[PAST EVENT] Music in the Gallery

November 5, 2017
Muscarelle Museum of Art, Sheridan Gallery
611 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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  • Open to the public
SAM GILLIAM | Untitled (detail), 1998 | Purchase, Muscarelle Museum of Art Associates | 1998.021

In honor of the Fiftieth Commemoration of the first residential African American students at W&M, pianists Christine Niehaus and Liam Farrell will present ragtime and jazz compositions, respectively, in the backdrop of the exhibition Building on the Legacy: African American Art from the Permanent Collection.

Christine Niehaus has performed concerts in Russia, Sweden, France, Italy, Japan, Hong Kong, and Slovenia. In the US, she has performed at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Smithsonian Institution, the White House and the Kennedy Center among many others. She was honored as ?one of the 28 Leading Washington Women Performers? by The Washingtonian Magazine. Liam Farrell is a senior at the College majoring in Music and Government. Graduating in 2017 with plans on attending law school in 2018, Farrell is also the Director of the Wham Bam Big Band, a student-run jazz ensemble, a piano student of Harris Simon, and a member of the W&M Mock Trial Team. 

Music in the Gallery is presented by the Friends of the Muscarelle Museum of Art and is free and open to the public.

Image Credit: SAM GILLIAM | American, b. 1933 | Untitled (detail), 1998 |  Mixed media construction | Muscarelle Museum of Art | Purchase, Muscarelle Museum of Art Associates | 1998.021


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