In Performance: Duo Tempesta di Mare

AC Presents Livestream Event

with Duo Tempesta di Mare  

Throughout history, musicians have traveled frequently to study and perform, striving for a successful career. Now, as we are all staying home, Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone, founding artistic co-directors of Tempesta di Mare, focus on the baroque musicians who defied this trend by remaining local, and nevertheless soaking up and radiating lots of varied stylistic influences.

In Performance: Thomas Kraines, Cello & Kinan Abou-afach, Cello/Oud

AC Presents Livestream Event

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

with Thomas Kraines, Cello and Kinan Abou-afach, Cello/Oud

Thomas Kraines, who has graced our stage on numerous occasions with the “refined but passionate” (The New York Times) Daedalus Quartet, joins forces with cellist, oudist and composer Kinan Abou-afach, whose music championing Arabic and Syrian traditions has been described as “a journey in sound.” (The Ph

In Performance: Jason Moran


On March 23, 2018, jazz luminaries Milford Graves and Jason Moran mesmerized the audience at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee with their improvisational performance. It was the first collaboration between the two artists who push beyond the margins set by the artform that has defined their careers. Despite their thirty-four year age difference, they share a profound sense of respect for history and remain committed to leaving behind a legacy that is representative of their distinctive perspectives.


Our title borrows it's inspiration from The Producers by, Mel Brooks, a play where two Broadway producers try to create a flop and end up making a hit show instead. We are turning this on its head and trying to create a success, in spite of the almost impossible restrictions from the COVID-19 quarantine. Against all odds, we present a vocal recital of classical and Broadway favorites from the studio of Bonnie Hoke-Scedrov. We’re coming at you live from our West Philly apartments or Mom and Dad’s house. So, flip open your computer, click on Zoom, pop some popcorn, and enjoy.

The Bach Project

The Bach Project

Wednesday, November 19, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

This is a virtual event. Register for details.

The Department of Music and Student Activities Council are pleased to present the Baroque Ensemble. Movements from unaccompanied works by J.S. Bach performed on violin, viola, cello, recorder, flute, bassoon and keyboard including: Cello Suite 1 in G Major BWV 1007, Violin Partita No. 2 in d minor BWV 1004, Flute Partita in a minor BWV 1013, French Suites No. 4 and 6 BWV 815 and 817, and more!