Caroline Shaw

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Caroline Shaw


John J. Cali School of Music

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Monday, February 6, 2023 - Sunday, February 12, 2023


Caroline Shaw

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Caroline Shaw is a musician who moves among roles, genres, and mediums, trying to imagine a world of sound that has never been heard before but has always existed. During this residency, Shaw will bring students of different disciplines together—strings, voice, composers and media; putting them all together like a great chef for a brilliant discovery of just what is possible when you think outside the box.


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Additional Information

Monday, February 6, 2023 Chamber Music Class with Caroline Shaw 11AM-12:30PM | Leshowitz Recital Hall John J. Cali School of Music graduate voice majors, Camryn Dewar, Sonia Fortezza, and Helena Waterous will be featured in a Master Class with Caroline Shaw. Songs by Caroline Shaw to be performed include Aurora Borealis and Bed of Letters. Hear from Caroline Shaw about her inspiration for this song repertoire. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Composition / Vocal Practicum Q&A 1PM | Leshowitz Recital Hall Caroline Shaw discusses her work as an interdisciplinary composer and performer, featuring excerpts of her Pulitzer Prize-winning music

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 1-3pm Rose Quartet Coaching in Leshowitz Recital Hall (Students only)

3.30-4:30 Rehearse with Adrianna Viera in Leshowitz Recital Hall (Students only)

4:30-6pm Office Hours with Composers in Rochberg (Students only)

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Cali Midweek Series: Cali Conversations with Caroline Shaw hosted by Director Anthony Mazzocchi 1:30PM Leshowitz Recital Hall

Saturday, February 11, 2023 7:30PM | Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY TICKETED EVENT Caroline Shaw

The Pulitzer Prize and multiple Grammy Award-winning vocalist, violinist, composer and producer Caroline Shaw explores her interest in songs and songwriting with performances of her own songs along with arrangements and original songs by students from Kaufman Music Center and the John J. Cali School of Music.

PROGRAM Music by Caroline Shaw: Entracte (string quartet) By and By Aurora Borealis Bed of Letters Solitaire In Manus Tuas (solo viola) Improvisation Other Song

This performance features a short guest appearance by students from Kaufman Music Center and the John J. Cali School of Music.

Caroline Shaw