Join the School of Music at NAU for these performances:
“Awakening the Fire”
May 19, Kitt Recital Hall, 5:30 p.m.
Carlos Nakai & Will Clipman
GRAMMY-nominees R. Carlos Nakai and Will Clipman delve into a primal sonic odyssey, where the ancient call of the Native American cedar flute and vibration of African, Native American, and Asian rhythms intersect.
“Celebrating Miles Davis”
May 26. Kitt Recital Hall. 4:00 p.m.
Fred Forney Quintet
This special birthday celebration for Miles Davis—who was born 93 years ago on May 26, 1926—includes music from the albums Kind of Blue, Porgy and Bess, ESP, Round Midnight, Cookin’, and compositions by Miles’s sidemen during the 1950s and early-60s.
“The Prince of Instruments”
June 9. Kitt Recital Hall. 4:00 p.m.
Ronn McFarlane, lute
GRAMMY-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlane performs a combination of Renaissance and Baroque music, Scottish and Irish tunes from the 17th and 18th centuries, and his own Celtic- and Americana-inspired lute music.
“In Pursuit of Love”
July 7. Kitt Recital Hall. 4:00 p.m.
Canadian ensemble Gryphon Trio—winners of a 2019 Juno Award—pairs monuments of the piano trio repertoire by Beethoven and Ravel with a recently commissioned work by Sri Lanka-born composer Dinuk Wijeratne.
“The Three B’s”
July 14. Kitt Recital Hall. 4:00 p.m.
Phoenix Symphony Chamber Players
A trio of trios for winds, strings, and piano by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.
Individual tickets for the Horizons Concert Series are $22.50 for adults and $15.00 for seniors and NAU faculty and staff. Admission is free for children (17 yrs. & under) and NAU students with an ID. Tickets will be available at CTO starting May 6th.
Free parking for Horizons Concert Series events in Ashurst Hall (Lots P3, P4, Knoles, and P8) and for Ardrey Memorial Auditorium (Lot P13) has been provided by the College of Arts and Letters.