James Madison University School of Music

October 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 October 2014 calendar in printable format.

10/2 | Thursday - 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

10/3 | Friday - Visiting Scholar - Barry Green, bassist and author
Lecture & demos - The Inner Game of Music, Music Building
Call 540.568.6863 for more information.

10/4 | Saturday - Special Event - Jazz 4 Justice - JMU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chuck Dotas & JMU Jazz Band under the direction of Dave Stringham with JMU Faculty Andy Connell, Bob Hallahan and David Pope. This concert is in partnership with Virginia State Bar’s Diversity Conference, and benefits the Diversity Conference, Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc. and JMU’s School of Music scholarships. Musicians of all levels are encouraged to bring their instruments & join in a post-concert jam session in the Grand Lobby.
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$15 Adult / JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $10 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/5 | Sunday - JMU Treble Chamber Choir
under the direction of Bryce Hayes
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 5 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

10/6 | Monday - Music Education Convocation
with Dr. Jacqueline Henninger, Cultural Connections Artist in Residence
Music Building Room 108, 1:25 - 2:15 pm, free
Click here for more information and the complete schedule of events.

10/6 | Monday - Guest Artists - The Ghettoblaster Project: Recycled Noise Pollution & Interactive Electronics
Music Building Room 142, 6:30 pm, free

10/6 | Monday - Guest Artist - Jonah Kim, cello | Gabriel Dobner, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/7 | Tuesday - Guest Artists - Athenia Wind Ensemble with
Alison Brown Sincoff, flute | Michele Fiala, oboe | Matthew Morris, bassoon
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/7 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Combos, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 7 - 9 pm, free

10/8 | Wednesday - Guest Artist Master Class - Keith McClelland, bassoon with
Fay Swadley Adams, piano,
Forbes Recital Hall, 1:25 – 3 pm, free

10/9 | Thursday - Guest Artist - Daniel L. Ihasz, baritone | Gabriel Dobner, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/11 | Saturday - JMU Pops! Music from Stage and Screen
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
(beginning at 8:05 pm), JMU Symphony Orchestra,
JMU Chorale, JMU Brass Band and the Marching Royal Dukes!

10/13 | Monday - Visiting Scholar Lecture - Ed Sarath from University of Michigan
"The Music School of the Future: An Integral Vision”
Music Building Room 142, 12:30 - 1:15 pm, free

**CANCELLED** 10/13 | Monday - Guest Artist - Shawn Hagen, french horn

10/14 | Tuesday - Jazz Performance with Visiting Scholar - Ed Sarath, flugelhorn & the
JMU Jazz Faculty and Student Combos, Music Building Room 108, 7 - 8:30 pm, free

10/14 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Combos, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

10/14 | Tuesday - Guest Artist - Marianne Gedigian, flute
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $8 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/15 | Wednesday - JMU Faculty/Student Ensembles
Madison Modern Music Ensemble & Student Composers

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

10/17 | Friday - 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

10/18 | Saturday - 37th 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 2 pm and 10:30 pm!

10/19 | Sunday - JMU Faculty Recital - Kevin McMillan, baritone | Gabriel Dobner, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 2 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/19 | Sunday - DMA Lecture Recital - Matthew Brooks, conducting
Forbes Concert Hall, 7 pm, free

10/20 | Monday - Special Event - The United States Army Field Band: The Concert Band & The Soldiers’ Chorus
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm, free, general admission *MUS 195 CR
It is strongly suggested that you pick up your free ticket before the day of the concert at the Forbes Center Box Office as this concert is expected to sell out. You must be in your seat by 7:45 pm as any open seats will be given to a waiting list at that time.

10/21 | 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

10/21 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Combos, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 7 - 9 pm, free

10/24 | Friday - JMU Student Ensembles - Madison Singers & Chorale
under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy featuring
Michael Overman
performing Gene Koshinski's Concerto for Marimba & Choir
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student * MUS 195 CR

10/25 | Saturday - JMU Faculty Recital - Anastasia Christofakis, clarinet with
Elizabeth Hill, piano & Justin Page, cello
Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 5 pm, free*

10/26 | Sunday - JMU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert McCashin
Forbes Concert Hall, 2 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/26 | Sunday - DMA Recital - Yu-Wen Chen, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 5 pm, free

10/27 | Monday - JMU 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

10/28 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Combos, Artful Dodger, downtown Hburg, 7 - 9 pm, free

10/29 | Wednesday - JMU Faculty Ensemble - Monticello String Quartet
Wanchi, violin | Amadi Azikiwe, viola | Carl Donakowski, cello
with
Charles Castleman, guest violinist
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

10/30 | Thursday - 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

 

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