Upcoming School of Music Events

School of Music Short Display

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September 2016
  • Wednesday, Sep. 7, the NAU School of Music Guest Artist Series presents Katie McLin, violin, Lauren Jacobson, Clarinet, and Andrew Campbell, piano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Thursday, Sep. 8, School of Music Convocation, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 11:00 a.m., Free Admission.
  • Thursday, Sep. 22, the Horizons Concert Series presents “Composition for Forests: Installation/Recital,” Shawn Skabelund, artist and Janice ChenJu Chiang, piano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Saturday, Sep. 24, the Horizons Concert Series presents “Composition for Forests: Installation/Recital,” Shawn Skabelund, artist and Janice ChenJu Chiang, piano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Sunday, Sep. 25, NAU Orchestra Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m., $ Admission.
  • NEWLY ADDED DATE: Sunday, Sep. 25, the Horizons Concert Series presents “Composition for Forests: Installation/Recital,” Shawn Skabelund, artist and Janice ChenJu Chiang, piano, Ashurst Hall, 5:00 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Monday, Sep. 26, the Horizons Concert Series presents “Composition for Forests: Installation/Recital,” Shawn Skabelund, artist and Janice ChenJu Chiang, piano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Wednesday, Sep. 28, the Horizons Concert Series presents “Composition for Forests: Installation/Recital,” Shawn Skabelund, artist and Janice ChenJu Chiang, piano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
October 2016
  • Saturday, Oct. 1, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents a Faculty Chamber Music Concert, Ashurst Hall, 4:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Oct. 2, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Rebecca Prizznick, piano, Ashurst Hall, 11:00 a.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Oct. 9, the Horizons Concert Series presents “From Russia with Love,” Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, Misha Rachlevsky, music director, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, .3:00 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 12, NAU Wind Symphony Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Thursday, Oct. 13, NAU Jazz Ensembles Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission. 
  • Saturday, Oct. 15, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents a Faculty Chamber Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Monday, Oct. 17, the NAU School of Music Guest Artist Series presents Trio Montecito, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents an Octubafest Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 18, NAU Jazz Combos, Firecreek Coffee Co,, 22 Route 66, Flagstaff, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents an Octubafest Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Thursday, Oct. 20, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents an Octubafest Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22, NAU Vocal Jazz Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Oct. 23, NAU Fall Festival of Choirs, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Sunday, Oct. 23, the NAU School of Music Guest Artist Series presents Benjamin Pierce, tuba, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Thursday, Oct. 27, the Horizons Concert Series presents “Sonic Border,” Guillermo Galindo, performance/film/lecture, Ashurst Hall, 7:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Friday, Oct. 28, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents an Octubafest Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Friday-Saturday, Oct. 28-29, International Conducting Workshop with Henry Fogel and Mark Gibson, https://nau.edu/cal/music/orchestra/international-conducting-workshop/ Contact NAU Orchestra Office for more information at 928-523-3493
  • Saturday, Oct. 29, NAU Piano in the Pines, Performing and Fine Arts Building and Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, learn more at nau.edu/music/PianointhePines/.
  • Sunday, Oct. 30, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Tuba Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 1:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Monday, Oct. 31, the Horizons Concert Series presents “Faust I,” Jeffrey Swann, piano, Ashurst Hall, 7:20 p.m., $ Admission.
November 2016
  • Thursday, Nov. 3, NAU Lyric Theater presents “For the Love of Three Operas,” Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Friday, Nov. 4, NAU Lyric Theater presents “For the Love of Three Operas,” Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Saturday, Nov. 5, NAU Lyric Theater presents “For the Love of Three Operas,” Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 2:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Saturday, Nov. 5, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Alexandra Fardelos and Ashley Anthony, Ashurst Hall, Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Nov. 6, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents Kokopelli and Elden Brass in Concert, Ashurst Hall, 3:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 9, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a graduate recital by Jerome Thiebaut, piano, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Thursday, Nov. 10, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Bassoon Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Nov. 12, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Cello Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 1:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Nov. 12, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Kayla Applegate, violin, Ashurst Hall, 4:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Nov. 13, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Trumpet Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 1:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Nov. 13, NAU Low Brass Day, Ashurst Hall, 4:00 p.m., contact Music@nau.edu for details.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 15, NAU Jazz Ensembles Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, NAU Symphonic Band Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Thursday, Nov. 17, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents a Brass Faculty Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission
  • Friday, Nov. 18, NAU Percussion Ensemble Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Saturday, Nov. 19, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Viola Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 12:00 p.m., Free Admission..
  • Saturday, Nov. 19, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Jonathan White, tenor, and Marco McKay, baritone, Ashurst Hall, 4:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Nov. 19, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Jordan Self-Price, soprano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Nov. 20, NAU Orchestra Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Sunday, Nov. 20, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Trombone Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Monday, Nov. 21, NAU Wind Symphony Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 22, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Violin Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 29, NAU Jazz Combos, Firecreek Coffee Co,, 22 Route 66, Flagstaff, 7:30 p.m., $ Admission.
December 2016
