Musicians On Stage

Performance Calendar Fall 2018

2018 Performance Calendar

University Music Theatre Workshop Opera Nights

October 26, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27
7:30 p.m. - Dever Stage

University Music Theatre Workshop Opera NightMusic students present fully realized opera excerpts with chamber ensemble from classic operas throughout music history.  From Gluck, Rossini, Mozart, into the modern era with Menotti and Jake Heggie.  Titles include:  Dead Man Walking, Tales of Hoffman, Marriage of Figaro, Barber of Seville, Old Maid and the Thief, Orpheus and Euridice, and Cosi fan Tutte.  Music Director Scott Bailey, Staging Director Dr. Mary Brown Bonacci.


Catherine Dower Recital Series

October 29, 2018

12:35p.m. - Dever Stage

A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield Department of Music.


University Chorus and Chamber Chorale Fall Concert

November 9, 2018

7:00 p.m. - Dever Stage

The Westfield State University choral ensembles under the direction of Dr. Felicia Barber perform their fall concert entitled Timeless. The evening highlights significant composers and historical genres from the Western European traditions, as well as modern compositions from the United States.  Enjoy an evening of enchanting music by J. S. Bach, Mozart, Debussy, and more.   


Wind Symphony Fall Concert

November 13, 2018

7:30 p.m. - Dever Stage

The Wind Symphony under the direction of Dr. Karen LaVoie performs Music from Around the World, featuring sounds from Russia, Germany, Africa, Mexico, and America. 


Senior Recital: Lawrence Wood, Jazz Guitar

November 18, 2018

3:00 p.m. - Dower 127

A student degree recital featuring works by John Coltrane, Jerome Kern, Wayne Shorter, Larry Wood, and others.


Catherine Dower Recital Series

November 19, 2018

12:35p.m. - Dever Stage

A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield Department of Music.


An Evening of Ensemble Music for Percussion and Piano

November 26, 2018

7:30 p.m. - Catherine Dower Center 134

The Piano Ensemble, under the direction of Scott Bailey, performs mixed chamber ensemble music as well as music for piano, four-hands.  The Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Peter Coutsouridis, presents new and classic music composed and arranged for the Percussion Ensemble.


Jazz Night

November 28, 2018

7:30p.m. - Catherine Dower Center 127

And evening of classic jazz standards and new trends performed by Westfield State student performers


Jazz Night: Ensembles

November 29, 2018

7:30 p.m. - Catherine Dower Center 127

An evening of jazz performed by student ensembles.


Annual Springfield St. George Greek Cathedral Benefit Concert

December 2, 2018

3:30p.m. - St. George’s Greek Cathedral, Springfield, MA

Admission:  $10


Chamber Ensemble Performances

December 3, 2018 @ 12:35 pm - 2:05 pm

12:35 p.m. - Dever Stage

An Afternoon Recital of Chamber Music Performed by Westfield State Student Musicians.


Jazz Night: Ensembles

December 5, 2018

7:30 p.m. - Catherine Dower Center 127

An evening of jazz performed by student ensembles.


Music Department Winter Gala

December 7, 2018

7:00 p.m. - Dever Stage

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 Dickins’ Days”.


Holyoke Civic Symphony Winter Concert

December 9, 2018

3:00p.m. - Holyoke Community College

Enjoy orchestral works by Corelli and Weber, along with traditional holiday favorites. Directed by David Kidwell


Catherine Dower Recital Series

December 10, 2018

12:35p.m. - Dever Stage

A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield Department of Music.


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