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Stars At Night Guest Artists: Low and Lower

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 Low and Lower, Brooks Whitehouse, cello and Paul Sharpe, bass
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Cellist Brooks Whitehouse and bassist Paul Sharpe bring artistry, virtuosity, and satire to the duo genre, creating and commissioning works using their two voices, a sense of humor and a touch of theater.  They have inspired new works by Joshua Davis, John Allenmeier, Bruce Tippette and Chin-chu Hu.  They have performed on WGBH Boston, at the Arizona MusicFest, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the University of Michigan. Both teach at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

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, 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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Ensembles: TXST Choral Collage

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) 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 Choral Collage, featuring performances by all TXST choral ensembles
Directors: Dr. Joey M. Martin, Dr. Jonathan Babcock, Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer and Mr. Craig Aamot
3:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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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Ensemble: TXST Jazz Ensemble 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 Ensemble, directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick
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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Ensemble: TXST Symphony Orchestra 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) 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 Symphony Orchestra Concert, directed by Dr. Carolyn Watson
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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 Pleasant Street Garage, across the street from the Music Building (and close to 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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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, directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick
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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Guest Lecture: Dr. Laurel Zeiss, opera historian

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

Words about Music: Distinguished Lecture Series in Musicology presents Dr. Laurel Zeiss, opera historian
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Laurel E. Zeiss is Director of Graduate Studies for the Baylor University School of Music and an Associate Professor of Music History. Zeiss earned her PhD in Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MA from UNC, and a BM (Voice) from Greensboro College. Baylor University honored her with an Outstanding Professor Award in 2013. In 2015, she was named a Baylor Fellow, a program that recognizes a select group of faculty who demonstrate excellence and creativity in teaching. Other honors include being the opening speaker at the British Library’s celebrations of Mozart’s 250th Birthday (2006), speaking at the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center (2015), and a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Centre for Opera Research at the University of Sussex (2011). Zeiss has published her research in The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies, the Cambridge Opera Journal, and The Journal of Singing. She also has contributed essays to several edited collections, including Taste in the Eighteenth Century: Aesthetics and the Senses. Her book, Engaging Opera, is forthcoming.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available on weeknights after 5pm in the Pleasant Street Garaged, 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 GOLD event). 

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Ensemble: TXST Concert Band and Symphonic Winds 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) 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 a Joint Concert of TXST Concert Band and Symphonic Winds
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

The Texas State Concert Band, conducted by Mr. Matthew Holzner, meets in both the fall and spring semesters and is open to all students. Membership in the Concert Band consists of both music and non-music majors.

The Texas State Symphonic Winds, conducted by Dr. Kyle Glaser, is comprised of both music and non-music majors and performs the finest classic and contemporary literature for win

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 Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building and near Evans Auditorium. The fee may be paid at the kiosk which is loacted on the lowest level of the garage. (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a MAROON event). 

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Ensemble: TXST Wind Symphony 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) 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 Wind Symphony Concert, directed by Dr. Caroline Beatty
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Join us for the World Premiere of Machine Become Music by Texas State University composition professor Michael Ippolito!   The program will also include March for the Sultan Abdul Medjid by Gioacchino Rossini, Emblems by Aaron Copland, and "Now All Lies Under Thee" from Symphony No. 9 by David Maslanka.

The Texas State Wind Symphony is comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion majors at the university as selected by audition. The ensemble is dedicated to the performance of the finest wind band repertoire whether contemporary or traditional.

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 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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CANCELLED - Latin Music Studies Ensembles: Salsa Night

Location:
Off Campus; Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
Cost:
Free admission for 21 years and over; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year olds
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

The Latin Music Studies area presents Salsa Night
9:30 p.m. until midnight
Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX 78666

The Latin Music Studies area at Texas State University is proud to present another "Salsa on the Square" event.  Performers include TXST's salsa ensembles: Salsa del Rio and Orquesta del Rio.  Admission limited to those who are 18 yrs and up; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year-olds; no cover charge for those 21 and up.  Come join us at the Stonewall Warehouse for an exciting evening of Salsa music and dance.  (Attention students enrolled in the  Department Recital Course: This is a "WILD CARD" event).


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CANCELLED - Faculty Artist: Mark Anthony Cruz, guitar

Location:
Music Building (MUS); 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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Faculty Artist Series presents Mark Anthony Cruz, guitar
6:00 p.m.
Muisic Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Mark Anthony Cruz earned his M.M. in guitar performance at Southwest Texas State University (not Texas State University) where he is now professor of guitar.

