Music Events

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  • Music events are held in the Theater in the Scott Center. General admission is $10 and $5 for senior adults over age 65, faculty, staff and students with ID, unless otherwise noted.
  • Carroll Concert Series

    JEREMY KOCH AND YU-HSUAN LIAO

    Jeremy Koch, Shepherd University saxophone professor and United States Air Force band saxophonist and Yu-Hsuan Liao, coordinator of Piano Studies and assistant professor of Music at Shepherd University, join forces for an exciting recital. This diverse program consists of original and transcribed works for saxophone and piano, from Baroque to newly commissioned works. Selections include JS Bach’s flute sonata, Max Bruch’s Canzone, French art songs by Reynaldo Hahn, programmatic Ballade by Tomasi and newly published composition Hat City Sonata by Piet Swerts, and commissioned work Hairless Cat Sonata by John Elmquist.

    Wednesday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.

    DUENDE

    Duende, a vibrant saxophone and classical guitar duo, perform a unique concert including the duo’s own transcriptions of works from cultures around the world. Works by Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla, Demillac, Iturralde and Barrios

    Thursday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.

    BIRTH OF THE COOL

    Local jazz musicians present music from the Miles Davis Birth of the Cool album, featuring Russell Kirk on alto saxophone and Brandon Woody on trumpet.

    Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.

    WE LOVE THE UNDERGROUND

    We Love The Underground is a modern alternative rock band from Bel Air, MD. The band has performed extensively in and around the Baltimore area and is currently promoting their third full-length release entitled “Children of the Program.”

    Monday, Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m.

    PEACHIRINE RAGTIME SOCIETY ORCHESTRA (PRSO) PRESENTS, CHRISTMAS AT THE MOVIES!

    RSO presents a Yuletide Potpourri of silent films, including The Night Before Christmas, A Christmas Carol, Santa Claus vs. Cupid, and the Laurel and Hardy short, Big Business! The PRSO is “the premier American ragtime ensemble” as hailed by the Washington Post and is rapidly becoming the leading professional ragtime orchestra in the United States. Formed by young virtuoso Andrew Greene at the University of Maryland in 2010, the PRSO recreates the syncopated stylings of a bygone era – ragtime, theater and dance music, along with underscoring classic silent films using the original orchestral scores. The ensemble is composed primarily of young musicians, age 30 and younger.

    Thursday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m.

    Student Recitals

    Join us for our delightful lunchtime performances highlighting selected voice and instrumental music students.

    Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2:30 p.m.

    Free admission

    College Ensembles

    WESTMINSTER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

    McDaniel College

    Saturday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m.

    Free admission

    ROCK N’ ROLL AND GUITAR ENSEMBLES

    The Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Eric McCullough, opens with music written and arranged for classical guitars. The Rock N’ Roll Ensemble, under the direction of Matt Everhart, then performs Lady Legends of Rock N’ Roll.

    Wednesday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m.

    CARROLL JAZZ SINGERS

    Under the direction of Dr. Rebecca Bell-Echols, our fall concert features a variety of jazz favorites.

    Friday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m.

    Master Classes and Workshops

    DUENDE CLASSICAL GUITAR WORKSHOP

    Classical guitarist Krystin O’Mara provides a student interactive workshop on ways to incorporate classical guitar techniques into any guitarists’ playing. Topics include RH fingerpicking technique, nail care, performance anxiety and the benefits of chamber music.

    Thursday, Oct. 22, 3 p.m.

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