Shepherd School announces October events

MEDIA ADVISORY

Amy Hodges
713-348-6777
amy.hodges@rice.edu

Shepherd School announces October events

HOUSTON – (Sept. 18, 2013) – Faculty recitals and the Shepherd School’s first symphony orchestra concert of the year are among the events scheduled during October at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. All performances will be held in Alice Pratt Brown Hall on the campus of Rice University, 6100 Main St. and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For information on these and other Shepherd School concerts and events, visit www.music.rice.edu/calendar.

What:     Chamber Music for Percussion.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:     8 p.m. Oct. 2.

What:    Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, featuring the music of Falla, Korngold and Brahms.
Where:    Stude Concert Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 4 and 5.
Cost:    $12, general admission; $10, students and senior citizens.

What:    Faculty and Guest Artist Recital, featuring the music of Dvorak and Schoenfeld.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 7.

What:    Sharing the Spotlight, featuring the music of Françaix, Danzi and Alkan with a world premiere by Richard Lavenda.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 9.

What:     Sharing the Spotlight, featuring the music of Schubert.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 11.

What:    Guest Artist Recital featuring the music by Korngold, Poulenc, Schubert, Britten, Glinka, Rachmaninoff, and more.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:    2 p.m. Oct. 13.

What:    Chamber Music for Winds.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 16.

What:    Chamber Music for Brass.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:     5:30 p.m. Oct. 17

What:     Faculty and Guest Artist Recital featuring the music of Schumann, Beethoven and Mozart.
Where:    Duncan Recital Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 18.

What:    Sharing the Spotlight, featuring the music of Mozart.
Where:     Stude Concert Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 19.

What:    Faculty and Guest Artist Recital, featuring the music of Lavenda, Mozart and Shostakovich.
Where:     Duncan Recital Hall.
When:    8 p.m. Oct. 23.

For more information, contact Amy Hodges, senior media relations specialist at Rice, at 713-348-6777 or amy.hodges@rice.edu.

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About Amy Hodges

Amy is a senior media relations specialist in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.