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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: SONUS Quartet, "Happy Birthday, Adolphe Sax: A History of the Saxophone Quartet"

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


 PLEASE NOTE The date has changed for this event since it was first posted.

Ensemble Series presents SONUS Quartet: "Happy Birthday Adolphe Sax, A History of the Saxophone Quartet",
Elijah Breda, soprano saxophone, Jacob Hernandez, alto saxophone,  Joseph Trevino, tenor saxophone and Peyton Grover, baritone saxophone
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: A Merry-achi Christmas

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

Latin Music Studies area presents A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Featured performances: Mariachi Nueva Generacion, Mariachi Lince de Oro and Mariachi Infantil

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

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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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Masterclass: Steve Peterson, trombone

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

School of Music presents a masterclass with Steve Peterson, trombone
5:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Steve Peterson is an active performer and teacher in the Dallas and San Antonio areas. In addition to performing as principal trombone with the San Antonio Symphony, Steve often performs with the Dallas Symphony and has also performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras. He has a Bachelor of Music in trombone performance from the University of Michigan where he studied with David Jackson and a Masters of Music from Southern Methodist University where he studied with John Kitzman.

Free admission and open tot he public. The nearest parking before 5pm is at the Edward Gary Street Garage or the LBJ Student Center Parking Garage.  Both are fee-based.  (The Pleasant Street Garage opens to public parking at 5pm on weeknights. with the fee payable at the kiosk on the first floor). Attention students enrolled in the Department Recital course: no attendance credit is given for masterclasses.

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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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Ensemble: TXST Horn Ensemble Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Horn Ensemble Concert, 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, 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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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 2018 Celebration welcomes an all-star big band led by Doug Lawrence, tenor saxophone soloing of the Count Basie Orchestra. The band will also feature New York-based saxophonists Joel Frahm and Loren Schoenberg, along with Texas State Jazz faculty, including drum legend Butch Miles.  This event is free — open to students, faculty, and the general public. A part of the Hill Country Jazz Festival, the event is presented by the Department of Jazz Studies in the Texas State School of 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: 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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Masterclass: Peter Steiner, trombone

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

School of Music presents a Masterclass with Peter Steiner, trombone
3:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Masterclass with the guest artist who will be performing on Monday, Feb 19.

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 masterclasses). 

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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

the age of 23, Italian trombonist Peter Steiner was appointed Trombonist of the Vienna State Opera and Vienna Philharmonic for the 2016-2017 season. On the international stage, he is the second prize winner of the 2015 SliderAsia Tenor Trombone Competition in Hong Kong. In 2014, he was a Finalist in three competitions held by the International Trombone Association, including the Lewis van Haney-Tenor Trombone Orchestral Excerpt Competition, the Frank Smith-Tenor Trombone Competition and the Robert Marsteller-Tenor Trombone Competition. 

Steiner released his debut album UNITED under the HELLOSTAGE Label in January 2017, in collaboration with Hsiao-Ling Lin (piano) and Silver Ainomäe (cello). Following the official release, he toured the US extensively on a three week CD Release tour, giving 19 recitals at some of the most prestigious conservatories and universities in the US.

In addition to the Vienna State Opera/Vienna Philharmonic, Mr. Steiner was Principal Trombonist with the Colorado Symphony for the 2014-2015 season and performed as guest Principal Trombone of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In 2014, he was Assistant Principal for Joseph Alessi at a benefit concert with musicians from the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. 

In collaboration with the InnStrumenti (Austria), Mr. Steiner gave the world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s Visions of Light (Chamber Orchestra Version) in the fall of 2016. During the ITF 2016, he appeared as soloist with the Juilliard Trombone Choir. He was also a featured soloist with the Austrian Youth Brass Band at the European Brass Band Championship 2010 in Linz (Austria). Other solo performances have taken him to North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

Mr. Steiner began his studies at the Music Conservatory in his hometown of Bolzano, Italy before continuing his study at The Mozarteum of Salzburg (Austria). In the Year 2016 he graduate from The Juilliard School in New York City with the “Diploma”.  His major teachers and influences include Joseph Alessi, Warren Deck, Nitzan Haroz, Dany Bonvin, and Lito Fontana. 


