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  • Year of India: Savitri (Friday)

    August 25, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Onyx Theater

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    In this compelling tale of love and devotion, the Hindu heroine, Savitri, challenges both destiny and the god of death himself in her determination to save the life of her husband. This gripping performance is told through the beautiful music of Gustav Holst and the classic South Indian dance form, Bharatanatyam. Presented as part of KSU's Year of India, this special performance features student performers from the KSU School of Music Opera Theater program and Department of Dance. This production is directed by Todd Wedge with choreography by Rifka Mayani and music direction by Judy Cole. Tickets for this performance are $5-10.

  • Year of India: Savitri (Saturday)

    August 26, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Onyx Theater

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    In this compelling tale of love and devotion, the Hindu heroine, Savitri, challenges both destiny and the god of death himself in her determination to save the life of her husband. This gripping performance is told through the beautiful music of Gustav Holst and the classic South Indian dance form, Bharatanatyam. Presented as part of KSU's Year of India, this special performance features student performers from the KSU School of Music Opera Theater program and Department of Dance. This production is directed by Todd Wedge with choreography by Rifka Mayani and music direction by Judy Cole. Tickets for this performance are $5-10.

  • Year of India: Savitri (Sunday)

    August 27, 2017, 3:00 pm
    Onyx Theater

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    In this compelling tale of love and devotion, the Hindu heroine, Savitri, challenges both destiny and the god of death himself in her determination to save the life of her husband. This gripping performance is told through the beautiful music of Gustav Holst and the classic South Indian dance form, Bharatanatyam. Presented as part of KSU's Year of India, this special performance features student performers from the KSU School of Music Opera Theater program and Department of Dance. This production is directed by Todd Wedge with choreography by Rifka Mayani and music direction by Judy Cole. Tickets for this performance are $5-10.

  • Faculty Piano Trio

    August 28, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Faculty chamber recital featuring violinist Helen Kim, cellist Charae Krueger, and pianist Julie Coucheron performing Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 2 (Op.66) and Dvorak's Piano Trio No. 4 (Op. 90, "Dumky"). This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Jason Eklund, horn and Judy Cole, piano

    August 31, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    KSU faculty recital featuring Artist-in-Residence in Horn Jason Eklund and Lecturer of Music in Piano, Judy Cole, performing a special program together in Morgan Hall. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Symphony Orchestra

    September 6, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    KSU Symphony Orchestra performs their opening concert of the season led by Dr. Nathaniel Parker, Director of Orchestral String Studies. Tickets for this performance are $12-15. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Interchange III: Medium

    September 7, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Zuckerman Museum of Art

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    Join the KSU School of Music and the Zuckerman Museum of Art for Interchange III, our third collaborative roving recital presented in the museum. This special performance features musical works selected to correspond with artwork and concepts presented in the ZMA’s fall exhibition, Medium. Journey through the museum’s galleries while listening to KSU faculty members perform works that explore liminal spaces, uneasy pasts, and mystical forces alongside art that does the same. Tickets for this performance are $12-15.

  • Interchange III: Medium

    September 8, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Zuckerman Museum of Art

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    Join the KSU School of Music and the Zuckerman Museum of Art for Interchange III, our third collaborative roving recital presented in the museum. This special performance features musical works selected to correspond with artwork and concepts presented in the ZMA’s fall exhibition, Medium. Journey through the museum’s galleries while listening to KSU faculty members perform works that explore liminal spaces, uneasy pasts, and mystical forces alongside art that does the same. Tickets for this performance are $12-15.

  • Duo Trompiano: Doug Lindsey, trumpet and Judy Cole, piano

    September 11, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Judy Cole and Doug Lindsey met in the Fall of 2012 and have since performed dozens of concerts all over Georgia and the Southeast. From their very first collaboration, Duo Trompiano have been committed to making great music accessible to audiences of all ages that spans genres from jazz standards to modern trumpet repertoire. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Faculty Chamber Players

    September 12, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Recital featuring Faculty Chamber Players, including violinist Helen Kim, violist Cathy Lynn, cellist Charae Krueger, and additional string, wind, and piano faculty performers. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Wind Ensemble

