Department of Music
 

Performance Listing (May 2014)

Student Recital: Benjamin Slaughter, piano - 7:30 pm, Thursday, May 1, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Benjamin Slaughter performs a senior piano recital.  Student recitals are free and open to the public.




Music on Mondays: Alan Weinstein, cello - 7:30 pm, Friday, May 2, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Music on Mondays presents artist faculty in the School of Performing Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema.  Cellist Alan Weinstein performs an evening recital.  These recitals are free and open to the public.




Student Recital: Rebecca Burton, horn - 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Rebecca Burton performs a non-degree horn recital.  Student recitals are free and open to the public.




Student Recital: Amanda Persinger, James Keeter, and Joey Ballard - 4:00 pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Amanda Persinger, James Keeter, and Joseph Ballard perform a shared junior percussion recital. Student recitals are free and open to the public.  




Blacksburg Master Chorale: Elijah Oratorio - 8:00 pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 - Center for the Arts Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre

More than 200 singers, a full orchestra, and soloists will fill the stage as the Center for the Arts, Blacksburg Master Chorale, Virginia Tech Choirs, and Roanoke Symphony Orchestra collaborate to present Felix Mendelssohn’s legendary oratorio, Elijah. This intense musical drama depicts the major events in the life of the prophet Elijah. Featured soloists include three Virginia Tech alumni: Branch Fields (in the title role), Danielle Talamantes, and Robert Chafin; as well as Katherine Pracht, mezzo soprano. 

  • with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
  • and Virginia Tech Choirs
  • 
Dwight Bigler, conductor
  • 
Danielle Talamantes, soprano

  • Katherine Pracht, mezzo soprano
  • 
Robert Chafin, tenor

  • Branch Fields, bass
  • 
Co-presented with Blacksburg Master Chorale
The Moss Arts Center Box Office hours are 12 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. M –F, 12 P.M. - 4 P.M Saturday, and one hour prior to any event on Sundays.  For evening events, tickets will be available all afternoon leading up until the performances.  For more information on events at the Moss Arts Center, go to https://artscenter.vt.edu or call (540) 231-5300.  OR Click here to purchase tickets.



Student Recital: Laura McConchie & Blake Martin - 1:00 pm, Sunday, May 4, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Laura McConchie, soprano and Blake Martin, tenor perform an afternoon shared junior recital. Student recitals are free and open to the public.




Student Ensemble Concert: Symphonic Wind Ensemble - 3:00 pm, Sunday, May 4, 2014 - Center for the Arts Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs and afternoon concert.  Student ensembles concert tickets are $8 General | $8 Seniors/Faculty/Staff | $5 Students and Youth under 18 years old. The Moss Arts Center Box Office hours are 12 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. M –F, 12 P.M. - 4 P.M Saturday, and one hour prior to any event on Sundays.  For evening events, tickets will be available all afternoon leading up until the performances.  For more information on events at the Moss Arts Center, go to https://artscenter.vt.edu or call (540) 231-5300.  Tickets on Sale: April 7.  Link directly to the article about the performance: https://artscenter.vt.edu/Online/SOPAsymphonicwindensemblemay

 




Highty-Tighties in Concert - 5:00 pm, Sunday, May 4, 2014 - Center for the Arts Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre

Lead by Major George McNeill, the Virginia Tech Highty-Tighties perform a Spring concert.  This concert is free and open to the public.




Music on Mondays: Annie Stevens, percussion - 7:30 pm, Monday, May 5, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Music on Mondays presents artist faculty in the School of Performing Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema.  New faculty artist, Dr. Annie Stevens performs an evening percussion recital.  Music on Mondays are free and open to the public.

 

 




Student Convocation - 2:00 pm, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Music students in the School of Performing Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema, perform an informal afternoon recital.  Free and open to the public.




Student Ensembles Concert: Horn Studio and Ensembles - 7:30 pm, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

The School of Performing Arts, Music | Theatre | Cinema presents the Horn Studio and Ensembles in an evening recital. Student recitals are free and open to the public.




Virginia Tech String Project Spring Concert - 7:00 pm, Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Center for the Arts Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre

The Virginia Tech String Project presents its annual Winter concert. The Virginia Tech String Project provides string instruction to elementary students as part of a program to recruit and train future string music educators.  This concert is free and open to the public.