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Department of Music announces spring events

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A scene from Lyric Theatre's 2018 production of 'Hansel and Gretel.'

The Furman University Department of Music has released its calendar of events for spring semester. The slate of events includes symphony concerts, faculty recitals, opera, jazz, special guest artists and more. Unless otherwise noted, events are free and open to the public.

For the most up-to-date information on weather- or COVID-19-related adjustments, please visit https://www.furman.edu/academics/music/event-calendar/. There, you’ll also find dozens of student recitals that are not included in the below listing. Face coverings are required for the time being inside Furman University facilities.

January

Sunday, Jan. 23
Faculty Recital: Craig Price, voice
4 p.m., First Baptist Church in Greenville

Tuesday, Jan. 25
Faculty Recital and Recording Release Party: Matt Olson, saxophone
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Thursday, Jan. 27
Hartness Organ Recital
Jens Korndörfer, organist

8 p.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel
Friday, Jan. 28
Church Music Conference Evensong
Featuring The Furman Singers and the Festival Choir (Furman Chamber Choir, Christ Church Parish Choir, and Conference Attendees)
7 p.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel

Saturday, Jan. 29
Guest Artist Recital: Melissa Aldana, saxophone
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall
$15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students

February

Monday, Feb. 7
Clarinet Master Class with Andrea Cheeseman
12 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Monday, Feb. 7
Guest Artist Recital: Andrea Cheeseman, clarinet
In a recital of entirely electroacoustic music for clarinet and bass clarinet, Cheeseman presents works from solo project, “Somewhere,” (Ravello Records).
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Friday, Feb. 11
Jazz Ensemble Winter Concert
Featuring guest artist Jason Palmer, trumpet
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall
$5 at the door

Friday, Feb. 18
Furman Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert
8 p.m., McAlister Auditorium

Monday, Feb. 21
Voice Master Class with Louise Toppin, soprano
4 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Tuesday, Feb. 22
Black History Month Concert
With special guest artist, Louise Toppin, soprano
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Friday, Feb. 25
Symphonic Band Concert
7:30 p.m., McAlister Auditorium

March

Tuesday, March 1
Flute Studio Recital
Students of Caroline Ulrich perform works for flute and piano.
7 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Monday, March 14
Furman Singers Tour Concert
8 p.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel

Tuesday, March 15
Furman Singers Tour Concert
8 p.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel

Thursday, March 17
Faculty Recital/Hartness Organ Series Recital: Charles Tompkins, organ
8 p.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel

Tuesday, March 22
Guest Artist Recital: Dimitry Rachmanov, piano
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Wednesday, March 23
Piano Master Class with Dimitry Rachmanov
4 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Thursday, March 24
Belle Voci Spring Concert
8 p.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel

Wednesday, March 30
Master Class with the Aurora Musicalis String Quartet (members of the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra)
3:30 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Wednesday, March 30
Guest Artist Recital: Aurora Musicalis String Quartet
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

April

Sunday, April 3
PMA American Music Concert
As a part of Furman’s association with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, the Gamma Eta Chapter presents an American Music Concert showcasing American composers and Furman’s talented students and faculty.
7 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

Thursday, April 7
Symphonic Band Spring Concert
7:30 p.m., McAlister Auditorium

Friday, April 8
Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall
$5 at the door

Saturday, April 9
Piano for Young People Student Recitals
10:30 a.m., Daniel Memorial Chapel

Sunday, April 10
Percussion Ensemble Concert
6 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall
$5 adult and $3 students, at the door

Tuesday, April 12
Spring Honors Recital
8:00 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall
Friday, April 22

Furman Lyric Theatre presents Mozart’s “Don Giovani”
8 p.m., McAlister Auditorium
Sunday, April 24

Furman Lyric Theatre presents Mozart’s “Don Giovani”
3 p.m., McAlister Auditorium
Sunday, April 24

Furman Jazz Combos Spring Concert
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall
Monday, April 25
Piano Chamber Music Recital
8 p.m., Daniel Recital Hall

For more information, contact the Furman Department of Music at FurmanMusic@furman.edu, and 864-294-2086. Or view the complete music calendar.

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