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KSC Orchestra

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Redfern Arts Center

The Keene State College Orchestra presents "France and Friends: Fantastique!" on Wednesday, November 29th at 7:30 pm in the Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center. The orchestra will perform movements from Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz. Additionally, the concert will feature the premiere of KSC student Derrick Hegeman’s composition, Sands of Kalaharie. Student guest soloists include Molly McCoy (soprano), Angel Monroe (flute), and Emily Vaccaro (trumpet). Please join us for this wonderful night! Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Please contact the Redfern Arts Center Box Office for more information: (603)358-2168.

Using Conducting Mechanics to Reduce Verbal Instruction

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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

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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

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Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

On Friday, December 1st at 7:30pm in the Alumni Recital Hall, Director Scott Mullett will lead three Jazz Combos in pieces by Horace Silver, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, and original pieces from students! This performace is to preserve and highlight mainstream American Jazz and present it to the community. Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Please contact the Redfern Arts Center Box Office for more information: (603)358-2168.

Concert Choir & Chamber Singers

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Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

On Saturday, December 2nd, the Keene State College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will perform in the Alumni Recital Hall with KSC String and Brass ensembles. This concert will feature stand alone sets by each choir as well as a collaborative performance highlighting works by New England composers. Highlighted works will include Kevin Siegfried’s "Vidimus Stellam", a 5-movement Christmas Cantata, and Daniel Pinkham’s "Gloria" from the "Christmas Cantata". 20% of the concert proceeds will be donated to the Keene Senior Center. Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Please contact the Redfern Arts Center Box Office for more information: (603)358-2168.

Tuba Christmas

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Young Student Center - Mabel Brown Room, 83 Blake St, , , USA

2017 is the 44th anniversary for TUBACHRISTMAS concerts/events which are presented throughout the world. TUBACHRISTMAS was conceived in 1974 by Harvey Phillips as a tribute to his teacher and mentor William J. Bell, born on Christmas Day, 1902. The first TUBACHRISTMAS was conducted by Paul Lavalle in New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza Ice Rink on Sunday, December 22, 1974.

Please join us on Sunday, December 3rd for Keene’s TUBACHRISTMAS. Registration begins at 10:30 am in the Mabel Brown Room. A $10.00 participant registration fee is required. Parking can be found in the Madison Parking Lot off of Winchester Street or the Elliot Lot off of Wyman Way. Note: Please bring a cloth for water valve.

The concert begins at 1pm in the Mabel Brown Room of the L.P. Young Student Center and is free and open to the public.

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

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Saint Bernard Church, 185 Main St, , , USA

Please join us on Sunday, December 3rd at 3:00pm for a special performance of the Keene Vocal Consort at St. Bernard’s Church at 185 Main Street Keene, NH. The Keene Vocal Consort is proud to partner with St. Bernard’s Church for their "Festival of Lessons and Carols". The festival is an hour-long traditional service of ancient lessons and carols which tell the story of Advent in words and music. We look forward to enjoying this event at St. Bernard’s Church with you!

Jazz Ensemble

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Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

As part of our 2017-18 concert series, the Keene State College Music Department is excited to present the Jazz Ensemble on Wednesday December 6, 7:30pm. The group, directed by Steve Cady, is enthused to share an evening of contemporary and traditional American Big Band Music. We look forward to your company in support of live, local music. Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Please contact the Redfern Arts Center Box Office for more information: (603)358-2168.

Percussion Ensemble

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Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please join us on Thursday, December 7th at 7:30pm in the Alumni Recital Hall for the Keene State College Percussion Ensemble. The theme of this performance is "Tin Can". The works played will be Taxidermy by Caroline Shaw, Mångata by Kyle Krause, Amid The Noise by Jason Treuting, Imaginary Landscape No 2 by John Cage, Per Andreasson by Tinplay, and La Samba by Ray Obiedo. Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Please contact the Redfern Arts Center Box Office for more information: (603)358-2168.

Student Composers

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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.

String Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble

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Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

On Saturday, December 9th the String, Flute, & Clarinet Ensembles will be performing in the Alumni Recital Hall at Keene State College. The Clarinet Choir will be performing the Die Fledermaus Overture by Johann Strauss, Evening Song by Walter Mourant and Fiesta! by Darius Milhaud. The KSC Flute Ensemble will be performing Railroaded by Nicole Chamberlain, Legend of the Sleeping Bear by Catherine McMichael, and The Bird Song by Michael Davis. This event is free and open to the public.

Contemporary Ensemble & Woodwind Quintet

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Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

The Keene State College Contemporary Ensemble and Woodwind Quintet will perform on Saturday, December 9th at 7:30 pm in the Alumni Recital Hall. Please join us for a performance of Brazilian and American Contemporary Music featuring works by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Ney Rosauro, Edgard Varese, and Morton Feldman. Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Please contact the Redfern Arts Center Box Office for more information: (603)358-2168.

Saxophone & Brass Ensembles

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Redfern Arts Center - 90 Wyman Way, , 03435, USA

Please contact the Redfern Arts Center Box Office (603-358-2168) for availability and pricing. Refer to this listing for updated information in the future as we approach the event date.

Faculty Recital Series: Chris Swist, vibraphone

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Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall

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.

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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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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

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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

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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.

Faculty Composers Recital

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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.

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

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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 Series: Eric Dill, Percussion

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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: Callie Carmosino, Bassoon

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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 Series: Christina Wright-Ivanova, piano

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: Samuel Johnson, Trumpet

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Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Center, 90 Wyman Way, , 03435

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

Guitar Orchestra & Latin American Ensemble

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Redfern Arts Center - red

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.

String Ensemble and Woodwind Quintet

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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

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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

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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.

Student Recital Series: Molly McCoy, Voice

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Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall, Redfern Arts Center, 90 Wyman Way, , 03435

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

Upcoming Events

November 29, 2017 (Wednesday)
KSC Orchestra
- • Redfern Arts Center
November 30, 2017 (Thursday)
Teaching Basic Music Theory and Aural Skills in Band
- • Room 101, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way, , 03451
Using Conducting Mechanics to Reduce Verbal Instruction
- • Room 101, Redfern Arts Center, Wyman Way, , 03451

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