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February 2019

Love Songs for Little Ones 11AM

Friday February 15 @ 11:00 am
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
Free

Love is in the air! Join us for a FREE Valentine-themed Early Childhood music class for children ages 0-3 with parent or caregiver. Featuring Emilie Lesbros of our French immersion class La Petite Musique, Mary Jo from our Stomp and Shout movement class, Annie Chen from Bao Bao Chang, BKCM's new Mandarin immersion class, and featuring a special Story Time for young ones with early childhood specialist Sheri Gottlieb. Hot tea and coffee included, along with materials for a special…

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Parlour Room Sessions – Author Amy Nathan

Saturday February 23 @ 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
$15.00

Amy Nathan shares excerpts and ideas from her 2018 book, Making Time for Making Music: How to Bring Music into Your Busy Life. Hailed by Kirkus Reviews as an “Inspirational guide,” Nathan’s work shows shows the many ways there are for people who aren’t professional musicians to learn and make music at every stage of their lives. The first book of its kind, it is filled with real-life success stories from more than 350 adults from the US, Canada, and the…

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Inside Out X: Apocryphal and Unnatural Ways

Sunday February 24 @ 8:00 pm
$15 – $20

Set I: Apocryphal Vinnie Sperrazza - drums, compositions Ethan Iverson - piano Eivind Opsvik - bass Set II: Unnatural Ways Ava Mendoza - guitar, vocals Tim Dahl - electric bass Sam Ospovat - drums, percussion

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March 2019

Connection Works’ Presents: WIDE OPEN

Saturday March 2 @ 7:30 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States

Connection Works’ ensemble-in-residence Wide Open is a collective of established composer/improvisers using their unique chamber instrumentation to explore new musical terrain, keeping all possibilities wide open. The unique instrumentation of flute, violin, saxophone, trombone, piano, bass and drums allows composers to develop work that draws equally from jazz, classical, world and folk music traditions. Mark Feldman - violin Michel Gentile - flute Brian Drye - trombone Anna Webber - saxophones Daniel Kelly - piano Matt Pavolka - bass Rob Garcia…

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Faculty Feature Friday – Lyubov Mirzoyev & Frances Brodeur | Patricia Brennan | Marta Sanchez

Friday March 8 @ 6:00 pm
$10.00 – $15.00

The Feature Friday Concert Series celebrates the diversity and exceptional talent of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music's faculty. Lyubov Mirzoyev, Community Music School, and Frances Brodeur, Suzuki/Music Partners, present the music of Lili Boulanger.  Lyubov Mirzoyev - piano Frances Brodeur - flute Patricia Brennan, Community Music School, presents her solo project "Kaleidoscope," featuring a combination of original compositions and improvisations.  Patricia Brennan - marimba, vibraphone Marta Sanchez, Community Music School, presents "Room Tales," a project that combines the words of visionary poets…

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Brooklyn New Music Collective

Friday March 15 @ 7:00 pm
$10 – $15

Featuring works by: Howard Lew Michael Rose Glen Roven Timucin Sahin Roger Stubblefield Siegfried Thiele Performers: Eight Strings and a Whistle Christine Cornell, Caitlin Mead – soprano Elizabeth Farnum – mezzo-soprano Michael Brofman, Peggy Kampmeier, Howard Lew, Michael Rose – piano Timucin Sahin – guitar Lucie Vitkova – hichiriki

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Parlour Room Sessions – Alice Jones, flute | Anneke Schaul-Yoder, cello | Derin Öge, piano

Saturday March 16 @ 5:30 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
$10.00 – $15.00

Known for their colorful and nuanced performances of new compositions and traditional repertoire, this trio of charismatic performers engages audiences with equal parts laughter and sensitivity. Join them for a dive into the haiku of 17th-century Japanese poet Basho, set imaginatively by Michael Fiday, and a work from the "Female Beethoven" -- one of the highest markers of praise in the 19th century for a female French composer -- Louise Farrenc's Trio, Op. 45. She's a formidable musician whose works…

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Play Practice – Professional Development Workshops for Music Educators (Session 5)

Thursday March 21 @ 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 58 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
$25.00

Session 5 of this unique series of workshops is an opportunity for early childhood and elementary music educators to build their repertoire and develop their skills in the field.

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Singing Circle with Kate Richards Geller

Friday March 22 @ 7:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
$18.00

In this session we sing and move in a joyful and liberating way. We practice the art of saying YES to what is happening in the moment - exploring sound and movement, expressing ourselves, making stuff up - applying the elements of music to create change in our lives and our relationships. We've noticed, in ourselves and each other, that we open up and feel more freedom in other areas of our lives.   Live music making is a fun…

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Music Partners Festival 2019

Saturday March 23 @ 10:30 am
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States

Join us for a concert featuring bands, string orchestras, recorder ensembles, choruses, and percussion groups from PS 29, PS 89, PS 246, PS 321, and the Park Slope Center for Successful Aging "Young at Heart" Singers. Lunch to Follow! Families looking for a permission slip can click here. WHAT WE DO The BKCM Music Partners Program provides music education to more than 4,900 children at 37 public schools and community sites across New York City. 70% of these children live at or below the poverty…

