Fine and Performing Arts Events for 2014-15 Announced

Dozens of cultural events spotlighting the talents of Eastern Kentucky University students are scheduled during the school year. They include concerts, plays, dance performances and art exhibits.

Dates and times are subject to change. Patrons are urged to watch or listen for further announcements or call ahead to be certain that events have not been rescheduled. The respective telephone numbers are: Music, 859-622-3266; Art, 859-622-1629; Theatre, 859-622-1315 and Dance, 859-622-1901.

All events are open to the public at no charge unless otherwise indicated.

For a list of events scheduled at the EKU Center for the Arts, visit EKUCenter.com.

Music

Aug. 26, Kristen Kean, Faculty Flute Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Aug. 27, Larry Nelson, Faculty Saxophone Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Aug. 30, Nathan Stites, Faculty Piano Recital, 4 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Sept. 30, Mick Sehmann and Joyce Wolf, Faculty Horn and Voice Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Oct. 2, Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Oct. 7, Symphonic Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

Oct. 9, Ken Haddix, Faculty Trombone Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Oct. 16, Studio Recital featuring Dr. Joyce Wolf’s voice and opera students, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Oct. 26, Opera Scenes, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building, ticket prices to be announced

Nov. 9, String Orchestra Concert, 3 p.m., Walnut Hall, Keen Johnson Building

Nov. 9, Brass Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building

Nov. 18, Percussion Ensemble Recital, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building

Nov. 20, Symphonic Band Concert, 7:30 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

Nov. 24, EKU Symphony Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

Dec. 2, Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Dec. 3, Saxophone Ensemble Concert, 6 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Dec. 3, Madison Winds Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Dec. 4, Guitar Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Dec. 5-6, Deck the Halls, 6:15 p.m., Keen Johnson Building, ticket prices to be announced

Dec. 7, Clarinet Choir/Clarinet Studio Recital, 3 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Dec. 7, Horn Studio Recital, 5 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Dec. 7, Trombone Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

Feb. 21, Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert, 6:30 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

March 9, Bernardo Scarambone, Faculty Piano Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

March 10, Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

March 12, Concert Band/Brass Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

March 15, EKU Symphony Orchestra Concert, 2 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

March 16, Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building

March 17, Connie Rhoades, Faculty Clarinet Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

March 21, Prism Concert, 7:30 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

March 24, Guitar Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., O’Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building

April 14, Percussion Concert, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building

April 17, Opera Performance, 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theatre, EKU Center for the Arts, ticket prices to be announced

April 18, Opera Performance, 2 p.m., Black Box Theatre, EKU Center for the Arts, ticket prices to be announced

April 19, String Orchestra Concert, 3 p.m., Walnut Hall, Keen Johnson Building

April 21, Faculty Brass Quintet Recital, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building

April 22, Double Reed Recital, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building

April 23, Trombone Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m., Brock Auditorium, Coates Building

April 26, Choir Concert, 5 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

April 28, Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

April 29, Mick Sehmann, Horn Chamber Music Recital, featuring guest performances, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

April 30, Concert Band/Brass Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 3, Clarinet Choir/Clarinet Studio Recital, 3 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 3, Horn Studio Recital, 5 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 3, Trombone Studio Recital, 7 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 4, Madison Winds Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 5, Jazz Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 7, Guitar Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m., Gifford Theatre, Campbell Building

May 8, Orchestra Concerto Concert, 7:30 p.m., EKU Center for the Arts

Theatre

Wednesday, Sept. 24-Saturday, Sept. 27, 8 p.m. nightly, and Sunday, Sept. 28, 2 p.m., “The Love of the Nightingale” by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Gifford Theatre, $5 for students and senior citizens (62 and older) and $6 for other adults.

Thursday, Oct. 16-Saturday, Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 24-Saturday, Oct. 25, “The Ghostwalk at White Hall” by Jeffrey Boord-Dill, White Hall State Park, call White Hall at 859-622-9178 for more information.

Wednesday, Nov. 12-Saturday, Nov. 15, 8 p.m. nightly, and Sunday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m., “The Real Inspector Hound” by Tom Stoppard, Gifford Theatre, $5 for students and senior citizens (62 and older) and $6 for other adults.

Wednesday, March 4-Saturday, March 7, 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m., “Avenue Q,” book by Jeff Whitty, music and lyrics by Robert Lopes and Jeff Marx, a joint production between EKU Theatre and Department of Music, Gifford Theatre, $6 for students and senior citizens (62 and older) and $8 for other adults.

Wednesday, April 22-Saturday, April 25, 8 p.m., and Sunday, April 26, 2 p.m., “Third” by Wendy Wasserstein, Gifford Theatre, $5 for students and senior citizens (62 and older) and $6 for other adults.

Art

All exhibits in Giles Gallery. Call 859-622-8135 or visit www.art.eku.edu/fred-parker-giles-gallery for Gallery hours.

Aug. 18-Sept. 12, “Grand Gestures: Sublime, Paintings by Boris Zakic.” Artist’s reception Thursday, Sept. 11, 5-7 p.m.

Sept. 22-Oct. 23, “Congo Art,” from the EKU Collection of African Art (Upper Gallery). Reception Oct. 22, 5-7 p.m., with gallery talk, "The Joys and Risks of Collecting African Art,”by Ken Adelman, 6 p.m., Campbell 239.

Sept. 22-Oct. 10, “Corporeal Anxieties, Hunter Stamps and Brandon Smith” (Lower Gallery). Reception Oct. 2, 5-7 p.m.

Oct. 20-Nov. 14, “Sabbatical Exhibition, Esther E. Randall,” (Lower Gallery).

Oct. 27-Nov. 14, “My Art/My World: A Look at Contemporary African American Artists,” by Faith Ringgold; Robert Peppers, painter; Kelly Phelps, ceramics; Kyle Phelps, sculptor; Gary Noland, painter; Garry Bibbs, sculptor; Althea Murphy-Price, printmaker and sculptor; Morris Taft Thomas, sculptor and painter (Upper Gallery). Artists’ reception Oct. 30, 5-7 p.m.

Nov. 24-Dec. 11, “The Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition,” by graduating seniors. Artists’ reception to be announced.

Jan. 26-Feb. 20, Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition, “Strategizing” (Upper Gallery). Reception Thursday, Jan. 29, 5-7 p.m.

March 9-22, Bluegrass Regional High School Exhibition, hosted by EKU’s Department of Art & Design and the Kentucky Art Education and featuring high school artists. Reception April 4, 2-4 p.m.

April 12-24, Art Student Association Juried Exhibition, mixed media exhibit by students enrolled in EKU’s Department of Art & Design. Reception on April 12, 2-4 p.m.

May 3-14, Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, mixed media exhibit by graduating BFA students in EKU’s Department of Art and Design. Reception May 3, 2-4 p.m.

Dance

Nov. 12-15, EKU Dance Theatre Fall Concert, 8 p.m. nightly; Saturday, Nov. 15, 2 and 8 p.m., O’Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building, $5 for students, $10 non-students. For tickets, call 859-622-2171, two weeks prior to concert. For more information, call 859-622-1901 or visit www.dance.eku.edu.

April 15-18, EKU Dance Theatre Spring Concert, 8 p.m. nightly; Saturday, April 18, 2 and 8 p.m., O’Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building, $5 for students, $10 non-students. For tickets, call 859-622-2171, two weeks prior to concert. For more information, call 859-622-1901 or visit www.dance.eku.edu.

Published on August 11, 2014

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