Each academic quarter brings a variety of student and faculty performances. We hope you'll be able to attend these events or listen to them streamed, thanks to the work of our Music Technology students.

Autumn 2018


Friday, November 2, 2018
Chamber, Concert, and Women’s Choir Concert | 7:30 p.m. | First Free Methodist Church

Ryan Ellis, director, Chamber and Concert choirs
Beth Ann Bonnecroy, director, Women’s Choir

Join directors Ryan Ellis and Beth Ann Bonnecroy for an evening of beautiful choral music. The program is sure to warm the soul on a chilly fall autumn evening.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Jerome Rose, piano  | 3:00 p.m. | Nickerson Studios

An evening of masterful piano music with one of the greatest pianists of our time.



Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Jazz/ Percussion Concert | 7:30 p.m. | First Free Methodist Church

Dan Kramlich, director, Jazz Ensemble
Dan Adams, director, Percussion Ensemble

A co-produced event with our Jazz Ensemble led by pianist Dan Kramlich and our Percussion Ensemble led by percussionist Dan Adams. This concert features highlights of modern percussion music and jazz repertoire in a multitude of styles from traditional, be-bop, and contemporary styles.

Friday, November 9, 2018
Instrumental Concert | 7:30 p.m. | First Free Methodist Church


Danny Helseth, director, Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Julia Tai, director, Symphony Orchestra

Join Julia Tai, Danny Helseth, the SPU Symphonic Orchestra, and SPU Wind Ensemble for the fall instrumental concert. This concert features both large instrumental ensembles as they explore a variety of classical works, including a sneak preview of some of the music to be featured at this year’s Sacred Sounds of Christmas.



Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Faculty Artist Series | 7:30 p.m. | Nickerson Studios

No Echo Comes Back: Celebrating the Life of Virginia Woolf


Art song recital exploring major themes from Virginia Woolf's writing through the music of selected American composers including Dominick Argento's From the Diary of Virginia Woof, and Leonard Berstein's I Hate Music! and La Bonne Cuisine.



Sunday, November 25, 2018

Sacred Sounds of Christmas | 7:00 p.m. | Benaroya Hall


This annual sellout concert, now in it's 19th year, ushers in the Christmas season at fabulous Benaroya Hall on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Sacred Sounds offers beautiful Advent and Christmas music from around the world, from a variety of eras and genres, all performed by the Music Department's nationally recognized student and faculty musicians.

You can find an archive of all events here.