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2017-18 School of Music Concerts

Concerts | Fall 2017

August

25 Friday | Stetson Friends of Music Concert

2016-17 Season Premiere featuring School of Music Faculty

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

September

5 Tuesday | Stetson Faculty Recital

Jane Christeson, mezzo-soprano
Russell Franks, bass-baritone
Kristie Born, piano

A recital of Songs of Grotesque Indifference featuring the works of Purcell, Wolf, Debussy, Rachmaninov, and others.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

19 Tuesday | Great Organists at Stetson series

Simon Thomas Jacobs, organ

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

22 Friday | Stetson Chamber Orchestra
Rescheduled from September 8.  Tickets purchased for that concert honored.

Anthony Hose, conductor
Routa Kroumovitch-Gomez, violin

The first fall orchestral concert includes Purcell’s Incidental Music to Abdelazar, which features the Rondeau theme used by Britten in Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. Routa Kroumovitch-Gomez will play Kreisler’s Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani. The program ends with Mozart’s exhilarating Divertimento in D, written at age 16!

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall

$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. Open to the public.

23 Saturday | Stetson Faculty Recital

Routa Kroumovitch-Gomez, violin
Sean Kennard, piano

Routa Kroumovitch-Gomez and Sean Kennard will perform Fauré's Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1, Op. 13, Brahms' Sonata No. 3 in D Minor for Violin and Piano, Op. 108, and Wieniawski's Polonaise de Concert
No. 1 in D Major
, Op. 4.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

29 Friday | Stetson Faculty Recital

Tammara Phillips, flute 
Kristie Born, piano

This is a recital of music for flute and piano by living composers. The flute repertoire is rich with music by living composers, and this recital will feature a diverse collection of pieces. Composers to be performed include Joseph Schwantner, Ian Clarke, Amanda Harberg, and Stetson’s chair of composition, Sydney Hodkinson.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

October

7 Saturday | Stetson Choral Festival Concert

Featuring Stetson University Concert Choir and Choral Festival Choir
Timothy Peter, Andrew Larson, and Sandra Peter, conductors

7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church
Complimentary admission, open to the public

8 Sunday | Stetson Faculty Recital
Rescheduled from September 15 due to Hurricane Irma

Jessica Speak, clarinet Mrs. Speak will be joined by School of Music colleagues Dan Ferri, saxophone, Marja Kerney, percussion, and Tammara Phillips, flute for this upbeat, free concert.

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

10 Tuesday

Veritate Winds | Stetson Faculty Woodwind Quintet

Tammara Phillips, flute
Dione Chandler, oboe
Lynn Musco, clarinet
Gabriel Bergeron-Langlois, bassoon
Kathy Thomas, French horn

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public 

11 Wednesday | Stetson Jazz Ensemble

Patrick Hennessey, director

7:30 p.m. Athens Theatre
124 N. Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720 
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

13 Friday | Great Guitarists at Stetson series

Raphaella Smits, guitar

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public 

20 Friday | Stetson University Symphonic Band

Douglas Phillips, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

24 Tuesday | Stetson Faculty Recital

Karen Coker Merritt, soprano
Kristie Born, piano

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public 

25 Wednesday | Stetson Faculty Recital
Rescheduled from September 27 due to Hurrican Irma

Dione Chandler, oboe
Jesus Alfonzo, viola
Hannah Sun, piano

Dione Chandler is collaborating with colleagues Hannah Sun, piano, and Jesus Alfonzo, viola. In these musical gems each composer found inspiration from other sources, ranging from poetry to early music to psychology. They include Marcel Bitsch's Suite Francaise on themes from the 17th century, Charles Loeffler's Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola, and Piano based on poems by Maurice Rollinat, Gobo for Oboe and Electronic Sounds by Russell Pinkston, and Alyssa Morris' Four Personalities based on the Hartman Personality Test: Yellow - White - Blue - Red.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

Revolutionary Traditions: Festival of Russian Music

27 Friday | Festival Concert I

Stetson University Symphony Orchestra
Stetson Concert Choir
Anthony Hose, conductor
Sean Kennard, piano
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 1

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

Pre-concert talk by Professor Simon Morrison, Princeton University
6:30-7:00 p.m. Tinsley Room in Presser Hall 

28 Saturday | Festival Concert II

Stetson Women’s Chorale and Student Soloists
Russian choral works, songs and arias
Barron String Quartet
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

31 Tuesday | Stetson Sounds New XVI: First Glimpse

World premieres by Stetson composers

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public 

November

1 Wednesday | Stetson Guitar Ensemble

Stephen Robinson, director

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

3 Friday | Stetson Homecoming Concert

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

5 Sunday | Stetson University Opera Theatre & Chamber Orchestra

The Coronation of Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

Pre-concert talk by Daniil Zavlunov, musicologist
2:30-3:00 p.m. Tinsley Room in Presser Hall

7 Tuesday | Great Organists at Stetson series

Chelsea Chen, organ

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

Florida Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame Weekend

11 Saturday | Roll of Distinction Concert

Southern Winds
Douglas Phillips, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary Admission

12 Sunday | Hall of Fame Concert

Stetson University Symphonic Band
Douglas Phillips, conductor

4:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary Admission

14 Tuesday | Stetson Sounds New XVII

Stetson faculty composers concert

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary Admission

15 Wednesday | Stetson Jazz Ensemble

Patrick Hennessey, director

7:30 p.m. Athens Theatre, DeLand
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

16 Thursday | Stetson Guitar on the Rocks

Stetson guitar students in concert

7:30 p.m. Tinsley Room in Presser Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

17 Friday | Stetson University Symphony Orchestra

Concerto Competition Winners
Anthony Hose, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

18 Saturday | Stetson Percussion Ensemble

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

19 Sunday | Stetson Woodwind Ensembles

Clarinet Choir, Flute Choir, and Saxophone Ensembles

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

19 Sunday | Stetson Brass Ensembles

Trumpet Ensemble, Horn Ensemble, Trombone Ensemble, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, and Brass Ensemble

5:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

21 Tuesday | Stetson Choral Union

Sandra Peter, conductor
Poulenc’s Gloria performed by a chorus of over 160 voices and soprano soloist Karen Coker Merritt.

