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April 8 - May 7, 2020

Wednesday, April 8

Annual Student Show

An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held on March 24, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The Annual Student Show is an exhibition of work by students in the...

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James Jenkins will present his second Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) solo trumpet recital. This event is free and open to the public.

 Camilo Aramburo - Bassoon Senior Recital

Join Camilo Aramburo as he presents the music of Saint-Saens, Devienne and Vivaldi for his senior recital. Camilo is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Bassoon...

Thursday, April 9

Annual Student Show

An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held on March 24, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The Annual Student Show is an exhibition of work by students in the...

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Kendall Ramsey will present a master's recital with repertoire selections by the composers: Erwin Dressel, Fritz Kreisler, Max Bruch, Eugene Bozza, and...

Madeleine Case playing the horn

Madeleine Case’s junior recital will feature a work for unaccompanied horn, as well as two works for horn and piano, featuring Luciana Simões. Composers...

Friday, April 10

Saturday, April 11

Sunday, April 12

Monday, April 13

image of Elizabeth Weaver playing cello

This is Ms. Weaver’s Cello Master's Recital featuring works by Beethoven, Saint-Saens, and Rachmaninoff. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 14

Andres Alean - Violin Master's Recital

This is Andres’ Master's Degree Recital. He will perform Prokofiev D Major Concerto, first movement, Ysaye Sonata No. 2 and Brahms A Major Sonata. This event...

Sax-Chamber Orchestra Concert

The School of Music presents a performance by the University’s saxophone students. This performance is free and open to the public. For more information,...

Teresa Rodriguez - Cello Junior Recital

In her junior recital, Teresa Rodriguez will perform selections from Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suite No. 5, Sonata Op. 119 by Sergei Prokofiev, and the...

Wednesday, April 15

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Luciana Simões will present her second DMA Collaborative Piano Recital, assisted by Analynn Sober (voice), Wesley Hodge (voice), Cesar Martinez (oboe) and...

Brianna Humphrey - Saxophone Master's Recital

Brianna Humphrey will present a master’s degree saxophone recital accompanied by Zhaolei Xie, and featuring works by Hans Brehme, Paule Maurice, Carter Pann,...

Thursday, April 16

Southern Miss Flute Studio Recital

The School of Music presents a recital featuring chamber works for flute quartet and flute choir.

Repertory Dance Company Spring Concert 1

The Spring Repertory Dance Company Concert 1 is the first of two Repertory Dance Company concerts in the Spring which will feature new faculty works, as well...

Image of Patricia Rezende Vanuci's playing the cello

Patricia Rezende Vanuci's will present a recital in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master's degree certificate in music performance....

Drop the Mic

The School of Music and Choral Activities present Drop the Mic: A Cappella Live, featuring the Spirit of Southern and the Southern BelleTones. The concert...

Friday, April 17

A Night of Jazz

The School of Music, Choral Activities, and Jazz Studies present A Night of Jazz. This ticketed event is a fundraiser to enhance programs for our jazz and...

6pm
Yajing Lei - Piano DMA Recital

This Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) recital will feature a performance of Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto in G Minor, Op. 25, with Yajing Lei as soloist....

Repertory Dance Company Spring Concert 1

The Spring Repertory Dance Company Concert 1 is the first of two Repertory Dance Company concerts in the Spring which will feature new faculty works, as well...

Cody Nelson - Voice Senior Recital

Cody Nelson's Senior Recital will feature songs by Schumann, Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, and others. This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 18

Clarinet Day

The School of Music clarinet studio presents clinics, master classes and performances for clarinettists.

Repertory Dance Company Spring Concert 1

The Spring Repertory Dance Company Concert 1 is the first of two Repertory Dance Company concerts in the Spring which will feature new faculty works, as well...

Sunday, April 19

Image of Erica Nichols holding bass trombone

Erica Nichols will perform a variety of works for bass trombone and piano including works by Ritter-George, Lebedev, Kazik, Hidas, and more. This event is...

