Tango for Musicians and Composers at Reed College

Public Events

Public Events

All students will have the chance to share what they have learned in performance, whether as part of public concerts or private student showcases. In addition, we will also present a mini-festival of concert performances featuring our artistic faculty in various combinations. Taken together, these concerts will introduce students and the larger public to some of the richness and diversity of tango music in the 21st century.

Tango for Musicians and Composers at Reed College
Concert & Event Series 2017

Thursday, June 29
Tango Dance Class
7:30 p.m.
Student Union
$15 at the door
Special workshop linking musicality to tango dance movements (all levels) by Alex Krebs, one of the most renowned tango dance instructors in the United States, who is also an accomplished tango musician.

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Thursday, June 29
Milonga & Tango Jam Session
9:00 p.m.
Student Union
Free
Enjoy an evening of tango dance and music, featuring an open mic stage for musicians who wish to perform for dancers.

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Friday, June 30
Chamber Music Northwest's New@Noon: Tango on the Edge
Noon
Kaul Auditorium
Tickets available from Chamber Music Northwest
A unique concert in an intimate setting featuring the world premiere of ten contemporary tango pieces crafted during the first edition of the Tango for Composers program, with participants coming from the USA, Europe, and Asia. A great opportunity to get to hear firsthand the new sounds of tango music.

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Friday, June 30
Concert: The Future of Tango, Today
7:00 p.m.
Eliot Hall chapel
Free
Featuring musicians from throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and beyond, this concert give audiences a chance to hear the amazing work of Tango for Musicians at Reed College's student ensembles and a wide array of duos formed among members of the artistic faculty.

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Saturday, July 1
Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival Concert: ¡Tango!
7:30 p.m.
Kaul Auditorium
Tickets available from Chamber Music Northwest
Straight from Buenos Aires, the world-renowned artistic faculty of Tango for Musicians at Reed College join Chamber Music Northwest Festival Artists for a celebration that will feature both original tango compositions and other new Argentine genres by these remarkable artists.

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Saturday, July 1
Milonga with Live Music
9:30 p.m.
Student Union
Free
A party celebrating a fantastic week of tango music and music making. Featuring live tango music for dancing

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2017 Special Activities for registered participants and auditors.

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