  • Saturday, Dec. 3, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Wind Chamber Recital, Ashurst Hall, 10:00 a.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a String Bass Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 10:00 a.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents an Oboe Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 1:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Brass Showcase, Ashurst Hall, 4:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Dec. 4, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a String Chamber Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 6, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Violin Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Friday, Dec. 9, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Saxophone Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
January 2017
  • Information Coming Soon
February 2017
  • Sunday, Feb. 12, NAU Orchestra Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Saturday, Feb. 18, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Ian Andrews, string bass, Ashurst Hall, 1:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Feb. 26, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents a Faculty Chamber Recital, Ashurst Hall, 3:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents Deborah Raymond, Soprano, and Ricardo Pereira, tenor, with Rita Borden, piano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents Stephen Dunn, trumpet, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
March 2017
  • Thursday, Mar. 2, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents Stephen Dunn, Trumpet, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Mar. 4, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Brittany Parker, cello, Ashurst Hall, 1:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 22, the NAU School of Music Faculty Artist Series presents Tom Sheeley, guitar, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission
  • Friday, Mar. 24, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Micah Laird, trumpet, and Martin Rickert, tenor, Ashurst Hall, 4:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Mar. 25, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Kimberly Rendahl, violin, Ashurst Hall, 1:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Mar. 25, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Elizabeth Scarnati, violin, Ashurst Hall, 4:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Mar. 25, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Courtney Evans, mezzo-soprano, and Shelby Matlock, soprano, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Mar. 26, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a graduate recital by Justine DeMarco, violin, Ashurst Hall, 12:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Mar. 26, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Trombone Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 3:00 p.m., Free Admission.
April 2017
  • Saturday, Apr. 1, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Josephyne Santos, soprano, Ashurst Hall, 1:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 1, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Christina Swanson, soprano, and Aubrey Chaston, soprano, Ashurst Hall, 4:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 1, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Hailey Atwell, soprano, and Amanda Matthews, mezzo-soprano, Ashurst Hall,7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 2, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Hannah Kimball, mezzo-soprano, and Talen Swan, bass, Ashurst Hall, 1:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 2, NAU Orchestra Concert, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m., $ Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 2, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Brin Easter, flute, Ashurst Hall, 4:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 2, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Alan Williams, baritone, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 9, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a graduate recital by Lyndsay Davies, piano, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 3:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 9, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Gabriel Hernandez, tenor, Ashurst Hall, 4:00 p.m., Free Admission
  • Sunday, Apr. 9, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a graduate recital by Nick Rose, percussion, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Wednesday, Apr. 12, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Bassoon Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Friday, Apr. 14, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Loretta Scherrer, soprano, and Marissa Barr, soprano, Ashurst Hall, 5:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 15, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Angela Riding, mezzo-soprano, and Erin Kaplan, soprano, Ashurst Hall, 1:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 15, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Avery Jones, bass, and Paul Vasquez, baritone, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 15, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Tasia Malone, percussion, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 22, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Patricia Burton, cello, Ashurst Hall, 9:00 a.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 22, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Stephanie Oh, violin, Ashurst Hall, 3:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 22, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Alexis Hernandez, soprano, and Justin Halleck, tenor, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 23, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Danae Nieto, violin and Rachel Ekstrom, violin, Ashurst Hall, 1:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 23, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Danae Nieto, violin and Zac Carson, string bass, Ashurst Hall, 4:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 23, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Kade Bissell, percussion, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 29, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Student Wind Chamber Concert, Ashurst Hall, 10:00 a.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 29, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Karina Kaiwi, cello and Emily Yates, cello, Ashurst Hall, 4:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Saturday, Apr. 29, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Tyler Neidermayer, clarinet, and Kristen Volta, clarinet, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 30, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents an Oboe Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 1:00 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, Apr. 30, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Piano Studio Recital, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
May 2017
  • Monday, May 1, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a graduate recital by Cho Hee Hwang, soprano, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Friday, May. 5, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a Saxophone Studio Recital, Ashurst Hall, 5:30 p.m., Free Admission.
  • Sunday, May. 7, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents Tobias Ivey, percussion, Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, 4:00 p.m., Free Admission
  • Sunday, May. 7, the NAU School of Music Student Artist Series presents a graduate recital by Jessica Griffin, flute, Ashurst Hall, 7:30 p.m., Free Admission.

Links to Community Music Organizations

In addition to the many great performances at the university, you might want to attend community music events and listen to our faculty, students, and alumni in action. Here are several groups whose performances you won’t want to miss: