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Auburn University Opera Workshop will present "50 Shades of Opera".
Auburn University Opera Workshop will present "50 Shades of Opera".

Auburn University Opera Workshop will present "50 Shades of Opera", a program of excerpts from well known operas and operettas of the 19th and 20th century.  The approximately 90 minute performance will include short portions of renowned works such as Lakmé by Delibes,Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, Porgy and Bess by Gershwin, Susannah by Floyd and Elixir of Love by Donizetti, among others.  Performances are April 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, April 8 at 3:00 pm. in Goodwin Recital Hall.  Tickets may be purchased online or at the door.  

Symphonic Winds Begin Oversea Adventure in Italy
March 11, 2016
Symphonic Winds Begin Oversea Adventure in Italy

Approximately 100 Auburn students, faculty, and other personnel begin their nine day, five city tour on Friday, March 11.

Guest Pianist Pilar Leyva in Residence March 2-4
February 25, 2016
Guest Pianist Pilar Leyva in Residence March 2-4

A native of Bogota, Columbia, Leyvar will work with Auburn students through private lessons, masterclasses, and a lecture entitled “Cenesthetic Relaxation in Musical Technique: Biomechanics and Alternatives.”

Guest Baritone to Perform Feb. 16 at 7:30 pm
February 12, 2016
Guest Baritone to Perform Feb. 16 at 7:30 pm

The Department of Music presents guest baritone Tony Offerle of the University of Florida on Tuesday, February 16, at 7:30 pm in Goodwin Recital Hall. Offerle will be accompanied by Kevin Sharpe, piano. Program includes Johann Sebastian Bach, Hugo Wolf, Jacques Ibert, Xavier Montsalvatge, Aaron Copland, and Richard Rodgers.

 

High School Band All-State-Workshop January 9
December 16, 2015
High School Band All-State-Workshop January 9

The Auburn University All-State Workshop is designed to help interested students enhance their audition and performance skills for the AMEA All-State auditions. The registration fee is $25 before January 1, 2016, and $35 after January 1.

Online Ticket Sales Begin January 13
December 14, 2015
Online Ticket Sales Begin January 13

Advance tickets for any department-sponsored event will be sold for $10 for both general admission and students. $5 tickets will only be available at the door. Click for more details.

Auburn University Chamber Choir Performs with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Auburn University Chamber Choir Performs with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

The CSO performs Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony “Choral” on Saturday, October 24 at 7:30ET. The Auburn University Chamber Choir joins forces with the orchestra and other choirs in the infamous 4th movement, one of the most enduring and recognizable themes in music, "Ode to Joy." With 160 voices on stage, this is not to be missed. 

Faculty Guitarist Ikner to Perform on Monday, October 19
October 15, 2015
Faculty Guitarist Ikner to Perform on Monday, October 19

An active soloist and chamber musician, Joseph Ikner’s program will include repertoire from the Renaissance, Japan, Spain, and Latin America.

Department Offers Three Exciting Concerts This Week, featuring Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, and Guest Artist
Department Offers Three Exciting Concerts This Week, featuring Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, and Guest Artist

Tuesday’s orchestra concert will feature the 2015 Concerto Competition winners; Wednesday’s band concert will feature large ensemble and chamber performances; and Thursday’s guest artist, J. Warren Mitchell, will feature operatic repertoire.

AU Chamber Choir and AHS Choral Company Perform Joint Concert
September 30, 2015
AU Chamber Choir and AHS Choral Company Perform Joint Concert

This concert, under the direction of Auburn University faculty William Powell, will be on Sunday, October 4 at 2:30 pm at Auburn First Baptist Church.

Last Updated: January 18, 2013