The Butler University School of Music will present more than two dozen performances during the spring 2016 semester, all open to the public and most of them free.
Tickets for the Butler Opera Theatre production of The Pirates of Penzance (April 8-10) and the Music at Butler Series will go on sale January 8 at the Clowes Memorial Hall box office, online through ticketmaster.com and butler.edu/events, and by phone at 800-982-2787.
A list of all events, dates, times, and locations follows.
MUSIC AT BUTLER SERIES
Showcasing the School of Music’s major ensembles. Events are ticketed unless otherwise indicated. Tickets are $10, $5 for students (18 and under, or with Butler ID) and seniors (55 and over), free with a Butler ID.
Saturday, February 20, 7:30 PM, Butler Symphony Orchestra with Chorale, Choir, Women’s Chorus, Schrott Center for the Arts
Sunday, February 21, 3:00 PM, Wind Ensemble, Schrott Center for the Arts
Friday, April 22, 7:30 PM, Wind Ensemble, Schrott Center for the Arts
Saturday, April 23, 7:30 PM, Choral Concert, Schrott Center for the Arts
NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT SERIES
Featuring a broad selection of music and ensembles. Concerts are free to all. No tickets required.
Thursday, February 18, 7:00 PM, JCA Composers Orchestra, Schrott Center for the Arts
Thursday, February 25, 7:00 PM, Percussion Ensemble, Schrott Center for the Arts
Wednesday, March 23, 7:30 PM, Chamber Singers, Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall
Thursday, March 24, 7:30 PM, JCA Composers Orchestra, Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall
Thursday, April 21, 7:00 PM, Jazz Combos, Schrott Center for the Arts
DUCKWALL ARTIST SERIES
Intimate recitals with School of Music faculty and guest artists. Performances are free to all and located in Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall. No tickets required.
Tuesday, January 26, 7:30 PM, Guest Artists Four on the Floor
Tuesday, February 2, 7:30 PM, Thomas Gerber, harpsichord
Tuesday, February 16, 7:30 PM, Percussion Faculty
Tuesday, February 23, 7:30 PM, Kate Boyd, piano
Tuesday, March 1, 7:30 PM, Heidi Radtke and friends, saxophone
Tuesday, March 15, 7:30 PM, Guest Artist Alena Lugovkina, flute
Tuesday, March 22, 7:30 PM, Larry Shapiro, violin
Tuesday, March 29, 7:30 PM, Brass Faculty
PIANO AT BUTLER SERIES
Recitals and master classes by guest pianists from around the world. Events are free to all and located in Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall. No tickets required.
Saturday, January 16, 10:00 AM High School Master Class with Kate Boyd
Tuesday, February 23, 7:30 PM, Kate Boyd
Wednesday, April 6, 7:30 PM Jocelyn Swigger recital
Thursday, April 7, 2:00 PM, Master Class with Jocelyn Swigger
BUTLER OPERA THEATRE
Butler Opera Theater presents fully staged, full-length productions of music theatre in its varied forms: opera, musical theatre, cabaret and review. Tickets are $15, $10 for seniors, and $7.50 for students (18 and under, or with Butler ID).
The Pirates of Penzance, Friday, April 8, 7:30 PM; Saturday, April 9, 7:30 PM; Sunday, April 10, 3:00 PM, at Shortridge High School.
For more information, visit butler.edu/events.