    September 18, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hal

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    KSU Wind Ensemble performs their opening concert of the season led by Dr. David Kehler, Director of Bands and Professor of Music. Tickets for this performance are $12-15. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Trey Wright and Laura Coyle Jazz Duo

    September 19, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Jazz duo featuring guitarist Trey Wright and singer Laura Coyle performing a special program together in Morgan Hall. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Jazz Ensembles

    September 21, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    Performance featuring KSU Jazz Ensemble I led by Director of Jazz Studies Sam Skelton and KSU Jazz Ensemble II led by Wes Funderburk. Tickets for this performance are $12-15. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Wind Symphony

    September 25, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Performance featuring KSU Wind Symphony directed by Dr. Debra Traficante, Associate Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Philharmonic

    September 26, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Performance featuring KSU Philharmonic led by Nancy Conley, Assistant Professor of Music Education. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Men's Ensemble and University Chorale

    September 28, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Performance featuring KSU Men's Ensemble and University Chorale directed by Dr. Leslie Blackwell, Director of Choral Activities. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Signature Series: Mirari Brass

    September 29, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    Engaging and eclectic, the Mirari Brass Quintet brings a spirit of joyful collaboration and innovation to music spanning many centuries and genres. The commissioners of multiple new works for brass, the group performs a spectacular tight-rope act, balancing intensity with levity and refined virtuosity with pure fun. Now in its seventh season, Mirari has performed extensively across the United States, forging connections with audiences through lively and polished performances. This performance is part of the 2017-18 Signature Series presented annually by the KSU School of Music. Tickets for this performance are $18-25.

  • KSU Women's Choir

    October 3, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Performance featuring KSU Women's Choir directed by Dr. Alison Mann, Associate Professor of Choral Music Education. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Alumni Recital - Bailey Center 10th Anniversary Celebration

    October 7, 2017, 3:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    The School of Music is proud to welcome back to campus several of our esteemed alumni for a special recital as part of the Bailey Performance Center 10th anniversary celebration! This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Bailey Center 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert

    October 8, 2017, 3:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    The School of Music celebrates the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Bailey Performance Center with featured performances by the KSU Symphony Orchestra and more! Tickets for this performance are $12-15. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Voice Faculty Cabaret

    October 9, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Scott Hall

    Free Event

    Join the KSU voice faculty for an intimate performance in Scott hall. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Signature Series: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    October 13, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Robert Spano return to KSU for a sonic journey of chic, inspired, eclectic, and fun works representing the cutting edge of classical music. First, revel in the luscious and fantastical soundscapes of Atlanta favorite Michael Gandolfi. The world premiere of his Four New Gardens of Cosmic Speculation is the 2.0 of the ASO's GRAMMY®-nominated recording. And then be dazzled by the composer/pianist Dejan Lazić in his own Piano Concerto "In Istrian Style." Tickets for this performance are $25-55.

  • Robert Cronin, flute

    October 17, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    KSU faculty recital featuring Robert Cronin, Artist-in-Residence in Flute and Associate Principal Flute for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Tyrone Jackson, piano

    October 18, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    KSU faculty recital featuring Lecturer in Jazz Piano, Tyrone Jackson. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Oral Moses, bass-baritone

    October 19, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    KSU faculty recital featuring Professor Emeritus of Voice, Dr. Oral Moses. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Symphony Orchestra Featuring North Georgia Honor Orchestra

    October 21, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    KSU Symphony Orchestra performs with special guest ensemble, the North Georgia Honor Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Nathaniel Parker. A new program of the KSU School of Music, the North Georgia Honor Orchestra is designed to bring together the most talented pre-college string instrumentalists in and around North Georgia to develop advanced technical and musical skills under the guidance of KSU string faculty. Tickets for this performance are $12-15. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • KSU Wind Ensemble

    October 23, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    Performance featuring the KSU Wind Ensemble led by Dr. David Kehler, Director of Bands and Professor of Music. Tickets for this performance are $12-15. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Robert Henry, piano

    October 25, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    KSU faculty recital featuring Assistant Professor of Piano, Dr. Robert Henry. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Brass Ensembles Showcase

    October 30, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Performance featuring KSU brass ensembles led by Dr. Doug Lindsey and members of the KSU brass faculty. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • 2017 Concerto Competition Finals

