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Guest Artist: Steven Cohen, horn

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Steven Cohen has been heard internationally as an orchestral, Broadway, and chamber musician. A freelance horn player based in New York, he is a frequent guest with orchestras in the New York area and the Midwest, while performing with various national touring Broadway productions such as Wicked, The Lion King, and The Phantom of the Opera. During the holiday season, Cohen can be seen with Mannheim Steamroller. He is featured with the group on their latest release, "Mannheim Steamroller Live," available on DVD/Blu-ray, CD, and on iTunes. From 2010-2012, Cohen was Principal Horn with The New 25th Anniversary Production of Les Misérables. Prior to his appointment with Les Misérables, he was Principal Horn of The Manhattan Symphonie. Cohen was a Contributing Artist and member of a featured ensemble at the 48th and 50th International Horn Symposia, as well as at the 45th IHS.

As a chamber musician, Cohen has performed with the Inverness Chamber Players, as well several chamber and horn ensembles throughout the US. Cohen is a member of the Ad-Venturi Horn Duo. Together with Jeb Wallace, Assistant Professor of Horn at Wichita State University, the duo has performed in recital through the United States and at the 48th International Horn Symposium.

A proponent for the creation of new music for the horn, Cohen has the privilege of overseeing a project which creates new works for horn ensembles. Composers who have written for the project include Kerry Turner, Eric Ewzaen, Daniel Baldwin, James Naigus, and Jenni Brandon. He has had the opportunity to have presented the premieres of these works on recitals at the 47th and 48th International Horn Symposiums with ensembles made of up internationally recognized horn players. Additionally, Cohen has commissioned several solo and chamber works for the horn, giving their premieres throughout the United States and at international venues. His debut album Cruise Control presents the world premieres of five new works for horn as part of a major commission collaboration with five American composers.

Cohen’s love of the horn far extends just being a performer. As a lecturer, he has presented at the national and international level. His presentations, “from ON stage to UNDER it: Transforming from an Orchestral to Pit Hornist,” and “J.S. Bach: An Exploration of Teaching and Performance Practice,” have been presented at numerous International Horn Symposia, various national workshops, and universities worldwide. Aside from his presentations, Cohen is sought after as a clinician, presenting masterclasses and recitals at universities across the country, as well as an adjudicator for horn competitions. In 2017, Cohen served as the Coordinating Judge of the Engelbert Schmid Horn Competition.

From 2015-2016, Cohen served as the Maurice Faulkner Doctoral Fellow in Horn at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He holds a Master of Music and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Cohen’s principal teachers include Philip Myers, Dr. Alan Mattingly, and R. Allen Spanjer.

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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Madeline is a graduate student of Dr. Jason Kwak and will present a concert of repertoire in partial fulfillment of her Master's Degree. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Greek-American mezzo-soprano Daveda Karanas has been hailed for her “capacious power” and “a voice lustrous and exciting.” (San Francisco Chronicle)

In the 2017-2018 season, Daveda Karanas will return to Arizona Opera to role debut Fricka in the Brian Staufenbiel production of Das Reheingold. Ks. Karanas will also make her New Orleans Opera debut as Hasbeena in Burlesque Opera of Tabasco. Last season Ms. Karanas returned to Arizona Opera in her role debut of Jezibaba in Rusalka. Recently, she was seen as Liese in The Passenger at both Florida Grand Opera and Michigan Opera Theater following her successful role debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in the same role. She made a major role debut as Kundry in Parsifal at the Lyric Opera of Chicago under Andrew Davis. She then debuted at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Mother Marie in Dialogues of the Carmelites and with the Auckland Philharmonia as Brangäne in concert performances of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.

Ms. Karanas holds a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. While earning her degree, she performed such roles as Judith in Bluebeard’s Castle, Mère Marie in Dialogues des Carmélites, and the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors. She was also a member of the Boston University Opera Institute where she performed the role of Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica and the Lady with a Hat Box in Postcard from Morocco.

Daveda Karanas is a winner of the 2008 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She has also received an encouragement award from the George London Foundation in 2009. She was an international semi-finalist in the 2007 Neue Stimmen Competition, a recipient of the 2006 Encouragement Award at the Marilyn Horne Foundation Competition, and grand prizewinner of the 2005 Arizona Opera League Competition.

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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
The Stars At Night Concert Series presents a Faculty Showcase featuring Texas State music performance faculty performing several new compositions by Texas State faculty composers Michael Ippolito, Thomas Clark, Richard Hall, and Jack Wilds. Faculty performers include Karla Hamelin (cello), Michael Ippolito, Daria Rabotkina, and William McNally (piano), Ames Asbell (viola), Ian Davidson (oboe), Kari Klier (marimba), Todd Oxford (saxophone), and Caroline Steiger (horn). The new musical works, some to be heard for the first time, come from a broad range of inspirations from poetry to particle physics and utilize creative techniques from canonic ostinato to video synthesis.

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Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
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Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Elizabeth presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Join our distinguished voice area faculty as they present an evening of stunning performances!

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Voices in Harmony

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
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Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Myra Vassian present a program of solo and ensemble repertoire. Click here for more information
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Musician's Forum & Somos Musicos

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay 512-560-9945 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
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).

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances. (RED event)
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Guest Artists: 1919 Berkshire Festival

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Viola repertoire at its finest! You don't want to miss this!

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Eddie Durham Celebration Concert

Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
The annual Hill Country Jazz Festival kicks off with the popular Eddie Durham Celebration concert featuring world renowned guest artists. You won't want to miss this crowd favorite!

