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Check out the LSU Music 2016-17 season! Purchase tickets online or call 225-578-5128.

Feb
24
Fri
LSU A Cappella Choir Concert @ University United Methodist Church
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

For their Spring 2017 concert, the LSU A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Dr. John Dickson, will continue their tradition of offering beautiful choral music.

Mar
6
Mon
LSU Symphonic Band Concert @ LSU Union Theater
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

LSU Symphonic Band hosts a concert entitled “Celebration: Coming of Age” with compositions by composers Giovanni Gabrieli, Percy Grainger/Goldman, Lauridsen and Reynolds, Richard Wagner, H. Owen Reed and Arturo Márquez/trans. by Oliver Nickel.

LSU Tiger Glee Club and Women’s Chorale @ St Alban's Chapel
Mar 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The rafters of St Alban’s Chapel will reverberate the beautiful voices of the LSU Tiger Glee Club and Women’s Chorale singing music to make the stained glass figures smile.

Mar
9
Thu
LSU Cinema for the Ears @ Digital Media Center Theater
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“Cinema for the Ears” will feature compositions by Paul Koonce, headliner composer of Rotorelief, LSU’s Edgar Berdahl, Jesse Allison and Stephen David Beck.

 

Mar
12
Sun
LIn He, Violin with Gragory Sioles, Piano @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LSU faculty members Lin He, violin and Gregory Sioles, piano will perform the complete Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Ludwig van Beethoven in a series of three concerts during the 2016/2017 academic year. The March 12th concert will focus on Sonatas # 1, 9 and 10.

Mar
13
Mon
LSU Wind Ensemble, Chamber Winds Concert @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A program of classical music performed by the LSU Wind Ensemble and conducted by LSU music graduate students.

Mar
16
Thu
The Handsome Dans Trombone Quartet @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Mar
17
Fri
Darrel Hale, Faculty Recital @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Darrel Hale’s “Mostly Borrowed Voices” recital will feature works by Bizet, Schumann, Vaughan-Williams, C.P.E Bach, and Nussio.

Mar
21
Tue
LSU Philharmonia Concert @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The LSU Philharmonia, a chamber orchestra, will perform classical pieces sure to inspire and delight the concert listener.

Mar
24
Fri
LSU Trumpet Festival – Brian Shaw, Matthew Vangjel @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

LSU Trumpet Festival

LSU’s School of Music on March 24-25, 2017

Three festival concerts will be offered and open to the public:

  • March 24, 2017: Opening Night Concert with LSU Faculty Artists

Brian Shaw and Matthew Vangjel, SOM Recital Hall, 7:30 pm

  •  March 25, 2017: Guest Artist recital with Gabriele Cassone and

James Thompson, SOM Recital Hall, 3:00 pm

  • March 25, 2017: Closing Concert featuring Bobby Shew with

the LSU Jazz Ensemble and Faculty Jazz Trio, LSU Union Theater, 7:30 pm

Trumpet Festival Concert Pricing

Festival Pass: Festival Workshops + SOM Recital Hall Concerts (March 24 and 25) $15 General Admission, $10 ITG members and students

LSU Union Theatre Closing Concert with Bobby Shew:  (March 25, 7:30 pm) $17 General Admission, $10 ITG members and students

Mar
25
Sat
LSU Trumpet Festival – Gabriele Cassone, James Thompson @ LDSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

LSU Trumpet Festival

LSU’s School of Music on March 24-25, 2017

Three festival concerts will be offered and open to the public:

  • March 24, 2017: Opening Night Concert with LSU Faculty Artists

Brian Shaw and Matthew Vangjel, SOM Recital Hall, 7:30 pm

  •  March 25, 2017: Guest Artist recital with Gabriele Cassone and

James Thompson, SOM Recital Hall, 3:00 pm

  • March 25, 2017: Closing Concert featuring Bobby Shew with

the LSU Jazz Ensemble and Faculty Jazz Trio, LSU Union Theater, 7:30 pm

Trumpet Festival Concert Pricing

Festival Pass: Festival Workshops + SOM Recital Hall Concerts (March 24 and 25) $15 General Admission, $10 ITG members and students

LSU Union Theatre Closing Concert with Bobby Shew:  (March 25, 7:30 pm) $17 General Admission, $10 ITG members and students

LSU Trumpet Festival – Bobby Shew, Faculty Jazz Trio @ LSU Union Theater
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

LSU Trumpet Festival

LSU’s School of Music on March 24-25, 2017

Three festival concerts will be offered and open to the public:

  • March 24, 2017: Opening Night Concert with LSU Faculty Artists

Brian Shaw and Matthew Vangjel, SOM Recital Hall, 7:30 pm

  •  March 25, 2017: Guest Artist recital with Gabriele Cassone and

James Thompson, SOM Recital Hall, 3:00 pm

  • March 25, 2017: Closing Concert featuring Bobby Shew with

the LSU Jazz Ensemble and Faculty Jazz Trio, LSU Union Theater, 7:30 pm

Trumpet Festival Concert Pricing

Festival Pass: Festival Workshops + SOM Recital Hall Concerts (March 24 and 25) $15 General Admission, $10 ITG members and students

LSU Union Theatre Closing Concert with Bobby Shew:  (March 25, 7:30 pm) $17 General Admission, $10 ITG members and students

Mar
29
Wed
Gregg Nestor, Guitar with Lin He, Violin @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Guitar and violin is a beautiful combination. Come hear guest guitarist, Gregg Nestor, and LSU violinist, Lin He, perform compositions by Gabriel Faure, Maurice Ravel, Manuel Ponce, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Francis Poulenc, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Mario Castelnuono-Tedesco and Aaron Copeland.

