Past Concerts (COMING SOON)

 

Upcoming Concerts and Events

 

  • Von Grey with KSU Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

    January 8, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    Atlanta-based alternative rock/electronic/folk band von Grey will present the world premiere performance of newly commissioned arrangements of their music featuring orchestral accompaniment from the Kennesaw State University Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. Fresh off a season of nationwide touring, von Grey has embarked on this strategic collaboration with the Kennesaw State University School of Music and the Joel A. Katz Music & Entertainment Business Program to reimagine its unique brand of popular music with the expanded context of powerful orchestral accompaniment. The KSU Symphony Orchestra joined von Grey for a brief sneak peek of the project for a concert in August 2014, but will perform a full evening with von Grey for their concert in January. [VIDEO: http://bit.ly/1zsBN8K] von Grey’s music and live performances have achieved critical acclaim, and the band has enjoyed national media coverage, including appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, NBC's Rock Center with Brian Williams, and CNN's Road Warriors. von Grey consists for four classically trained sisters, whose strong instrumentation and vocal harmonies have a uniquely modern style.

  • Helen Kim, violin with Sakiko Ohashi, piano

    January 12, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This event is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. Faculty recital featuring Helen Kim, Associate Professor of Violin and Sakiko Ohashi, piano

  • David Watkins, piano

    January 13, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. Professor Emeritus of Piano, David Watkins

  • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop, conductor; Julian Rachlin, violin

    January 16, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    The first female conductor of a major U.S. orchestra and one of the best, Marin Alsop returns to the ASO after a long absence. She conducts an evening of greats, including Barber’s dramatic Second Essay and Tchaikovsky’s final symphony, his sixth, the “Pathétique.” This greatest of all of Tchaikovsky’s works premiered just one week before his untimely death. Violinist Julian Rachlin plays Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto, the composer’s last commission before he returned home to Russia, homesick and ready to settle down. This is the second of three performances at Kennesaw State University as part of the Orchestra’s extended residency during the 2014-15 season.

  • Yakov and Aleksandra Kasman, piano

    January 22, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    The concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Yakov and Aleksandra Kasman is a Father/Daughter piano duo from Birmingham, AL specializing in "four hand" piano.

  • Charae Krueger, cello with Robert Henry, piano

    January 26, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. KSU Faculty recital featuring Charae Krueger, Artist-in-Residence in Cello and Robert Henry, Artist-in-Residence in Piano.

  • Jana Young Voice Studio Recital

    January 27, 2015, 7:00 pmFree Event

    Music Building at KSU - Building #32
    This concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. Voice studio recital under the direction of Jana Young, Artist-in-Residence in Voice

  • School of Music Collage Concert - 5pm

    February 7, 2015, 5:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    TWO PERFORMANCES: 5 pm and 8pm on February 7, 2015 An evening of exciting and fast-paced vignette performances by over 200 School of Music performers The Kennesaw State University School of Music is proud to present its 9th annual Collage scholarship concert. Collage is the signature production of the School of Music and a primary fundraising event for supporting scholarships for School of Music students. Each year the show features a rapid-fire program delivered as flowing vignette performances by School of Music soloists, chamber groups, and ensembles totaling over 200 student and faculty performers. Due to sold-out crowds and increasingly high demand for each performance over the past several years, this year’s Collage event will feature two shows: 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. In addition to these performances, a public reception and raffle will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Patrons may purchase VIP tickets which include a special reception following the 8 p.m. performance, a silent auction, and premium seating for the event. Special repertoire, seamless transitions between diverse works, and unique lighting and stage design combine to create a truly memorable experience unique in our region. This cutting edge concert experience highlights the incredible passion and talent of the faculty and students of the KSU School of Music and challenges preconceived notions of what a concert can be. Collage showcases the School of Music’s mission to educate musicians who innovate, create, and lead their art into the future.

