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Monday, January 23, 2012

Upcoming Events at Music Haven

Check out some of Music Haven's upcoming events for the winter-spring season.


January 26: Haven String Quartet at Best Video
1842 Whitney Avenue, Hamden
 7:30- 9 p.m.
Free
Come see the Haven String Quartet play a 45-minute set in the coolest video store around: Best Video! http://www.bestvideo.com/
Get a sneak peek of the music that will be performed at the Haven String Quartet's next series concert on Feb. 25 (7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of New Haven), entitled "Out of Africa, Into Europe," with selections from Kevin Volans, Justinian Tamusuza & Steve Reich.
The Quartet is thrilled to be a part of the vibrant Thursday night local music series at Best Video's performance space. The performance will also include a slide show of Music Haven photos.
Grab a drink and a snack from their coffee bar (serving Willoughby's coffee, Neil’s Donuts, Bread and Chocolate baked goods and more), kick back and enjoy the music!



February 25: Out of Africa, Into Europe
Time: Pre-concert Lecture: 6:30 PM; Concert: 7:30 PM
Location: The Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, CT 06517
Admission: $25, $12 students and seniors. Available at
www.musichavenct.org/concerts<http://www.musichavenct.org/concerts>
The Haven String Quartet presents Steve Reich's iconic work for String Quartet and pre-recorded tape, "Different Trains."

March 6: Out of Africa, Into Europe
Time: 8:00 PM, Pre-concert Lecture: 7:00 PM
Location: Charles Garner Recital Hall at Southern Connecticut State
University
Engleman Hall, 501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Admission: $5
The Haven String Quartet continues its SCSU residency with a special performance of Steve Reich's iconic work for String Quartet and pre-recorded tape, "Different Trains."

March 13: The Haven String Quartet at the New Haven Museum
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510
Admission: Free
The Haven String Quartet celebrates the New Haven Museum's 150th
Anniversary with the music of Copland, Webern, Riley and Barber.

March 17: Children's Concert at the Mitchell Library
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Mitchell Branch Library
37 Harrison Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Admission: Free
Join us for a special family-friendly concert for kids of all ages! Haven String Quartet and a select group of Music Haven students present a concert and an interactive "instrument petting zoo."

March 23: Music Haven Spring Performance Party
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: (TBA; please visit our website for updated information)
Admission: Free, but bring a dish to share at the potluck following the show
Join the Music Haven community as we celebrate the accomplishments of our 56 students. Hear performances from the Haven String Quartet, Music Haven student soloists and ensembles. Come for the music, stay for the food and community spirit!

April 11: Gallery Talk: Playing Images with the Haven String Quartet
Time: 12:15 PM
Location: Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Admission: Free
An exploration of music and art with the Haven String Quartet and
Jessica Sack, the Jan and Frederick Mayer Associate Curator of Public Education.

April 28: Adolescent Exuberance!
Time: Pre-concert Lecture: 6:30 PM; Concert: 7:30 PM
Location: The Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, CT 06517
Admission: $25, $12 students and seniors. Available at
www.musichavenct.org/concerts<http://www.musichavenct.org/concerts>
The Haven String Quartet performs adolescent works by the masters of the string quartet: Mendelssohn, Mozart and Britten.

May 16: Gallery Talk: Playing Images with the Haven String Quartet
Time: 12:15 PM
Location: The Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510
Admission:   Free
An exploration of music and art with the Haven String Quartet and Jessica
Sack, the Jan and Frederick Mayer Associate Curator of Public Education.

May 20: A Starry Night in New Haven
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Admission: $25
The New Haven Family Alliance, Music Haven, Greater New Haven Help Alliance and Southern Connecticut State University partner to present
an inspiring program of awards, music, dance and spoken word performances (with the Haven String Quartet and Music Haven students, capoeira, the United House of Prayer Shout Band, the Betsy Ross Dance Ensemble, Aaron Jafferis, Frank Brady and many, many more TBA).
Join us as we honor the best, brightest and most talented individuals in our community!
For updated info, visit: http://www.facebook.com/AStarryNightInNewHaven


June 1: Music Haven Summer Performance Party
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: (TBA; please visit our website for updated information)
Admission: Free, but bring a dish to share at the potluck following the show
Join the Music Haven community to celebrate the accomplishments of our 56 students! Hear performances from the Haven String Quartet, Music Haven student soloists and ensembles. Come for the music, stay for the food and community spirit!


Music Haven is at 117 Whalley Ave. New Haven, (203) 745-9030 or musichavenct.org

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed. It is largely unedited here.



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