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Music at Amherst Chamber Series: Imani Winds

  • Buckley Recital Hall

    College Street, Amherst, Ma (map)

    42.373062 -72.511017

  • Music at Amherst Chamber Series  

    Sunday, December 11,[masked]:00 PM ET*

     (*Enter the hall 15 minutes early, or per official policy you may lose your seat to a student rush ticketholder

    Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College

    Imani Winds has established itself as one of the most successful chamber music ensembles in the United States. Since 1997, the Grammy nominated quintet has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming, adventurous collaborations, and inspirational outreach programs. “The Imani Winds exude a sultry sophistication during performances.” — Washington Post

    Program:

    Red Clay and Mississippi Delta  Valerie Coleman (b. 1971)

    Scheherazade   Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov [masked]), arr. Jon. Russell

    Contrabajissimo   Astor Piazolla [masked]), arr. Jeff Scott

    Six Pieces for Wind Quintet   Anders Hillborg (b.1957)

    A Farewell Mambo   Paquito D’Rivera (b.1948)

    Dance Mediterranea  Simon Shaheen (b.1955), arr. Jeff Scott



    A public masterclass/workshop accompanies this M@A Series performance. For details please write to concerts (at) amherst (dot) edu 14 days before the event.



    Several group members, including myself, subscribe to this series.

    Individual concert tickets become available 2 weeks before the concert, and are available from the box-office at[masked], or from the link at the bottom of this page.  Note that they sometimes sell out.

    People Interested in a Meal Before or After the Concert: I (Norm) usually am game for this if there is interest.  Post a comment in the comments section below if you are interested, and we and/or any others interested can arrange something.


    Single ticket prices:

    General Public: $28

    Senior Citizens (65+) and Amherst College Employees: $22

    Students, with valid ID: $12


    Event and Ticket Purchase Link:

    http://amherst.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp

    (Note that individual concert tickets usually only can be purchased within 2 weeks of the concert.)

    Box office:[masked]

    Series link:

    https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/music/events/music-at-amherst

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  • Norm S
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    Retired statistician, fond of many of the arts, especially music and the visual arts.... more

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