As a composer, Cruz has been published by Shawnee Press, Soundboard Magazine, MelBay and Clear Note Publications while managing his own company, MAC Publications. He was the first prize-winner of the Austin Classical Guitar Society sponsored composition competition in 2006, '07, ’08 and in ‘10. He has received several commissions from large institutions, DMA students and private artists. Mr. Cruz’s Triptych for solo guitar has been performed internationally by guitar virtuoso, Adam Holzman. Such notable artists as the Presti Trio, TxGQ and the Hanser/McClellan Duo have also performed his work in addition to numerous high schools and universities across the country and abroad.

As a performer, Cruz placed 1st in the 2013 Winfield International Fingerstyle Competition. He was a feature artist at the Eastfield Guitar Festival in Dallas, TX in 2008; Classical Minds Guitar Festival in Houston, TX in 2009 and ’14; Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival and Competition in 2014 and at Isaac Bustos’ Houston Classical Guitar Workshop in 2016. Five of Cruz's CDs have been featured on the internationally syndicated radio program Classical Guitar Alive hosted by Tony Morris. Two of his all-original Cds received positive reviews in the scholarly periodical, Soundboard.

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com or at the door.  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 a kiosk located on the bottom level of the garage.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a GOLD event).

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Ensemble: TXST Horn Ensemble

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Horn Ensemble Concert:
Music for Small Horn Ensembles", directed by Dr. Caroline Steiger
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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 Jazz Orchestra 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 Orchestra Concert, directed by Dr. Keith Winking
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 in the Edward Gary Street Garage, which is located across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in 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
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.  Each session begins at 6:15pm and precedes a Somos Musicos! student concert at 7:30 p.m.  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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Somos Musicos

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 Somos Musicos
7:30 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances.

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 Departmental Recital course: This is a RED event). 


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Guest Artist Recital: Sergio Pallottelli, flute

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

Guest Artist Series presents Sergio Pallottelli, flute
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Houston-based flutist Sergio Pallotelli, holds degrees from the Verdi Conservatory of Music in Milan, University of Utah and Yale School of Music. He tours extensively in Europe, South America and the US and will be joining the faculty at the Longy School of Music in Boston in Fall 2017. Pallotelli's recitals are multi-faceted as he searches for innovative programs that include standard pieces mixed with his own transcriptions adapting works from string and wind repertoire. In the summers, he teaches and performs at the Zodiac Festival in France and Flauti al Castello in Italy.

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, 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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Ensemble: Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

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

Ensemble Series presents Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble Recital, directed by Mr. Raul Rodriguez
4:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available 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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Music Advisement Presentation

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

This event is NOT open to the public

An important Music Advisement Presentation will be made by the Music Advisors, Ms. Debra Sowards and Ms. Katrhyn Smiley and Admin Assistant, Ms. Krystyn Jensen

Attendance at this presentation is MANDATORY for ALL UNDERGRADUATE MUSIC MAJORS (Bring your TX State ID Card to register your attendance).

6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Evans Auditorium

 

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Faculty Artist: Paula Bird, violin

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

Faculty Artist Series presents Paula Bird, violin
8:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Paula E. Bird, an accomplished violinist and pianist, received her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law, her M.M. from Texas State University, and is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio. She also studied music performance (violin and piano) at Temple University in Philadelphia with Helen Kwalwasser and Marian Filar, where Bird received the Dean's Outstanding Achievement Award.

A former member of the prestigious Artisan Quartet, Bird currently performs as a member of the first violin section of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, and she serves as Associate Concertmaster and Master Class Clinician with the Sunriver Music Festival in Oregon. Paula currently teaches chamber music, applied violin, and Mariachi violin sectionals at Texas State University and is a founding member of the TreSorelle Trio and Piano Quartet as well as a frequent performer with the Faculty Chamber Players.

 In addition to her responsibilities with Texas State University, Bird is a faculty member of the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio summer camp and served as the Director of the former Texas State University Suzuki String Institute.

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com or at the door.  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 a kiosk located on the bottom level of the garage.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a GOLD event).

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Opera Theater: Turn of the Screw

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
$15* Adults/$8* Students, Senior Citizens & military (with ID) (*plus $2 handling fee per ticket purchased on-line or at the door)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

TXST Opera Theater presents "Turn of the Screw"
Directed by Josh Miller
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Based on Henry James' classic novella, Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw" is a true operatic-ghost story.

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 MAROON event).


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Opera Theater: Turn of the Screw

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
$15* Adults/$8* Students, Senior Citizens & military (with ID) (*plus $2 handling fee per ticket purchased on-line or at the door) To purchase tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

TXST Opera Theater presents "Turn of the Screw"
Directed by Josh Miller
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Based on Henry James' classic novella, Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw" is a true operatic-ghost story.

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 MAROON event).