Stetson Women’s Chorale
Andrew Larson, conductor

7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church
725 N Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32720
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets. 

28 Tuesday | Great Pianists at Stetson series
Rescheduled from September 17 due to Hurrican Irma

Vyacheslav Gryaznov, piano

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

December

Stetson Christmas Candlelight
Concert Choir, Stetson Men, Women’s Chorale
Timothy Peter and Andrew Larson, conductors
A traditional concert of music celebrating the Christmas season

Thursday, November 30 | 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel
Friday, December 1 | 7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel
Saturday, December 2 | 4:00 p.m. Lee Chapel
Saturday, December 2 | 8:00 p.m. Lee Chapel

Doors open one hour prior to performance.  
All performances are sold out.

Concerts | Fall 2017

January

19 Friday | Great Guitarists at Stetson series

Judicaël Perroy, guitar

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

23 Tuesday | Great Organists at Stetson series

Jonathan Moyer, Assistant Professor of Organ at Oberlin Conservatory

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

27 Saturday | Stetson Faculty Recital

Lynn Musco, clarinet
Sean Kennard, piano

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

February 

Twenty-Second Annual Stetson Piano Scholars Festival

2 Friday | Great Pianists at Stetson series

Sean Kennard, Assistant Professor of Music (piano), Stetson University

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

3 Saturday | Stetson Piano Scholars in Recital

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public 

7 Tuesday | Stetson Guest Recital

William Bennett, flute

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

9 Friday | Stetson Sounds New XVIII

Featuring Hannah Lash, composer & harpist

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

11 Sunday | Sigma Alpha Iota Organ & Harpsichord Benefit Concert

University Organists Boyd Jones and students from his studio

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 suggested donation, open to the public

23 Friday | Stetson University Symphonic Band

Douglas Phillips, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

25 Sunday | My Favorite Pieces

Scholarship Benefit Concert of Sigma Alpha Iota Alumnae
School of Music faculty play their favorite pieces 

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 suggested donation, open to the public

28 Wednesday | Stetson Jazz Ensemble

Patrick Hennessey, director

7:30 p.m. Athens Theatre, DeLand
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

March

Stetson University Opera Theatre and Symphony Orchestra
Così fan tutte by W.A. Mozart
Russell Franks, director
Anthony Hose, conductor

16 Friday
7:30 p.m. DeLand High School Theater Center
800 N. Hill Avenue, DeLand, FL 32724
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

Pre-performance talk
Daniil Zavlunov, musicologist
6:30-7:00 p.m.

18 Sunday
3:00 p.m. DeLand High School Theater Center
800 N. Hill Avenue, DeLand, FL 32724
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

21 Tuesday | Great Organists at Stetson series

Boyd Jones, University Organist and Price Professor of Organ, Stetson University

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

Stetson Great Guitarists Extravaganza

22 Thursday | Great Guitarists at Stetson series

Andrew Zohn, guitar
220 Duo (Adam Larison and Andrew Stroud, guitars)

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

23 Friday | Great Guitarists at Stetson series

Jason Vieaux, guitar

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

25 Sunday | Stetson Brass Ensembles

Trumpet Ensemble, Horn Ensemble, Trombone Ensemble, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, and Brass Ensemble

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

April

3 Tuesday | Stetson Chamber Orchestra

Anthony Hose, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

4 Wednesday | Stetson Woodwind Ensembles

Clarinet Choir, Flute Choir, and Saxophone Ensembles

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

6 Friday | Stetson Sounds New XIX: First Glimpse

World premieres by Stetson composers

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

11 Wednesday | Stetson Guitar Ensemble

Stephen Robinson, director

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public 

13 Friday | Stetson Men & Stetson Women’s Chorale

Timothy Peter and Andrew Larson, conductors

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

14 Saturday | Great Pianists at Stetson series

Wenbin Jin, piano

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

15 Sunday | Stetson Percussion Ensemble

3:00 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

17 Tuesday | Stetson Guitar on the Rocks

Featuring solo performances by the guitar students of Stephen Robinson

7:30 p.m. Tinsley Room in Presser Hall
Complimentary admission, open to the public

20 Friday | Stetson Concert Choir

Timothy Peter, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

21 Saturday | Stetson University Symphonic Band

Douglas Phillips, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

24 Tuesday | Stetson Choral Union

Sandra Peter, conductor

7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church
725 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

25 Wednesday | Stetson Jazz Ensemble

Patrick Hennessey, director

7:30 p.m. Athens Theatre
124 N. Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

27 Friday | Stetson University Symphony Orchestra

Anthony Hose, conductor

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel in Elizabeth Hall
$10 adult, $5 youth and student, no charge for 12 and younger. Tickets available at the door or at www.stetson.edu/music-tickets.

Pre-concert talk by Daniil Zavlunov, musicologist
6:30-7:00 p.m. Tinsley Room in Presser Hall