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Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
General Public: $15, TXST Faculty & Staff : $10, TXST Students: FREE.
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512024503375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music, University Performing Arts Committee
Legendary pianist and bandleader William James “Count” Basie was and still is an American institution that personifies the grandeur and excellence of Jazz. Carrying on his legacy, the Count Basie Orchestra, a 16- to 18-piece big band directed by Scotty Barnhart, has won 18 Grammy Awards and 20 Downbeat and Jazz Times polls … more than any other big band in jazz. Founded by Count Basie in 1935 and surviving long past the Big Band era itself, the Count Basie Orchestra remains one of the most prominent jazz performing groups from the swing era. Since Basie's passing in 1984, Thad Jones, Frank Foster, Grover Mitchell, Bill Hughes, Dennis Mackrel, and now Scotty Barnhart have led the Count Basie Orchestra and maintained it as one of the elite performing organizations in jazz. This event is sponsored by the University Performing Arts Committee. For Departmental Recital students: this is a GOLD event. Click here for more information
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Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Faculty and Guest artists present a concert to close the 2019 Hill Country Jazz Festival. Click here for more information
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Guest Artist: Danny Chapa, euphonium

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Danny Chapa recently finished his Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of North Texas degree under the instruction of Dr. Brian Bowman. He received his Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from Louisiana State University in 2008, and in 2010 he received his Masters of Music in Euphonium Performance degree from UNT. Dr. Chapa currently severs as the adjunct professor of low brass at Stephen F. Austin State University and is also a member of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra, principal trombonist of the Odysseus Chamber Orchestra, a member of the Founders Tuba Euphonium Quartet and the North Texas Euphonium Quartet which frequently preforms guest artists recitals throughout the country. Click here for more information
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Symphonic Orchestra Concert

Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
The Texas State Symphonic Orchestra, under the baton of Dr. Jacob Harrison, performs their first concert of the Spring Semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street Garage location next to the Music Building. Attention, students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Faculty Artists; Karla Hamelin, cello; and Faith DeBow, piano team up once again to present an exquisite evening of music.

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Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
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Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
This paper surveys analytical approaches for several important domains of recorded popular music: texture, form, phrase structure, cadence, harmony, scale, meter and rhythm, and recording techniques. I begin with a summary of the most salient commonalities and differences between art and popular music; although the syntaxes of many vernacular musics differ on the surface from those of art music, this is not the case with many deeper-level organizing principles. Then I discuss analytical approaches for the domains listed above, with commentary on their advantages and limitations, and some comparisons to analogous models developed for art music in the Western European tradition. Although my examples are drawn primarily from late 20th-century Anglophone pop-rock, I consider the applicability of these analytical models to other repertoires as well. Click here for more information
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Stars At Night: Millennium Brass

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Virtuosity, versatility, and variety are the hallmarks of the Millennium Brass, one of the most innovative and exciting new chamber ensembles to appear on the national concert scene in recent years. The ensemble brings together five of America's finest brass players: Vince DiMartino, trumpet; Richard Illman, trumpet; Lisa O. Bontrager, horn; Scott Hartman, trombone; and Marty Erickson, tuba. Each is recognized internationally as a leading virtuoso on his or her instrument.

Comfortable in jazz and pops styles as well as the classical idiom, the members of the Millennium Brass display a rare versatility in their playing. Collectively, they have performed as a solo and section members with many of America's leading orchestras, including those in Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Minnesota, Rochester, St. Louis, and Washington. Members of the Millennium Brass perform in the world famous Brass Band of Battle Creek.

They have also appeared with many of the world's most famous popular stars, including Burt Bacharach, Pearl Bailey, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles, the Fifth Dimension, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Bob Hope, Henry Mancini, Chuck Mangione, Doc Severinsen, and Clark Terry. With a repertoire that ranges from the standard classical brass quintets to ragtime to brass band chestnuts to jazz and popular works, the Millennium Brass brings unmatched variety to its concert programs.

The members of the Millennium Brass are also nationally respected educators. They now hold or have held faculty appointments at some of the country's most prestigious colleges and universities, including Boston University, the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University, University of Kentucky, Michigan State University, New England Conservatory, Penn State University and Lawrence University.

With its brilliant virtuosity, dynamic programming, and unmatched musical excitement, the Millennium Brass is truly the ensemble for the new century.

Open to the public.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at 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).

$12* Adult/$8* 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 www.txstatepresents.com
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Oboist Ian Davidson has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on six continents as part of forty international concert tours. He is Solo English Horn and Associate Principal Oboe of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Oboe of the Austin Opera Orchestra.  Other engagements include stints as Principal Oboe of the Dallas Bach Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Dallas and the Austin Sinfonietta as well as Assistant Principal Oboe of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, Principal Oboe of the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, and Solo English Horn of the Bear Valley Music Festival.

Concerto appearances include the Dallas Bach Orchestra, the Austin Chamber Orchestra, the Austin Sinfonietta, Dallas Chamber Orchestra, the Laredo Philharmonic, Chamber Soloists of Austin, Balcones Chamber Orchestra, and the Bear Valley Symphony Orchestra. International recitals and residencies include the Moscow Conservatory of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University, the University of Silesia, Trinity College of Music in London, the Institute of Culture in St. Petersburg, the University of Piui in Brazil, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa, EAFIT University in Medellin, Colombia, the University of Guadalajra, the University of the Americas in Quito, and the State Conservatory of Music in Bratislava.

