Aaron Copland School of Music

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Queens College orchestra performs works of Copland, Barber and Ellington

Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music boasted the works of composers Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber and Duke Ellington on Sept. 21 and Sept. 23 at the LeFrak Concert Hall. Starting the night off was Copland’s “El Salón Mexico,” which stylistically depicts an imaginary dance hall located in Mexico City. The piece took over four […]

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Mozart and the Opera at Goldstein Theater

Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music and the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance debuted Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Cosi Fan Tutte” on April 7. The event took place in the Goldstein Theatre where students, friends and family of the QC community gathered together to watch the opera. “Così Fan Tutte” first premiered on Jan. […]

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Children’s music concert enchants LeFrak Concert Hall

The Aaron Copland School of Music hosted a concert titled “A Program of Children’s Music” on March 27. The concert was part of the Chamber Music Live concert series, which takes place Friday mornings throughout the spring semester in LeFrak Concert Hall. The program featured a unique playlist by world-renowned artists Arbie Orenstein and Gerald […]

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Disney composer Alan Menken Skypes with music students

Great music has the power to define times, places and generations. It would be hard to find a composer that has touched more hearts than Alan Menken. Along with the late lyricist Howard Ashman, he scored and wrote songs in acclaimed Disney animated films such as “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Aladdin” […]

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