Life Itself

September 26, 2015

Sat. 9/26 at 3:00 and 8:00 PM at Dana: Acclaimed director Steve James and executive producers Martin Scorsese and Steven Zaillian present this documentary that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of Roger Ebert—arguably the nation’s best-known and most influential movie critic. Free

Nathan Laube, organ

May 1, 2016

Sun. 5/1 at 3:00 at Mead Chapel: The Performing Arts Series presents supreme organist Nathan Laube in this closing event of the Bach Festival. He will treat audiences to a bountiful program of Bach works, including the great Toccata and Fugue in D minor, all on Mead Chapel’s magnificent 45-year-old Gress-Miles organ. Pre-concert lecture at 2:15 PM. Tickets: $20/15/6

NEW! Compositions for String Quartet, performed by the Heath

January 22, 2016

Fri. 1/22 at Noon at the MCA: Just added: The Heath Quartet performs a special matinee concert of original works composed by students in Professor Su Lian Tan’s MUSC309 class. Composers include Henry Pearson ’17, Sam Kudman ’17, York Kitajima ’15, Tevan Goldberg ’18, and Scott Waller ’17.5. Free

Until the Golden Tides

October 14, 2015

Wed. 10/14 at 7:00 PM at the MCA: An evening of dance works by visiting assistant professor of dance Scotty Hardwig and Salt Lake City-based dance artist Molly Heller. Free

Scenes and Songs

May 14, 2016

Sat. 5/14 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: Vocal students of affiliate artists Carol Christensen, Susanne Peck, and Beth Thompson present a lively sampling of musical theatre from opera to Broadway in this popular and fun evening. Accompanied by Cynthia Huard and Annemieke Spoelstra McLane, piano. Free

The Dick Forman Jazz Group: A Jazz Conversation

October 31, 2015

Sat. 10/31 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: An evening of sparkling, sophisticated, mainstream jazz. Featuring guitarist Paul Asbell, saxophonist Michael Zsoldos, bass player Jim Daggs, and drummer Geza Carr with pianist Dick Forman. Free

Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil: I Will Keep a Light Burning

July 16, 2016

Sat. 7/16, starting at 8:45 PM, Battell Beach: In honor of the French School's centennial, this spectacular outdoor installation by artist Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil uses 800 candles to render an image of the night sky as it will be visible in 100 years. Please help our students honor the Language Pledge by keeping English speaking to a minimum at this event. Free

Diana Fanning, piano

March 6, 2016

Sun. 3/6 at 4:00 PM at the MCA: In this triumphant concert celebrating her 40 years of teaching piano at Middlebury College, Fanning performs Brahms’ monumental Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, plus works by Beethoven, Debussy, and Janáček. Free


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