His festival appearances include the Aspen Music Festival, the Victoria Bach Festival, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Texas Bach Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, Bear Valley Music Festival, Blue Lake Festival, Mendocino Music Festival, Festivale da Musica Camera, the Assisi Chamber Music Festival, and the Festivale dei due Mondi.
 
Film credits include the movies “Spy Kids II” (with Antonio Banderas, Karla Gugino, Steve Buscemi, Alan Cumming, Tony Shalhoub), “To The Wonder”, (with Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Rachel McAdams, Olga Kurylenko) “Knight of Cups” (with Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett, Brian Denehey, Nick Offerman) and “The Vessel” (with Martin Sheen.) Among his numerous CD recordings are - eleven recordings with the Wild Basin Winds as well as recordings with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Soloists of Austin, Conspirare, The Pleasant Street Players, and Trio88.  All are available on iTunes, Spotify and Apple Music.

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Stars At Night: Attacca Quartet

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
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Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
The internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet is one of the most dynamic ensembles of their generation. Praised by The Strad for possessing “maturity beyond its members’ years,” 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. From 2011-2013 they served as the Juilliard Graduate Resident String Quartet, and for the 2014-2015 season, they were selected as the Quartet in Residence by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. As stated by The Washington Post, “Mastery like this is scarce enough in quartets that have played together for decades.”

The Attacca Quartet’s most recent album release included string quartet works of Michael Ippolito. These works were performed as part of the group’s residency at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, including three concerts of works by living composers. The group's next recording project will feature string quartet works of Caroline Shaw.

The Attacca Quartet recently completed a recording project of Haydn’s masterwork “The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross,” arranged by Andrew Yee and the Attacca Quartet. In his review for Gramophone, Donald Rosenberg wrote, “The Attacca Quartet explore the work’s range of expressive moods with utmost sensitivity to nuance and interplay .... They triumph in every respect, and are captured in such vivid sound that no telling Haydn detail is allowed to go unheard.” Thewholenote.com wrote, “It’s easily the most satisfying string version of the work that I’ve heard.”

In 2013, the quartet released the complete works for string quartet by John Adams on Azica Records. It was praised by Steve Smith of The New York Times as a “vivacious, compelling set,” describing the Attacca Quartet’s playing as “exuberant, funky, and … exactingly nuanced.” The Boston Globe also praised the release, stating, “Few [recent recordings] are as consequential as ‘Fellow Traveler,’ … superb performances.” The album was the recipient of the 2013 National Federation of Music Clubs Centennial Chamber Music Award. The quartet has been honored with both the Arthur Foote Award from the Harvard Musical Association and the Lotos Prize in the Arts from the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation.

The Attacca Quartet has engaged in extensive educational and community outreach projects, serving as guest artists and teaching fellows at the Lincoln Center Institute, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Vivace String Camp in New York, the Woodlands ChamberFest in Texas, Virginia Arts Festival, Bravo! Vail Valley and Animato Summer Music Camp at Florida International University in Miami. Since 2006, they have performed in yearly benefit concerts supporting the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation’s efforts. The members of the Attacca Quartet currently reside in New York City. They are represented by Baker Artists, LLC.

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CANCELLED - CANCELED - Concert Band Concert

Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
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School of Music
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CANCELLED - CANCELED - Symphonic Winds Concert

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$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
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School of Music
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Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
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Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
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School of Music
Dr. Kyle Glaser and Prof. Matthew Holzner present the ensembles in a joint concert. Click here for more information
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CANCELLED - CANCELED - Wind Symphony Concert

Cost:
$12 General Admission. $8 Students/Seniors
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
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School of Music
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Senior Recital: Alisa Pock, soprano

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Alisa presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Bradley Whitten, tenor

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
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School of Music
Bradley is a student of Dr. Richard Novak and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Graduate Recital: Trinidad Agosto, tenor

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
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School of Music
Trinidad performs this recital in partial fulfillment of his Master's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Youth Outreach Program Concert

Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Join the Hill Country Youth Chorus directed by Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer, the Texas State String Project, directed by Dr. Ames Asbell, and Mariachi Infantil, directed by John Lopez, in a joint Youth Outreach Program concert.

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Jazz Orchestra Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
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School of Music
Dr, Keith Winking leads the Texas State Jazz Orchestra in a concert of big band favorites.

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Recital Hall
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School of Music
Collaborative pianist Dr. Gabriel Dobner returns to Texas State University, this time joining forces with Faculty Artist Ron Ulen to present Schubert's song cycle "Die Winterreise"

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Recital Hall
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$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
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School of Music
Critically acclaimed as “a passionate pianist and scholar,” 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 United States. Her 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 appearances with the University of Chicago Symphony, Southern Illinois Symphony, Chicago Chamber Orchestra and the Tutti Orchestra.

Dr. Belsky’s love for a wide variety of music has led her to play early music with original instrument ensembles, and receive awards for her interpretation of new American music. In the past few years alone, she has introduced, in world and local premieres, compositions by no fewer than a dozen living composers. She also appears regularly as a harpsichordist with the Chicago Syntagma Musicum Ensemble.

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Noche de Mariachi

Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.com
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Our very own Maricahi Newva Generacion, and Mariachi Lince de Oro joins forces with 3 local high school ensembles to present a spectacular evening of Mariachi music! Click here for more information
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Musician's Forum and Somos Musicos

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
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).

