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Upcoming Events

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Student Recital: Violin Studio Recital (Bird)

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Violin Studio Recital featuring students of Paula Bird
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Free admission and open to the public. Fee-based parking is available after 5pm on weekdays at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  (Fee can be paid at the kiosk on the first level).  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Ensemble: TX State Jazz Ensemble

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Open to the public.  Tickets available in advance at txstatepresents.com or at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Ensemble: TX State Jazz Orchestra

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Jazz Orchestra, directed by Dr. Russell Haight
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Open to the public.  Tickets available in advance at txstatepresents.com or at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Piano Area Studio Recital #1

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Piano Area Studio Recital #1, featuring students of Dr. Jason Kwak, Dr. Daria Rabotkina and Dr. Kyung Ae Lee
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Free and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is s MAROON event).

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Ensemble: Saxophone Ensembles Concert

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents Saxophone Ensembles Concert, directed by Dr. Todd Oxford
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Free and open to the public.  Fee-based parking available in the Pleasant Street Garage, across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event). 

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Ensemble: TX State Concert Band

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Concert Band, directed by Mr. Matthew Holzner
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Open to the public. No ticket or reservation is required. Fee-based parking is available at the Pleasant Street Garage,near Evans Auditorium.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Guitar Studio Recital (Cruz)

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Guitar Studio Recital featuring students of Mr. Mark Cruz
8:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available on weeknights at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  The parking fee is payable at the kiosk located on the first level of the garage.  (Attention all students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).


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Student Recital: Aaron Wells, Junior Violin Recital|

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Aaron Wells, Junior Violin Recital
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Aaron is a student of Dr. Lynn Ledbetter.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is availabel at the Edward Gary Street Garage, which is located across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Piano Area Studio Recital #2

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Piano Area Studio Recital #2, featuring students of Dr. Jason Kwak, Dr. Daria Rabotkina, and Dr. Kyung Ae Lee
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Free and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Pleasant Street Garage, across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Camden Scarborough, Student Trombone Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Camden Scarborough, Student Trombone Recital: "A Farewell Performance"
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available after 5pm in the Pleasant Street Garaged, located across the street from the Music Building.  Parking fee is payable at the kiosk located on the bottom level of the garage.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Ensemble: TX State's Symphonic Winds and Wind Symphony Joint Concert

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Symphonic Winds and TX State Wind Symphony Joint Concert, directed by Dr. Kyle Glaser and Dr. Caroline Beatty
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Open to the public.  Tickets available in advance at txstatepresents.com or at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  Fee-based parking is available at the Pleasant Street Garage, near Evans Auditorium.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Ensemble: TX State Clarinet Choir

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512.245.3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Clarinet Choir, directed by Dr. Vanguel Tangarov
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Open to the public.  No tickets or reservations required. Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Senior Recital: John Sheeran, Senior Percussion Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents John Sheeran, Senior Percussion Recital
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

John is a student of Mr. Robert Lopez.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available starting at 5pm on Friday nights in the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building. (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).


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Ensemble: TX State Chorale, Merge Dance Company: "Les Noces"

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
tbd
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Chorale and Merge Dance Company, with 4 Faculty Pianists and Percussion Ensemble: Igor Stravinsky's "Les Noces"
First performance of two
TX State Chorale directed by Dr. Joey M. Martin, Merge Dance Company directed by Shay Ishii and Percussion Ensemble directed by Kari Klier
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre

Open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Eric M. Puente, Senior Percussion Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Eric M. Puente, Senior Percussion Recital
12:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall

Eric is a student of Dr. Genaro Gonzalez.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Anna Cullnane, Graduate Violin Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Anna Cullnane, Graduate Violin Recital
2:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Anna is a student of Dr. Lynn Ledbetter.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, located across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Matthew Flores, Senior Trombone Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Matthew Flores, Senior Trombone Recital
2:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Matthew is a student of Dr. Martin McCain.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Jordan LePage, Junior Violin Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Jordan LePage, Junior Violin Recital
4:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Jordan is a student of Ms. Paula Bird.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, which is located across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Juan Mago, Senior Percussion Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Juan Mago, Senior Percussion Recital
4:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Juan is a student of Ms. Kari Klier.

Free admission and open to the public. Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, located across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event). 

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Student Recital: Niki Lopez, Senior Saxophone Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Niki Lopez, Senior Saxophone Recital
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Niki is a student of Dr. Todd Oxford.

Open to the public.  No tickets or reservations required. Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Piano Area Chamber Recital

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Piano Area Chamber Recital
6:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, which is located across the street from the Music Building and near Evans Auditorium. (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).


