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Opera Workshop Performance CANCELED

  • 1/24/2017 - 1/25/2017 7:30 p.m.
Students perform scenes from various operas that were studied in Opera Workshop class.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

SMTA Musicianship Exams

  • 1/28/2017 8:00 a.m.
Spokane Music Teachers Association Musicianship Exams. Exams will be taking place in various rooms in Cowles Music Center. This event is not open to the public.
Music Building Room 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 200, 222, 234.
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Honors Luncheon

  • 2/8/2017 11:00 a.m.
Lunch for honors students or those interested.
Hixson Union Building (HUB) MPR
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Karly Rasmussen, (509) 777-3253 or krasmussen@whitworth.edu

Music Scholarship Auditions

  • 2/11/2017 - 2/12/2017 AllDay
Incoming students for fall 2017 audition for music scholarships.
Music Building
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Saxophone Orchestra Concert

  • 2/11/2017 8:00 p.m.
The Whitworth Saxophone Chamber Orchestra is a twelve member student ensemble directed by Christopher Parkin; featured works by J.S. Bach, Robert Donahue, Edvard Grieg, Walter Hartley, Jean Matitia, and Carl Anton Wirth.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Tom Shook Faculty Chamber Recital

  • 2/12/2017 8:00 p.m.
Faculty recital featuring original compositions by Tom Shook and retired composition professor, Michael Young.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Faculty Scholarship Forum

  • 2/20/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 3/2/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 3/9/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 4/3/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 4/6/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 4/24/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 4/27/2017 11:45 a.m.
  • 5/1/2017 11:45 a.m.
The Faculty Scholarship Forum exists to provide grassroots support for faculty scholarship, serve as a forum for presentation of research, grant an opportunity to educate colleagues and receive feedback regarding research, and be a place for friendships to begin and flourish.
Hixson Union Building (HUB) Crow's Nest
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Anita Lewis, (509) 777-3270 or anitalewis@whitworth.edu

SMTA Piano Competition

  • 2/26/2017 8:00 a.m.
SMTA competition will be held in the Music Building Recital Hall.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

SMTA Adjudications

  • 3/1/2017 8:00 a.m.
Spokane Music Teachers Association adjudications. This event is not open to the public.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Composer Dr. VJ Manzo Lecture Recital

  • 3/3/2017 8:00 p.m.
Noted composer and Oxford University Press author Dr. V.J. Manzo will present a lecture recital that explores the use of algorithmic composition techniques from the time of Mozart through his own work with interactive computer systems. Bio: V.J. Manzo (PhD Temple University, M.M. New York University) is Assistant Professor of Music Technology and Cognition at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He is a composer and guitarist with research interests in theory and composition, artificial intelligence, interactive music systems, and music cognition. V.J. is author of several books published by Oxford University Press including Max/MSP/Jitter for Music, Foundations of Music Technology, and co-author of Interactive Composition and Environmental Sound Artists
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Max Bennett Jazz Saxophone Recital

  • 3/4/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student jazz saxophone recital,
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Spokane Youth Symphony Concerto Competition

  • 3/5/2017 1:00 p.m.
Spokane Youth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition 2017. For information about this event visit the website listed. The public is welcome to view the competition.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Loree Swegle, (509) 777-3280 or music@whitworth.edu

Madison Artis Trombone Recital

  • 3/5/2017 6:00 p.m.
Student trombone recital.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Denin Koch Jazz Guitar Recital

  • 3/11/2017 8:00 p.m.
student jazz recital
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Alexis Pursel Voice Recital

  • 3/18/2017 6:00 p.m.
Student voice recital featuring works by Handel, Strauss, Poulenc and more.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Brian Schappals Composition Recital

  • 3/19/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student recital featuring Brian Schappals' compositions with student musicians.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Middle School Band Festival

  • 3/29/2017 - 3/30/2017 AllDay
Local middle school concert bands gather for adjudication.
Cowles Auditorium auditorium, stage 2
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

  • 4/8/2017 3:00 p.m.
Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox
$7
$5
Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Peter Underhill Piano Recital

  • 4/8/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student piano recital.
Music Building Recital Hall
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None
Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Caylee Olson String Bass Recital

  • 4/9/2017 4:00 p.m.
Student string bass recital featuring works by Hidas, Haydn, Rossini and more.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Kelsi Nelson Voice Recital

