Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Fwd: This Week in Music: Three ways to enjoy the Dec. 4 Phil & Chorus concert

One (or more) of the CMU water polo players is in the concert(s) this week. Love the TWEET SEATS too.

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Thurs., Dec. 4

Philharmonic & Chorus
Andrés Cárdenes, Artistic Director

8:00 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
More Info

Fri., Dec. 5

Philharmonic & Chorus
Andrés Cárdenes, Artistic Director

12:00 pm
Great Hall, CFA
More Info

Sat., Dec. 6

Met Opera National Council Pittsburgh Auditions
10:00 am 
Kresge Theatre
More Info

Jan. 22 - 25

Haydn's Il mondo
della luna

Christopher Larkin, conductor
Greg Lehane, stage director
More Info

Sun., Jan. 25

David Effron, guest conductor
7:30 pm
More Info

Thurs., Dec. 4

Chamber Music Performances
1:30 pm
Kresge Theatre

Jeffrey Tedford

Jeffrey Tedford recently completed his DMA in Music Education at Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. Dr. Tedford is currently the Director of Orchestral Activities at Grove City College where he oversees the 90 member Symphonic Orchestra and 30 member chamber orchestra as well as teaches String Methods, Conducting courses, and works with student teachers.
Sin Young Park 
Sin Young Park recently won the 2015 Delta Omicron Triennial Composition Competition with her composition, Three Preludes for Piano. The piece will be premiered in July 2015 at the Delta Omicron convention in Chicago, IL. Park received her master's degree and Advanced Music Studies certificate while studying with composition with Leonardo Balada and Nancy Galbraith.

This Week in Music

December 03, 2014

Three ways to enjoy the Dec. 4 Phil & Chorus concert

This week the School of Music will showcase the Philharmonic and Chorus on Vivaldi's Gloria in D Major. Also on these concerts is Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and two a cappella choral works. The concert will conclude with Mike Garson's I'll be Home for Christmas.

For those not able to attend the concerts in person, the December 4th concert (8:00 pm, Carnegie Music Hall) will be webcast live as well as featured in a live broadcast on WQED-FM. The December 5th concert (12:00 pm, Great Hall) will also be webcast live.

The December 4th performance will also feature Tweet Seats - seats where tweeting is encouraged during a performance by audience members in a designated portion of the hall. Utilizing the hashtag #CMUCardenes, participants will engage in an online conversation. Feel free to tweet reactions to the performance or ask questions from the second balcony (or from home!). 

Thurs., Dec. 4
Preview Party @ 7:00 pm | Concert @ 8:00 pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
$5 General Admission
CMU/PITT faculty, staff, and students are free w/ valid ID

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Faculty News

Sergey Schepkin, Associate Professor of Piano, recently released a new album of Bach's six French Suites, Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, and Fantasia and Fugue in A minor (BWV 904) on the Steinway & Sons label. In November, the album was reviewed by  

Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition Results

The 2014 Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition took place on Tuesday, November 25. The winner of this year's competition is Ryan Kirkconnell. Ryan will perform Edward Gregson's Tuba Concerto on the March 29 Wind Ensemble concert. Ryan is a student of Craig Knox. 

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