2014-15 Music Flagship Program Calendar  

 

The majority of UNF Music Flagship Program concerts are free. Proceeds from sales of ticketed events go to promote talented music students via scholarships. If you have a question concerning an event, please call the main office Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at (904) 620-2961. Events are subject to change without notice. Please check this online calendar the day of your concert for any changes in time or venue.

Those attending music events may park at no charge on the 2nd – 4th floors of the Fine Arts Center Garage and Lot 1 (lot surrounding the Fine Arts Center Garage). Outside of this designated section, parking permits which cost $5 are required and enforcement is administered. Permits may be purchased from the Parking Information booths, located at the I-295 or Kernan Boulevard campus entrance. If you have any questions, please contact UNF Parking and Transportation Services at 904-620-2815.

 

UNF TICKET BOX OFFICE: (904) 620-2878 - UNF PARKING INFO

[NEW EVENT = Added after calendar was printed. UPDATED EVENT = Change to what printed calendar lists.]   

 

To request a print calendar, or be on our monthly e-mail newsletter, contact Ashley Earles-Bennett.

For general questions contact the office at (904) 620-2961.


NOVEMBER


UNF Orchestra Concert
Dr. Simon Shiao, coordinator
6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2
All Saints Episcopal Church: 4171 Hendricks Avenue
Free admission, but donations welcome

The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Series presents
Iridium Saxophone Quartet

Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4
Recital Hall
Free admission


Music @ Main Emergence presents UNF Student Chamber Music Ensembles - NEW EVENT
Dr. Simon Shiao, coordinator
7 p.m., Tuesday, November 4
Main Library, Hicks Auditorium: 303 Laura St. N.
Free admission - jplmusic.blogspot.com

Reconnect Concert: #reconnect14unf
Social Media Music Gathering with the Osprey Choral Ensembles and Percussion Ensemble (Bring your mobile devices!)

Dr. Cara Tasher/Charlotte Mabrey, co-conspirators
7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 7 (Note our print calendar says the concert begins at 5. It has been updated to 7:30 p.m.)
Lazzara Performance Hall
Free admission

Music of the Marx Brothers
Dr. Marc Dickman, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11
Recital Hall
Free admission

UNF Wind Symphony/Concert Band Fall Concert
Shawn Barat, conductor
7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 14
Robinson Theater
Tickets: Adults $10 / Students Free

The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Series presents
Violinist Charles Castleman

Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18
Recital Hall
Free admission

UNF Orchestra Concert
Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20
Lazzara Performance Hall
Tickets: Adults $10 / Students Free

Guest Artist Recital: Tatiana Gorbunova, piano - NEW EVENT
Dr. Erin Bennett, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 21
Recital Hall
Free admission

DECEMBER


Handel’s Messiah: Featuring UNF Chamber Singers, Messiah Orchestra and Student Soloists
Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor
7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church: 4129 Oxford Avenue
Free admission

The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Series presents
Pianist Robert Satterless (Gilead Mishroy had to postpone.)
Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2
Recital Hall
Free admission


Jazz Combo Night
Lynne Arriale, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3
Robinson Theater
Tickets: $20 / $8 for Students
Call the box office at (904) 620-2878.

Piano Play-Off Competition: Sonatas
Dr. Erin Bennett, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4
Recital Hall
Free admission


Student Chamber Music Concert - NEW EVENT
Dr. Erin Bennett, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5
Recital Hall
Free admission
 
9th Annual Feast of Carols: UNF Chorale Hosts Ensembles from DASOTA, Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, Clay County High School and First Coast High School in the Annual Sing-a-long Concert
Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor
4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6
Lazzara Performance Hall.
Tickets: $7 in advance/$10 at the door/Students free with ID - Senior citizens, age 55 and older, are able to purchase tickets for $7 by calling the UNF Ticket Box Office at (904) 620-2878 between Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
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Pictures with Santa starting at 3:15!


