•  ()
  •  ()
  • Print this Story
  • Email this Story

June 2009 Music Calendar

text size AAA
May 5, 2009 | by Judy Moore
EVANSTON, Ill. --- The Northwestern University Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music’s Spring 2009 season concludes in June with performances by the Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra (June 4), the Symphonic Band (June 5) and the Contemporary Music Ensemble (June 6).

Events listed below are open to the public and will be held on Northwestern’s Evanston campus at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, as noted.

For more information, call the Pick-Staiger Concert Office at (847) 491-5441 or visit the Pick-Staiger Web site at http://www.pickstaiger.org/. To order tickets by phone, call the Pick-Staiger Ticket Office at (847) 467-4000.

JUNE MUSIC EVENTS


Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra, “Music of Their Youth,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
Bienen School of Music faculty member Robert G. Hasty will conduct the Chamber Orchestra in a performance featuring saxophonist and Bienen School of Music Professor Frederick L. Hemke and violist Kristin Figard. The program will include Samuel Foster Hall’s Concerto for Saxophone and Viola and Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 1 in F Minor. Tickets are $7 for the general public; $5 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff; and $4 for full-time students with IDs.

Symphonic Band, “Heroes, Lost and Fallen,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
Bienen School of Music faculty member Ryan T. Nelson will conduct the Symphonic Band in a program featuring David Gillingham’s “Heroes, Lost and Fallen” and David Del Tredici’s “In Wartime.” Tickets are $7 for the general public; $5 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff; and $4 for full-time students with IDs.

Contemporary Music Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. Bienen School of Music faculty member Ryan T. Nelson will conduct the Contemporary Music Ensemble in a program featuring new music by graduate and undergraduate students in Northwestern’s composition program. Tickets are $7 for the general public; $5 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff; and $4 for full-time students with IDs.
Topics: Campus Life