UCA to end semester with 3 powerful performances

Maddie Wright

As the spring semester wraps up, the School of Music, Theater, and Dance is finishing strong with three musical events.

Attached to the University Center of the Arts is the Edna Rizley Griffin Concert Hall. (Collegian File Photo)

With a little something for everyone, a variety of music will be filling the University Center for the Arts on April 28, April 29 and May 1. 


First show: “It Could Be Anything”

The first show is the New Music Ensemble’s “It Could Be Anything” on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. The group shows the growth and change of music by looking at trends in global music. Andrew Jacobson, a special assistant professor of oboe, with be conducting the group.

Second show: World Percussion Concert

The second show is the World Percussion Concert on April 29 at 4 p.m. This includes CSU’s steel bands, the Ragtime Marimba Band and the Civil War Rope Drum Ensemble.

“This concert is always fun with wide range of musical styles,” said Eric Hollenbeck, the coordinator of percussion and an associate professor of percussion.

All of these concerts are free for CSU students, $3 for youth, $12 for seniors and $14 for everyone else. 

Third show: Symphonic Band Concert 

The third show is the Symphonic Band Concert on May 1 at 7:30 p.m. This event shows both traditional and contemporary music. Richard Frey, an associate director of bands and assistant professor of music conducting, is conducting this show.

Collegian reporter Maddie Wright can be reached at entertainment@collegian.com or on Twitter @maddierwright.