Tony Thornton & Stephen Paparo, conductors With guest conductors: Iris Levine, ACDA National Chair for Women's Choir and Eugene Rogers, Assistant Director of Choirs, University of Michigan
Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public Box Office 413-545-2511 or click here to purchase tickets.
Guest Artist Recital & Masterclass: Martin & Kelly Hackleman Recital: Monday, October 27th, 5:30pm in Bezanson Recital Hall Masterclass: Monday, October 27th, 6:30pm in Room 154 of the Fine Arts Center
Martin Hackleman, hornist, has had a long and distinguished career in music. He recently joined the faculty of the university of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance as Artist in Residence and Associate Teaching Professor of Horn. Previously he was on the faculties of the University of Maryland, Boston University, and the University of British Columbia, and has given master classes at Juilliard, the Manhattan School, Curtis Institute, and UCLA, among others. He has performed with the Canadian Brass, Empire Brass Quintet, Summit Brass, Washington Symphonic Brass as well as the Vancouver and Montreal Symphonies, National Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra. He has also recorded many CD’s and published etude books for the horn. His most recent recording is a duo collaboration with his wife, Kelly, entitled Solitary Hotel.
Kelly Ker-Hackleman, piano, earned the degrees of: BM, MM, and DMA - all in piano performance -from the Cincinnati Conservatory, the New England Conservatory, with “Distinction in Performance,” and the University of Memphis. She served on the faculty of George Mason University School of Music for ten years. Kelly has won or placed in numerous solo piano competitions, notably the National Masters Piano Competition and second prize in the International Beethoven Sonata Competition. As an orchestral pianist, she has played keyboard for the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Symphony and the Kansas City Symphony. She is pianist for the Washington Symphonic Brass, and has recorded three CDs with them.
Recital repertoire includes works by Barber, Rheinberger, Ravel, and Wilder.
This event is free & open to the public
Pizza and Beyond Monday, October 27th, 4:30-6:30pm in FAC 36
A retreat/food event for music majors and minors (undergrad and grad students welcome) with Dr. Jeff Cox, Chair of the Department of Music and Dance.
*A time to provide your feedback to the department's planning process
*Help us create the department's future goals and values
An announcement of a new "Creative Idea" competition (First prize: $500, second prize: $300, third prize: $200)