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances. (RED event)
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Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
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Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
All five choral ensembles at Texas State University join forces to present a concert of the music of composer, Gwyneth Walker. Come enjoy performances by The Men's Choir, Women's Choir, VocaLibe, University Singers and Chorale.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital. this is a MAROON event.
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Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
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Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Rhonda Larson is a Grammy Award-winning player of the flute, born and raised in the mountains of Montana.  This Big Sky Country in the Wild West helped form her into a nature-loving, free spirited trail blazing artist. She entered the national music scene by winning first prize in the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition at the age of 22, including a Carnegie Hall debut. Shortly thereafter, Rhonda was invited to join forces with the Paul Winter Consort, initiating her journey into a rich palette of music gleaned from around the world.

Composing much of her own music, Larson’s visionary force showcases her gold flute and an array of ethnic flutes in a new and refreshing light. Rhonda has also expanded the sonic capabilities of her instrument with entirely new techniques, most notably her inventive flute-and-voice unison, performed simultaneously.

Rhonda’s latest CD release, Live from China, features her band Ventus from a recent twenty-five city tour throughout China.  Most of the selections are Larson’s original World Fusion compositions, including arrangements of traditional Celtic, Armenian, Romanian, and Chinese melodies.  The recording offers a bonus track of Rhonda’s new solo, Metamorphosis, which took her four years to write due to its inherent complexities and inventive techniques she has developed further.  “No piece has ever taken this long to complete, but I really have no other choice than to humbly allow the time it takes for the music to evolve, and IT lets me know when it is ready to be offered.  The title speaks to its musical journey, but also as a metaphor to my own development on both a sacred and technical level.  My first priority is to artistic authenticity, hoping to better serve the odds of lifting people’s hearts—THAT is why I am a musician.”

Rhonda tours world-wide, and has a discography of over 20 commercial recordings, including two other solo recordings, Distant Mirrors, and Free as a Bird.  As a sought-after teacher, she conducts masterclasses at universities, flute organizations, community outreach events, and individual instruction.  She owns and operates her publishing company, Wood Nymph Music, producing her sheet music from graphic design to distribution.

Ms. Larson performed on a live CBS finale episode of “Survivor” from Madison Square Garden’s, seen by over 40 million viewers, and is featured in “Flute Stories–101 Inspirational Stories from the World’s Best Flute Players” publication.  She is a former Board member of the National Flute Association, and currently serves as a member of the World Flute Society Board of Directors.

Rhonda and her husband Dr. Lee J. deLisle live in Connecticut, and part-time at their home in the medieval village of Roccantica, Italy.  When not playing the flute, Rhonda can be found out-doors.

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Senior Recital: Lyndsy Tacquard, horn

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Lyndsy is a student of Dr. Caroline Steiger and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txsate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Lauded by the San Francisco Chronicle for an ease with coloratura that one hears “blazing forth brightly” as well as her “lyrical phrasing sweetly rendered,” soprano Suzanne Ramo recently appeared with Chamber Music Amarillo in Mahler’s 4th Symphony, and with Amarillo Opera as
Violetta in La traviata, a performance that was broadcast on Panhandle PBS. A frequent performer in the state of Texas, she has brought her crystalline soprano to Orff’s Carmina Burana with Ballet Austin, and returned to the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra for the title role of
Donizetti’s Rita. As Constance in Les dialogues des Carmélites with Austin Opera, she earned a nomination for an Austin Critics’ Table Award as best singer of the 2008-09 season. Declared “always a highlight of any Austin Opera production she joins” by the Austin American-Statesman,
she has previously joined the company as Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Stella in Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire, and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. She received a second nomination from the Austin Critics’ Table Awards for her performance in Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with the Texas Choral Consort in the 2013-14 season. Other roles include Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro; Musetta in La bohème; Violetta in La traviata, Micaela in Carmen, Madame Mao in Adams’ Nixon in China; and Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte. With the San Francisco Opera, she sang the title role of The Ballad of Baby Doe, Der Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte, Woglinde in both Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung, Der Waldvogel in Siegfried in addition to joining the company for its productions of Rigoletto, Falstaff, Der Rosenkavalier, and Semele. Also under the auspices of San Francisco Opera, she sang title role of La Calisto, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring, and Elvira in L’italiana in Algeri in California as well as Violetta in La traviata on tour with the Western Opera Theater.

A prolific interpreter of oratorio repertoire, she has joined the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra under the baton of Nicholas McGegan for Beethoven’s Christus am Ölberge, Modesto Symphony for Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Stanford University as guest soloist for Mozart’s Mass in C minor, another Carmina Burana with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Panamá at the Alfredo Saint-Malo Music Festival, as well as the Strata Trio for Schubert’s Der Hirt auf dem Felsen at Concerts at the Point in Massachusetts. Especially sought after for concert performances in her
home of Texas, she has sung acclaimed performances of Strauss’ Vier letzte Lieder and Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ with the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah and Poulenc’s Gloria with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the
Victoria Symphony, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with the Brazos Valley Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem with Musica Ecclesiae in Austin, and University of Texas Wind Ensemble, in addition to concerts of Broadway favorites with the San Antonio Symphony and Victoria Symphony. With the
Southeastern Festival of Song, she has presented recital programs that included “Dio cor mio” from Handel’s Alcina along with the works of Berlioz, Poulenc, Heggie, Musto, and Porter.

In addition to performing, Dr. Ramo has been an Attaway Scholar at the Centenary College of Lousiana, where she presented her research on the Father-Daughter Relationship in Verdi’s Luisa Miller, Rigoletto and La traviata.

