Music at Butler presents

Music at Butler presents

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Join the Butler University School of Music for a concert showcasing our student ensembles!
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Music at Butler presents
  • Music at Butler presents the Butler University Generations Ensemble

    Episode 1

    This performance marks the debut of the Butler University Generations Ensemble, comprised of current Butler students, recent graduates, and faculty. The ensemble, directed by special guest Brent Wallarab, will perform the music of Bill Holman, Steve Allee, Mark Buselli, and Billy Strayhorn, and w...

  • Butler University School of Music - Elektronik Musik Fest 2021

    Episode 2

    An evening of works composed for or featuring electronic music and video, this eclectic concert features music by acclaimed Rome Prize winner Pamela Z, along with pieces by Yuanyuan He, Elainie Lillios, Sam Bertrand, Frank Felice, and the group Gemstone Debris, and featuring Rocky J. Reuter’s mas...

  • Music at Butler presents: Black History Month Concert

    Episode 3

    Butler University’s Jordan College of the Arts invites you to our annual Black History Month Concert. As Black Americans and committed allies, we celebrate Black lives and the accomplishments of the Black music community. This year, Butler University Choirs will be joined by Butler Ballet, the Bu...

  • The JCA Composers Orchestra Showcase

    Episode 4

    The Jordan College of the Arts Composers Orchestra is Butler University’s new music ensemble and thus the vehicle for our student composers to have their work performed. The instrumentation of this group changes every semester, but is typically a large chamber group, made up of players and singe...

  • Music at Butler Presents: The Butler University Wind Ensembles

    Episode 5

    ​Join the Butler University School of Music for a concert showcasing the Butler University Wind Ensembles!

    Two of this evening’s selections will include special guests!

    Fantasia for Alto Saxophone – Claude Smith will feature Alex Sparks, one of the co-winners of the Butler University Concerto C...

  • Music at Butler Presents: The Butler University Choirs (part 1)

    SHALL WE DANCE? Join the Butler University Chorale for an evening of choral dance, as we present Neue Liebeslieder (“New Lovesong Waltzes”), Op. 65, by Johannes Brahms. His second foray into the genre, this 15-movement collection features evocative poetry (by Johann Goethe, and numerous unnamed a...

  • Music at Butler Presents: The Butler University Percussion Ensemble

    This program will feature the Butler University Percussion Ensemble performing works by Dave Samuels, Caroline Shaw, and Bela Fleck, among others.

  • JCA Composers Orchestra

    As part of the April 1st student showcase, the JCA Composers Orchestra features four new works by Butler University composers, music by Henry Hartley, Kameron Zebadiah Mechling, Frank Felice, and Kyle Winge. From politically relevant to the whimsy of improvisational flights of fancy.

    Joining th...

  • Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble

    Episode 9

    ​Join the Butler University School of Music for a concert showcasing our student ensembles!

    This week’s iteration of the Student Showcase Series includes the Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble.

  • Butler Opera Theatre presents I Wish It So

    Certain questions tend to rise over and over through history like the merits and risks of socialism including the plight of the poor, the rights of workers, the rights of people with a different sexual orientation, in short, the marginalized. America has recently revisited many of these topics th...

  • Wind Ensemble

    ​Join the Butler University School of Music for a concert showcasing our student ensembles! This week’s performance features the Butler University Wind Ensemble. The Butler University Wind Ensemble program will feature Mozart, Mussorgsky, and a selection from Johan de Meij’s Symphony No. 1, The L...

  • Choirs & Jordan Jazz

    ​Join the Butler University School of Music for a concert showcasing our student ensembles! This week’s iteration features the Butler University Choirs and Jordan Jazz.

    Due to the international pandemic, we have decided to pre-record and livestream a weekly potpourri of our music ensembles; each...

  • The Butler University Jazz Ensemble

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  • Wind Ensembles

    ​Join the Butler University School of Music for a concert showcasing our student ensembles! This week’s performance features the Butler University Wind Ensemble performing six pieces, and will include a special guest appearance from Butler Opera Theatre’s Dr. Oliver Worthington!

    Due to the inter...

  • Butler Symphony Orchestra & Butler Percussion Ensemble

    The program includes BSO concerto winner Mike Ellis, marimba, performing Eric Ewazen’s Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra. The Percussion Ensemble performing (It’s Just) Talk by Pat Metheny and Losa by French composer Emmanuel Séjourné.