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Opera Theater: Turn of the Screw

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
$15* Adults/$8* Students, Senior Citizens & military (with ID) (*plus $2 handling fee per ticket purchased on-line or at the door). To order tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

TXST Opera Theater presents "Turn of the Screw"
Directed by Josh Miller
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Based on Henry James' classic novella, Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw" is a true operatic-ghost story.

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 MAROON event).


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Opera Theater: Turn of the Screw

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
$15* Adults/$8* Students, Senior Citizens & military (with ID) (*plus $2 handling fee per ticket purchased on-line or at the door). To order tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

TXST Opera Theater presents "Turn of the Screw"
Directed by Josh Miller
2:00 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Based on Henry James' classic novella, Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw" is a true operatic-ghost story.

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 MAROON event).


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Ensemble: TXST University Orchestra 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 Concert, directed by Dr. Caroline Watson
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is availalbe after 5pm on week nights in the Pleasant Street Garage, (across the street from the Music Building and near Evans Auditorium).  The parking fee may be paid at the kiosk that is 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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Faculty/Guest Artists:The Octet Project: Polytemporal Music of Robert L. Motl, M.M., TXST, 1984

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

Faculty and Guest Artist Series presents

The Octet Project: Polytemporal Music of Robert L. Motl, M.M., TXST, 1984
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall


The Octet Project is Robert Motl's effort to write and perform polytemporal music for live acoustic players in ensemble. The result, Octet, is a recently completed series of 12 original compositions placing familiar Western musical sounds upon variously configured polytemporal foundations. The ensemble uses acoustic instruments in a customary stage setting, yet each performer is guided by a private and unique downbeat rate using technology created by the composer.  For more information about this work, visit https://www.polytemporal.info.

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, 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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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
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.  Each session begins at 6:15pm and precedes a Somos Musicos! student concert at 7:30 p.m.  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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Somos Musicos

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 Somos Musicos
7:30 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances.

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 Departmental Recital course: This is a RED event). 


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Stars At Night Guest Artist: Gordon Stout, marimba

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 Gordon Stout, marimba
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Professor of Percussion at the Ithaca College School of Music, many of Stout’s compositions for marimba have become standard repertoire for marimbists worldwide.  As a composer he has studied with Joseph Schwantner, Samuel Adler and Warren Benson.  He has appeared in twelve International PAS conventions as well as throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Hungary, Mexico, Denmark, Puerto Rico and Spain.  Gordon Stout was inducted into the Percussive Arts Society Hall of Fame in 2012.

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, 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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Ensemble: TXST Symphony Orchestra 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) 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 Symphony Orchestra directed by Dr. Carolyn Watson
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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.  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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Guest Artist Recital: Yuri Blinov, piano

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

Guest Artist Series presents Yuri Blinov, piano
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Recipient of the D.M.A. degree from Eastman School of Music, pianist Yuri Blinov has completed his Artist Diploma program at TCU in Ft.Worth, TX.  He was among the top 30 pianists competing in the 2001 Van Cliburn International Competition and has won several prizes of other significant competitions in the U.S., including first prize of the 2001 Piano MTNA Competition.  Performances took d to Japan, Poland, Belgium, Germany, China and the U.S. Yuri currently teaches in Minsk, Belarussia.

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, 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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Faculty Recital and Lecture: Cheryl Parrish, soprano, with Dr. Kay Lipton, lecturer and Joachim Reinhuber,guest pianist

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Faculty Artist Series presents Cheryl Parrish, soprano: "A Winter's Journey", featuring Die Winterreise by Franz Schubert, with guest pianist, Joachim Reinhuber and a liecture by Dr. Kay Lipton
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Soprano, Cheryl Parrish, is best known for her sensitive and moving portrayals of Mozart and Strauss heroines. She has performed in major operatic, symphony and recital venues around the world. Her career began at the San Francisco Opera where she was chosen to participate in the inaugural group of Adler Fellow Program and was catapulted to prominence by the televised program "Pavarotti Plus! Live from Lincoln Center." Appearances include The Mostly Mozart Festival at Alice Tully Hall and Avery Fisher Hall, the Ravinia Festival, Cleveland Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Houston Grand Opera, The Chautauqua Institute, New York City Opera, San Francisco Opera, The Canadian Opera Company, Zurich Opera, Opera Köln, and Maggio Musicale in Florence, Italy, Santa Fe Opera, Vancouver and Calgary Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, and many more.


Miss Parrish begins her thirteeth year on the voice faculty of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. She has taught voice at the Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Maiori, Italy as well as directed their production of Le Nozze di Figaro, and been on the faculty for two summers at the Land of Enchantment Opera Institute in Gallup, New Mexico. From 2002-2004, she was the Director of the Young Artist Program at the Austin Lyric Opera. 

