upcoming events

August 2017

Orientation: New Admits

When: Sat Aug 19 2017 12:00am to Sun Aug 20 2017 12:00am

Description: A special extended New Student and Transfer Orientation (August 19-27, 2017) that will help students prepare to navigate our academic program and allow them the opportunity to meet new friends and network. For more information, deadlines and checklists, visit http://www.ncf.edu/orientation.

October 2017

Concert: Duo Cortona

When: Tue Oct 3 2017 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: College Hall Music Room

Description: Rachel Calloway and violinist Ari Streisfeld will give a free concert as Duo Cortona, their new project dedicated to the creation of works for mezzo-soprano and violin. The duo will perform wiht the Amernet String Quartet at New College Oct. 7.

Artists Conversation: Amernet String Quartet with Rachel Calloway

When: Thu Oct 5 2017 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: Mildred Sainer Pavilion

Description: Talk with the performers before their Oct. 7 New Music New College concert. This event is free.

Family Weekend

When: Fri Oct 6 2017 12:00am to Mon Oct 9 2017 12:00am

Where: New College of Florida

Description: Families are invited to New College’s annual Family Weekend, Oct. 6-8, 2017. For more information, call 941-487-4250 or email parents@ncf.edu.

Amernet String Quartet with Rachel Calloway: Schoenberg's String Quartet No. 2

When: Sat Oct 7 2017 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Where: Mildred Sainer Pavilion

Description: Pre-concert talk: 7:30 p.m. Schoenberg’s Second String Quartet is a landmark of 20th century music, encompassing the extended tonality of late Romanticism and early modern atonality. The final two movements of this transporting work include a soprano, who sings, “I feel air of another planet.” Come hear how vibrant and exciting this work is, performed by the Amernet String Quartet with soprano Rachel Calloway. $15, free with subscription.

November 2017

Clambake

When: Thu Nov 2 2017 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: Bayfront

Description: Our 39th annual New England Clambake is Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. As a refreshing cool breeze dances across our beautiful Sarasota Bay campus at sunset, we’ll share a very special and renewed event — with fabulous music, delectable cuisine by Michael’s on East and new experiences. At New College, we have a lot to be proud of, and we want you to be a part of it! All proceeds benefit student scholarships. Read more about sposorships at http://www.ncf.edu/clambake

Concert: Dis/Embodied

When: Fri Nov 17 2017 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Where: Black Box Theater

Description: New Music New College explores making music with the body —- and without the body. Vinko Globokar’s unsettling ?Corporel (performed by NMNC Director Stephen Miles) is played by the performer on his own body. Luciano Berio’s Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) is a recorded piece based on the Sirens episode of Ulysses, and dancer Xiao-Xuan Yang Dancigers will offer a physical interpretation. NMNC Producer R. L. Silver will then perform Roger Marsh’s Dum, which fragments and reconfigures texts and also involves hurling pieces of metal into a bucket. In between these solo works, New College students will dance to electronic music pieces composed by other NCF students. Pre-concert talk at 7:30 p.m. $15, free with subscription.

Concert: Dis/Embodied

When: Sat Nov 18 2017 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Where: Black Box Theater

Description: New Music New College explores making music with the body —- and without the body. Vinko Globokar’s unsettling ?Corporel (performed by NMNC Director Stephen Miles) is played by the performer on his own body. Luciano Berio’s Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) is a recorded piece based on the Sirens episode of Ulysses, and dancer Xiao-Xuan Yang Dancigers will offer a physical interpretation. NMNC Producer R. L. Silver will then perform Roger Marsh’s Dum, which fragments and reconfigures texts and also involves hurling pieces of metal into a bucket. In between these solo works, New College students will dance to electronic music pieces composed by other NCF students. Pre-concert talk at 7:30 p.m. $15, free with subscription.

