Meadows School of the Arts

Chamber Music Late Night Concert

When: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:00pm

Audience members are invited to hear a short program of varied chamber music in the Taubman Atrium following the Meadows Wind Ensemble concert. Snacks will be provided; caffeine is recommended!

For more information follow @SMUChamberMusic on Twitter

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Call 214.768.2787.

Meadows Wind Ensemble: “A Celebration of the Music of William Bolcom”

When: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 8:00pm

The MWE welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning composer William Bolcom for a celebration of his music, featuring performances of his Cabaret Songs for voice and “reduced” band and his First Symphony for Band. The program will also include Kurt Weill’s jazz- and cabaret-inspired classic, Little Threepenny Music, a suite from The Threepenny Opera, featuring “Mack the Knife,” “Polly’s Song” and other hits from the iconic opera.

Price: 

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

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

SYZYGY New Music Ensemble: “Ligeti Aventures”

When: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:00pm

SYZYGY welcomes guest conductor Patrick Dupré Quigley to lead György Ligeti’s rarely performed Aventures and Nouvelle Aventures, two mid-century absurdist works showcasing a virtuoso combination of voices, strings, winds, keyboards and percussion. Works by Mason Bates, Mayke Nas and Igor Santos round out the program.

For more information follow @MeadowsSYZYGY on Twitter

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Call 214.768.2787.

Emerging Sounds: New Works by SMU Student Composers

When: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 8:00pm
Emerging Sounds

Experience an evening of premieres of new works by students in the SMU music composition program. Chamber, electronic, traditional, experimental – you never know what to expect, but can always count on fresh, innovative and engaging music you won’t hear anywhere else!

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Comini Lecture Series: “Bringing the War Home: American Artists and Vietnam”

When: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 5:30pm

David McCarthy, Professor of Art, Rhodes College

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

SMU Public viewing of Dallas Texas Governors Debate

When: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

SMU debate will host a public viewing and comment event for the Texas governor’s debate on Tuesday September 30 from 8pm to 9:30 pm in 241 Umphrey Lee Center. For the first hour, students and community members will be able to watch a live broadcast of the debate between Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. At the end of the debate at 9pm, the public will be invited to make public arguments about the debate for half an hour. At 9:30, a balloting of the audience will be completed.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For further questions, contact Director of Debate: Dr. Ben Voth at bvoth@smu.edu

Faculty Artist and Distinguished Alumni Recital Series: Stefan Engels: à la française!

When: 
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:00pm

Internationally renowned concert artist and organist Stefan Engels, who joins Meadows this fall as professor of music, chair of the organ department, and Leah Young Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Music Performance, presents his debut recital with a program of classic French works spanning the centuries. The program opens with Nicolas de Grigny’s Selections from Livre d’Orgue (1699), whose power and lyricism will be brought to life by Caruth Auditorium’s magnificent Fisk organ. Michel Corrette’s 18th-century Organ Concertos No. 2 and No.

Price: 

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

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

The SMU Fall Dance Concert

When: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 8:00pm
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

The Fall Dance Concert features four innovative contemporary works. A suite of two delightful pieces by Visiting Artist-in-Residence Adam Hougland – To the Fore (2009) and Cigarettes (2010) – playfully explores the human struggle to “shed light on things” and to survive the repetition of our past mistakes.

Price: 

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

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

SMU Horn Extravaganza

When: 
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Division of Music presents a weekend horn extravaganza. The event kicks off Friday evening with a concert by the international award-winning American Horn Quartet, called “the finest brass chamber ensemble in the world” by American Record Guide. Saturday features a master class with the American Horn Quartet; a talk with legendary performer, conductor, educator and author Barry Tuckwell; a lecture by West Point Band horn player Nick Caluori (M.M. ’06); and a master class with David Cooper, principal horn of the Dallas Symphony. All events are open to the public.

Price: 

FREE for SMU music students
$20 per person for the weekend

Contact: 

For tickets or more information, call the Division of Music at 214.768.1951.

Meadows Percussion Ensemble

When: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 8:00pm

Meadows Percussion Ensemble with guest artist Robert Chappell

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

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