Mr. Steiner is a Performing Artist for the Thein Instrument Company.


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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Guest/Faculty Artists: Daniel Dufour, Jazz Drummer with Russell Haight, 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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Guest and Faculty Artist Series present Jazz Drummer Daniel Dufour with Russell Haight, saxophone
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, 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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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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Faculty Artist: Myra Vassain, soprano

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 Myra Vassian, soprano
8:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

Lecturer Myra Vassian grew up in the mountains of North Carolina, where some of her earliest musical influences were Appalachian folk music, jazz standards and opera. After receiving degrees in vocal performance from Baylor University and Western Carolina University, she was awarded an International Rotary Scholarship to attend the Conservatory of Music in Zürich, Switzerland. She remained in Switzerland for five years, earning a Performing Artist Diploma from the Biel Opera Studio.  She made her European debut in the role of “Lauretta” from Gianni Schicchi and continued to sing the roles of “Norina” from Don Pasquale, “Zerlina” from Don Giovanni and “Madeleine” from Le postillon du Lonjeumeau in opera theaters throughout Switzerland. Upon returning to the United States, she performed the role of “Susanna” in The Marriage of Figaro with Opera Carolina and taught voice at Davidson College.  From 1997 to 2007 she was Director of Music at The City Church, New York, and most recently served on the voice faculty of the Evening Division of the Juilliard School of Music for 10 years. Ms. Vassian has maintained a studio of private voice students in Manhattan since 1996 and in recent years enjoyed performing cabaret shows at the Metropolitan Room and the Duplex and Laurie Beechman theaters.

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 aafter 5pm on weeknights 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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Guest Lecture: Ellen Bakulina, Music Theorist

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

Guest Lecture: Ellen Bakulina, Music Theorist, "All About Hypermeter"
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall

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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Guest Artist: Svetlana Belsky, 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 Svetlana Belsky, piano
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Svetlana Belsky is an in-demand recitalist and chamber pianist, noted for her remarkable rapport with audiences and stylistic versatility.  She has appeared in the Ukraine, Russia, Poland, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and throughout the U.S.  Performance credits include Carnegie Recital Hall, Kiev Philharmonic Hall, Dame Myra Hess Series, Music in the Loft, countless university concert series, live recitals on Chicago's WFMT and New York's WQXR and guest appaerances with the University of Chicago Symphony, Southern Illinois Symphony and Chicago Chamber Orchestra.

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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TXST Opera Theatre: "Hansel & Gretel"

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

Texas State University Opera Theatre program presents Englebert Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel"
conducted by Carolyn Watson
directed by Joshua Miller
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Englebert Humperdinck's opera, Hansel and Gretel is an adaptation of the famous Brothers Grimm fairy tale by the same name. The opera premiered on December 23, 1893, at the Hoftheater in Weimar, Germany and was conducted by famed composer and conductor Richard Strauss.  The lush, beautiful score will be brought to life in collaboration with the Texas State University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Dr. Carolyn Watson.  Dr. Josh Miller, Interim Director of Opera Studies, will direct the production.

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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TXST Opera Theatre: "Hansel & Gretel"

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrison 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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Texas State University Opera Theatre program presents Englebert Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel"
conducted by Carolyn Watson
directed by Joshua Miller
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Englebert Humperdinck's opera, Hansel and Gretel is an adaptation of the famous Brothers Grimm fairy tale by the same name. The opera premiered on December 23, 1893, at the Hoftheater in Weimar, Germany and was conducted by famed composer and conductor Richard Strauss.  The lush, beautiful score will be brought to life in collaboration with the Texas State University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Dr. Carolyn Watson.  Dr. Josh Miller, Interim Director of Opera Studies, will direct the production.

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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TXST Opera Theatre: "Hansel & Gretel"

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrison 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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Texas State University Opera Theatre program presents Englebert Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel"
conducted by Carolyn Watson
directed by Joshua Miller
7:30 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Englebert Humperdinck's opera, Hansel and Gretel is an adaptation of the famous Brothers Grimm fairy tale by the same name. The opera premiered on December 23, 1893, at the Hoftheater in Weimar, Germany and was conducted by famed composer and conductor Richard Strauss.  The lush, beautiful score will be brought to life in collaboration with the Texas State University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Dr. Carolyn Watson.  Dr. Josh Miller, Interim Director of Opera Studies, will direct the production.

