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Kemp Recital Hall

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

Kemp Recital Hall is located inside Centennial East.

Past Events

February 2019

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

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 in Motion”). Dr. Davison’s expertise includes teaching and performing the various Cuban music styles, plus relating them to contemporary American music. Many Cuban rhythms are…

Graduate Recital: Mary Kathryn Kuhne, clarinet

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

Student recital

Cancelled: Chamber Winds

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

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

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

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

March 2019

Joint Flute Recital: Brianne Steif and Natalie Lindig

Date:
Friday, March 1st
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Student recital

Joint Flute Recital: Jon Popper and Magnus Uroser

Date:
Saturday, March 2nd
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Student recital

Joint Flute Recital: Sarah Lange and Grace Suglich

Date:
Sunday, March 3rd
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Guest Artist Recital: F Plus

Date:
Monday, March 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

F-PLUS is a violin, clarinet, and percussion trio committed to collaborating with today's most exciting composers to establish a diverse repertoire for their unique instrumentation. Formed in 2016 at the Bang on a Can Summer Festival, the ensemble has commissioned over 20 new works and has performed all over the country, from Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall in New York to the Art Institute of Chicago and the New Music Gathering in Boston. Its members include Kate Dreyfuss, violin, Andy Hudson,…

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Michelle Vought, soprano featuring guest artist composer and ISU alum Danielle Fisher

Date:
Wednesday, March 6th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Michelle Vought (309)438-8331

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Elizabeth Thompson, voice and Tuyen Tonnu, piano

Date:
Tuesday, March 19th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Elizabeth Thompson (309)438--8856

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Faculty Jazz

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Graduate Recital: Hayley Koch, soprano

Date:
Friday, March 22nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student recital

Junior Recital: Emanuel Guzman, trombone

Date:
Saturday, March 23rd
Time:
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: AJ Nemsick, bass trombone

Date:
Saturday, March 23rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Senior Recital: Dominic Regner, baritone

Date:
Saturday, March 23rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Graduate Recital: Andrew Maya, piano

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

Student Recital

“Black Music: A showcase and Community Sing”

Date:
Thursday, March 28th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We will experience how music, through its tonalities, modalities, and Africanist aesthetic, has helped the Black community to heal, give hope, resist, inspire, and build community. This is a family-friendly concert and involves audience participation of diverse Black music styles from Work songs to Hip hop.   For additional information contact Oforiwaa Aduonum (309)438-7340

Senior Recital: Katelyn Fix, bassoon

Date:
Friday, March 29th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Brittany Anderson, soprano

Date:
Saturday, March 30th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Junior Recital: Jonathan Groebe, baritone

Date:
Saturday, March 30th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student recital

Junior Recital: Sophie Remmert, voice

Date:
Saturday, March 30th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Graduate Recital: Matthew Mancillas, baritone

Date:
Saturday, March 30th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Recital

Junior Recital: Grace Zimmerman, piano

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

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Graduate Recital: Taeyeong Jung, clarinet

Date:
Saturday, March 30th
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Joint Recital: Kinga Smutek & Sam Masini, mezzo soprano

Date:
Sunday, March 31st
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

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Junior Recital: Elizabeth Briney, flute

Date:
Sunday, March 31st
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Joint Flute Recital: Mayley Villagrian & Kaela Bonow

Date:
Sunday, March 31st
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Recital

Junior Recital: Bradley Sarmiento, bassoon

Date:
Sunday, March 31st
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Graduate Recital: John Rotap, piano

Date:
Sunday, March 31st
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Graduate Recital: Ching-I Kuo, piano

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

Student recital

April 2019

Senior Recital: Mason Riedel, trombone

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

Student recital

Cancelled: Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Rachel Hockenberry, horn

Date:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Rachel Hockenberry (309)438-5063

Piano Project

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Graduate Recital: Joseph Tiemann, jazz trombone

Date:
Wednesday, April 3rd
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Student recital

Collaborative Piano Recital

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Junior Recital: Riley Nahlik, tenor

Date:
Friday, April 5th
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Kevin Rahtjen, tenor

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Mary Pat Robey, soprano

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Student Recital

Junior Recital: Rhoda Kay Roberts, violin

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Senior Recital: Nathaniel Quiroz, violin

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Recital

Treble Choir Recital

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

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

Graduate Recital: Davis Hale, saxophone

Date:
Saturday, April 6th
Time:
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Tyler Walls, euphonium

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Recital

Senior Recital: Lydia Armour, clarinet

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Recital

Senior Recital: Annie Ternes, flute

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

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Graduate Recital: Christopher Aman, viola

Date:
Sunday, April 7th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital

ISU Guitar Ensemble Recital

Date:
Wednesday, April 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Junior Recital: Brian Zielinski, clarinet

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Bianca D’Avila Do Prado, cello

