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Faculty Recital: Rebecca Hartka

October 08, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center

One of Keene State College’s newest Music Department Faculty, Dr. Rebecca Hartka, will perform as part of Duo Déjà Vu alongside pianist Barbara Lysakowski. Recognized for their "impressive lyrical talents" (Boston Musical Intelligencer), the pair will perform pieces historically heard in the salons of Paris. From the stunning lyricism of Chopin, to the timeless melodies of Debussy, the concert will highlight the accomplished composers and artists who contributed to making Paris an international hub. Please join us for Dr. Hartka’s Keene State debut!

Cantate! Festival

October 20, 2017 · 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The 8th annual Cantate! High Scool Choral Festival will be held Friday October, 20th in the Alumni Recital Hall at Keene State College. Join us for a day of performaces by visiting high school choirs from New Hampshire and Massachusetts, as well as KSC’s Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and the Keene Vocal Consort. Following each high school choir performance a member of the Keene State music faculty will deliver a developmental clinic on stage. Dr. Daniel Carberg, Dr. Sandra Howard, and Dr. Matthew Leese will be the featured Cantate! Clinicians. The festival will culminate in an all-sing of Rene Clausen’s "Sure on this Shining Night". This event is free and open to the public. Doors will be open throughout the festival for visitors to listen throughout the day.

Student Recital: Amy Lesieur, Soprano & Emma Nelson, Mezzo-Soprano

October 21, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Student Recital: Amy Buonpane, Flute & Matthew McGinnis, Tenor

October 22, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Assessing Individual Students in the Ensemble Setting

October 23, 2017 · 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Room 120, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way, , 03451

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on assessment strategies for students who participate in performance ensembles. Rob Westerberg is a distinguished KSC Alumni, who teaches at York High School in Maine. He is a leader in arts assessment in New England. This session is sponsored by the Music Department. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

Artistic Expression with the Middle School Band

October 24, 2017 · 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Room 101, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way, , 03451

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on eliciting expressive playing with middle school musicians. Elisa Saunders, a teacher at Pelham Memorial Middle School in Pelham, NH will be the guest lecture on this topic. This session is sponsored by the Music Department. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

Concert Band

November 02, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center

Professor Jim Chesebrough conducts the KSC Concert Band. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Freshman and Sophomore Voice Major Recital

November 04, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Student Recital: Micayla Mahoney, French Horn

November 04, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Faculty Recital: Woodwind Faculty

November 05, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Guitar Orchestra & Latin American Ensemble

November 08, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center

José Lezcano directs the Guitar Orchestra and Latin American Ensemble. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Student Recital: Alex Poor

November 11, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Faculty Recital

November 12, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center

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Student Recital: Emily Vaccaro, Trumpet

November 18, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Junior and Senior Voice Major Recital

November 19, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Opera Workshop

November 20, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Reflections from a New Teacher: Making a Big Impact

November 21, 2017 · 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Room 101, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way, , 03451

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on advice and insights for new music educators and developing a school music program. Krystal Morin teaches at ConVal High School and is the NHACDA President. This session is co-sponsored by the Music Department and the student ACDA chapter. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

KSC Orchestra

November 29, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center

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Using Conducting Mechanics to Reduce Verbal Instruction

November 30, 2017 · 9:00 a.m. - 7:50 p.m.
Room 101, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way, , 03451

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on effective ensemble conducting gesture. Andy Miscavage teaches at Champlain Valley Union High School. This session is sponsored by the Music Department. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

Teaching Basic Music Theory and Aural Skills in Band

November 30, 2017 · 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Room 101, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way, , 03451

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on integrating music theory literacy and training aural skills in the band rehearsal setting. Andy Miscavage teaches at Champlain Valley Union High School. This session is sponsored by the Music Department. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

Jazz Combos

December 01, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Concert Choir & Chamber Singers

December 02, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Tuba Christmas

December 03, 2017 · 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Young Student Center - Mabel Brown Room, 83 Blake St, , , USA

Registration begins at 10:30 am with Rehearsal from 11-12:05 The Concert with free admission will be from 1:00-2:00 pm. Please join us for an exciting performance.

