"Music and the Brain" is the title of a music lecture at 8 p.m. Thursday by Alan H. Lockwood, M.D., with cellist Daniel S. Lockwood. The doctor will explore the human auditory system based on current research using functional imaging techniques, while Daniel S. Lockwood performs John Cage's "4'33" " and movements from Bach's "Suite No. 2 in D minor." The program takes place in Baird Recital Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus.
Bassoonist Martha Malkiewicz, along with other musicians from the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, will present "March Melody" at 7:30 tonight in Grupp Fireside Lounge, Canisius College, 2001 Main St. The program is in the school's Informally Formal series.
Soprano Cristen Gregory will be featured in a sacred choral music concert, sponsored by Clarence High School, at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium of the school, 9625 Main St. The program will also feature a handbell choir and several high school ensembles, in works of Persis Parshall Vehar, African-American spirituals and more.
The Marsh Memorial Lenten Recital Series will continue with organist Brian Bogey at noon Wednesday in First United Presbyterian Church, 16 W. Fourth St., Dunkirk.
Pianist Yevgeniya Lepskaya and clarinetist Susan Wells will be the featured artists in this week's Opus: Classics Live concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Allen Hall, UB South Campus.
The Southtowns Youth Orchestra will perform works of Schubert, Grieg, Khachaturian and others at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium of Orchard Park Middle School, 60 S. Lincoln Ave., Orchard Park.
The Fredonia Percussion Ensemble, plus guest percussionist Rebecca Kite, will perform marimba and timpani selections at 8 p.m. Wednesday in King Concert Hall, Fredonia State College.
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Arie Lipsky, will perform works of Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov and Beethoven during a community concert at 8 p.m. Friday in Rigas Family Theater, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, Olean.
Guest conductor James Paul will replace Maximiano Valdes, who is ill, during the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's next classics concerts featuring cellist Lynn Harrell, at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Kleinhans Music Hall, One Symphony Circle. There will be no pre-concert talks for these concerts.
The Fredonia Chamber Players will present "The Magic of the Orchestra" at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday in the Reg Lenna Civic Center, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown.
Classical guitarist Nathan Kolosko will give a 12:30 p.m. recital Friday in St. Paul's Cathedral, Church and Pearl streets.
Later that day in St. Paul's, Yevgeniya Lepskaya, a Ukrainian-born pianist, and clarinetist Susan Wells will perform an 8 o'clock concert.
Buried Treasures Ensemble will continue its Through the Eyes of the Composer Series at 8 p.m. Friday in Allen Hall, UB South Campus. This concert will be based on a set of haiku, "Moods of the Pacific," by local poet Barbara Holender.