CONCERTS AND EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

APRIL 2019

D’ANGELO OPERA THEATRE**

The D’Angelo Opera Theatre, with the Mercyhurst Civic Orchestra, presents Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Directed by Louisa Jonason

Conducted by Jonathan Moser

Friday, April 26, 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Saturday, April 27, 7 p.m.

Taylor Little Theatre

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ALEXIS WEBB, VOICE

Senior Voice Recital

Sunday, April 28, 7 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


MAY 2019

SMALL ENSEMBLES CONCERT

Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


COMPOSERS CONCERT

Christian Goulione and Joshua Phillips, senior composition recitals

Directed by Dr. Albert Glinsky

Sunday, May 5, 2 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


MARIA DOMBROWSKI, VOICE

Senior Voice Recital

Sunday, May 5, 7 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


Ticket Information:

*General admission $5; Mercyhurst students, Faculty and 12 and under $2

**Adults: $15.50; Senior/Students: $12.50; Mercyhurst students (with ID) and 12 and under: $5.


PAST EVENTS

APRIL 2019

ROCHE GUEST ARTIST SERIES

Warp Trio

Performance: Monday, April 1, 8:00 p.m.

Masterclass: Tuesday, April 2, 12:45-1:45 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

www.warptrio.com


CONCERT CHOIR (Rescheduled from March 29)

Directed by Thomas Brooks

Wednesday, April 3, 8:00 p.m.

St. Luke’s Church, 421 E. 38th Street

Admission is free with a free-will offering.​​​​​​


GRACE FERRARA, VIOLIN

Senior Violin Recital

Saturday, April 6, 4 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


FACULTY RECITAL SERIES

Dr. Scott Meier, saxophone

Wednesday, April 10, 8 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


KATEY MIHAILOV, PIANO

Senior Piano Recital

Sunday, April 14, 7 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


MARCH 2019

FACULTY RECITAL SERIES

Royce Strider, baritone

Wednesday, March 13, 8:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

Selections from:
Copland, Old American Songs
Schumann, Liederkreis
Ravel, Don Quichotte a Dulcinee
Faure, Poeme d'un Jour
Sviridov, Russia Cast Adrift
Kohn, American Folk Songs


MERCYHURST CIVIC ORCHESTRA*

Concerto/Aria Competition Concert

Directed by Jonathan Moser

Sunday, March 17, 4:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


ROCHE GUEST ARTIST SERIES

Emily Yap Chua, piano

Performance: Monday, March 18, 8:00 p.m.

Masterclass: Tuesday, March 19, 12:45-1:45 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

Handel, Suite in F Major
Brahms, Fantasien, Op. 116
Lutoslawski, Sonata
Liebermann, Gargoyles, Op. 29


LACEY SHUMAKE, VOICE

"Stories That Must Be Told"

Senior Voice Recital

Saturday, March 30, 1 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


ELIZABETH RATHBURN, OBOE

"Little Pieces of Me"

Senior Oboe Recital

Sunday, March 31, 1 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


FEBRUARY 2019

TRI-STATE MUSIC FESTIVAL

Prism Concert featuring Mercyhurst students

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Friday, Feb. 8, 8:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


TRI-STATE MUSIC FESTIVAL

Honor Band Concert featuring regional high school students

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


FACULTY RECITAL SERIES

Katherine Soroka, mezzo-soprano

Nathan Carterette, guest pianist

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 8:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

Katherine Soroka Concert Program


WIND ENSEMBLE*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Sunday, Feb. 17, 4:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


JAZZ ENSEMBLE*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Saturday, Feb. 23, 7:00 p.m.

Taylor Little Theatre

GUEST JAZZ TRIO

Moppa Elliott Trio

Monday, February 18, 8:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

Free and open to the public


JANUARY 2019

D’ANGELO OPERA THEATRE

Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors

Directed by Louisa Jonason

Free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.

Epiphany Sunday, Jan. 6, 4:00 p.m.

St. Luke’s Church, 421 E. 38th Street


DECEMBER 2018

STEPHANIE DOWLING, SOPRANO

Senior Voice Recital

Saturday, Dec. 1, 4:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


JAZZ ENSEMBLE CHRISTMAS CONCERT*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Saturday, Dec. 1, 7:00 p.m.

Taylor Little Theatre


JACOB BECHTER, TRUMPET

Senior Trumpet Recital

Sunday, Dec. 2, 1:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


CONCERTO COMPETITION FINALS

Sunday, Dec. 2, 6:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


CONCERT CHOIR AT NORTH EAST

Christmas Concert

Directed by Thomas Brooks

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s Chapel, Mercyhurst North East

This performance is free and open to the public. No ticket required.


KAYLA BRAVCHOK, VIOLIN

Senior Violin Recital

Friday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


A STORYBOOK CHRISTMAS*

Concert Choir directed by Thomas Brooks

Civic Orchestra directed by Jonathan Moser

Sunday, Dec. 9, 4:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


NOVEMBER 2018

FACULTY RECITAL SERIES

Allen Zurcher, saxophone

Beth Etter, piano

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 8:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


ERIE PHILHARMONIC BURCE MORTON WRIGHT CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

Thursday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.

Beethoven’s Septet plus additional works

Walker Recital Hall

This event is free and open to the public.


WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Sunday, Nov. 18, 4:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


SMALL ENSEMBLES CONCERT

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 7:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


OCTOBER 2018

WQLN LIVE FROM STUDIO Q

Marc-André Hamelin, Erie Philharmonic guest pianist

Friday, October 5, 12:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


ROCHE GUEST ARTIST SERIES          

Akropolis Reed Quintet

Monday, Oct. 8, 8:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

www.akropolisquintet.org


JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 7:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


GUEST VIOLIN/PIANO

Stephen Sims, Violin

Douglas Jurs, Piano

Friday, October 12, 7:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

Free and open to the public

"American Crossroads: Violin/Piano Duos, 1923-1996"

Henry Cowell - Suite for Violin and Piano

John Adams - Road Movies

Lowell Lieberman - Sonata for Violin and Piano

Aaron Copland - Nocturne

George Antheil - Sonata #2


FACULTY RECITAL SERIES

Faculty Collage

A showcase recital featuring a variety of repertoire performed by our department faculty.

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 8:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


MERCYHURST CIVIC ORCHESTRA*

Directed by Jonathan Moser

Dr. Nathan Hess, piano soloist

Sunday, Oct. 28, 4:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center


D’ANGELO OPERA THEATRE*

Menotti’s The Medium

Directed by Louisa Jonason

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 9:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall

There will be a Halloween party to follow! Come in costume and a prize will be awarded to the best!


SEPTEMBER 2018

ROCHE GUEST ARTIST SERIES

David and Hyun Ju Curtin, pianists

Performance: Monday, Sept. 10, 8:00 p.m.

Masterclass: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 12:45-1:45 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


FACULTY RECITAL SERIES  

Jonathan Moser, violin

Kellen Degnan, cello

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 8:00 p.m.

Walker Recital Hall


WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT*

Directed by Dr. Scott Meier

Sunday, Sept. 30, 4:00 p.m.

Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center