MUS 195 Events 2016

January | February | March | April | May


January 2016

1/14 | Thursday – Guest Artist – Corinne Stillwell, violin, Recital Hall, 8 pm;  *MUS 195 CR

1/17 | Sunday – Guest Ensemble - New Horizons Band under the direction of William Dabback, Recital Hall, 2 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

1/26 | Tuesday – Masterpiece Season - Bitches Brew, A Tribute to Miles Davis and Fusion Jazz with Robert Jospe & Inner Rhythm, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

NOTE THE TIME CHANGE: 1/29 | Friday – Special Event - Men’s Chorus Invitational, Concert Hall, 5 pm *MUS 195 CR

1/29 | Friday - Guest Artist - Robert Battey, cello, The Suites for Solo Cello of J.S. Bach, Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 7 pm, free *Mus 195 CR

1/30 | Saturday – Special Event - Double Reed Day, Recital Hall, 1:30 pm *MUS 195 CR

1/30 | Saturday – Special Event - Tromblowin’ Fest, Concert Hall, 7 pm *MUS 195 CR

February 2016

2/1 | Monday & 2/2 | Tuesday – Masterpiece Season - For Thee We Sing with Sonya Baker, opera singer, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/5 | Friday & 2/6 | Saturday – JMU Opera Spotlight, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/9 | Tuesday – Student Ensembles – JMU Jazz Ensemble & JMU Jazz Band: Fat Tuesday, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/13 | Saturday – Student Ensemble – JMU Steel Band, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 12 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/13 | Saturday – Guest Brass Band – Cory Band, Concert Hall, 2 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/16 | Tuesday - Contemporary Music Festival I – Virginia Sinfonietta with Stephen Hartke, composer, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/17 | Wednesday – Contemporary Music Festival – Student Composers, Recital Hall, 5 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/17 | Wednesday – Contemporary Music Festival II – Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/18 | Thursday - Contemporary Music Festival - Madison Modern Music Ensemble - Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 5 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

2/18 | Thursday - Contemporary Music Festival III, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/19 | Friday - Guest Artist – Kevin Class, piano, Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

2/20 | Saturday – Guest Artist – Pablo Mahave-Veglia, cello, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/21 | Sunday – Student Ensembles – Selections from Mendelssohn’s Elijah with The Madison Singers, JMU Chorale & JMU Symphony Orchestra - Concert Hall, 2 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/22 | Monday – Student Ensemble – JMU Percussion Ensemble, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/23 | Tuesday – Faculty Recital – Wanchi, violin| Robert Koenig, piano | Chunyang Wang, double bass, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/23 | Tuesday – Student Ensembles – U Choruses, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/23 | Tuesday thru 2/28 | Sunday - Masterpiece Season – The Wild Party - Tuesday thru Friday @ 8 pm; Saturday @ 3 pm & 8 pm; Sunday @ 2 pm; Forbes Mainstage Theatre *MUS 195 CR

2/25 | Thursday – Masterpiece Season – Metropolitan Rising Opera Starts, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/26 | Friday – Student Ensemble – JMU Brass Band, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

2/27 | Saturday – Student Ensemble – JMU Wind Symphony, Concert Hall, 1 pm, free *MUS 195 CR


March 2016

3/1| Tuesday – Guest Artist – Danielle Talamantes, soprano | Gabriel Dobner, piano, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/1 | Tuesday – Student Ensemble – JMU Symphonic Band, under the direction of Stephen Bolstad, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/2 | Wednesday – Guest Artists – Eastern Trombone Quartet, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/3 | Thursday – Student/Faculty Ensemble – JMU Bach Aria Ensemble, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/15 | Tuesday – Faculty Recital – Casey Cangelosi, percussion, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/16 | Wednesday – Faculty Recital – David Pope, saxophone, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/17 | Thursday – Masterpiece Season – Danú, A St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/19 | Saturday – Special Event – Flute Fling! Guest Artist Recital - Jill Felber, flute | Robert Koenig, piano, Recital Hall, 1 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

