Great Clarinet Summit
Friday, May 11, 2018 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Building W16: Kresge Auditorium, MIT Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
48 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139
This unique event features renowned clarinetists Don Byron, Evan Ziporyn, Billy Novick, Eran Egozy and a surprise guest artist along with the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble and MIT Wind Ensemble led by Music Director Frederick Harris, Jr. The exciting and eclectic program will include Byron’s Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble, music for jazz and chamber ensembles featuring the clarinet, a special world premiere featuring all guest soloists and a community play-along piece for attending clarinetists of all ages!*
*If you are a clarinetist and interested in the community play-along piece, please email email@example.com.
This event is part of MIT Sounding.
The 2017–18 season of the innovative annual performance series MIT Sounding continues to blur the boundaries between contemporary and world music. Curated by Evan Ziporyn, faculty director of the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST), this season of MIT Sounding integrates the avant-garde sounds of ancient instruments and traditional practices with cutting-edge composition and technology to present various visions of a new, evolving music that defies genre.