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Tyler Schaefers, saxophone

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Recital

Graduate Recital: Macauley Allen, tenor

Date:
Sunday, April 14th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Student Recital

Chamber Winds

Date:
Monday, April 15th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Tony Marinello (309)438-1702

Strings and Piano Chamber Recital

Date:
Tuesday, April 16th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Jazz Combos

Date:
Wednesday, April 17th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Guest Artist Doug Stone Quartet

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

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

African Drumming and Dance Recital

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

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

Graduate Recital: Anna Chen, piano

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Jonathan Sabin, trombone

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Adriana Sosa, bassoon

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Senior Recital: Katy Reed, bassoon

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Recital

Graduate Recital: Solaiman Jamisolamin, guitar

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Sean Breast, euphonium

Date:
Saturday, April 20th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital

Graduate Recital: Liang Yi Peng, piano

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Composers Collective Recital

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

A presentation of original compositions by graduate composers Matthew Mancillas, Aaron Gomez, and Brian Hinkley.

Music Factory 1 of 2

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

Music Factory 2 of 2

Date:
Tuesday, April 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Graduate Recital: Kara Solis, piano

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Adam Marroquin, piano

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

Student recital

Junior Recital: Erica Gallermo, piano

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Samuel Meade, viola

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Graduate Recital: Rachel Kay Miller, mezzo soprano

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Student Recital

Graduate Recital: Hanah Gan, piano

Date:
Saturday, April 27th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Luis Solis, piano

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Erik Eeg, euphonium

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Student recital

Graduate Recital: Yangyang Tai, soprano

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student recital

Joint Composition Recital: Eric Gilardon and Kyle Waselewski

Date:
Sunday, April 28th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Guest Artist Recital: Francis Favis, percussion

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

This concert will feature new works for percussion including Klingen Lassen for snare drum and tape, Burritt Variations for marimba, and the Illinois Premier of Talk! Talk for percussion and live electronics by Kelley Sheehan. BIO Hailing from Illinois, Francis Favis is a percussionist who is regularly engaged with both teaching and performing. With a background in a wide variety of musical styles, Francis is a versatile musician, though especially interested in modern and electro-acoustic areas. Recent engagements include appearances…

May 2019

Community School for the Arts Spring Concert

Date:
Sunday, May 5th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Masters Thesis Defense: The Long-Lasting Presence of Musical Procedural Memory in Piano Playing Adults Diagnosed with Dementia

Date:
Friday, May 10th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bethany Busch is a music therapy equivalency masters student in the School of Music. In partial completion of her masters degree, she will be presenting her research describing how three subjects with moderate dementia continued to demonstrate the ability to play the piano even with diminished skills in other areas.

August 2019

Jury Recognition Recital

Date:
Monday, August 26th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Student performance   For additional information contact David Collier (309)438-5386

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Dr. Adriana Ransom, cello

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

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

September 2019

Hearing Convocation

Date:
Tuesday, September 3rd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact School of Music

Guest Artist Recital: Tzu-Yi Chen, piano

Date:
Friday, September 6th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: David Gresham, clarinet

Date:
Tuesday, September 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Guest Artist Recital: Ashlee Mack, pianist

Date:
Thursday, September 12th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Joint Percussion Recital: Jenn Carver and Baryl Brandt

Date:
Saturday, September 14th
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Student recital

Guest Artist Recital: Laura Snowden, guitar

Date:
Monday, September 23rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Guest Artist Recital: Estampe Piano Trio

Date:
Friday, September 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

October 2019

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

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

“Diva Delights” recital

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Michelle Vought studio recital For additional information contact Dr. Michelle Vought (309)438-8331

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Anne McNamara, trumpet

Date:
Sunday, October 6th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Guest Artist Recital: Jacqueline Wilson, bassoon

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

Gathering of Nations: Works for Bassoon by Native American Composers   Program- Musings at Dawn (2009)                                   R. Carlos Nakai (Navajo)   4 Pieces (2018)                                                  Juantio Becenti (Navajo) Bluebirds Dreams Dance There Is No Snow   ~ Brief Intermission ~   Romance (1975)                                             Jack Kilpatrick (Cherokee)   For Jacqueline Wilson (2019)                             Raven Chacon (Navajo)   Katcina Dances (1969)                                        Louis Ballard (Quapaw) Powamu (Coming of the Gods) Ahul (Sun God) Kwahu (Eagle) Momo (Bees) Monwu (Owl) Koyimsi (Foolish Ones)…

Senior Recital: Carolyn Wehr, mezzo soprano

Date:
Friday, October 11th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital

Senior Recital: Ivana Popovic, voice

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Miles Bohlman, percussion

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student performance

Cello Popper Concert

Date:
Sunday, October 13th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Guest Artist Recital: Nathan Wysock, guitar

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

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

Guest Artist Recital: Milene Aliverti, cello

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

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