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Bahara Holi Show 2015
Saturday April 4, 2015 5:30 pm
The Bahara Holi Show is Georgia Tech India Club\\\'s annual dance and musical show. Come enjoy an evening of performances and entertainment.The event features musical and dance acts by student performers from across the nation.
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Orchestra Season Finale: A Night at the Opera
Thursday April 16, 2015 7:30 pm
Joined by soprano Elisabeth Slaten and tenor Nathan Munson, the Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra presents the last concert of the 2014-15 year, "A Night at the Opera," featuring overture and excerpts from your favorite operas. GTSO Principal Horn player Alexander Lind will also perform Horn Concerto No.1 by Richard Strauss. In addition to Verdi's Nabucco Overture as the concert opener, Slaten and Munson join the GTSO in presenting the last portion of Puccini's La Boheme (including the most famous arias, Che gelida manina and Mi chiamano mimi).
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Earl Klugh
Saturday April 18, 2015 8:00 pm
Since GRAMMY®-winner Earl Klugh released his inaugural album in 1976, the Detroit-born master of the acoustic-classical guitar has become one of the most imitated icons of the instrument, issued dozens of records, 24 of which have been on Billboard’s top-10 list of jazz albums and 6 that made it to the No. 1 slot. During that time, Klugh’s recordings also received 13 Grammy® nominations (the latest of which is for his current release HandPicked) – and his collaboration with pianist Bob James, One on One, walked away with the 1980 Grammy® Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.

While music remains Klugh’s craft and passion, several of his albums feature glimpses of another form of entertainment: The Movies. Klugh’s guitar is featured on the soundtrack scores of “How to Beat the High Cost of Living,” “Marvin and Tige” and “Just Between Friends.” Many of Klugh’s albums feature his interpretations of classic movie themes and songs in movie soundtracks, including “Alfie,” “Jo Ann’s Song,” “Moon River,” “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead,” themes from “Goldfinger,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Spartacus,” “The Cincinnati Kid” and more.

While preparing for his Jazz and The Movies portion of Klugh’s three-year artist residency at The Ferst Center, Dave Grusin and Lee Ritenour immediately came to mind. “Dave Grusin is one of my favorite film composers of all time,” reflects Klugh. “I was a fan of his long before I requested to have [Dave] produce my first three albums for Blue Note Records [Earl Klugh, Living Inside Your Love and Fingerpaintings]. He also wrote arrangements for and performed on quite a few of the tunes.”

“Lee recorded on several of my early albums, and on many of Dave Grusin’s film and studio projects. I am a big fan of both of their music as individuals and as a collaborative duo. It will be very special to share the stage with them at The Ferst Center, especially with all of us having a great passion for the movies and the music that makes them even more extraordinary!”

DAVE GRUSIN: Grusin’s prolific career includes 10 Grammy®-Awards in scoring and arranging categories, over 60 feature film scores and 8 Academy Award nominations. He co-founded the influential jazz label GRP and has distinguished himself as a composer, arranger, musician and bandleader, as well as a recording artist with over 25 albums to his credit. | Grusin.net LEE RITENOUR: Lee Ritenour has earned 19 Grammy® nominations, was a founding member of jazz supergroup Fourplay, and has recorded over 40 albums with 35 chart songs. Some of his many notable performances were with The Mamas and the Papas (at age 16), Tony Bennett and Lena Horne, Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie and more. Grusin and Ritenour won a Grammy®-Award together for Best Arrangement on an Instrumental in 1985. | leeritenour.com
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Georgia Tech Jazz Ensemble - School of Rock
Tuesday April 21, 2015 7:30 pm
Georgia Tech Jazz Ensemble presents School of Rock, featuring the music of Radiohead, Soundgarden and Steely Dan. Come experience the music of three legendary rock groups in a way you would have never imagined: a contemporary jazz ensemble setting. Composers and arrangers include Fred Strum, James Miley, Ken Schaphorst and Dan Cavanagh. Spend an evening with the award-winning GT Jazz Ensemble and the music of some of rock history's most important artists!
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Dance Tech - Annual Spring Showcase
Wednesday April 22, 2015 7:30 pm
DanceTech would like to invite you to our annual spring showcase at Georgia Tech's Ferst Center for the Arts. This year's showcase will feature performances from DanceTech Performing Company, Georgia Tech Dance Company, GT Salsa Club, and our special guest artist Bobby Cookson, Nationa Cyr Wheel Champion 2015. $5 GT Student Price ($7 at the door) $10 - Non GT student Price.
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Atlanta Indian Idol Contest
Saturday April 25, 2015 3:00 pm
Bollywood Songs - Singing Competition
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