  • School of Music Collage Concert - 8pm

    February 7, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    TWO PERFORMANCES: 5 pm and 8pm on February 7, 2015 An evening of exciting and fast-paced vignette performances by over 200 School of Music performers The Kennesaw State University School of Music is proud to present its 9th annual Collage scholarship concert. Collage is the signature production of the School of Music and a primary fundraising event for supporting scholarships for School of Music students. Each year the show features a rapid-fire program delivered as flowing vignette performances by School of Music soloists, chamber groups, and ensembles totaling over 200 student and faculty performers. Due to sold-out crowds and increasingly high demand for each performance over the past several years, this year’s Collage event will feature two shows: 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. In addition to these performances, a public reception and raffle will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Patrons may purchase VIP tickets which include a special reception following the 8 p.m. performance, a silent auction, and premium seating for the event. Special repertoire, seamless transitions between diverse works, and unique lighting and stage design combine to create a truly memorable experience unique in our region. This cutting edge concert experience highlights the incredible passion and talent of the faculty and students of the KSU School of Music and challenges preconceived notions of what a concert can be. Collage showcases the School of Music’s mission to educate musicians who innovate, create, and lead their art into the future.

  • Faculty String Trio

    February 9, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. The KSU String Trio featuring Helen Kim, Associate Professor of Violin, Cathy Lynn,Artist-in-Residence in Viola, and Charae Krueger, Artist-in-Residence in Cello.

  • Guest of Mary Akerman, classical guitar

    February 10, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. A recital featuring a guest of Mary Akerman, Lecturer of Classical Guitar.

  • KSFNM 2015: KSU Jazz Ensembles and Choral Ensembles

    February 17, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. This concert is part of the 2015 Kennesaw State Festival of New Music. Performances by KSU Jazz Ensemble I directed by Sam Skelton and KSU Jazz Ensemble II directed by Wes Funderburk. KSU Choral Ensembles will also perform, including ensembles directed by Leslie Blackwell and Alison Mann.

  • KSFNM 2015: KSU Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra

    February 18, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. This concert is part of the 2015 Kennesaw State Festival of New Music. Performances by the KSU Symphony Orchestra directed by Michael Alexander and the KSU Wind Ensemble directed by David Kehler.

  • KSU Faculty Jazz Quartet: "A Tribute to Jim Hall"

    February 24, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. A quartet of members from the KSU Faculty Jazz Parliament will present an evening of music in tribute to jazz guitarist Jim Hall.

  • KSU Philharmonic and Concert Band

    February 26, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. This concert features performances by the KSU Philharmonic directed by Charles Laux and the KSU Concert Band directed by Debra Traficante.

  • Summit Piano Trio

    March 2, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. Summit Piano Trio concert featuring Helen Kim, Associate Professor of Violin, Charae Krueger, Artist-in-Residence in Cello, and Robert Henry, Artist-in-Residence in Piano

  • KSU Faculty Recital: Music of The Americas - Judy Cole, piano

    March 4, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. Join KSU faculty pianist Judy Cole for a tour of the Americas for her March 4th faculty recital.

  • Atlanta Chamber Players

    March 9, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    The Atlanta Chamber Players, a mixed ensemble of strings, winds and piano, were founded in 1976 and are now in their 37th season. The ensemble has earned a national reputation as a pioneer among chamber groups and is widely respected among arts organizations in the Southeast. The ACP’s broad repertoire includes traditional masterpieces as well as contemporary classics. ACP also has a long-standing commitment to performing the music of living American composers. Members: Elizabeth Pridgen, Artistic Director/pianist; Paula Peace, Retiring Artistic Director/pianist; Todd Skitch, flute; Laura Ardan, clarinet; Alcides Rodriguez, clarinet; Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, oboe; Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Kenn Wagner, violin; Catherine Lynn, viola; Brad Ritchie, cello

  • KSU Symphony Orchestra

    March 11, 2015, 8:00 pmBuy Tickets

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert will be streamed live at musicKSU.com. Concert featuring KSU Symphony Orchestra directed by Michael Alexander, Director of Orchestras and Interim Director of the KSU School of Music.

  • University Chorale and Women's Choir

    March 12, 2015, 8:00 pmFree Event

    Bailey Performance Center at KSU
    This concert is non-ticketed and admission is free of charge. University Chorale and KSU Women's Choir are directed by Dr. Alison Mann, Associate Professor of Choral Music Education. Among other selections, the Georgia premiere of a new work will be performed by Women's Choir and will be joined by the Creekview High School Advanced Women's Chorus directed by Mr. Scott Martin.