Announcing SU Cultural Calendar Aug.-Oct. 2013

August 09, 2013

The Stetson University Cultural Calendar for August through October 2013, listed below, includes School of Music concerts, Stetson’s Second Stage Theatre productions and public lectures scheduled on the university’s DeLand campus.

The university’s inaugural Social Justice Lecture, the first in a new series, is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16 and will feature Peter Edelman, director of the Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy at Georgetown University. Edelman’s lecture, entitled, So rich so poor: why it’s so hard to end poverty in America, is open to the public, free of charge.

Unless otherwise noted, all music concerts are scheduled in Lee Chapel inside Elizabeth Hall, located at 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand. For tickets to music concerts, call the Stetson University Concert line: (386) 822-8947. To see the full music concert calendar for 2013-14, visit www.stetson.edu/music/calendar. For tickets to Stetson’s 2013-14 Second Stage Theatre productions, call (386) 822-8700. Find all university events listed on the university’s online calendar on Stetson Today.

AUGUST 

23 Friday – 2013-2014 Season Premier/Friends of Music Concert

Celebrating Dr. Jean West

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

Complimentary Admission 

SEPTEMBER

8 Sunday – Faculty Music Recital

Tom Macklin, trumpet; Joni Bjella, Piano

Featuring an arrangement of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue for trumpet and piano

3 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

12 Thursday – Omar Tyree, NY Times bestselling author

Public Lecture  – The Equation for Success – 7-8:15 p.m. Stetson Room, Carlton Union Building, 131 E. Minnesota Ave. Open to the public, free of charge; more information: (386) 822-8920.

13 Friday – Art Exhibition

Opening reception: Oscar Bluemner: Color Sketches and Stetson Faculty Art Show, Convergence, 6-8 p.m., Hand Art Center, 139 E. Michigan Ave., Stetson’s Palm Court. Open to the public, free of charge. Bluemner art show runs Sept. 13 through Dec. 2; Convergence runs Sept. 13 through Oct. 19. Gallery hours at Stetson’s Hand Art Center: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed on weekends and university holidays. More information: (386) 822-7270.

13 Friday – Chamber Orchestra - Music

Anthony Hose, conductor

Featuring European music from Poland, Russia and Germany, and composers from the 20th, 19th and 18th centuries.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

14 Saturday – Faculty Music Recital

Routa Kroumovitch-Gomez, violin; Michael Rickman, piano

Featuring works by Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770); John Corigliano (b. 1938); and Camille Saint-Saens-Eugene Ysaye.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

19 – 22 Thursday – Sunday – Children’s Theatre Show

The Day They Stole All the Colors by Héctor Santiago

This is the story of a pirate and cowboy that ride a comet through the universe stealing valuable resources from each planet. But never fear, because the courageous boy René and his faithful dog Canelo will chase them through the universe to win back the colors of Earth.

8 p.m. Thursday/Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday/Sunday

Stetson’s Second Stage, Museum of Florida Art, 600 N. Woodland Blvd.

Ticket Prices for all shows: $12 for adults; $10 for seniors, children, and non-Stetson students. More information: (386) 822-8700.

20 Friday – Faculty Music Recital

Stephen Robinson, guitar; Boyd Jones, organ and harpsichord

Celebrating Dr. Robinson’s 30 years at Stetson and the release of his new CD.

Featuring music by Quique Sinesi (b. 1960);  Marco Pereira (b. 1950); Chris DeBlasio (1959-1993); Carlo Domeniconi (b. 1947); Marek Pasiecny (b. 1980); and John Lennon (1940-1980), Arr. Emmanuel/Robinson.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

27 Friday – Faculty Music Recital 

Jane Christeson, mezzo soprano; Jean West, flute; Michael Rickman, piano

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

28 Saturday – Faculty Music Recital 

Jessica Hall-Speak, clarinet; Tammy Miller, piano

Featuring Sunshine Quartet, doing an encore performance of the music they performed at ICA in Italy in July 2013. Three newly composed pieces are by composers Keith Lay, Richard Drexler and Ralph Hays. The Sunshine Clarinet Quartet includes Jessica Hall-Speak, Jennifer Royals, Kevin Strang and Vanessa Vache.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

28 Saturday – Theatre – An Evening of Improv

Come join a talented cast of improve artists as they take audience suggestions to create some hilarious and truly memorable scenes. 8 p.m. (Friends and Family Weekend); free admission.

Stetson’s Second Stage, Museum of Florida Art, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. More information: (386) 822-8700.

OCTOBER

1 Tuesday – Alumna/Faculty Music Recital

Tammara Phillips, flute; Kristi Born, piano

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar  

2 Wednesday – Art Lecture on Oscar Bluemner

Lecture by Dr. Roberta Smith Favis, professor emerita of art history and curator of Stetson’s Vera Bluemner Kouba Collection. 7-8:30 p.m., room 25 of the Instructional Media Center, at Stetson’s duPont Ball Library, 134 E. Minnesota Ave. More information: (386) 822-7266, creativearts@stetson.edu.

9 Wednesday – Jazz Ensemble

Patrick Hennessey, conductor. Honoring Jazz Greats, past and present, from Louis Armstrong to Herbie Hancock, and including music by Count Basie, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Thad Jones, Oliver Nelson and J.J. Johnson. 7:30 p.m. Stetson Room, Carlton Union Building, 131 E. Minnesota Ave. Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

16 Wednesday – Social Justice Lecture

So Rich So Poor: Why it’s so hard to end poverty in America

by Peter Edelman, director, Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy, Georgetown University

8 p.m. Stetson Room, Carlton Union Building, 131 E. Minnesota Ave.

Open to the public, free of charge. More information: contact Joshua Rust, associate professor, Philosophy, (386) 822-7581, jrust@stetson.edu.

18 Friday – Stetson University Opera Theatre

Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria; music by Claudio Monteverdi; Libretto by Giacomo Badoaro. A tragedy in one prologue and three acts with a happy ending! Based on Homer’s Odysseus. Presented by Stetson University’s Opera Theatre under the direction of Russell Franks and in conjunction with conductor, Anthony Hose, with members of Stetson University’s Symphony Orchestra.

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

19 Saturday – University Symphonic Band

Douglas Phillips, conductor; Ashley Heintzen, bassoon

Featuring the world premiere performance of Midnight Passage by Sydney Hodkinson, Almand Chair of Composition at Stetson University

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

25 Friday – University Symphony Orchestra

Anthony Hose, conductor; Stephen Robinson, guitar

Celebrating Robinson’s 30 years at Stetson with a performance of Angulo’s Segundo Concierto (El Alevín)

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

26 Saturday – Faculty/Alumnus Music Recital

Earnest Murphy, tenor; Michael Rickman, piano

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

27 Sunday – Faculty Music Recital

Cameron Huster, harp; Jean West, flute

Featuring Benjamen Britten’s Suite for Harp, Movements from Paul Patterson’s Spiders

3 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar

29 Tuesday – Music Student Composers Concert

7:30 p.m. Lee Chapel, Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd.

Tickets: adults–$10; seniors–$8; area students–$5. More information: School of Music concert line: (386) 822-8947; www.stetson.edu/music/calendar




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