Celebrate spring with music

The Department of Music offers concerts and recitals throughout the spring season. Johanna Young (’08), who resides in New York City, will return to campus to accompany guitarist Rupert Boyd.

Other events include faculty and student recitals, a Broadway musical concert, and jazz, wind and string ensembles. Listen to samples of music, and plan to attend an event.

January 2011

Faculty Wind Quintet
Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Program includes works by Franz Danzi, Joseph Jongen and György Ligeti

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Faculty Wind Quintet (0:30)

February 2011

34th Annual Christopher Giles and Lucille S. Harris Competitions
Feb. 19, 10 a.m. and  1 p.m.
Performers compete for cash prizes. Piano competition features Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.

Listen to an mp3 sample from Giles Harris Competition (0:30)

University Orchestra Concert
Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Features the winners of the Concerto Competition accompanied by the Wake Forest Orchestra. Student soloists will perform works of Puccini, Verdi, Rossini, Bottesini, Vivaldi and more.

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Concerto Winners (0:30)

Guest Artists Recital: Rupert Boyd, guitar and Johanna Young, soprano
Feb. 26, 3 p.m.
One of the most talented guitarists of his generation and alumna Johanna Young (’08)

Senior Presidential Scholar Honors Recital
Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Hartley on alto saxophone with Thomas Turnbull at the piano

Presidential Scholar Recital
Feb. 27, 4 p.m.
Soprano Della Hinman with Thomas Turnbull at the piano

March 2011

Faculty Recital: 18th-Century Masters: Bach and Mozart
March 3, 6 p.m.
Jacqui Carrasco, violin; Peter Kairoff, fortepiano

Guest Artist Lecture/Recital “Verfremte Musik”
March 18, 7:30 p.m.
“Ostracized music” features Ulrike Anton on flute and Russell Ryan at the piano. Anton teaches music history at Flow House in Vienna.

Senior Voice Recital
March 19, 3 p.m.
Soprano Katherine Morgan with Thomas Turnbull at the piano

Concert Choir
March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring important works from choral music history—a fundraiser for the Concert Choir International Touring Fund

Student Recital
March 25, 7:30
Andre Nguyen, clarinet; Thomas Turnbull, piano

Collegium Musicum Concert
March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring English music of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Collegium Musicum (0:30)

April 2011

Senior Voice Recital
April 2, 7:30 p.m.
Soprano Caroline Wahoff with Jean T. Blackwood at the piano

Music Theater Orchestra Concert
April 10, 3 p.m.
Concert performances from some of Broadway’s finest shows

Wind Chamber Music Concert
April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Student chamber ensembles

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Wind Chamber Premier Sax Quartet (0:30)

University Jazz Ensembles Concert
April 13, 7:30 p.m.

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Jazz Ensemble (0:30)

String Chamber Music Concert
April 14, 7:30 p.m.
Student chamber ensembles

Listen to an mp3 sample of the String Chamber (0:30)

Spring Choral Concert
April 20, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring the Wake Forest Concert Choir, Collegium Vocal Ensemble and the new Wake Forest Chamber Choir in a program of music from the Pacific Northwest

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Concert Choir (0:30)

University Wind Ensemble Concert
April 26, 7:30
Featuring guest composer Daniel Kallman, who has composed for the National Symphony Orchestra, the Air Force Academy Band, and the Hong Kong Children’s Choir

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Wind Ensemble (0:30)

University Orchestra Concert
April 28, 7:30
Featuring the music of Kodály’s Hungarian folk hero fairy tale, Háry János.

Listen to an mp3 sample of the Orchestra (0:30)

Categories: Arts & Culture, Events, For Alumni, For Parents, Student, Top Stories, Wake Forest College