Music at Midweek

Fall 2017 Schedule

All concerts are free and open to the public and take place on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 in the Mago Hunt Recital Hall.

September 6 -  Lisa Chisholm: The Physiology of Fight/Flight

Whether you are a performer or not, get the concert season off to a confident start with this special masterclass with Lisa Chisholm of Master Performing. The Physiology of Fight/Flight is a special presentation which explores everything from dry mouth and shaky voice to sweaty palms, nausea, and weak legs, and gives practical solutions to combat those physical elements of stage fright.

September 18 - Duo - Barbara Heilmair, Clarinet and Marc Bescond, Double Bass

Portland State Clarinet faculty, Barbara Heilmair and Marc Bescond of the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra perform as a Clarinet and Double Bass Duo.

September 20TaKeTiNa

Portland State Professor Emerita, Mary Kogen comes to teach an approach to learning through rhythm and movement. “TaKeTiNa clears and frees the mind to focus. It is a meditative process that integrates mind and body, super-charging our abilities for learning, thinking and creativity.”

September 27 - Digitus Duo

Piano duo Momoko Maramatsu and Maria Garcia come to perform, “Twenty finger symphonic sounds of electic repertoire,”

October 11Nico DeVilliers: Music of Richard Hageman

South African born, London based pianist, and co-author of Making the Tailcoats Fit: The Life and work of Richard Hageman, will perform a lecture recital featuring the music of Dutch-American composer, Richard Hageman following several days of work with UP students on the song repertoire of the composer.

October 18 - No Concert, Fall Break

October 25Susannah Mars: Cabaret

Singer, actress and voice-over artist, Susannah Mars comes to perform a solo cabaret style recital.  This Broadway artist has been featured locally in performances with The Oregon Symphony, Portland Opera and Artist’s Repertory Theater to name but a few.

November 1Student Soloists

  • Maddie Tran, soprano
  • Catherine Jacobs, soprano
  • Maranada Hamilton, cello
  • Kaleigh Grishaber, oboe
  • Luke McCartney, guitar
  • Jack Pfeffer, viola

November 8 - Student Soloists

  • Thomas Curran, baritone  
  • Alissa Henderson, soprano
  • Natalie Werner, mezzo-soprano
  • Lupita Zamora-Resendiz, mezzo-soprano
  • Andrew Weiner, guitar
  •  Mike Cleary, bass

November 15 - Student Soloists

  • Oliva Carbajal, mezzo-soprano
  • David Rodgers, bassoon
  • Luke McCartney, guidar
  • Tori Davis, soprano
  • Natalie Goodpaster, soprano

November 22 - No Concert, Thanksgiving

November 29 - Chamber Music

Flight by Jonathan Dove

  • Maddie Tran, soprano
  • Natalie Werner, mezzo-soprano
  • Mathilda Seger, mezzo-soprano

Beethoven Piano trio

  • Susan McDaniel, piano
  • Kay Smith, clarinet
  • Maranda Hamilton, cello

Trombone choir

William Walton chamber piece for winds

String Quartet 1       

String Quartet 2

December 6 - Student Soloists

  • McKennah Thornton, soprano
  • Allyson Odem, soprano
  • Alyssa Woo, soprano
  • John Robert Schuster, French horn
  • Lauren Guerin, violin
  • Caleb Eades, clarinet



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