Upcoming School of Music Events

Friday, December 20

Community Music Student Recital

Day: December 20 Time: 7 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Join us for a musical recital featuring students from the university's Community Music Department. Young and young at heart soloists will perform on piano, tuba, flute, and more! Admission is fee, no tickets required. For more information about this and other Community Music programs, classes, and private music lessons for the public, call 253.879.3575 or visit communitymusic@pugetsound.edu.

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Sunday, January 12
Tickets Required

Mini Maestros: Fiddler on the Hoof

Day: January 12 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 string musicians from Symphony Tacoma along with narration by a dynamic early childhood music education expert. Come to Fiddler on the Hoof and join the Symphony Tacoma String Quintet for an inside look into the string family! This concert's music includes Copland's…

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Friday, January 24
Sunday, February 2
Friday, February 7
Sunday, February 9
Tickets Required

Mini Maestros: Jungle Jams

Day: February 9 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 brass musicians from Symphony Tacoma with narration by a dynamic childhood music education expert. Jungle Jams will take you on a musical adventure into the jungle to hear how brass instruments can sound like animals. Advanced tickets may be purchased online via Symphony…

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Friday, February 14
Tickets Required

Jazz Orchestra feat. Delfeayo Marsalis

Day: February 14 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Tracy Knoop, director

One of the top trombonists, composers, and producers in jazz today, Delfeayo Marsalis is known for his “technical excellence, inventive mind and frequent touches of humor…” (Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times); he is “…one of the best, most imaginative and musical of the trombonists of his generation” (Philip Elwood, San Francisco Examiner). From America…

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Friday, February 21

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; Jinshil Yi '14, piano. Tickets: $20/15

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Friday, February 28
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
Sunday, March 8
Tickets Required

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 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
Friday, April 3
Tickets Required

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

Director/producer: Dawn Padula; music director: Jeff Caldwell 

Performances are Friday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 4, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 5, 2 p.m. 

Admission: $15 general; $10 seniors, military, students with ID, Puget Sound faculty and staff; $7 Puget Sound students with ID

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Saturday, April 4
Tickets Required

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

Director/producer: Dawn Padula; music director: Jeff Caldwell 

Performances are Friday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 4, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 5, 2 p.m. 

Admission: $15 general; $10 seniors, military, students with ID, Puget Sound faculty and staff; $7 Puget Sound students with ID

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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

Director/producer: Dawn Padula; music director: Jeff Caldwell 

Performances are Friday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 4, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 5, 2 p.m. 

Admission: $15 general; $10 seniors, military, students with ID, Puget Sound faculty and staff; $7 Puget Sound students with ID

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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: "Remembering 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 several original cast members, joined by Puget Sound faculty musicians and students of the Adelphian Concert Choir. Directed by Steven Zopfi.

Tickets: $20/$15

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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
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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