Tickets are available at Admission is $12. A limited number of free tickets are available for students and seniors 65 and older at For more information, contact 207-786-6163 or [email protected]

Based in New York City, the Momenta Quartet aims to share the best of contemporary music with its audiences. It focuses on the work of emerging and underrepresented modern composers, and includes music from many different cultures and genres, including jazz and avant-garde improvisation.

The following night, Bates College will showcase the senior thesis projects of music majors in a two-part event, titled “Celebrating Thesis: Cultural Musicology and Music Composition Presentations from the Class of 2014,” starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

The first part of the program consists of thesis presentations by students in cultural musicology, taking place in Commons 221-222, 136 Central Ave.

At 7:30 p.m., student composers present their music in performance by artists including the renowned Momenta Quartet in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Admission to the cultural musicology panel is $15 and includes a buffet dinner and admission to the evening concert. Tickets are available at

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