Mar
30
Thu
LSU Opera – Le nozze di Figaro @ LSU Shaver Theatre
Mar 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

One of the ten most frequently performed operas, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is a comic opera in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Experience a day and night filled with romance, madness and joy.

Mar
31
Fri
LSU Stately Oaks Band Festival Concert @ LSU Union Theater
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LSU Opera – Le nozze di Figaro @ LSU Shaver Theatre
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

One of the ten most frequently performed operas, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is a comic opera in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Experience a day and night filled with romance, madness and joy.

Apr
1
Sat
LSU Opera – Le nozze di Figaro @ LSU Shaver Theatre
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

One of the ten most frequently performed operas, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is a comic opera in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Experience a day and night filled with romance, madness and joy.

Apr
2
Sun
LSU Opera – Le nozze di Figaro @ LSU Shaver Theatre
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

One of the ten most frequently performed operas, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is a comic opera in four acts composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with an Italian libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Experience a day and night filled with romance, madness and joy.

Apr
4
Tue
WeiWei Le, Manship Guest Violin @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin has described Weiwei Le as “one of the most talented young musicians I have ever seen.” A native of Shanghai and winner of many international competitions, Ms. Le will perform pieces by Mozart, Prokofiev and Poulenc.

LSU Jazz Ensemble Concert @ LSU Shaver Theatre
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The LSU Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Brian Shaw, presents classic and modern repertoire for big band, featuring student, faculty, and guest soloists.

Apr
6
Thu
Yung-Chiao Wei, Faculty Double Bass Recital @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Yung-Chiao Wei will delight the audience by performing Bach’s Cello Suite and Dinos Constantinides’s Concerto.

Logos String Quartet, LSU String Quartet Series @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Founded in 2014, the Logos String Quartet performs internationally. Violinists Espen Lilleslaten and Roxana Pavel Goldstein, violist Elias Goldstein, and cellist Dennis Parker will perform music by Franz Schubert, Erwin Schulhoff and Joaquin Turina.

Apr
18
Tue
LSU Jazz Chamber Groups @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Apr
19
Wed
Espen Lilleslatten, Violin with Michael Gurt, Piano @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Espen Lilleslatten, violin and Michael Gurt, piano will perform a Scandinavian program including Grieg’s Sonata G major, Sibelius’ 4 Humoreques, and some pieces by Halvorsen.

Apr
20
Thu
LSU Symphonic Band Concert @ LSU Union Theater
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The LSU Symphonic Band will be performing a themed concert “Motherly Love” which will include Mother Earth (David Maslanka), Mothership (Mason Bates), Pageant (Vincent Persichetti), Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (Trans. Hunsberger) and Italian Rhapsody (Julie Girox).

Apr
21
Fri
LSU Opera – She Loves Me @ LSU Shaver Theatre
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

If you saw You’ve Got Mail, you will enjoy the opera She Loves Me. Consistently at odds with each other at work, Georg Nowack and Amalia Balash are unaware that each is the other’s secret pen pal met through a lonely-hearts ad. Love can come from unexpected places.

Apr
23
Sun
LSU Gospel Choir Concert @ Florida Blvd Baptist Church
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LSU Opera – She Loves Me @ LSU Shaver Theatre
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you saw You’ve Got Mail, you will enjoy the opera She Loves Me. Consistently at odds with each other at work, Georg Nowack and Amalia Balash are unaware that each is the other’s secret pen pal met through a lonely-hearts ad. Love can come from unexpected places.

Apr
24
Mon
EMDM Area Studio Recital @ LSU School of Music Recital Hall
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A recital from LSU EMDM Studio’s experimental music program showcasing all things envisioned, composed, programmed and fabricated for this adventurous musical experience.

LSU Symphonic Winds Concert @ LSU Union Theater
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

“A Celebration of Life” LSU Symphonic Winds concert will perform pieces inspired by life events or a celebration of someone’s life including composers Jacques Press, Edward Elgar and David Maslanka.

Apr
25
Tue
LSU Wind Ensemble Concert @ LSU Union Theater
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The final LSU Wind Ensemble concert will be triumphant as we welcome Nitzan Haroz, principal trombone of the Philadelphia Orchestra, to perform John Mackey’s Concerto Harvest and David Maslanka’s monumental Symphony No. 4.

Apr
27
Thu
LSU High Voltage Concert @ Part of Red Stick Festival
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The High Voltage Concert, as part of the Red Stick International Festival, explores the intersection of technology and culture via live performers, electroacoustic instruments, and interactive technology amplified to a higher plane. For information, go to redstickfestival.org.

Apr
28
Fri
LSU Masterworks — LSU A Cappella + LSU Symphony Orchestra @ LSU Union Theater
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A concert that is not to be missed during the Spring 2017 season featuring the LSU Symphony, A Cappella Choir and LSU’s Opera Artist in Residence, Tenor Paul Groves.