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Upcoming Public Events

July 2022

Concerts on the Quad: House of Hamill

Date:
Monday, July 4th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Whether they’re ripping through a set of original jigs and reels, adding lush three-part harmonies into traditional folk ballads, or cracking up an audience with stories from the road, House of Hamill puts on a show that captivates audiences from the very first note. Concert will be on quad in front of Cook Hall.   In the event of rain the concert will be moved to Center for the Performing Arts concert hall, For additional information contact Dr. Angelo Favis (309)…

Concerts on the Quad: Creole Stomp with Dennis Stroughmatt

Date:
Monday, July 11th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Informally known as “The Grateful Dead of Creole Music,” for their well-oiled, dancer-driven, crowd-pleasing marathon jams and improvisation, Creole Stomp celebrates their 20th year! Concert will be on quad in front of Cook Hall.   In the event of rain the concert will be moved to Center for the Performing Arts concert hall, For additional information contact Dr. Angelo Favis (309) 438-7123

Concerts on the Quad: An Evening of Jazz: Stephanie Aaron Quintet

Date:
Monday, July 18th
Time:
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Stephanie Aaron brings to the stage a style of singing jazz that pleases and entertains fans of the genre. Concert will be on quad in front of Cook Hall.   In the event of rain the concert will be moved to Center for the Performing Arts concert hall, For additional information contact Dr. Angelo Favis (309) 438-7123

Concerts on the Quad: Singing Under the Stars

Date:
Monday, July 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Illinois State University faculty and guests perform favorites from the Broadway and operatic stages. Concert will be on quad in front of Cook Hall.   In the event of rain the concert will be moved to Center for the Performing Arts concert hall, For additional information contact Dr. Angelo Favis (309) 438-7123

August 2022

Guest Artist Master Class: Shawn Roy, voice

Date:
Thursday, August 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Professor John Koch (309) 438-2472

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Dr. Andy Rummel, tuba

Date:
Sunday, August 28th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Jury Recognition Recital

Date:
Monday, August 29th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. David Collier (309)438-5386

September 2022

ISU School of Music Collage Concert

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

For additional information contact Dr. Adriana Ransom (309) 438-8920 To purchase tickets

Jazz Ensemble I & II

Date:
Friday, September 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Anne McNamara, trumpet

Date:
Sunday, September 25th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

Choral Showcase

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

For additional information contact Dr. Mark Grizzard (309) 438-0883   To purchase tickets

ISU Symphony Orchestra

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

The ISU Symphony Orchestra opens its 2022-2023 concert season with music by Wagner and Schumann, and featuring ISU artist Benjamin de Kock, professor of double bass, in a performance of the concerto for double bass by Serge Koussievitzky. For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309)438-2540 or gblock@ilstu.edu To purchase tickets

October 2022

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Sunday, October 2nd
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tony Marinello (309) 438-1702   To purchase tickets

Symphonic Winds and Symphonic Band Concert

Date:
Thursday, October 6th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Mack Wood (309) 438-8834 To purchase tickets

ISU Philharmonia Strings Fall Concert

Date:
Wednesday, October 12th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309) 438-2540

Afternoon of Brass

Date:
Sunday, October 16th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Bach-toberfest Celebration Concert

Date:
Sunday, October 16th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dr. Benjamin de Kock and Dr. Cora Swenson Lee will host a low-strings day with a focus on the works of J.S. Bach. Students from the ISU cello and bass studios, as well as guests from around Illinois and the Midwest, will participate in technique classes, masterclasses, and ensemble rehearsals, culminating in a celebration concert at 5pm.   For additional information contact Dr. Cora Swenson Lee (309) 438-8009

ISU Guitar Ensemble and Friends

Date:
Wednesday, October 26th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

ISU Symphony Orchestra, Choruses, and Faculty Vocal Soloists

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

After a period of three years of quarantine, the ISU Symphony Orchestra will join forces with the ISU Concert Choir, Civic Choir, and faculty vocal soloists: Michelle Vought, Elizabeth Thompson, Justin Vickers, and John Koch to perform the Joseph Haydn "Mass in the Time of War". The concert will also include a performance of the Ernest Block "Schelomo" for cello and orchestra featuring ISU artist Dr. Cora Swenson-Lee, professor of cello. To purchase tickets

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Faculty Brass Quintet

Date:
Sunday, October 30th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

November 2022

Choir Concert: Belle Voix and Men’s Glee

Date:
Sunday, November 6th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Mark Grizzard (309) 438-2012   To purchase tickets

Percussion Ensemble

Date:
Sunday, November 6th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Jazz Ensemble I & II

Date:
Friday, November 11th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Music for All

Date:
Saturday, November 12th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309) 438-2540

ISU Guitar Studio Recital

Date:
Monday, November 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Music Factory

Date:
Tuesday, November 15th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Carl Schimmel (309) 438-3477

Jazz Combos

Date:
Wednesday, November 16th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Opera Practicum Performance

Date:
Thursday, November 17th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Justin Vickers (309) 438-8855

African Drumming and Dance

Date:
Friday, November 18th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Collaborative Piano Recital

Date:
Tuesday, November 29th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

University Band and Symphonic Band Concert

Date:
Wednesday, November 30th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact the band office (309) 438-2166 To purchase tickets

December 2022

Symphonic Winds Concert

Date:
Thursday, December 1st
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Mack Wood (309) 438-8834 To purchase tickets

String Project Winter Concert

Date:
Friday, December 2nd
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Kate Lewis (309) 438-2951

Music for the Holidays

Date:
Saturday, December 3rd
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Mark Grizzard (309) 438-0883 To purchase tickets

Music for the Holidays

Date:
Saturday, December 3rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Mark Grizzard (309) 438-0883 To purchase tickets

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Sunday, December 4th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tony Marinello (309) 438-1702 To purchase tickets

Music for the Holidays

Date:
Sunday, December 4th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Mark Grizzard (309) 438-0883 To purchase tickets