All events are held in the Concert Hall of the Dorothy Young Center for Arts unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2017 Music Department Events

February 24, March 17, April 7, April 21: 12:00PM
Music at Noon concerts
featuring Drew University students enrolled in private instruction courses

March 31: 8:00PM
Guest Artists: Kinnara Ensemble
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April 1: 7:30PM
Brianna Donofrio (piano): Civic Engagement Project
Benefit for Goryeb Children’s Hospital, featuring Music Department ensembles
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April 2: 7:00PM
Music Department Capstone Presentations

Prof. Leslie Sprout, director

April 8: 3:00PM
Senior Recital: Suzanne Sawyer (C’17), soprano
Prof. Jennifer Pomeroy, instructor

April 9: 7:00PM
Jill Spurr Titus Chamber Music Recital
Prof. David Iskowitz, director

April 9, 23, 30: 9:00PM (Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall)
Compline at Drew
Prof. Jason Bishop, director

April 21: 8:00PM
Drew University Orchestra

Prof. Michael Avagliano, conductor

April 22: 8:00PM
Drew University Chorale & Choral Union presents:
“Operas, Musicals, & Spirituals”
Prof. Jason Bishop, conductor

April 23: 3:00PM
Drew University Flute Ensemble
Prof. Elise Carter, conductor

April 23: 7:00PM
Drew University Jazz Ensemble
Prof. James Saltzman, director

April 24-26
Guest Artists: Bang on a Can in Residence at Drew University
featuring the work of 2017 Mellon Artist-in-Residence Julia Wolfe

  • April 24, 7:00-9:00PMSteel Hammer–An Inside Look: A Discussion with Julia Wolfe and the Bang on a Can All-Stars on the Making of Steel Hammer
  • April 25, 1:15-3:45PM: Open Reading of Student Works (ART 270/MUS 260: Special Topics in Documentary Expression, co-taught by Julia Wolfe and Associate Professor of Art Rebecca Soderholm), and Q&A with the musicians
  • April 26, 3:30-6:30PM: Open Rehearsal for 8:00PM concert, and Q&A with the musicians
  • April 26, 8:00PM: Bang on a Can All-Stars perform Julia Wolfe’s Steel Hammer

Click here for more information about the Drew residency of Bang on a Can and composer Julia Wolfe.

April 28: 7:30PM
Senior Recital: Brianna Donofrio (C’17), piano
Prof. David Iskowitz, instructor