She has given master classes around the country at high schools and universities. She holds degrees in Vocal Performance from Baylor University and Texas State University and studied abroad at the Die Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna, Austria with renowned accompanist, Dr. Erik Werba. She was a two-time recipient of a San Francisco Opera Guild Grant for study in Paris, France with the late French soprano, Régine Crespin.

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at http://www.txstatepresents.com or at the door.  Free parking is available after 5pm on Fridays at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building.  Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a GOLD event).

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Facutly Artists: Trios for Horn, Violin and Piano

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

Faculty Artist Series presents Trios for Horn, Violin and Piano, featuring Caroline Steiber, horn; Lynn Ledbetter, violin and William McNally, piano
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

pen 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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CANCELLED - Latin Music Studies Ensembles: Salsa Night

Location:
Off Campus; Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
Cost:
Free admission for 21 years and over; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year olds
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

he Latin Music Studies area presents Salsa Night
9:00 p.m. until midnight
Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX 78666

The Latin Music Studies area at Texas State University is proud to present another "Salsa on the Square" event.  Performers include TXST's salsa ensembles: Salsa del Rio and Orquesta del Rio.  Admission limited to those who are 18 yrs and up; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year-olds; no cover charge for those 21 and up.  Come join us at the Stonewall Warehouse for an exciting evening of Salsa music and dance.  (Attention students enrolled in the  Department Recital Course: This is a "WILD CARD" event).

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Ensemble: MW Percussion Ensemble and Panorama Steel Band Concert

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
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 Monday-Wednesday Percussion Ensemble and Panorama Steel Band Concert, directed by Dr. Genaro Gonzalez
7:30 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

The Monday-Wednesday Percussion Ensemble is an audition-based group consisting of music and non-music majors who perform classical music on a variety of percussion instruments.

The Panorama Steel Band uses chromatically pitched steel pans, similar to those originally made from 55-gallon industrial oil drums and used by the percussion ensembles of early 20th century Carnival celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago. As with most steel bands, the distinct and vibrant sounds of the Caribbean are staples of of this band's repertory, but occasionally other styles of music may be played, as well.

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 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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Ensemble: T-Th Percussion Ensemble

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

Ensemble Series presents Tuesday-Thursday Percussion Ensemble Concert, directed by Mr. Robert Lopez
7:30 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 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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Ensembles: TXST Trombone Choir and TXST Horn Choir Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Trombone Choir and TXST Horn Choir Concert, directed by Dr. Martin McCain and Dr. Caroline Steiger
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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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Ensemble: Graduate String Quartet

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

Ensemble Series presents Graduate String Quartet Recital, directed by Dr. Karla Hamelin
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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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CANCELLED - Latin Music Studies Ensemble: Orquesta del Rio Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents Orquesta del Rio Concert, directed by Mr. Samuel Lopez
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Orquesta del Rio is dedicated to the study and performance of music from Latin America, consisting of music from Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico. We also study music of Latin American composers living in America (i.e. New York City or Miami, Florida) who have contributed to the advancement of the style. Some of the popular styles we study include Mambo, Son-Montuno, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero, Merengue, Guaguanco and many others.

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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Youth Outreach: TXST Piano Day

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

TXST Community Outreach Program presents TXST Piano Day
9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Texas State University invites everyone to visit the School of Music and experience its environment first-hand. On November 11, 2017, the doors will be open to welcome individuals interested in furthering their music careers, and our Keyboard Area faculty will offer masterclasses and lessons. Don't miss this opportunity!

The Piano Department at Texas State University is comprised of several highly qualified faculty members dedicated to serve the needs of the students.  Members of the Piano Department are specialists in many areas, including classical performance, jazz performance, collaborative performance, organ, group teaching, pedagogy, and chamber music.

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: No attendance credit will be given for this event).


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Ensemble: TXST Trombone Ensemble (Hurt)

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Trombone Ensemble, directed by Professor Charles Hurt
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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 Jazz Ensemble 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 Ensemble, directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick
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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Workshop/Clinic: Jody Espina from Jody Jazz

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Room 124
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

The School of Music presents Jody Espina of Jody Jazz, Saxophone Mouthpiece Workshop and Jazz Clinic
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Music Building Room 124

Founder, president and designer of JodyJazz Saxophone & Clarinet Mouthpieces. Until 2005, Mr. Espina was Director of Jazz Studies at the Hoff Barthelson Music School in Scarsdale, New York.

He was featured soloist on soundtracks to three Mirimax films and performed live with show business legends Mel Torme’, Milton Berle, Patty Page and Country music icon, Eddie Arnold. Additionally, he performed with Jazz greats Louis Bellson and Lew Solof among others.

Mr. Espina was involved with the Grammys In The Schools Program, bringing performing artists to inner city schools.

www.jodyjazz.com


Provided for TXST students for training and information purposes (not a performance).  Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: No recital attendance credit will be given for this event). 

