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|Thursday, Aug. 3||Liz Donaldson, traditional|
|Saturday, Aug. 5||Rubén Peláez, classical|
|Thursday, Aug. 10||Marcia Daft, classical|
|Saturday, Aug. 12||Tony Walker, classical and jazz|
|Thursday, Aug. 17||Carlos César Rodríguez, classical|
|Saturday, Aug. 19||Mari Paz, music of many nations|
|Thursday, Aug. 24||Dave Wiesler, traditional|
|Saturday, Aug. 26||Deena Gift, classical and popular|
|Thursday, Aug. 31||Barbara Wing, classical|
Gallery Talk |
Friday, August 18 , noon
Exhibition performance space
|Reuben Jackson, archivist in the Archives Center, NMAH, discusses the impact of modern technology on pop music in the early to mid-1970s, with examples from the music of Stevie Wonder, Miles Davis, Earth, Wind, and Fire, and others.|
|Art Night on the Mall Thursday evenings, 6:30 p.m. Through August 31 Exhibition performance space||
Students and faculty from Washington's Levine School of Music present free, one-hour programs as a part of this annual evening arts event.
|The Smithsonian Associates sponsored events require ticket purchase. Call 202-357-3030 for more information.|
And the Winners Are. . .*Winner of the American National Chopin Piano Competition|
Sunday, July 16, 4 p.m.
|Limited to U.S. citizens, this competition sends the four top winners to the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland.|
*Winner of the Thelonius Monk Institute of jazz Piano Competition|
Sunday, August 6, 4 p.m.
Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum
|This year's first-prize winner, Eric Lewis, presents the final program in this three-part series. Established in 1986, the Monk competition has developed a reputation for launching the careers of such aspiring jazz artists as Marcus Roberts and Joshua Redmond.|
These programs are supported by a grant from the Educational Outreach Fund administered by the Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies; the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation; the Irving Caesar Lifetime Trust; and the John Hammond Fund for the Performance of American Music. Cosponsors and collaborators include the Freer Gallery of Art, The Smithsonian Associates, the Levine School of Music, and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Unless otherwise noted, all of the programs are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs subject to change. For starred (*) events, ticket purchase is required. Contact the sponsoring organization.
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