Lecture

Louis Lortie: Piano Master Class

When: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The SMU Department of Piano Studies is proud to present the renowned French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie in a piano master class. Lortie has attracted critical acclaim throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. The London Times, describing his playing as “ever immaculate, ever imaginative,” has identified the artist’s “combination of total spontaneity and meditated ripeness that only great pianists have.” The public is invited to attend.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Organ Master Class with Ken Cowan

When: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Ken Cowan, international concert artist and associate professor of organ at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, will give a master class to SMU organ students. The public is invited to attend.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

How Van Cliburn Got to Moscow

When: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Danielle Fosler-Lussier, Ohio State University School of Music

Van Cliburn’s 1958 victory in the first International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition was a legendary Cold War moment. Only 23 years old, Cliburn was thrust into the spotlight as a musician, but also as an emblem of the cultural competition between the United States and the Soviet Union. This presentation explains how both government and private efforts helped get Cliburn to Moscow, and the stakes of his performance on the world stage.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Organ Master Class with Janette Fishell

When: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Janette Fishell, music professor and chair of the organ department at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and a teacher and recitalist of international reputation, will give a master class to SMU organ students. The class is open to the public. This event is a collaborative presentation by SMU Meadows and the Dallas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Visiting Artist Lecture: MAOF

When: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

MAOF is an art collective based in Puerto Rico. Members salvage tropical discarded trees and other goods of biological origin to make material for design and art projects, with a focus on creating a local woodworking culture that is both sustainable and economically feasible. Part of the wood is also turned into compost for their nursery, yielding plants that can be added back to the local landscape. They have conducted projects examining the local culture of use and consumption of resources in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico and New York City.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For event information call 214.768.2698.

Master Class: “Pathways to Performance Mastery” with Gary Ferguson

When: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:30pm

This master class promises to motivate performers in all disciplines to explore their full potential in rehearsal and on stage. Gary Jobe Ferguson is an inspirational teacher, healer and coach who has been assisting people in the actualization of their creative potential since healing himself of cancer in 1993.

Price: 

FREE and open to the public

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.1951

Lecture: “Feminist Porn: The Politics of Producing Pleasure” by Tristan Taormino

When: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

The Division of Film and Media Arts, the SMU Women’s and LGBT Center, and the Feminist Equality Movement (FEM) present author, sex educator and filmmaker Tristan Taormino, who will give a lecture titled “Feminist Porn: The Politics of Producing Pleasure.”

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2787

Visiting Artist Lecture: Robyn O’Neil

When: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

Robyn O’Neil is an American artist known for her large-scale graphite-on-paper drawings. Her work was included in the 2004 Whitney Biennial and has been featured in solo exhibitions in Des Moines, Houston, Seattle and other cities. She is the recipient of numerous awards and grants and created the award-winning animated short We, the Masses. O’Neil received a B.F.A. from Texas A&M University-Commerce and did graduate work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also studied at King’s College London. Her narrative drawings most often contain a cult-like group of characters.

Price: 

FREE

Contact: 

For more information call 214.768.2698.

Museum Symposium Keynote Lecture: “Jacob and the Bishop: Where Faith and Art Meet” 

When: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:30pm

N.T. Wright, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, St. Mary’s College, University of St. Andrews, Scotland

Price: 

FREE; seating is first-come, first-served.

Contact: 

For more information, call 214.768.8587.

Zurbarán’s Series for the New World

When: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

Museum Lecture
Odile Delenda, Research Fellow, Wildenstein Institute and Author, Zurbarán Catalog Raisonné

Price: 

FREE but advance registration is required.

Contact: 

For more information and to register, call 214.768.8587.

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