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Events Calendar

Performance Calendar Fall 2017

September

Wednesday, September 13 - 5:00 P.M.
Catherine Dower Center, 127
Guest Artist Recital, Kenneth Rodnofsky, Saxophone

The distinguished award winning classical saxophonist presents a recital of concert music for saxophone

Saturday, September 23 - 3:00 P.M.
Catherine Dower Center, 134
Celebrate Westfield! Alumni Concert
The music department welcomes alumni and retired faculty join in performances by the Wind Symphony and the University Chorus

Wednesday, September 27 - 5:00 P.M.
Catherine Dower Center, 127
Catherine Dower Recital Series
A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield State University Department of Music

October

Wednesday, October 11 - 5:00 P.M.
Loughman Living Room, Scanlon Hall
Art Song Slam
An audience participation evening of Italian Songs and German Lieder performed by Westfield State University voice majors. $1 fee per person to vote.  Prizes awarded.

Wednesday, October 18 - 5:00 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Catherine Dower Recital Series
A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield State University Department of Music

Friday, October 20 - 6:00 P.M. - Pre-Concert Lecture; 7:00 P.M. - Performance
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Westfield Choral Festival Concert
An evening of choral music featuring Guest Conductor Eugene Rogers, Associate Director of Choirs and Professor of Conducting at the University of Michigan.  Performances by area high school choirs and the choirs of Westfield State under the direction of Dr. Felicia Barber.

November

Friday, November 3 - 7:30 P.M.
Saturday, November 4 - 3:00 P.M.
Saturday, November 4 - 7:30 P.M.

Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Snoopy! 
A University Music Theatre production.  A musical comedy by Larry Grossman, sequel to the musical You're a Good Man Charlie Brown.  The beloved characters from Charles Schultz's comic strip are back with a focus on the life of Snoopy in this London revival version.  Presented by the University Music Theatre Workshop under the direction of Lynn Paulella-Beard.  Tickets $10 General Admission, $5 Faculty, Staff, Students, Seniors, Youth.  Information: (413) 572-8323.  Tickets: westfield.ma.edu/tickets.com.

Wednesday, November 8 - 5:00 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Catherine Dower Recital Series
A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield State University Department of Music

Sunday, November 12 - 5:00 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Senior Performance Recital - Alana Dunham, soprano

Tuesday, November 14 - 7:30 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
University Wind Symphony Fall Concert
The Wind Symphony under the direction of Dr. Karen LaVoie performs new works and old classics from the Wind Band repertoire

Wednesday, November 15 - 5:00 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Catherine Dower Recital Series
A recital of solo and chamber music presented presented by the Westfield State University Department of Music

Friday, November 17 - 6:00 P.M. (***Date changed from 11/9 to 11/17***)
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
University Chorus and Chamber Chorale Fall Concert
A choral concert highlighting the music of American Composers, including traditional folk songs, patriotic literature, and African American spirituals.  The ensembles perform under the direction of Dr. Felicia Barber.

Wednesday, November 29 - 5:00 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Catherine Dower Recital Series
A recital of solo and chamber music presented by presented by the Westfield State University Department of Music

Thursday, November 30 - 7:30 P.M.
Catherine Dower Center, 127
Small Group Jazz Ensembles
An evening of jazz featuring small groups under the direction of James Argiro and Ted Levine

December

Friday, December 1 - 7:00 P.M.
***New Venue*** Catherine Dower Center for the Performing and Fine Arts - Room 134
Winter Gala Concert
Enjoy the sounds of the season featuring the instrumental and vocal ensembles of the Westfield State University Department of Music as part of "Westfield on Weekends Dickens Days"

Sunday, December 3 - 3:30 P.M.
St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Annual Springfield St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral Benefit Concert
University Wind Symphony and University Chorale. Admission $10.
22 St. George Road, Springfield, MA 01104

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:30 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
University Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert
Latin Meets Jazz! Works by Cal Tjader, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, and Noro Morales
Directed by Edward Fast

Wednesday, December 6 - 7:30 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
String Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble
A perfomance of chamber music for strings and guitar directed by Jessica Foskitt and John Mason.

Thursday, December 7 at 7:30 P.M.
Dever Stage - Parenzo Hall
Swing into the Holidays with the Westfield State University Big Band!
Join us for a performance of some classic big band era music, contemporary arrangements and some holiday fun.
Directed by Dr. Edward Orgill.

(All events are Free of Charge unless otherwise indicated.)

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