March 2012

Calendar of Free* Concerts in Jacksonville

*Listings of Jacksonville concerts advertised as FREE are compiled chiefly from online calendars, and could be subject to change or cancellation. || Most venue addresses are given at left.

Friday, March 2 @ 11am & 7pm
Mary L'Engle Ensemble

  • Luigi Boccherini: Quartett Op. 33, No. 6 in A Major
  • Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet, Op. 44
    Timothy Edwards & Swantje Biernacki,violins
    Angelo Goderre, viola; Linda Minke, cello; Tugci Tari, piano
    Friday Musicale

    Friday, March 2 @ 7:30pm
    Julie Detweiler, clarinet. Michelle Huang, piano
    Guest Clarinet and Piano Recital
    UNF - Recital Hall

    Sunday, March 4 @ 10:45am
    Sunday Music: In Celebration of Women's History Month
    Brittnee Siemon, mezzo; Brent Bevis, guitar
  • Monodies of Francesca Caccini (1587- after 1641)

    Sunday, March 4 @ 7pm
    Brahms and Friends

    With mezzo-soprano Jane Christeson, baritone Bobb Robinson and pianist Michael Rickman.
    Lakewood Presbyterian Church

    Monday, March 5 @ 7:30pm
    UNF Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents
    Mezzo Soprano Aidan Soder with Pianist Lee Thompson
    Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director
    UNF- Recital Hall

    Tuesday, March 6 @ 7:30pm
    Concerto Showcase Concert

    Featuring Members of the UNF Orchestra, Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor
    UNF - Robinson Theater

    Tuesday, March 6 @ 7:30pm
    Hot off the Press!

    Join the JU Orchestra and JU faculty composers for an evening of newly composed orchestral music in this biennial event, a community favorite. Also featured will be compositions by the 2010 and 2011 student winners of the Delius Prize in Composition. Following the concert, “get into the heads” of the composers in an informal audience Q & A.
    JU - Terry Concert Hall

    Wednesday, March 7 @ 7:30pm
    Composition Majors Concert

    Varied Orchestration performing new works by some of Jacksonville University’s most talented young composers.
    JU - Terry Concert Hall

    Wednesday, March 7 @ 7:30pm
    Guest Violin Recital with Dr. Sarah Gentry

    Dr. Simon Shiao, coordinator
    UNF Recital Hall

    Thursday-Saturday, March 8-10
    UNF Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents
    4th Annual Florida Clarinet Extravaganza!

    Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director
    Check UNF Calendar for complete Events Schedule
    UNF - Fine Arts Center

    Thursday, March 8 @ 7:30pm
    Guy Yehuda & Michael Bovenzi Recital “Wood and Gold”

    UNF - Recital Hall

    Friday, March 9 @ 7:30pm
    Beaches Fine Arts: Ian Bostridge, tenor

    St. Paul's by the Sea

    Friday, March 9 @ 7:30pm
    Sean Osborn, Clarinet

    UNF - Recital Hall

    Saturday, March 10 @ 7:30pm
    JU Percussion Ensemble Concert

    Rags, Rags, Rags featuring the music of George Hamilton Green, Sammy Herman, Harry Breuer, Zez Confrey and others. This is a concert that is perfect for old and young alike.
    JU - Terry Concert Hall

    Saturday, March 10 @ 7:30pm
    Michael Norsworthy, clarinet “The Color of Sound”

    UNF - Recital Hall

    Sunday, March 11 @ 10:45am
    Sunday Music: In Celebration of Women's History Month
    Jena Huebner, doublebass; Jeanne Huebner, piano

    Sunday, March 11 @ 2:30pm
    Intermezzo Sunday Concert, with Flint River Trio

    Russell Brown, clarinet; Boyan Bonev, cello; Mimi Noda, piano
  • Martinu: Variations on a Theme of Rossini
  • Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
  • Beethoven: Trio, Op. 38
    JPL Main Library - Hicks Auditorium

    Sunday, March 11 @ 3pm
    New Music Improvisations

    Dr. Jeff Agrell, horn, Dr. Gary Smart, piano
    UNF - Recital Hall

    Sunday, March 11 @ 5pm
    Bobb Robinson Studio Recital

    Featuring the voice students of Dr. Bobb Robinson:
    Nick Boucher, Raquel Lopez, Ellen Marini, Zeek Smith, Kelly Wolfe, Alex Rodriguez, Michelle Mestas, Erick Crow, Claire C. Futo, Leanna Brown, Ciaran Sontag, Rachel Harding, Brittany Carter and Dean Winter; Stephen Fennell, Keyboard
    There will be a wine and cheese reception following the concert. Please bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for Arlington Community Services.
    Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church

    Sunday, March 11 @ 7:30pm
    A Journey of the Heart

    Orange Park Chorale
    Hendricks Avenue Baptist

    Monday, March 12 @ 6pm
    2012 Young Artists Competition Finals

    Jacksonville Youth Symphony
    Times-Union Center

    Thursday, March 15 at 7:30pm
    High School Choral Invitational
    The JU Choirs share the stage with outstanding high school choruses from throughout the greater Jacksonville area in a celebration of choral music education in our schools.
    JU - Terry Concert Hall