Music @ Main Intermezzo Sunday Concerts presents "Holiday Excursions" with Dr. Gary Smart - NEW EVENT
3 p.m., Sunday, December 14
Main Library, Hicks Auditorium: 303 Laura St. N.
Free admission - jplmusic.blogspot.com 

JANUARY


UNF Percussion Ensemble Chamber Concert
Charlotte Mabrey, coordinator
Tuesday, Jan. 27
7:30 p.m., Recital Hall
Free admission

FCC Symposium
Dr. Nick Curry, conductor
Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 29-31
Fine Arts Center – Schedule TBA
Free admission
(Note: The concerts will be as follows: January 29 – UNF Student and Faculty Showcase Concert 7:30 p.m.; January 30 – Florida Community College (FCC) Jazz Group and FCC Student Showcase Winners; January 31 – Final Concert including : FCC Guitar Ensemble, FCC Chorus, FCC Orchestra, FCC Band and FCC Percussion Ensemble.)

FEBRUARY


Koger/Matteson Jazz Festival

Dr. Clarence Hines, coordinator
10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3
Lazzara Performance Hall
Free admission

27th Annual Great American Jazz Series presents
Kurt Elling ‘Beach Meets West’ Collaboration
with the Beaches Fine Arts Series

J.B. Scott, artistic director
7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6
Robinson Theater
Free admission

Sing into Spring: Featuring Osprey Choral Ensembles, Student Conductors and Select Student Soloists
Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor
4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 8
Recital Hall
Free admission

UNF Orchestra Concerto Showcase Concert
Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11
Robinson Theater
Tickets: Adults $10 / Students Free

UNF Wind Symphony Concerto Showcase Concert
Featuring an Outstanding Student Soloist

Dr. Gordon Brock, conductor
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25
Lazzara Performance Hall
Tickets: Adults $10 / Students Free

MARCH


27th Annual Great American Jazz Series presents
Alon Yavnai and Joca Perpignan
Spring Fever “Where the Middle East Meets Brazil”

with UNF JE1 and the UNF Orchestra
J.B. Scott, artistic director
7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5
Lazzara Performance Hall
Tickets: $8/$17/$25
Call the box office at (904) 620-2878.

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UNF Opera presents Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini and excerpts of Marriage of Figaro by W. A. Mozart
Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, director
7:30 p.m., Friday-Monday, March 6-9
Robinson Theater
Note: March 8 is a matinee only performance at 3 p.m.
Tickets: $18
Call the box office at (904) 620-2878.

Pianopalooza
Dr. Erin Bennett, coordinator
6 p.m., Sunday, March 8
Friday Musicale: 645 Oak Street
Free admission

Jazz Combo Night
Lynne Arriale, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Monday, March 9
Recital Hall
Free admission

The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Series presents
Soprano Juliana Gondek

Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March31
Recital Hall
Free admission

APRIL


27th Annual Great American Jazz Series presents
Terell Stafford and Dick Oatts “A Tribute to Nat and Cannonball Adderley”

J.B. Scott, artistic director
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 2
Robinson Theater
Tickets: $8/$17/$25
Call the box office at (904) 620-2878.

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The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Series presents
Pianist Yasuko Tasumi

Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Apr. 7
Recital Hall
Free admission

UNF Percussion Ensemble
Charlotte Mabrey, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Friday, Apr. 10
Robinson Theater
Free admission

Wind Symphony/Concert Band Faculty Showcase Concert
Featuring piano soloist, Dr. Erin Bennett in a performance of
George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

Dr. Gordon Brock, Wind Symphony conductor
Professor Shawn Barat, Concert Band conductor
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Apr. 14
Robinson Theater
Tickets: Adults $10 / Students Free

Jazz Combo Night
Lynne Arriale, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Apr. 15
Robinson Theater
Tickets: $20/$8 for students
Call the box office at (904) 620-2878.

27th Annual Great American Jazz Series presents
JE1 Plays the Music of JE1

J.B. Scott, artistic director
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Apr. 16
Robinson Theater.
Tickets: $8/$12
Call the box office at (904) 620-2878.

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Choral Works Master Concert
Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor
7:30 p.m., Friday, Apr. 17
Free admission

Orchestra Concert
Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor
7:30 p.m., Monday, Apr. 20
Robinson Theater
Tickets: Adults $10 / Students Free

Piano Studio Recital featuring the Students of Erin Bennett and Gary Smart
Dr. Erin Bennett, coordinator
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Apr. 21
Recital Hall
Free admission