Ramo holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.
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Graduate Recital: Ramona Douglas, flute

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Ramona is a student of Dr. Adah Jones and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Master's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Jazz Ensemble Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Directed by Dr. Utah Hamrick, the Jazz Lab Band presents a concert of standards for your enjoyment.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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TXST Flute Studio Recital

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Adah Jones, perform a mid term recital for your listening pleasure.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage. located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Jazz Lab Bands Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Utah Hamrick leads the Texas State Jazz Ensemble through their paces in a concert you won't want to miss!

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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
In this multimedia presentation, Kenneth Womack traces the life and times of George Martin as he remakes himself from a boy from the wrong side of the tracks into the most celebrated record producer of his day. Womack tells the riveting story of Martin’s early disdain for the Beatles, who won him over with their humor and their innovative sound. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Vanguel Tangarov performs as principal clarinet for the Austin Opera, Mid-Texas Symphony and Victoria Symphony orchestras. Tangarov is an assistant professor of clarinet at Texas State. He is also artistic director of the Musicartissimo International Master Class Series.

Tangarov previously served as principal clarinet at the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Bulgaria; Academia Chigiana Symphony Orchestra, Italy; Jeunesses Musicales World Symphony Orchestra, Germany; and Monterrey Symphony Orchestra (OSUANL) in Mexico. He has appeared as a soloist with the Mid-Texas Symphony in USA; Plovdiv Philharmonic, Rouse Philharmonic, Varna Philharmonic and Sofia Philharmonic orchestras in Bulgaria; Constanta Philharmonic in Romania; and Monterrey Symphony (OSUANL) and Monterrey Chamber Orchestra in Mexico, performing music by Mozart, Weber, Copland, Francaix, Cimarosa, Giampieri, Bernstein and Pipkov.

Vanguel Tangarov has performed in more than 20 countries on four continents, winning positive critical acclaim. Equally popular as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, he has performed in important venues worldwide such as Berliner Filharmoniker Hall (Berlin), Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Schauspielhaus (Berlin), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Boston Symphony Hall (USA), Oslo Konserthaus (Norway), Cadogan Hall (London), Symphony Hall Birmingham (UK), Bulgaria Hall (Sofia) and Zaragoza Hall (Spain), to name a few.

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Junior Recital: Matt Acosta, trombone

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Matt is a student of Dr. Martin McCain and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Senior 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.

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Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Conte proved himself versatile musically, and by 1973, he was playing regularly in local clubs. He quickly became a busy studio musician, and throughout the 1970s, he played in the Latin fusion band Caldera.

In the 1980s, Conte toured with several different musicians, including Madonna, guitarist Al Di Meola, and Andy Narell. His debut as a bandleader came in 1987, when he released La Cocina Caliente, which included a Latinized version of Chopin's "Susarasa". Conte also played percussion on the Pat Metheny Group release 'We Live Here', in 1995, as well as I Mother Earth's first two albums Dig (1994) and Scenery and Fish (1996).

Recently, Conte has toured as part of James Taylor's "Band of Legends." He has also played alongside such famed musicians as Alex Acuña, Jaguares, Larry Klimas, and David Garfield, both as a bandleader and a sideman.

Luis Conte was part of Phil Collins 1997 "Dance into the Light" tour and 2004 "First Farewell Tour", performing in both of them Afro-Cuban percussion and adding more depth into the concert songs. He also performed during The Phil Collins Big Band tours in 1996 and 1998.

In 1999 Conte collaborated in Maná MTV Unplugged project.

In 2009 worked together with Sergio Vallín in his Bendito Entre

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Die Zauberflöte

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Texas State Opera Theater and Texas State Symphony Orchestra presents one of the most famous operas of all time Die Zauberflöte. This production is set in a galaxy far, far away with new dialogue in English and singing in German with English supertitles written by Caitlin Turnage, an award winning masters student playwright. Love, laughs, epic battles between light and dark, and new plot twists make this a show suited for first time opera viewers and opera buffs alike. This production will take place in the Patti Strickel Harrison Theater in the Performing Arts Center March 28-31.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event. 

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Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Jacob is a student of Prof. Raul Rodriguez and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Die Zauberflöte

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Texas State Opera Theater and Texas State Symphony Orchestra presents one of the most famous operas of all time Die Zauberflöte. This production is set in a galaxy far, far away with new dialogue in English and singing in German with English supertitles written by Caitlin Turnage, an award winning masters student playwright. Love, laughs, epic battles between light and dark, and new plot twists make this a show suited for first time opera viewers and opera buffs alike. This production will take place in the Patti Strickel Harrison Theater in the Performing Arts Center March 28-31.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event. 

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the theater.
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Senior Recital: Diego Rosales, trumpet

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.du
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Diego is a student of Dr. Keith Winking and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music Click here for more information
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Die Zauberflöte

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Texas State Opera Theater and Texas State Symphony Orchestra presents one of the most famous operas of all time Die Zauberflöte. This production is set in a galaxy far, far away with new dialogue in English and singing in German with English supertitles written by Caitlin Turnage, an award winning masters student playwright. Love, laughs, epic battles between light and dark, and new plot twists make this a show suited for first time opera viewers and opera buffs alike. This production will take place in the Patti Strickel Harrison Theater in the Performing Arts Center March 28-31.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event. 

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the theater.
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Die Zauberflöte

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Texas State Opera Theater and Texas State Symphony Orchestra presents one of the most famous operas of all time Die Zauberflöte. This production is set in a galaxy far, far away with new dialogue in English and singing in German with English supertitles written by Caitlin Turnage, an award winning masters student playwright. Love, laughs, epic battles between light and dark, and new plot twists make this a show suited for first time opera viewers and opera buffs alike. This production will take place in the Patti Strickel Harrison Theater in the Performing Arts Center March 28-31.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Trombone Studio Recital

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Prof. Charles Hurt perform their mid-term recital.