SoMiSPO and SoMiSPO Juniors

The Southern Miss Steel Pan Orchestra and their junior counterpart perform live.

Philip Tapscott - Saxophone Senior Recital

Philip Tapscott is performing a senior recital, with repertoire written for the alto saxophone, in pursuit of a Bachelor of Arts in Music. This event is free...

Audrey Hotard - Trumpet Junior Recital

This is Audrey Hotard’s Bachelor of Music Performance Junior Recital featuring works by Eric Ewazen, Johann Baptist Georg Neruda, David Sampson, and George...

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John Hopkins and Nathan Tubbs will present a recital of music for trombone and piano including works by Greg Turner, Eric Ewazen, Schubert, Davies, and much...

Monday, April 20

String Chamber Recital I

The School of Music invites you to hear the first of two fantastic student recitals in which our entire string program showcases their semester's work in...

Tuesday, April 21

String Chamber Recital II

The School of Music invites you to hear the second of two fantastic student recitals, in which our entire string program showcases their semester's work in...

Jazz Combos in Concert

The School of Music presents a performance by the University's student jazz ensembles.

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This is Stephanie’s Music Education degree Senior Recital. She will perform Vivaldi’s “Spring,” Beethoven’s “Spring” Sonata, and Piazzolla’s Piano trio...

Wednesday, April 22

Horn Studio Recital

The USM School of Music presents a Horn Studio Recital featuring solo and chamber music. This event is free and open to the public.

Trumpet Studio Recital

The School of Music presents a recital of trumpet students of Dr. Timothy Tesh.

Thursday, April 23

Senior Show in Graphic Design

The Gallery of Art + Design presents an exhibition of the University’s senior graphic design students. An opening reception will be held on April 23, 2020...

String Chamber Honors Recital

The School of Music presents the climax of our bi-annual string chamber series, when faculty-selected chamber groups perform their very best for the chance...

Concert Band and University Band Concert

The School of Music presents a performance by the University’s third and fourth bands.

Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman

Beautifully composed, and breathing new life into the classic Ovid tales from Greek Mythology, Metamorphoses juxtaposes the ancient and the contemporary, in...

Friday, April 24

Senior Show in Graphic Design

The Gallery of Art + Design presents an exhibition of the University’s senior graphic design students. An opening reception will be held on April 23, 2020...

Danielle Watson - Voice Master's Recital

Danielle Watson will present a Master's Recital of classical repertoire by famed composers such a Mozart, Rachmaninov and Debussy. This event is free and...

Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman

Beautifully composed, and breathing new life into the classic Ovid tales from Greek Mythology, Metamorphoses juxtaposes the ancient and the contemporary, in...

Wind Ensemble Concert

The School of Music presents the Wind Ensemble Concert, a free concert by the University’s top wind band.

Saturday, April 25

Southern Miss Trombone Day with James Markey, bass trombone

James Markey, bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, will headline the 2020 Southern Miss Trombone Day. Mr. Markey joined the Boston Symphony...

Dixie Darling Auditions

Auditions for the world-famous Dixie Darlings will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2020 and Saturday, April 25, 2020 in the Payne Center. Prospective...

2020 Spring Suzuki Concert

The School of Music presents a recital by students of the University’s Suzuki String program.

Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman

Beautifully composed, and breathing new life into the classic Ovid tales from Greek Mythology, Metamorphoses juxtaposes the ancient and the contemporary, in...

Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman

Beautifully composed, and breathing new life into the classic Ovid tales from Greek Mythology, Metamorphoses juxtaposes the ancient and the contemporary, in...

Wesley Hodges

Wesley Hodges will perform songs from the cycles of Robert Owens, Maurice Ravel, and Franz Schubert, as well as music from Spanish zarzuela and musical...

Sunday, April 26

Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman

Beautifully composed, and breathing new life into the classic Ovid tales from Greek Mythology, Metamorphoses juxtaposes the ancient and the contemporary, in...

