IAP 2020 and Spring 2020 Performances


Wednesday, April 29, MIT Artists  Beyond the Desk presents:

Salvatore Angelone, guitar/piano/vocals, performing songs about life in the modern world—friendship, love, work​—imagined through the changing seasons of a person's life.


Live via Zoom (details  below).


Performance starts at 12:00 noon, followed by short Q&A with the artist at 12:45PM.


We hope you will join us—please feel free to share this message widely within the MIT community.


Join via Zoom: https://mit.zoom.us/j/99882366918

(Meeting ID: 998-8236-6918)


NOTE: Participants will be directed to virtual waiting room until the performance begins. Sound will be muted upon entry; we request that you kindly remain muted, with your video off, for the duration of the performance, until the Q&A portion.  For best results, enter full screen view, pin video to Salvatore Angelone, hide non-video participants, and hide thumbnails of any participants who may have accidentally left their video on.


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Meridian Singers in Concert:  Wednesday, January 29, 2020,  Noon,  MIT Chapel


Join the Meridians, directed by Michael Barrett,  for their concert, “A Renaissance Sampler,” featuring music by such composers as Palestrina, Josquin des Prez, Victoria, and Taverner.

Click for cast photos, bios, and more show information.

Wednesday, March 11 at noon in the MIT Chapel

Amanda Casale and friends present Jekyll/Hyde

AMANDA CASALE (voice) loves Jekyll & Hyde and is so happy to sing alongside these wonderful humans.  Recent roles include Elle Woods (Legally Blonde - The Footlight Club), Kate (See Rock City & Other Destinations - Edinburgh Festival Fringe), and Natalie Goodman (Next to Normal - Boston Theater Dance Company).  Other favorites include Louise (Gypsy), Jo March (Little Women), Madeline Astor (Titanic), Wendla Bergman (Spring Awakening), and Claire (Ordinary Days).  While dabbling in all things music and theatre by night, Amanda works as a mathematician/analyst for MIT by day. She holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and Mathematics from Tufts University and a Masters in Statistics from Harvard University. Amanda is also regularly involved in CrossFit as a Level 1 Trainer, competes heavily in Spartan Races and other OCRs, and runs lots of local sound boards.


About the MIT Excellence Awards

See video of the 2019 awards

2020 MIT Excellence Awards  ** Postponed to June 2020. Exact date TBA**

An exhibit of artwork by MIT and Lincoln Lab artists 




Wednesday, March 25 at noon online: https://mit.zoom.us/j/798699435

Hilltop Sunset

Hilltop Sunset combines the universal language of music with the comprehensive knowledge of words to evoke a unique form of understanding and empathy. Personal stories of love, pain, politics, and self-improvement permeate his songs, which range from high-energy and emotional to slow and thoughtful. 


Wednesday, April 29 at noon in the MIT Chapel

Salvatore Angelone

Join us as ABD presents Salvatore Angelone with a program of folk and Americana music.
Traveling from spring into summer. What a perfect day to reflect on the winter behind us and the crystal blue days that lie ahead.

Wednesday, May 13 at noon in the MIT Chapel

The Meridian Singers

Wednesday, June 3 at noon in the MIT Chapel

Kristin Hall -  program of original songs

Kristin Hall is a masterful storyteller and longtime singer-songwriter, whose words and music combine to bring her audience along on her songs' journey. A local favorite, she is returning to the stage for the first time in a decade. Come and join the show for an experience that will delight and touch listeners.