Three master musicians from China's highly regarded Sichuan Conservatory of Music will be on campus October 6-12. Friday, October 6, at 10:00 a.m. in L6, Xiang Ao, composer, will be talking about his composition Mandala, about music education in China and his path to becoming a composer. Wednesday, October 11, at 10:00 a.m. in L6 folk singer Jia Mao will be joined by professors Xiang Ao and Juanjuan Pu for a Chinese folk singing demonstration and talk. Thursday, October 12, at 7:30 in Schneebeck Concert Hall, Xiang Ao will be sitting in as the University of Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra performs his symphony Mandala. All of these events are free and opened to the public.
Wind Ensemble, Gerard Morris, conductor and Symphony Orchestra, Anna Wittstruck, conductor, with guest composer Xiang Ao, will be performing on Thursday, October 12th in the Schneebeck Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The program includes Björk's Overture to Dancer in the Dar, Gustav Holst's transcription of Bach's Fugue à la Gigue, Joel Puckett's that secret from the river, Xiang Ao's Mandala, and Paul Hindemith's Mathis der Maler. Free admission Schneebeck Live
Paul Thornock, Affiliate Artist, organ, will be performing at 12:05 p.m. in Kilworth Memorial Chapel on Friday, October 13th.
A multimedia collaboration with TORCH, a contemporary chamber music ensemble Brian Chin, trumpet; Eric Likkel, clarinet, Steve Schemer, double bass, Ben Thomas, vibes, percussion, bandoneon, and Scott Kolbo, visual artist, will be performing on Friday, October 20th, at 7:30 in Schneebeck Concert Hall. Tickets available at tickets.pugetsound.edu online or call the Wheelock Information Center at 253.879.3100. Schneebeck Live
Under the direction of Tracy Knoop, the Jazz Orchestra will be performing on Friday, October 27 in Schneebeck Concert Hall at 7:30p.m. Free admission. Schneebeck Live