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SPRING 2019

FEBRUARY 20
Guest Artist: Gregory Maguire
4 p.m. | Loughman Living Room
Author of “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West”

FEBRUARY 25
Catherine Dower Recital Series
12:35 p.m. | Dever Stage
Songs of Love and Romance presented by Music Department Voice Students of Dr. Mary Brown Bonacci, Lynn Paulella Beard and Ellen Cogen. 

MARCH 4
Catherine Dower Recital Series
12:35 p.m. | Dever Stage
A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield Department of Music

MARCH 25
Catherine Dower Recital Series
12:35 p.m. | 
Dever Stage
A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield Department of Music

MARCH 29
Spring Concert: Westfield State University Gospel Choir
7 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 127
The Westfield State University Gospel Choir under the direction of Dr. Felicia Barber present a spring concert

APRIL 6
Student Recital - Charles Dunham, drums
5 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 127
A Senior Jazz Studies recital presented by Charles Dunham, drums. Works by Sonny Rollins, Chick Corea, and Wayne Shorter

APRIL 7
Student Recital - Elizabeth Judycki, soprano
3 p.m. | Dever Stage
A Senior Performance Recital presented by Elizabeth Judycki, soprano. Works by Mozart, Schubert, Wolf, Bellini, and Dominic Argento

APRIL 8
Catherine Dower Recital Series
12:35 p.m. | Dever Stage
A recital of solo and chamber music presented by the Westfield Department of Music

APRIL 17
Student Recital - Charlotte Ross, guitar
7:30 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 127
A Senior Jazz Studies recital presented by Charlotte Ross, guitar. Works by John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Pat Metheny

APRIL 22
Jazz Night 

7:30 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 127
An evening of small group jazz, presented under the direction of Jim Argiro

APRIL 23
University Wind Symphony Spring Concert
7:30 p.m. | Dever Stage
The Westfield State University Wind Symphony under the direction of Dr. Karen LaVoie present a spring concert

APRIL 26
University Chorus and Chamber Chorale Spring Concert
7 p.m. | Dever Stage
The Westfield State University choral ensembles under the direction of Dr. Felicia Barber present a spring concert

APRIL 28 
Student Recital - Robert Rodriguez, composer
3 p.m. | 
Catherine Dower Center 134
A recital of newly composed solo and chamber works by student composer Robert Rodriguez

APRIL 29
Catherine Dower Recital Series
12:35 p.m. | Dever Stage
A recital of solo and chamber music, including the Westfield State Guitar Trio under the direction of John Mason

APRIL 29
An Evening of Ensemble Music for Percussion and Piano
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.

APRIL 30
Jazz Night—Westfield State University Big Band
7:30 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 127
“Big Band Funk and Swing Spring Extravaganza!” performed by Westfield State University Big Band under the direction of Dr. Edward Orgill

MAY 1
Voice Master Class
12:35 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 134
Guest Artist, Dr. Amy Rosine, presents a masterclass

MAY 1
Guest Artist: Amy Rosine, soprano
5 p.m. | Dever Stage
An evening of Art Song with Guest Artist Amy Rosine, soprano and Scott Bailey, piano

MAY 2
Jazz Night
7:30 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 127
An evening of small group jazz, presented under the direction of Ted Levine

MAY 3
Chamber Chorale
2 p.m. | Massachusetts State House, Boston
A choral performance at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts “29 Who Shine” Awards Ceremony

MAY 4 Student Recital - MaKenzie Carvalho, piano; Emily Stratton, mezzo-soprano 
3 p.m. | Dever Stage
A Junior Performance Recital presented by MaKenzie Carvalho, piano and Emily Stratton, mezzo-soprano. Works by Beethoven, Bach, Debussy, Khachaturian, Mozart, Vaughan Williams, Fauré, and Schubert

MAY 5
A Jazz Celebration!
12 p.m. Westfield Park Square Student Recital

MAY 5
Student Recital - Elizabeth Gelinas
3 p.m. | Catherine Dower Center 134 

A recital of newly composed solo and chamber works by student composer Elizabeth Gelinas

MAY 6
Music Theatre Workshop
7:30 p.m. | Dever Stage
The University Music Theatre Workshop under the direction of Lynn Paulella-Beard presents “Radio Revue: Music from the Golden Age of Broadcasting – 1930’s and 40’s”