Please check the Concert Hotline (540-568-3481) for venue and time changes.
JMU String Project Fall 2012 - Registration for instrumental lessons on violin, viola, 'cello, double bass, harp or guitar for returning and new students will be held on Wednesday, September 12, from 5:00 - 5:45 pm in Anthony-Seeger Auditorium. Students of all ages (including adults) are welcome to participate in our group classes and/or private lessons. Group classes begin on Monday, September 17, and will meet twice weekly on Monday's and Wednesday's between either 4:10-4:55 pm or 5:05-5:50 pm. For more information contact Dr. Lisa Maynard email@example.com or (540) 568-6465.
September 7 | Friday - Brazilian World Music Day
1:25 - 2:20 pm: Brazilian Guitar Workshop with Rogério Souza
Music Building Room 119, free and open to the public
2:30 - 4 pm: Symposium – Brazilian World Music Day
Music Building Room 204, free and open to the public
Anna Kobylski: “Entanglement of Cultural and Technical-Musical Complexities: An Analysis of Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1, Embolada”
Taylor Barnett: "Cannibalizing the 'King of Pop': Antropophagia in Caetano Veloso’s 'Billie Jean'.”
Kelly Wiedemann: "To the Classroom and Beyond: Music Education in the Hands of Heitor Villa-Lobos."
Heitor Villa-Lobos, “Dança do Indio Branco” - Gustavo Peterlevitz, piano
Ernesto Nazareth, “Odeon” - Paulo Steinberg, piano
Jacob do Bandolim, “Assanhado” or Pixinguinha, “Cochichando” - Michel Nirenberg, saxophone
8 pm: Rogério Souza concert - Forbes Recital Hall
Rogério Souza - guitar
Leonardo Lucini - bass
Alejandro Lucini – drums and percussion
Andy Connell – clarinet and saxophone
$12 Adult | $11 JMU Faculty / Staff / Senior (62+) | $5 JMU Student *MUS 195 CR
Brazilian Music Day is an online and live event offering thousands of links, videos, radio programs, historical essays, galleries, databases and discographies celebrating Brazilian music and culture. ARC is a not-for-profit archive, music library and research center located in New York City. The ARChive collects preserves and provides information on the popular music of all cultures throughout the world. Since 1985 our holdings have grown to more than two million sound recordings, making the ARChive the largest popular music collection in the world. (http://brazilianworldmusicday.wordpress.com)
October 15 | Monday - Music Education Convocation
David Myers, Visiting Scholar and Director of the School of Music at
the University of Minnesota
Music Building, 1:25 pm, free
November 5 | Monday - Music Education Convocation
Pedro Aponte, JMU Musicology Professor, preview of 2013 Sistema Trip
Music Building, 1:25 pm, free
January 11 | Friday - Master Class with Michael Boudewyns from Really Inventive Stuff
Forbes Studio Theatre, 4 - 5 pm, free
January 18 | Friday - Master Class with Wycliffe Gordon, jazz trombone
Music Building Room 108, 2:30 - 4 pm, free and open to the public
January 25 | Friday - Master Class with Mike Rayburn, guitar virtuoso & JMU Alumnus!
Forbes Center Concert Hall, 2 - 3:30 pm, free
February 5 | Tuesday - Master Class with Tommy Igoe
one of the world’s most prominent drummers and bandleaders, and member of
Birdland Big Band , Music Building Room 108, 3 - 4:30 pm, free and open to the public
February 6 | Wednesday - Guest Lecture - Douglas Hill, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin-Madison - Collected Thoughts on Teaching and Learning
This excellent presentation addresses the complex dynamics between teacher and student and how to cultivate a healthy, proactive, and rich learning environment.
Forbes Room 1115, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, free
JMU String Project classes resume Wednesday, February 13. Returning students should plan to go to their same class, time and location as in the fall unless emailed separately. Parents will be asked to complete the necessary enrollment forms and make payment at that time to the class teacher. The group fee will be $60.00. Students and parents wanting to register for private lessons can do so also on Wednesday (2/13/13) in the foyer outside Anthony Seeger Auditorium between 4:00 and 5:45 pm. Students/parents who are new to our program this semester should email: firstname.lastname@example.org to find out specific class information.
February 25 | Monday - Master Class with Chanticleer's Musical Director who will
work directly with The Madison Singers and KOR.
Forbes Concert Hall, 11:15 am - 12:40 pm, free
Residency: George Shirley, tenor
3/20 | Wednesday - Vocal Area Master Class, Music Building Room 142, 12:30 - 2:15 pm
3/21 | Thursday - Lecture: "The Molding of the Arts in America via the African American Experience: The Arduous Expedition from Sambo to Aida, Rodolfo, and Otello."
Taylor Room 405, 2:30 - 4 pm
3/22 | Friday - Vocal Area Master Class, Forbes Center Recital Hall, 1:25 - 3:30 pm
All events are free and open to the public.
Residency: David Grantham, composer
4/1 | Mon - Wind Symphony Rehearsal - Tuba Concerto & J'ai été au bal 3:30 - 4:50 PM
Symphonic Band Rehearsal - Southern Harmony & Lone Star Twister, 7:45 - 9:15 PM
4/2 | Tuesday - Southern Harmony & Lone Star Twister, 12:30 - 1:45 PM
Wind Symphony Rehearsal - Tuba Concerto & J'ai été au bal 7:45 - 10 PM
All rehearsals are in Forbes Concert Hall, free and open to the public
4/3 | Wednesday - Concert with featured soloist Kevin Stees, tuba
Forbes Concert Hall, 8 pm, $10 Adult | $8 JMU Faculty / Staff / Sr | $5 JMU St *MUS 195 CR
April 12 | Friday - Masterpiece Season - Paula Robison, flute
Forbes Center Concert Hall, 8 pm
$16 - $18 *MUS 195 CR
Please note: Paula Robison's Residency is being held this year in lieu of Flute Fling!. Please join us again in spring 2014 for Flute Fling 2014!
May, 2013 - JMU Spring String Thing
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