Faculty Artist Series Celebrating Chopin Monday the 15th at 7:30
Pianist Richard Ratliff celebrates the bicentennial of the birth of Frederic Chopin. This concert will feature classics by Chopin as well as modern pieces inspired by the composer. Pieces by UIndy’s John Berners and a piece written for the show by Richard Pressly will also be performed.
Guest Music Lecturer Richard Pressley Wednesday the 17th at4:00
Composer and scholar Richard Pressley will be discussing the music of the great Frederic Chopin for the bicentennial of the composer’s birth. He will also be drawing parallels to modern pop and folk music. The former UIndy student will be returning to share his imaginative presentation with all of the campus.
Jazz Artist Series Mike Davis Wednesday the 17th at 7:30
Trombonist Mike Davis has performed with the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Nelly, Harry Connick Jr., and Bon Jovi. He has recorded five solo CDs and currently runs Hip-Bone Music, which is dedicated to popularizing brass instruments. His concert is sure to please all fans of jazz music.
Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensemble feature composer Ching-chu Hu Thursday the 18th at 7:30
The University of Indianapolis Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensembles will be performing works by composer Ching-chu Hu. Hu’s influences range from rave music to American Avant-garde to Chinese folk songs. The instrumental ensembles will be performing a great range of his works throughout the night.
Guest composer Ching-chu Hu residency Friday the 19th at 7:30
Ching-chu Hu’s eclectic influences will be on display again tonight as his chamber compositions will be performed. These enchanting works are sure to entertain and amuse all audiences. Fans of new music should definitely be sure to attend this show.
Piano Ensemble Festival Concert Sunday the 21st at 6:00
Co-sponsored by the Indianapolis Piano teachers Association and the UIndy Community Music Center, The UIndy Piano Ensemble Festival Concert features performances by pre-collegiate pianists from around the Indianapolis area. Pieces will be performed as duets, trios, solos and quartets. This evening will showcase the best young pianists in the area.