Division News & Events

Dr. Hye-Young Suh Guest Piano Recital

October 16, 2013 7:30P.M.
Baker Recital Hall

This program will feature works by women composers such as Fanny Mendelssohn-Hansel (Felix Mendelssohn’s sister) and two Korean women composers. Korean pianist, Hye-Young Suh, is a graduate of Seoul National University and Cleveland Institute of Music and has appeared as a soloist with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Global Symphony Orchestra, and Kharkov Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine. Admission is free and open to the public.

IWU Orchestra & Singers Concert

October 30, 2013 7:30P.M.
Phillippe Auditorium

Don’t miss this hauntingly beautiful night of French romantic music featuring the IWU Orchestra, under the baton of Professor Jason Thompson, as they perform Berlioz’s “Hungarian March” from The Damnation of Faust and Bizet’s “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1.” The evening concludes with the IWU Orchestra and Singers, under the direction of Dr. Michael Dennis, as they perform the exquisite Requiem by Gabriel Faure. Experience this musical night of Death and Resurrection.

Faculty Piano Quartet

November 8, 2013 7:30P.M.
Baker Recital Hall

Come hear IWU faculty, Dr. Phoenix Park-Kim, piano; Emily Thompson, violin; Jason Thompson, viola; and Dr. Ka-Wai Yu, cello, perform a recital of heavy-hitting piano quartet repertoire. The concert will feature Mozart’s Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major and Brahms’ monumental Piano Quartet in C Minor. You won’t want to miss an opportunity to hear some of our wonderful faculty!

IWU Jazz Ensemble and Combo

November 14, 2013 7:30P.M.
Phillippe Auditorium

Enjoy swing, Latin, and contemporary styles as both the IWU Jazz Ensemble and Combo perform a wide variety of jazz favorites. This is sure to be a great concert for fans of all ages. Tickets can be purchased at the IWU Box office for $5.

IWU Wind Ensemble Concert

November 15, 2013 7:30P.M.
Phillippe Auditorium

The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Michael Flanagin and Dr. Chris Lessly, will present sacred and patriotic music, as well as standard marches representing the best of yesterday and today. The band will also perform music from Stravinsky’s Firebird. Admission is free and open to the public.

Piano Ensemble Concert

November 20, 2013 7:30P.M.
Baker Recital Hall

Come join the Piano Ensemble in Baker Recital Hall to hear selected works for duet and duo piano. Students will perform together on one, two, and multiple piano combinations to provide an enjoyable evening of music.

Jennifer Rowley Guest Vocal Recital

November 21, 2013 7:30P.M.
Baker Recital Hall

Several short months before her Metropolitan Opera debut as Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme, soprano Jennifer Rowley will visit IWU for three days to visit lessons, teach a master class with IWU voice majors, and perform a recital of poignant song and opera literature. Rowley’s extensive career has included winning such renowned competitions as the Richard Tucker Competition and the Gerda Lissner Foundation International Vocal Competition, as well as performances at such prestigious venues as New York City Opera, Savolinna Opera, Norwegian National Opera, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

Opera Workshop Performance

November 22-23, 2013 7:30P.M.
Baker Recital Hall

Opera Workshop is a course designed to train students in the art of auditioning for the opera and music theatre genres and preparing a role, culminating in the presentation of an opera and music theatre scenes program. This program is free and open to the public, and presents a delightful sampling of opera and music theatre works, while showcasing the talents of our vocal majors and skills developed throughout the workshop.

Handel's Messiah University Chorale and Orchestra

December 7, 2013 7:30P.M.
Phillippe Auditorium

Usher in the Christmas season with the University Chorale and University Orchestra along with guest soloists for a stirring performance of Handel’s Messiah. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Philippe box office. Ticket cost is $10.

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