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Bethany Collins: A Pattern or Practice

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Friday, February 15th
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Sunday, March 31st

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Friday, February 1st

School of Music Audition Day

Date:
Friday, February 1st
Time:
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

Visiting Artist Lecture – Steve Albini

Date:
Friday, February 1st
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visiting Artist Lecture by Steve Albini. This lecture is presented by the Arts Technology Program.

Saturday, February 2nd

School of Music Audition Day

Date:
Saturday, February 2nd
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

Concerto Aria Competition

Date:
Saturday, February 2nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

For additional information on the event contact Glenn Block (309)438-2540

Opening Reception: Central Illinois High School Association Art Exhibition

Date:
Saturday, February 2nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reception honoring the high school students' artwork.

Guest Artist: Concordia String Trio

Date:
Saturday, February 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Concordia String Trio  Marcia Henry Liebenow, violin Leslie Perna, viola Karen Becker, cello For additional information contact Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009

Tuesday, February 5th

Guest Artist Masterclass: Pei-Chun Liao, piano

Date:
Tuesday, February 5th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For additional information contact Geoffrey Duce (309)438-2409

Wednesday, February 6th

Guest Artist Recital: Pei-Chun Liao, piano

Date:
Wednesday, February 6th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Geoffrey Duce (309)438-2409

Friday, February 8th

Poetic Passages

Date:
Friday, February 8th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

An evening of chamber music featuring works by Brahms, Bridge, Barber, and our resident composer, Aaron Gomez. The "...and friends" ensemble will be joined by Baritone, Matthew Mancillas. This concert is free and open to the public with donations accepted at the door.

Saturday, February 9th

School of Music Audition Day

Date:
Saturday, February 9th
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

Trivia Night at the Movies

Date:
Saturday, February 9th
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday, February 9 Center for the Visual Arts (CVA), Room 110 Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games begin at 6 p.m. Dress up as your favorite movie character (optional) and enjoy a movie-themed trivia night! Food, drinks, and hints available for purchase. All proceeds support scholarships and grants for Illinois State University College of Fine Arts students. Register…

Sunday, February 10th

RED NOTE New Music Festival

Date:
Sunday, February 10th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Festival opens with a concert featuring the Illinois State University Symphony Orchestra and Illinois State University choruses.  Professor Glenn Block conducts the ISU Symphony Orchestra in the premiere of Sydney Hodkinson's Clarinet Concerto, with faculty clarinetist David Gresham.  The ISU Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers, conducted by Professor Karyl Carlson, perform music of distinguished…

Monday, February 11th

REDNOTE New Music Festival

Date:
Monday, February 11th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

ISU students and faculty presents a program of works by featured guest composers Chen Yi and Eric Moe, including Moe's Lavished Sunlight, Frozen Hours for soprano, cello, and piano and Chen Yi's piano trio Tibetan Tunes. For additional information contact Roy Magnuson (309)438-8524  

Tuesday, February 12th

RED NOTE New Music Festival

Date:
Tuesday, February 12th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fifth House Ensemble takes the stage to perform music of Dan Visconti, Ayanna Woods, Jason Charney, and other young American composers. For additional information contact Roy Magnuson (309)438-8524  

Wednesday, February 13th

RED NOTE New Music Festival

Date:
Wednesday, February 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Fifth House Ensemble and Iridium Saxophone Quartet present a concert of premieres by the participants in the RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Workshop. For additional information contact Roy Magnuson (309)438-8524  

Thursday, February 14th

Valentine’s Day Dance

Date:
Thursday, February 14th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tom Marko (309)438-2541

RED NOTE New Music Festival

Date:
Thursday, February 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Iridium Quartet concludes the Festival with performances of works commissioned by the ensemble, including quartets by Steve Danyew, Peter Lieuwen, Karola Obermueller, David Rakowski, and Carl Schimmel For additional information contact Roy Magnuson (309)438-8524  

Friday, February 15th

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Friday, February 15th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Symphonic Winds Concert

Date:
Friday, February 15th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Illinois State University Symphonic Winds Anthony Marinello, conductor Marykate Kuhne, guest conductor Zachary Taylor, guest conductor Friday, February 15; Center for Performing Arts; 8:00 P.M. Joint Concert with O’Fallon High School Symphonic Band David Biedenbender (b. 1984) – Melodious Thunk (2012) Arturo Márquez (b. 1950), tr. Nickel – Danzón No. 2 (1998/2009) Marykate Kuhne, guest…

