Upcoming School of Music Events

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

Concerto/Aria Competition

Day: October 20 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

The University of Puget Sound Concerto-Aria Competition has been an honored tradition in the School of Music since 1981. Students participate each fall in this highly competitive program that highlights their work as musical soloists. First, instrumental and vocal competitors prepare their chosen solos for a competition audition. Then, selected finalists perform in a celebratory…

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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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Tuesday, October 30

Ghosts: A Night of Music

Day: October 30 Time: 9 p.m.–10 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

A night of music. Students will perform a variety of pieces including avante garde, opera, and pop music. Join us for this spooky soiree!

Costumes Encouraged!

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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
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

South Sound Strings Harp Ensemble Concert

Day: December 1 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

South Sound Strings Harp Ensemble will present a festive concert to usher in the holiday season! This ensemble, founded and directed by Patricia Wooster, welcomes college students, as well as children and adult harpists from the community. South Sound Strings is a program in the university's Community Music Department.

Free and open to the public. No tickets required.

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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
Friday, January 25

Jacobsen Series: Puget Sound Piano Trio

Day: January 25 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

The Puget Sound Piano Trio is the ensemble-in-residence at the University of Puget Sound School of Music.  This season inaugurates the Puget Sound Piano Trio Concert Series, an expanded offering of three performance events for the Trio's home audience.  These programs will explore a complete cycle of the Brahms piano trios, as well as chosen pairings of classical, romantic, and modern works on the first half of each concert.  Join us for this exciting series!

Alistair MacRae, cello; Maria Sampen…

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Sunday, January 27

28th Annual Bethel Schneebeck Organ Recital

Day: January 27 Time: 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Join us for the 28th Annual Organ Recital, as Wyatt Smith performs works by Bach, Reger, Saint-Saëns, Dubois, and more. Reception to follow the performance.

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Friday, March 8

Organ at Noon: "All-Bach Recital"

Day: March 8 Time: 12:05 p.m.–1 p.m. Location: Kilworth Memorial Chapel

Join us for the third installment of the Organ at Noon Series, as Wyatt Smith performs an "All-Bach Recital."

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Friday, April 12