CALARTS OFFERS PERFORMANCES THROUGH NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER.Byline: Daily News
California Institute of the Arts California Institute of the Arts
known as CalArts
U.S. private institution of higher learning in Valencia. Created in 1961 through the merger of two other art institutes, it was the first in the U.S. will offer the following events, which are open to the public. Admission is free unless otherwise indicated.
Monday - The School of Music will present the first in a series of three ``Undergraduate Composers Concerts'' featuring original works by CalArts' students performed by faculty, students and guests at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Roy Oliver Disney (June 24, 1893–December 20, 1971, aged 78) was, with his younger brother Walt Disney, co-founder of what is now The Walt Disney Company. Roy served as the company's chief executive officer (1929–1971)-though title name wasn't given until 1968-, Music Hall.
Nov. 29 - The School of Music presents a clarinet recital performed by Sara Carmody at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 1 - The School of Music presents an ``Improvisation Ensemble Concert,'' a concert of exclusively improvised im·pro·vise
v. im·pro·vised, im·pro·vis·ing, im·pro·vis·es
1. To invent, compose, or perform with little or no preparation.
2. music at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 5 - The School of Music presents ``New Media Night,'' a series of concerts featuring works by CalArts students using new technology, integrated media and electro-acoustic instruments, at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 6 - The School of Music presents a ``Composer Performance Concert,'' a concert of music composed and performed by CalArts students, at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 8 - The School of Music presents ``Student Chamber Music Concerts'' featuring performances of western literature by CalArts students, faculty and guests, at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 9 - The School of Music presents a performance by the CalArts Percussion Ensemble A percussion ensemble is a musical ensemble consisting of only percussion instruments. Although the term can be used to describe any such group, it commonly refers to groups of classically-trained percussionists performing primarily classical music. at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 9 - The School of Art presents a musical performance by Alexei Shulgin Alexei Shulgin, born 1963 in Moscow, Russia, is a contemporary artist. Particularly involved with software art and internet art, he is a part of the readme organisation, a festival and conference devoted to software art, and is probably most well-known for his 386DX performances, , whose computer is his main instrument, at 10 p.m., Main Gallery.
Dec. 9-11 - The School of Dance presents a preshow gamelan gamelan
Indigenous orchestra of Java and Bali and, more generally, of Indonesia and Malaysia. A gamelan usually consists largely of gongs, xylophones, and metallophones (rows of tuned metal bars struck with a mallet). Gamelan polyphony is complex and many-voiced. performance by faculty artist Nanik Wenten at 7:30 p.m., Main Gallery.
Dec. 9-11 - The School of Dance presents the CalArts Dance Ensemble A group of dancers preforming under a common name: the dance equivalent of a band. Examples would be Riverdance and Shuvani. performing ``Then and Now,'' a CalArts 30th Anniversary Alumni Celebration concert, at 8 p.m., Walt Disney Noun 1. Walt Disney - United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)
Disney, Walter Elias Disney Modular Theatre. Admission is $10 general, $3 alumni, and $2 students and senior citizens.
Dec. 10 - The School of Music presents a ``Guitar Event'' performed by CalArts students at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 13 - The School of Music presents ``Student Chamber Music Concerts'' featuring performances of Western literature by CalArts students, faculty and guests, at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Dec. 15 - The School of Music presents a concert titled ``Works for Chorus and Chamber Singers'' at 8 p.m., Roy O. Disney Music Hall.
Every Tuesday - The School of Music presents chamber concerts of student and faculty collaborations at noon, Main Gallery.
Wednesdays and Fridays - The School of Music presents ``Jazz at Noon,'' consisting of student and faculty ensembles, at noon, Main Gallery.
Tuesdays through April 11 - The School of Art presents an exhibition by Nancy Nisbet titled ``Afternoon Tea,'' noon to 5 p.m., Main Gallery.