    Sunday, March 18, 10:45 am
    Sunday Music: Ken Anoff, drums

    Sunday, March 18 @ 3pm
    Dreamy March Music

    Northeast Florida Conservatory Band, Richard Dickson, Director; The Heritage Singers of Jacksonville, Michael Dell, Artistic Director; Cathy Nye, Accompanist
    All Souls Anglican Church (4042 Hartley Road)

    Sunday, March 18 @ 7pm
    San Marco Chamber Music Society Presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    We learn about Mozart's financial troubles during the later years of his life through his letters to his wealthy friend, Michael Puchberg. Actor Kevin Roberts will portray Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Featuring Violinist Ruxandra Marquardt, violist Ellen Olson, and cellist Laurie Casseday
  • Mozart's Divertimento, K. 563.
    Free will offering taken.
    St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran

    Tuesday, March 20 @ 7:30pm
    UNF Percussion Ensemble Concert
    Charlotte Mabrey, director
    UNF - Robinson Theater

    Friday, March 23 @ 11am & 7:30pm
    Baroque Music, Baroque Instruments

  • Louis de Caix d’Hervelois: Les Vendangeuses for oboe and basso continuo
  • Pietro Antonio Locatelli: Sonata No. 1 for flute and basso continuo
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971
  • Giovanni Benedetto Platti: Sonata for Oboe, Bassoon, and Basso Continuo
  • Georg Philipp Telemann: Quartet No. 1 in D Major
    Tammara Phillips, baroque flute; Ann Adams, baroque oboe; Lee Goodhew Romm, baroque bassoon; Boyd Jones, harpsichord
    Friday Musicale

    Saturday, March 24 @ Times to be determined
    John Cage Festival: 100th Birthday Celebration : Opening Event
    “Circus of Happening: A Chance-Determined Series of Arranged Convergence (for John Cage)”

    Performances by numerous local and regional artists
    CoRK Arts District (2689 Rosselle St., Jacksonville, FL)

    Sunday, March 25 @ 10:45am
    Sunday Music: Rob Tudor, baritone; Michelle Huang, piano

    Sunday, March 25 @ 6pm,
    Kim Beasley Sings Bach Cantatas
  • Cantata No. 84, 'Ich bin vergnügt meinem Glücke'
  • Cantata No 31, 'Der Himmel lacht'
  • 'Mein gläubiges Herze' from Cantata No. 68
  • Cantata No. 51, 'Jauchzet Gott'
  • 'Mein Freund ist mein' from Cantata No. 140
    Assisted by: Kristin Kusic, oboe; Julian Kaplan, trumpet, Marguerite Richardson, Sam LaGarde, violins, Peter Dutilly, viola; Shannon Lockwood, cello; Scott Watkins, continuo
    Good Shepherd - Worsham Hall

    Sunday, March 25 @ 7:30pm
    Clarinet Recital
    Students from the Studio of Dr. Guy Yehuda, coordinator
    UNF - Recital Hall

    Monday, March 26 @ 7:30pm
    John Cage Festival: 100th Birthday Celebration
    The Revenge of the Dead Indians: In Memoriam of John Cage
    A screening of the documentary film
    MOCA-Jacksonville (133 N. Laura St.)

    Monday, March 26 @ 7:30pm
    UNF String Showcase Concert
    Students from the Studios of Dr. Nick Curry, Dr. Simon Shiao, Dr. Jason Lindsay, and Professors Melissa Barrett and Renate Falkner
    Dr. Simon Shiao, coordinator
    UNF - Recital Hall

    Tuesday, March 27 @ 7:30pm
    John Cage Festival: 100th Birthday Celebration

    Dutch Sound Artist Jaap Blonk
    MOCA-Jacksonville (133 N. Laura St.)

    Wednesday, March 28 @ 7:30pm
    John Cage Festival: 100th Birthday Celebration

    Violinist Tom Chiu,founder of the the esteemed FLUX Quartet, presents a program of rarely heard works for solo stringed instrument.
  • Freeman Etudes (1977-90)
  • 26' 1.1499" for solo string instrument (1953-55)
  • Cheap Imitations (1969/1977)
    J. Johnson Gallery (177 4th Ave. N., Jax Beach)

    Wednesday, March 28 @ 7:30pm
    Evning of Contemporary Music
    UNF Brass and Percussion Ensembles
    Featuring Concerto for Flute and Metal Orchestra by Randall Croley
    Dr. Randall Tinnin, conductor
    Rhonda Cassano, coordinator, guest flute soloist
    UNF - Fine Arts Center, Room 1404

    Wednesday, March 28 @ 7:30 – 8:30 PM
    Peter Dutilly, composition (Senior recital)
    JU - Venue not given

    Thursday, March 29 @ 7:30pm
    Carolyne Scott, harp (Senior Recital)
    JU - Venue not given

    Friday, March 30 @ 11am & 7:30pm
    John Cage Festival: 100th Birthday Celebration

    Pianist Louis Goldstein (Wake Forest University)
  • 4’33” (1952)
  • ASLSP (1985)
  • Sonatas and Interludes (1946-48)
    Friday Musicale

    Saturday, March 31
    @ 3:30 – Jacob Campbell, viola (Junior Recital)
    @ 5:30 – Ronald (Sam) Lagarde, violin (Senior Recital)
    @ 7:30 – Alfred Meneses, piano (Senior Recital)
    JU - Venues not given