February 2013

Calendar of Free* Classical Concerts in Jacksonville

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

Tuesday, February 5 @ 7:30pm
Concerto Showcase Concert

Dr. Simon Shiao, conductor
  • UNF Robinson Theater

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013 @ 10:15 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
    25th Annual Koger/Matteson Jazz Festival

    Dr. Clarence Hines, director
  • Robinson Theater

    Wednesday, February 6 @ 12:30pm
    Wednesday Happening: Tugce Tari, piano

    Ms. Tari earned music degrees at the Istanbul University State Conservatory and at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. She has performed recitals and chamber music concerts throughout the United States and in Europe. If you would like to stay for the lunch following the concert in Bittinger Hall, please RSVP by Monday, February 4, to the church office 355-4585.
  • Riverside Presbyterian Church

    Wednesday, February 6 @ 6-7:30pm
    Promendade! Art Walk Concert, featuring the JU Chamber Strings

    Jacksonville Public Library is hosting a free program of music for string ensemble as part of its Promenade! First Wednesday Art Walk Concerts series. Students from Jacksonville University will perform under the direction of Dr. Marguerite Richardson, with guest cellist Dr. Shannon Lockwood. The free concert will include works by Handel, Faure, Mozart, Mascagni, Mendelssohn, and local composer Piotr Szewczyk. Free parking is available in the public garage on Duval Street at the corner of Main Street.
  • JPL Main Library - Hicks Auditorium

    Sunday, February 10 @ 4pm
    Beaches Fine Arts Series: Paul Jacobs, Organ

    The young chair of the Juilliard Organ Department returns for a third appearance on the series.
  • St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral

    Tuesday, February 12 @ 7:30-9pm
    First Coast Wind Ensemble: Music of Robert Sheldon

    A 60-member community music organization led by conductors Artie Clifton and Don Zentz. The concert will feature the music of award-winning American composer Robert Sheldon. His 200 compositions for wind band are some of the most performed works in American music education. The concert will also feature the music of William Grant Still, James Weldon Johnson, Leonard Bernstein, Brian Balmages and Terig Tucci.
  • Bolles Bartram Parker Auditorium / 2264 Bartram Rd.

    Wednesday, February 13 @ 7:30pm
    Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Music Series presents Trio di Colore

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

  • Friday, February 15 @ 11:30am & 7:30pm
    Trio di Colore
    Dr. Guy Yehuda, clarinet, Lambert Chen, viola, Jimmy Briere, piano
    • Friday Musicale

    Sunday, February 17 @ 4pm
    Guitarist Michael Nigro
    Celebrating the release of his new recording, "A Journey Through Latin America," Mr. Nigro will be visiting us from California where he teaches at Southern Vanguard University. He will perform works by Latin American composers and share stories about the composers and their musical works.
    • All Saints Episcopal Church

    Sunday, February 17 @ 6pm
    JU Voice Majors

    Voice majors from the voice studios at Jacksonville University under the direction of Kimberly Beasley, Assistant Professor of Voice will be presenting a program of opera and musical theatre, as well as scenes from the JU opera productions for the spring, Street Scene, by Kurt Weill, also directed by Kimberly Beasley.
    • Friday Musicale

    Friday, February 22 @ 7:30pm
    Sing into Spring! Vocal Showcase

    Featuring UNF Choral Ensembles and Student Soloists Dr. Cara Tasher, UNF Director of Choral Activities/conductor
  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Saturday, February 23 @ 7:30-9pm
    Guest Composer/Conductor Robert Sheldon

    Partner concert by the First Coast Wind Ensemble and the Jacksonville Private Schools Honor Band will take place at Jacksonville University, performing Sheldon's Stormchasers, Rhapsodic Celebration, Iberian Escapades, Velocity and Danzas Cubanas.
  • JU - Terry Concert Hall

    Monday, February 25 @ 7:30pm
    Faculty Recital: Dr. Erin K. Bennett, piano

  • UNF - Recital Hall

    Thursday, February 28 @ 7:30pm
    Guest Artist Recital: Michelle Huang, piano

  • UNF - Recital Hall