NYU Steinhardt Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions Announces December Events, Including Percussion and Piano Concerts


A choral concert of six NYU vocal ensembles, orchestra concerts featuring Bizet and Brahms, and an anniversary tribute to Russian pianist Sergei Prokofiev are among the events running during the month of December, presented by the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

NYU Symphony

In addition, NYU Percussion Ensemble will present a dynamic program of masterworks on Monday, Dec. 5, including Steve Reich’s Tehillim and Alberto Ginastera’s Cantata para America Magica.

All events are open to the public, and more than a dozen of the events are free. Please check our online calendar for a complete schedule of events. Information on times, locations, and how to purchase tickets for many events can be found below:

PIANO
Celebrating Satie: Complete Music for Four Hands
Eteri Andjaparidze and Marilyn Nonken, piano
Marilyn Nonken, Director
Program in Piano Performance
Location: Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
Sunday, December 11 at 8pm

Sergei Prokofiev: The “Thing-in-Itself”
125th Anniversary Tribute
Eteri Andjaparidze and the Pianists of NYU Steinhardt
Marilyn Nonken, Director
Program in Piano Performance
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: Free
Tuesday, December 13 at 8pm

STRINGS
String Chamber Music
Stephanie Baer, Director
Program in String Performance
Location: Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
Thursday, December 1 at 7:30pm
Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm

String Chamber Music
Stephanie Baer, Director
Program in String Performance
Location: 35 West 4th Street, Room 303
Admission: Free
Friday, December 2 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 3 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 4 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 11 at 3:30pm and 7:30pm

WOODWINDS
Woodwind Chamber Music
Esther Lamneck & Matt Sullivan, Directors
Program in Woodwind Studies
Location: 35 West 4th Street, Room 303
Admission: Free
Thursday, December 1 at 7:30pm

Woodwind Chamber Music
Esther Lamneck & Matt Sullivan, Directors
Program in Woodwind Studies
Location: Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30pm
Tuesday, December 13 at 7:30pm

BRASS
Brass Choir
John Rojak, Director
Program in Brass Studies
Location: Provincetown Playhouse
Admission: Free
Wednesday, December 7 at 8pm

Brass Concert
John Rojak, Director
Program in Brass Studies
Location: Provincetown Playhouse
Admission: Free
Monday, December 23 at 8pm

PERCUSSION
NYU Percussion Chamber Music Ensemble
Simon Boyar, Director/Conductor
Program in Percussion Performance
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: Free
Friday, December 2 at 8pm

NYU Steel
Josh Quillen, Director
Program in Percussion Performance
LOCATION: Percussion Penthouse, 35 West 4th Street
ADMISSION: Free
Sunday, December 4 at 5pm

NYU Percussion Ensemble
Jonathan Haas, Director/Conductor
A program of masterworks, including Steve Reich’s Tehillim and Alberto Ginastera’s Cantata para America Magica
Program in Percussion Performance
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: Free
Monday, December 5 at 8pm

NEW MUSIC
NYU Composers Ensemble
Premieres of works by student composer-performers
Christopher Bush, Director
Location: Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
Wednesday, December 7 at 8pm

NYU New Music and Dance Ensemble
Electronic works for the NYUNMDE
Esther Lamneck, Artistic Director
Douglas Dunn, choreographer
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: Free
Monday, December 12 at 8pm

ORCHESTRAS
NYU Philharmonia
Adam Glaser, Conductor
Chabrier: España Rhapsody
Diamond: Elegy in Memory of Maurice Ravel
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Bizet: Symphony in C
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: Free
Thursday, December 15 at 8pm

NYU Symphony
Adam Glaser, Conductor
Brahms: Tragic Overture
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor; Delaney Harter, violin, String Concerto Competition Winner
Britten: Passacaglia from Peter Grimes
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: Free
Friday, December 16 at 8pm

ALL-UNIVERSITY ENSEMBLES
Music Education Jazz Ensemble
Michael L. Breaux, Director
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: Free
Tuesday, December 6 at 8pm

NYU Community Orchestra
Roger Mahadeen, Music Director
Works by Wagner, Chabrier, Borodin, and Brahms
LOCATION: Frederick Loewe Theatre
ADMISSION: Free
Wednesday, December 7 at 8pm

Winter Choral Concert
NYU Chorale, Women's Choir, University Singers, NYU Men's Glee Club, Madrigal Singers, and Jazz Choir
Deepak Marwah, Chantel Wright, Stanley Figaro, John Atorino, Nancy Shankman, Ira Shankman, Directors
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: $10 General, $5 Student & Seniors
Friday, December 9 at 7:30pm

NYU Concert Band
Michael L. Breaux, Director
Location: Frederick Loewe Theatre
Admission: $10 General, $5 Student & Seniors
For tickets, contact NYU Box Office
Online: tickets.nyu.edu
By Phone: 212-998-4941
In Person: 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South)
Sunday, December 11 at 8pm

LIVE INTERNET PERFORMANCE
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An International Collaborative Performance
Tom Beyer and John Gilbert, Directors
Collaborative Projects in the Arts
Location: Black Box Theatre
Admission: Free
Sunday, December 4 at 2pm

OPERA AND CLASSICAL VOICE
A Night at the Opera
Program in Vocal Performance
Location: Provincetown Playhouse
Admission: $15 General, $5 Students, Seniors, and NYU Faculty, Staff, and Alumni (limit 2 per ID)
For tickets, contact NYU Box Office
Online: tickets.nyu.edu
By Phone: 212-998-4941
In Person: 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South)
Thursday, December 1 at 8pm
Friday, December 2 at 8pm
Saturday, December 3 at 8pm  

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