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Music News Archive

  • Winter Concert Series

    Jan 5, 2015

    Don’t miss SPU Music Department’s 2015 Winter Concerts. All performances are free and wheelchair accessible.

  • Tonight's Concert Canceled

    Jun 6, 2014

    Due to yesterday's tragic events on our campus, tonight's concert at First Free Methodist Church has been canceled. We will post updated information if the concert is rescheduled.

  • Spring 2014 Free Concert Series

    Apr 11, 2014

    Join us for the SPU Music Department’s series of free concerts this spring, featuring our superb choral and instrumental concerts, as well as soloists. 

  • Alumna Returns to Campus

    Mar 31, 2014

    Alumna Doris Brougham ’53, one the leading English language teachers in Asia and co-founder of an international gospel radio and television network, returns to campus on Thursday, April 3, 11:10 a.m.–12 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church for a special event with the Heavenly Melody Choir. There will be a community reception following the event in the Fine Center at the church.

  • In Memoriam: Neil Lieurance

    Mar 12, 2014

    Former Adjunct Professor of Music Neil Lieurance died March 9. Lieurance taught at SPU from 2005 to 2012, directing the Women’s Choir, teaching sight-singing and ear-training, and supervising music education student-teachers.

  • "Futures in Music" With Conductor Gerard Schwarz

    Feb 28, 2014

    The "Futures in Music" lecture series welcomes Seattle Symphony Conductor Laureate Gerard Schwarz on Monday, March 3, 6-7 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church, adjacent to campus. He will talk about leadership in music, and offer insights from his nearly 50 years as a respected classical musician and conductor. This event is free and wheelchair accessible.

    "Futures in Music" explores vocation with some of Seattle’s most renowned artists. This lecture series is made possible by the Seattle Pacific University Spiritual and Educational Resources for Vocational Exploration (SERVE) program.

  • Buon Divertimento Concert February 1

    Dec 18, 2013

    As part of SPU’s Homecoming Weekend 2014, enjoy a delightful afternoon of instrumental music featuring SPU’s String Quartet, Brass Choir, and Symphony Orchestra. The concert features SPU alumnus and violinist Jason Moody performing Ravel’s “Tzigane” on Saturday, February 1, at 2 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church. The performance is free and wheelchair accessible.

  • Myrna Capp's Book Re-Published

    Oct 2, 2013

    Adjunct music faculty member Myrna Capp's book Namibian Soundscapes: Music of the People and the Land has been re-published by Trafford Publishing (2013).

  • Brass Faculty Concert October 21

    Oct 2, 2013

    Enjoy an evening of solo and chamber brass music by Seattle Pacific's world-class brass faculty on Monday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church.

  • Passing of George Fiore

    Aug 30, 2013

    George Halverson Fiore, a conductor, pianist, organist, vocal coach, and lecturer who both performed and taught at SPU, died August 27.