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Ensemble: TXST Flute Choir Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Flute Choir Concert, directed by Dr. Adah Jones
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available after 5 p.m. 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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Ensemble: TXST Jazz Guitar Ensemble

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Jazz Guitar Ensemble, directed by Mr. Russell Scanlon
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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 Concert Band Concert

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

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

The Texas State Concert Band, conducted by Mr. Matthew Holzner, meets in both the fall and spring semesters and is open to all students. Membership in the Concert Band consists of both music and non-music majors.

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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Ensemble: TXST Symphonic Winds 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) 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 Symphonic Winds, directed by Dr. Kyle Glaser
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

The Texas State Symphonic Winds, conducted by Dr. Kyle Glaser, is comprised of both music and non-music majors and performs the finest classic and contemporary literature for winds.

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 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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Ensemble: TXST Wind Symphony 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) 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 Wind Symphony Concert, directed by Dr. Caroline Beatty
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Enjoy a variety of sounds as the Wind Symphony presents classic music for the wind band!   The concert will feature music by Beethoven, Hindemith, Turina, Grainger, Schoenberg, and Reed.

The Texas State Wind Symphony is comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion majors at the university as selected by audition. The ensemble is dedicated to the performance of the finest wind band repertoire whether contemporary or traditional.

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.Free parking is available on weekends (beginning at 5 p.m. on Fridays) 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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Ensemble: TXST Men's and Women's Choir 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 Men's and Women's Choirs in concert, directed by Mr. Craig Aamot and Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer
3:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

The Texas State University Men's Choir welcomes singers from across campus.  Repertoire is chosen that incorporates many styles and represents the vast canon of choral music including small octavos and larger works. Emphasis is placed on nurturing reading skills and honing awareness of musical form, stylistic characteristics, and musical ensemble performance. As men help build a “culture of singing” at Texas State they foster a community of beautiful music in a positive environment.

The Texas State University Women’s Choir is an auditioned performance group designed to enhance the skills of developing musicians through the choral genre. Ladies in the Women’s Choir participate in the Texas Collegiate Women’s Choir Festival each fall to sing with a national clinician and other women’s choirs across the state of Texas. The singers collaborate with the Men’s Choir each semester to sing literature for mixed voices as well as for treble voices.

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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Ensemble: TXST University Singers 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 University Singers Concert, directed by Dr. Jonathan Babcock
5:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

For fifteen years the Texas State University Singers has been one of the premiere performing ensembles of the Texas State School of Music. Directed by Jonathan Babcock since 2008, the choir has performed at State and National festivals including the 2010 National ACDA convention in Dallas. The sixty member ensemble contains both music and non-music majors, and performs repertoire of all styles and time periods.

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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Ensemble: TXST Chorale 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 Chorale Concert, directed by Dr. Joey M. Martin
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Texas State Chorale is the premiere choral ensemble in the Texas State School of Music.  With a broad repertoire ranging from chant to commissions of 21st C. leading composers, this ensemble of 28-32 voices performs pieces from the vast choral canon that enrich the musical experience of both the musicians and the audience members.

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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Ensemble: TXST Jazz Orchestra 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 Orchestra, directed by Dr. Keith Winking
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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Ensemble: Fall Saxophone Ensembles Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents Fall Saxophone Ensembles Concert, directed by Dr. Todd Oxford
6:00 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Somos Musicos

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 Somos Musicos
7:30 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances.

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 Departmental Recital course: This is a RED event). 


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Youth Outreach: Hill Country Youth Chorus: "Hill Country and the Holidays!"

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

Youth Outreach Program Series presents Hill Country Youth Chorus: "Hill Country and the Holidays!"
6:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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 Jazz Combos Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Jazz Combos Concert
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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 Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Nutcracker

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 Ensemble, Jazz Nutcracker
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn created highly original jazz arrangements of the Tchaikovsky classic--performed by TXST Jazz Ensemble directed by Utah Hamrick, with dancers from the TXST Division of Dance.

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 MAROON event).

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CANCELLED - Latin Music Studies Ensembles: Salsa Night

Location:
Off Campus; Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
Cost:
Free admission for 21 years and over; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year olds
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

he Latin Music Studies area presents Salsa Night
9:00 p.m. until midnight
Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX 78666

The Latin Music Studies area at Texas State University is proud to present another "Salsa on the Square" event.  Performers include TXST's salsa ensembles: Salsa del Rio and Orquesta del Rio.  Admission limited to those who are 18 yrs and up; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year-olds; no cover charge for those 21 and up.  Come join us at the Stonewall Warehouse for an exciting evening of Salsa music and dance.  (Attention students enrolled in the  Department Recital Course: This is a "WILD CARD" event).

