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FALL 2014  


 

SEPTEMBER 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
IN STERIO, FLUTE DUO

Considered pioneers in their field, Shivhan Dohse and Erica Peel, Miyazawa Artists, are fearless musicians, always pushing the limits in innovation. Classically trained, yet stylistically unique, their performances fuse virtuosic flute playing with original and eclectic cross-cultural music for an electrifying and powerful presentation of sound. Their vision challenges convention as they draw inspiration from rock, jazz, classical, latin, funk, folk, world and electro styles with a sound that has been described as "two flutes - one brain.”
7:30 p.m.

JANSEN MUSIC HALL
$10/general admission; FREE to Clarke community

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
MILES MCCONNELL, FACULTY GUITAR RECITAL

Join Clarke guitar instructor Dr. Miles McConnell in a program that will include solo guitar music by J.S. Bach, Falla, Giuliani, Ponce and Villa-Lobos. Clarke voice professor Dr. Sang-In Han will be featured in a performance of Beethoven's beautiful "Adelaide."
7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

OCTOBER

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11
PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT

The third annual concert features performances by students, faculty and alumni. Funds support Fine Arts Scholarships for music majors.
7:30 P.M.

JANSEN MUSIC HALL
$10/general admission

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14
MATTHIAS MÜLLER

Swiss clarinetist Matthias Müller and his research team have created an electronic bass clarinet called SABRe. Müller is professor at the Zurich University of the Arts and has gained a reputation as a versatile artist and is active as an international interpreter, composer and teacher as well as the artistic director of various institutions. He has performed as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano. Müller gives master classes throughout the world at institutions including Juillard School and Manhattan School of Music (New York), Rice University (Houston) and Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester).
7:30 P.M.

JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free
 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21
A NIGHT IN INDIA FEATURING NATYARPANA DANCE COMPANY

The event will begin with Clarke performances with Indian flair and will conclude with the Natyarpana Dance Company. Natyarpana Dance Company was founded in October 2003 by Kripa Baskaran to share the authentic beauty and power of Indian classical dance, which is over 3,000 years old. Natyarpana’s mission is to present the rich cultural heritage of India through performances and workshops of Indian classical dance, music and theater.
7:30 p.m.

JANSEN MUSIC HALL
$10/general admission
 


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25
ADAM O'DELL SENIOR COMPOSITION RECITAL

JANSEN MUSIC HALL, 7:30 P.M.
Free

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26
TIM GELHAUS SENIOR COMPOSITION RECITAL

JANSEN MUSIC HALL, 2:30 P.M.
Free

 

NOVEMBER

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4
NATS (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF SINGING) COMPETITION RECITAL

Students who attend the NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) regional competition for college vocalists will perform selections from their contest pieces.
7:30 P.M.

JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
VETERANS DAY CONCERT

In honor of our local veterans, band, choir, and instrumental ensembles will lead an inspiring evening of music.
7:30 P.M.

JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free
 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14
ZANE MERRITT - CLASSICAL GUITAR CONCERT

Merritt is a Dubuque native and Clarke alumni, who currently resides in Buffalo, N.Y. He is a member of the new music ensemble Wooden Cities. As a composer, his new orchestral work “Dramatic Individuals” will be premiered by the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra on Nov. 15.

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18
ACES (ADVANCED CHAMBER ENSEMBLES) AND NEW MUSIC CONCERT 

The first concert of the year presenting music by student and faculty composers along with featured performances by CU Jazz, the Brass Ensemble and the Woodwind Chamber Ensemble.
7:30 P.M.

JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

DECEMEBER

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 AND SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7
FOR A BLESSED CHRISTMAS

Staged in the beauty of Clarke’s Sacred Heart Chapel, this holiday tradition is a moving portrayal of the Christmas story through narration and musical performances.
December 6, 7:30 p.m.; December 7, 2 p.m.

SACRED HEART CHAPEL
$10/general admission

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