Upcoming School of Music Events

Saturday, October 6

Northwest High School Honor Choir Festival

Day: October 6 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

The Puget Sound Northwest Honor Choir Festival brings 150 of the best high school singers from Western Washington together in the early fall. Over the course of two days, students make music with some of the country’s leading conductors and educators. This intensive musical learning experience involves rehearsals and workshops led by our featured guest conductor, Christopher…

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Sunday, October 7

Jacobsen Series: Piano Trio

Day: October 7 Time: 2 p.m. Location: Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Join in welcoming the inaugural concert of the Puget Sound Piano Trio Series. In our first season, we are excited to present the three Brahms piano trios with other works that will explore diversity, versatility, and unpredictability. Our first concert will be set in the intimate Tahoma Room on the University of Puget Sound campus and will feature the beautiful Brahms Piano…

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Thursday, October 11

Symphony Orchestra/Wind Ensemble

Day: October 11 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Anna Wittstruck and Gerard Morris, conductors; Gail Williams, guest horn soloist 

Program 

Symphony Orchestra Danzón No. 2 (Arturo Márquez) An American in Paris (George Gershwin) 

Intermission  

Wind Ensemble Horn Concerto No. 3 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) ​​Gail Williams, guest horn soloist Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American" (William Grant Still) 

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Wednesday, October 17

Noon Recital Series

Day: October 17 Time: 12 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Enjoy a variety of short performances by Puget Sound students!

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Friday, October 19

Master Class in Violin

Day: October 19 Time: 4 p.m.–6 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Join us for a chamber music master class with musically adventurous violinist Jennifer Frautschi.

Two-time GRAMMY nominee and Avery Fisher career grant recipient Jennifer Frautschi has garnered worldwide acclaim as a musically adventurous violinist with a wide-ranging repertoire.  As the Chicago Tribune noted, "violinist Jennifer Frautschi is molding a career with smart interpretations…

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Jacobsen Series: "A Song Recital"

Day: October 19 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano; Tanya Stambuk, piano; with guests Maria Sampen, viola, and Alistair MacRae, cello

Featuring works by Handel, Barber, Loeffler, Heisler & Goldrich, and Bernstein

Established in 1984, the Jacobsen Series celebrates faculty and guest talent in a variety of performances held at Schneebeck Concert Hall.

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Saturday, October 20
Friday, October 26
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Jacobsen Series: The Soldier's Tale: 100 Years After Armistice

Day: October 26 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

100th anniversary tribute to the end of WWI and Stravinsky's L'histoire du soldat. 

Gerard Morris, conductor; Timothy Christie, narrator; Maria Sampen, violin; David Krosschell, trombone; Jeff Lund, percussion; Jennifer Nelson, clarinet; Jay Scott, trumpet; Francine Peterson, bassoon; Steve Schermer, bass; Joyce Ramee, viola; Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano; Tanya Stambuk, piano…

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Saturday, October 27

Fall Festival of Choirs

Day: October 27 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Featuring Adelphian Concert Choir, Voci D’Amici, Chorale, and Dorian Singers.

Steven Zopfi, J.Edmund Hughes, and Kathryn Lehmann, conductors

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Wednesday, October 31

Noon Recital Series

Day: October 31 Time: 12 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Enjoy a variety of short performances by Puget Sound students!

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Friday, November 2
Thursday, November 15

Master Class in Piano and Chamber Music

Day: November 15 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Join us for a joint piano and/or chamber music master class with Pacific Lutheran University and Tacoma Youth Symphony.

The winner of the 2015 William Petschek Recital Debut Award from The Juilliard School and the Second Prize winner of the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition, pianist Henry Kramer has been praised by critics for performances that are “triumphant," “thrilling…

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Friday, November 16
Monday, November 19

Noon Recital Series

Day: November 19 Time: 12 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Enjoy a variety of short performances by Puget Sound students!

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Tuesday, November 20
Wednesday, November 28

Noon Recital Series

Day: November 28 Time: 12 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Enjoy a variety of short performances by Puget Sound students!

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Friday, November 30
Saturday, December 1
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WinterFest

Day: December 1 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Adelphian Concert Choir and Voci d’Amici

Steven Zopfi, conductor

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Sunday, December 2

WinterFest

Day: December 2 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Adelphian Concert Choir and Voci d’Amici

Steven Zopfi, conductor

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Monday, December 3

Clarinet Ensemble

Day: December 3 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Jennifer Nelson, ensemble director

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Tuesday, December 4