Duckwall Artist Series

Duckwall Artist Series

8 Seasons

The Butler University School of Music's annual series of intimate performances in the Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall.
New events in this series will be available for 7 days after debut before becoming exclusive to subscribers.

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Duckwall Artist Series
  • Matt Pivec and Open Sky

    Episode 1

    Recorded on September 1, 2020

    Featuring Matt Pivec, alto and soprano saxophones; Gary Walters, piano; Sandy Williams, guitar; Jesse Wittman, bass; and Kenny Phelps, drums.

    This performance features original compositions by the band members, as well as pieces by Jimmy Van Heusen, Irving Berlin, ...

  • Tony Kniffen

    Episode 3

    Recorded on October 6, 2020

    Anthony Kniffen, Instructor of Tuba at Butler University and Principal Tuba with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, will perform standard solo works for the tuba. This COVID-influenced program will include primarily works optimizing social distancing; in other words...

  • Matt Pivec and Open Sky, Bird at 100

    Episode 4

    Join Butler University faculty members and special guests as we pay tribute to one of the greatest American musicians, saxophonist/composer Charlie Parker.

    Matt Pivec, alto and soprano saxophones

    Jesse Wittman, Bass

    Sandy Williams, Guitar

    Kenny Phelps, Drums

    Steve Allee, Piano

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  • Night Birds: An Evening of Art and Sound

    Episode 2

    Join Butler University saxophone instructor Heidi Radtke in collaboration with esteemed artist
    Monica Zunino-Mel for an evening of music and imagery. The program will include works for solo saxophone and for saxophone with pre-recorded sound, and will be accompanied by the images of original nat...