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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TXST Opera Theatre: "Hansel & Gretel"

Location:
Performing Arts Center (PERF); Patti Strickel Harrison 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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Texas State University Opera Theatre program presents Englebert Humperdinck's "Hansel & Gretel"
conducted by Carolyn Watson
directed by Joshua Miller
2:00 p.m.
Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

Englebert Humperdinck's opera, Hansel and Gretel is an adaptation of the famous Brothers Grimm fairy tale by the same name. The opera premiered on December 23, 1893, at the Hoftheater in Weimar, Germany and was conducted by famed composer and conductor Richard Strauss.  The lush, beautiful score will be brought to life in collaboration with the Texas State University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Dr. Carolyn Watson.  Dr. Josh Miller, Interim Director of Opera Studies, will direct the production.

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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Faculty Artists: Youna Hartgraves, soprano with Daria Robtkina and William McNally, 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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Faculty Artist Series presents Youna Hartgraves, soprano: "Russian Romances", with Daria Rabotkina and William McNally, piano
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Lecturer Youna Jang Hartgraves has sung leading operatic soprano roles throughout the United States, including the title role of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, which she sang when she was 23 years old at Opera Delaware. She was then invited to sing Mimì in Puccini’s La Bohème as well as many recitals and concerts. At Temple University, where she received her bachelor’s and master’s in Voice and Opera Performance, she performed Natalia Petrovna in Hoiby’s A Month in the Country, Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Mimì in La Bohème, Climene in L'Egisto, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, and Antonia in Les Contes d'Hoffmann. At The University of North Texas, she sang the role of Susan B. Anthony in Thomson's The Mother of Us All and Liù in Turandot. In two seasons at Opera Saratoga, she sang the role of Louise in La Vie Parisiènne and covered the title role of Madama Butterfly. She participated in the apprentice and studio programs at Sarasota Opera and sang the title role of Madama Butterfly at the Sarasota Chalk festival. As a resident artist at The Academy of Vocal Arts, she sung the roles of Amelia in Un ballo in maschera and Tatyana in Eugene Onegin. She has participated and won awards from the Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Foundation, The Annapolis Opera Competition, Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, Gerda Lissner International Competition, New Jersey State Alfredo Silipigni Vocal Competition, Compositione dell’opera in Germany and Hariclea Darclée Competition in Romania.

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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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: Salsa Tribute Concert

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

The School of Music and the Latin Music Studies area present Salsa Tribute Concert
7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Annual concert featuring a star guest artist performing great Latin music with Texas State students.

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 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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Faculty Artists: Brahms and Beethoven Trio Recital

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 Brahms and Beethoven Trio Recital, featuring Ames Asbell, viola, Karla Hamelin, cello and Joey M. Martin, piano
4:00 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: Texas Mysterium for New Music Ensemble

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 Texas Mysterium for New Music Ensemble Spring 2018 Recital/Forum for New Works
8:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall (MUS 236)

The Texas State Mysterium for New Music is a music ensemble founded in 1990 by Russell Riepe, Professor Emeritus of Music Composition Texas State University.  Currently under the direction of Richard Hall, the group pays homage not only to the performance of celebrated contemporary composers, but to the presentation and promotion of new and often improvisational works in the sound-arts. Public concerts embrace a wide variety of styles and media including dance improvisations and live electro-acoustic pieces utilizing real-time digital sound processing with laptop computers and video projection. The group has performed at festivals/conferences sponsored by the College Music Society, Association for Technology in Music Instruction, the International Society for Improvised Music and the International Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema.  As guests at the Hindemith Foundation, Blonay, Switzerland the Texas Mysterium for New Music Ensemble caught the attention of the European press while touring the continent:

“The power of the music connected with the public. Da capo.”—Ruhpoldinger Gemeindeanzeiger, Ruhpolding, Germany

“Not only does oil bubble up from Texas, but also an astonishing lively music--indeed, a ‘Mysterium.’ –Tiroler Tageszeitung, Innsbruck, Austria


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

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Faculty Artist: Todd Oxford, 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

