April 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.

Monday, April 2 @ 7:30pm
Electronic Music: Retrospective and Prospective
Methods of Synthesis & Sampling students will perform classic electronic music pieces during the first half of the program. During the second half, current techniques used in electronic music will be demonstrated through student and faculty compositions.
JU - Terry Concert Hall

Thursday, April 5 @ 7pm
Organ and Piano Music with Bette Mattox and Gwen Hernandez

The free concert featuring classical and religious music will be followed with a reception in the Maguire Fellowship Hall. Donations will be accepted.
Southside Baptist Church, 1435 Atlantic Blvd. 396-6633

Thursday, April 5 @ 7:30pm
JU Student Chamber Ensembles

From saxophones to string quartets, enjoy an evening of chamber music performed by the JU student chamber ensembles, including the Honors chamber ensembles.
JU - Terry Concert Hall

Friday, April 6 @ 7pm
Marcel Dupré’s Stations of the Cross (Le Chemin de la croix)

Timothy Tuller, organ, with poetry by Paul Claudel preceding each movement, recited by Hayley Zeller.
St. John's Cathedral

Sunday, April 8, 10:45 am
Sunday music with Julian Toha, piano

Villa Lobos, Scriabin

Monday, April 9 @ 7:30pm
Borromeo String Quartet
UNF Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series
Dr. Guy Yehuda, Artistic Director
UNF - Recital Hall

April 10 at 7:30 PM
Pictures at an Exhibition
Piano Studio Annual Spring Recital.

The popular suite by Russian composer Modest Musorgsky, plus American composer Edward MacDowell’s hauntingly beautiful New England Idyls. Features JU’s piano students.
JU - Terry Concert Hall

Friday, April 13 @ 11am & 7:30pm
Read Gainsford, piano

• Fantasy in C Minor, K. 457 | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
• 3 Préludes | Claude Debussy
• Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111 | Ludwig van Beethoven
Friday Musicale

Friday, April 13 @ 7pm
The University of North Florida Chorale - A Spring Choral Festival

Choral music from the Renaissance to the 21st Century, Dr. Cara Tascher, Director. A freewill offering will support the choir's upcoming tour of South Africa.
All Saints Episcopal Church

Sunday, April 15 @ 10:45am
Sunday Music, with Swantje Biernacki (violin), Linda Minke (cello) & Jeanne Huebner (piano)

• Elfrida Andrée: Piano Trio in G minor

Sunday, April 15 @ 2:30pm
Intermezzo Sunday Concert, with Lawrence Quinnett, piano
2011 Winner of the FSU Chapman Piano Competition

• Haydn: Sonata in E minor, Hob XVI: 34
• Ligeti: Etudes, Book I
• Chopin: Polonaise, in A-flat major, Op. 53 “Heroic”
• Franck: Prélude, Choral et Fugue
• Rachmaninoff: Lilacs
JPL Main Library - Hicks Auditorium

Sunday, April 15 @ 3pm
Winds Chamber Concert

JU - Terry Concert Hall

Sunday, April 15 @ 4pm
First Coast Chorale, Claire Scott, Director

Gregorian Chant and Medieval Conductus, Southern Harmony Shape Note songs, works by Craig Courtney, Don Besig, Katie Moran Bart, Thomas Morley and Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. With Lorraine Roettges and Steven Gonzalez, Recorders, and Michael Dell, organ.
A freewill offering will be requested.
St. Paul's By the Sea Episcopal Church

April 15 @ 6pm
Chamber Music Society of Good Shepherd presents
JU Spring Choral Concert
University Singers, Men’s and Women’s Choruses in a varied program of music from the centuries.
Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

Thursday, April 19 @ 7:30pm
JU Spring Choral Concert

Featuring the University Singers, Men’s and Women’s Choruses in a varied program of music from the centuries
JU - Terry Concert Hall

Thursday, April 19 @ 7:30pm
Sing into Spring Choral Sendoff Concert

Dr. Cara Tasher, conductor
UNF - Lazzara Performance Hall

Friday, April 20 @ 11am & 7:30pm
Opera at Friday Musicale: Mozart's The Impressario

Bella Voce Cabaret, Jim Goodell, producer
Friday Musicale

Sunday, April 22 @ 10:45am
Sunday Music, with Michael Cameron, piano


Sunday, April 22 at 3:00pm
First Coast Wind Ensemble Family Concert
An educational concert for the whole family. Bring the kids!
JU - Terry Concert Hall

Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:30pm
Exotic Journeys
During the winter of 1887, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov began work on a symphonic suite based on the exotic book The Arabian Nights, resulting in his most popular work, the dazzling and colorful Scheherazade. Join the JU Orchestra in a performance of this distinctively Russian work in the season finale concert.
JU - Terry Concert Hall

Sunday, April 29 @ 5pm
A Safari Soundlab Benefit Concert

The local band Safari Soundlab and guests will present a benefit concert to support and raise awareness for both the Invisible Children (Kony2012) and Against Malaria Foundation charities. Though the concert is free, a donation for these charities will be taken at the conclusion of the concert. Also accepting donations of a non-perishable food items for Arlington Community Services.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church

Sunday, April 29 @ 6pm
Solemn Choral Evensong in observance of Good Shepherd Sunday

Music of Stewart, Sumsion, Smith, Finzi, and Howells.
Reception following in Craig Hall. (Incense will be used at this service)
Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

Sunday, April 29 @ 7pm
On the Riverbank Fine Arts Series: Choral Concert

The Parish Choir, Dr. Matthew Caine, Director.
Works by Byrd, Biebl, Brahms, Britten, Parry, and others. A freewill offering will be taken and a reception will follow.
Episcopal Church of Our Savior