Image of Claire Gray

In this senior recital, Claire Gray will present three works of clarinet with piano accompaniment, along with one unaccompanied piece. This event is free and...

Chamber Singers Recital

The School of Music and Choral Activities present the Southern Miss Chamber Singers, featuring our graduate choral conductors and student musicians.

image of trumpet on its end, making a U shape, the letters SM follow, spelling out USM, with the words TRUMPETS below.

This is James Green's Bachelor of Music Education Senior Recital. The repertoire for the recital is Andante et Allegro by Ropartz, Petite Piece Concertante...

Dayvison Costa - Trumpet Master's Recital

This is Mr. Costa’s Master's Recital. It will feature an evening of Brazilian music, including classical works for trumpet, samba, and choro, and music by...

Symphonic Winds Concert

The School of Music presents a performance by the University’s second band.

Monday, April 27

Senior Show in Graphic Design

The Gallery of Art + Design presents an exhibition of the University’s senior graphic design students. An opening reception will be held on April 23, 2020...

Concert Choir and University Singers Spring Concert

The School of Music and Choral Activities present Concert Choir and University Singers in concert at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church. This concert...

Marlana Wright

This is Marlana’s Music Education degree Senior Recital. She will be performing Vivaldi’s “Winter,” Bach D Minor Partita I-IV, and Brahms Sonatensatz. This...

Tuesday, April 28

Senior Show in Graphic Design

The Gallery of Art + Design presents an exhibition of the University’s senior graphic design students. An opening reception will be held on April 23, 2020...

Saxophone Quartets Recital

The School of Music presents a recital featuring music by the University's saxophone students.

Cecilia Reis Araujo - Viola Master's Recital

This is Cecilia Reis Araujo's Master's Recital featuring works from composers like J. S. Bach, R. Schumann, E. Aguiar, and W. Walton. This event is free and...

Wednesday, April 29

Senior Show in Graphic Design

The Gallery of Art + Design presents an exhibition of the University’s senior graphic design students. An opening reception will be held on April 23, 2020...

Florencia Cozza - Viola Junior Recital

This is a junior recital performed by Florencia Cozza. It consists of the following repertoire: Walton Viola Concerto, Bax Phantasy for Viola and Orchestra,...

Jiahe Liu - DMA Piano Recital

This recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree. Ms. Liu will perform works by Haydn,...

Omar Martinez - String Bass Junior Recital

Omar Martinez will present a Bachelor in Music Performance Junior Recital, featuring works by J.B. Vanhal, A. Misek, and Carlos Chavez. This event is free...

Thursday, April 30

Mondo Belmonte - Trombone Senior Recital

Mondo Belmonte will give his senior trombone recital including works by Rodgers, Bernstein, and Grondahl. This event is free and open to the public.

Repertory Dance Company Spring Concert 2

The Spring Repertory Dance Company concert 2 is the final Repertory Dance Company concert of the semester and will feature new faculty works, as well as...

Clarinet Studio Recital

The Southern Miss Clarinet Studio will perform standard solo repertoire. This event is presented by the School of Music and is free and open to the public.

Jim Reyelt - DMA Classical Guitar Recital

Jim Reyelt will perform a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) solo classical guitar recital, featuring works by Bach, Villa-Lobos and Tansman. This event is free...

Friday, May 1

Josh Menard - Percussion Senior Recital

This is Josh Menard's Senior Music Education Recital featuring several percussion instruments and incorporating different styles of music. This event is free...

 Songs from the Silver Screen

The School of Music and Choral Activities present the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale’s final concert of the season, featuring Songs from the Silver...

colorful artistic music notes

The School of Music and Choral Activities present the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale’s Anniversary Gala Concert, celebrating the ensemble’s 25th...

Repertory Dance Company Spring Concert 2

The Spring Repertory Dance Company concert 2 is the final Repertory Dance Company concert of the semester and will feature new faculty works, as well as...