    October 31, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    The 2017 Concerto Competition culminates in this performance featuring voice and instrumental students competing to perform as a featured soloist with the KSU Symphony Orchestra or KSU Wind Ensemble in Spring 2018. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Mixed Chamber Ensembles (5:30PM)

    November 1, 2017, 5:30 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Performance features students performing a variety of chamber works for various groupings of instruments. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • Classical Guitar and Jazz Guitar Ensembles

    November 1, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

    Free Event

    Performance features Classical Guitar Ensemble directed by Mary Akerman, Lecturer of Classical Guitar, and Jazz Guitar Ensemble directed by Senior Lecturer of Jazz Studies and Jazz Guitar, Trey Wright. This performance is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Watch live online at musicKSU.com.

  • "In The Spirit" - Atlanta Pops Orchestra with John Driskell Hopkins

    December 14, 2017, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    The performance features a very special holiday collaboration between John Driskell Hopkins, founding member of three-time GRAMMY® Award winning Zac Brown Band, and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra. John and the Orchestra collaborated to write and record the 2015 release "In The Spirit: A Celebration of the Holidays" which combines the classic sound of holiday favorites with new, modern arrangements written by KSU jazz faculty member Wes Funderburk. Tickets for this performance are $25-55.

  • Signature Series: Allen Vizzutti, trumpet with KSU Jazz Ensembles

    February 8, 2018, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    Equally at home in a multitude of musical styles, Allen Vizzutti has visited 40 countries and every state in the union to perform with a rainbow of artists and ensembles including Chick Corea, 'Doc' Severinsen, the NBC Tonight Show Band, the Airmen Of Note, the Army Blues and Army Symphony Orchestra, Chuck Mangione, Woody Herman, Japan’s NHK Orchestra and the New Tokyo Philharmonic, the Budapest Radio Orchestra, and many more. Performing as a classical and a jazz artist, often in the same evening, he has appeared as guest soloist with symphony orchestras in Tokyo, Germany, St. Louis, Seattle, Rochester N.Y., Syracuse, Milwaukee, Buffalo, Phoenix, Croatia, Slovenia, Edmonton, Vancouver, Winnipeg, and others. Tickets for this performance are $12-15.

  • Signature Series: Vega String Quartet

    February 22, 2018, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    The Vega String Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at Emory University, is cultivating a new generation of chamber music lovers through dynamic performances and innovative community engagement. The New York Times raved that "[the Quartet’s] playing had a kind of clean intoxication to it, pulling the listener along…the musicians took real risks in their music making." They perform both nationally and internationally, most recently in Baltimore, Chicago, Nashville, Sacramento, Berlin, San Miguel, and the Brahmssaal in Vienna’s Musikverein. Tickets for this performance are $18-25.

  • Signature Series: American Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

    March 9, 2018, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) was honored by ASCAP during its 10th anniversary season in 2015 for the “virtuosity, passion, and commitment with which it performs and champions American composers.” NPR calls them “contemporary music dynamos,” and The New York Times describes ACME’s performances as “vital,” “brilliant,” and “electrifying.” Time Out New York reports, “[Artistic Director Clarice] Jensen has earned a sterling reputation for her fresh, inclusive mix of minimalists, maximalists, eclectics and newcomers.” Tickets for this performance are $18-25.

  • Signature Series: Barbershop Showcase

    April 21, 2018, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hall

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    Special performance featuring Song of Atlanta and Atlanta Vocal Project. This pair of award-winning Atlanta-based a cappella vocal ensembles share their passion for harmony in their spring barbershop showcase. Tickets for this performance are $18-25.

  • Signature Series: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    April 27, 2018, 8:00 pm
    Morgan Concert Hal

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    The spirit of 18th century composer Franz Joseph Haydn hovers over this concert with consuctor Carlo Rizzi leading the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 20th century Russian Sergei Prokofiev paid homage to Haydn in his nimble and puckish "Classical" Symphony. 100 years before, Beethoven, a cantankerous student of Haydn, echoed the master in his sunny and explosively exuberant Second Symphony. Tickets for this performance are $25-55.

 

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