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Upcoming Public Events

March 2021

Joint Flute Recital: Maddie Hubbard and Rachel Nulf – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, March 14th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Student recital

Guest Artist Recital: Davis Hale, saxophone – livestream event

Date:
Tuesday, March 16th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

“Say it Loud!,” Unearthing the Roots of Black Music – online event registration required

Date:
Thursday, March 18th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“Say it Loud!” is based on Dr. Aduonum’s years of research in Ghana, Senegal, and the African diaspora. In this presentation, she will unearth the roots of Amiri Baraka’s “blues people,” DuBois’ “sorrow songs,” the moans and groans, the holler aesthetic, and other features that define Black music. The lecture and demonstration, also a listening celebration, will be accompanied by a rich variety of songs and other intellectual traditions of a proud people. A question-and-answer session will immediately follow the…

Band Concerto Finals – livestream event

Date:
Friday, March 19th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact ISU Band Office (309)438-2166

Junior Recital: Emily Hansen, soprano – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, March 20th
Time:
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Shinae Lee, piano – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, March 20th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student performance

Senior Recital: Natalie Anne Lindig, flute – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, March 21st
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Student recital

ISU Men’s Glee and Women’s Choir Concert – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, March 21st
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tim Fredstrom (309)438-5174

Joint Flute Recital: Gina Russel and Kristen Townander – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, March 21st
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student performance

Cancelled: Evening of Brass Concert – livestreamed event

Date:
Sunday, March 21st
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Andy Rummel (309)438-5817

Guest Artist Convocation: Dr. Ollie Watts Davis – livestream event

Date:
Monday, March 22nd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Art, aesthetics, activism of the music of Black Americans with Dr. Ollie Watts Davis   Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, the Suzanne and William Allen Distinguished Professor in Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), will present “Yet With A Steady Beat: The Art, Aesthetics, and Activism of the Music of Black Americans” at 7 p.m. March 22.  A question and answer session with Dr. Watts will immediately follow her presentation. Registration for the free, online convocation will be available soon. In this address, Davis will share her inspiring…

Guest Artist: Robert Sears, trumpet and Momoko Gresham, piano – livestream event

Date:
Monday, March 22nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Anne McNamara (309)438-2388

Performance Convocation Hour – livestream event

Date:
Tuesday, March 23rd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Music student perform

Cancelled: Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Dr. Tuyen Tonnu, piano – livestreamed event

Date:
Tuesday, March 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tonnu (309)438-8423

Graduate Recital: Miguel Lumbao, classical guitar – livestream event

Date:
Wednesday, March 24th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student performance

Senior Recital: Delany Jablonski, voice – livestream event

Date:
Friday, March 26th
Time:
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Student performance

Graduate Recital: Leo Wang, voice – livestream event

Date:
Friday, March 26th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

ISU School of Music Audition Day

Date:
Saturday, March 27th
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Sophomore Recital: Ryan Baur, saxophone -livestream event

Date:
Saturday, March 27th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Student Rectial

Symphony Orchestra Concert featuring ISU Concert Choir – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, March 28th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The ISU String Symphony will be joined by the ISU Concert Choir, Dr. Karyl Carlson, conducting, in a joint choral work by Mozart. The program will also include a performance of the Barber Adagio for Strings, dedicated to the memory of those we have lost to the Pandemic. Barber – Adagio for Strings, Matthew Clarke, conducting Mozart - Choral Work For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309)438-2540

Senior Recital: Brendan Korak, trumpet – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, March 28th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Student recital

Concert featuring Concerto Aria Winners – livestream event

Date:
Tuesday, March 30th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Ruben Balboa, viola – livestream event

Date:
Wednesday, March 31st
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

April 2021

Senior Recital: Jackson Miller, classical guitar – livestream event

Date:
Thursday, April 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student performance

Graduate Recital: Daniel Bellamy, jazz piano – livestream event

Date:
Thursday, April 1st
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Thomas Shermulis, clarinet – livestream event

