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Musicians Forum

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall (MUS 236)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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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CANCELLED - Ensemble: Choral Ensemble Hymn/Gospel Festival Concert

Location:
Off Campus; The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 3201 Windsor Rd, Austin, TX 78703
Cost:
Free admission and open to the public
Contact:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents Choral Ensemble Hymn and Gospel Festival Concert
7:30 p.m.
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 3201 Windsor Rd., Austin, TX 78703

Featuring the combined choral ensembles at Texas State ~ Texas State Chorale, University Singers, Treble Choir, Men’s Choir, and VocaLibre

Following a week of workshops and clinics with the Texas State Choral Ensembles, internationally-acclaimed composer/arranger of spirituals, Stacey V. Gibbs, will be featured during this stunning concert of America’s sacred music canon.  Each ensemble will offer engaging arrangements of hymns, spirituals, and gospel music.  Mr. Gibbs will close the concert with the combined ensembles singing one of his works.


Open to the public.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: This is a WILD CARD 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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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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TXST Trombone Symposium

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Recital Hall
Cost:
tba later
Contact:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

School of Music presents TXST Trombone Symposium, coordinated by Dr. Martin McCain
9 a. m.-10 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

9:00 AM On-site Registration – PAC Recital Hall Lobby

9:30 AM Group Warmup and Masterclass with Sam Woodhead (Bring your horns!)

11:30 AM Masterclass: San Antonio Symphony Low Brass

12:45 - Lunch on your own

2:00 PM Jazz Masterclass: Luke Brimhall

3:30 PM Recital: Sam Woodhead

5:00 PM Trombone Choir Performance: Round Rock HS Trombone Choir, Texas State University Trombone Choir

6:30 PM Dinner

7:30 PM Prelude Concert: Hill Country Jazz Bones

8:00 PM Concert: Texas State Jazz Ensemble with Luke Brimhall



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Ensemble: Choral Ensemble Hymn/Gospel Festival 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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents Choral Ensemble Hymn and Gospel Festival Concert
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Featuring the combined choral ensembles at Texas State ~ Texas State Chorale, University Singers, Treble Choir, Men’s Choir, and VocaLibre

Following a week of workshops and clinics with the Texas State Choral Ensembles, internationally-acclaimed composer/arranger of spirituals, Stacey V. Gibbs, will be featured during this stunning concert of America’s sacred music canon.  Each ensemble will offer engaging arrangements of hymns, spirituals, and gospel music.  Mr. Gibbs will close the concert with the combined ensembles singing one of his works.

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: TXST String Project Spring Concert

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

The School of Music and the Youth Outreach Program presents TXST String Project Spring Concert
2:00 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

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

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


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Student Recital: Benjamin Ruiz Junior Voice Recital

Location:
Music Building (MUS); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of music

Benjamin Ruiz is a voice student of Ron Ulen and will present a Junior Recital of works he has studied throughout the semester.

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


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Ensembles: TXST Jazz Combos Concert

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Recital Hall
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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 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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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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Ensemble: TXST Symphony Orchestra Concert with Gamelan Lipi Awan

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Symphony Orchestra, Gamelan Lipi Awan and Mariachi group, directed by Dr. Carolyn Watson
7:30 p.m.
Evans Auditorium

Texas State's very own Balinese orchestra - Gamelan Lipi Awan joins forces with the Texas State Symphony Orchestra for the American premiére of Bersama by School of Music Senior Lecturer Gordon Jones. Choreographer Surapsari has created an original dance-drama to accompany the piece, and Bali-based percussionist Steve Bolton joins the group on kendang, (Balinese drum).The program also includes a collaboration with the Texas State Mariachi Ensemble.  


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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Ensembles: Spring Saxophone Ensembles Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents Spring Saxophone Ensembles Concert
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: 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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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 Electric Guitar Ensemble Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Electric Guitar Ensemble Concert; directed by Mr. Russell Scanlon
7:30 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 Concert Band Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Concert Band in 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.

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 Symphonic Winds and Wind Symphony Joint Concert

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
$10* Adult/$5* Students, senior citizens and military with ID (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window) To order tickets in advance, please visit http://www.txstatepresents.com
Contact:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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.

The Texas State Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. Caroline Beatty,  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 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: TXST FunKey Project Concert

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

The School of Music's Youth Outreach Program presents TXST FunKey Project Concert, featuring performances by students of the community
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: This is a MAROON event). 


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Ensemble: VocaLibre Spring 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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents VocaLibre Spring Concert, directed by Mr. Craig Aamot
8:00 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: Thjs 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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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, respectively
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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CANCELLED - Faculty Artist: Paula Bird, Violin

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:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
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. A former member of the San Antonio Symphony and the Austin Lyric Opera, Bird has been a member of numerous professional symphony orchestras in Pennsylvania and Texas, including the Harrisburg, Waco, Victoria, and Corpus Christi Symphonies. Bird has also played with the Winters Chamber Orchestra (Soloist and Assistant Concertmaster) and the Laredo Philharmonic.

Bird has performed in numerous master classes as a violinist and pianist with Jaime Laredo, Elmar Oliveira, Leonard Rosen, Franco Gulli, and Eugene Fodor. She is also a registered teacher of Dr. Suzuki’s Talent Education Method and maintains an extensive private violin and piano studio in Wimberley, TX. 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.

As a pianist, Bird has accompanied recitalists at UTSA and SAC in San Antonio, Indiana University, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Texas Lutheran College. Bird was also the accompanist for the San Antonio Symphony's Operation Opera and for Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) in school concerts for the Austin Symphony. Bird also serves as one of the keyboardists for the Austin Symphony.

An avid proponent of ability development and the Suzuki Method of Talent Education, Bird maintains the popular blog “Teach Suzuki” at www.Teachsuzuki.blogspot.com and the “Teach Suzuki Podcast,” found on iTunes, Google Play, and www.Teachsuzuki.com.

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 after 5pm on weeknights.  The garage is 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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Latin Music Studies: Feria del Mariachi Concert

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrsion Theatre
Cost:
$16 (plus $2 processing fee) Paring is included in ticket price
Contact:
Danton Bankay, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

The School of Music and the Latin Music Studies Area present Feria del Mariachi Concert
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre (located in the Performing Arts Center)

Featuring Mariachi Nueva Generacion, Mariachi Lince de Oro & Mariachi Infantil

Directed by John Lopez

Assisted by Michelle Quintero and Miguel Guzman

This year, Feria del Mariachi will honor the life and music of Beatriz Llamas, La Paloma del Norte.

During her 60 year singing career, Beatriz has broken though many walls for women in Mariachi and Conjunto Music as well as being the first Tejanita to ever sing at the famed Madison Square Garden.  She has been inducted in to both the Tejano and Conjunto Halls of Fame and continues to sing in Las Tesoros de San Antonio.  And on a personal note for Texas State University, Beatriz Llamas is also the mother of Professor John Lopez, Coordinator of Latin Music Studies at Texas State University.

Open to the public. (Admission fee will be announced later). Fee-based parking is available in the Edward Gary Street Garage, located across the street from the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital Course: No attendance credit will be given for this event since it is after the last day of spring semester classes)

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Youth Outreach: Hill Country Youth Chorus Concert

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

Youth Outreach Programs presents Hill Country Youth Chorus, directed by Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer
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: No attendance credit is given for this event because it is after the last day of spring classes). 



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