The Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at the Temple – Tifereth Israel at Case Western Reserve University hosts a number of performances and events, including the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage, the Silver Hall Concert Series, and the university’s Think Forum speaker series and music recitals from students and faculty.
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Rob Kovacs is an award-winning composer, pianist and singer/songwriter. He fronts the indie-rock bands, Return of Simple and Math + Logic and is the creator of 88bit where he performs note-for-note piano arrangements of Nintendo soundtracks. He is also an artist in residence for the Arts and Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.
The Cleveland Winds is a professional-quality wind ensemble based at Cleveland State University. The ensemble roster includes many of the best musicians in the Cleveland area, including professional performers, music educators, and exceptional amateur musicians. The Cleveland Winds is dedicated to excellence in wind band performance and repertoire.
The Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra (MUEN 385) is open to all Case Western Reserve University students, faculty, and community members by audition who play woodwind, brass, percussion or string instruments and who desire to perform in a high level ensemble. The group rehearses twice per week for a total of 90 minutes and performs 5 to 7 concerts per academic year. The repertoire is drawn from standard orchestral literature comprised of symphonies, overtures, suites, etc. as well as other more contemporary genres such as Rock and Jazz. The ensemble also works in collaboration with the Case Concert Choir, Case Jazz ensembles, and other University Circle affiliated groups.
In preserving traditional dance and music throughout Africa and the Diaspora, DJAPO's goal is to educate, enrich, and motivate individuals to create positive images of family and self while incorporating valuable experiences that promote healthy lifestyles and community healing through stage performances, workshops, communal gatherings, international travel, and cultural exposure. Communities Dancing, Drumming, Celebrating and Preserving our Rich Culture. “Dance is the hidden language of the Soul.”
The Case Camerata Chamber Orchestra (MUEN 386) is open to all CWRU students, faculty, and community members by audition who play string instruments and desire to perform in a flexible but very high quality string instrumental music setting. The repertoire performed in this ensemble is wide ranging and drawn from a variety of smaller chamber genres that include pieces from the baroque, classical, romantic and contemporary stylistic periods. Some of the pieces are conducted and others are rehearsed collaboratively by the group with coaching from the director. The group collectively decides the program and many pieces use soloists from within the group. Additionally, there are opportunities for this group to collaborate with other ensembles in the Music Department including the Case Chorale, the Case University Circle Symphony Orchestra, and others.
The Case Western Reserve University Baroque Orchestra, featuring CWRU and CIM students, performs music of the 17th and 18th century via their Spring Livestream concert.
The CWRU Symphonic Winds, under direction of Dr. Ryan Scherber, is the University concert band open to all CWRU & CIM undergraduate and graduate wind, brass and percussion players by audition. This exceptional group of students is comprised of both music majors and non-majors. Symphonic Winds is dedicated to the performance of the most advanced repertoire written for the wind band medium.
Early Music Singers was founded in 1978 by Beverly Simmons as part of Case Western Reserve University's nationally renowned Historical Performance Practice program. Repertoire ranges from medieval chant to Renaissance madrigals and masses and occasionally to baroque operas and oratorios. The group varies in size but is usually about 15-25 singers. Collegium Musicum is an ensemble for CWRU and CIM students that specializes in performing late Medieval and Renaissance instrumental music. This ensemble performs on replicas of period instruments (shawms, sackbuts, recorders, renaissance flute, vielle, rebec, selected percussion, etc.) from the Kulas Collection; available for student use.
Yume Daiko is a Japanese Drum group that practices and performs rhythms based on traditional and modern taiko music. Tune in to watch the ensemble perform and teach more about the culture behind the drums.
Program information coming soon.
Diverse groups (6-8 per semester) ranging in size from three to eight players meet one to two hours per week to explore repertoire ranging from the late 16th century to ca. 1800. The ensembles generally perform one or two concerts per semester. The chamber ensembles often collaborate in larger projects with other Case Western Reserve University ensembles such as the Baroque Orchestra, Collegium, and the Baroque Dance Ensemble.
The Case Western Reserve University Jazz Ensembles, under the direction of Paul Ferguson, consist of two groups, Jazz I and Jazz II. Both follow standard big-band instrumentation, and play both traditional and modern jazz repertoire, with an emphasis on individual improvisation.
EVOCATIVE VISION IN MUSICAL TONES Visually inspired masterpieces of Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Debussy, Ravel, Prokofiev, and Grieg
A special three part event, the CWRU Department of Music presents a Weekend of Broadcasts featuring performances from each of our ensembles. Joined by special guest speakers, this series aims to highlight the musical accomplishments of all of our ensembles through this unique academic year.
Program information coming soon.