Upcoming School of Music Events

Friday, September 7
Tickets Required

Jacobsen Series: Bernstein 100

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

Celebrating Leonard Bernstein's legacy as a composer, conductor, and intellectual, Anna Wittstruck emcees an evening of classical music, jazz, and Broadway. Featuring soloists Maria Sampen, violin; Dawn Padula, mezzo-soprano; Tanya Stambuk, piano; Tracy Knoop, saxophone/clarinet; and other faculty and student performers.

Established in 1984, the Jacobsen Series celebrates…

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Wednesday, September 12
Thursday, September 13
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PROJECT Trio Chamber Concert

Day: September 13 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Combining the virtuosity of world-class artists with the energy of rock stars, PROJECT Trio is breaking down traditional ideas of chamber music. The genre-defying Trio is acclaimed by the press as “packed with musicianship, joy and surprise” and “exciting a new generation of listeners about the joys of classical and jazz music.”

PROJECT Trio is a passionate, high-energy chamber…

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Friday, September 14
Friday, September 21
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Collage: Annual Faculty/Student Showcase

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

Faculty members and students will share the stage in an evening of chamber music. This annual, fast-paced, concert is an anticipated event that delights audience members.

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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: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Featuring Tanya Stambuk, piano; Maria Sampen, violin; Alistair MacRae, cello

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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Thursday, October 11
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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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: 7:30 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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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
Thursday, November 29

TUBACHRISTMAS

Day: November 29 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

"2018 is the 45th anniversary for TUBACHRISTMAS concerts/events which are presented throughout the world. TUBACHRISTMAS was conceived in 1974 by Harvey Phillips as a tribute to his teacher and mentor William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day, 1902. Through the legendary William J. Bell we reflect on our heritage and honor all great artists/teachers whose legacy has given us high…

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Friday, November 30
Saturday, December 1
Tickets Required

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

Puget Sound Piano Trio

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

Alistair MacRae, cello; Maria Sampen, violin; Tanya Stambuk, piano

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