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 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., and prior to events. Closed Sunday.
  • Questions? E-mail AustinArtsInfo@trincoll.edu(Email is for inquiries only; no ticket reservations, please.)
  • The Widener Gallery is open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 1:00 p.m. - 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


Monday, December 3, 5:30 p.m.

COOPER JENNINGS '19  THEATER AND DANCE SENIOR THESIS
The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons

​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, December 6, 5:30 p.m.

BRIAN CIEPLICKI '19  THEATER AND DANCE SENIOR THESIS
The Middle Days touches on the challenging nature of life as a college student through a raw, exaggerated environment which brings to life the troubling nature of one's repressed feelings and morphed perceptions caused by excessive pressure and self doubt originating from a myriad of external forces.
The Performance Lab at Trinity Commons

Thursday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.

KAMALA HARGROVE '19  THEATER AND DANCE SENIOR THESIS
Melange is a 15 minute choreography piece that focuses on the different styles of modern, jazz, and hip-hop.  The styles shine through each dancer and create relationships between the dancers while also showcasing their individuality.  It is a beautiful blend of dancers and styles: Melange.
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, 5:30 p.m.

END-OF-SEMESTER SHOWINGS
Classwork and works-in-progress from the Department of Theater and Dance
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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