Blossoms & Cannons: A Celebration of Elliott Schwartz


Sep 8 2017 - 6:00pm

Family, friends, former students, colleagues, and far-flung fans are invited to celebrate the life and music of Maine giant and Bowdoin music professor from 1963 to 2007, Elliott Schwartz

Former students will perform diverse works from across Elliott's career. All are invited to a post-concert reception to announce the Elliott & Dorothy Schwartz Visiting Artists Fund, and ride along with a rousing performance of Elliott's oft-cited 1967 piece, Elevator Music, taking place throughout all 15 floors of the Coles Tower. 

6pm concert @ Studzinski Recital Hall
... including The Facebook Chronicles, Music for Audience & Soloist, Three Inventions for Tuba & Piano, Memorabilia, and more
... with Libby Van Cleve '80, Scott Vaillancourt '91, Francis Kayali '01, Katie Cushing Butler '10, Olivia Madrid '10, Abriel Ferreira '10, Peter McLaughlin'10, and Akiva Zamcheck '11

7pm reception @ Daggett Lounge
... food, drinks, & the announcement of the Elliott & Dorothy Schwartz Visiting Artists Fund
... and Elevator Music throughout Coles Tower! The large ensemble will be playing across all 15 floors of the tower and our guest conductors/elevator operators will guide the audience through the mass of sound 

Both events are free & open to the public.