Music News and Events Archive


  • Homecoming & Family Weekend: SPU Music Showcase

    Jan 18, 2019

     


    Outstanding student musicians of SPU's Music Department present a showcase of solo, chamber music, and jazz ensemble performances.  

    Saturday, February 2, 2019   |   1:00 p.m.
    Nickerson Studios, 340 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119

  • In Motion Quartet

    Jan 9, 2019

     

    Steve Treseler, tenor saxophone
    Chris Spencer, guitar
    Michael Glynn, bass
    Remy Morritt, drums

    Presenting lyrical and harmonically rich music from the ECM songbook, along with original compositions. 

    Wednesday, February 6, 2019   |   7:30 p.m.
    Nickerson Studios, 340 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119

  • In Their Own Words: Letters From Composers

    Dec 9, 2018

    Chérie Hughes, soprano 
    Roberto Limón, guitar

    Dominick Argento's masterful song setting of "Letters from Composers" contrasted with works by the composers themselves. Additional works by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Henri Salvador, Manuel de Fall, and Francisco Nunez. 

    Sunday, January 13, 2019  |  4:00 p.m. 
    Nickerson Studios, 340 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119


  • Percussion Ensemble Concert

    Dec 6, 2018

    Dan Adams, director

    The Percussion Ensemble winter concert, under the direction of Dan Adams, features a variety of chamber ensembles from the percussion studio. Ranging from multiple percussion pieces to ethnic drum ensembles, you will travel through a world of different grooves and sounds.  

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019  |  7:30 p.m.  
    First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

  • Chamber, Concert, and Women's Choirs Concert

    Dec 6, 2018

     

    Ryan Ellis, director, Chamber and Concert choirs 
    Beth Ann Bonnecroy, director, Women's choir 

    The winter concert for choirs will feature selections of old and new from the vast choral repertory. Join Ryan Ellis, Beth Ann Bonnecroy, and the SPU vocal ensembles as they delight the ears, hearts, and minds with music that enriches our lives and strengthens community. 

    Friday, March 1, 2019  |  7:30 p.m. 
    First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

  • Symphony Orchestra Concert

    Dec 6, 2018

     

    The SPU Symphony Orchestra's winter concert explores a variety of western classical music. Featuring styles from the calculated brilliance of Mozart to the vibrant warmth of Brahms, an evening of delightful music awaits.

    Friday, February 28, 2019  |  7:30 p.m.  
    First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

  • Jazz Ensemble Concert

    Dec 6, 2018

     

    Dan Kramlich, director

    The SPU Winter 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.  

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019  |  7:30 p.m.  
    Nickerson Studios, 340 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119

  • Gospel Choir Concert

    Dec 6, 2018

    Stephen Michael Newby, director
      
    An evening of prayers, black spirituals, and ecumenical readings celebrating tradition for Black History Month. Liturgist and Artistic Director Stephen Newby leads the Gospel Choir and Worship Arts Ensemble in this divine evening worship that embraces both Scripture and music. 

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019  |  9:00 p.m. 
    First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert

    Dec 6, 2018

    Danny Helseth, director 

    Join Danny Helseth and the SPU Wind Ensemble as they explore music by composers of color. While the medium of wind band is traditionally a Western European art form, this season, the SPU Wind Ensemble explores wind band music from other cultural perspectives. Mixed with traditional standard works, this concert will be memorable. 

    Friday, February 22, 2019  |  7:30 p.m.  
    First Free Methodist Church, 3200 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

  • Chamber Music Concert

    Dec 6, 2018

     

    The SPU chamber recital concert showcases SPU's small ensembles together in one place. Featured groups range from chamber brass to flute ensembles, from a saxophone ensemble to a string quartet.  

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019  |  7:30 p.m. 
    Nickerson Studios, 340 W Nickerson St, Seattle, WA 98119

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