41st Annual Musical Arts Series at Southeastern

selogoWe have a very exciting roster of artists for our 2014-15 season. Our fall concerts include internationally renowned Cuban pianist Rosario Andino, flute and piano group Duosolo, multi-instrumentalist Todd Green, and the dynamic Percussion Group Cincinnati. In the spring be sure to check out the award-winning Akropolis Reed Quintet, vocalist David Grogan, New York Jazz Saxophonist Ralph Lalama, and Slideshow Trombone Ensemble.

Click here for a complete list of concert dates.

All performances are free to the public and are located in the Rectal Hall in the Fine Arts Building on campus. Concerts begin at 7:30 pm.

Thank you to our sponsors and donors, without whom this series would not be possible. Consider being a part of the Musical Arts Series by becoming a donor. Contact Tristan Eggener at teggener@SE.edu or 580-745-2385.  For more information or visit http://homepages.se.edu/music.

 

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Dr. Mary Ann Craige receives Lifetime Achievement Award

dr craigCongratulations to Dr. Mary Ann Craige receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Faculty-Staff Recognition Banquet . We have much to celebrate at SE and it was so heartening see her receive such an honor. Every day great things happen at Southeastern and Dr. Craige has been an integral part of it.

 

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Southeastern Jazz Fest – Saturday April 26th

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Saturday, April 26th –  The Southeastern Jazz Fest is almost here!    It will feature 6 regional high schools and 3 university bands throughout the afternoon.  Free admission at Sports City Café Outside stage in Durant from 12:30 – 7pm.  The guest artist and clinician is legendary trombonist Tony Baker, professor of Jazz Studies at University of North Texas.  He will be performing with the SOSU Jazz Ensemble at the end of the night.  Come and enjoy a great afternoon and evening of great music!

Click here for the schedule of events.

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Chorale Concert: Liebeslieder Walzer and Other Songs of Spring, on Thursday, April 24th

The Southeastern Chorale, Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s premier choral ensemble, will present Liebeslieder Walzer and Other Songs of Spring, on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 under the direction of Stacy Weger.  The Liebeslieder Walzer by Johannes Brahms remains a favorite of the choral repertoire for choir and audience alike.   Written in 1869 it reflects not only the intimate chamber music style of the time, but also the intimacy accompanying love in all forms.  The extended work is a study of fully developed waltzes, in which the influence of Franz Schubert and Johannes Strauss, the Waltz King, is evident.  The lyrics for the Liebeslieder come from Georg Friedrich Daumer‘s Polydora collection of folk songs and love poems.  The diversity of music within the extended work presents a varied and lively examination of flirtation, love, and longing.   Other pieces to be performed include part-songs by Josef Haydn and Felix Mendelssohn, as well as lyrical works by Renaissance and Contemporary composers.

The concert, which is presented as a part of Brainstorm Research Week, will also feature Brenna Dougherty and Kaela Ganz as student conductors.  Serving as accompanists for the Chorale will be Charlie Kim and Timothy Jenkins.

The concert will be held in Fine Arts Recital Hall at 7:30 PM.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information please contact the Department of Music at 580-745-2088.

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Southeastern Symphonic Winds projekt (n) Composer Residency

skylightApril 22nd at 7:30PM in Montgomery Auditorium, the Southeastern Symphonic Winds will present the final
concert of this two-day residency. Entitled “skylight,” the program will feature the works of our guest composers, with the composers presenting their reflections on the works and their experiences here at Southeastern.  Hope to see you there!

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Percussion Concert-Thursday

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Fine Arts Recital Hall
7:30 PM
FREE

Please join us on Thursday for a evening of unique percussion musicFor more information, please contact the Music office at x2088.

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