Department of Music Performances and Events

Grand Night: Love Letters to Ella

Friday and Saturday November 17-18, 7:30 pm; Hall Auditorium

Tickets $15 Adult; $10 Students. Tickets may be purchased at the Miami Box Office.

A talented cast of twenty-eight vocalists are joined by eighteen of the region's finest jazz musicians and renowned guest artists to provide a memorable evening celebrating the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald, in her centennial year.  Your favorite American songbook classics are presented to tell the story of Ella's extraordinary life in this Hollywood Style Revue!  The show features celebrated jazz artist Mandy Gaines, Steve Schmidt on piano, the Grand Night All-Star Big band accompanied by strings from the Department of Music, with choreography by Jay Goodlett, formerly of Cincinnati Ballet.

The show will include new arrangements of American standards made famous by Ella Fitzgerald including Take the A-Train, It's All Right with Me, Miss Otis Regrets, That Old Black Magic, Cheek to Cheek, My Funny Valentine, Mack the Knife, and many others.  Secure your tickets today for this special event!

Student Recital: Hayley Britt, flute

Saturday November 18, 11 am; Souers Recital Hall

Student Viola Recital: Katherine Perry and Evan Anthony-Ruckel

Saturday November 18, 1 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Student Percussion Recital: Timothy Knight and Lucas Conant

Saturday November 18, 3 pm; Presser Hall, Room 222

Student Recital: Jackson Herbertz, percussion

Saturday November 18, 5 pm; Presser Hall, Room 222

Student Recital: Kane Kallenberger, clarinet, and Blaze Andrew

Sunday November 19, 1 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday November 28, 7:30 pm; Hall Auditorium

Studio Recital: Capstone Singers

Wednesday November 29, 5 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Studio Recital: Voice

Wednesday November 29, 7:30 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Students of Professor Mari Opatz-Muni

Graduate Trio Recital

Thursday November 30, 7:30 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Men's Glee Club and Collegiate Chorale

Friday December 1, 7:30 pm; Hall Auditorium

Student Recital: Alec Filer, bassoon, and Jamie Stewart, flute

Saturday December 2, 1 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Student Recital: Liam Mazeika, bass

Saturday December 2, 3 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Student Recital: Ying Tao, piano

Saturday December 2, 7:30 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Student Recital: Nathan Rayens, piano

Sunday December 3, 1 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Studio Recital: Composition

Sunday December 3, 3 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Student Percussion Recital: Cory Seibert and Matthew Wagner

Sunday December 3, 7:30 pm; Presser Hall, Room 222

Graduate Lecture Recital: Dylan Drake

Monday December 4, 7:30 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Studio Recital: Voice

Tuesday December 5, 5:00 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Students of Professor Audrey Luna

Wind Ensemble

Tuesday December 5, 7:30 pm; Hall Auditorium

Geoffrey P. Hall Undergraduate Artist Competition

Wednesday December 6, 4 pm; Souers Recital Hall

Jazz Ensemble

Thursday December 7, 7:30 pm; Hall Auditorium

Ceremony of Carols

Friday December 8, 7 pm and 9 pm; Kumler Chapel

The Chamber Singers and Choraliers will perform the annual Ceremony of Carols. Tickets are $5 with student ID and $10 without and may be puchased at the Miami Box Office.