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Friday, December 26, 2014

Winter Break

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Winter Break

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Winter Break

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Friday, January 2, 2015

Winter Break

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Faculty Recital: Alan Parshley, horn

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: Alan Parshley, horn
Claire Black, piano
Members of the University Horn Ensemble

Alan Parshley will be joined by guest pianist Claire Black for a recital of music for horn and piano, including Joseph Rheinberger’s Sonata for Horn and Piano, and the “Lied and Scherzo” of Florent Schmitt. To bring the concert to a festive close, Mr. Parshley will be joined by a horn ensemble made up of student horn players participating in the university music program.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Faculty Recital: Yutaka Kono, tuba

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: MetalWerx Tuba/Euphonium quartet to perform

MetalWerx is a quartet consisting of two euphoniums, played by Dale Long of South Burlington and Michael Paul of Franklin, and two tubas, played by Tim Foley of Burlington and UVM music faculty Yutaka Kono.

The quartet will perform work by well-known composers such as Gustav Holst, Henry Fillmore, and Jerome Kern, and will feature several works written specifically for this instrumentation. These include “Fantasy” by Ralph Martino, and will feature the premier of a new work for tuba/euphonium quartet, commissioned by the group, entitled “Irrational Happiness,” by Vermont composer Lydia Lowery Busler of Montpelier.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Admission is free and the public is welcome.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Faculty Scholarship Recital

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
The UVM Department of Music and Dance presents the fifth annual Faculty Scholarship Recital

A scintillating showcase of music and dance, classical and jazz, old and new. Performed by the faculty for the benefit of student scholarships.

Dance: Paul Besaw, Clare Byrne, Hannah Dennison, Paula Higa
Drums: Jeff Salisbury
Flute: Anne Janson
Organ: Wayne Schneider
Piano: Tom Cleary, David Feurzeig, Paul Orgel, Sylvia Parker
Saxophone: Michael Zsoldos
Trumpet: Ray Vega
Tuba: Yutaka Kono
Voice: Amber deLaurentis

University of Vermont Music Recital Hall, 384 South Prospect Street, Burlington
Redstone Campus

Admission by donation (any amount).
All proceeds benefit the lesson scholarship fund, subsidizing the cost of private instruction for music majors.

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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Faculty Recital: Paul Orgel, piano

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: Concert Pianist Paul Orgel will perform a Faculty Piano Recital.
The program, “Variations on a Theme” features music by Schubert (Impromptu D. 935/2), Beethoven (Sonata No. 12, op. 26 “Funeral March”) and Dvorák (Theme and Variations, op. 36). Each of these works is in A-flat Major and based on related material. Also featured are works by Chopin: the Nocturne, op. 62/2, Two Mazurkas, and Scherzos Nos. 1 and 4.

Orgel’s recital celebrates his 60th birthday, 15 years on teaching on UVM’s Music Faculty, and the release of his new solo CD, “Piano Works of Josef Suk, Ernest Chausson, and Max Reger” on the MSR label, which will be on sale at the concert for $15.00.

Concert is free and open to the public.

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Faculty Recital: Patricia Julien, flute

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Southwick Ballroom 301
Description: Patricia Julien Project:

The Patricia Julien Project is a jazz quartet made up of local musicians Patricia Julien (flute and alto flute), Alec Julien (guitar), Jeremy Harlos (bass), and Caleb Bronz (drums). They have three active composers on board and play mostly original music, along with a few cover tunes by contemporary composers like John Scofield and Joshua Redman. Their style ranges from straight ahead jazz to hard-driving funk. In a review of their latest CD, “Still Light At Night,” Seven Days said: “the band delivers a heady blend of jazz, swing, and even a little prog rock that bristles with playful energy.”

www.patriciajulienproject.com
For more information contact Patricia.Julien@uvm.edu

Ballroom (Room 301), Southwick Hall, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dancing Uphill 2015

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Mann Hall Gym, Trinity Campus
Description: Dancing Uphill 2015

Highlighting UVM dance student performers, the concert includes choreography by UVM dance faculty, UVM composition students, and professional guest dance artists. This year will be directed by Paul Besaw and will feature new works by dance faculty/guest artists Hannah Dennison, Paula Higa, Adele Myers, and Susan Levine Ourada.

