Roundup: Collage Concert, Emergent Effect, and Mozart Mania
ALL MIXED UP: The annual Collage Concert is the starting line for [https://bicentennial.umich.edu|U-M’s bicentennial year celebrations]. The wide range of School of Music, Theater, and Dance (SMTD) ensembles coming together on January 14 at 8 p.m. in Hill Auditorium will provide a continuous sonic collage of styles to represent the many diverse elements that have combined to shape U-M for the past 200 years. (➤ [https://www.music.umich.edu/performances_events/event_display.php?f=d&d…])
RESIDENTIAL EFFECT: [http://www.ypsialloy.com|Ypsi Alloy Studios] is teaming up with the Ann Arbor Art Center for an exhibit they’re calling Emergent Effect. Sixteen resident Ypsi Alloy artists are represented, with the exhibit focusing on their “intersecting work and common voice,” according to curators Ilana Houten, Elize Jekabson, and Jessica Tenbusch. The opening reception is free and goes down January 13 from 6-9 p.m., and Emergent Effect runs through January 28. (➤ [http://www.annarborartcenter.org/exhibitions/emergent-effect|Ann Arbor Art Center])
MOZART MONTH: There are more Mozart-related concerts in January every year for one reason: The powdered-wig wonder was born on this month’s 27th day in 1756. One such event in Ann Arbor is the A2SO’s 21st annual birthday bash (which [http://pulp.aadl.org/node/353028|we profiled here]) on Saturday, January 14. But if you can’t make it to that performance, drop by the library on Sunday, January 15 at 2 p.m. for a screening of an all-Mozart concert performed in New York City's Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in May 2013. The music includes Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. 502; Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K. 407; and Viola Quintet in C major. (➤ [http://www.aadl.org/node/350233|AADL])
Christopher Porter is a Library Technician and editor of Pulp.