MTSU's Wind Ensemble will close its 2013-14 season, which featured the international release of a second Naxos classical CD, with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
MTSU’s premier performing ensemble for wind, brass and percussion students will be joined in their special concert by a return guest, world-renowned trumpet soloist Jens Lindemann, who performed with the group at their spring 2013 closing concert.
The Stones River Chamber Players, MTSU’s ensemble in residence, will close their 2013-14 season with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
The ensemble members, all of whom teach in MTSU’s School of Music, will perform two French works: Maurice Ravel’s song cycle “Don Quichotte a Dulcinée” for baritone and piano and Olivier Messiaen’s “The Quartet for the End of Time” for violin, clarinet, cello and piano.
The New York Philharmonic and the Music Academy of the West have entered into a four-year partnership that will create unique and intensive opportunities for selected Music Academy Fellows to train with New York Philharmonic musicians and Music Director Alan Gilbert in Santa Barbara and New York.
— “Steinway Artist” Heather Conner will present a free public piano concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
Conner, who is a professor of piano at the University of Utah, will perform works by Frédéric Chopin, including “Nocturne in B Major,” “Barcarolle in F-Sharp Major” and “Étude in C-Sharp Minor,” along with Franz Schubert’s “Sonata in C Minor” and Samuel Barber’s “Souvenirs for Piano Four-Hands, Ballet Suite.”