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Music Department plans spring performances

Jan 16, 2022

Chadron State College's Wind Symphony and Community Symphonic Band perform during the Holiday Concert Dec. 9, 2021, in Memorial Hall. (Photo by Tena L. Cook/Chadron State College)
Chadron State College's Wind Symphony and Community Symphonic Band perform during the Holiday Concert Dec. 9, 2021, in Memorial Hall. (Photo by Tena L. Cook/Chadron State College)

CHADRON – The Chadron State College Music Department’s spring schedule includes 19 events. In addition to recitals by CSC faculty and students, three guest artists will take the stage. Concerts will continue the Celebration of Women in Music series that began in Fall 2021 and include final installments in the series to honor Beethoven’s 250th year.All performances are free and open to the public. The Jan. 31 and Feb. 21 concerts will be broadcast by CSC Live. Please see the online calendar for details.

January

Jan. 22, 7 p.m.

Dr. Robert Psurny and Bobby Pace, CSC Accompanist

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

Psurny is the Director of Choirs and Vocal Studies at Sheridan College. The featured female composer will be Vítězslava Kaprálová.

February

Feb. 7, 7 p.m.

Guest artist Carol Perry, soprano, with Bobby Pace, piano

Memorial Hall Auditorium

Perry is a voice teacher and singer from the Detroit area. Her program, No Boys Aloud, features music by all female composers from the art song and musical theatre genres.

Feb. 8, 5 p.m.

High Plains Band and Choir Festival Final Concert

Memorial Hall Auditorium

The 50th High Plains Band and Choir Festival culminates in a concert featuring the Honor Choir and Honor Band, directed by Dr. Joel Schreuder, with guest conductor Dr. Bill Wakefield.

Feb. 16, 7 p.m.

Beethoven Recital by Dr. Brooks Hafey, piano

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

Part of the celebration of Beethoven’s 250 years. Three piano sonatas including the famous Hammerklavier.

Feb. 21, 7 p.m.

Beethoven Recital by Dr. Brendan Kinsella, piano

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

Kinsella is a faculty member at University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. Part of the celebration of Beethoven’s 250 years. Three piano sonatas including the famous Appassionata.

Feb. 26, 3 p.m.

Recital by CSC Music Program Faculty

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

March

March 19, 7 p.m.

Dr. Ioana Galu, violin, with Dr. Brooks Hafey, piano

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

Galu is a faculty member at the University of South Dakota. Featured female composers: Amy Beach, Grażyna Bacewicz.

March 20, 3 p.m.

Honor Recital

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

CSC Music Program students will perform.

March 20, 7 p.m.

Heather Blackburn, cellist, with Bobby Pace, piano.

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

March 23, 7 p.m.

Jeffrey McCray, bassoon, with Bobby Pace, piano

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

McCray is CSC’s adjunct instructor of bassoon.

March 28, 7 p.m.

Regional Jazz Band Concert

Memorial Hall Auditorium

Dr. Michael Stephens will lead the regional jazz band of community members and high school students.

April

April 1, 7 p.m.

Wind Symphony and Community Band led by Dr. John Wojcik

Memorial Hall Auditorium

April 2, 7 p.m.

Percussion Ensemble led by Dr. Rick Puzzo

Memorial Hall Auditorium

April 9, 3 p.m.

Concert Choir and Community Choir led by Dr. Joel Schreuder

Memorial Hall Auditorium

Featured female composers: Gwyneth Walker and Emma Lou Diemer.

April 10, 3 p.m.

Faculty Recital honoring legendary female pianists by Dr. Brooks Hafey, piano

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

April 12, 7 p.m.

Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz led by Dr. Michael Stephens and Dr. Joel Schreuder

Memorial Hall Auditorium

April 28, 7 p.m.

Dr. Tiffany Blake Oliver, soprano, with Dr. Brooks Hafey, piano

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

Oliver is a faculty member at Colorado State University and will perform a program honoring Shakespeare.

April 30, 7 p.m.

New Music Concert

Memorial Hall Auditorium

Premieres of new compositions by CSC students and faculty.

May

May 1, 3 p.m.

Musical Theatre

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

Students of Bobby Pace will perform selections from the musical theatre genre.

May 2, 7 p.m.

Beethoven Recital

Dr. Jim Margetts

Sandoz Center Chicoine Atrium

—CSC College Relations