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Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Todd Oxford and Dr. Brian Trittin present the first of two studio recitals.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage located next to the Music Building.

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Viola Studio Recital

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Ames Asbell present their mid-term recital.

Fee based parking is available in the Edward Gary Street parking garage located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Shostakovich Recital #1

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Jason Kwak, Dr. Daria Rabotkina and Dr. Kyung-Ae Lee perform repertoire written by Russian composer Dimitri Shostakovich Click here for more information
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Junior Recital: Fabian Reyes, trombone

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Fabian is a student of Dr. Martin McCain and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music Click here for more information
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Shostakovich Recital #2

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Jason Kwak, Dr. Daria Rabotkina and Dr. Kyung-Ae Lee perform works by Russian composer Dimitri Shostakovich. Click here for more information
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Wind Symphony Chamber Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Caroline Beatty leads a select group of musicians who make up the Wind Symphony Chamber Ensemble in this performance.

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Musician's Forum and Somos Musicos

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
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).

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances. (RED event)
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
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.

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Faculty Artists Recital: Trio488

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Established in fall of 2008, 'Trio 488' is comprised of members from the applied music faculty at Texas State University.  The goal of this group is to not only expose the vast amount of music written for this combination, but also to encourage and promote new music for this instrumentation.  Within their first year, 'Trio 488' has already performed all around the country, been invited to perform at the International Double Reed Society in London, the International Conference in Arts and Humanities in Honolulu, Southwestern Chapter of College Music Society Conference, commissioned and premiered several works, and initiated plans for  their first commercial CD.

Already highly recognized in their own field, members of 'Trio 488' are committed to exposing to the world the unique and beautiful sounds of this ensemble.  Please check back often for news, performances and other future endeavors of 'Trio 488'.

Ian Davidson, oboe; Daris Hale, bassoon; Jason Kwak, piano.
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Graduate Recital: Seth Davis, conductor

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Seth is a student of Dr. Caroline Beatty, Dr. Kyle Glaser and Dr. Jacob Harrison and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Master's Degree in Conducting. Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Elaina Walzel, bassoon

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Elaina is a student of Prof. Daris Hale and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Andrew Cheetham, native of Columbia, Missouri, attended the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, Master's Degree in Trumpet Performance, and a Performer's Certificate. Andrew also holds a Doctorate in Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music, where he received a Certificate of Excellence in Performance, the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for his area, and a minor in Music History.

As a classical and jazz trumpeter, Andrew has performed in and conducted various ensembles across the United States and in Europe. He is currently principal trumpet in the Danville (Illinois) Symphony Orchestra, has held principal trumpet positions with the North Arkansas Symphony and the Prairie Ensemble Chamber Orchestra, and performs regularly with a number of regional orchestras across Illinois. In addition, Andrew has performed with the Austin Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic and the Tulsa Symphony Brass. As a jazz musician, Andrew is a founding member of the Four Other Brothers Jazz Trumpet Quartet and has collaborated with musicians including Bobby Shew, Slide Hampton, Peter Erskine, Conrad Herwig, Gregg Bissonette, and many others. Andrew is also sought after as an adjudicator and clinician, and regularly travels across the country for jazz festivals and other events to speak about Practice Techniques, Jazz Improvisation, and Performance Anxiety.

Andrew has experience as a band director in the Austin, TX public schools and has taught trumpet, led jazz ensembles and small groups, and taught various academic courses at all levels for nearly twenty years. Andrew currently serves as Associate Professor of Trumpet at Eastern Illinois University, and has taught in similar trumpet and jazz roles at Oklahoma State University and Nazareth College of Rochester. Andrew was a trumpeter and ensemble leader in the United States Army, where he was often a featured trumpet soloist, performed in countless ceremonies, concerts and conventions all over the country, and received two Army Achievement medals for his work.

Andrew holds a deep interest in new music in both classical and jazz idioms and regularly supports young composers through individual commissions and consortium projects.

Andrew is an Artist/Clinician for The Edwards Instrument Company in Elkhorn, Wisconsin.
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TXST Cello Studio Recital I

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Karla Hamelin present their pre-jury recital with repertoire they have worked on for the Spring semester.

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TXST Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Prof. Raul Rodriguez present their final concert for the Spring semester,

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary street parking garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention, students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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TXST Cello Studio Recital II

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Karla Hamelin present their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary street parking garage, located next to the performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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TXST Trombone Ensemble Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Prof. Charles Hurt, present their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street parking garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Percussion Ensemble & Steelband Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Professor Genearo Gonzales present a concert featuring our very own Steel-drum ensemble.

Fee based parking is available in the Pleasant Street garage located next to the Music Building.

attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Senior Recital: Matt Pehl, trombone

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Matt presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Percussion Ensemble Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Prof. Bobby Lopez present their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available in the Pleasant Street garage located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Ramo Studio Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Suzanne Ramo perform a concert of repertoire they have been working on for the semester. Click here for more information
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Guest Artist: Daniel Dufour, drums

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Daniel Dufour, raised in Willis, Texas, is a freelance percussionist whose influences cover many genres of music. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Percussion Performance at Sam Houston State University, Daniel moved to Austin, Texas where he received his Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. While living in Austin, Daniel has had the opportunity to play with many great musicians including Pete Rodriquez, Gabriel Santiago, Justin Vasquez, Lynn Seaton, Mitch Watkins, Suzi Stern, Andre Hayward, Ephraim Owens, Elias Haslanger, Red Young, Kevin Lovejoy, Woody Witt, Joe LoCascio, Rotem Sivan, Randy Brecker, Luis Perdomo, Roberto Quintero, Kirk Covington, Maria Schneider, and Joshua Redman.