Thursday-Saturday, March 19-21, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Mann Hall Gymnasium (Trinity Campus)
Tickets: $10 (cash or check only please)

For more information or ticket reservations, contact Paul.Besaw@uvm.edu

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Dave Stryker and the UVM Big Band

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
The University Jazz Ensemble/Big Band joins Dave Stryker, a masterful jazz guitarist known for his scorching fusion of jazz and blues. Voted six times to the “Top Ten Guitarists” in the Downbeat Reader’s Poll, he is a charismatic and electric performer whom Pat Metheny has dubbed “one of the most joyous feels around.”

Cost:
$15 adult/$5 student - Free for UVM students with ID

Purchase tickets through FlynnTix
www.flynntix.org/Productions/Details.aspx?perfNo=11268&perfCodePrefix=LAJ15D

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Dancing Uphill 2015

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Mann Hall Gym, Trinity Campus
Description: Dancing Uphill 2015

Highlighting UVM dance student performers, the concert includes choreography by UVM dance faculty, UVM composition students, and professional guest dance artists. This year will be directed by Paul Besaw and will feature new works by dance faculty/guest artists Hannah Dennison, Paula Higa, Adele Myers, and Susan Levine Ourada.

Thursday-Saturday, March 19-21, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Mann Hall Gymnasium (Trinity Campus)
Tickets: $10 (cash or check only please)

For more information or ticket reservations, contact Paul.Besaw@uvm.edu

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Dancing Uphill 2015

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Mann Hall Gym, Trinity Campus
Description: Dancing Uphill 2015

Highlighting UVM dance student performers, the concert includes choreography by UVM dance faculty, UVM composition students, and professional guest dance artists. This year will be directed by Paul Besaw and will feature new works by dance faculty/guest artists Hannah Dennison, Paula Higa, Adele Myers, and Susan Levine Ourada.

Thursday-Saturday, March 19-21, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Mann Hall Gymnasium (Trinity Campus)
Tickets: $10 (cash or check only please)

For more information or ticket reservations, contact Paul.Besaw@uvm.edu

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Dancing Uphill 2015

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Mann Hall Gym, Trinity Campus
Description: Dancing Uphill 2015

Highlighting UVM dance student performers, the concert includes choreography by UVM dance faculty, UVM composition students, and professional guest dance artists. This year will be directed by Paul Besaw and will feature new works by dance faculty/guest artists Hannah Dennison, Paula Higa, Adele Myers, and Susan Levine Ourada.

Thursday-Saturday, March 19-21, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Mann Hall Gymnasium (Trinity Campus)
Tickets: $10 (cash or check only please)

For more information or ticket reservations, contact Paul.Besaw@uvm.edu

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Student Performance Recital

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
Students perform on their various instruments. Styles and genres range from classical to jazz.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

University Concert Band

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: Professor D. Thomas Toner directs the University Concert Band with guest Marsh Professor Srinivas Krishnan

"The World of Music"

Three Pieces from Around the World (Cancion de Adelita, Australian Up-Country Tune, Galop)
Cajun Folk Songs - Ticheli (origins: La Belle et le Capitaine, Belle)
Rikudim - Van der Roost
Sii Sii Sii - Mensah (long version, short version, UVM Band)
Eulogize the Yangtze - Yu Jianfang
Seven Butter - Kannan
Chale Chalo - A.R. Rahman

Free and open to the public.

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Saturday, April 11, 2015

University Orchestra Annual Concerto Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
The University of Vermont Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Yutaka Kono will present an evening of symphonic works featuring student concerto competition winners.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public

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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Vermont Wind Ensemble Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: Join the Vermont Wind Ensemble on a whirlwind musical tour. Our first stop is Russia, as we play the dazzling Festive Overture of Dmitri Shostakovich. Also on our itinerary is the Louvre Museum in France, with Renaissance music in modern garb in Norman Dello Joio’s Scenes from the Louvre. Next is Percy Grainger’s charming Lincolnshire Posy, a musical bouquet that is at once both a tribute to and a send-up of English folksingers. Back on our home turf in the United States, we will be featuring the University of Vermont’s own Tom Cleary as soloist in Alec Wilder’s jazz-influenced Fantasy for Piano and Wind Ensemble, Clifton Williams’ final work, Caccia and Chorale, and John Cheetham’s A.B.A Symphonic March (Kitty Hawk).