  • 4/9/2017 6:00 p.m.
Student voice recital featuring works by Debussy, Schubert, Brahms, Puccini and more.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Jazz Combo Concert

  • 11/8/2016 8:00 p.m.
  • 11/16/2016 8:00 p.m.
  • 4/11/2017 8:00 p.m.
  • 4/19/2017 8:00 p.m.
Whitworth student jazz combos perform
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or Music@whitworth.edu

Allison Pheasant Voice Recital

  • 4/21/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student voice recital featuring works by Barber, Mozart and more.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Concert Band Spring Concert

  • 4/25/2017 8:00 p.m.
Cowles Auditorium main stage
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Men's Chorus "Spring Sing"

  • 4/26/2017 8:00 p.m.
Whitworth Men’s Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Marc Hafso, present their annual spring concert. This event is free to attend.
Music Building Choral Rehearsal Room 122
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Wind Symphony Spring Concert

  • 4/28/2017 8:00 p.m.
Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox
$7
$5
Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Thomas Bocchi Voice Recital

  • 4/29/2017 4:00 p.m.
Student voice recital featuring works by Gwyneth Walker, Debussy, Cavali and more.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Jonathan Bumpus Jazz Trombone Recital

  • 4/29/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student recital featuring works by famous trombonists as well as original compositions.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Women's Choir Spring Concert

  • 4/30/2017 3:00 p.m.
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Voice Area Recital

  • 11/29/2016 8:00 p.m.
  • 5/1/2017 8:00 p.m.
Whitworth voice students present a recital.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

String Area Recital

  • 11/30/2016 8:00 p.m.
  • 5/3/2017 8:00 p.m.
Whitworth string students present a recital.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Student Composers Forum

  • 11/18/2016 3:00 p.m.
  • 5/5/2017 3:00 p.m.
Student composers present their original compositions.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert

  • 5/7/2017 3:00 p.m.
Whitworth Concerto competition winners perform with the Whitworth Symphony Orchestra.
To be determined
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Chamber Ensemble Concert

  • 12/5/2016 8:00 p.m.
  • 12/7/2016 8:00 p.m.
  • 5/8/2017 8:00 p.m.
  • 5/14/2017 8:00 p.m.
Student Chamber Ensembles present a concert.
Music Building Recital Hall
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Whitworth Choir Spring Concert

  • 5/13/2017 8:00 p.m.
Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox
$7
$5
Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Senior Commencement Music Recital

  • 5/20/2017 3:00 p.m.
Graduating Senior music students present a recital.
Seeley G. Mudd Chapel
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Community Building Day 2017

  • 9/20/2017 8:00 a.m.
Community Building Day is an opportunity for Whitworth faculty, staff, and students to engage in meaningful community service activities throughout Spokane County. Participants return to campus for lunch in the dining hall, entertainment, and guest speakers.
Hawthorne Hall Parking Lot
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Brooke Watts, (509) 777-4566 or bwatts@whitworth.edu

Jazz Rehearsals - Fall 2017

  • 10/31/2017 2:30 p.m.
  • 11/1/2017 6:30 p.m.
  • 11/2/2017 3:30 p.m.
  • 11/3/2017 6:30 p.m.
Jazz band rehearsals in preparation for jazz concert. Not open to the public.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

EWMEA Jazz Festival

  • 11/1/2017 8:00 a.m.
The Whitworth Music Department hosts the EWMEA Jazz Festival for area middle schools and high school jazz bands. The event is free & open to the public.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Jazz Clinic with Guest Artist (TBD)

  • 11/3/2017 5:15 p.m.
Jazz clinic with guest artist. This event is free & open to the public. All middle school & high school students who attend the clinic will be given a free ticket to the concert on November 4. STUDENTS SHOULD NOT BRING THEIR INSTRUMENTS TO THE CLINIC.
Cowles Auditorium Main Stage
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Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu

Jazz Concert with Guest Artist (TBD)

  • 11/4/2017 8:00 p.m.
Guest artist (TBD) joins the Whitworth Jazz Ensemble for the 29th annual jazz concert.
Cowles Auditorium Main stage
$25
$20
Joan Lack, (509) 777-4847 or music@whitworth.edu