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Friday, February 21
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Jacobsen Series: "The Legacy of George Walker"

Day: February 21 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Dr. Gregory Walker, violinist, joins Puget Sound music faculty for this celebration of music by his father, George Walker (1922–2018), the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Performed by Gwynne Brown '95, piano; Kim Davenport, piano; Alistair MacRae, cello; Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano; Joyce Ramee, viola; Tanya Stambuk, piano; Joseph Williams, piano;…

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Friday, February 28
Saturday, February 29

Performance: "Music of India"

Day: February 29 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Whether with Aerosmith or for "Zoolander," Grammy-winning Abhiman Kaushal is an outstanding tabla artist who is much sought after for his sensitive accompaniment and intense solo playing, who represents the Farukkabad and Lucknow styles of tabla. Having been initiated into the art by his father R.B. Kaushal, who was a disciple of the legendary Ustad Amir Hussain Khan, Abhiman…

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Wednesday, March 4

Noon Recital Series

Day: March 4 Time: 12 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

A variety of short performances by Puget Sound students.

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Friday, March 6
Saturday, March 7

Recital of Works by Sheli Nan

Day: March 7 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Sheli Nan composes music that defies boundaries. She is a composer, teacher, pianist, harpsichordist, percussionist and author. Her baroque and classical training coupled with having lived all over the world produce a unique sound; a 21st–century harmony. Giving credit to earlier musical iterations, what she composes is fresh, invigorating, accessible and moving. She composes…

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Sunday, March 8
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Mini Maestros: Wacky, Wild World of Percussion

Day: March 8 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Mini Maestros is an interactive family concert series for children ages 2–8 years old. This concert features percussionists from Symphony Tacoma and narration by a dynamic early childhood music education expert. Join us to experience a whirlwind tour of percussion instruments. Musical selections will include favorites from the Pink Panther, the story of "Mr. Brown Can Moo"…

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Thursday, March 12

Wind Ensemble

Day: March 12 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Gerard Morris, conductor

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Friday, March 13
Wednesday, March 18

Wind Ensemble

Day: March 18 Time: 7:30 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Puget Sound's Wind Ensemble performs as part of the annual College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) conference, hosted by the School of Music and Gerard Morris, conductor.

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Wednesday, March 25

Noon Recital Series

Day: March 25 Time: 12 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

A variety of short performances by Puget Sound students

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Friday, March 27
Saturday, March 28
Thursday, April 2

Daedalus Dinner Lecture: "’Write Another Symphony’: On the Obscurity of William L. Dawson"

Day: April 2 Time: 6 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Please join us for an undoubtedly enlightening evening as Gwynne Kuhner Brown, professor of music history and music theory, shares her recent work on the composer William L. Dawson. Four times each year, the Puget Sound Daedalus Society sponsors an evening of scholarship, debate, and dinner, at which colleagues can become familiar with each other’s areas of research and expertise.

Established at Puget Sound in the 1970s, the Daedalus Dinner has become a popular mainstay of the campus calendar covering…

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Friday, April 3
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School of Music Opera Theater: "She Loves Me"

Day: April 3 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

School of Music Opera Theater presents She Loves Me

Book by Joe Masteroff, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Directed and produced by Dawn Padula; musically directed by Jeff Caldwell; choreography by Crystal Dawn Munkers; costumes by Lauren Wells; lighting design by Mark Thomason.

Based on a play by Miklos Laszlo; originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince;…

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Saturday, April 4
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School of Music Opera Theater: "She Loves Me"

Day: April 4 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

School of Music Opera Theater presents She Loves Me

Book by Joe Masteroff, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Directed and produced by Dawn Padula; musically directed by Jeff Caldwell; choreography by Crystal Dawn Munkers; costumes by Lauren Wells; lighting design by Mark Thomason.

Based on a play by Miklos Laszlo; originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince;…

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Sunday, April 5
Tickets Required

School of Music Opera Theater: "She Loves Me"

Day: April 5 Time: 2 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

School of Music Opera Theater presents She Loves Me

Book by Joe Masteroff, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Directed and produced by Dawn Padula; musically directed by Jeff Caldwell; choreography by Crystal Dawn Munkers; costumes by Lauren Wells; lighting design by Mark Thomason.

Based on a play by Miklos Laszlo; originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince;…

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Friday, April 10

Jacobsen Series: Puget Sound Piano Trio

Day: April 10 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Celebrate! Beethoven@250: Evolution Maria Sampen, violin; Alistair MacRae, cello; Tanya Stambuk, piano

Tickets: $20/$15; free for Puget Sound and K–12 students

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Friday, April 17
Sunday, April 19
Tickets Required

Mini Maestros: Peter and the Wolf

Day: April 19 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Join us for the final concert of our Mini Maestros series for children ages 2–8 years old. This concert features Symphony Tacoma musicians performing Sergei Prokofiev's 1936 classic Peter and the Wolf. This marvelous work tells a story in which each character is portrayed by a different instrument.

Tickets may be purchased online via the Symphony Tacoma website.

This concert…

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Wednesday, April 22

Noon Recital Series

Day: April 22 Time: 12 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

A variety of short performances by Puget Sound students

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Friday, April 24
Tickets Required

Jacobsen Series: "Considering Matthew Shepard"

Day: April 24 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

This powerful and evocative work by award-winning composer and conductor Craig Hella Johnson tells the gripping story of Matthew Shepard and the country’s moving response to his death. Performed by original cast members Matt Alber and Melissa Givens, joined by Puget Sound faculty musicians and students of the Adelphian Concert Choir. Directed by Steven Zopfi.

 

Tickets: $20/$15; free for Puget Sound and K–12 students

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Saturday, April 25

50th Anniversary Lu'au - Kū ʻOkoʻa

Day: April 25 Time: 5 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: Memorial Fieldhouse & Tennis Pavilion, Basketball Court

Every year, the University’s Hawaii club, Ka Ohana me ke Aloha, puts on a student-operated lu'au, and this year marks the 50th anniversary! Our theme this year is “Kū ʻOkoʻa” which means "stand different." Our goal is to educate the public about the culture of Hawaii by highlighting the beauty of each island and expressing how each island is different, but together we stand as one: the Hawaiian islands with aloha (love) for all. This year there will be a catered dinner served to watch with the…

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Sunday, April 26
Wednesday, April 29

Noon Recital Series

Day: April 29 Time: 12 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

A variety of short performances by Puget Sound students.

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Friday, May 1

Symphony Orchestra

Day: May 1 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

This performance features Puget Sound 2019 Concerto-Aria Competition winners Emma Lenderink '20, flute; Rosie Rogers '20, bassoon; and Eliott Wells '21, cello.

The program includes Tango Symphonique, composed by Aric MacDavid ’20; and works by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, South American composer Villa-Lobos, French composer André Jolivet, and English composer Edward…

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Saturday, May 2

Flute Day

Day: May 2 Time: 5 p.m. Location: Music Building

Karla Flygare, director

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Sunday, May 3
Monday, May 4

Clarinet Ensemble

Day: May 4 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Jennifer Nelson, director

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Tuesday, May 5
Wednesday, May 6

Pops on the Lawn

Day: May 6 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Karlen Quad

Puget Sound's annual outdoor concert featuring the Wind Ensemble with student conductors.

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Friday, October 9