IPFW Department of Music Concerts

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 31, 2016

April 1, 2016

April 4, 2016

April 6, 2016

April 8, 2016

April 10, 2016

April 11, 2016

April 12, 2016

April 13, 2016

April 15, 2016

April 16, 2016

April 17, 2016

Daily from April 19, 2016 until April 25, 2016

April 29, 2016

May 7, 2016

April 9, 2016

Location: Rhinehart Recital Hall

Phone: 260-481-6555

Link: http://www.ipfw.edu/music

Event Description

February 26, 2016 Updated Apr 1, 2016 at 11:21 AM EDT

An Evening with John Fishell
Thursday, March 31 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall

Jazz Ensemble Concert
Friday, April 1 7:30 p.m.
Auer Performance Hall
To round out this year's season, the Jazz Ensemble will present music featuring student vocalists. They will be singing from the Sinatra and Bublé songbooks.

Senior Recital - Evan Gidley, saxophone
Sunday, April 3 2:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone

Senior Recital - Ian Braley, trombone
Sunday, April 3 5:00 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone

Senior Recital - Luis Sanchez, trombone
Sunday, April 3 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone

Jazz Faculty Recital
Monday, April 4 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
The IPFW Faculty Jazz Combo is a unique collective of musicians who bring their own style and a wealth of experience to the group as soloists, band leaders, and composers. Dr. Ken Johnson, guitar; Jim Steele, piano; Dr. Farrell Vernon, saxophones; Brad Kuhns, bass; and Eric Schweikert, drums, make up this exciting faculty combo. These IPFW professors create original works and arrangements of jazz and pop standards for each concert.

Opera Ensemble presents…Gianni Schicchi
Wednesday, April 6 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 8 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
When Giacomo Puccini’s comic opera Gianni Schicchi premiered at New York’s Metropolitan Opera in December 1918 it became an immediate hit. Based on a passage mentioned in Dante’s Inferno, Puccini wrote a farcical opera referencing one of Dante’s demons, delighting audiences for nearly a century. The opera ensemble will perform this comic masterpiece in English.

Guest Artist Masterclass with Michael Ludwig, violin
Friday, April 8 4:00 p.m.
Rhinehart Room 120
Free and open to the public
The world-renowned violinist Michael Ludwig will conduct a masterclass with selected IPFW music majors the day before his performance with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Violinists of all skill levels are invited to observe the masterclass free of charge. Ludwig will be performing the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic on Saturday, Apr. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhinehart Music Center.

French Jazz Vocalist Guylenn Delassus and Craig Hicks, piano
Cabaret Performances
Friday, Apr. 8 and Saturday, Apr. 9 at 8 and 10 p.m.
The LaSalle Inn in Fort Wayne
517 W. Washington Blvd.
Tickets are $10
More information at 260-422-0851 or info@lasalleinn.com

Concentration Recital - Anthony Beuchel, percussion
Sunday, April 10 2:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone

Clarinet Studio and Ensemble Recital
Sunday, April 10 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Mentor Cynthia Greider showcases student performances from her woodwind studio, including a performance by the 12-member clarinet ensemble.

Percussion Ensemble
Monday, April 11 7:30 p.m.
Auer Performance Hall
The concert will feature a variety of pieces including two for solo marimba and ensemble, xylophone novelties of George Hamilton Green, and drum heavy works by Powell and Christopher Rouse.

String Studio Showcase
Tuesday, April 12 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Students from the orchestral string area will perform solos and chamber string ensemble selections for violin, viola, cello, and bass.

Guitar Ensemble Recital
Wednesday, April 13 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
An evening of diverse guitar ensemble selections will include 6 Romances san paroles by Felix Mendelssohn, Prism by Mark Anthony Cruz, Festival Suite by James McGuire and Dance Under the Red Moon by Andrew Berergon. Also featured is Gary Schocker’s Hypnotized Suite for harp and guitar.

Senior Recital - Samuel Thomas, euphonium
Thursday, April 14 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone

Senior Recital - Jarod Bendele, percussion
Friday, April 15 5:00 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Admission is free for everyone

Flute Studio Recital
Friday, April 15 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Students from the flute studio of associate faculty member Vivianne Belanger perform works for both solo flute and flute ensemble.