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CANCELLED - Youth Outreach: TXST FunKey Project Concert

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

Youth Outreach Program Series presents TXST FunKey Project Concert
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

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: No atterndance credit is given for this event because it is after the last day of fall classes).


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Latin Music Studies: Amigos Musica

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
$15* Adults/$8* Students, Senior Citizens & military (with ID) (*plus $2 handling fee per ticket purchased on-line or at the door)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Latin Music Studies area presents Amigos Musica
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

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: No attendance creidt is given for this event because it is after the last day of fall classes).

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Ensemble: VocaLibre Holiday 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 VocaLibre Holiday Concert, directed by Mr. Craig Aamot
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

VocaLibre is an auditioned group, open to students of all students of the university.  The group is dedicated to meeting each other, music, and audiences as honestly as possible, expressing their shared stories through song.  From traditional choral music, to pop and R&B covers, from early music and renaissance motet to South African freedom song, the group is a hybrid ensemble exploring unique and innovative programming, and sharing their voice with the San Marcos community.  VocaLibre serves as a face of the music department, and of Texas State University, reaching out to audiences throughout central Texas.   From University Pride and Excellence campaigns, Board of Regents events, convocations and graduations,  to their regular service within the community,  their work as ambassadors for Texas State is written up in the spring '15 edition of Hillviews Magazine.   Vocalibre released their first album in spring 2016.

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: No attendance credit is offered for this event since it is after the last day of fall semester classes).  

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TXST Horn Festival

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Recital Hall
Cost:
tba later
Contact:
Caroline Steiger, 512-245-2666
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

The School of Music presents TXST Horn Festival, coordinated by Dr. Caroline Steiger
5pm-10pm
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

(More information to be released later)

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TXST Horn Festival

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

The School of Music presents TXST Horn Festival, coordinated by Dr. Caroline Steiger
8am-5pm
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

(More info to be released later)

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Guest Artist: Nathan Nabb, saxophone

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

Guest Artist Series presents Nathan Nabb, saxophone
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Saxophonist Nathan Nabb maintains an active and multifaceted concert schedule with regular performances in solo, chamber and orchestral settings, including numerous international engagements at music festivals and conservatories throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.  He holds teaching positions at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he is Professor of Saxophone, and at the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, where he is Guest Master Teacher of Saxophone.

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, 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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Faculty Artists: Richard Novak, tenor; Lynn Ledbetter, violin; Joey M. Martin, piano

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

Faculty Artist Series presents Richard Novack, tenor in recital with Lynn Ledbetter, violin and Joey M. Martin, piano
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Assistant Professor Richard Novak has taught voice at Trinity University, George Mason University, Oklahoma State University, the University of Louisiana-Monroe, Angelina College, and University of the Incarnate Word. He has performed with the Washington Concert Opera, Opera Carolina, San Antonio Opera, Opera Piccola, Annapolis Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Wichita Grand Opera, The Living Opera, Wagner Society of Washington, San Antonio Symphony, Opera Piccola, San Antonio Chamber Choir, San Antonio Choral Society, Chautauqua Symphony, Prince William Symphony, the Monroe Symphony, the Conservatorio di Musica Agostino Steffani in Castelfranco Veneto (Italy), and the Institute of Culture in Culiacán and Mazatlán (Mexico). Recent performances include soloist in the world premiere of Kevin Salfen’s Birding Super Flumina Babylonis, Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with the San Antonio Choral Society, the tenor soloist in Richard Danielpour’s An American Requiem at Stephen F. Austin State University, and the tenor soloist in Missa Criolla by Ariel Ramirez with the San Antonio Choral Society. In 2005 and 2006, he won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Tulsa District). He is also a former 1st Place winner of the Texoma NATS ‘Singer of the Year’ award. Dr. Novak holds a BM and MM in Vocal Performance from Stephen F. Austin State University, and the DMA in Vocal Performance from the University of North Texas. Training programs included the Chautauqua Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Wichita Grand Opera, Wesley Balk Singing/Acting Institute, and the Evelyn Lear/Thomas Stewart Emerging Singers (at the request of Evelyn Lear). He serves as Director of Music at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels.

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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Guest Lecture: Dr. Reiner Kramer: "Analyzing Renaissance Msuic (with Computers)"

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

Guest Lecture Series presents Dr. Reiner Kramer: "Analyzing REnaissance Music (with Computers"
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Reiner Kramer is a teacher, music theorist, composer, programmer, or in short, a music algorist. He earned a Ph.D. in Music Theory with a related field in Computer Music at the University of North Texas (UNT). His research interests include computational music analysis, computer music, popular music, counterpoint, and compositional theory.

