James Madison University School of Music

April / May 2015 Events

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4/1 | Wednesday - JMU Student Ensembles - String Chamber Ensembles II
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

**Cancelled** 4/2 | Thursday - JMU Symphonic Band

4/6 | Monday - JMU Student Ensembles - Chamber Winds I
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/7 | Tuesday - Guest Artist - Daniel Levitov, cello
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/7 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Combos, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 7 - 9 pm, free

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

4/8 | Wednesday & 4/9 | Thursday - Masterpiece Season- Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience
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

4/11 | Saturday - DMA Recital - Ross Ahlhorn, trumpet
Forbes Recital Hall, 12 pm, free

4/11 | Saturday - JMU Steel Band under the direction of Michael Overman
Music Building Room 108, 1 pm, free

4/12 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Elayne Harris, percussion
Forbes Recital Hall, 1 pm, free

4/12 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Melia Garber, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free

4/12 | Sunday - Guest Artist - Shawn Hagen, horn
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 7:30 pm, free*

4/13 | Monday - Visiting Scholar - Dr. Judith Jellison, Mary D. Bold Regents Professor in Music and Human Learning, and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at The University of Texas at Austin will be visiting our campus as the recipient of a CVPA Visiting Scholar Award.
Lecture: Successful Music Learning for Children with Autism: What Do Teachers Need to Know and Do - 11:15 am - 12:05 pm Music Building B71
Music Education Convocation - Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn, 1:25 - 2:20 pm, Music Building Room 108
Visiting Scholar Presentation - Too Much Stuff, Not Enough Time: Essentials About Inclusion, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Harrison Hall Room 2105
All events are free and open to the public.
4/14 | Tuesday - Lecture: Successful Music Learning for Children with Autism: What Do Teachers Need to Know and Do - 9:30 - 10:20 am Music Building Rm 108
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4/14 | Tuesday - JMU Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Robert McCashin
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/14 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Combos, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 7 - 9 pm, free

4/16 | Thursday - JMU Student Ensembles - Chamber Winds II
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6:30 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/17 | 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

4/18 | Saturday - Special Event - JMU Audition Clinic for Juniors 2015
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4/19 | Sunday - Masterpiece Season - JMU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert McCashin with the Honors Concert Concerto Competition Winners
featuring Poulenc's Gloria
Forbes Concert Hall, 2 pm
$15 Adult | $14 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/19 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Aaron Agulay, voice
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free

**Cancelled**4/20 | Monday - JMU Guitar Ensemble under the direction of Keith Stevens

**Cancelled** 4/21 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Band under the direction of David Stringham

4/21 | Tuesday - Voice Studio 309 Concert - A Totally Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Program including the Opera The Impresario, students of Dorothy Maddison
orchestra conducted by Benjamin Bergey
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6 pm, free

4/22 | Wednesday - Art Gallery Concert Series featuring KOR (JMU men's choir),
professors David Pope, Bob Hallahan & Andy Connell
with Brazilian guest artist
Kay Lyra,
Duke Hall Art Gallery, 12:20 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

4/22 | Wednesday - JMU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chuck Dotas &
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

4/23 | Thursday - JMU Student Ensemble - The 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

4/24 | Friday - Special Event - Opera Scenes with students from the JMU Opera Guild
Otterbein United Methodist Church, 7 pm, free

4/25 | Saturday - Guest Artist - Luiz de Maura Castro, piano
performing music of Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt and Heitor Villa-Lobos
Duke Art Gallery, 4 pm, free

4/25 | Saturday - Masterpiece Season - Marimba Orchestra & Friends
with guest artists Andy Connell and Michael Overman
directed by C. William Rice; Forbes Concert Hall, 2 pm
$15 Adult | $14 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

4/26 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Melissa McCann, voice
Forbes Recital Hall, 1 pm, free

4/26 | 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

4/26 | Sunday - JMU 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

4/27 | 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

4/28 | Tuesday - 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

4/28 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Combos, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 7 - 9 pm, free

4/30 | Thursday - JMU Orff/Kodaly Ensemble
Music Building Room 108, 7 pm, free

4/30 | Thursday - JMU Student Composers Concert
students of Jason Haney and Eric Guinivan
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

5/2 | Saturday - DMA Recital - Wei Zhang, piano
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 1 pm, free

5/3 | Sunday - Show Choir Recital
Students of Scott Zane Smith
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 3 pm, free*

5/3 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Joel Collier, euphonium
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free

5/3 | Sunday - Group Voice Musical Theatre Recital
Students of Scott Zane Smith
Music Building Room 142, 6 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

5/8 | Friday - DMA Recital - Yu-Wen Chen, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 4 pm, free

5/8 | Friday - DMA Recital - Yining Jiang, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm, free

**Cancelled** 5/9 | Saturday - DMA Recital - Anne Manes, voice

5/9 | Saturday - DMA Recital - Mun Fei Chor, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 4 pm, free

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