Daniel has been a part of many festivals in the greater South East region of Texas. Such appearances included The Corpus Christi Jazz Festival (www.texasjazz-fest.org), the Jazz'S Alive Festival in San Antonio (saparksfoundation.org…), the SHSU Bill Watrous Jazz Festival (www.shsu.edu…), and the Temple College Jazz Festival (templejc.edu…). His teachers include Jeff Hellmer, Wayne Salzmann ii, John Mills, John Fremgen, Aric Schneller, and John Lane.

Daniel is an endorsing artist for Aquarian Drum Heads, Innovative Percussion Sticks, Zildjian Cymbals, and Canopus Drums.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a GOLD event. Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the Performing Arts Center.
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Senior Recital: Vikas Chopra, clarinet

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Vikas is a student of Dr. Vanguel Tangarov and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event. Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the Performing Arts Center.
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TXST Flute Choir Recital

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Adah Jones, present their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage, located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Mariachi Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$12 general admission, $8 students/seniors
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Award winning student Mariachi ensembles "Mariachi Nueva Generacion" and "Mariachi Lince de Oro" under the tutelage of Professors Lopez and Guzman, present their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street parking garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Graduate Recital: Jett Walker, trombone

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Jett is a student of Dr. Martin McCain and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Master's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Lynn F. Ledbetter, Professor of Violin, holds the Bachelor of Music Degree in Violin Performance from the University of Houston, and the Master of Music Degree in Violin Literature/Pedagogy and the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Violin Performance from the University of Texas at Austin. She has served on the music faculties of Eastern New Mexico University, the College of Saint Scholastica and the University of Southern Mississippi. She has been affiliated in a principal or concertmaster capacity with the Musica Bella Orchestra of New York, the Broadway Bach Ensemble of New York, the Arlington (VA) Symphony, Arlington Philharmonic Association, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Orchestra of Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Opera, Serenata of Santa Fe, Caritas Chorale and Symphony of Idaho, the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, the Lubbock Symphony/Chamber Orchestra, the Roswell Symphony, the Buffalo Commons Chamber Music Society, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Bedford Springs Festival, the Meridian Symphony, the Jackson Symphony, the Duluth-Superior Symphony and the Austin Symphony. For four years, she served as Concertmaster of the Rochester Symphony Orchestra and as First Violin with the Rochester String Quartet.

Dr. Ledbetter has performed and continues to concertize as a soloist/chamber/orchestral musician in several ensembles throughout the United States, Bulgaria, Turkey, Canada, China, Europe, and Mexico. In addition, she is in great demand as an adjudicator for various national/state/international concerto and chamber music competitions.  She is affiliated as featured artist/teacher/chamber music coach with Vianden Chamber Music Festival in Luxembourg, the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Germany and Italy, and MusicArtissimo International Music Festival in Bulgaria each summer.

In 2018, she was named to the American String Teachers Association’s “Studio Teacher Committee” and is scheduled to be a presenter at the 2019 ASTA Convention in Albuquerque.  She will also present a session at Texas Music Educators Association Conference in San Antonio in February 2019.

In 2016, she was named to the American String Teachers Association’s “Collegiate Committee”.  She recently finished work as Chair of the Violin Committee for the third edition of the American String Teachers Association "String Syllabus".   She has held the office of President in the Texas Chapter of the American String Teachers Association, and served as a member of the American String Teachers’ Association’s “Studio Instruction Committee”.  She was the featured master class clinician at ASTA’s National Conference in Providence, RI in February 2013, and has just been named the recipient of the prestigious 2016 Phyllis Young Studio Teacher of the Year Award given by the Texas Chapter of the American String Teachers Association.

As a teacher, her students have gone on to become successful string music educators throughout Texas and the United States, as well as professional orchestral players, soloists and chamber musicians.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a GOLD event. Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the Performing Arts Center.
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Senior Recital: Julia Escobar, flute

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txsstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Julia is a student of Dr. Adah Jones and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music.

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event. Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the Performing arts Center.
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Senior Recital: Seattle Adams, oboe

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Seattle is a student of Dr. Ian Davidson and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Joseph is a student of Dr. Todd Oxford and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. 

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event. Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the Performing Arts Center.
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Martha presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. 

Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event. Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street Parking Garage located next to the Performing Arts Center.
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Senior Recital: Leighton Gambles, piano

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Leighton is a student of Dr. Daria Rabotkina and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Terri Boutte, cello

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Terri is a student of Dr. Karla Hamelin and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Danielle Ortiz, trumpet

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Danielle is a student of Dr. Bob Cannon and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Sophia Simmons, horn

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Sophia is a student of Dr. Caroline Steiger and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Graduate Recital: Raquel Gomez, violin

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Raquel is a student of Dr. Lynn Ledbetter and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Master's Degree in Music Click here for more information
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Saxophone Ensembles Concert

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Our two Saxophone quartets join forces to present their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Ledbetter Studio Recital

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Violin students of Dr. Lynn Ledbetter present a recital of music being worked on this semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Senior Recital: Mandy Faccenda, piano

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Mandy is a student of Dr. Daria Rabotkina and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Saxophone Studio Recital #2

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Todd Oxford and Dr. Brian Trittin perform in the second studio recital.

