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21APR

University Symphony Orchestra

Spring Concert

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
7:30 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

This will be the final University Symphony Orchestra concert of the season. We will be joined by guest oboe soloist, Eric Fassbender. The program will end with Dvorak's famous, New World Symphony.

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$5 General Admission; FREE for Students with ID

General Admission tickets may be purchased online up to one hour before the event, or at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the event.

Student Rush tickets are NOT available online. Get student rush tickets in person with a valid student ID at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the concert. These tickets are first come, first served.

The Nightingale Concert Hall Box Office is located inside the Church Fine Arts Building, in the lobby between the entry doors to the Hall. For ticketed events produced by the Department of Music, the Ticket Office will open one hour prior to each event, both for Will Call and for ticket sales.


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22APR

L-Cubed: Chamber Music Series

Look, Lunch, Listen

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Noon to 1:00 PM
The Frank & Joan Randall Rotunda
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

L-Cubed is a free, BYO lunch chamber music series open to the public. L-Cubed is designed to showcase the music of students and faculty at the Department of Music at University of Nevada, Reno, and to expose the UNR community and the general public to the beauty and power of great music. The Series is a way to better acquaint the community with the vibrant creativity taking place at UNR.

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L-Cubed Chamber Music Series is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
L-Cubed is a Department of Music series designed by L-Cubed Series Director Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio. The Series is supported by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno, in cooperation with the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

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22APR

Tian Li

Graduate Piano Recital

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
7:00 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

Free. All are welcome.

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23APR

Reno Jazz Festival

Donny McCaslin with The Collective

Thursday, April 23, 2015
7:30 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

Acclaimed saxophonist and Grammy nominee Donny McCaslin grew up in Santa Cruz, Calif., inspired by his father, a pianist and vibraphonist. The youngster started playing tenor saxophone at 12 and quickly progressed, touring Europe and participating in the prestigious Monterey Jazz Festival’s California All-Star band while in high school. After attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston, he joined Berklee professor Gary Burton’s quintet, with whom he toured for four years. McCaslin moved to New York in 1991, working with bassist Eddie Gomez and then joining the group Steps Ahead.

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All festival participants and attendees MUST purchase and display a Festival Admission Pass (colored wristbands) during each day of attendance to the Festival. All Admission Passes below include entrance into competition rooms, clinics, and evening concerts with the exception of the Day Pass, which does not include evening concerts. See the full list of Admission Passes and entrance options on the Reno Jazz Festival Website.

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24APR

Reno Jazz Festival

SFJAZZ Collective: Vertical Voices
 
UNR Jazz Lab Big Band

Friday, April 24, 2015
7:30 PM
Lawlor Events Center

The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today. The SFJAZZ Collective was launched in 2004 by SFJAZZ, the nonprofit San Francisco Jazz Organization, which is the West Coast's largest jazz presenter and a recognized international leader in jazz creation and education. The Collective has become one of the most exciting and acclaimed groups on the jazz scene, and the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco is the Collective’s home base.

The SFJAZZ Collective is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a 2014 tour and an appearance at the 60th Anniversary Newport Jazz Festival in August 2014 by highlighting their greatest arrangements and original compositions. This "best of" performance includes material from many of the Collective's past and present members along with the tribute composers including Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver, Stevie Wonder and Chick Corea.

 

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All festival participants and attendees MUST purchase and display a Festival Admission Pass (colored wristbands) during each day of attendance to the Festival. All Admission Passes below include entrance into competition rooms, clinics, and evening concerts with the exception of the Day Pass, which does not include evening concerts. See the full list of Admission Passes and entrance options on the Reno Jazz Festival Website.

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25APR

Reno Jazz Festival

Festival Showcase and Awards Ceremony

Saturday, April 25, 2015
6:30 PM
Lawlor Events Center

The Festival Showcase will feature a performance by the winners of the RJF All-Star Performers competition, and encore performances from some of the highest-rated groups and soloists in the festival.

During the showcase performances, awards will be given in recognition of individuals and groups who place in the top five of each category (top eight for middle school bands).

The Festival Showcase and Awards Ceremony concert is included in the Jazz Fan, Full Festival and Saturday Passes.

 

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All festival participants and attendees MUST purchase and display a Festival Admission Pass (colored wristbands) during each day of attendance to the Festival. All Admission Passes below include entrance into competition rooms, clinics, and evening concerts with the exception of the Day Pass, which does not include evening concerts. See the full list of Admission Passes and entrance options on the Reno Jazz Festival Website.

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26APR

Tubafest©

Calling all low brass players!

Sunday, April 26, 2015
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

Join UNR's Tubas and Euphoniums for a day of low-frequency adventure! Events include a group warmup and clinic with UNR Tuba Instructor Dr. Adam Snider, performances by the UNR Tuba Studio and Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, and a final concert featuring a mass tuba-euphonium ensemble. Players of all ages are invited to take part! All concerts and events are free and open to the public. You've never been to (or played in) a concert quite like this!

The UNR Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble is new this year at UNR. The Ensemble dedicates itself to high-level performance of music composed and arranged specifically for low brass. Their repertoire includes Renaissance motets, jazz, rock, and (of course) polkas. The ensemble includes graduate and undergraduate musicians from across the United States.

 

View the Official Poster (with schedule of events).
Visit the Tubafest© Web page.
Find out more about the UNR Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble.
Find out more about the UNR Tuba Studio.

Free. All are welcome.

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27APR

The Nevada Wind Ensemble

Reed Chamberlin, Conductor
In Concert

Monday, April 27, 2015
7:30 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

Please join the Nevada Wind Ensemble for its final performance of the year, including the music of Charles Ives and William Schuman.

