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Announcing “Beyond the Music” Programming

Sep 21, 2017 | By Dasha (Darya) Koltunyuk, '15, Marketing and Outreach Manager
Announcing “Beyond the Music” Programming,

Take your love of music to the next level by enjoying these programs designed to bring you closer to the music and the musicians you love. FREE and open to all.


Experience world-class music more personally than ever before during half-hour meditations to live music performed by musicians on the PUC season, guided by Associate Dean Matthew Weiner (Princeton University Office of Religious Life). Free and open to all. No experience necessary.

Tabea Zimmermann, Viola – Friday, October 27, 2017 at 12:30PM. Lee Music Performance and Rehearsal Room, Lewis Arts complex

Jennifer Koh, Violin – Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 12:30PM. Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

Jonathan Biss, Piano – Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 12:30PM. Location TBA.


Go behind-the-scenes as several of the season’s artists coach talented Princeton students in performance workshops free and open to the public. Delve into the professionals’ understanding of music, and witness the process of a musician’s preparation from the other side of the curtain.

Tabea Zimmermann, Viola  – Friday, October 27, 2017 10AM-12PM. Lee Rehearsal Room, Lewis Arts complex.

Jennifer Koh, Violin – Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7PM-8:30PM. Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall.

Jonathan Biss, Piano – March 7, 2018 4PM-6PM. Lee Rehearsal Room, Lewis Arts complex.

Lawrence Brownlee, Tenor – Friday, April 13, 2018  10AM-12PM. Location TBA.

Introducing: DANCEBREAK

Embrace the folk spirit! Immerse yourself in the folk tradition at the heart of this year’s PUC125 series through dance classes. Offered in between three of the PUC125 events and led by professional dancers, the classes are tailored to music performed at the concerts. Dancebreaks will take place at Nassau Presbyterian Church.

Galician Dance Class – Thursday, November 16, 2017  7:30PM. In between concerts by Cristina Pato, Galician Bagpipe.  Class will be taught by Andres Camano.

Baroque Dance Class – Thursday, February 8, 2018  7:30PM. In between concerts by Jennifer Koh, Violin. Class will be taught by Carlos Fittante.

Scandinavian Folk Dance Class – Wednesday, February 28, 2018  7:30PM. In between concerts by the Danish String Quartet.


Thursday, March 15, 2018  •  Princeton University Chapel
Sing with the professional singers of the Tenebrae Choir after their concert! The annual Late Night Chamber Jam allows amateur musicians of all ages and levels to read music with artists on the series. If you can read music, join Tenebrae to read a movement from Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles, at about 10pm.  Concert tickets are not required for participating in the Late Night Chamber Jam, but reservations are necessary.

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