Harvard Art Museums, Adolpus Busch Hall
29 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA
This event does not require a reservation; see further details below.
As part of the ARTS FIRST Festival, organized by the Office for the Arts at Harvard, the Harvard Art Museums will present an afternoon of student performances in a wide variety of styles, in both the Calderwood Courtyard and Adolphus Busch Hall.
The schedule of performances in the Calderwood Courtyard is as follows:
A series of original improvisations and compositions drawing from diverse musical traditions
Center Dance Company
Contemporary dance featuring selected movements from Bach’s Cello Suites
A cappella classic jazz tunes
Chamber music by local high school musicians and their Harvard student mentors
Alternative percussion and bucket drumming
Chant de Linos for Flute and Piano
André Jolivet’s Chant de Linos for Flute and Piano performed by members of Mather House Chamber Music Society
River Charles Ensemble
Chamber works by Saar, Schubert, Haydn, and Puccini
The schedule of performances in Adolphus Busch Hall is as follows:
A cappella jazz standards
Zoltán Kodály’s Sonata for Solo Cello
John Butler’s “Ocean”
John Butler’s “Ocean” for solo acoustic guitar
Harvard Organ Society
Selections from the spring repertoire
A cappella pop, soul, funk, R&B, and jazz music
A cappella jazz music and standards
Ballads of ardor and apathy
Please note that the Harvard Art Museums are offering free admission on Saturday, April 29, to support ARTS FIRST programming.
Free and open to everyone, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please visit the museum visit page to learn about our general policies for visiting the museums.
ARTS FIRST (April 27–30) is an annual festival organized by the Office for the Arts at Harvard that showcases creativity on campus.
The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours in advance.