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Wednesday, October 5 @7:30 pm
WSU Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

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Join the WSU Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble as they perform their first concert of the 2022-2023 school year. Works by Yo Goto, Julie Giroux, Dwayne Milburn, and John Philip Sousa will be featured.

Thursday, October 6 @5:10 pm
Guest Artist: Stephen Clark, Flute
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

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Recipient of the 2016 Sir James Galway Rising Star Award and 1st Prize winner of the 2018 IMKA Music Competition and the 2018 Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition, Stephen Clark made his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall in 2018. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he studied…

Saturday, October 8 @10 am
WSU Flute Day
WSU Pullman

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The second annual WSU Flute Day will feature guest artist Dr. Daniel Velasco, Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Kansas. Velasco is an award-winning flutist whose “standout” and “vibrant” performances (Miami Herald) have taken him around the world. He is the first prize winner of the…

Thursday, October 13 @7:30 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Chris Dickey, tuba – Oktubafest Part I
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Oktubafest Part 1

Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 PM in Bryan Hall Theatre

The fall 2023 Oktubafest begins with a tuba recital featuring Dr. Chris Dickey (tuba), Dr. Fabio Menchetti (piano), and Dr. Jacqueline Wilson (bassoon). Featured works on this program include world premiere performances of Dance-Sonata for…

Friday, October 14 @7:30 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Cesar Haas, guitar
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PROGRAM NOTES

Synesthesia: sounds and scents of Brazil

In a collaboration between two apparently unlikely departments from Washington State University, César Haas, professor of guitar and jazz studies at the School of Music, and Carolyn Ross, sensory scientist from the School of Food Science, have come up…

Wednesday, October 19 @7:30 pm
Guest Artist: Genevieve Clarkson, tuba – Oktubafest Part II
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

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Oktubafest Part 2

Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 PM in Bryan Hall Theatre

Continuing with Oktubafest, this year’s guest artist is Genevieve Clarkson (Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Oklahoma City University). She will play a recital of original music and transcriptions for tuba. Dr. Yoon-Wha Roh…

Thursday, October 20 @7:30 pm
Jazz Concert
WSU Pullman

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The WSU Jazz Concert on October 20th will feature both of the university’s nationally renowned large jazz ensembles as well as the jazz faculty. Washington State University’s Big Band and Lab-Band will be performing a rich variety of styles within the colorful big band idiom, both old and…

Friday, October 21 @4:10 pm
Student Recital: Josh Mattison, guitar
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Music Education Major Josh Mattison’s senior recital, Wrench in The Strings, will feature A selection of Jazz repertoire including works of Jazz guitar greats such as Wes Montgomery, Jim Hall, and Barney Kessel.

Friday, October 21 @7:30 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Martin King, horn
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

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The versatility of the horn, along with its centuries-long history as an instrument in classical music, has allowed it to be heard in many different contexts. This recital features two pieces of chamber music for horn and strings, one from the Classical era and one from the Romantic.…

Tuesday, October 25 @7:30 pm
Percussion Ensemble Concert
WSU Pullman

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The WSU Percussion Ensemble returns for its annual fall concert! The group will present an eclectic mix of music for keyboards, drums, and everything in between. The concert will feature WSU professor of tuba Dr. Chris Dickey performing a concerto with the ensemble. Join us live or via…

Wednesday, October 26 @7:30 pm
Student Recital: Tuba Studio Concert – Oktubafest Part III
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Oktubafest Part 3

Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30 PM in Kimbrough Concert Hall

To close this fall semester’s Oktubafest, members of the tuba-euphonium studio will perform a variety of solos, duets, and other chamber music. The concert will close with the WSU Tuba Choir performing Alla Rivea del…

Friday, October 28 @3:10 pm
Guest Artist: Reverso Ensemble
WSU Pullman

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Continuing a century of mutual inspirations between two expansive and overlapping musical worlds, Reverso traces the intersection of jazz and classical music back to Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy and their contemporaries. Featuring French collaborators Frank West (piano) and Vincent Courtois (cello), Reverso blends “pulsating motifs, long painterly lines,…

Friday, October 28 @7:30 pm
Vocal Extravaganza
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

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WSU’s annual Vocal Extravaganza will take place on Friday, October 28, 2022, at 7:30 pm in Bryan Hall Theatre. The event features the campus’s four vocal ensembles. Selected scenes from Jacques Offenbach’s operetta Orpheus in the Underworld will be performed by the students in Opera Workshop, under the…