Meadows School of the Arts

Chamber Music Cookie Concert

When: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 12:00pm

Bring your lunch and enjoy a short, casual program of chamber music in the Taubman Atrium. Free cookies provided. For more information, follow @SMUChamberMusic on Twitter or call 214.768.2787.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Texas Saxophone Quartet Recital

When: 
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 8:00pm

Experience the rebirth of one of Texas's most experienced chamber ensembles! Founded in 1983, the TSQ was the first saxophone group to win the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music competition in 1987 and was a finalist in New York's Concert Artist Guild competition in 1990. They have served as saxophone section of the Dallas Wind Symphony for over 20 years. The addition this year of Dr. Chris Beaty (Texas A&M University-Commerce) rejuvenated the quartet, and they begin an ambitious season of concerts and master classes with this SMU recital.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

Don Fabian
dfabian@mail.smu.edu
469-855-5499

Black Radical Imagination Screening

When: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
Black Bullets
BRI

In conjunction with the national Facing Race Conference to be held in Dallas Nov. 13-15, this event is presented by the Meadows School Art and Urbanism Initiative and the Divisions of Art and Film & Media Arts. Black Radical Imagination is a touring program of seven short films that delve into the worlds of new media, video art and experimental narrative. Focusing on new stories within the Diaspora, each artist contributes his or her own vision of post-modern society through the state of current black culture.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1222.

Student Think Tank Session on the Arts + Urbanism Initiative

When: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Think Tank

Join your fellow SMU Meadows students in learning more about the development of the Arts + Urbanism Initiative and how you can grow as an artist with opportunities around the city of Dallas.
Free Pizza!

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

United States Air Force Band of the West Dimensions in Blue Jazz Ensemble Concert

When: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The United States Air Force Band of the West Dimensions in Blue (Jazz Ensemble) will be performing a free concert in the Taubman Atrium next Tuesday, September 23 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.3680.

All His Jazz: Fosse On Screen

When: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dr. Sean Griffin, chair and associate professor of the Meadows School’s Division of Film & Media Arts, will discuss the screen legacy of Bob Fosse, with clips of his work as a dancer, a choreographer, and an Oscar and Emmy award-winning director, including excerpts from Kiss Me, Kate, The Pajama Game, Sweet Charity, Cabaret, Lenny, All That Jazz and Liza with a Z. The talk is being held in conjunction with the Meadows Fall Dance Concert (Nov.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214-768-2129 or email film@smu.edu.

Meadows Symphony Orchestra: Berio, Saint-Saens and Rachmaninoff

When: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 3:00pm

Luciano Berio’s playful Quattro Versioni, which layers together four versions of a charming work by Boccherini, opens the concert, followed by Saint-Saens’ Concerto for Piano No. 2 in G minor. An instant success when it debuted in 1868, it remains one of Saint-Saens’ most popular works; award-winning guest pianist Hando Nahkur, who is pursuing his Artist’s Diploma degree at Meadows, is soloist. The concert concludes with Rachmaninoff’s imaginative and lively Symphonic Dances.

Price: 

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

Tickets

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Meadows Opera Theatre: Opera Free For All – “All Tricks, No Treats!”

When: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 1:00pm

This Halloween performance presents some of opera’s most dangerous and sinister characters as they ensnare, dupe, deceive and fool the innocents in their midst. It’s a nasty business, but what glorious music! It’s what opera is all about! Offered in the fall and spring, the Opera Free For All brown bag series features one-act operas and scenes from opera and musical theatre.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

CANCELED - Guest Piano Recital: Epifanio Comis

When: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:00pm

The eminent Italian pianist and conductor Epifanio Comis, praised by critics as “a pianist with an extraordinary sensitivity and technique,” will be the special guest of the Meadows piano department in a mini-residency culminating with an afternoon piano recital of solo and chamber works. Comis was most recently awarded the First International Sergei Rachmaninov Award from the Rachmaninov Society of Moscow.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

Expanding Your Horizons Brown Bag Concert Series: Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan

When: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:00pm

The Meadows School hosts the acclaimed Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan as part of its fall 2014 U.S. tour. The group performs traditional music and dance from Rajasthan in northwest India, known as the beginning of The Romany Trail, where the Gypsy migration departed from over 1000 years ago. Members of the group have performed worldwide and were featured in the award-winning documentary Latcho Drom.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787.

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