Department of Music
 

Performance Listing (October 2013)

Student Convocation - 2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 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.




Visiting Artist Series: Escape 10 - 7:30 pm, Monday, October 7, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

The Visiting Artist Series presents new artist faculty Dr. Annie Stevens with guest artist Andrea Venet in the percussion duo, Escape 10.   The duo performs a varied and exciting spectrum of repertoire, including contemporary, pop, jazz and classical selections. Visiting Artist Series tickets are $15 General | $10 Seniors | $5 Students and Youth under 18 years old. Tickets are available at the Student Centers and Activities Office and at the performance hall door one hour prior to the performance on a seats-available basis. For more information contact the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office at 540.231.5615 or go to www.tickets.vt.edu. All sales final and refunds cannot be issued.

 




Student Convocation featuring Escape 10 - 2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Special convocation featuring Escape 10.   Free and open to the public.




Student Ensemble Concert: University Choirs - 7:30 pm, Friday, October 11, 2013 and 3:00 pm, Sunday, October 13, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

The University Choirs perform the second of two weekend concerts under the direction of Dwight Bigler.   Chamber Singers, Tech Men, and Women’s Chorus join together for an evening of choral music.  Student ensembles concert tickets are $8 General | $8 Seniors | $5 Students and Youth under 18 years old.  Tickets are available at the Student Centers and Activities Office and at the performance hall door one hour prior to the performance on a seats-available basis. For more information contact the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office at 540.231.5615 or go to www.tickets.vt.edu. All sales final and refunds cannot be issued.




Student Convocation - 2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

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




Student Ensemble Concert: University Jazz Bands - 7:30 pm, Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - Squires Haymarket Theater [map]

The University Jazz Bands, under the direction of Dr. Jason Crafton, perform an evening concert.  Student ensembles concert tickets are $8 General | $8 Seniors | $5 Students and Youth under 18 years old.  Tickets are available at the Student Centers and Activities Office and at the performance hall door one hour prior to the performance on a seats-available basis. For more information contact the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office at 540.231.5615 or go to www.tickets.vt.edu. All sales final and refunds cannot be issued.

 




Visiting Artist Series: Jeff Nelsen, horn & Tracy Cowden, piano - 7:30 pm, Monday, October 21, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

The Visiting Artist Series of The School of Performing Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema presents Jeff Nelsen, horn and Tracy Cowden, piano in recital. Visiting Artist Series tickets are $15 General | $10 Seniors | $5 Students and Youth under 18 years old. Tickets are available at the Student Centers and Activities Office and at the performance hall door one hour prior to the performance on a seats-available basis. For more information contact the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office at 540.231.5615 or go to www.tickets.vt.edu. All sales final and refunds cannot be issued.

One of the many pig-farm-raised Canadian magician horn players in the world, Jeff Nelsen has thrilled audiences and inspired students for over twenty years. He was the hornist with Canadian Brass (8 years), is professor at Indiana University (7 years so far…), gave a TEDx Talk about Fearless Performance, played on Broadway (2 full show runs), soloed on 5 continents, and performed with dozens of orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, Chicago, and Boston Symphonies and the Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras.




Jazz Combos at the Rivermill - 9:30 pm, Monday, October 21, 2013 - Rivermill Bar and Grill

Jazz combos perform at the Rivermill Bar and Grill.  Stop by, enjoy a drink and some great jazz!  




Student Convocation featuring Jeff Nelson, horn - 2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Special convocation featuring Jeff Nelson, in a lecture presentation, Fearless Performance.  Free and open to the public.

 




Student Ensembles Concert: Band-A-Rama - 7:30 pm, Friday, October 25, 2013 - Burruss Auditorium [map]

A favorite for the whole family, Band-A-Rama features the Virginia Tech Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and Marching Virginians in a musical extravaganza. Tickets are $10 general | $8 seniors | $5 students. Tickets are available at the Student Centers and Activities Office and at the performance hall door one hour prior to the performance on a seats-available basis. For more information contact the Student Centers and Activities Ticket Office at 540.231.5615 or go to www.tickets.vt.edu.  All sales final and refunds cannot be issued.

 

 




Student Recital: Robert Deis, saxophone - 1:00 pm, Sunday, October 27, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Robert Deis, saxophone, performs a senior recital.  Student recitals are free and open to the public.




Student Recital: Eli Van Zandt, tuba - 4:00 pm, Sunday, October 27, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Eli Van Zandt, tuba, performs a junior recital.  Student recitals are free and open to the public.




Music on Mondays: Wallace Easter, horn | John Walker, oboe - 7:30 pm, Monday, October 28, 2013 - Squires Recital Salon [map]

Music on Mondays presents artist faculty in the School of Performing Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema.  Wallace Easter, horn and John Walker, oboe perform an evening recital assisted by Richard Masters, piano.  Music on Mondays are free and open to the public.

 

 




Student Convocation - 2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 and 2:00 pm, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 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.