James Madison University School of Music

April / May 2014 Events

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4/1 | Tuesday - JMU Student Ensembles - Bassoon Studio Recital
Students of Sue Barber
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free

4/4 | Friday - JMU Student Ensembles - Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band
An Evening of Premieres & Classics under the direction of Stephen Bolstad
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/5 | Saturday - Masterpiece Season - Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C.
A Concert benefitting the Valley AIDS Network
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$33 - $36 *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 4/6 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensemble - Camerata Strings

**CANCELLED** 4/6 | Sunday - Evensong: The Madison Singers

4/7 | Monday - JMU Student Ensembles - Chamber Winds I
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6:30 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/7 | Monday - JMU Faculty Recital - Beth Chandler, flute | Paulo Steinberg, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student * MUS 195 CR

4/8 | Tuesday - JMU Student Ensemble - Flute Choir
students of Beth Chandler
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6:30 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/8 | Tuesday - JMU Brass Band under the direction of Kevin Stees
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/9 | Wednesday - Carnege Hall Link Up Concert: JMU Symphony Orchestra
under the direction of Robert McCashin travels to Lewisburg, West Virginia
Carnegie Hall Auditorium, performances at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm

4/10 | Thursday - Masterpiece Season - An Evening with Branford Marsalis
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$48 - $50 *MUS 195 CR

4/12 | Saturday - Special Event - JMU Audition Clinic for Juniors 2014
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4/13 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensemble - JMU Chamber Orchestra
Forbes Recital Hall, 2 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/14 | Monday - JMU Student Ensembles - Chamber Winds II
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/14 - Special Event - Music Education Convocation with special guest
Dr. Kuo-Huang Han, an authority on Balinese Gamelan
Music Building Room 108, 6:10 pm, free

4/16 & 4/17 - Masterpiece Season - H.M.S. Pinafore
featuring the JMU Opera Theater under the direction of Don Rierson
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$15 Adult | $14 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $11 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/21 | Monday - JMU Student Ensembles - String Chamber Ensembles I
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/22 | Tuesday - JMU Student Ensemble - JMU Jazz Ensemble
under the direction of Chuck Dotas and JMU Jazz Band
under the direction of David Stringham
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 4/23 | Wednesday - JMU Student Ensemble - JMU Jazz Band

4/24 | Thursday - JMU Student Ensembles - Student Composers Recital
students of Jason Haney and Eric Guinivan
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/25 | Friday - JMU Student Ensemble - Madison Singers & Chorale
under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy
Forbes Center Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/26 | Saturday - JMU Student Ensemble - Steel Band
under the direction of Michael Overman
Music Building Room 108, 12 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/27 | Sunday - Masterpiece Season - JMU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert McCashin with the Honors Concert Concerto Competition Winners
featuring Brahms Symphony No. 2
Forbes Concert Hall, 2 pm
$15 Adult | $14 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/27 | Sunday - Special Event - Spring Concert presented by JMU School of Music
and the Arts & Music Connection of Dayton
with
KOR - 14-voice a cappella male choir under the direction of W. Bryce Hayes featuring
works by Biebl, Childs, Tallis, spirituals and familiar hymns and
Michel Nirenberg, saxophone featuring Brazilian music
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 4 pm, free admission & refreshments

4/27 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensemble - Guitar Ensemble
under the direction of Keith Stevens
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 7 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/28 | Monday - JMU Vocal Studio Recital
students of Dorothy Maddison
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6:30 pm, free

4/28 | Monday - JMU Student Ensemble - Percussion Ensemble
under the direction of C. William Rice
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/29 | Tuesday - JMU Student Ensembles - String Chamber Ensembles II
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/30 | Wednesday - JMU Student Ensembles - University Chorus & Treble Chamber Choir under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy and W. Bryce Hayes
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

5/1 | Thursday - Special Event - Kodaly / Orff Concert
Music Building Room 108, 7 pm, free

5/2 | Friday - JMU Brass Band under the direction of Kevin Stees
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

5/4 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensembles - Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band
under the direction of Stephen Bolstad
Forbes Concert Hall, 2 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

5/4 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensembles - Concert Band & University Band
under the direction of Scott Rikkers
Forbes Concert Hall, 5 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

5/4 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensembles - Group Voice Musical Theatre Recital
Students of Scott Zane Smith
Music Building Room 142, 7 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

5/4 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensembles - Trombone Studio Recital
Students of Andrew Lankford
Forbes Center Room 1115, 7:30 pm, free

5/6 | Tuesday - Guest Ensemble - New Horizons Band under the direction of
William Dabback, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 7 pm, free

5/10 | Saturday - DMA Recital - Clement Acevedo, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 4 pm, free

5/11 | Sunday - DMA Lecture/ Recital - Priscila Oliveira, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free

* These concerts will provide attendance credit for MUS 195 for JMU students.