Concert

Chamber Music Honors Concert

When: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 7:30pm

This biannual concert features Meadows’ most distinguished, jury-selected chamber music ensembles in dynamic and passionate performance.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

POINT Ensemble

When: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Meadows POINT ensemble is SMU’s premier improvisational concert group. POINT explores listening, bonding and subconscious ensemble performance with a focus on mutual trust and the integrity of artistic freedom.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert

When: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 7:30pm

Join the Meadows Jazz Orchestra for an evening of big band music to close the fall semester. 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

Meadows Percussion Ensemble: An Evening of Percussion

When: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:30pm

The Meadows Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jon D. Lee, will showcase a variety of classic and new percussion works running the gamut from light and fun to dark and intense. The concert will include the premiere of a new marimba quartet by Meadows composition graduate student Alex Shawver. Also featured will be a lively ragtime xylophone solo, a hand-drumming piece by Meadows World Music Ensemble director Jamal Mohamed and other popular works.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Emerging Sounds: New Works by SMU Student Composers

When: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:30pm

Experience a varied and innovative concert of new 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. This concert will be in the Bob Hope Theatre and will include interdisciplinary works well suited for a stage as opposed to a concert hall.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Fall Dance Concert

When: 
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:00pm
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 8:00pm
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00pm

The concert will premiere a new work by Artist-in-Residence Brandi Coleman highlighting jazz dance’s celebration of individuality. The piece will be based in Jump Rhythm® Technique, a rhythm-generated approach to movement that focuses on percussive energy as a means of expressive dancing. Dallas-area choreographer Bridget Moore, a Princess Grace Award recipient, also will create a new piece for the Meadows dancers; her work provides both cultural and kinesthetic experiences rooted in an African American and contemporary dance aesthetic.

Price: 

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

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

SYZYGY: 24HC

When: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

Music so new it was written last night! Meadows’ contemporary music ensemble SYZYGY, directed by Lane Harder, presents 24HC in partnership with the Meadows music composition department. 24HC stands for “24-hour concert,” meaning composers will write music for randomly selected players from within SYZYGY between 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m.; the performers will rehearse the work from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and the concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Come have fun at what is sure to be an entertaining evening of diverse approaches to contemporary music from SMU’s student composers.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Meadows Wind Ensemble: The MWE Plays the Classics

When: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:30pm

The annual Classics program has become a popular MWE tradition, a favorite of audiences and ensemble members alike. Members of the MWE select all of the music, and they never fail to come up with one of the season’s most exciting and challenging concerts! Who knows what they’ll pick this year, but as always, it promises to be a can’t-miss show!

Price: 

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

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

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