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Wednesday, October 3 @8 pm
Symphonic Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

Under the direction of Dr. Troy Bennefield with guest conductor Angelina Gomez, the Symphonic Band will perform classic and brand new works by Hugh Stuart, Andrew Boss, and William Owens. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Danh Pahm and guest conductor Dr. Chris Dickey, will perform works by John Zdechlik, Robert Jager, Julie Giroux, and the masterful 6th Symphony by Vincent Persichetti.

Thursday, October 4 @8 pm
Student Recital: Michael J. Williams, compositon
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

Composition student, Michael J. Williams, presents a concert featuring music written for solo and chamber groups, including a cello solo, piano and alto saxophone duo, woodwind trio, trio for cello, flute, and violin; and a brass quartet.

Friday, October 5 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: 88 Squared
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

88Squared, a keyboard collaboration between School of Music faculty Jeffrey Savage and Karen Savage will present variations for two-pianos by Brahms, Liebermann, and Saint-Saens, based on works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

Saturday, October 6 @8 am
OctOboeFest NW
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

OctOboeFest NW is designed to engage oboists from across the Northwest with a full day of presentations, master classes, exhibits, and an evening concert.

Monday, October 8 @8 pm
Guest Recital: Kate Jenkins, trombone
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

Kate Jenkins lives in North Augusta, South Carolina where she is the director of the Augusta University Music Conservatory Program and the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society.

Tuesday, October 9 @8 pm
Jazz Concert
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

The concert will feature WSU Jazz Band I under the direction of Brian Ward and will feature many of the school’s most talented soloists and ensemble musicians.

Friday, October 12 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Memories in Song
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

Oscar Wilde once said “Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memories.” Reminding the audience of special moments, people and places in their lives through song will be Associate Professor Julie Anne Wieck, soprano and Elena Panchenko, piano.

Saturday, October 13 @8 am
ElectroAcoustic Mini Festival
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

This year’s festival will feature WSU School of Music professor Ryan M. Hare (, a bassoonist and composer who performs actively internationally as a solo, chamber, and orchestral musician.

Monday, October 15 @8 pm
Guest Artist: U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet “Pershing’s Own”
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

An element of The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” the quintet is frequently called upon in support of high-level military and civilian events at the White House, the U.S. Capitol, the Pentagon, and other locations around Washington, DC.

Friday, October 19 @3:10 pm
Graduate Recital: Raul E. Blanco, piano
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

Raul E. Blanco will be performing a selection of his own original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards.This performance will serve as fulfillment for the requirements of class MUS 522.

Friday, October 19 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Brad Ard Opus 62
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

Brad will be performing original works as well as selections from standard repertoire with his group ‘Fatt Jazz’. This is a quartet including Dan Smith on drums, Dave Snider on bass and Mindy Ard on percussion.

Monday, October 22 @8 am
Music Major for a Day
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

The Washington State University School of Music would like to invite prospective students and their parents/guardians to its Fall 2018 MUSIC MAJOR FOR A DAY open house. Enjoy a day in beautiful Pullman, WA and see what a typical schedule is like for a music major.

Thursday, October 25 @8 pm
Faculty Artist Series: Pipes and Brass
WSU Pullman - Bryan Hall

Brass and pipe organ music featuring two Washington State University faculty ensembles: En Chamade and Equinox with Kirk McMichael, bagpipes.

Sunday, October 28 @8 pm
Guest Recital: Danielle Kuhlmann, horn
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building

Praised by The New York Times for her fearless and seductive playing, Seattle native Danielle Kuhlmann returns home to join the Seattle Symphony after a three-year tenure with the San Diego Symphony.

Wednesday, October 31 @7 pm
Jazz Forum
WSU Pullman - Kimbrough Music Building