Brandon Jenkins - Trombone Senior Recital

This is Brandon’s senior recital for the trombone performance part of his undergraduate degree. He is playing, with Watcharit Kerdchuen, four works from Eric...

Clarinet Studio Recital

The Southern Miss Clarinet Studio will perform standard solo repertoire. This event is presented by the School of Music and is free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 2

Gonzalo Aguilar - Collaborative Piano Minor Recital

This is Mr. Aguilar’s Collaborative Piano recital for a solo DMA piano major, with a Minor in Collaborative piano.

Sashia Gentry -  Clarinet Senior Recital

Sashia Gentry is performing a variety of clarinet repertoire for her senior Bachelor of Music Education recital, including works by Malcolm Arnold, Franz...

Southern Miss Piano Institute Spring Recital

The School of Music presents a recital featuring Southern Miss Piano Institute pre-college students and adults from the community.

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This is Ms. Russell’s Senior Voice Recital featuring works by Verdi, Hahn, Schubert, Barber, and Sondheim. This event is free and open to the public.

Vincent Delia - Double Bass Senior Recital

This is Vincent Delia's Double Bass Senior Recital, a requirement for a Bachelor in Music Performance. The performance will include both solo and accompanied...

Repertory Dance Company Spring Concert 2

The Spring Repertory Dance Company concert 2 is the final Repertory Dance Company concert of the semester and will feature new faculty works, as well as...

Jessica Piso – Flute Master's Recital

This event features second year Master of Music Flute Performance Major Jessica Piso, performing repertoire from across the musical eras. This event is free...

Sunday, May 3

 Songs from the Silver Screen

The School of Music and Choral Activities present the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale’s final concert of the season, featuring Songs from the Silver...

colorful artistic music notes

The School of Music and Choral Activities present the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale’s Anniversary Gala Concert, celebrating the ensemble’s 25th...

Japanese Euphonium Music

This is a non-degree recital that will serve as a tribute to Japan for their contribution to the euphonium repertoire, and will be presented by Daniel...

Sierra Davis

Sierra Davis will perform a recital to partially fulfill the requirements for the Master's Degree in Music Performance. Sierra will be singing music from...

Jairo Garcia - DMA Piano Chamber Recital

This recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree. Mr. Garcia will perform works by Schubert...

Monday, May 4

Dino Henriquez Rios - Senior Piano Recital

This recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance, and will feature works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and...

 Cello Studio Recital

In this end-of-the-year culminating recital, Southern Miss cello students will perform a variety of works ranging from Baroque to the Romantic period, as...

Violin Studio Recital I

This is the first of two concerts featuring the USM Violin Studio, performing their repertoire for the Spring 2020 semester. This event is free and open to...

Tuesday, May 5

Composers' Guild Recital

The Composers' Guild is a student-led group of musicians whose interests span beyond their musical craft and into music composition. The Guild will be...

Piano Studio Recital of Dr. Ellen Price Elder

The School of Music presents a recital featuring graduate and undergraduate pianists from the studio of Dr. Ellen Price Elder.

Ronald Moore - Tenor Senior Recital

Ronald Moore will present a senior Bachelor of Music Education Voice Recital featuring works by Bellini, Poulenc, Schubert, Schumann, and Quilter. This event...

Violin Studio Recital II

This is the second of two concerts featuring the USM Violin Studio, performing their repertoire for the 2020 Spring semester. This event is free and open to...

Thursday, May 7

Zhenyu Yang - Piano Master's Recital

This piano recital will include works by Beethoven and Liszt, with Zhenyu Yang as soloist. This event is free and open to the public.

Symphony Orchestra: A Night of a Hundred Stars

In this fitting conclusion to our Centennial Season, we honor the memory of William T. Gower, one of the most influential conductors of the USM Symphony...

April 8 - May 7, 2020