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2 March 2007
Upcoming Musical Events:
Another Weekend Full of Guest Artists

The JSU community is being presented with another full weekend of opportunities to hear a variety of outstanding musical events.
  • On Friday, 2 March, Kaleidoscope 2007 events continue with the appearance of the “Semplice Duo” at 7:00 p.m. in the Mason Hall Performance Center. Cristina Ballatori, flute, and Kevin Chance, piano, will present a varied program of works for virtuoso flute in an intimate setting.

  • On Saturday, 3 March, the Seven Hills Opera Company will present a concert version of the ever-popular operetta “Die Fledermaus” at 7:30 p.m. in Mason Hall Performance Center. Mistaken identities, flirtations at a masked ball, elegant frivolities and confusions of all kinds provide a hilarious vehicle for some of the most captivating music ever written. The setting has been updated from the elegance of 1870s Vienna to Prohibition Chicago of the 1920s. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students; they may be purchased by calling 782-5876 or at the door.

  • “Music at the Museum” series continues on Sunday, 4 March at 3:00 p.m. with an appearance by the “Magic Flutes of Alabama”, a professional flute choir based in Birmingham.
Next week on Thursday evening, 8 March at 7:30 p.m., the Chamber Winds of JSU will present a concert in the Mason Hall Performance Center. Under the direction of Mr. Kenneth Bodiford, the Chamber Winds of JSU is the premier large instrumental wind ensemble of the David L. Walters Department of Music.

A number of degree recitals will be presented by JSU Music students. These include Melanie Carter, French Horn, on Sunday, 4 March at 7:30; Andrew Lightner, Percussion, on Tuesday, 6 March at 8:00 p.m., and a joint recital by Keri Magalad, Percussion and Brandon Dodge, Percussion, on Wednesday, 7 March at 7:00 p.m. All programs will be presented in the Mason Hall Performance Center.

The public is cordially invited to all performances, which are free unless otherwise noted. Parking is conveniently located for the on-campus venue.

For further information, contact the Music Office at 782-5559 or consult the Department web page: Music: Events Calendar.

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