Past Events

Marian Anderson Performance Program Concert

Spring Concert
Mar 21, 2023 at - | Amado Recital Hall at Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street

Among its many performance opportunities, the Music Department offers students who are both advanced performers and are interested in the academic study of music the chance to participate in the Marian Anderson Performance Program. Open to music majors and minors who successfully audition, this program allows select undergraduate students to merge their academic and performance instruction to become well-rounded musicians.

Penn Chorale

Spring Concert
Mar 19, 2023 at - | St. Mary’s Church, Hamilton Village, 3916 Locust Walk

Penn Chorale is an ensemble that sings a variety of choral music, concentrating on music composed in the 21st and late 20th centuries. Join the Penn Chorale on Sunday, March 19, 4:00 PM for a Spring Concert that touches on the many facets of the season.

Penn Chamber Orchestra: Brahms & Mendelssohn

Spring Concert
Mar 18, 2023 at - | Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street

The newly formed Penn Chamber Orchestra will be presenting their very first concert with some of the most iconic works of the genre, featuring music by Johannes Brahms and Felix Mendelssohn.

Trefoil: Music to Lighten the Heart

Music in the Pavilion
Mar 17, 2023 at - | Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, 3420 Walnut Street, 6th floor

In this concert, Trefoil, “a hearty trio of medieval minstrels” (Philadelphia Inquirer) active since the start of the current millennium, will present songs from the Pennsylvania Chansonniere by Machaut and his contemporaries. With its trademark combination of voices and medieval plucked strings, Trefoil will bring these meta-texts alive in “otherworldly harmonies” (New York Times) with “subtlety, blend and nuance” (NPR) for the modern listener.

FluCoMa Workshop Series With Ted Moore

Mar 6, 2023 - Mar 10, 2023 at - | Lerner 101, Music Department 201 S. 34th St.

Composer Ted Moore will teach a week-long workshop March 6-10, 2023 on incorporating machine learning into creative and artistic practices. His workshops will focus on using the FluCoMa (Fluid Corpus Manipulation) toolkit in the MaxMSP programming language.

Daedalus Quartet

In Concert
Mar 2, 2023 at - | Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library, 220 S. 34th Street

Please join us for a live concert performance by the Daedalus Quartet, either in-person or virtually!

Marcos Balter

Recent Compositions
Feb 28, 2023 at - | Lerner 101, Music Department 201 S. 34th St.

As part of the 2022-23 Penn Music Colloquium Series, the Penn Music Department presents Marcos Balter, Fritz Reiner Professor of Musical Composition at Columbia University, to discuss his recent works.