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SONIC MUD: Ugav Nights

Thursday March 28 @ 8:00 pm
Free

SONIC MUD: Ugav Nights Featuring Ceramic sculptures by Julia Elsas Performers: Kenny Wollesen, Sae Hashimoto, Cyro Baptista, Dalius Naujo, Michael Irwin, Rich Stein About the Artists Visual artist Julia Elsas is part of the inaugural cohort of the New Jewish Culture Fellowship of Brooklyn Jews, sponsored by UJA-Federation of NY. Julia has reimagined the mysterious biblical instrument, the Ugav, through a series of ceramic sculptures. Julia's sonic sculptures and other handmade instruments will be performed by Kenny Wollesen, Sae Hashimoto, Cyro Baptista, Dalius Naujo,…

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The Actionplay Chorus

Friday March 29 @ 7:30 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
Free

BKCM's Music Therapy Program is happy to host a performance by the The Actionplay Chorus, recently featured on HBO and Comedy Central's Night of Too Many Stars. Actionplay is an organization devoted to inclusive arts and culture for children, teens and adults with Autism and related disabilities. Suggested $20 donation.

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Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra: Spring Concert

Saturday March 30 @ 7:30 pm
Plymouth Church, 75 Hicks St
Brooklyn, 11201 United States
$15 – $20

The Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra Dorothy Savitch, Music Director Beethoven: Leonore Overture No.3 Glazunov: Saxophone Concerto featuring Jon De Lucia, saxophone Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 The Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra is a division of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, which has been serving the New York musical community for over a century. As the BCCO looks to its 17th year, the word “Community” in our name has ever deeper meaning. For the eighth consecutive year we opened our season with…

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Wide Open Works: Rob Garcia – All Night

Saturday March 30 @ 7:30 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
$15.00

The Wide Open Works series presents a night of music by one of Connection Works’ artistic directors and founder, Rob Garcia. He will be joined by his long-time collaborator and saxophone sensation Noah Preminger along with Nate Radley, Kim Cass and other guests.   “A prime mover in the current Brooklyn jazz scene” (Time Out-New York) and "one of New York’s great jazz drummers and composers.” (Capital New York), Rob Garcia continues to be a strong presence in the New…

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Inside Out XI: BRAIN TRUST and Air Ceremony

Sunday March 31 @ 8:00 pm
$15 – $20

Park Slope's celebrated jazz and creative music series continues for its 11th installment, with two bands made up of some of the finest creative musicians Brooklyn has to offer. Experience rising stars like Kate Gentile and Aaron Quinn alongside weathered voices like Michaël Attias. Set I: BRAIN TRUST Jake Henry - trumpet Aaron Quinn - guitar Drew Wesely - guitar Raf Vertesen - drum set Drawing from a shared interest in the intersection of melodic and textural approaches to improvisation, this quartet can…

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April 2019

Faculty Feature Fridays – Emilie Lesbros | William Lang

Friday April 5 @ 6:00 pm
$10.00 – $15.00

The Faculty Feature Fridays Concert Series celebrates the diversity and exceptional talent of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music's faculty. Emilie Lesbros, a unique voice, some instruments and what she calls "Parrhesia Music” : described as saying something boldly and freely without leaving any doubt behind. Free and precise, releases anger and excitement, joy and sadness, in a crazy energy that makes each performance a unique moment. Emilie Lesbros - voice, guitar and surprises William Lang, of Music Partners, presents Eve Beglarian's …

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Meet the Chorus | 1PM

Saturday April 6 @ 1:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
$5.00 – $15.00

The popular Family Concert Series continues! Join us as we learn about the very first instrument in existence--The VOICE--and all the incredible ways humans have used their voices together in song throughout history.   We'll explore basic concepts like melody and harmony; different voice parts and vocal techniques; and genres of music, from early sacred chant to secular classical music and opera to gospel, folk, and pop. Featuring professional baritone and teaching artist, Steven Herring, Meet the Chorus will be…

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Meet the Chorus | 3PM

Saturday April 6 @ 3:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
$5.00 – $15.00

The popular Family Concert Series continues! Join us as we learn about the very first instrument in existence--The VOICE--and all the incredible ways humans have used their voices together in song throughout history.   We'll explore basic concepts like melody and harmony; different voice parts and vocal techniques; and genres of music, from early sacred chant to secular classical music and opera to gospel, folk, and pop. Featuring professional baritone and teaching artist, Steven Herring, Meet the Chorus will be…

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Music Therapy Parent Workshop with Lucina Clarke

Friday April 12 @ 6:00 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Room 35
Free

Envision me: It's time to see me Finding me........ I may have been lost but now I am found. Lucina Clarke, Executive Director of My Time, Inc. and Toby Williams, Music Therapy Director, BKCM lead a workshop of breathing, sounding, positive framing, writing and art to help reduce burnout and lead to better self care. Envision yourself fully by creating pictures from words and positive phrases to maintain positivity and motivation. This keepsake reminder will allow parents to see and…

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Music Therapy Parent Talks – Turning 5: Kindergarten and Special Education Part One: Advocating for Your Child

Thursday April 18 @ 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, 58 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn , NY 11217 United States
Free

If your preschool-aged child is currently receiving special education services or therapy, advocating for an appropriate kindergarten program is critical.  In this presentation, Sarah Birnbaum, of New York Special Needs Support, will provide you with invaluable guidance on: Determining Your Public and Private School Options Finding an Appropriate Kindergarten Program Obtaining Evaluations; and Advocating for Your Child at Your Turning 5 IEP Meeting “One talk from Sarah Birnbaum likely changed the course of my child’s life.” –Parent Feedback, Fall 2016 Workshop

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