About the Series

The Brandeis Department of Music hosts an exceptional series of professional concerts each year featuring faculty and visiting artists of the highest caliber.

Unless otherwise noted, all Marquee concerts take place in the Slosberg Recital Hall and tickets are $20 (General Admission), $15 (Seniors and Brandeis Community), $5 (Non-Brandeis Students) and FREE (with Brandeis Student ID).

Advance sales will begin two weeks prior to performances online; via phone: 781-736-3400; and in person: Shapiro Campus Center Box Office. Pending availability, tickets will also be available at the door for purchase starting 30 minutes before the concert.

Current Lineup:

MusicUnitesUS presents: The Garifuna Collective – Afro-Indigenous Music from Belize & Honduras
Saturday, October 29, 8 p.m. (preconcert talk, 7 p.m.)
Don't miss this seasoned group of musicians that spans generations, carrying the torch for their unique Afro-Amerindian cultural heritage and weaving soulful melodies with rhythms that spark the history and soul of Garifuna culture into vivid life!

Lydian String Quartet
Saturday, November 5, 8 p.m. (preconcert talk, 7 p.m.)
New second violinist Julia Glenn, violist Mark Berger and cellist Joshua Gordon will be joined by internationally renowned violinist Elizabeth Chang for a performance of music of Eleanor Alberga, Beethoven and Haydn.

Bob Nieske 6
Sunday, November 6, 3 p.m.
Bassist Bob Nieske, director of the Brandeis Jazz Ensemble, performs seclections from a new CD of his compositions, “8 pieces for Sextet” with: Jerry Bergonzi - Saxophone, Sheryl Bailey - Guitar, Phil Grenadier - Trumpet, Austin McMahon - Drums and Joel Yennior - Trombone. Free and Open to the Public.

Lydian String Quartet
Saturday, December 10, 8 p.m.
The Lydian String Quartet returns with special guest violinist Clara Lyon for a performance of Beethoven's String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3; a world premiere quartet by Irving G. Fine Professor of Music Eric Chasalow and Debussy's String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10 (L. 91).