2016–17 Events

Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug

Events will be added as they are scheduled.

Parking in
Miller Auditorium
Monday - Thursday: Metered only until 8 p.m. ($0.25 per 10 min.)
Friday - Sunday: Free in any space starting at 4 p.m. Friday

September

Guest Artist Recital: Edward Simon Afinidad and Imani Winds
Sponsored by Chamber Music America
Sunday, Sept. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Best of MAT
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Bullock Performance Institute: Renata Artman Knific, Violin
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Bullock Performance Institute: John Hébert, Bass, with Western Jazz Quartet
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Bullock Performance Institute: Stockholm Chamber Brass
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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October

Guest Artist Recital: Latitude 49
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Friday, Oct. 7, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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WMU Jazz Showcase featuring Trumpeter Randy Brecker
International Council of Fine Arts Deans
Friday, Oct. 7, 8 p.m.
St. Cecilia Music Center, Grand Rapids, Charge
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University Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, Oct. 9, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free
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Guest Artist Recital: Neal Corwell, Euphonium
Monday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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University Jazz Lab Band
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Bullock Performance Institute: Martha Councell-Vargas, Flute, and Jeremy Siskind, Piano
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Guest Artist Recital: Collect/Project
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Faculty Recital: Jeremy Siskind, Piano/Improvisation
Friday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Guest Artist Recital: Tim Ehlen, Piano
Saturday, Oct. 15, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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University Symphonic Band
Sunday, Oct. 16, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free
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Bullock Performance Institute: Fareed Haque, Guitar
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Choral Showcase: University Chorale, Cantus Femina, and Collegiate Singers
Sunday, Oct. 23, 3 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Guest Artist Recital: Sarah Frisof, Flute
Sunday, Oct. 23, 3 p.m.
Dalton Center Lecture Hall, Free
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Guest Artist Recital: PRISM Saxophone Quartet
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Sunday, Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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University Concert Band
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free
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Bullock Performance Institute: Sphinx Virtuosi
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Jazz Masters Series: Peter Erskine, Drums
Thursday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Master Class: Stephanie Blythe, Mezzo-Soprano
Presented in collaboration with Fontana Chamber Arts
Saturday, Oct. 29, Noon
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Rose Ensemble
Sunday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Student Composers I
Monday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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November

Guest Artist Recital: Matt Tropman, Euphonium
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m.
Dalton Center Lecture Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: Western Winds
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Gold Company Sneak Preview
Thursday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Bronco Marching Band
Sunday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Charge
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Guest Artist Recital: Marisa Martins, Mezzo-Soprano, and Mac McClure, Piano
Sunday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Electroacoustic Surround Sound Concert
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Collegium Musicum
Thursday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Musical: Show Boat
Friday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Shaw Theatre, Charge
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Musical: Show Boat
Saturday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Shaw Theatre, Charge
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Musical: Show Boat
Sunday, Nov. 13, 2 p.m.
Shaw Theatre, Charge
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Guest Artist Recital: Alan Chow, Piano
Sunday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Faculty Recital: Carl Ratner, Baritone, and Lori Sims, Piano
Monday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Bullock Performance Institute: Birds on a Wire
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Big Band Swing Tribute: University Jazz Orchestra and University Jazz Lab Band
Thursday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Musical: Show Boat
Thursday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Shaw Theatre, Charge
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Musical: Show Boat
Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Shaw Theatre, Charge
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Musical: Show Boat
Saturday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Shaw Theatre, Charge
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University Symphonic Band and University Concert Band
Sunday, Nov. 20, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free
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Musical: Show Boat
Sunday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m.
Shaw Theatre, Charge
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Guest Artist Recital: Ken Thompkins, Trombone
Monday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Western Horn Choir
Tuesday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Guest Artist Recital: Mary Bowden, Trumpet
Monday, Nov. 28, 5 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Bullock Performance Institute: Kontras Quartet with WMU Faculty
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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December

