Meadows School of the Arts

The Ink’s Still Wet!

When: 
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

Join the MWE for a program of new (or relatively new!) music, including works by current Meadows faculty and student composers, among them Kevin Hanlon and Thomas Schwann. The program will also feature Meadows faculty member and Dallas Symphony horn player Haley Hoops, winner of the 2013 International Horn Competition of America, as soloist on Dana Wilson’s Concerto for Horn and Wind Ensemble. The evening will conclude with John Adams’ “Roadrunner” from his Chamber Symphony, accompanied by cartoons on a Texas-sized screen!

Price: 

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

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

The Rep – Three Contemporary American Plays Performed in Rotating Repertory

When: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:00pm
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 2:00pm
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00pm
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 8:00pm
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 2:00pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 2:00pm

The Division of Theatre presents three contemporary American plays in rotation over a two-week period. This year’s selections are Marisol by José Rivera, Middletown by Will Eno and This by Melissa James Gibson.

“THIS” by Melissa James Gibson Repertory Play #1

Price: 

$13 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for faculty & staff, and $5 for students

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“THIS” by Melissa James Gibson Repertory Play #1

“Middletown” by Will Eno Repertory Play #2

“Marisol” by Jose Rivera Repertory Play #3

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Meadows Jazz Orchestra

When: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Meadows Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of John Bryant, will feature the soundsand styles of a 10-piece ensemble this semester. The MJO will explore arrangements and compositions by Oliver Nelson, Horace Silver, Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, and Red Young.

Price: 

Free

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Ann Van Hoey

When: 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 

Ann Van Hoey has risen with remarkable speed to international acclaim for her ceramics. She has refined the complexity of pottery to produce clean drawings in space with the elements of line, curve, angle and point. Native to the Flemish part of Belgium, she counts English as her third language. She is an elected member of the International Academy of Ceramics, and her exhibitions have included the Vallauris Biennale, Collect in London and a solo exhibition at Galerie Hélène Porée in Paris; she also won first prize at the Parcours Carougeois in Geneva.

Price: 

Free

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2698.

Verlaine Trio Recital

When: 
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Verlaine Trio features three internationally acclaimed musicians: violinist Maria Schleuning and cellist Jolyon Pegis, both of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and award-winning pianist Liudmila Georgievskaya, SMU faculty member. The chamber group will perform music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich.

Price: 

Free

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Mantra Percussion in the Atrium

When: 
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 12:00pm

Hailed by The New York Times as "finely polished...a fresh source of energy" and by TimeOut New York as "forward thinking," Mantra Percussion was recognized by The New Yorker and TimeOut New York for presenting one of the ten best classical performances of 2012.

Price: 

FREE

Meadows World Music Ensemble Spring Concert

When: 
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Meadows World Music Ensemble, under the direction of Jamal Mohamed, explores music from cultures around the globe. The ensemble combines exotic instruments from Africa, Asia and the Middle East with standard Western orchestral instruments to create unique interpretations of traditional folk melodies as well as original compositions. This concert will feature Shakuhachi (Japanese flute) virtuoso Stan Richardson.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

O’Donnell in the Afternoon

When: 
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 3:00pm

Come see the Meadows chamber music groups in their natural habitat, the lovely O’Donnell Hall.

Price: 

Free

Contact: 

For more information follow @SMUChamberMusic on Twitter or call 214.768.2787.

Loadbang in the Atrium

When: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 12:00pm

New York City-based new music chamber group loadbang has been praised as “cultivated” by The New Yorker, “exhilarating” by The Baltimore Sun, “inventive” by The New York Times and a “formidable new-music force” by Time Out New York. Since their founding in 2008, their unique lung-powered instrumentation (bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone, baritone voice) has provoked diverse responses from composers including Pulitzer Prize winners Charles Wuorinen and David Lang, and they have brought over 100 new works to life.

Price: 

Free

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Meadows Percussion Ensemble: An Evening of Percussion

When: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Meadows Percussion Ensemble is excited to welcome back Dr. Kevin Hanlon and his Coma Concerto, a unique piece featuring a solo with no written parts. Different scenarios are presented that the soloist improvises over. Also on the program is Migraine Sketches by Kevin Bobo; a xylophone rag; and, of course, a new hand-drumming piece by Jamal Mohamed.

Price: 

Free

Contact: 

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/meadowspercussionensemble or call 214.768.2787.

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