Reiner works as a Postdoctoral Researcher at McGill University in Montréal, Canada, where he leads an interdisciplinary team of doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate students. Reiner is a member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT), and teaches an online course of Rock Music History at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

As a teacher, Reiner has worked at Northeastern State University (Tahlequah, OK), and UNT. Reiner worked as a researcher at the Hybrid Arts Lab/iARTA (Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts), and a web programmer at UNT.

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available on weeknights at the Pleasant Street Garage, which is located across the street from the Music Building. The 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 GOLD 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 Concert
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. Ron Ulen.

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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Faculty/Student Recital: Contemporary Student/Faculty Minimalism Concert

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

Faculty/Student Recital Series presents: Contemporary Student/Faculty Minimalism Concert featuring performances by TXST students with faculty members: William McNally, Daria Rabotkina, Richard Hall (and others, to be determined later)
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

The program will consist of John Adams' "Hallejujah Junction for two pianos",  followed by Terry Riley's "In C" performed by a total of 35 student and faculty artists.
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 GOLD 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
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.  Each session begins at 6:15pm and precedes a Somos Musicos! student concert at 7:30 p.m.  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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Somos Musicos

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 Somos Musicos
7:30 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances.

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 Departmental Recital course: This is a RED event). 


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Stars At Night Faculty Showcase: Music of composer Thomas Clark

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 series presents a Faculty Showcase, featuring music of composer Thomas Clark
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

TXST performance faculty will present world premieres of electroacoustic, vocal and instrumental music composed by TXST Prof. Thomas Clark, curated by Prof. Ames Asbell.

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 GOLD event). 




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Guest Lecture: Loren Schoenberg,"Jazz and Democracy"

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

Guest Lecture Series presents Loren Schoenberg, "Jazz and Democracy"
4:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Loren Schoenberg is Founding Director and Senior Scholar of The National Jazz Museum in Harlem. He has been a faculty member at The Juilliard School, the New School, the Manhattan School of Music, William Paterson University, Long Island University and The Hartt School. In addition, he has lectured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The White House, The New York Philharmonic, and The Aspen Institute, where he is a Fellow. Mr. Schoenberg has conducted the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) as well as The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, The American Jazz Orchestra and the West Deutscher Rundfunk Jazz Orchestrain Kohn, Germany. Mr. Schoenberg, a tenor saxophonist/pianist, has played and recorded with Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Heath, John Lewis, Christian McBride, Buck Clayton, the JLCO and was musical director for Bobby Short from 1997-2005. He also received two Grammy awards, for best album notes in 1994 and 2004. Mr. Schoenberg oversaw the Benny Goodman Archives at Yale University, where he produced a ten-CD release of previously unissued Goodman recordings. He has taught for several Jazz at Lincoln Center education programs, including Band Director Academy and Jazz 101 adult education classes, and annually serves as a screening judge for Essentially Ellington tape entries. Mr. Schoenberg has been published widely (including the New York Times), and his book, The NPR Guide to Jazz , was released in 2003.

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 GOLD event). 


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Guest Artists: Hub New Music 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

Guest Artist Series presents Hub New Music Concert
8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital

"The next time Hub New  Music offers a concert, go, listen and be changed"-the Boston Globe

Hub New Music is a mixed quartet of "young intrepids" (WQXR) exploring a richly diverse palette of 21st century sounds. With a unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, violin and cello, Hub has been praised for performances that are "elegant and exacting" (The Boston Globe) and inspire a "refreshing sense of pure joy and innocence." (New Classic LA)

Highlights for the 2017/18 season include performances and residencies at Cutting Edge Concerts (NYC), inaugural Spontaneous Combustion New Music Festival, University of Michigan and Lehigh University.

Hub has had the recent pleasure of holding residencies at the New England Conservatory, University of Michigan, Northeastern University and University of California at Riverside.

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 GOLD event). 


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2018 Hill Country Jazz Festival: Eddie Durham Celebration Concert

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

The 2018 Hill Country Jazz Festival presents the Eddie Durham Celebration Concert
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

The festival kicks off with its annual Eddie Durham Celebration, featuring NEA Jazz Master Daniel Morgenstern and an all-star big band playing the music of San Marcos native Eddie Durham.

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 GOLD event).


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TXST Clarinet Fiesta

Location:
Music Building (MUS)
Cost:
tba later
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

The School of Music presents TXST Clarinet Fiesta, coordinated by Dr. Vanguel Tangarov
8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Music Building

(More details so be posted later)

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2018 Hill Country Jazz Festival: Finale Concert

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

The  2018 Hill Country Jazz Festival presents its Finale Concert
6:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

(more details about performers to be posted later)

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 GOLD event).



