The MTSU Wind Ensemble will present two concerts featuring the music of Aaron Copland and Dmitri Shostakovich March 15 and 16, as well as a world premier by Jeffrey Brooks.
The concerts are scheduled for Thursday, March 15, at the First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro and Friday, March 16,in Hinton Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building. Each free performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.
Nashville, TN - Ever see those highway signs, SEE ROCK CITY? Well, it’s time to SEE BACH CITY right here in Nashville. Lovers of the music of J.S. Bach can celebrate his 327thbirthday in the Sixth Annual BACHanalia at Christ Church Cathedral on Friday, March 23, from 5-11 p.m.
Howard Klug, a professor of clarinet at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 29 in a free public concert with MTSU faculty pianist Arunesh Nadgir in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building.
Klug will also teach a master class at 11:30 a.m. the same day in Room 101 of the University’s Saunders Fine Arts Building.
“American poetry. Latin Passion. A musical experience not to be missed,” says conductor Joe Lee of the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra (MSO)’s fourth concert of the anniversary season titled “Music of the Americas,” a mix of both North and South American sounds and rhythms.
Music lovers can take a trip through history with the Stones River Chamber Players’ Feb. 20 concert, which showcases music from “The 13 Original Colonies” of America.
The 7:30 p.m. performance in the Hinton Music Hall of MTSU’s Wright Music Building is the second in the three-concert season, titled “Pack Your Bags,” for the SRCP, a faculty ensemble-in-residence at MTSU.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Six songs to be performed by MTSU faculty soprano Christine Isley-Farmer are compositions by five different early Americans.