Just about every kind of music imaginable will be performed during Winter Term by students, faculty or guest artists of the University of Oregon’s School of Music and Dance

(Compiled by Randi Bjornstad)

Coming soon at the University of Oregon’s School of Music and Dance — here’s the lineup for Winter Term 2017

The School of Music and Dance and its lecture and performance halls are located in the Frohnmayer Music Building at 961 E. 18th Ave. on the UO campus. The Dance Department’s Dougherty Theatre is on the third floor of the Gerlinger Annex, adjacent to Gerlinger Hall near the intersection of University Street and 15th Avenue.

For information, call 541-346-5678 or go online to music.uoregon.edu.

Jan. 17
Flute Studio Recital
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
The musicians will perform a variety of flute ensemble and solo compositions, including the world premiere of Rebecca Larkin’s flute ensemble, “Waves.”
The concert is free.

Jan. 20
Eugene Ballet Company open rehearsal
10 a.m. to noon, Room 353/354, Gerlinger Annex  
Admission is free.

Jan. 21
Piano concert
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Albert Tiu, professor of piano at Singapore’s Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, will give a solo piano recital. The program includes Peter Tchaikovsky’s Grand Sonata in G Major, Opus 37 and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Opus 28.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Jan. 24
Oregon Composers Forum
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
The event is free.

Jan. 27
Oregon Jazz Festival
7:30 p.m., Ragozzino Performance Hall, Lane Community College, 4000 E. 30th Ave.
Guest artist will be saxophonist Ben Wendel.
Tiickets are $20 general admission, $10 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the LCC box office, 541-463-5161.

Jan. 28
Oregon Jazz Ensemble and LCC Big Band
5:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Oregon Jazz Festival After-Hours
8 p.m., The Jazz Station, 124 W. Broadway in downtown Eugene
Tickets are $10 at the door.

Jan. 29
Chamber Music @ Beall
3 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
“Phantasm” is an award-winning quartet of viols that explores Elizabethan-era composers such as Thomas Tallis and William Byrd and later works by J.S. Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The group comes from Ameridan, Scottish and Finnish origins and features Oregon Bach Festival principal cellist Jonathan Manson.
Tickets are $20 to $45, $10 for students, available at the door or in advance from the Hult Center for the Performing Arts box office, 541-682-5000.

Feb. 3
World Music Series: Dréos
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Dréos is an ensemble of performing composers who invent and arrange new and old music using a traditional vocabulary. The word “Dréos” s Scottish-Gaelic and translates into English as “blaze.”
The group includes Eliot Grasso on uilleann pipes, Brandon Vance on fiddle and Glen Waddell on guitar and bouzouki.
Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

2-3-16_cosi-fan-tutteFeb. 3 and 5
The Opera! With Orchestra!
7:30 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 3 p.m. on Feb. 5
Ragozzino Performance Hall, Lane Community College, 4000 E. 30th Ave., Eugene
The University of Oregon’s award-winning Opera Ensemble, directed by Karen Esquivel, performs “Cosi fan Tutte,” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s comic opera about men’s deviousness and women’s fickleness.
Tickets are $12 general admission, $7 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Brian McWhorter and Toby Koenigsberg
Toby Koenigsberg, left, and Brian McWhorter

Feb. 4
The Grammy Show
8 p.m., Aasen-Hull Hall
In advance of the Grammy Awards, the UO’s new music ensemble in residence will perform selections from the 2017 nominated songs in a wide variety of categories and with a wide variety of interpretations.
Brian McWhorter is master of ceremonies, and Toby Koenigsberg is music director.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 10
UO Jazz Party with Chris Brown
7:30 p.m., The Jazz Station, 124 W. Broadway, downtown Eugene
Tickets are $10 at the door.

Todd Rosenberg Photography
Gene Pokorny (Todd Rosenberg Photography)

Feb. 13
Gene Pokorny in concert
8 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
The tuba virtuoso who has been the longtime tuba player for the Chicago Symphony as well as the Israel Philharmonic, will perform.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 15
Ova Novi Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Aasen-Hull Hall
The group highlights work by female contemporary composers.
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 16
Tuba Virtuosity
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tuba virtuoso Gene Pokorny will perform again following his Feb. 13 concert, this time with the Oregon Wind Ensemble, Oregon Symphonic Band and University Symphony.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

UO Faculty Dance Concert
8 p.m., Robinson Theatre, UO campus
Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 17
Music of Gabriel Fauré
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
A concert titled “The Good Song: Gabriel Fauré in the 1890s” features baritone Harry Baechtel, pianist Michael Seregow and the Sylvestries Quartet.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 18
Chamber Music @ Beall
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall

Dover String Quartet
Dover String Quartet

The Dover String Quartet, with its musical refinement and adventurous programming, has been called “the young string quartet of the moment” by The New Yorker magazine.

