The University of Minnesota Duluth's Art & Design Department, in partnership with the UMD African & African American Studies Program and the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts, host Emory Douglas as a part of the Visual Culture Lecture Series. Registration is required at z.umn.edu. There will be a reception at 5 p.m., preceding the 6 p.m. lecture. Douglas created the visual identity for the Black Panther Party and his iconic images came to symbolize the struggles…
Composer/pianist Wendy Durrwachter and tenor Adam Sippola release their album The Two Trees: A Yeats Song Cycle during this performance. This contemporary classical music album was recorded at Weber Music Hall in June 2019 by Don Schraufnagel and contains original compositions by Durrwachter, performed by Sippola and Durrwachter. The text consists of ten poems by William Butler Yeats listed below: The Two Trees: A Yeats Song Cycle A Coat The Two Trees The Wild Swans at Coole A Dream of…
Pianist Ann DuHamel has been praised for the “grace and sensitivity” of her playing and described as “a delight for the ears and the soul.” She serves as head of keyboard studies at the University of Minnesota Morris. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and military veterans, and $8 for UMD staff and students ages 18 and under.
The third annual Rainbow Concert connects professional performers from the Twin Ports, along with faculty from the College of St. Scholastica, University of Wisconsin-Superior and University of Minnesota Duluth in "an intimate journey honoring these remarkable musicians' personal stories of the rain and shine, sun and storm of life; lived under the sky of their unique rainbow identities."
The UMD choirs explore classic and modern choral favorites, featuring the University Singers, Chamber Singers and Concert Chorale, with Richard Robbins and Ryan Deignan conducting. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and veterans, $8 for UMD faculty, staff and students.
University of Minnesota Duluth bands and choirs present traditional holiday favorites and new selections from around the world. This concert features the Symphonic Winds, University Singers, Chamber Singers, Vocal Jazz ensembles, Concert Chorale and Concert Band. Performances are at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, $11 for senior citizens and veterans, $9 for UMD faculty and staff, $8 for non-UMD students, $6 for UMD students and free for children 12 and under.
Dallas Brass has become one of America's foremost musical ensembles. The group has established a unique blend of traditional brass instruments with a full complement of drums and percussion, which creates a performing entity of extraordinary range of musical challenges.