Emory Report
September 21, 2009
Volume 62, Number 4


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September 21, 2009
Discover fall music at Emory

By Jessica Moore

Now that the semester is in full swing, take a break and come listen to musical performances on campus featuring both guest artists and Emory musicians. Tickets are also now on sale for all performances in the 2009-10 season and discounts are available for Emory faculty, staff and students. To finish out the month, and looking ahead to October:

View artwork by alumna Susan Stubbs Robert ’67Ox-’69C in the Schwartz Center’s Chace Upper Lobby while listening to a free musical performance by Will Ransom, Mary L. Emerson Professor of Piano at the Alumni Art Exhibition and Concert, Sept. 24, 5 p.m.

Emory Faculty Artist Affiliate Michael Cebulski, percussion, explores the idea of “legacy” in a free recital with guest artists Ted Gurch, alto saxophone, Scott Brown, snare drum and John Lawless, snare drum, Sept. 25, 8 p.m., Schwartz Center. Some of the pieces on the program include David Friedman’s “Trance,” Akira Yuyama’s “Divertimento for Alto Saxophone and Marimba” and David Maslanka’s “Variations on Lost Love.”

“Stabat Mater,” composed and conducted by Richard Prior and performed by the Emory Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Chorus with Cynthia Watters, soprano and Laura Ardan, clarinet, was performed to great acclaim in April 2008. Relive the moment with a free screening of the high definition television program produced by William Brown, Emory Visual Arts and Film Studies faculty member, on Sept. 29, 8 p.m., Schwartz Center. A reception will follow.

The virtuosi of Canadian Brass have made the brass quintet a dynamic vehicle for serious concert music. With a more than three-decade history, Canadian Brass continues to fill concert halls and thrill audiences around the world. They will lead a lecture/demonstration that is open for public observation on Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m., Schwartz Center, and will perform a Candler Series Concert at 8 p.m., ticketed. The program includes works by Frescobaldi, Monteverdi, J.S. Bach and Gershwin.

Guitarist Edoardo Catemario from Italy makes his Atlanta debut in an Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta Emerson Series Concert performing solo works and chamber music with the Vega String Quartet on Oct. 3, 8 p.m., Schwartz Center, ticketed.

For tickets and information contact the Arts at Emory box office: 404-727-5050, www.arts.emory.edu.