James Madison University School of Music

SEPTEMBER 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 September 2013 calendar in printable format.

9/7 | Saturday - Guest Artist - Rogério Souza, guitar
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

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

9/11 | Wednesday - JMU Faculty Recital - David Pope, saxophone | Lori Piitz, piano
Forbes Recital Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

9/14 | Saturday - Special Event - Jazz 4 Justice - JMU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chuck Dotas 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

9/15 | Sunday - JMU Faculty Recital - Wanchi, violin | Amadi Azikiwe, viola
with Cynthia Thompson & Kate Trammell, dancer / choreographer
Celebration of Selected J.S. Bach  Sonata and Partitas for Solo violin
and Bohuslav Martinu
Forbes Recital Hall, 7 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

9/16 | Monday - Master Class - Justin Kolb
Entrepreneurism, Community Engagement, Self Promotion and How the business of teaching and/or performing really works. Open to CVPA faculty and students, free
Forbes Recital Hall, 12:45-2:15 pm and 3:30-5:00 pm

9/16 | Monday - JMU Faculty Recital - The Bulgarian Trombone
Andrew Lankford, trombone | Amy Robertson, piano

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

9/17 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Ensembles, Artful Dodger downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

9/20 | Friday - JMU Faculty & Student Ensemble - Harmoniemusik under the direction of Stephen Bolstad with Beth Chandler, flute | Aaron Hill, oboe
Janice L. Minor, clarinet | Sue Barber, bassoon | Ian Zook, horn | Chris Carrillo, trumpet

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

9/20 & 21 - 13th Annual JMUACDA Choral Fest!
9/21 | Saturday - Choral Concert
- Forbes Concert Hall, 4 pm
Featuring the James Madison University Chorale and 8 participating area high schools
to build a choir of over 225 voices! with Guest Conductor Dr. Maria Guinand
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

9/22 | Sunday - JMU Steel Band under the direction of Michael Overman
Music Building Room 108, 2 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

9/23 | Monday - Music Education Convocation with Visiting Scholar Judy Bowers
Music Building Room 108, 1:25 - 2:15 pm, free and open to the public
Required event for all Music Education students
Lecture - Creating Community Service Through University Partnerships
Harrison Hall Room 2105, 7:30 pm, free and open to the public

9/24 | Tuesday - JMU Brass Band under the direction of Kevin Stees
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5JMU Student *MUS 195 CR

9/24 | Tuesday - JMU Jazz Ensembles, Artful Dodger downtown Hburg, 8 - 9 pm, free

9/25 | Wednesday - International Week Performance - Borders & Boundaries
This performance is presented by the Staunton Music Festival in cooperation with the Office of International Programs and faculty from the School of Music.
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm, free, no ticket required *MUS 195 CR
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9/27 | Friday - Workshop featuring Amadou Kouyate
The Jazz African Music Connection

Music Building Room 142, 10:10 - 11 AM, free
Performance - noon at The Commons (rain location - Transitions, Warren Hall)

9/28 | Saturday - Masterpiece Season - Patti LuPone: COULDA, WOULDA, SHOULDA...played that role | Conceived and directed by Scott Witman | Directed by Joseph Thalken with JMU Symphony Orchestra & students from JMU Musical Theatre
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm
$59 Adult | $57 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior / Student *MUS 195 CR

9/29 | Sunday - JMU Faculty Recital - Carrie Stevens, mezzo-soprano
Gabriel Dobner, piano
Lullabies?...and Life Lessons; Forbes Recital Hall, 2 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 majors.