Program:

Dmitri Shostakovich, Festive Overture
Alec Wilder, Fantasy for Piano and Wind Ensemble (Thomas Cleary, soloist)
Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
Clifton Williams, Caccia and Chorale
Norman Dello Joio, Scenes from The Louvre
John Cheetham, the A.B.A. Symphonic March (“Kitty Hawk”)

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Student Performance Recital

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
Students perform on their various instruments. Styles and genres range from classical to jazz.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Student Performance Recital

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
Students perform on their various instruments. Styles and genres range from classical to jazz.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

President's Recital Dress Rehearsal

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: Students perform on their various instruments. Styles and genres range from classical to jazz.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Student Performance Recital

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
Students perform on their various instruments. Styles and genres range from classical to jazz.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Jazz Vocal Ensemble and Jazz Combo Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
The UVM Jazz Vocal Ensemble and Jazz Combo perform under the direction of Amber deLaurentis Cleary and Tom Cleary.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Latin Jazz & Jazz Guitar Ensemble Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Southwick Ballroom 301
Description: The UVM Latin Jazz Ensemble will present a program TBA

The UVM Jazz Guitar Ensemble will present works by TBA

Ballroom (Room 301), Southwick Hall, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Spring Choral Concert

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: The University of Vermont Concert Choir and Catamount Singers perform under the direction of Erin Grainger. Program TBA

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Chamber Ensembles Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
Chamber music for trios and quartets.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Nonet and Post-Bop Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description:
The UVM Post-Bop Ensemble and Swing Orchestra will perform under the direction of Ray Vega.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Percussion Ensemble & African Drumming Concert

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Southwick Ballroom 301
Description: The UVM Percussion Ensemble performs under the direction of Jeffrey Salisbury.

Ballroom (Room 301), Southwick Hall, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

End-of-Semester Dance Showing

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Southwick Ballroom 301
Description:
Presentation of class projects and independent student work. Contact pbesaw@uvm.edu if you would like to present something!

Ballroom (Room 301), Southwick Hall, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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UVM Opera Workshop Performance

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: The UVM Opera Workshop presents: The Telephone and A Hand of Bridge

Join us for an evening of comic 20th-century 1-act American operas and arias. Gian-Carlo Menotti's The Telephone, or "L'Amour a Trois" is famous for its hilarious protagonists' obsession with her phone and the desperation of her very neglected boyfriend. In Samuel Barber's amusingly perverse opera, A Hand of Bridge, the action literally takes place around a bridge table, where two dysfunctional couples reveal their inner thoughts to the audience as they play. Following these 2 short works, the Opera Workshop students will present arias from the wonderfully diverse American opera repertoire, including Barber's Vanessa, Menotti's The Consul and The Old Maid and the Thief and Moore's The Ballad of Baby Doe.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

UVM Opera Workshop Performance

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: UVM Music Recital Hall
Description: The UVM Opera Workshop presents: The Telephone and A Hand of Bridge

Join us for an evening of comic 20th-century 1-act American operas and arias. Gian-Carlo Menotti's The Telephone, or "L'Amour a Trois" is famous for its hilarious protagonists' obsession with her phone and the desperation of her very neglected boyfriend. In Samuel Barber's amusingly perverse opera, A Hand of Bridge, the action literally takes place around a bridge table, where two dysfunctional couples reveal their inner thoughts to the audience as they play. Following these 2 short works, the Opera Workshop students will present arias from the wonderfully diverse American opera repertoire, including Barber's Vanessa, Menotti's The Consul and The Old Maid and the Thief and Moore's The Ballad of Baby Doe.

UVM Recital Hall, Music Building, Redstone Campus
Free and open to the public.

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