Faculty Artist Series presents Todd Oxford, saxophone
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Todd Oxford is active internationally as a performer, recording artist, and educator appearing in Europe, Asia, Mexico, Canada, and throughout forty-six of the fifty United States. Formally educated at The University of Texas, Mr. Oxford received the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in 2001. He launched a performance career with an invitation to join the internationally acclaimed Harvey Pittel Saxophone Quartet. In fifteen years as the quartet’s baritone saxophonist, Todd Oxford’s recordings and performances have been reviewed by several publications and he has received acclaim with a number of prestigious awards.  He is Associate Professor of Saxophone at TX State University and he performs exclusively on Todd Oxford  "Signature Series" Saxophones.

Open to the public.  Tickets available in advance at txstatepresents.com or at the door at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.  $5 parking available at the Edward Gary Street Garage, next to the Performing Arts Center.  (Attention students enrolled in the Departmental Recital course: This is a GOLD event).

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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Stars At Night: Gerhard Siegel, tenor and Gabriel Dobner, 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

Stars At Night Guest Artist Series presents Gerhard Siegel, tenor and Gabriel Dobner, piano
7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Gerhard Siegel is considered the leading dramatic character tenor on the stage today. A central role in his repertoire is Mime in "Rheingold" and "Siegfried" singing it on the occasion of his debuts at the Metropolitan Opera, at the Bayreuth Festival, Covent Garden, the Cologne Opera and in Tokyo.  Future projects include among others Mime in „Rheingold“ and „Siegfried“ in Budapest, Barcelona and at the Met, „Lulu“ in Amsterdam, “Wozzeck” (Hauptmann) at Chicago Lyric Opera; Herodes in Berlin and Vienna. 

Gabriel Dobner has been referred to as a "master among collaborative pianists".  He has recorded for Ottavo, MDG and Hanssler Klassik Profil and has won high praise from BBC Music Magazine, Fono Forum and the West German Radio in Cologne. Dr.Dobner performs regularly with Gerhard Siegel and other notable singers and has recorded extensively for radio broadcasts around the world. He is currently on the faculty of James Madison University and has had previous teaching engagements at Indiana University and Nurnberg/Augsburg Hochschule fur Music in Germany.

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 Flute Choir 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 TXST Flute Choir Concert, directed by Dr. Adah Jones
6:00 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall

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


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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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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

Amy Schroeder, violin
Keiko Tokunaga, violin
Nathan Schram, viola
Andrew Yee, cello

Praised by The Strad for “maturity beyond its members’ years”, the New York-based and internationally-acclaimed Attacca Quartet returns to Texas State for a concert of classical and contemporary works for string quartet. In the 2014-2015 season, they were the Quartet-in-Residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and this concert will mark the end of their second year as Ensemble-in-Residence at Texas State University’s School of Music. 

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 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: MW Percussion Ensemble & 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, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music

Ensemble Series presents MW Percussion Ensemble and Panorama Steel Band, 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: TTh Percussion Ensemble Concert

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 Tuesday Thursday Percussion Ensemble, 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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Ensemble: TXST Horn Ensemble Concert

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

Ensemble Series presents TXST Horn Ensemble Concert, 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, 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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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 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
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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TXST Trombone Symposium

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 Trombone Sympisum, coordinated by Dr. Martin McCain
3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital

(More details to be posted later).

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Ensemble: Choral Ensemble Hymn/Gospel Festival Concert

Location:
Off Campus; The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 3201 Windsor Rd, Austin, TX 78703
Cost:
tba later
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 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:
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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TXST Trombone Symposium

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

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

(More details to be posted later)

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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:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
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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TXST Trombone Symposium

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

School of Music presents TXST Trombone Symposium, coordinated by Dr. Martin McCain
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

(More details to be posted later)

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Youth Outreach: TXST String Project Spring Concert

Location:
Evans Auditorium (ELA)
Cost:
Free admission
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
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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Ensembles: 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
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 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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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, directed by Dr. Karla Hamelin
6:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital

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 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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Ensembles: Spring 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 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:
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 Electric Guitar Ensemble 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 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:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
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:
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.

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:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
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:
Nancy Harris, 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:
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, 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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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:
Nancy Harris, 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:
(to be announced later)
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
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:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-2651
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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