Fee based parking  is available at the Pleasant Street garage located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Ledbetter Studio Recital #2

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Lynn Ledbetter perform music they have been working on for the semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Matt presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
TXST Trombone Choir and the Hill Country Jazzbones join forces to present an evening you won't want to miss! Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Zachary Bailey, tuba

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Zachary is a student of Prof. Raul Rodriguez and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree of Music. Click here for more information
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Clarinet Studio Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Vanguel Tangarov present a concert of repertoire they have been working on for the semester. Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Boran Zhao, piano

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Boran presents his final recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Jazz Orchestra Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Keith Winking conducts the Texas State Jazz Orchestra in their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street parking garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Guest Artist: Canetti-menagerie

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 General admission. $5 Students/Seniors (plus $2 processing fee)
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
This 60-­‐to 70-­‐minute program (played continuously, without pauses) consists of group improvisations and solo performances of works by American composer Joseph Klein, which are based on Elias Canetti's 1974 book Der Ohrenzeuge, a collection of fifty surreal character studies. The performance is designed as a multimedia event, which includes theatrical lighting and staging, readings from the Canetti texts, and video
projections of photographic interpretations of the various Canetti characters by artist Jessica Leza.
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Jazz Lab Band Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Utah Hamrick conducts the Texas State Jazz Lab Band in their final concert of the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street parking garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Todd Oxford presents a solo recital for your listening pleasure.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street parking garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a GOLD event.
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TXST Jazz Combos

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
The widely respected and fast-growing Jazz Program at Texas State now boasts four separate combos performing for you this evening. Click here for more information
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Clarinet Studio Recital

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
Students of Dr. Vanguel Tangarov present a concert of repertoire they have been working for the semester. Click here for more information
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Piano Studio Recital I

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Jason Kwak and Dr. Dr. Daria Rabotkina perform solo repertoire they have been working on for the semester. Click here for more information
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Piano Studio Recital II

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Jason Kwak and Dr. Daria Rabotkina presents a concert of repertoire they have been working on for the semester. Click here for more information
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Texas State String Project Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Ames Asbell leads this Youth Outreach Program of talented string players in their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Men & Women's Choir

Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer and Mr. Craig Aamot lead the ensembles in their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary street garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Senior Recital: Nathan Snyder, clarinet

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Nathan is a student of Prof. Steven Girko and performs this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Senior Recital: Nick Joslyn, oboe

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txsate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Nick is a student of Dr. Ian Davidson and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of his Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Chorale & University Singers Concert

Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Joey Martin and Dr. Jonathan Babcock lead the ensembles in a celebration of the music of Jocelyn Hagen. 

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage, located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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TXST Flute Studio Recital

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Adah Jones present their final studio recital for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Bird Violin Studio Recital

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Paula Bird present a recital of repertoire they have been working on for the semester. Click here for more information
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Jazz Ensemble Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Utah Hamrick leads the Texas State Jazz Ensemble in their final performance for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Guitar Ensemble Recital

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Prof. Mark Cruz present a concert of repertoire written for small ensembles. Click here for more information
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Graduate Recital: Hyunjin Wang, piano

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Hyunjin presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Master's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Symphony Orchestra Concert

Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Jacob Harrison leads the Texas State Symphony Orchestra in its final performance for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage, located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Concert Band Concert

Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay
512-245-3375
db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Prof. Matthew Holzner directs the Texas State Concert Band in their final performance of the Spring semester.


Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage, located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Symphonic Winds Concert

Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay
512-245-3375
db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Kyle Glaser leads the Texas State Symphonic Winds in their final concert for the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage, located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is MAROON event.
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Guitar Studio Recital

Location:
Music Building; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Prof. Mark Cruz present a recital of repertoire they have been working on this semester. Click here for more information
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Wind Symphony Concert

Location:
Evans Auditorium
Cost:
$10 adult $5 student / senior Plus $2.00 processing fee.
Contact:
Danton Bankay
512-245-3375
db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Caroline Beatty leads the Texas State Wind Symphony in their final concert of the Spring semester.

Fee based parking is available at the Pleasant Street garage, located next to the Music Building. Attention students enrolled in Departmental recital, this is a MAROON event.
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Senior Recital: Julia Perez, viola

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstae.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Julia is a student of Dr. Ames Asbell and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Feria del Mariachi Concert

Location:
Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$16 general admission, $12 students/seniors
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Join the festivities as Mariachi ensembles from all over Texas take part in this annual treat!

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a RED event.
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Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Jaimie presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Master's Degree in Music. Click here for more information
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Piano Chamber Recital

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Students of Dr. Jason Kwak and Sr. Daria Rabotkina present repertoir they have been working on this semester. Click here for more information
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Junior Recital: Jingyu Li, violin

Location:
Performing Arts Center; Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton S. Bankay 512-245-3375 db69@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Jingyu is a student of Dr. Lynn Ledbetter and presents this recital in partial fulfillment of her Bachelor's Degree in Music Click here for more information
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Musician's Forum and Somos Musicos

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
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).

Somos Musicos is a concert series showcasing a variety of student performances. (RED event)
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Hill Country Youth Chorus Concert

Location:
Recital Hall
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Danton Bankay, db69@txstate.edu, 512-245-3375
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer conducts this group of talented young singers as part of the School of Music's Youth Outreach program.

Fee based parking is available at the Edward Gary Street garage, located next to the Performing Arts Center. Attention students enrolled in Departmental Recital, this is a MAROON event.
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