2018-2019 Concert Season

Please visit often for additional and updated event listings, including student recitals.

*indicates a concert-attendance eligible performance

Faculty Showcase Recital
Featuring: Jennet Ingle, oboe; Ericka Tyner Grodrian, horn; Charles Steck, trumpet; Anne Marie Bice, soprano; Sangeeta Swamy, violin
Nicole Lee, piano
Monday, August 27, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Guest Artist Recital: Justin Kolb, piano
Thursday, September 6, 12:00 p.m.
Guild Lobby-Commons, Center for the Arts
Free admission, open to the public

 

Faculty Jazz Trio
Wednesday, September 12, 7:30 p.m.
University Theatre
Free admission, open to the public

 

Guest Artist Recital: Clocks in Motion Percussion Quartet
Wednesday, September 19, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Guest Artist Recital: Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet
2018 Gold Medal winners of the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, Senior Wind Division
Saturday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Faculty Recital: Stacy Maugans, saxophone
Wednesday, September 26, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Homecoming Concert
Valparaiso University Chorale, Men’s Ensemble, and Women’s Choir
Saturday, September 29, 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

Faculty Recital
Sunghee Kim, organ
Friday, October 5, 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Guest Artist Recital
Gargoyle Brass with Organ
“Imaginary Landscapes” featuring music of Stravinsky, Holst, and others
Saturday, October 6, 7:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

Chamber Ensemble in Residence recital:  Civitas
Sunday, October 7, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Guest Artist Recital
Laudamus, the Choir of the St. Louis Seminary
Tuesday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, October 20, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

Family Weekend: Chamber Concert Band
Saturday, October 27, 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Family Weekend:  Community/University Band, Luce Concert Band
Saturday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public


Symphony No. 5:  Return to Middle Earth by Johan de Meij
premiere performance

Symphony No. 1:  The Lord of the Rings by Johan de Meij
30th anniversary performance

Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band
Windiana Concert Band
Jeffrey Scott Doebler, conductor
Johan de Meij, guest conductor and composer
Maura Janton Cock, soprano
Saturday, November 3, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $25 adult, $20 senior $10 non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

War and the Human Heart
Valparaiso University Chorale with Windiana
Sunday, November 11, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Jazz Ensemble
Wednesday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.
University Theatre
Free admission, open to the public

 

Student Recital- Jackson Roush, composition

Thursday Nov 15, 7:30p
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Christmas Concert
Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Concert Band, Chorale, Women’s Choir, Men’s Ensemble
Friday, November 30, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 1, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

Julefest
Community/University Band, Luce Concert Band
Sunday, December 2, 1:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

TUBACHRISTMAS
Sunday, December 2, 3:15 p.m.
Rehearsal at 2:15 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Advent/Christmas Vespers
Friday, December 7, 7:00 and 10:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

Faculty Recital: Anne Marie Bice, soprano*
Sunday, January 20, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Spektral Quartet- 21st Century Musicianship: intersection of tradition, entrepreneurship, and arts advocacy
Thursday, January 24, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Alumni Organ Recital
Join alumni and friends of the Valparaiso University Department of Music in honoring the lives and careers of Professors Emeriti William Eifrig ’55 (faculty member, 1960-1088) and Philip Gehring ’84H (1958-1988).
Tuesday, January 29, 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Full schedule and RSVP

 

Faculty Recital: Katharina Uhde, violin CANCELLED
“Joachim and Musical Nationalism”
Tuesday, January 29, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

EPIC Movie Concert*
Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band Valparaiso High School Bands
Saturday, February 9, 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Faculty Recital: Jennet Ingle, oboe*
Something Borrowed, Something Blue
This is an eclectic program of Jennet’s favorites – some old and some new, some that SHOULD have been written for the oboe and some that were, and beautifully. Works by Thea Musgrave, Claude Debussy, Benjamin Britten, Jeffrey Agrell, Karl Pilss, and J.S. Bach.
Sunday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra*
Featuring winner of the 2018-19 Student Concerto Competition
Saturday, February 16, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

Bach Institute: St. Matthew Passion*
Saturday, February 23, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Special ticket pricing for this event: $40 preferred, $25 adult, $20 senior, $10 non-VU students. Free to Valpo students, faculty and staff.

 

Small High School Band Festival*
Sunday, February 24, 3:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Community Band Festival*
Sunday, February 24, 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Leipzig Baroque Orchestra*
Wednesday, February 27, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

Bach Institute: St. Matthew Passion – Grand Rapids, MI
Friday, March 1, 7:00 p.m. (EST)
Basilica of St. Adalbert Grand Rapids, MI

 

Bach Institute: St. Matthew Passion – St. Louis, MO — CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
Sunday, March 3, 3:00 p.m. (CST)
Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus on the campus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis 801 Seminary Place St. Louis, MO 63105
Concordia Seminary Concert Series

 

The 34th Valparaiso University Jazz Fest
Harre Union Ballrooms
**Tickets for all Jazz Fest Harre Union Ballroom shows are available at the Harre Union Welcome Desk and online at valpo.edu/union (select Tickets on the left side menu).  Online ticket purchase for Ballroom shows are available on Monday, February 25, 2019 and become available in person at the Welcome Desk in the Harre Union beginning on Monday, March 11, 2019.
Schedule is available by visiting www.valpo.edu/union/programs/jazz-fest/


Student Recital: Sarah Zakowski, piccolo and Moriah Carmel, trumpet*
Saturday, April 6, 2:00 p.m.
Harre Union Ballrooms
Free admission, open to the public

 

Student Recital: Kristian Josifoski, composition*
Sunday, April 7, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra*
Saturday, April 13, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

Student Recital: Anneliese Depenthal, piano and Kelly Langevin, piano*
Sunday, April 14, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Student Recital: Kayli Perrine, soprano*
Sunday, April 14, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Tuba/Euphonium Studio Recital*
Monday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Abendmusik*
Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Abendmusik*
Thursday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Pippin*
April 26-27, 8:00 p.m. May 3, 8:00 p.m. May 5, 2:00 p.m.
University Theatre
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff

 

Men’s Ensemble and Women’s Choir*
Saturday, April 27, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Student Recital – Victoria Pankow, violin*
Sunday, April 28, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Student Recital – David Bremer, tenor and Anna Jones, bassoon*
Sunday, April 28, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

VUNUMU New Music Ensemble*
Monday, April 29, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Piano Studio Recital – Students of Nicole Lee*
Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Civitas, Chamber Ensemble in Residence*
David G. Truemper Memorial Concert

Institute for Liturgical Studies
Tuesday, April 30, 8:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public

 

Piano Studio Recital – Students of Mary Lee Riley*
Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 p.m.
Bauer Hall, Center for the Arts
Free admission, open to the public

 

Voice Studio Recital – Students of Anne Marie Bice*
Wednesday, May 1, 6:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

Abendmusik*
Thursday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

 

The 21st Annual Sousa Tribute Concert*
Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band, Luce Concert Band, and Community/University Concert Band
Saturday, May 4, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff


Student Recital – Dakota Maze, tuba*

Saturday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public


Chorale Concert*
Monday, May 6, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission, open to the public


Voice Studio Recital – Students of Maura Janton Cock*

Monday, May 6, 6:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

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Parking
Please be aware that parking has changed recently. Lot #1, south end of campus just off Rt. 30, is available to visitors anytime of the day. There is a sidewalk between Meier Hall and Center for the Sciences that leads to the Center for the Arts. Lot #5 (behind Urschel Hall) and the faculty/staff spaces located North of Center for the Arts are available on the weekend and after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.