Music Department

Upcoming Concerts/Recitals

September 21 - Faculty Collage Scholarship Recital, RRH, 3PM, adults $15/children $5(at the door)

Odin Rathnam, ViolinistOctober 2 -Odin Rathnam, Violinist, Master Class, RRH, 12:20PM, FREE and open to the public.

Since his critically acclaimed Lincoln Center debut in 1993, the American violinist Odin Rathnam has established himself as one of the most passionate and versatile artists of his generation. He has received unanimous praise from critics and audiences for his “captivating temperament,” “brilliant technique” and “recalling the legendary violinists of the past”. A veteran performer at many major European and American festivals including the Algarve International Music Festival in Portugal, Denmark’s Tivoli and Vendsyssel Festivals, Deia International Festival in Mallorca, Aspen and Caramoor, he has also appeared in recital on the Market Square Concerts series, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Recital Hall, where Rathnam first appeared at the age of 15. As a soloist, he has performed with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, the New Amsterdam Symphony, the Columbian National Symphony, the Camden and Hayes Orchestras in England, the York Symphony, the Hershey Symphony, the Lancaster Symphony, the Central Pennsylvania Symphony and the Harrisburg Symphony, enjoying collaborations with conductors including Stuart Malina, Richard Westerfield, Stephen Gunzenhauser, Anne Harrigan and many others.

October 6-7 - Scott Shinbara, Percussion, Recital (6th, RRH, 7pm,adults $15/Children $5); Master Class (7th, RRH, 12:20pm, FREE)
October 16 - Midday Music Student Recital, RRH, 12:20PM FREE
Music students perform a variety of short works.

October 19 - Katherine Jetter, Cello; Lisa Campi Walters, Piano Recital, RRH, 3PM (adults $15/Children $5 at the door) This is an Alexander Murray Faculty Recital. 100% of the proceeds go towards music scholaraships.
October 20 - "Geographies"  - Fall Band Concert; CCH, 7PM, adults $5/children $1
This concert will feature the Concert Band and the Jazz Ensemble

The fall band concert will feature music from different geographic areas.  It will begin with a British military band march entitled The Mad Major, by Kenneth Alford.  We will then move to Italy and play a rousing rendition of Luigi Denza’s well-known Funiculi, Funicula.  A beautiful newer work by Travis Cross, Director of Bands at UCLA, comes next, called Tribute.  This will be followed by James Barnes’s Trail of Tears, which pay homage to the brutal relocation of the Cherokees, Choctaws, Creeks, Chickasaws, and Seminole Native American Tribes.  The audience will next be taken on a trip to the bayou with Brant Karrick’s Bayou Breakdown.  David Holsinger’s (who will be here for the honor band) Prairie Dances, which depicts the northern prairies around Wichita Falls, Texas will conclude the program.

Following the Concert Band portion the Jazz Ensembles will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary jazz tunes.

October 24 - Fall Choir Concert; CCH, 7PM, adults $5/children $1

The FLC choirs will be performing a variety of pieces for this year's fall concert.  Take a journey through a day with pieces painting pictures of sunrise, afternoon, and evening with other events highlighted as part of that special day. The Chamber Choir will pay homage to the season with selections from Jaakko Mantyjarvi's Four Shakespeare Songs, including "Double Double, Toil and Trouble" …(fire burn and cauldron bubble).  The Men's Choir will bring their usual charming mix of luscious voices and crowd-pleasing entertainment, and Hawkappella will excite the audience with expressive contemporary arrangements.

October 16 - Midday Music Student Recital, RRH, 12:20PM FREE

Music students perform a variety of short works.

November 13 - Honor Choir, CCH, 5:30PM, FREE

December 2 - Jazz Ensembles, CCH, 7PM, adults $5/children $1

December 4 - Percussion Ensembles, CCH, 7PM, adults $5/children $1

December 5 - Holiday Concert featuring band, choirs, strings; CCH,  7PM, adults $5/children $1

December 10 - Small Ensembles, RRH, 7PM, FREE

RRH = Roshong Recital Hall located inside Jones Hall at Fort Lewis College

CCH = Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College

Proceeds from all Music Department Events go towards

music scholarships for our students.

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