School of Music

Faculty Artist Series

2014-2015 Season Concerts



of your Comfort Zone ......

......and Engage the Arts at WSU

Thursday, September 4
Song and Wind:
A Recital of Music for Tuba and Euphonium

8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Chris Dickey, tuba and euphonium
Rajung Yang, piano

The program will feature both original compositions and transcriptions.  Highlights of the recital include works by Walter Ross, Henri Duparc, Kenton Bales, and Anthony Plog.  Some pieces from this program will be released on Dickey’s debut solo album, titled Just a Thought, which will be available on the Albany Records label in spring 2015.

Tuesday, September 16
A Night of Ballads and Blues
8:00PM • Kimbrough Concert Hall
Brian Ward, piano
A solo piano recital by Jazz pianist Brian Ward.

Tuesday, September 23
Julie Wieck, soprano with Gerald Berthiaume, piano
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
with Lori Wiest, mezzo-soprano

Tuesday, September 30
Trumpet and Organ: Pictures at an Exhibition
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Jill Schneider, organ and David Turnbull, trumpet

Friday, October 10
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Ruth Boden, cello  
electric cello improvisation

Tuesday, October 14
Sweets for Guitar
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Brad Ard, guitar
Original Works for Acoustic Guitar

Thursday, October 30
Folie à deux, Menage à trois
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Woodwind duo and trio concert

Friday, November 14
The Palouse Trio
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Meredith Arksey, violin; Ruth Boden, cello; Karen Savage, piano

Thursday, January 29
Animal Magnetism: A Musical Tribute to the Animal Kingdom
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Julie Anne Wieck, soprano; Lori Wiest, mezzo-soprano; Sheila Kearney Converse, mezzo-soprano; Brian Carter, tenor; and Dean Luethi, baritone

Friday, January 30
A Jazz Journey: Past, Present, and Future
8:00PM • Kimbrough Concert Hall
Jazz Northwest: Greg Yasinitsky, saxophones; F. Dave Snider, electric and string bass; David Turnbull, trumpet and flumpet; David Jarvis, drums; Dave Hagelganz, tenor saxophone; Brian Ward, organ and piano; Brad Ard, guitars
Traditional jazz from the 1950's to the fusion sounds of  the 21st century; compositions written especially for this concert by our very own WSU jazz faculty. 

Friday, February 20
Brass Quintet
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
WSU Faculty Brass Quintet:
David Turnbull, trumpet; Matthew Aubin, horn; Chris Dickey, euphonium; Chris Wurst,trumpet; Denise Snider, trombone

Friday, February 27
Trios for Horn
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Matt Aubin, horn
Horn professor Matthew Aubin collaborates with colleagues Meredith Arksey (Violin), Keri McCarthy (Oboe) and Jeffrey Savage (Piano) to perform to masterworks of the 19th Century horn repertoire. The concert will feature Carl Reinecke's Trio for, Oboe, Horn and Piano Op.188 and Johannes Brahms's Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano Op. 40. In addition, the concert will feature the West Coast premiere of a trio for Oboe, Horn and Piano by New York City composer Warren Wernick.

Friday, March 6
DBD Jazz Trio
8:00PM • Kimbrough Concert Hall
Dave Snider and Brian Ward and WSU Jazz Faculty
Contemporary Jazz Duo's, Trio's, and Quartets

Tuesday, March 24
6 for 6: Six Trumpets for Six Pieces
8:00PM • Bryan Hall Theatre
Chris Wurst, trumpet
An all solo trumpet performance, either accompanied or unaccompanied.  Of the six pieces to be performed, each piece would be performed with a different trumpet, beginning with piccolo trumpet, progressing through E-flat, D, C and B-flat trumpets, and ending with cornet, thus dubbing this concert 6 for 6, six trumpets for six pieces.

Saturday, March 28
Beethoven Sonatas IV
8:00PM • Kimbrough Concert Hall
Jeffrey Savage, piano

Tuesday, April 21
Solstice Wind Quintet
8:00PM • Kimbrough Concert Hall
Solstice Wind Quintet
Ann Marie Yasinitsky, flute; Keri E. McCarthy, oboe; Shannon Scott, clarinet; Matthew Aubin, horn; and Ryan M. Hare, bassoon













General Admission: $10.00
Senior Citizens
     60 and older: $5.00
Non-WSU Students: $5.00
WSU Students with ID: FREE

All proceeds from the sales of tickets will benefit the
School of Music scholarship fund.

Tickets are available in the lobby thirty minutes before concert time.


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