Concert: Dis/Embodied

When: Sun Nov 19 2017 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Where: Black Box Theater

Description: New Music New College explores making music with the body —- and without the body. Vinko Globokar’s unsettling ?Corporel (performed by NMNC Director Stephen Miles) is played by the performer on his own body. Luciano Berio’s Thema (Omaggio a Joyce) is a recorded piece based on the Sirens episode of Ulysses, and dancer Xiao-Xuan Yang Dancigers will offer a physical interpretation. NMNC Producer R. L. Silver will then perform Roger Marsh’s Dum, which fragments and reconfigures texts and also involves hurling pieces of metal into a bucket. In between these solo works, New College students will dance to electronic music pieces composed by other NCF students. Pre-concert talk at 2:30 p.m. $15, free with subscription.

January 2018

Klingenstein Lecture: “Rethinking The Jewish Catacombs”

When: Tue Jan 16 2018 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Where: Sainer Auditorium

Description: Nicola Denzey Lewis is on the faculty of Religious Studies at Brown University, and author of "The Bone Gatherers." Her research centers on the city of Rome during the Roman Empire and late antiquity. The lecture is sponsored by New College of Florida, The Klingenstein Chair of Judaic Studies and The Jay Rudolph Endowment. The public is welcome.

Artists' Conversation: Lerner/Filiano/Grassi

When: Thu Jan 18 2018 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: Club Sudakoff

Description: Talk with Pianist Marilyn Lerner, bassist Ken Filiano and drummer Lou Grassi in advance of their Jan. 20 New Music New College concert. The event is free.

New Music Concert: Lerner/Filiano/Grassi

When: Sat Jan 20 2018 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Where: Club Sudakoff

Description: Pianist Marilyn Lerner has been to New Music New College twice before, and she returns to thrill us with her mastery of extended techniques and her gift for improvisation, this time with bassist Ken Filiano and drummer Lou Grassi. Come to Club Sudakoff and experience music of the moment performed by the best! Pre-concert talk: 7:30 p.m. $15, free with subscription.

March 2018

Artist Conversation: It's Alive! A Monstrous Circus On Frankenstein

When: Thu Mar 1 2018 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: ACE Lounge

Description: Talk to the artists in advance of their New Music New Collge live, multimedia presentation, sprawling over the outdoor Koski Plaza and all levels of New College’s ACE building. New College students, faculty and staff, abetted by ensemblenewSRQ, will sing, declaim, emote, dance, perform and wreak general havoc.

New Music Concert: It's Alive! A Monstrous Circus On Frankenstein

When: Sun Mar 4 2018 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Where: Koski Plaza/ACE Building

Description: 2018 is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein, and we celebrate by using Mary Shelley’s enormously influential work as the basis of John Cage’s Circus On, a template for turning text into a performance. “It’s Alive! a Monstrous Circus On Frankenstein” will be our live, multimedia presentation, sprawling over the outdoor Koski Plaza and all levels of New College’s ACE building. New College students, faculty, and staff, abetted by ensemblenewSRQ, will sing, declaim, emote, dance, perform and wreak general havoc. Come see the monster if you dare! Pre-concert talk: 7:30 p.m. $15, free with subscription.

April 2018

Artist Conversation: Dither Quartet

When: Thu Apr 19 2018 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: Mildred Sainer Pavilion

Description: Talk to the Dither Quartet, an electirc guitar quartet, in advance of their April 21 New Misic New College concert. This event is free.

New Music Concert: Dither Quartet

When: Sat Apr 21 2018 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Where: Mildred Sainer Pavilion

Description: Q: When is a string quartet not like a string quartet? A: When it’s a quartet of electric guitarists! New Music New College welcomes Dither, a New York-based electric guitar quartet dedicated to an eclectic mix of experimental repertoire which spans composed music, improvisation, and electronic manipulation. From quiet and intense to raucous and driving, Dither’s performance is sure to expand your musical horizons. Pre-concert talk: 7:30 p.m. $15, free with subscription. https://www.ncf.edu/new-music-new-college/