Jennifer Avery hangs her work


This page displays the rich array of arts events happening at Brown. Check back for announcements about the BAI's upcoming season and signature events.


Join the Music Department for an Orchestra concert! The program will feature works by Vaughan Williams, Prokofiev, & Stravinsky. Click the link below to purchase tickets.


Join us for a Piano masterclass with Saleem Ashkar!
Saleem Ashkar is an acclaimed pianist who debuted at Carnegie Hall at age 22. A recitalist, chamber musician and recording artist, he has performed with the world’s finest orchestras under leading conductors, such as Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach and others. He is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Free & open to the public


Screenwriter Ian Maxtone-Graham '83 - who has written for "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons," "Man Seeking Woman," and "Veep," will share stories and observations from his television career in a conversation with Ted Widmer, Department of History, author of "Brown: The History of an Idea."


Carsten Seiffarth, was born in 1963 in Berlin; he studied Orchestral Music at the Franz Liszt School of Music, Weimar (trombone); and studied musicology/ sociology at the TU Berlin. From 1991 on, Seiffarth did freelance projects, and worked as a curator and producer for sound art and contemporary music. Seiffarth curated numerous solo and group exhibitions in Germany and in other countries (Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Romania, Luxembourg, Slovenia, USA, Croatia, Norway, and Mexico).


Saleem Ashkar is an acclaimed pianist who made his Carnegie Hall debut at the young age of 22. Since then, Ashkar has played in some of the world's most renowned concert halls with leading orchestras and conductors. His current focus is a complete Beethoven Sonata cycle, presented by the Konzerthaus, Berlin, and spanning their 2016-2017 season.​ ​Saleem is Ambassador to Music Fund,​ a charitable organization supporting musicians and music schools in conflict areas and developing countries. Join us for a concert at 7:00pm with a light reception to follow.

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