Concerts 2018 – 2019

Events marked with $ are ticketed events requiring payment. Tickets are available at www.rivercampus.org/tickets. Events marked “free” are open to the public and do not require tickets.

Fall Semester

August

26th: Sundays At Three Chamber Music – Music for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, and Piano with Gabrielle Baffoni, Ching-Yi Lin, Andy Braddock and Zachary Lopes, 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

September

4th: Songs My Mother Taught Me: A Life Journey Through Song, Chris Goeke, tenor, and Matthew Yount, piano, with Sara Edgerton, cello, Sophia Han, violin, and Mary Miller, harpsichord, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

4th/11th/18th: Percussion Ensemble Drum Circle in collaboration with Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department. A family-friendly evening of hands-on community drumming. Open to ages 12 and older. 6:30 PM, Dobbins River Campus Center, room 120. Free

9th: Cello Melodies From Around The World. Sara Edgerton, cello, and Paul Thompson, piano, perform an eclectic program of music from across the globe. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

16th: Symphony Sampler: a light-hearted introduction to the symphony, performing a variety of brief selections from the upcoming season. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. Free

23rd: Sundays At Three Chamber Music – Sophia Han and Friends. Sophia Han, violin, and members of the 2014 – 2016 Eppes Quartet present a concert of string quartet masterpieces., 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

October

4th: A Sonic Journey, Nicholas Kenney and Alan Mattingly, horns, with Barbara Lamont, piano, featuring works that span the gamut of time. 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

9th: Symphony Gala Season Opening Concert featuring Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue and Howard Hanson’s Second Symphony, The Romantic, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

12th: A Tribute to Sammy Nestico, Jazz Ensembles, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

14th: Emily Davis, soprano, BME Degree recital, and Amanda Nahm, violin, BME Degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 5:00 PM. Free

17th: Guest Artist Recital, Alison Robuck, Oboe, and Tuyen Tonnu, piano, Shuck Recital Hall, 12:30 P.M. $

19th: The Southeast Wind Symphony, University Choir and Chamber Choir join forces for a newly commissioned setting of “The Lads of Wamphray Ballad,” 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

21st: Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series – Musicke's Cordes, 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

23rd: Riley Kurre, baritone, BA degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 6:00 PM. Free

23rd: Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

25th: Lindsey Leimbach, mezzo-soprano, BME degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 6:00 PM. Free

26th: Women’s Choral Festival, Andrea Ramsey, Guest Conductor, 5:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

28th: Piano Four-hands with Alexandra Nguyen and Kevin Hampton – works by Bernstein, Debussy, Pillney, and others, 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

November

3rd: Collin Burnham, BME degree recital Shuck Recital Hall, 6:00 P.M. Free

4th: Alyssa Strauss soprano, BME degree recital and Savannah Keller, mezzo-soprano, BME degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 3:00 PM. Free

9th: Dedications: Exploring Loss, Love and Lifelong Friendship, Sophia Han, Violin and Elizabeth Lopartis, piano, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

11th: Bricela Trejo, mezzo-soprano, BME degree recital, and Elisa Williamson, mezzo-soprano, BME degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 6:00 PM. Free

13th: Julia Diaz, mezzo-soprano, BM degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 6:00 PM. Free

15th: Matt Maxwell, saxophone, BME degree recital, and Erin Elking, clarinet, BME degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 7:30 P.M. Free

26th: Thomas Romine, trumpet, BME degree recital, and Matt Regalado, saxophone, BME degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 6:00 P.M. Free

27th: Southeast Missouri Symphony, the University Choir and Choral Union join forces to present Handel’s Messiah, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

29th: Jeremy Cates, trumpet, BME degree recital, Shuck Recital Hall, 7:30 P.M. Free

December

1st: Big Band Christmas Jukebox. Celebrate the season in a family-friendly Yule fest with jazz musicians and vocalists from the Department of Music and the Conservatory of Theatre and Dance’s BGA Music Theatre program! 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

8th: Family Holiday Percussion Concert, 10:30 AM and 2:00 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. Free

Spring Semester

January

18th: La Périchole (the Street Singer) – follow the adventure of two young street musicians hoping to marry while avoiding imperious politicians. Opera Theatre Production, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

19th: Something Old, Something New, Chamber Music, with Sophia Han, Stanley C. Pelkey II, and Zach Stern perform an exhilarating mix of music for piano, violin, and saxophone in works by Bach, Vaughan Williams, and Pelkey. 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

20th: La Périchole (the Street Singer) – follow the adventure of two young street musicians hoping to marry while avoiding imperious politicians. Opera Theatre Production, 3:00 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

29th: Percussion Ensemble Drum Circle in collaboration with Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department. A family-friendly evening of hands-on community drumming. Open to ages 12 and older. 6:30 PM, Dobbins River Campus Center, room 120. Free

February

1st: the 21st Annual Clark Terry/Phi Mu Alpha Gala Concert with Guest Artist, Mike Tomaro, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

5th/12th: Percussion Ensemble Drum Circle in collaboration with Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department. A family-friendly evening of hands-on community drumming. Open to ages 12 and older. 6:30 PM, Dobbins River Campus Center, room 120. Free

7th: Faculty Chamber Music Recital, Sophia Han, violin; Gabrielle Baffoni, clarinet; Sara Edgerton, cello; and Matt Yount, piano, featuring works by Beethoven, Bruch, and Hindemith, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

26th: The Stage and Screen: Highlights from the Silver Screen and Music Theatre. Concert Band and Wind Symphony, music by Bernstein, Williams, Arlen, and others. 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

March

3rd: Twentieth-Century Vox: Music for Voice from the 20th Century. Leslie Jones, contralto, and Matthew Yount, piano. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

5th: Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra: Shostakovich Fifth Symphony, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

8th: Piano Four-hands with the Boulton-Barry Duo, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

19th: Child’s Play: Evocations of Childhood and Times Past, University Choir, Chamber Choir and Choral Union, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

26th: Percussion Ensemble Theatre Concert and Studio Recital, 7:30 PM, Rust Flexible Theatre. $

28th: The University of Nebraska Lincoln Graduate Woodwind Quintet, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

31st: Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series – newEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Kansas City’s acclaimed professional chamber music ensemble presents and eclectic and engaging program of music of living composers. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

April

5th: Southeast Steel Drum Band, First Friday at the Crisp Museum, Cultural Arts Center, 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Free

7th: Gathering Of Nations: Works for Bassoon by Native American Composers. Jacqueline Wilson, bassoon, and Yuko Kato, piano. 3:00 PM. Shuck Recital Hall. $

9th: Spring, SWING! Jazz Ensembles, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

11th: Rupert Brooke: The Life and Works of a World War I Poet. Robert Fruehwald, Paul Thompson, and music faculty present a musical docu-drama. 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

23rd: Southeast Missouri Symphony and Southern Illinois Symphony combine with the choral ensembles in Verdi’s Requiem, 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

26th: Danielle Seidel, piano, BA degree recital, 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. Free

28th: Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series – Americana: A Showcase of Contemporary American Piano Trios. Presented by Fifth House Ensemble, Chicago’s innovative professional chamber ensemble. 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

28th: Opera Theatre Scenes. A variety of opera scenes presented by students of the Opera Workshop Class. 6:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. $

30th: Big and Little – Concert Band and Wind Symphony, an evening of large ensemble music and chamber music in a variety of styles. 7:30 PM, Bedell Performance Hall. $

May

3rd: Caleb Norman, piano, BM degree recital, 7:30 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. Free

4th: Evan Watkins, piano, BM degree recital, 3:00 PM, Shuck Recital Hall. Free