New Orleans musician, improviser, and multimedia director Justin Peake will present a performance of his newest piece Oracles. The lineup features Helen Gillet, Aurora Nealand, James Singleton, Rex Gregory, and Simon Lott performing live in concert in conjunction with an innovative and subtle conducting system which Peake has built specifically for this performance. Tulane music Technology professor Rick Snow will contribute resonant musical sculptures. Suggested donation: $10.

Versipel New Music presents Australian cellist Geoffrey Gartner, performing the premiere of  “In the Shade” for Resonant Sculptures and Solo Cello by Rick Snow, and  J.S. Bach’s 4th Cello Suite. Doors open at 7pm, for the audience to experience the sound installation. Suggested donation: $20.

American Portraits is a cross-section of the greatest American music which speaks most closely to the history and culture generated by the southern states. The program tells a story through selections inspired by folk songs, spirituals, poetry from the Civil War era, classic American musical theatre and jazz influences and much more. Tyrone Chambers, Elana Gleason and Jonathan Levin have created a unique program that gives the audience a personal glimpse into some of America’s greatest musical traditions. Tickets: $20 General/$10 Students and Seniors, available now online, and at the door.

Di Ketselekh (Jennie Lavine, clarinet and David Symons, accordion) performs late 19th – early 20th century Bessarabian Jewish instrumental music, a style known since the 1970’s as klezmer. Allergic to schmaltz, Di Ketselekh takes a thoughtful and serious approach to classic tunes, as well as composing original pieces inspired by the idiom. Free to the public; Donations requested.
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