Austin Arts Center

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  • For a complete list of public events at Trinity College, click here
  • For tickets, please call the Austin Arts Center Box Office at (860) 297-2199.  The Box Office is open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., and prior to events. Closed Sunday. (The Box Office is closed for the summer.)
  • Questions? E-mail AustinArtsInfo@trincoll.edu(Email is for inquiries only; no ticket reservations, please.)
  • The Widener Gallery is open 1:00 - 6:00 p.m., closed Sunday.
  • For a recording of directions to the campus, please call the Trinity College Information Line at (860) 297-2001.

 

Fall 2018 Events


​Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, October 18, 19, & 20, 7:30 p.m.

HUDDLED MASSES: SONGS OF IMMIGRATION AND HOPE
Directed by Nina Pinchin, Music Direction by Kevin Scott
An assortment of  musical theater, poetry, and song around themes of immigration in 2018.
Presented by the Department of Music.
Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theatre
Ticketed event.

Saturday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.

DEREK BROWN FIFTY FIFTY TOUR

Derek Brown (of BEATBoX SAX) is embarking on a massive project to perform at least once in each of the 50 states in one year.  Crossing genres from jazz to classical to funk, without looping or electronic effects , this unique saxophone playing style must be seen to be believed!
Austin Arts Center, Goodwin Theater

Thursday, November 8, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, November 10, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

SOMEWHERE (SOMETHING WONDERFUL)

Directed by Mitch Polin, Associate Professor of Theater and Dance
Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance.
Austin Arts Center, Garmany Hall
Ticketed event.

​Friday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.

TRINITY ORGAN SERIES
Christopher Houlian and Doug Perry, marimba
Both natives of Connecticut and favorites of local audiences, Houlihan and Perry present an evening of music for organ and percussion, a thrilling and colorful combination.
Trinity College Chapel

​Friday, November 16, 7:30 p.m.

TRINITY ORGAN SERIES
Janet Yieh
Yieh is the associate organist at Trinity Church Wall Street, New York City.
Presented with the Greater Hartford Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
Trinity College Chapel

​Friday & Saturday, November 30 & December 1, 7:30 p.m.

FALL DANCE CONCERT
Directed by Peter Kyle, Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance
Austin Arts Ceter, Goodwin Theatre
Ticketed event.

​Tuesday, December 4, 12:15  p.m.

COMMON HOUR CONCERT: TRINITY INSRUMENTALISTS & VOCALISTS
A variety of musical styles performed by students enrolled in the Department of Music's program of private lessons.
Austin Arts Center, Music Hall

​Tuesday, December 4, 7:30 p.m.

TRINITY JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Directed by Jennifer Allen
Austin Arts Center, Music Hall

Wednesday, December 5, 7:30 p.m.

STEEL PAN ENSEMBLE
Directed by Curtis Greenidge
Austin Arts Center, Music Hall

Thursday, December 6, 12:15 p.m.

COMMON HOUR CONCERT: CHAMBER ENSEMBLES RECITAL, VOLUME I
Ensembles Coordinated by Nancy Curran
Austin Arts Center, Music Hall

Thursday & Friday, December 6 & 7, 5:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

THEATER AND DANCE SENIOR THESES
The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons

​Sunday, December 9, 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

60TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS
The annual Festival of Lessons and Carols marks the beginning of the holiday season for the Greater Hartford community.  The service features carols offered by The Chapel Singers as well as the Trinity College Gospel Choir, and the Trinity African Choir.  In honor of the 60th anniversary, the service will feature carols sung since this tradition began in 1958, as well as the premier of Robert Edward Smith's 'Adam Lay Ybounden'.

​Monday, December 10, 7:30 p.m.

WINTER BREW
Choreography created and performed by Trinity students.
The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons

Tuesday, December 11, 12:15 p.m.​

COMMON HOUR CONCERT: CHAMBER ENSEMBLES RECITAL, VOLUME II
Ensembles Coordinated by Nancy Curran
Austin Arts Center, Music Hall

Wednesday, December 12, 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

TRINITY/LA MAMA SHOWCASE
There will be a Q + A following the 7:30 p.m. performance.
The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons


​Spring 2019 Events

Sunday, February 10, 4:00 p.m.

CONCORA: MEMBRA JESU NOSTRI, DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE
CONCORA is joined by Trinity organist Christopher Houlihan.  More information is at www.concora.org​.
Trinity College Chapel
Free with ID to Trinity College students. $55 Premium/$35 General/$25 Senior/ $10 Student. Discounts available for tickets purchased orior to October 15, 2018.

Friday, February 15, 7:30 p.m.

TRINITY ORGAN SERIES
Raymond Nagem
The Annual Clarence Watters Memorial Recital
Nagem is associate director of music and organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC and a member of the organ faculty at Manhattan School of Music
Presented with the Greater Hartford Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
Trinity College Chapel

​Sunday, March 10, 4:00 p.m.

THE CHAPEL SINGERS IN CONCERT: BERNSTEIN AND DOVE
Grace Cloutier, Harp; Doug Perry, Percussion; Vaughn Mauren, organ; Christopher Houlihan, conductor
The world honored what would have been Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday on August 25, 2018.  The Chapel Singers will perform his beloved Chichester Psalms alongside a newer choral masterpiece (Missa Brevis) by the English composer Jonathan Dove.
Trinity College Chapel

Many more Spring 2018 events to come!


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