James Madison University School of Music

February 2014 Events

For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here: The Forbes Center for the Performing Arts or call the box office (540) 568-7000.

Please check the Concert Hotline (540-568-3481) for venue and time changes. Also check our Workshops & Events Page.

Click here to download the Febuary 2014 calendar in printable format.

2/2 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Ayn Balija, viola
Forbes Recital Hall, 1 pm, free

2/2 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensemble - Steel Band
under the direction of Michael Overman
Music Building Room 108, 2 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

2/2 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensembles - Treble Chamber Choir Evensong
under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 5 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

2/2 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Joel Collier, euphonium
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free

2/3 | Monday - JMU Faculty Recital - Carl Donakowski, cello | Lori Piitz, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

2/4 | Tuesday - Guest Artist Master Class: David Thornton, euphonium
Forbes 1115, 8 pm, free

2/5 | Wednesday - Guest Artist Recital: David Thornton, euphonium
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free

2/6 & 2/7 | Thursday & Friday - Masterpiece Season - Opera Spotlight
Students from the JMU Opera Theater perform songs and scenes from the world’s greatest operas.
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$13 Adult | $12 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student * MUS 195 CR

2/7 | Friday - Guest Artist - Thomas Florio, baritone | Tracy S. Reed, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 1:25 pm, free

2/8 | Saturday - School of Music Auditions, all day

2/9 | Sunday - JMU Faculty Recital - Sue Barber, bassoon | David Norfrey, piano
with Janice L. Minor, clarinet
Forbes Recital Hall, 2 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

2/9 | Sunday - DMA Recital - David Hill, piano
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 4 pm, free

2/9 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Elsy Gallardo-Diaz, conducting
Forbes Concert Hall, 7 pm, free

2/10 | Monday - Guest Artist Master Class - U.S. Langley Air Force Band:
Heritage Brass

Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 1:30 pm, free and open to the public

2/11 | Tuesday - Guest Artist - Andrew Pelletier, horn
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $10 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 2/12 | Wednesday - JMU Student Composers Concert

**POSTPONED to Feb 19** 2/13 | Thursday - Guest Diversity Artist - Omer Avital, composer & jazz virtuosic bassist
A hybrid of Middle Eastern & North African music with current cutting-edge American Jazz
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $10 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 2/15 | Saturday - JMU Madison Singers & Chorale

2/16 | Sunday - Masterpiece Season - Really Inventive Stuff
with the JMU Opera Theater under the direction of Don Rierson
Forbes Concert Hall, 2 pm; $16 - $17

2/16 | Sunday - Special Event - JMU Chorale & Symphony Orchestra
National Presbyterian Church, Washington D.C., 4 pm, no admission charge

2/17 | Monday - School of Music Auditions, all day

**POSTPONED to Sat., March 1 ** 2/18 | Tuesday - JMU Treble Chamber Choir

2/19 | Wed - Guest Diversity Artist: Omer Avital, composer & jazz virtuosic bassist
Masterclass: Jazz Composition & Improvisation - Music Bldg Room 108, 3:30 - 4:45 pm
free and open to the public
Concert: A hybrid of Middle Eastern & North African music with current cutting-edge American Jazz; Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $10 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

2/21 | Friday - JMU Student Ensemble - 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

2/22 - Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association All-State Auditions
Forbes Center / Music Building / Festival Center, 8 am - 4 pm, free
Click here for more information.

2/22 | Saturday - JMU Student Ensemble - Wind Symphony
under the direction of Stephen Bolstad
Forbes Concert Hall, 1:00 pm, free

2/23 | Sunday - Master Class - Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Forbes Concert Hall, 9:15 AM - noon, free

2/23 | Sunday - Masterpiece Season - Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
with Ryu Goto, violin
Forbes Concert Hall, 2 pm
$50 - $52 *MUS 195 CR

2/25 - 3/2 | Tuesday - Sunday - Masterpiece Season - All Shook Up
Tuesday - Friday @ 8 pm; Saturday @ 2 pm & 8 pm; Sunday @ 2 pm
Forbes Mainstage Theatre
$20 Adult | $18 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $13 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

2/26 | Wednesday - JMU Jazz Band under the direction of Dave Stringham and
JMU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chuck Dotas
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

2/28 | Friday - JMU Student Ensemble - Symphonic Band
under the direction of Steve Bolstad
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

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