Harvey Mudd Arts

Harvey Mudd Concert Series

Recital hall.

Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall

The Harvey Mudd Concert Series is held in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall at Harvey Mudd College.

All events are free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required. Call  909.621.8022 for more information.

Visual Arts at Harvey Mudd

People in art gallery.

Caryll Mudd and Norman F. Sprague Jr. Gallery

The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts hosts exhibitions at two gallery spaces on campus. In the hallways of the Parsons building, student, faculty and staff artwork emphasizes the breadth of ideas being explored at Harvey Mudd College. The Caryll Mudd and Norman F. Sprague, Jr. Gallery boasts high ceilings and versatile indoor/outdoor space and welcomes a variety of media and concepts.

Contact gallery@g.hmc.edu for more information.

2017–2018 HMC Arts Schedule
Date and Time Events Details
Sunday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Echo Mountain Chamber ProjectNew and classic chamber music for piano, violin and clarinet.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 5 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: CROSS CURRENTSAn exhibition of student artwork from across the consortium.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Sangam–Sitar and CelloThe unique duo of Paul Livingstone and Peter Jacobson straddles Indian raga and European classical music.
Sunday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Kirsten Ashley Wiest, Soprano, and Nic Gerpe, Pianist, “Dawn”Wiest and Gerpe present works by Juhi Bansal, Jack Van Zandt, Bill Alves, Jeffrey Holmes, and coloratura by György Ligeti.
Sunday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: “In the Groove,” Los Angeles Clarinet ChoirThe internationally acclaimed Los Angeles Clarinet Choir, a group of 15 clarinetists performing on soprano, sopranino, alto, bass and contrabass instruments, will present "In the Groove," a program of new music and old favorites.
Sunday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: The HMC American Gamelan, “Lou Harrison- A Birthday Tribute”Pianist Aron Kallay and cellist Maggie Parkins join the bells and gongs of the HMC American Gamelan to honor the centennial of composer Lou Harrison.
Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Master Class With Dave ThompsonJazz pianist Dave Thompson will present a master class on Bill Evans' music. Pianists and other jazz musicians are welcome. There is no charge, but seating is limited.
Sunday, Nov. 19, 4 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Bill Evans film, “Time Remembered”Jazz pianist Dave Thompson leads a screening of Bruce Spiegel's film "Bill Evans, Time Remembered" (2015; 1hr 24min). Includes Q and A.
Sunday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Bill Evans Tribute ConcertGuest performers Dave Thompson, Tim Miller and Alan Winkel pay tribute to the jazz legend.
Sunday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Maggie Parkins– Cello & ElectronicsWorks by Christopher Dobrian, Tom Flaherty, Kaija Saariaho, and premieres of new works by Bill Alves and Zeena Parkins.
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Student RecitalGabriel Bessler, piano, Stetson Bost, violin, Brian Cheng, piano, Marissa Gee, soprano, Daphne Guo, violin, Amy Huang, piano, Marina Knittel, mezzo-soprano, Doren Lan, piano, Liam Lloyd, baritone, Hana Schiff, piano, Giselle Serate, mezzo-soprano, Amelia Sheppard, soprano, Reagan Smith, piano, Gavin Yancey, clarinet, Daniel Zhang, piano, Richard Zhang, baritone – with accompanists John Gilmour, piano, and Kyungmi Kim, piano
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Jazz, Tunes Bill Evans PlayedBrandon Apodaca, piano, Graham Brady, tenor sax, Gilbert Chang, alto sax, Josh Gearou, alto sax, Maia Jones, bass, Pratyush Kapur, drums, Bob Keller, trumpet, piano, instructor, Sarah Keller, vocal, Jackson Kuzmik, bass, Matthew Mashewske, trumpet, Christopher McElroy, piano, Kyle Miller, piano, Cecilia Sambrano, flute, Akshay Trikha, drums – of HMC Jazz Improvisation
Sunday, Dec. 10, 5 p.m.Visual Arts at HMC: Fall Semester ExhibitionAn exhibition of student artwork from two HMC courses: Undisciplined Art (Art 188) and Photography (Art 33), Fall 2017
Sunday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Student Computer Music ConcertPresented by students of HMC Music 88: Introduction to Computer Music
Sunday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Varied TrioAdventurous new chamber music for piano, violin and percussion.
Wednesday, Feb. 21, All dayVisual Arts at HMC: “Ways to Know”An exhibition of student artwork from across the consortium.
Sunday, April 1, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Corax Quartet–Piano Quartets by Brahms and WaltonThe Corax Quartet—violist Cynthia Fogg, cellist Roger Lebow, pianist Stephan Moss and violinist Jonathan Wright—performs sparkling chamber music featuring Johannes Brahms' dramatic third quartet for piano and strings and William Walton’s exhilarating piano quartet.
Saturday, April 14, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Senior Recital – Doren Lan and Daniel ZhangJoint senior recital of two HMC students: Doren Lan, piano, and Daniel Zhang, piano. Program includes Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Schubert.
Sunday, April 15, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Claremont Concert Choir & Claremont Treble SingersThe repertoire will be choral music from the 16th century to the present, including music by Monteverdi, Byrd, Vaughan Williams, a spiritual and a piece by our own Bill Alves, "A Sonatina," a setting of a poem by Gertrude Stein for soprano soloist, speaker and mixed chorus.
Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m.The Claremont Concert Choir and Treble SingersPerforming music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Joseph Gregorio, Bill Alves, and others. Concert admission is free.
Sunday, April 22, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: MicroFest– Metallophones & Cell PhonesCompositions by Bill Alves, David Doty, Lou Harrison, and Greg Schiemer are performed by the sparkling metallophones and gongs of the HMC American Gamelan, Rachel Rudich, flutes, Audrey Lamprey, horn, Alexis Alrich, tack-piano, and, yes, cell phones.
Wednesday, April 25, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Senior Recital – Zhepei WangSenior recital of HMC student Zhepei Wang, piano.
Friday, April 27, All dayVisual Arts at HMC: Spring ExhibitionAn exhibition of student artwork from an HMC course: Art 33, Photography, Spring 2018
Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m.The Claremont Concert OrchestraGrieg, Piano Concerto featuring Sheena Hui CMC ’20, piano. Borodin, Symphony No. 2.
Sunday, April 29, 3 p.m.The Claremont Concert OrchestraGrieg, Piano Concerto featuring Sheena Hui CMC ’20, piano. Borodin, Symphony No. 2.
Wednesday, May 2, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Jazz, Music of Chick CoreaStudents in the HMC course Jazz Improvisation, directed by Professor Robert Keller, will be performing tunes by pianist and composer Chick Corea.
Thursday, May 3, 7 p.m.HMC Concert Series: Student RecitalStudents of Harvey Mudd, Scripps, Pitzer, and Pomona will be on piano, violin, cello, and vocal to perform songs, arias, and classical.