Concert Calendar

UE Chiors

  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

The last streaming concert of the academic year is also the first announced concert in the newly named UE Music Conservatory. Join us online to hear the singers of the University of Evansville Choirs. The UE University Choir and UE Mixed Choir, under the direction of Dennis Malfatti, and the UE Women’s Chorus, under the direction of Dana Taylor, present an eclectic program of choral music. The singers of UE’s choirs have adapted to the challenges of the COVID pandemic, singing spaced apart, with masks, and rehearsing in short segments. Despite all this, they have risen to the challenge and continue to make inspiring music. Join us online on, or after Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

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Wind Ensemble and Orchestra

  • Sunday, May 2, 2021
  • Live streamed at 4:00 p.m.

The student musicians of the UE Symphony Orchestra and UE Wind Ensemble will be presenting their final recorded performance of the year. Highlights of the program will be a special arrangement of the first movement of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, Paul Hindemith’s March from Symphonic Metamorphosis, and the Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 by J. S. Bach featuring faculty soloists Leanne Hampton, Jia-Rong Gan, and Robert Nicholls. The UE Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Chun-Ming Chen and the Wind Ensemble is conducted by Kenneth Steinsultz.

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Gumberts Award Competition

  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

This special event features three graduating senior music majors chosen by the Music Faculty based on excellence in performance. This year’s soloists are soprano Hannah Hunt, flautist Jessica Smith, and clarinetist Ashley Workman. All three soloists are graduating music therapy majors. The performance will be adjudicated by three guest judges and the winner of the Gumberts Award will be announced at the end of the live stream.

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Small Ensembles Concert

  • Sunday, April 25, 2021
  • Live streamed at 4:00 p.m.

The UE Department of Music Streaming Concert Series continues this week with three performances from student ensembles: The UE Jazz Ensembles, Brass Ensemble, and a concert featuring various small ensembles including strings, percussion, and various chamber groups for winds. These concerts feature the work of UE Music students in smaller settings compared to the larger ensembles they also perform in. The Jazz Ensembles are available for viewing now, the Brass Ensemble will be available for viewing on Thursday, April 22 and the small chamber ensembles will be available for viewing on Sunday, April 25. We hope you will join us online.

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UE Brass Ensembles

  • Thursday, April 22, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

The UE Department of Music Streaming Concert Series continues this week with three performances from student ensembles: The UE Jazz Ensembles, Brass Ensemble, and a concert featuring various small ensembles including strings, percussion, and various chamber groups for winds. These concerts feature the work of UE Music students in smaller settings compared to the larger ensembles they also perform in. The Jazz Ensembles are available for viewing now, the Brass Ensemble will be available for viewing on Thursday, April 22 and the small chamber ensembles will be available for viewing on Sunday, April 25. We hope you will join us online.

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UE Jazz Ensembles

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

The UE Department of Music Streaming Concert Series continues this week with three performances from student ensembles: The UE Jazz Ensembles, Brass Ensemble, and a concert featuring various small ensembles including strings, percussion, and various chamber groups for winds. These concerts feature the work of UE Music students in smaller settings compared to the larger ensembles they also perform in. The Jazz Ensembles are available for viewing now, the Brass Ensemble will be available for viewing on Thursday, April 22 and the small chamber ensembles will be available for viewing on Sunday, April 25. We hope you will join us online.

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Faculty Recital

  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

The UE Department of Music Streaming Concert Series continues this week with a faculty recital featuring Emily Britton (horn), Jia-Rong Gan (violin), Garnet Ungar (piano), Thomas Josenhans (clarinet), Mark Hatlestad (viola), and Graham Cullen (cello.) Featuring works by composers Lennox Berkeley and Erno Dohnányi, this program honors the 100th birthday of the late, great horn virtuoso, Dennis Brain, who was among the most famous horn soloists of the last century. Both works on the program are associated with him. The concert will live stream on Department of Music YouTube Channel on Tuesday April 13 at 7:30 p.m. and will remain available at the following link for viewing through the end of the week.

We hope you will join us online.

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Eykamp String Quartet

  • Tuesday, April 6, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

The UE Department of Music Streaming Concert Series continues this week with the Eykamp String Quartet, Resident String Quartet at University of Evansville. The quartet’s members, Alan Snow (violin), Jia-Rong Gan (violin), Mark Hatlestad (viola), and Graham Cullen (cello) also serve as the principal string players of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. The program will feature music by 20th Century composers Yi Chen, Florence B. Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson. The stream will be available on the Department of Music YouTube Channel on Tuesday April 6 at 7:30 p.m. and will remain available for viewing through the end of the week.

We hope you will join us online.