3/19 | Saturday – Guest Artists – Argus Quartet, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/21 | Monday – Guest Artist - MeeAe Nam, soprano | Gabriel Dobner, piano, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

3/24| Thursday – Faculty Recital – Sue Barber, bassoon | Lori Piitz, piano, Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 8 pm, free *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED**  3/29 | Tuesday – Student Vocal Ensembles – Studio 309, students of Lucy Hoyt, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6 pm

3/29 | Tuesday – Student Vocal Ensembles – Studio 309, students of Dorothy Maddison, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

3/30 | Wednesday – Student Ensemble – JMU Brass Band, under the direction of Kevin Stees, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 3/31 | Thursday – Faculty Recital – Lori Piitz, piano

April 2016

4/2 | Saturday – Special Event – George West Jazz Festival with JMU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Chuck Dotas, Concert Hall, 4 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/3 | Sunday – Faculty Recital – Anastasia Christofakis, clarinet | Elizabeth G. Hill, piano, Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, 5 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

4/6 | Wednesday – Student Ensembles – Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band, under the direction of Stephen Bolstad, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/7 | Thursday – Faculty Recital – Carl Donakowski, cello | Gabriel Dobner, piano, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/8 | Friday - Masterpiece Season – Chick Corea & Béla Fleck, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/9 | Saturday – Student Ensembles – JMU Steel Band, under the direction of Michael Overman, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 12 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 4/9 | Saturday - Guest Jazz Artists - Claudia Quintet, Music Building Room 108, 8 pm

4/11 | Monday – Student Ensemble – JMU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Casey Cangelosi, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

**CANCELLED** 4/12 | Tuesday – Student Ensembles – JMU Chamber Winds I, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm

4/13 | Wednesday – Student Ensembles – JMU Chamber Winds II, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

4/14 | Thursday & 4/15 | Friday – Student Ensemble – Opera Spotlight – The Merry Widow, under the direction of Don Rierson, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/16 | Saturday - Faculty and Student Ensemble - Monticello Strings and Monticello Youth Strings with Wanchi, violin | Carl Donakowski, cello | Chunyang Wang, double bass, Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art, noon, free *MUS 195 CR

4/17 | Sunday – Student Ensemble – JMU Symphony Orchestra Honors Concert, under the direction of Robert McCashin, Concert Hall, 2 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/18 | Monday – Student Ensemble – JMU Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Keith Stevens, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6:30 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

4/18 | Monday – Faculty Recital – Beth Chandler, flute, Recital Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/19 | Tuesday - Student Ensembles - JMU String Chamber Ensembles I, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

4/20 | Wednesday – Masterpiece Season - Time for Three String Trio, Concert Hall, 8 pm; student tickets $15 *MUS 195 CR

4/21 | Thursday - Student Ensembles - String Chamber Ensembles II, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 6:30 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

4/21 | Thursday – Student Ensemble – JMU Brass Band under the direction of Kevin Stees, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/22 | Friday – Student Ensembles – The Madison Singers and JMU Chorale under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/24 | Sunday – Student Ensembles – JMU Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band under the direction of Stephen Bolstad, Concert Hall, 2 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/24 | Sunday – Student Ensembles – JMU Concert Band & University Band under the direction of Scott Rikkers, Concert Hall, 5 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/25 | Monday – Student Ensembles – JMU Student Composers Concert, students of Jason Haney and Eric Guinivan, Anthony-Seeger Auditorium, 8 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

4/26 | Tuesday – Student Ensembles – JMU Jazz Ensemble with Guest High School, under the direction of Chuck Dotas, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/27 | Wednesday – Student Ensemble – JMU Jazz Band, under the direction of Dave Stringham, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

4/28 | Thursday – Student Ensembles – U Choruses under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy and W. Bryce Hayes, Concert Hall, 8 pm *MUS 195 CR

May 2016

5/1 | Sunday – Student Ensembles – JMU Group Voice Musical Theatre Recital, students of Scott Z. Smith, Music Building Room 142, 6 pm; free *MUS 195 CR

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