Jazz composer, arranger, pianist and educator Earl MacDonald will perform with Marshall University School of Music and Theatre students and faculty with his own compositions and arrangements at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre will launch a new music lecture series, MUsic Mondays, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, at the Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington. The fall series, titled “The Path to the New Music,” will investigate the influence of philosophical thought, art and literature, and scientific theory on music from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Internationally renowned performer and teacher of the saxophone, Dr. Douglas Masek, will conclude a residency at Marshall University this month with a free recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Jomie Jazz Center on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
Marshall University’s School of Music and Theatre will present a chamber music performance of the Violauta Duo at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept.17, in the forum of the Jomie Jazz Center, which is adjacent to Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
Two Marshall University professors will perform on historical instruments when they present “Pastorale: Woodwinds from the 19th Century” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
The Marshall University Choral Union will resume Monday rehearsals at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 in Room 150 of Smith Music Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
The Choral Union, open to students and community members alike, will be led by the new Director of Bands Brian Walden, who joined Marshall’s music faculty following his retirement as Commanding Officer of the United States Navy Band.
Duo Savoyard, composed of flutist Paolo Dalmoro and guitarist Giorgio Signorile, will teach and perform 4,400 miles from home during their weeklong visit to Marshall University this month.