Meadows School of the Arts

Public Debate: Should the U.S. legalize marijuana?

When: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 

SMU’s debate team will host a one-hour public debate on whether or not the U.S. should legalize marijuana. Audience members will be encouraged to make arguments during the public comment part of the debate. The event will conclude with an audience ballot and presentation of results. The debate program is sponsored by the Meadows Division of Communication Studies.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1574.

The Meadows Wind Ensemble Plays the Classics

When: 
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 8:00pm

The MWE classics concert has become an annual tradition, featuring repertoire chosen by members of the Ensemble. This year’s concert will feature as guest artists the Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet performing a work composed specifically for them, Scott Switzer’s Breaking Out for bassoon quartet and wind orchestra. The program also includes Antonín Dvořák’s Serenade in D minor, op. 44, and Paul Hindemith’s 1950s “classic” for concert band, the Symphony in Bb.

Price: 

$13 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students and SMU faculty & staff.

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Guest Piano Recital: Nancy Weems

When: 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Meadows piano department presents guest pianist Nancy Weems in an afternoon recital. An endowed professor at the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, Weems has given performances throughout the world and appeared as a guest artist with numerous symphony orchestras. One critic called her “A rare treasure... Nancy Weems is an extraordinary pianist, grand in scope, and powerful in her interpretation, possessing fantastic technique.”

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Faculty Recital: Larry Palmer, Harpsichord and Organ

When: 
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 8:00pm

For his 45th annual faculty recital at SMU, Dr. Palmer will play organ works by Saint-Saens, Bach, De Grigny, Calvin Hampton, Wilbur Held and Thomas Hewitt-Jones. Also featured will be harpsichord works by Rameau, Busoni, Hessenberg, Frederico Mompou and Domenico Scarlatti.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Faculty Artist and Distinguished Alumni Recital Series: Alexander Kobrin, piano, and Emanuel Borok, violin

When: 
Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 8:00pm

International concert artists Alexander Kobrin, 2005 Gold Medal winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and Emanuel Borok, retired concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and currently Distinguished Artist-in-Residence in violin at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, will present the first of three concerts devoted to the complete collection of Beethoven’s 10 sonatas for violin and piano. The pair’s additional two concerts will be presented March 7 and May 11, 2015.

Price: 

$13 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students and SMU faculty & staff

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Brazen Brass 5

When: 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 8:00pm

Brazen Brass 5, an ensemble-in-residence at SMU Meadows and national winner of the 2014 Aspen Music Festival and School Brass Quintet Fellowship, presents a lively evening of music for brass instruments. The program includes works by Malcolm Arnold and Oskar Böhme, as well as newer works commissioned and composed within the past few years.

As winners of the Aspen fellowship, members of Brazen Brass 5 studied and performed this summer with the world-renowned American Brass Quintet and participated in more than 50 concerts as part of Aspen’s orchestral and chamber music programs.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Gallery talk with Aissa Deebi

When: 
Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

From the Pollock Gallery's Where are you from?:

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.4439

WILDEINTENTIONS: an anthology of gay experience

When: 
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:30pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 10:30pm
WILDEINTENTIONS

SMU Student Theatre Performance

WILDEINTENTIONS is an original project compiled by Steven Smith and a group of nine gay men at SMU. For the past 13 weeks, the cast has gathered to discuss and write about what it means to be a gay man. They posed questions and prompts and held discussions on shame, being gay in the fraternity circuit, commodification of gay culture, allies, body image, love, loss, sex and coming out. Each member of the cast had a share in the writing process of the piece in order to give a voice to those who are voiceless in the community.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Ally Van Deuren
avandeuren@smu.edu
(310) 292-9999

The Brothers Size: A play by Tarell Alvin McCraney

When: 
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 7:00pm
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 4:00pm
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
The Brothers Size

SMU Student Theatre Performance

“The Brothers Size” is a drama by Tarell Alvin McCraney set in the bayou country of Louisiana that is loosely based on West African myths. The story weaves in Yoruba stories and traditions and the plot unfolds two brothers stuck in their headstrong ways who find themselves rediscovering the bond of brotherhood that saved them from the perils of prison, the loss of a mother and poverty.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Ally Van Deuren
avandeuren@smu.edu
(310) 292-9999

True West: A play by Sam Shepard

When: 
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 10:00pm
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 2:00pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
True West

SMU Student Theatre Performance

The plot of True West centers around the sibling rivalry between two brothers who have just reconnected after being apart for five years. Like most of Shepard’s works, the play is inspired by American life and popular culture. While the play is considered one of Shepard’s more accessible, conventional, and realistic plays, it also touches on something grand, mythical and magical with its bizarre plot twists, outrageous and absurd humor and the poetic language of the writing.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Ally Van Deuren
avandeuren@smu.edu
(310) 292-9999

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