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an extraordinary community of musical artists, scholars, and educators

Andrew McNair shares his experiences in choosing the Texas State School of Music and appreciation for our donors who support our students educational needs that have made it possible for him to attend.

Upcoming Events

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Ensemble: Guitar Ensemble Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents Guitar Ensemble Recital, directed by Mr. Mark Cruz
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available on weeknights after 5 p.m. at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  (Attentio students enrolled in the Department Recital: This is a MAROON event). 

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Latin Music Studies Ensemble: Noche de Mariachi

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

Latin Music Studies Ensemble Series presents Noche de Mariachi
7:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Mariachi Nueva Generación (MNG) became a class at Texas State University in the fall of 1997. MNG is dedicated to the study and performance of all genres associated with mariachi, including, among others, the son, the huapango, the bolero, and the polka.

Since its creation, Texas State Mariachi Nueva Generación has established itself as one of the leading university mariachis in Texas. The group maintains a  busy schedule of performance both on and off campus and in all surrounding cities. MNG also engages students from all over Texas through workshops and clinics.

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 and near Evans Auditorium.  The fee may be paid at the kiosk located on the lowest level of the garage.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).


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Student Recital: Flute Studio Recital

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

Student Recital Series presents Flute Studio Recital, featuring students of Dr. Adah Jones
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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 fee may be paid at the kiosk located on the lowest level of the garage.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).


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Student Recital: Kerry Burkhart, Senior Jazz Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Kerry Burkhart, Senior Jazz Recital
8:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Kerry is a student of Mr. Russell Scanlon.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available after 5pm on weeknights at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  The fee is payable at the kiosk on the first level of the garage for those without University parking permits.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).

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Stars At Night Faculty Showcase

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window) To order tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Stars At Night Faculty Showcase presents a TXST faculty performance of solo and chamber music
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

TXST performance faculty will present a variety of European and American vocal and instrumental chamber music of 18th through 21st centuries, curated by Prof. Todd Oxford.

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com or at the door.  The ticket booth opens 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  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 GOLD event).


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Student Recital: Percussion Studio Recital (Klier)

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Percussion Studio Recital, featuring students of Ms. Kari K                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    lier
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 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 floor of the garage.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).  


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Ensemble: TXST Jazz Lab Band Concert

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window) To order tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TXST Jazz Lab Band Concert
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com or at the door.  The ticket booth will open 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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Musicians Forum

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

The School of Music presents Musicians Forum: Gunnery Sgt Robert Marroquin, Musician Placement Director, United States Marine Music Program-Southwest
6:15 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Musicians Forum offers opportunities for music students to explore and be exposed to issues, ideas and information relevant to their careers as performing artists, teachers, composers and producers.  Musicians Forum features a variety of topics, guest speakers, multimedia and audience participation.  (Tonight's session will not precede a Somos Musicos Student Performance due to the Stars at Night performance at the Performing Arts Center starting at 7:30pm)  Coordinators of the series, School of Music Director Thomas Clark and Senior Lecturer Gordon Jones, select relevant musicianship topics and serve as moderators.

Open to the public.  No advance reservations required.  Seating will begin at least 15 minutes prior to the program on a first come, first serve basis; Fee-based parking is available at Pleasant Street Garage, across the street from the Music Building. (Attention students enrolled in the Departmental Recital course: This is a GOLD event).


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Stars At Night Guest Artists: Attacca String Quartet

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window) To order tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Stars At Night Guest Artist Series presents: Attacca String Quartet
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

The acclaimed Attacca String Quartet continues its semi-annual residencies at Texas State: Amy Schroeder and Keiko Tokunaga, violin, Nathan Schram, viola, Andrew Yee, cello 

First Prize winners of the 7th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, top prize winners and Listeners’ Choice Award recipients in the 2011 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, and winners of the Alice Coleman Grand Prize at the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition in 2006. They were formed at the Juilliard School in 2003, and made their professional debut in 2007 as part of the Artists International Winners Series in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com or at the door. The ticket booth opens 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  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 GOLD event).

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Student Recital: Matt Wood, Senior Euphonium Recital

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

Student Recital Series presents Matt Wood, Senior Euphonium Recital
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Matt is a student of Mr. Raul Rodriguez.

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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Ensemble: TXST Chamber Orchestra with Attacca String Quartet

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Recital Hall
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window) To order tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents TXST Chamber Orchestra, directed by Dr. Carolyn Watson with special guests, members of the Attacca String Quartet
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com or at the door.  The ticket booth will open 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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Youth Outreach: TXST String Project Fall Concert

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

Youth Outreach Programs presents String Project Fall Concert
2:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Featuring performances by students of the community who participate in the TXST String Project, which offers affordable string instruction for children in the San Marcos area in grades K-5.

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 and near Evans Auditorium.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event).


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Student Recital: Khadija Zakavi, Senior Oboe Recital

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

Student Recital Series presents Khadija Zakavi, Senior Oboe Recital
2:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Khadija is a student of Dr. Ian Davidson.

Free admission 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: Double Reed Concert

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 Double Reed Concert
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

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: Francis Nieves, Senior Voice Recital

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

Student Recital Series presents Francis Nieves, Senior Voice Recital
4:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Francis is a student of Dr. Richard Novak.

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: Yu-Hua Chiu, Graduate Piano Recital

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

Student Recital Series presents Yu-Hua Chiu, Graduate Piano Recital
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Yu-Hua is a student of Dr. Kyung-Ae Lee.

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 Recital Hall. (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event). 

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Ensemble: TXST University Orchestra Holiday Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST University Orchestra Holiday Condert, diirected by Dr. Carolyn Watson
7:30 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 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: Bailey Galindo, Junior Voice Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Student Recital Series presents Bailey Galindo, Junior Voice Recital
8:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Bailey is a student of Ms. Michelle Hache.

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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Student Recital: Payton White, Senior Jazz Recital

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

Student Recital Series presents Payton White, Senior Jazz Piano Recital
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Payton is a student of Mr. Hank Hehmsoth.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available in 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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