstrand. Free; no tickets required. Due to COVID regulations, live audience attendees at Tufts Music events must present a Tufts ID or a COVID vaccination card showing that they have been vaccinated and boosted. For others, this event will be live streamed through Tufts Music Live Streaming.

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May 2022

Tufts Electronic Music Ensemble

Thursday, May 5 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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The Tufts University Electronic Music Ensemble performs its first concert since 2018, titled, "Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted....." Enjoy music played on electrical and electronic instruments, with the aid of computers, and featuring an eclectic mix of classical, jazz, rock, and experimental. Directed by Dr. Paul Lehrman. Free; no tickets required. Due to COVID regulations, live audience attendees at Tufts Music events must present a Tufts ID or a COVID vaccination card showing that they have been vaccinated and…

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Tufts Gamelan Ensemble

Saturday, May 7 @ 8:00 pm
Fisher Performance Room, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, 20 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Free

Gamelan Laras Tentrem and the Tufts University gamelan ensemble, Rinengga Sih Tentrem, perform a concert of Javanese gamelan music. Directed by Barry Drummond with special guest artists I.M. Harjito and Darsono Hadiraharjo. Free; no tickets required. Due to COVID regulations, live audience attendees at Tufts Music events must present a Tufts ID or a COVID vaccination card showing that they have been vaccinated and boosted. Others may view the concert through Tufts Music Live Streaming.

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