Student Composers II
Thursday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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Guest Artist Recital: Greg Maytan, Violin, and Theodore Buchholz, Cello
Friday, Dec. 2, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free
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A Choral Christmas: University Chorale, Cantus Femina, and Collegiate Singers
Sunday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church, Kalamazoo, Charge
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Annual Holiday Concert: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker with the University Symphony Orchestra
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Charge
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University Percussion Ensemble
Thursday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

A Brass Celebration of Christmas: Western Brass Quintet and Friends
Sunday, Dec. 18, 3 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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January

Bullock Performance Institute: MNOE featuring Laura Deming, Vocals
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
Event cancelled

Student Composers III
Monday, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: Due East
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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WMUsic Showcase Spectacular
Friday, Jan. 27, 8 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Charge
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Guest Artist Recital: May Phang, Piano
Saturday, Jan. 28, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Reginald Pittman, Tenor
Monday, Jan. 30, 5 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Guest Artist Recital: ÆPEX
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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February

Bullock Performance Institute: Western Wind Quintet
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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University Jazz Orchestra and University Jazz Lab Band
Thursday, Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Christopher Atzinger, Piano
Saturday, Feb. 4, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

University Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, Feb. 5, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

Western Winds
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: Wet Ink
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Gold Company
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Charge

Horn Day: Final Concert
Saturday, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Concerto Competition Finals
Sunday, Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: Kontras Quartet and the Kruger Brothers
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Guest Artist Recital: Nick Finzer, Trombone/Jazz
Friday, Feb. 17, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

University Symphonic Band
Sunday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

University Concert Band
Monday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: Advanced Jazz Ensemble and Birds on a Wire
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Double Reed Festival: Final Concert
Saturday, Feb. 25, 5:15 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

University Chorale
Saturday, Feb. 25, 8 p.m.
First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Free

Cantus Femina and Collegiate Singers
Sunday, Feb. 26, 3 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

 

March

Bullock Performance Institute: David Colson, Composer, and Ben Kamins, Bassoon
Wednesday, March 1, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Western Invitational Jazz Festival: Opening Concert featuring George Garzone, Saxophone
Friday, March 10, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Western Invitational Jazz Festival: Closing Concert featuring University Jazz Orchestra
Saturday, March 11, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Guest Artist Recital: Adam Unsworth, Horn
Tuesday, March 14, 5 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Courtney Miller, Oboe
Tuesday, March 14, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Lecture Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: Western Brass Quintet
Wednesday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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79th Annual Southwestern Michigan Vocal Festival: Francisco Núñez, Guest Conductor
Thursday, March 16, 7 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

University Symphony Orchestra: Pops Concert
Sunday, March 19, 3 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Christopher Taylor, Piano
Sunday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Kip Hickman, Trombone
Monday, March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

WMU Drum Choir
Tuesday, March 21, 5 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: Orchid Ensemble
Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Faculty Recital: Lori Sims, Piano
Thursday, March 23, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Gold Company Vocal Jazz Invitational: Chico Pinheiro, Guitar and Voice
Friday, March 24, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge

Gold Company Vocal Jazz Invitational: Gold Company
Saturday, March 25, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge

University Jazz Lab Band
Monday, March 27, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: The Merling Trio
Wednesday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Collegium Musicum
Thursday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Society of Composers, Inc.: National Conference
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Thursday, March 30, through Saturday, April 1, times vary
Dalton Center, Free

 

April

WMU Trombone Choir
Sunday, April 2, 3 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Monday, April 3, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Tuesday, April 4, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Bullock Performance Institute: University Percussion Ensemble
Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge
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Gold Company II
Thursday, April 6, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Choral Showcase: University Chorale, Cantus Femina, and Collegiate Singers
Saturday, April 8, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

University Concert Band
Sunday, April 9, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Roomful of Teeth
Part of the New Sounds Festival
Sunday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

49th Annual Spring Conference on Wind and Percussion Music: Steven Bryant, Guest Composer/Conductor
Thursday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

Guest Artist Recital: Joe Alessi, Trombone
Friday, April 14, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Student Composers IV
Saturday, April 15, 8 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

37th Annual Music Therapy Clinic Concert
Monday, April 17, 7 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

58th Annual Concerto Concert: University Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, April 23, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

 

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