Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Anne McNamara, trumpet

Kemp Recital Hall 401 S. School Street, Normal, IL

Anne McNamara, assistant professor of trumpet, will be presenting a recital featuring three new works and one classic work from the trumpet repertoire: Eric Ewazen's Trio for Trumpet, Violin and […]

Choral Showcase

Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street, Normal, IL

The semi-annual Choral Showcase concert is an opportunity to hear the five choirs Treble Choir, Men’s Glee, Belle Voix, Madrigal Singers and Concert Choir each present short performance sets, highlighting the semester’s repertoire as well as the unique personality of each ensemble. This fall’s concert will include folk music from the Philippines, contemporary music from […]

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street, Normal, IL

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 Livestream

Performance Convocation Hour

Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street, Normal, IL

Illinois State University School of Music students perform

Austin Voice Studio Recital

Kemp Recital Hall 401 S. School Street, Normal, IL

Members of Debra Austin's studio will perform vocal repertoire from Classical to Musical Theater. For additional information contact Professor Deb Austin (309) 438-8118 Livestream

Free

Wind Symphony Concert

Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street, Normal, IL

Illinois State University Wind SymphonyAnthony C. Marinello, conductorBen Stiers, marimba J.S. Bach (1685-1750), arr. Stokowski, ed. Sosnowchik – Passacaglia and Thema Fugatum in C minor, BWV 582 (c. 1708-1712/1924)Adam Silverman (b. 1973) – Carbon Paper and Nitrogen Ink (2013)Ben Stiers, marimba--Intermission--Catherine Likhuta (b. 1981) – Home Away from Home (2019)Karel Husa (1921-2016) – Music for […]

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Mark Babbitt, trombone

Kemp Recital Hall 401 S. School Street, Normal, IL

Professor of Trombone, Mark Babbitt, will perform a solo recital of works by Henri Dutilleux, Robert Schumann, Enrique Crespo, Stjepan Šulek, and the premiere performance of a duo for viola and trombone by Peter Strohm (with Katherine Lewis, professor of viola). He will be joined by pianist Lu Witzig. Livestream

Symphonic Winds and Symphonic Band Concert

Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street, Normal, IL

Symphonic BandProf. T.J. Mack, conductorJeason Lopez, guest conductorDr. Andy Rummel, tuba soloistProgram:National Emblem March - E.E. Bagley*Jeason Lopez, guest conductorCajun Folk Songs - Frank TicheliOur Cast Aways - Julie GirouxCapriccio - Rodney Newton*Andy Rummel, tuba soloistPas Redouble - Camille Saint-Saens Symphonic WindsDr. F. Mack Wood, conductorJohn Gonzalez, guest conductorLottie Heckman, soprano soloistProgram:Goodnight Moon - Eric […]

Anti-Recital

Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street, Normal, IL

Backstage recital staff members will come together to perform a variety of parody works and skits. This will showcase a variety of the workers talents outside of being a standard worker. To be performed on the School of Music wellness day, we hope to bring joy during a time in the semester when stress is […]