Music

Paweł Wnuk Faculty Bassoon Recital

When: 
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

Paweł Wnuk, professor of practice in bassoon and instrumental music, presents a faculty recital of rarely performed works. This concert will feature a unique collaboration between a bassoonist, a Meadows associate dean and 53 strings like you’ve never heard them before.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Peter Steiner: Visiting Artist Trombone Recital

When: 
Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 2:00pm

With his solo playing described as being “beautifully controlled with a vocal sound,” Italian trombonist Peter Steiner is recognized around the world as a “new trombone star within his generation.” He has performed as a guest principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic and other prestigious orchestras and has given solo recitals at the International Trombone Festival and in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Jazz Orchestra Spring Brown Bag Concert

When: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:45pm

Bring your lunch and relax in the Taubman Atrium for a lively midday concert by the Meadows Jazz Orchestra. The MJO explores the range of large ensemble jazz from traditions of the famed big bands to contemporary compositions. The ensemble features SMU students involved in an array of degree programs and majors across the Meadows School of the Arts and the SMU campus.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert

When: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Meadows Jazz Orchestra presents its final concert of the 2017-18 season. The MJO explores the range of large ensemble jazz from traditions of the famed big bands to contemporary compositions. The ensemble features students involved in an array of degree programs and majors across the Meadows School of the Arts and the SMU campus.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Louis Lortie: Piano Master Class

When: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The SMU Department of Piano Studies is proud to present the renowned French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie in a piano master class. Lortie has attracted critical acclaim throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. The London Times, describing his playing as “ever immaculate, ever imaginative,” has identified the artist’s “combination of total spontaneity and meditated ripeness that only great pianists have.” The public is invited to attend.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

When: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 2:30pm

The program features winners of the annual Meadows Concerto Competition, who are chosen to perform with the orchestra from a highly competitive field of talented Meadows undergraduate and graduate students. This year’s winners include violist Jiah Kyun, pianist Yinuo Wang and voice students Evan Brown and Angelica Mata Esparza. Works to be performed include Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Rachmaninoff and the overture to The Barber of Seville by Rossini. For more information call 214.768.2787.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Emerging Sounds: New Works by SMU Student Composers

When: 
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30pm

Experience a varied and innovative concert of new chamber and multimedia works by SMU student composers. The styles and sounds are as diverse as the students themselves, but audiences can always count on an artistic and entertaining experience. Many compositions introduced in this series have gone on to win awards and launch professional careers – will this concert premiere another one? Come and see for yourself!

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Laudate

When: 
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm

“Laudate” is the Latin word for “praise” and the underlying theme of this final concert of the season. The program will feature sacred and secular works of praise, including Maurice Duruflé’s rich and melodious “Requiem” for chorus and orchestra. Join us in the spacious acoustic of Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church for this beautiful evening of music.

Price: 

FREE*

*In lieu of admission, the Meadows choirs ask that you make a donation to the North Texas Food Bank through ntfb.org; cash donations or nonperishable food items for the food bank will also be accepted at the concerts.

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Guitar Ensemble Spring Concert

When: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Meadows Guitar Ensemble presents a program of guitar duos, trios and quartets featuring music from Spain, Italy and Brazil.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Distinguished Performer Concert Series Aaron Boyd and Friends

When: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:30pm

Award-winning violinist Aaron Boyd, Meadows director of chamber music, presents a concert with violist John Bachelder, cellist Hua Huang and pianist Misha Berestnev. The program will include Serenade in C Major for String Trio Op. 10, by Ernst von Dohnányi; Violin Sonata in A Major by César Franck; and Piano Quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms.

Price: 

$14 for adults, $11 for seniors, $8 for students, faculty & staff

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

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