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TXSTClarinet Fiesta

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

The School of Music presents TXST Clarinet Fiesta coordinated by Dr. Vanguel Tangarov
8am-10pm
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

(More detailed information to be posted later)


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TXST Clarinet Fiesta

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

The School of Music presents TXST Clarinet Fiesta, coordinated by Dr. Vanguel Tangarov
8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

(More details to be posted later)


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Ensemble: TXST Symphony Orchestra 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) 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 Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Carolyn Watson
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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 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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Guest Artist: Anthony Arnone, cello

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

Guest Artist Series presents Anthony Arnone, cello
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Called “a cellist with rich tonal resources, fine subtlety and a keen sense of phrasing” (Gramophone), cellist Anthony Arnone enjoys a varied career as a soloist, chamber musician, conductor, recording artist, composer, and teacher throughout the country and around the world. Mr. Arnone is associate professor of cello at the University of Iowa School of Music, and is also on the faculty of the Preucil School of Music in Iowa City, where he teaches and conducts.

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 GOLD event). 


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Guest Artist: Peter Steiner, trombone

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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Guest Artist Series presents Peter Steiner, trombone
8:00 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 GOLD event).

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Guest Artist: Inna Faliks, piano

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

Guest Artist Series presents Inna Faliks, piano
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

"Adventurous and passionate" (The New Yorker), "a concert pianist of the highest order" (Chicago WTTW) pianist Inna Faliks has established herself as one of the most exciting and communicative artists of her generation.  After her acclaimed debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, she has performed on many of the world's great stages with numerous orchestras, in solo appearances, and with conductors, such as Leonard Slatkin and Keith Lockhart.  Faliks is currently Professor of Piano and Head of Piano at UCLA.

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 GOLD 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
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.  Each session begins at 6:15pm and precedes a Somos Musicos student concert at 7:30 p.m.  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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Somos Musicos

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 Somos Musicos
7:30 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances.

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 Departmental Recital course: This is a RED event). 


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Latin Music Studies Ensembles: Salsa Night

Location:
Off Campus; Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
Cost:
Free admission for 21 years and over; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year olds
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

he Latin Music Studies area presents Salsa Night
9:00 p.m. until midnight
Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, TX 78666

The Latin Music Studies area at Texas State University is proud to present another "Salsa on the Square" event.  Performers include TXST's salsa ensembles: Salsa del Rio and Orquesta del Rio.  Admission limited to those who are 18 yrs and up; $5 cover charge for 18-20 year-olds; no cover charge for those 21 and up.  Come join us at the Stonewall Warehouse for an exciting evening of Salsa music and dance.  (Attention students enrolled in the  Department Recital Course: This is a "WILD CARD" event).

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Ensemble: TXST Jazz Ensemble 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 Orchestra Concert, directed by Dr. Keith Winking
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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Faculty Artists: Karla Hamelin, cello with Faith DeBow, piano

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

Faculty Artist Series preesents Karla Hamelin, cello with Faith DeBow, piano
8:00 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 GOLD event). 


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Ensemble: TXST Concert Band Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Concert Band Concert
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

The Texas State Concert Band, conducted by Mr. Matthew Holzner, meets in both the fall and spring semesters and is open to all students. Membership in the Concert Band consists of both music and non-music majors.

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 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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Ensemble: TXST Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble 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) 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 Symphonic Winds and Wind Symphony Joint Concert
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

The Texas State Symphonic Winds, conducted by Dr. Kyle Glaser, is comprised of both music and non-music majors and performs the finest classic and contemporary literature for winds.

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. 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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Enhsemble: TXST University Singers 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) 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 University Singers Concert, directed by Dr. Jonathan Babcock
3:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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. 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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Ensemble: TXST Chorale 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) 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 Chorale Concert, directed by Dr. Jonathan Babcock
6:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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. 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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Youth Outreach: Joint Concert

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

The School of Music presents Youth Outreach Programs Joint Concert
7:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Joint concert featuring Texas State's community children groups: The String Project, Mariachi Infantil and the Hill Country Youth Chorus

Free admission and open to the public.  Fee-based parking is available at the Pleasant Street Garage, located across the street from the Music Building and near Evans Auditorium.  The fee can 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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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, directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick
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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Ensemble: TXST Jazz Ensemble 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 Ensemble Concert, directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick
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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Guest Artist: Steven Cohen, clarinet

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

Guest Artist Series presents Steven Cohen, clarinet
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Steven Cohen, is Associate Professor of Clarinet at Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL  He is active as both a soloist and chamber performer throughout the U.S. and around the world.  Cohen is the former principal clarinetist with the New Orleans Symphony (1975-2004), later known as the Louisiana Philharmonic.  Professor Cohen is a former faculty member of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and of Louisiana State University.  He is an artist/clinician for Buffet clarinets and a Legere reed artist". 

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 GOLD event).

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