October 2011


Free Jacksonville Concerts scheduled for October, 2011

(Venue addresses included at left)

Monday, October 3, 2011 @ 7:30pm
UNF Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents Concert Pianist Benjamin Hochman

Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director
UNF--Recital Hall

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 @ 12:30pm
WEDNESDAY HAPPENING with Kamila Shahtakhtinski, pianist

25-minute music program
Riverside Presbyterian Church

Friday, October 7, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Intercollegiate Choral Festival

JU--Terry Concert Hall

Friday, October 7, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Organ Recital to Commemorate the 200th Birthday of Franz Liszt

Organ works by Liszt, Reubke, and Wagner played by Timothy Tuller, Canon for Music.
St. John's Cathedral

Saturday, October 8, 2011 @ 7pm
Times and Places... Sacred and Serene

Under the direction of Dr. Mark Stallings, the Jacksonville Masterworks Chorale will perform a free concert featuring works by Britten, Copland, Handel, Mozart and more.
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

Saturday, October 8, 2011 @ 7:30pm
7th Annual Upbeat Pink: Musical Tribute to Breast Cancer Survivorship

Dr. Gordon R. Brock, UNF Wind Symphony, conductor
Dr. Cara Tasher, UNF Director of Choral Activities, conductor
Special Guest: Dr. Edith Perez
UNF--Lazzara Performance Hall

Sunday, October 9, 2011 @ 10:45am
Musical Celebration

Jacksonville Men's Chorus, Jim Moody, director

Sunday, October 9, 2011 @ 2:30pm
Intermezzo Sunday Concerts: Shawn Puller, tenor & Read Gainsford, piano

JPL Main Library--Hicks Auditorium

Sunday, October 9, 2011 @ 3pm
Percussion Ensemble Concert

JU--Terry Concert Hall

Monday, October 10, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Faculty Saxophone Recital: Dr. Michael Bovenzi, saxophone

Dr. Michael Mastronicola, piano
UNF--Recital Hall

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Orchestra and Percussion Concert

Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor
Charlotte Mabrey, conductor
Dr. Nick Curry, soloist
UNF--Lazzara Performance Hall

Friday, October 14, 2011 @ 8pm
Choral Concert

FSCJ Wilson Center - Main Stage

Sunday, October 16, 2011 @ 10:45am
Musical Celebration

10:45am "Road Less Travelled"
Anne McKennon & Jeff Parker, vocalists & multi-instrumentalists
11am Joyful Singers, Sharon Scholl, director
Principle I: Worth & Dignity of All People

Sunday, October 16, 2011 @ 3pm
Dr. Zachary Johnson Classical Guitar Concert

Dr. Zachary Johnson is an amazing young guitarist with degrees from Stetson, Yale, and FSU and has performed all over the United States to great acclaim.
St. Mark's Episcopal Church

Sunday, October 16, 2011 @ 6pm
Chamber Music Society of Good Shepherd
presents UNF Brass Ensemble, Randy Tinnin, director

Amanda Pepping, solo trumpet guest artist
Gregory Spiess, organ
Church of the Good Shepherd

Monday, October 17, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Faculty Violin Recital

Dr. Simon Shiao, violin
Dr. Gary Smart, piano
Anna Genest, guest violin
UNF--Recital Hall

Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Chamber Music by Schumann & Tchaikovsky

Powerful works by iconic composers of the Romantic era featuring violinist Marguerite Richardson, cellist Shannon Lockwood,and pianist Scott Watkins.
JU--Terry Concert Hall

Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Friday Musicale Season Gala Opening

  • LESLIE AMPER, piano
    Black tie optional
    Opening Gala TICKETS ARE REQUIRED -- RSVP only.
    Please call 904-355-7584 or email mandie@FridayMusicale.com for your Free Tickets.
    Friday Musicale

    Friday, October 21, 2011 @ 7:30pm
    Matt Daniel, Organ Recital

    The recital will include works by Mendelssohn, Bridge, Bach, Franck and Boellman.
    A reception will follow the recital.
    Holy Family Catholic Church

    Sunday, October 23, 2011 @ 10:45am
    Musical Celebration

    Aaron Krosnick, viola; Mary Lou Wesley Krosnick, piano

    Sunday, October 23, 2011 @ 3pm
    Cover the Town With Sound : with Jacksonville Symphony players

    A free community concert series featuring groups of Jacksonville Symphony musicians bringing music directly to local residents.
    Palms Presbyterian Church

    Sunday, October 23, 2011 @ 4pm
    Beaches Fine Arts Series : State Symphony Capella of Russia

    Beaches Fine Arts Series presents the renowned 50-voice choir in one free performance. Reception follows with art exhibit by Patrick Mahoney.
  • St. Paul's by the Sea Episcopal Church

    Sunday October 23, 2011 @ 5pm
    Octubafest 2011

    Dr. Marc Dickman, coordinator
    Contact Dr. Marc Dickman for info at (904) 620-3841.
    UNF--Band Room (45/1420)

    Monday, October 24, 2011 @ 6pm
    UNF Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents Octubafest with James Gourlay

    Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director
    UNF--Recital Hall

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011 @ 7:30pm
    Jacksonville University Fall Festival

    Description The JU Orchestra opens its season with the high-spirited Festival Overture composed by JU Composition faculty member Jianjun He. Also featured on the program is Claude Debussy’s charming Petite Suite.
    JU--Terry Concert Hall

    Thursday, October 27, 2011 @ 7:30pm
    Faculty Trio Recital

    Featuring Selections by Bach, Scarlatti, Faure, Schumann, and Ravel
    Dr. Cara Tasher, soprano
    Dr. Nick Curry, cello
    Dr. Erin K. Bennett, piano
    UNF--Recital Hall

    Sunday, October 30, 2011 @ 10:45am
    Musical Celebration

    Aron Mujumdar, violin; Henson Markham, harpsichord
    Bach: Sonata No. 4 in C Minor

    Sunday, October 30, at 11:00 a.m.
    Johannes Brahms’ "A German Requiem" (first half)

    sung by the RPC Cantata Choir with organist Catherine Fortson
    Riverside Presbyterian Church

    Sunday, October 30, 2011 @ 3pm
    Faculty Piano Recital

    Dr. Gary Smart, piano
    UNF--Recital Hall
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