Keene Vocal Consort: Festival of Lessons and Carols in collaboration with St Bernard Church

December 03, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saint Bernard Church, 185 Main St, , , USA

Free Admission! Donations encouraged. Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Jazz Ensemble

December 06, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Percussion Ensemble

December 07, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Student Composers

December 08, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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String Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble

December 09, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Contemporary Ensemble & Woodwind Quintet

December 09, 2017 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Saxophone & Brass Ensembles

December 10, 2017 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Faculty Recital Series: Chris Swist, vibraphone

January 28, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall

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Music Educator Guest Lecture Series: Chamber Ensembles in Middle School Band

January 31, 2018 · 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Alumni Recital Hall: Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on developing playing and ensemble skills in the middle school band program. Sue Hahs teaches band and general music at Keene Middle School. This session is co-sponsored by the Music Department and the student NAfME chapter. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

Faculty Recital Series: Scott Mullett and friends

February 02, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date. You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168.

Concert Band

February 22, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date. You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168.

Faculty Recital

February 25, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Music Educator Guest Lecture Series: Transcending Grade Level: The Sequential Approach of a Kodaly Inspired Teacher

February 28, 2018 · 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Room 120 - Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on the sequential integration of the Kodaly method in to elementary general music classes. AJ Coppola teaches general music and chorus at Campton Elementary School and coordinates the NHMEA Elementary Honors Choir Festival. This session is co-sponsored by the Music Department and the student NAfME chapter. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

Student Recital Series: Joe Conti, Trumpet

March 03, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information as we approach the event date.

Student Recital Series: Derrick Hegeman, Composition

March 03, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Faculty Composers Recital

March 07, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Music Educator Guest Lecture Series: Therapeutic Music Techniques for the Music Educator

March 19, 2018 · 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Room 120, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way

This lecture is part of the 2017-2018 KSC Music Education Guest Lecture Series, which will focus on ways to integrate music therapy in to the classroom to support students with diverse needs and abilities. Charlay Yates is a Board certified music therapist (MA, MT-BC) based in Massachusetts. This session is sponsored by the Music Department. The lecture is free and open to the public. Continuing education hours are available for in-service teachers.

Student Recital: Eric Dill, Percussion

March 24, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information as we approach the event date.

Student Recital: Callie Carmosino, Bassoon

March 25, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

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Faculty Recital Series: Christina Wright-Ivanova, piano

March 28, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date. You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168.

Orchestra

April 04, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date. You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168.

Concert Band

April 05, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date. You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168.

Student Recital Series: Andrew Brace, Composition

April 07, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information as we approach the event.

Student Recital Series: Angel Monroe, Flute/Piccolo

April 07, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Alumni Recital Hall Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information as we approach the event date.

Percussion Ensemble

April 08, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date. You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168.

Guitar Orchestra & Latin American Ensemble

April 11, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date. You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168.

Concert Choir

April 14, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Faculty Recital Series - You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168. Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Chamber Singers

April 15, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Faculty Recital Series - You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168. Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Opera: Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

April 20, 2018 · 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center

Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Opera: Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

April 20, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

This is a Music Department production of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen, with created scenes from Shakespeare’s Midsummer Nights Dream. With Opera Workshop members playing lead roles and members of Vocal Consort as the chorus. The ‘Seven Times Salt’ group, a Boston-based early music ensemble specializing in repertoire of the 16th and 17th centuries, will be the ‘pit band’, along with new faculty member Christina Wright-Ivanova on harpsichord.

Please contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168. Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Clarinet Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Contemporary Ensemble

April 21, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Faculty Recital Series - You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168. Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Saxophone & Brass Ensemble

April 22, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - red

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String Ensemble and Woodwind Quintet

April 22, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Faculty Recital Series - You can contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168. Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Jazz Ensemble

April 25, 2018 · 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Faculty Recital Series - Please contact the Box Office for availability and pricing; boxoffice@keene.edu or (603)-358-2168. Please refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Student Composers

April 28, 2018 · 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Free Admission! Please join us for an exciting performance. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Upcoming Events

October 08, 2017 (Sunday)
Faculty Recital: Rebecca Hartka
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Redfern Arts Center
October 20, 2017 (Friday)
Cantate! Festival
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
October 21, 2017 (Saturday)
Student Recital: Amy Lesieur, Soprano & Emma Nelson, Mezzo-Soprano
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. • Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall

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