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Mayfest chamber music festival returns to Ithaca May 19-23

Cornell's international music festival welcomes longtime friends and new collaborators for five world-class concerts May 19-23.
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Mozart’s Requiem, jazz trumpeter highlight late-April concert schedule

Music department concerts offer a major works concert, a jazz trumpet collaboration, a hope-filled organ recital and more, April 27 – May 2.
Four people sitting around a table that has musical instruments on it: a saxophone, a trombone and a trumpet


Ensemble-in-residence loadbang performs April 15

Featuring a unique instrumentation of trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, and baritone voice, loadbang headlines a week of great musical performances April 11-17.
Dawn Upshaw


GRAMMY-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw performs Feb. 24

Maria Schneiders’ “Winter Morning Walks” headlines the program in Barnes Hall.
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loadbang offers concerts as 2022-23 Stucky Residency for New Music ensemble

The ensemble will collaborate with graduate composers on new works and engage with students in a variety of ways.
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Center for Historical Keyboards summer academy hosts 12 young piano stars

Young artists from around the world will be immersed in one of the world’s most significant collections of performance-ready historical pianos, with performances open to the public August 1-6.
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Mayfest chamber music festival returns to Ithaca May 20-24

The music department's annual springtime festival of world-class chamber music will feature performances by exceptional guest artists from around the world.
Ariana Kim


Ariana Kim’s piece for Korean zither highlights April music offerings

“Gayageum, Meet Violin” is a recital and discussion, set for April 16, featuring a preview performance of a new composition “Apba Hagoo, Nah Hagoo” by Ariana Kim for the Korean traditional zither (gayageum) and violin.
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Cornell ReSounds presented play | pen symposium Feb. 4-5

Cornell ReSounds welcomed an esteemed slate of musicians, composers, and instrument builders for a two-day virtual symposium.
 Annette Richards at the organ


Music department presents organ festival Oct. 20-23

An organ festival on campus will feature the works of the Dutch composer and keyboardist Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck.
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Chorus and Glee Club present virtual Readings & Carols

Carrying on a beloved annual tradition, the Cornell University Chorus and Glee Club will offer a musical holiday celebration including singalong carols (featuring the virtually assembled choirs), seasonal poetry readings, and recordings from past Christmas services Dec. 16.

 Cornell Gamelan ensemble


Indonesian Gamelan performances this week

The Cornell Gamelan Ensemble presents two days of Indonesian performances at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art with visiting guest artists from Java and Bali. On Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m., guest artists Gusti Sudarta (Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Denpasar) and Darsono Hadiraharjo (SEAP Visiting Critic) will perform excerpts of traditional wayang (shadow puppetry), providing audiences a rare opportunity to experience both Balinese and Javanese forms of this vital art form.

 Israel Chamber Project performing


Israeli Chamber Project performs in inaugural Steven Stucky Residency concert

The Cornell Department of Music’s Steven Stucky Memorial Residency for New Music begins with the Israeli Chamber Project (ICP) visiting campus as the initiative’s inaugural ensemble Sept. 16.
 Photo of Mike Lee leaning against a piano


Music announces spring semester events

The new Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards offers chances for study, performance and recording.
 Glee Club Chorus performs. Photo Credit to Savanna Lim


Cornell and NYS Baroque to perform Bach’s monumental St. Matthew Passion

On May 5 in Bailey Hall, the Cornell University Glee Club and Chorus, orchestral musicians from NYS Baroque, and six internationally-renowned vocal soloists, including tenor Rufus Müller, will perform the music of J. S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion.
 Ryan McCullough leaning on the open piano


Concert celebrates Ensemble X's 20th anniversary

Twenty years ago, a musical collective of Cornell and Ithaca College faculty joined together to create an ensemble dedicated to presenting new musical works, and Ensemble X is still going strong. On Sunday, April 15 at 8:00pm at Barnes Hall, they will perform the blockbuster concert of their season in celebration.

 Wynton Marsalis


Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis in concert with Cornell ensembles March 28

 Members of Ensemble X


New Music Performers Ensemble X Celebrate Twentieth Anniversary Season