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Friday, October 31, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artist – Milen Parashkevov, Guitarist

 

Milen Parashkevov is an active guitarist performer, composer and editor originally from Shumen, Bulgaria. He is currently a guitar instructor at Campbell University, North Carolina. His recital will feature works by Johann K. Mertz, Francisco Tarrega, Nikita Koshkin, Carlo Domeniconi and one his own pieces.

2014-15 Performance Season

September

Postponed: Thursday, September 25, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, The Modern American Songbook: RU Faculty Jazz Quintet

Canceled: Tuesday, September 30, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Around the World in 60 minutes: Classical Guitarist, Robert Trent and Friends - Faculty and Guest Artists Chamber Recital

October

Wednesday, October 1, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, A Celebration of Band Heritage: University Wind Symphony – Wayne Gallops, Conductor

Thursday, October 2, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU Concert Jazz Ensemble & Jazztet Concert – Dr. Christopher White, Director

Monday, October 6, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Faculty Recital, Kwan Yi - Piano

Tuesday, October 7, 7:30p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artists Recital - Mary and Rodney Stucky, Voice-Guitar Duo

Thursday, October 9, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Fall Honors Recital

Tuesday, October 14, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artist – Classic Strings Duo and Friends

Friday, October 17, 7:30p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Fall Choral Concert

Friday, October 31, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artist – Milen Parashkevov, Guitarist

November

Canceled: Monday, November 3, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artist – David Rogers - Archlute and 19th Century Guitar

Canceled: Thursday, November 6, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Opera Work Shop

Wednesday, November 12, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Percussion Ensemble in Concert

Saturday, November 15, 6 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, MU Phi Epsilon Recital (please note this time has been changed from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

Tuesday, November 18, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guitar Ensemble in Concert

Wednesday, November 19, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, University Symphonic Band – Wayne Gallops, Conductor – Annual Student Conductor Concert  – Featuring Graduate and Undergraduate Conductors

December

Monday, December 1, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU Jazz Combos and Jazztet

Tuesday, December 2, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU Jazz Band & COncert Jazz Ensemble – Dr. Christopher White, Director

Wednesday, December 3, 6 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, University Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds – Wayne Gallops, Conductor – Featuring Works for Wind Band and Chamber Wind Ensembles

Thursday, December 4, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artists Recital – Amadinda Percussion Ensemble

Friday, December 5, 6 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall, Madrigal Dinner. Tickets are $33 for general public and $28 with student RU ID. For ticket information, please visit www.radford.edu/arts-tickets. Please note that the prices have changed since the printing of the CVPA event brochure.

Saturday, December 6, 6 p.m., Muse Banquet Hall, Madrigal Dinner. Tickets are $33 for general public and $28 with student RU ID. For ticket information, please visit www.radford.edu/arts-tickets. Please note that the prices have changed since the printing of the CVPA event brochure.

January

Tuesday, January 27, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Youngmi Kim, Soprano – Faculty Recital

February

Thursday, February 5, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, The Jazz Doctors – Faculty Concert, Gallops, Sanderl and White

Thursday, February 12, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, A LeGRAND Affair – Jazz Pianist Dr. Wayne Gallops and Friends in Concert
Featuring the jazz standards of Michel Legrand - just in time for Valentines Day!

Tuesday, February 17, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Faculty Recital – Robert Trent, Solo Classical Guitar

Monday, February 23, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Mid-Winter Madrigals

Thursday, February 26, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Spring Honors Recital

March

Wednesday, March 4, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU Jazz Band and Jazz Combos – Dr. Christopher White and Clarles Rakes, Directors

Thursday, March 5, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU Concert Jazz Ensemble & Jazztet Concert – Dr. White, Director

Monday, March 23, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Voice Faculty Recital  

Tuesday, March 24, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Faculty Recital – Rob Sanderl, Percussion

Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Essays and Poems: Faculty Recital – Christopher White, Composer and Woodwinds

Friday, March 27, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, 8th Annual Tri-State Chamber Winds Festival – University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble in Concert – Wayne Gallops, Conductor
Featuring the 2015 RU Wind Concerto Winner and Works for Wind Band.

Saturday, March 28, 2 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, 8th Annual Tri-State Chamber Winds Festival Tri-State Participants in Concert

Monday, March 30, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artist –Dr. Christopher Thompson, Violin

April

Thursday, April 2, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guest Artist Recital – Claire Iselin, Harpist

Wednesday, April 8, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Scenes from the Opera Work Shop

Thursday, April 9, Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Phi Mu Alpha Concert

Friday & Saturday, April 10-11, Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU International Guitar Festival

Tuesday, April 14, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Percussion in Concert

Tuesday, April 21, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU Concert Jazz Ensemble & Jazztet Concert with Special Guest Art TBA

Wednesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, University Symphonic Band and Guests in Concert – Wayne Gallops, Conductor
Brandon Alford & Janet Longerbeam, Graduate Conductors

Friday, April 24, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Guitar Ensemble in Concert

Monday, April 27, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, Spring Oratorio Performance

Wednesday, April 29, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, University Wind Ensemble, Chamber Winds and Guest Artist in Concert – Wayne Gallops, Conductor – Featuring Works for Wind Band and Chamber Wind Ensembles

Thursday, April 30, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, RU Jazz Band and Jazz Combos – Dr. White and Charles Rakes, Directors

May

Thursday, May 1, 7:30 p.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center, IBLA Concert

Other Events

Saturday, October 4 – Highlander Festival

Monday, October 6, 4 p.m., Covington 138 – Voice Master Class presented by Mary Stucky

Tuesday, October 7, 11 a.m., Performance Hall in the Covington Center – Voice/guitar Master Class by Mary and Rodney Stucky

October 10-12 – RU Family Weekend

Friday, November 7, 7:30 p.m. – Clarinet Day Performance

Saturday, November 8 – Clarinet Day / Master Class / Workshop

November 14-16 – The Nutcracker

November 19–22 – Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Indianapolis

November 20-22 – VMEA Conference, Homestead

November 22-30 – Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 5 – Last Day of Classes

Saturday, December 6 – December Auditions

December 8-11 – Applied Juries

Tuesday, December 9 – Guitar/String Juries  

Tuesday, December 9 – Brass Juries

Wednesday, December 10 – Woodwind Juries

Friday, December 12 – Last Day of Exams

Saturday, December 13 – Winter Commencement,

Tuesday, January 20 – Spring Classes Begin

Saturday, January 31 – January Auditions

Saturday, February 7 – The 32nd Rebecca Orr Festival - Highlands Chapter of the VMTA

Saturday, February 28 – February  Auditions

Friday, March 6 ­– VMEA Calendar Band MPAs

March 7-15 – Spring Break

Thursday, March 19 – District Vi Choral Assessment Festival

Friday, March 20 – VMEA calendar Choral MPAs

Saturday, March 21 ­– March Auditions

April 16-18 – Music Therapy Symposium

April 19 – VMTA Student Musicale

Friday, May 1 – Last Day of Classes

May 4-15 – Applied Jury Exams

Tuesday, May 5 – Guitar/String Juries

Tuesday, May 5 – Brass Juries

Wednesday, May 6 – Woodwind Juries

Friday, May 8 – Last Day of Exams

Saturday, May 9 – Spring Commencement

 

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