Taylor Music Center continues its Taylor Time! concert series with a recital of original works and other pieces by Max Caplan ’16 at 5 p.m. Monday, May 23, in Emerson Auditorium.
A composer and pianist, Caplan will perform four original compositions, including his newest piece, “Metamorphoses,” a quartet for violin, clarinet, cello and piano, with prominent professional musicians selected by Hilary Tann, the John Howard Payne Professor of Music. He will also perform a solo piece for piano, a piano duet and a piece scored for a large jazz ensemble.
A double major in music and classics, Caplan recently won several awards on Prize Day, including the Victor Herbert Prize for American music and the Charles Alexander Richmond Prize for excellence in music.
He regularly plays the chimes atop Memorial Chapel. He has also conducted the Union College and Community Orchestra in his own work
In the fall, Caplan plans to attend the University of Hartford’s Hartt School for graduate music studies.
The weekly Taylor Time! performances are designed to be accessible to all Union students, faculty and staff. Just 50 minutes long, these short concerts provide music to fit your schedule. Admission is free.