Music

Rhythm Nation: The Evolution of American Popular Music
Fifty and Better Winter Session

Zoom PST

We will examine the unique contributions of Americans to sonic culture, listen to the wider historical context of the vital elements of American culture and explore how music has been a fundamental part of the national experience.

Black Activists in Popular Music
Fifty and Better Winter Session

HyFlex (Lundring Events Center & Online via Zoom)

This course celebrates the careers of influential Black singers and musicians who used their fame to promote equality and activism in America. Each week, different aspects of history will be profiled, including key breakthroughs for African Americans in various fields.

Afternoon Organ Recital Series
Adan Fernandez, organ

Samuelson Chapel

This lunchtime performance will feature timeless organ music by Bach, Buxtehude, Widor and Vierne, along with improvisations on popular themes.

Faculty recital
Dana Rouse, mezzo-soprano

Samuelson Chapel

Dana Rouse and friends will present "An Evening of Chamber Music,” including Vaughan Williams' Ten Blake Songs for soprano and oboe; and Landscapes, a song cycle for piano, cello, violin and soprano.

Faculty Recital
Eric Kinsley and Hui Wu, pianos, and Keum Hwa Cha, violin

Samuelson Chapel

Pianists Eric Kinsley and Hui Wu and violinist Keum Hwa Cha will present an evening of rarely performed chamber music repertoire.

Afternoon Organ Recital Series
Adan Fernandez, organ

Samuelson Chapel

This lunchtime performance will feature timeless organ music by Bach, Buxtehude, Widor and Vierne, along with improvisations on popular themes.

Franzen Organ Recital
Daryl Robinson

Samuelson Chapel

Daryl Robinson, assistant professor and director of organ studies at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music, will perform works from the 16th through 21st centuries, from German to French classical, and music commissioned by him.

Faculty Recital
Cellist Yoshika Masuda with guest pianist Hyejin Kim

Samuelson Chapel

The duo will perform works for cello and piano written by female composers, with compositions spanning 250 years.

 

CLU Music Student Showcase

Samuelson Chapel

The Music Department is proud to present a concert featuring some of the university's most talented musicians in an eclectic array of solo and chamber music performances.

Areté Vocal Ensemble
A Tribute to Stephen Sondheim (1930-2021)

Samuelson Chapel

Areté concludes its 13th season with A Tribute to Stephen Sondheim.

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