Saturday, February 16th

Redbird Musical Adventures: Meet the String Quartet

Date:
Saturday, February 16th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Concert for school aged children and their families For additional information contact Kate Lewis (309)438-2951

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Saturday, February 16th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Saturday, February 16th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Illinois State University Wind Symphony Anthony C. Marinello, conductor Marykatheryne Kuhne, guest conductor    Carl Holmquist (b. 1983) – Play!             Marykatheryne Kuhne, guest conductor  Chen Yi (b. 1953) – Dragon Rhyme  --Intermission--  Dinuk Wijeratne (b. 1978) – Invisible Cities Concerto for Percussion Quartet and Wind Ensemble             Illinois State Percussion Quartet Dr. David Collier…

Sunday, February 17th

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Sunday, February 17th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Choral Showcase

Date:
Sunday, February 17th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Violin Studio Recital

Date:
Sunday, February 17th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Sarah Gentry (309)438-3458

Guest Artist Recital: Albert Tiu, piano

Date:
Sunday, February 17th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This recital explores how earlier composers like Bach and Field would have inspired Chopin, and in turn, how Chopin might have inspired other composers like Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Skryabin, Grieg, Debussy and Faure.  All the pieces in each group are in the same key and show the uncanny resemblances in the piano writing and mood.

Monday, February 18th

Guest Artist Master Class: Albert Tiu, piano

Date:
Monday, February 18th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For additional information contact Tuyen Tonnu (309)438-8423

Guest Artist: Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker

Date:
Monday, February 18th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker and Pulitzer Prize nominee for his book, The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century. Co-sponsored with the College of Arts and Sciences and the English Department, Ross will speak on topics ranging from music’s intersection with social issues and politics to how classical music can…

Guest Artist: Otis Murphy, saxophone

Date:
Monday, February 18th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Paul Nolen (309)438-8872

Tuesday, February 19th

Opening Reception: Photo Club Exhibition

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Photo Club Exhibition will be on view in Transpace Gallery 3 February 19th through February 22nd, 2019

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Faculty String Quartet with guest Annie Fullard, violin

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009

Wednesday, February 20th

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Wednesday, February 20th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Thursday, February 21st

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Thursday, February 21st
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Jazz Ensemble I & II with guest trumpeter Mike Davison

Date:
Thursday, February 21st
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Tom Marko (309)438-2540

Friday, February 22nd

Exhibition Reception: Bethany Collins

Date:
Friday, February 22nd
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Public reception with the artist, Bethany Collins, for her exhibition 'A Pattern or Practice.'

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Friday, February 22nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Guest Artist Recital: Dr. Michael Davison, Professor of Jazz, Trumpet & Cuban Music

Date:
Friday, February 22nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ethnomusicologist and trumpeter, Dr. Michael Davison has travelled to Cuba over 40 times during the last 25 years - performing, filming, conducting research and leading students and professional musicians. He teaches courses on Cuban history, culture and music at the University of Richmond and has produced a full-length documentary on Cuban music. (YouTube: “Cuba: Rhythm…

Saturday, February 23rd

Graduate School Series: FREE GRE Practice Test

Date:
Saturday, February 23rd
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you plan on attending graduate school, take this FREE GRE practice test to see how you'd do!

Tour and Workshop: Art Around You

Date:
Saturday, February 23rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Art Around You tour and workshop co-presented with the Children's Discovery Museum.

Machinal by Sophie Treadwell

Date:
Saturday, February 23rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A young woman works as a low-level stenographer and lives with her mother. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them.

Sunday, February 24th

Graduate Recital: Mary Kathryn Kuhne, clarinet

Date:
Sunday, February 24th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student recital

Monday, February 25th

Cancelled: Chamber Winds

Date:
Monday, February 25th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact School of Music (309)438-7631

Tuesday, February 26th

Performance Convocation Hour

Date:
Tuesday, February 26th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student performance

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Linden Duo

Date:
Tuesday, February 26th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Angelo Favis (309)438-8960

Wednesday, February 27th

Visiting Artist Lecture Jaimie Warren

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jaimie Warren is based in Brooklyn, NY, and is a multidisciplinary artist and Co-Director/Creator of the community arts project and fake public access tv show “Whoop Dee Doo”. Warren is a NYFA Fellow in Interdisciplinary Arts, and has been awarded artist residencies in NYC with the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, BRIC, Abrons AIRspace, American Medium and Pioneer Works.

Pi Kappa Lambda Induction Ceremony

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Allison Alcorn (309)438-3389

Thursday, February 28th

Symphonic Band Concert

Date:
Thursday, February 28th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact band office (309)438-2166