They are joined by Grammy Award-winning mandolin player Avi Avital, with works from J.S. Bach to David Bruce.
Tickets are $20 to $45, $10 for students, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 20
In Beall with Brahms
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall

UO faculty pianist Alexandre Dossin continues the series with No. 7, featuring the complete chamber works with piano by Johannes Brahms, a first for the UO. This is the third and final year of the cycle.

Alexandre Dossin
Alexandre Dossin

This concert features cellist Steve Peloge, violist Leslie Straka, vocalist Karen Esquivel and returning guest artist, clarinetist Michael Anderson.

Featured pieces are the Cello Sonata in F Major, Opus 99; Clarinet Sonata in F Minor, Opus 120; and 2 Songs for Alto, Viola and Piano, Opus 91.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 21
Oregon Composers Forum
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
The concert is free.

Feb. 24
Jazz Winter Concert
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $ general admission, $ for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Feb. 26
Low Brass Day
6 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
The concert is free.

Feb. 28
Poetry in Song
7 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 1
Campus Band
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Admission is free.

March 2
Tai Hei Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
This new group was formed with the goal of exploring international dialogues between Western and non-Western musical traditions. It presents works and improvisations by UO composers as well as composers from around the world.
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 3
Chamber Choir and University Singers
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 4
Saxophone Studio Recital
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
The concert is free.

March 5
Community Music Institute Recitals
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Students of the UO’s Community Music Institute, who are ages 4 years through high school, will present solo recitals, with a new program beginning on each hour.
Admission is free.

Eliot Grasso
Eliot Grasso

Eliot Grasso
5 p.m., Aasen-Hull Hall
Internationally acclaimed Eliot Grasso teaches, performs and records Irish traditional music on the uilleann pipes He researches and teaches in the fields of musicology and ethnomusicology at the UO and performs throughout North America and Europe.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 7
Chamber Music on Campus
7:30 p.m., Thelma Schnitzer Hall (Room 163)
The concert is free.

Percussion Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Aasen-Hull Hall (Room 190)
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 9
University Orchestra
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
The concert features Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 3.
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 10
UO Jazz Party
7:30 p.m., The Jazz Station, 124 W. Broadway, downtown Eugene
Chris Brown headlines the session.
Tickets are $10 general admission, $7 for Jazz Station members, available at the door.

Sondheim Showcase
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 11
Future Music Oregon
7:30 p.m., Thelma Schnitzer Hall (Room 163)
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 12
Chamber Music @ Beall
3 p.m., Beall Concert Hall

Trio Solisti
Trio Solisti

The Washington Post praised Trio Solisti for its “unrelenting passion and zealous abandon,” with a passionate performance style characterized by virtuosity and musical insight.

The program varies from Ludwig van Beethoven and Johannes Brahms to Ernest Chasson.

Tickets are $20 to $45, $10 for students, available at the door or in advance from the Hult Center for the Performing Arts box office, 541-682-5000.

March 13
Symphonic Band
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 14
Oregon Wind Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 15
Dance Quarterly
7 p.m., Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO
Admission is free.

Campus Orchestra
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 16
Collegium Musicum
5 p.m., Collier House, 1170 E. 13th Ave., UO
The concert is free.

Open Dance Showing
5:30 p.m., Gerlinger Annex, UO
The performance is free.

March 17
Community Music Institute
5 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Students of the UO’s Community Music Institute, age 10 to 18 years, will perform chamber music selections.
The concert is free.

JazzArts Oregon and Honors Combos
7 p.m., Aasen-Hull Hall
This will be a concert recording session.
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Winter Dance Loft
7:30 p.m., Dougherty Dance Theatre, UO
Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 18
Suzuki Strings Program
11 a.m., Beall Concert Hall
Students of the UO’s Community Music Institute, age 4-10 years, will perform on violin, viola and cello.
Admission is free.

Women’s Choir and Repertoire Singers
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

March 19
Gospel Choirs
5 p.m., Beall Concert Hall
Tickets are $8 general admission, $6 for students and senior citizens, available at the door or in advance from the UO ticket office, 541-346-4363.

Randi Bjornstad

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