The Georgetown University Music Program’s Friday Music Series features acclaimed artists in free concerts on Friday afternoons now at 12:30 p.m. in McNeir Hall, and integrated into a new undergraduate course (MUSC 200) titled Live Music in Context. Each concert will be followed by a Q&A with the performers.

Friday Music Series Artists Rebecca Gates, Carlos Simon, Brazilian Strings Trio, and Barkada Quartet

fall 2019

September 20 at 12:30 p.m.
Co-presented with the GU Library Associates and the Booth Family Center for Special Collections

Rebecca Gates

Offered in conjunction with Lauinger Library’s exhibit of the Future of Music Coalition. Rebecca Gates has appeared as a vocalist on records by artists as wide ranging as The Decemberists and Willie Nelson.

McNeir Hall | FREE

September 27 at 12:30 p.m.

Modern Musick

Early music ensemble-in-residence performing on period instruments.

McNeir Hall | FREE

October 4 POSTPONED: now scheduled for October 11 at 12:30 p.m.

Richard Giarusso, baritone
Andrew Jonathan Welch, piano

Program including Schubert and Beethoven lieder

McNeir Hall | FREE

October 18 at 12:30 p.m.

Paul Bratcher Trio

Jazz piano trio with Prof. Bratcher and friends

McNeir Hall | FREE

October 25 at 12:30 p.m.

Carlos Simon

Compositions for the Silver Screen
Lecture/recital/film screening, with new GU Music Program faculty member Prof. Simon, whose work for film has been featured at the Sundance Film Festival.

McNeir Hall | FREE

November 1 at 12:30 p.m.

Barkada Quartet

Saxophone quartet, said to display “virtuosity of the utmost distinctive order” (Splash Magazine).

McNeir Hall | FREE

November 8 at 12:30 p.m.

Claudia Chudacoff, violin
Kathryn Brake, piano

McNeir Hall | FREE

November 15 at 12:30 p.m.

Brazilian Strings Trio

Innovative instrumentalists on the contemporary Brazilian musical scene

McNeir Hall | FREE

November 22 at 12:30 p.m.

Katharina Uhde, violin
R. Larry Todd, piano

Lecture/recital exploring Beethoven's sonatas

McNeir Hall | FREE

December 6 at 12:30 p.m.

Harbert, Hamley, Ashby Trio

Prof. Ben Harbert, Chris Hamley, and Lucas Ashby adapt art music to two electric guitars and drum set.

McNeir Hall | FREE

Past Performances