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UE Department of Music Spring Faculty Gala Concert

  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

The UE Department of Music Streaming Concert Series continues this week with a Faculty Gala, featuring performances by Professors Leanne Hampton (flute), Anne Fiedler (piano), Thomas Josenhans (clarinet), Elizabeth Robertson (oboe), Ross Erickson (percussion), and Alanna Keenan (voice.) The program will feature music by William Grant Still, Florence Price, Astor Piazzolla, and Richard Strauss among others. The stream will be available on the Department of Music YouTube Channel on Tuesday March 30 at 7:30 p.m. and will remain available for viewing through the end of the week.

We hope you will join us online.

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UE Department of Music Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra

  • Tuesday, March 23, 2021
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m.

The UE Department of Music Streaming Concert Series continues this week with the Wind Ensemble, led by Dr. Kenneth Steinsultz, and the Symphony Orchestra led by Dr. Chun-Ming Chen. The program will feature American composers Libby Larsen, Paul Creston, John Barnes Chance and the Grammy Award winning composer Michael Daugherty as well as music by the famous 19th century German composer Johannes Brahms.

Made up of music majors, students majoring in subjects outside of music, as well as community members, the musicians of the UE Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra have been hard at work preparing an eclectic program of music. The stream will be available on the Department of Music YouTube Channel on Tuesday March 23 at 7:30 p.m. and will remain available for viewing through the end of the week.

We hope you will join us online.

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University of Evansville Symphony Orchestra Vukovich Concerto Competition

  • Sunday, March 21, 2021
  • Live streamed at 3:00 p.m.

The 2021 Vukovich Concerto Competition will take place on Sunday, March 21 at 3:00 p.m. Due to the pandemic, the performance will not be open to a live audience. You can view it from a live stream on the Department of Music YouTube Channel.

The Winner Announcement will take place through Zoom shortly after the last performer finishes.
Meeting ID: 948 9245 7781
Passcode: GoAces!

This year, we have 12 musicians in the competition. The winner will have the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the University of Evansville Symphony Orchestra next year.

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Faculty Recital - Emily Britton (horn) and Ross Erickson (percussion)

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
  • Pre-recorded

Dr. Emily Britton, horn, and Professor Ross Erickson, percussion, will present a video recital this Wednesday, February 10, at 7:30 pm. The overall theme of the concert will center on children’s fairy tales with pieces titled “Enchanted Forest,” “Three Billy Goats Gruff,” “Dragons in the Sky” and other fantasy conjuring titles. They will be accompanied by Thomas Drury on piano, Bonnie Farr on oboe, Jesse Schartz on bassoon, Cyrus Williams as narrator. Be a part of the magic by watching the performance on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. or any time after Wednesday evening for the rest of the week.

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Emily Britton and Ross Erickson.

UE University Choir Featured on Holiday Hub

One of the highlights each year for the University Choir is performing at UE's annual Candlelight Vespers. Although we are saddened to not be able to hold Candlelight Vespers this year, UE has created the online "Holiday Hub" for the entire campus community. In addition to a Vespers message, the Holiday Hub features recordings of the University Choir performing advent and Christmas anthems from previous Vespers services, as well as congregational favorites such as 'O Come, All Ye Faithful" and "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing!"

The Holiday Hub Choral Highlights on SoundCloud

2019 Vespers

Jazz Ensemble Concert

  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020
  • Video premiers at 7:30 p.m. CST

On Tuesday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m., the UE Jazz Ensemble and UE Jazz Quintet will be presenting a streaming performance. The first half of the concert features ballad, standard swing, Latin, and funk styles. The second half of the concert features a NEW concept at UE... a jazz quintet which includes members of the big band. The quintet plays in all jazz styles and each member has an opportunity to solo. The UE Jazz ensembles are led by Dr. Timothy Zifer who is also a soloist in the quintet.

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Jazz Ensemble performing

Beethoven 250 Piano Recital

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2020
  • Neu Chapel
  • Video premiers at 7:30 p.m. CST

Garnet Ungar, Anne Fiedler, and Yu-Han Kuan will perform live and pre-recorded from Neu Chapel on Tuesday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m. The concert honors the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and selections include the Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3, Andante favori, and the "Waldstein" sonata. Please join us on YouTube.

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Painting of Beethoven

First Tuesday Concert Series - Eykamp String Quartet

  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Neu Chapel
  • Live streamed at 7:30 p.m. CST

The Eykamp String Quartet will perform in the First Tuesday Concert Series on November 3 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be live-streamed from Neu Chapel and will feature works by Caroline Shaw, Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, and Florence B. Price. Enjoy the first concert of our fall season.

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Eykamp String Quartet

Past Music Concert Programs

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