Music Faculty Recital featuring Hamilton Tescarollo, piano
Saturday, April 16 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Associate Professor of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies Hamilton Tescarollo has performed extensively in the United States and Europe, as well as in South America.His program includes J.S. Bach’s Toccata in E minor, Beethoven’s Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110, Chopin’s fourth Scherzo, and Villa-Lobos’ Hommage à Chopin.

Marine Corps Band – New Orleans
Sunday, April 17 7:30 p.m.
Auer Performance Hall
The Marine Corps Band New Orleans is dedicated to excellence and committed to providing America with a glimpse of the Marine Corps’ proficiency and versatility. Their program consists of wind band music, Mar.es, popular music, and Broadway selections, featuring smaller groups such as New Orleans style Brass Band or Woodwind Quintet within the performances. The band is proud to be located in the historically and culturally significant city of New Orleans. When they travel throughout the country, they take every opportunity to share the spirit of the Big Easy with their audiences.

Trombone Ensemble Recital
Tuesday, April 19 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
The Trombone Ensemble, under the direction of Philharmonic Mentor David Cooke, will present a program of music ranging from the 1500s to today, from the Renaissance to the silver screen.

Guitar Studio Showcase
Wednesday, April 20 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Guitar students from the studio of Laura Lydy will perform solo works from a vast classical guitar repertoire.

Saxophone Quartet and Choir Recital
Thursday, April 21 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
Considered the most homogenous sounding chamber group aside from the string quartet, the saxophone quartet is comprised of soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones. This concert will feature music from the standard canon. The saxophone quartet will be joined by the IPFW Saxophone Choir for the second half of the program. The choir expands the saxophone family by including the sopranino saxophone as the highest voice, and adds the bass saxophone as the lowest voice of the ensemble. The program features music by Nigel Wood.

Piano Studio Showcase
Friday, April 22 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
A program of varied solo piano music will feature pianists from the studios of Dr. Joyanne Outland and Dr. Hamilton Tescarollo.

Carmina Burana
IPFW Choral Ensembles join the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Chorus
Saturday, April 23 7:30 p.m.
Embassy Theatre
No composer has ever written anything quite like Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. With its large, percussion-driven orchestra and mixed chorus that sings racy texts by wayward monks, Carmina Burana's primitive energy promises a physical response in each and every listener.

Horn Studio Showcase and Brass Quintet Recital
Sunday, April 24 7:30 p.m.
Rhinehart Recital Hall
The first half of the concert will focus on repertoire for horn and piano as performed by members of the IPFW Horn Studio. The concert will conclude with the IPFW Brass Quintet performing varied works from the brass quintet repertoire.

Community Orchestra and the University Singers
Monday, April 25 7:30 p.m.
Auer Performance Hall
The first half of the concert will feature the Trombone Concerto by famed Italian composer, Nino Rota, with soloist Luis Sanchez, senior trombone performance major. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 will conclude the evening.

An Evening with Composer William Bolcom
Friday, April. 29 7:30 p.m.
Auer Performance Hall
This final concert will be a blockbuster as Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Award-winning composer William Bolcom along with his wife Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano will be in residence at IPFW. They will be working with music students and faculty throughout the week, culminating in a department-wide concert featuring Bolcom’s works.

IPFW/Shruti Indian Performance Series presents…
Violin Meets Sarod with Ganesh Rajagopalan and Tejendra Majumdar
Saturday, May 7 7:30 p.m.
Auer Performance Hall

•Regular Box Office Hours: Monday–Friday 12:30–6:30 p.m.
•Rhinehart Box Office opens one hour prior to the start of events in the Rhinehart Music Center.
•Summer Box Office Hours: Monday–Friday 11-4 p.m.
•Phone: 260-481-6555
•TTD: 260-481-4105
•Purchase Tickets online: www.ipfw.edu/tickets
•Free admission for IPFW students with ID
•Free admission for students 18 years of age and younger
•$7.00 Adults
•$6.00 Seniors (60 and older)
•$4.00 All other students

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