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.

Spring Quarter 2018 Events


Friday, April 6, 7:30 p.m.
Junior Recital: Audrey Cosgrove, soprano
Nickerson Studios

Saturday, April 7, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Concert: The Danny Helseth Project: A new Approach to Euphonium Chamber Music
The Danny Helseth Project presents an evening of chamber music featuring groove-oriented music. A break from traditional chamber music styles and ensembles, this program will feature works from the recently released album The Danny Helseth Project: Thoughts from the Groove as well as new works, including a world premiere composition by SPU's Stephen Michael Newby.
Nickerson Studios

Tuesday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.
Junior Recital: Toni Lee, soprano and Chloe Smith, soprano
Nickerson Studios

Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Junior Recital: Addison Breier, violin and Joseph Iovino, guitar
Nickerson Studios

Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Concert: Chamber Music From the Baltics and Scandinavia
In light of the 100th anniversary of independence for Finland and three Baltic states, SPU faculty Dainius Vaicekonis, Brad Hawkins, and Ilkka Talvi will present a concert of piano trio works of Baltic and Scandinavian composers.
Nickerson Studios

Monday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.
Senior Recital: Tara Snevoll, violin
Nickerson Studios


Friday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.
Junior Recital: Shannon Wolfe, clarinet and Kimberly Satre, clarinet
Nickerson Studios

Friday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert
The SPU Wind Ensemble, under the baton of Danny Helseth, continues their exploration of music by women composers in their final concert of the year. Come help the Wind Ensemble usher in spring as we celebrate the culmination of a year’s study in modern compositions for band.

Tuesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.
All Choir Concert
The final all-choir concert of the year is not to be missed as Stephen Newby, Ryan Ellis, and Beth Ann Bonnecroy team up for an impressive evening of choral music. We celebrate our unity within diversity by coming together in song. 

Wednesday, May 16, 7:30 p.m.
Senior Recital: Chase Rabideau, jazz guitar
Nickerson Studios

Monday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.
Junior Recital: Cicy Li, piano and Jordan Payne, piano
Nickerson Studios

Tuesday, May 22, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Ensemble Concert
The SPU Spring Jazz ensemble concert features music from throughout the history of jazz, from swing to cool jazz to fusion. Join Dan Kramlich, the Jazz Lab, and the Jazz Ensemble as they explore some of America’s original music from the 20th century.
Nickerson Studios

Thursday, May 24, 7:30 p.m.
Symphony Orchestra Concert
The SPU Symphony Orchestra’s spring concert, under the direction of Julia Tai, features Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Flos Campi with violist Amber Archibald-Sesek and combined choirs. Exploring styles from Mozart to Brahms, this SPU Symphony Orchestra concert is an evening of music not to be missed. 

Friday, May 25, 7:30 p.m.
Junior Recital: Kyla Farris, alto and Colin Chandler, trumpet
Nickerson Studios

Tuesday, May 29, 7:30 p.m.
Percussion Ensemble Concert
The Percussion Ensemble spring concert features a variety of chamber ensembles from the percussion studio. Ranging from multiple percussion pieces to ethnic drum ensembles, you will be taken through a world of different grooves and sounds.
BACH Theatre

Wednesday, May 30. 7:30 p.m.
Senior Recital: Clarissa Aaron, Christina Jason, and Aileen Saboff, composition
Nickerson Studios


Sunday, June 3, 4:00 p.m.
Senior Recital: Ruth Rodriguez, soprano
Nickerson Studios

You can find an archive of all events here.