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Student Recital: Echoe Burkhart, Senior Trombone Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Echoe Burkhart, Senior Trombone Recital
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Echoe is a student of Professor Charles Hurt.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Ensemble: TX State Chorale and Merge Dance Company: "Les Noces" (Performance #2)

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
tbd
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Chorale and Merge Dance Company, with 4 Faculty Pianists and Percussion Ensemble: Igor Stravinsky's "Les Noces"
Second performance of two
TX State Chorale directed by Dr. Joey M. Martin, Merge Dance Company directed by Shay Ishii and Percussion Ensemble directed by Kari Klier
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre

Open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Voice Studio Recital (Worthington)

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512.245.3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Voice Studio Recital featuring students in the studio of Dr. Oliver Worthington
2:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Open to the public.  No reservation or ticket is requred.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Daniel Kerwood, Junior Jazz Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Daniel Kerwood, Junior Jazz Recital
2:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Daniel is a student of Morris Nelms.

Free and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention: Students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Guest Artist: Sarah Tucker, soprano

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Guest Artist Series presents Sarah Tucker, soprano soloist
3:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theater in the Performing Arts Center

Alumnus Sarah Tucker returns to TX State at a time when her career is starting to "take off" to sing a fundraiser recital for the the Choral/Vocal/Opera area.  She is a soprano soloist for Les Noces, and just finished singing Pamina in Die Zauberflote in Arizona, following a role at the San Francisco Opera. 

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Student Recital: TX State Flute Studio Final Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents TX State Flute Studio Final Recital, featuring students of Dr. Adah Jones
4:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Free and open to the public.  Fee=based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Mijung An, Graduate Piano Recital

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Mijung An, Graduate Piano Recital
4:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Mijung is a student of Dr. Daria Rabotkina.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, which is located across the street from the Music Building and near Evans Auditorium.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Ensemble: TX State Jazz Combo Concert

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TX State Jazz Combo Concert, directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick, Mr. Morris Nelms and Mr. Butch Miles
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Free and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Yoonji (Annie) Ahn and Rebeckah Barnett, Joint Student Piano Recital

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Yoonji (Annie) Ahn and Rebekah Barnett, Joint Student Piano Recital
6:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Annie and Rebekah are students of Dr. Jason Kwak.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, which is located across the street from the Music Building and near Evans Auditorium).  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: John Davis, Senior Percussion Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents John Davis, Senior Percussion Recital
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

John is a student of Ms. Kari Klier.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building. (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).


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Student Recital: Michael Johnson, Graduate Bass Trombone Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Michael Johnson, Graduate Bass Trombone Recital
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Michael is a student of Dr. Martin McCain.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, located across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Student Recital: Cambrey Willhelm, Senior Voice Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Cambrey Willhelm, Senior Voice Recital
8:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Cambrey is a student of Dr. Oliver Worthington.

Free admission and open to the public.  Free parking is available on weekends in the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Ensemble: Mariachi Linse de Oro

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents Mariachi Linse de Oro, directed by Mr. Antonio Briceno
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUs 236)

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available in the Pleasant Street Parking Garage, which is located across the street from the Music Building.


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Stars At Night: Emil Richards, vibraphone

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Please note: The date of this event has changed (from April 18) since it was first posted

Stars At Night Concert Series presents Emil Richards, vibraphone, with jazz faculty artists Morris Nelms, piano, Utah Hamrick, bass and Butch Miles, drums
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

As a studio musician in Los Angeles, Emil Richards is known as one of the most desirable percussionists in jazz, rock and other popular music and was called on to play in countless movie and television soundtracks. He started playing xylophone when he was six and, while still in tenth grade, Richards played with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. After graduating from the Hartt School of Music, he played in an Army band in Japan with Toshiko Akiyoshi. Richards later worked with Charles Mingus, Willie Ruff, Ed Shaughnessy, Ed Thigpen, George Shearing's Quintet, Paul Horn, Jimmy Witherspoon, and many others. In the early-to-mid 1960's, Richards co-led the Hindustani Jazz Sextet with Don Ellis. Also a member of Stan Kenton's Neophonic Orchestra, he toured with both Frank Sinatra and Frank Zappa in the 1970's.

Open to the public.  Tickets available in advance at txstatepresents.com or at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a GOLD event).

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TX State Community Youth Outreach: Hill Country Youth Chorus, "Spring Sing!"

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

TX State Community Youth Outreach Program presents Hill Country Youth Chorus, "Spring Sing!" directed by Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer
6:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Free and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, across the street from the Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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