James Madison University School of Music

October 2013 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 October 2013 calendar in printable format.

10/1 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Ensembles, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

10/3 | Thursday - JMU Student Ensemble - JMU Wind Symphony
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

10/4 | Friday - Master Class - Phil Vassar
Wilson Hall Auditorium, 1:30 - 2:45 pm, free

10/5 | Saturday - JMU Student Ensembles - Pops Concert
Convocation Center, 8:30 pm, $15 reserved seating
Experience this delightful and family friendly showcase of some of JMU’s finest music ensembles and faculty talent. This year’s Pops Concert will feature the JMU Steel Band, JMU Wind Symphony, JMU Chorale, JMU Brass Band and the
Marching Royal Dukes!

10/6 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensembles - KOR (Men's Choir) Evensong
under the direction of W. Bryce Hayes
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 5 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

10/8 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Ensembles, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

10/8 through 10/10 - Contemporary Music Festival
10/8 | Tuesday - Contemporary Music Festival Concert I - American Modern Ensemble
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student * MUS 195 CR

10/9 | Wednesday - Contemporary Music Festival Concert
Student Composers Concert, Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free * MUS 195 CR

10/9 | Wednesday - Contemporary Music Festival Concert II - New Currents
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$11 Adult | $10 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student * MUS 195 CR

10/10 | Thursday - Contemporary Music Festival Concert III - Distant Voices
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$11 Adult | $10 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student * MUS 195 CR

10/13 | Sunday - JMU Faculty Recital - A Benjamin Britten Celebration
Kevin McMillan, baritone | Gabriel Dobner, piano

Carrie Stevens, mezzo-soprano | Carl Donakowski, cello
Forbes Recital Hall, 2 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 10/13 | Sunday - Special Event - The United States Air Force Band

10/14 | Monday - Guest Jazz Artists - Snakeoil
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/15 | Tuesday - JMU Student Ensembles
Mid-semester Concert
featuring the Treble Chamber Choir under the direction of
W. Bryce Hayes, University Women's Chorus
under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, and the University Men's Chorus and Combined Choruses under the direction of W. Bryce Hayes
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/15 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Ensembles, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

10/15 & 10/16 - Special Event - A Tribute to Giuseppe Verdi
presented by The Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures & Cultures
in collaboration with the JMU School of Music
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 7:30 pm, free

10/16 - Visiting Scholar - Dr. Barry Long
Black Blowers of the Now: Jazz & Activism from King's Birmingham to Coltrane's Alabama
Music Building Room 142, 5 pm, free and open to the public

10/17 | Thursday - Special Event - JMU Africana Studies conference presents a unique concert/media experience: Barry Long's "Freedom in the Air."
Barry Long, trumpet | David Pope, saxophone | Josh Davis, bass | Robert Jospé, drums
Memorial Hall Auditorium, 7 pm, free

10/19 | Saturday - 36th Annual JMU Parade of Champions
Bridgeforth Stadium, all day, $15 general admission | $10 senior citizens (62+) & students
Tickets may be purchased at the door.
The Marching Royal Dukes perform at 12:45 pm and 10:45 pm!

10/20 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Mun Fei Chor, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 1 pm, free

10/20 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Aaron Hill, oboe
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free  

** NOTE THE TIME CHANGE **10/21 | Monday - JMU Studio Recital
Vocal students of Dorothy Maddison, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm, free

10/22 | Tuesday - JMU Symphonic Band 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

10/22 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Ensembles, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

10/23 | Wednesday - JMU Faculty Recital - Michele Kirkdorffer, oboe | Lori Piitz, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/24 | Thursday - JMU Student Ensemble - Flute Choir
Students of Beth Chandler
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6:30 pm, free * MUS 195 CR

10/24 | Thursday - JMU Faculty Recital - Eric Ruple, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/26 | Saturday - JMU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert McCashin
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/27 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Priscila Oliveira, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 1 pm, free

10/27 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Ayn Balija, viola
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free

10/27 | Sunday - JMU Student Ensembles - Madison Singers & Chorale
under the direction of Jo-Anne Van der Vat-Chromy
Forbes Concert Hall, 7 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student * MUS 195 CR

10/29 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Ensembles, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

10/30 | Wednesday - JMU Student Ensemble - JMU Wind Symphony
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

10/31 | Thursday - Master Class with Guest Artist Sheila Jordan
Music Building Room 142, 11 am, free and open to the public

 

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