Feb 24 7:30 pm
Moores School of Music 26th Annual Jazz Festival Concert
The University of Houston Moores School of Music is pleased to presents the 26th annual Jazz Festival.
Join us in celebrating 26 years of extraordinary jazz at the University of Houston with two nights of can’t-miss concerts.
Feb 25 6:00 pm
Faculty Recital: Andrew Staupe, Piano
Assistant Professor of Piano, Andrew Staupe, presents a recital of the piano.
Feb 25 6:00 pm
AURA Contemporary Ensemble: Embracing Chaos
AURA: Embracing Chaos
An evening of chamber music that explores the beauty that exists amidst disorder.
Featuring works by Jonathan Harvey (United Kingdom), Gabriela Ortiz (Mexico), Krzysztof Penderecki (Poland), Peter Sculthorpe (Australia), Harry Stafylakis (USA), and Garth Stevenson (Canada).
AURA is a mixed chamber music ensemble featuring some of the most skilled student musicians at the Moores School of Music. Their innovative performances include the use of theatrical lighting, video, projections, and electronics as they seek to update the twenty-first century concert experience. The ensemble frequently collaborates with actors, authors, dancers, and visual artists, and is dedicated to presenting a wide variety of chamber music composed in the last two decades.
Feb 26 7:30 pm
Large Brass Ensemble and Symphonic Winds
Moores School of Music is proud to present a concert by the Large Brass Ensemble and Symphonic Winds featuring soloist Kevin Fenske, euphonium.
LARGE BRASS ENSEMBLE
Austin Brake, conductor
Harper: Excursion (2017)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 “From the New World” (1893/2017)
McBeth: Chant and Jubilo (1963/2021)
Sousa: The Thunderer (1889/2017)
Cameron Kubos, conductor
Sousa: George Washington Bicentennial (1930)
Chambers: Dances for the Muse, Terpsichore (2022)
Danyew: Lamentation (2014)
Sullivan: Suite from Pineapple Poll (1951/2005)
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