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$5 General Admission; FREE for Students with ID

General Admission tickets may be purchased online up to one hour before the event, or at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the event.

Student Rush tickets are NOT available online. Get student rush tickets in person with a valid student ID at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the concert. These tickets are first come, first served.

The Nightingale Concert Hall Box Office is located inside the Church Fine Arts Building, in the lobby between the entry doors to the Hall. For ticketed events produced by the Department of Music, the Ticket Office will open one hour prior to each event, both for Will Call and for ticket sales.


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29APR

L-Cubed: Chamber Music Series

Look, Lunch, Listen

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Noon to 1:00 PM
The Frank & Joan Randall Rotunda
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

L-Cubed is a free, BYO lunch chamber music series open to the public. L-Cubed is designed to showcase the music of students and faculty at the Department of Music at University of Nevada, Reno, and to expose the UNR community and the general public to the beauty and power of great music. The Series is a way to better acquaint the community with the vibrant creativity taking place at UNR.

Read More.

L-Cubed Chamber Music Series is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
L-Cubed is a Department of Music series designed by L-Cubed Series Director Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio. The Series is supported by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno, in cooperation with the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.

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29APR

Charles Taggart

Cello Recital

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
6:00 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

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Free. All are welcome.

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30APR

University Percussion Ensemble

Andrew Heglund, Conductor
Spring Concert

Thursday, April 30, 2015
7:30 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

The UNR Percussion Ensemble will present a spring concert along with the UNR World Percussion Ensemble and guest student soloists.

View the Official Poster

$5 General Admission; FREE for Students with ID

General Admission tickets may be purchased online up to one hour before the event, or at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the event.

Student Rush tickets are NOT available online. Get student rush tickets in person with a valid student ID at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the concert. These tickets are first come, first served.

The Nightingale Concert Hall Box Office is located inside the Church Fine Arts Building, in the lobby between the entry doors to the Hall. For ticketed events produced by the Department of Music, the Ticket Office will open one hour prior to each event, both for Will Call and for ticket sales.


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02MAY

Nightingale String Quartet

Graduate Recital

Saturday, May 2, 2015
7:30 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

Free. All are welcome.

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03MAY

University Composers Concert

Graduate Recital

Sunday, May 3, 2015
7:30 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

New accoustic and electronic music by student composers.

Free. All are welcome.

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05MAY

Flute, Oboe and Bassoon

Student Studio Recital

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
7:00 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

Free. All are welcome.

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14MAY

National Composer Night Out 

Graduate Student Composer's Showcase

Thursday, May 14, 2015
7:30 PM
Church Fine Arts Building, Department of Music, Room 110

New Music Recital. This event will showcase works of the graduate students of the University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Music's Composition Studio. The graduate student composers, under the guidance of Dr. Winn and Dr. Perrotte have created interesting and exciting new works of music. The UNR Contemporary Music Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Snider, will also be performing. This event will serve as a farewell/send off to the Department's graduating student composers.

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Free. All are welcome.

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15MAY

Argenta Concert Series: Clarinet Celebration

David Shifrin, clarinet
Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet
Arnaud Sussmann, violin
Hyeyeon Park, piano

Friday, May 15, 2015
7:30 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

The final of nine performances of the Argenta Concert Series will be an incredibly special occasion. Besides welcoming to Reno three guest artists simultaneously, the evening will also serve as the Season Announcement for the next Fifth Season. Clarinetists David Shifrin and Romie de Guise-Langlois are joined by the violinist Arnaud Sussmann and UNR’s own pianist Hyeyeon Park in a festive potpourri of works of all shapes and forms. From Bernstein to Mendelssohn and from Schoenfield to Bartok the evening will trade performers and historical eras in a whirlwind of exciting music-making. Among the greatest clarinetists of our times, David Shifrin has performed as a soloist with countless orchestras, festivals, and ensembles world-wide. A former artistic director of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the director of Chamber Music Northwest he serves as professor at Yale University. A rising star of the clarinet, Romie de Guise-Langlois has been praised as “extraordinary”...

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$25 General Admission; $5 Students with ID

General Admission tickets may be purchased online up to one hour before the event, or at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the event.

Student Rush tickets are NOT available for purchase online. Student Rush tickets can only be purchased in person with a valid student ID at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the concert. These tickets are first come, first served.

The Nightingale Concert Hall Box Office is located inside the Church Fine Arts Building, in the lobby between the entry doors to the Hall. For ticketed events produced by the Department of Music, the Ticket Office will open one hour prior to each event, both for Will Call and for ticket sales.


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16MAY

Reno Pops Orchestra

"Safari!"

Saturday, May 16, 2015
7:00 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

The Reno Pops is an all volunteer community orchestra committed to providing the opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to be inspired by live orchestral music.

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Ticketing Information at the Reno Pops Website.

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31MAY

Reno Wind Symphony

A.G. "Mack" McGrannahan III, Conductor
Spring Concert

Sunday, May 31, 2015
3:00 PM
Nightingale Concert Hall

The Reno Wind Symphony is an adult community band of 80 musicians who were organized in the spring of 2006. The membership includes 29 area music educators in Northern Nevada and California. Over 60% of the members in the group are alumni of the University of Nevada Band Department.

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$5 General Admission; FREE for Students with ID

General Admission tickets may be purchased online up to one hour before the event, or at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the event.

Student Rush tickets are NOT available online. Get student rush tickets in person with a valid student ID at the Box Office beginning one hour prior to the concert. These tickets are first come, first served.

The Nightingale Concert Hall Box Office is located inside the Church Fine Arts Building, in the lobby between the entry doors to the Hall. For ticketed events produced by the Department of Music, the Ticket Office will open one hour prior to each event, both for Will Call and for ticket sales.


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