Lee Chapel, Concert Choir led by Tim Peter
Fall 2020 Douglas Phillips leading the Band
Lee Chapel, Chamber Orchestra led by Anthony Hose

Stetson Concerts

Updates for our 2022-2023 concerts and live-streaming events will be available throughout the year. More event updates will be continually added, so keep checking back!

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All performance recordings are available on the Stetson School of Music YouTube channel. Visit the School of Music Concert Calendar for a complete list of upcoming events. Visit the Stetson School of Music Box Office for ongoing ticket sales. If an event does not appear on the Box Office page, it means that tickets for that event have not gone on sale yet. Check back on the date they go on sale. To receive email notifications about upcoming events as well as the dates that tickets go on sale, please join our email notification list or send an email to [email protected] and ask to be added.

Fall 2022 Concert Announcements

Season passes are back! Purchase your Concert Series and Jazz Series season passes by mail, over the phone, or in person from the Presser Hall front office weekdays (office closed for a one-hour lunch at noon).

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The Stetson School of Music Box Office is open for general admission ticketed concerts. Christmas Candlelight tickets go on sale October 1. For all ticketed and complimentary admission events, please visit the Concert Calendar.

Orchestra Tour - Postponed

Stetson University Symphony Orchestra presents two performances on Thursday, October 6. Uplifting works by Shostakovich, Rossini/Britten and Saint-Saëns are featured in an enthralling program with violin soloist Routa Kroumovitch-Gomez and conductor Anthony Hose. Performances are open to the public.

1:45 p.m. - Plant High School in Tampa

7 p.m. - Pasco Hernandez State College Instructional Performing Arts Center
This is the orchestra’s first appearance in the Center.

Concert Choir Tour - October 6-9

The Stetson University Concert Choir Fall 2022 Florida Outreach Tour will include concerts in Orlando, Lithia, Miami, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale. The select touring choir, under the direction of Dr. Timothy Peter, looks forward to making connections with musical communities, churches, Stetson alumni, and outstanding high school choral programs. All performances are open to the public. Learn more!

Steinmetz Hall - November 12

AdventHealth DeLand Foundation Presents Stetson School of Music

The Stetson University School of Music is delighted to announce its debut at Steinmetz Hall in the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Established in 1936, the School of Music was Florida’s first collegiate music school. Join our special concert premiere featuring Stetson's Concert Choir, Chorale, Hatter Choir and Choral Union, conducted by Sandra Peter and Timothy Peter; Stetson’s Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, conducted by Anthony Hose, and the University Symphonic Band and Concert Band, conducted by Douglas Phillips. 

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Performance Notes
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Steinmetz Hall, Dr. Phillips Center
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $25 (plus applicable fees)

Christmas Candlelight Concerts - November 30-December 3

For more than 100 years, the School of Music’s jubilant choirs and musicians have been captivating audiences with its annual, breathtaking performance, which has evolved into an evening dedicated to inclusive, sacred music from various cultural and religious traditions celebrated during the holidays.

The 2022 Christmas Candlelight Concerts will showcase more than 150 student musicians including the Stetson University Concert Choir (SATB), and Hatter Choir (TTBB) conducted by Dr. Timothy Peter, and the Stetson Chorale (SSAA) conducted by Dr. Sandra Peter as well as instrumentalists from the Chamber Orchestra and Symphonic Band. Dr. Boyd Jones will be the featured organist.  The musical repertoire for 2022  continues a tradition inclusivity and a welcoming spirit with the warmth of beautifully Lee Chapel (Nov. 30-Dec.1) and the grand and magnificent First United Methodist Church in Orlando (Sat. Dec. 3). As each annual concert concludes,  “Silent Night” will sung by multiple choirs as they light candles and close the performance. 

Performances will run nightly November 30-December 3, 2022; advanced tickets required. Ticket sales go live October 1, 2022, online only. General Admission tickets are $40 each.

Stetson in New York - March 3, 2023

The Stetson University School of Music is pleased to announce the First Annual Carnegie Hall Chamber Music and Solo Performance featuring Stetson University music students at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall in New York City on March 3, 2023. Ticket information available soon through Carnegie Hall's website.

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