Date:
Friday, April 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student performance

Junior Recital: Daniel King, clarinet – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 3rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student performance

Junior Recital: Alec Jenkins, clarinet – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 3rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Student performance

Junior Recital: Mikayla Mindiola, voice – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 3rd
Time:
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Student performance

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: David Gresham, clarinet – livestream event

Date:
Tuesday, April 6th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Gresham (309) 438-2600

Guitar Studio and Ensemble Recital – livestream event

Date:
Wednesday, April 7th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Favis (309)438-7123

Senior Recital: Jessica Bella, voice – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student Recital

Sophomore Recital: Trent Nolin, clarinet – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 10th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Chuck Willard, percussion – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 10th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Erik Eeg, euphonium – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 10th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student performance

Senior Recital: Erica Gallermo, piano – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 10th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Alexandria Korafotias, trumpet – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 10th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Recital

Graduate Recital: Trevor Gould, trumpet – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student recital

ISU Percussion Ensemble Concert – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, April 11th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. David Collier (309)438-8022

Chamber Winds Recital – livestream event

Date:
Monday, April 12th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Kim Risinger (309)438-8100

Performance Convocation Hour – livestream event

Date:
Tuesday, April 13th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Music student perform

Composition Studio Recital – livestream event

Date:
Tuesday, April 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Martha Horst (309)438-5447

Junior Recital: Hunter Thoms, string bass – livestream event

Date:
Wednesday, April 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Student performance

Collaborative Piano – livestream event

Date:
Thursday, April 15th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

African Drumming and Dance Recital – livestream event

Date:
Friday, April 16th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Aduonum (309)438-7340

Freshman Recital: Christian Rucinski, clarinet – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 17th
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Student performance

Senior Recital: Joe Mehalek, percussion – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 17th
Time:
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Student recital

Joint Recital: Alice Kabira, trumpet and Joshua Gumina, trombone – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 17th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student recital

Joint Clarinet Recital: Morgan Jasien and Kara Kirkus – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 17th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Student performance

Junior Recital: Christopher Bulding, flute – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 17th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Grace Bang, violin – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 17th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Student performance

Senior Recital: Matthew Davis, voice – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 17th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Student performance

Graduate Recital: Elliot Godinez, percussion – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, April 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Student performance

Senior Recital: Brianne Steif, flute – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, April 18th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student performance

Graduate Recital: Nickolai Podvin, bassoon – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, April 18th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student performance

Senior Recital: Eric Cadwell, trumpet – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, April 18th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student performance

String and Piano Chamber Music Recital – livestream event

Date:
Tuesday, April 20th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Cancelled: Symphonic Winds, Symphonic Band, and University Band Concert – livestreamed event

Date:
Wednesday, April 21st
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact ISU Band Office (309)438-2166

Graduate Recital: Joseph Ritchie, tuba – livestream event

Date:
Thursday, April 22nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student recital

Junior Recital: Freda Hogan, clarinet – livestream event

Date:
Friday, April 23rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Grace Suglich, flute – livestream event

Date:
Friday, April 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Recital

Wind Symphony Concert – livestream event

Date:
Saturday, April 24th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact ISU Band Office (309)438-2166

Choral Collage – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, April 25th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Symphony Orchestra Concert – livestream event

Date:
Sunday, April 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The final concert by the ISU String Symphony will feature a world premiere by ISU composition faculty Dr. Roy Magnuson. Inspired by a saying by Gandhi "The enemy is fear. We think it is hate, but it is fear!", DEFI is a piece inspired by the political events of today. The program will include a performance of the winning composition of the ISU RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Competition. The concert will conclude with a performance of the dramatic…

May 2021

Spring String Project Recital

Date:
Saturday, May 1st
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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

Spring Community School for the Arts Recital

Date:
Sunday, May 2nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Spring String Project Solo Recitals

Date:
Wednesday, May 5th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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