March 2014

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.

Sunday, March 2 @ 3pm
Alexei Romanenko: Bach Cello Suites 3 & 5
Free. Donations will benefit Music@Grace
* ORANGE PARK: Grace Episcopal Church, 245 Kingsley

Sunday, March 2 @ 3pm
Piano Studio Recital
* JU - Terry Concert Hall

Monday, March 3 @ 7:30pm
Andre Washington's Senior recital

Music for on cello
* UNF Fine Arts Center

Tuesday, March 4 @ 7pm
Tuesday Serendade with DA Piano Students

Students from the award-winning Piano Department at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts will perform under the guidance of faculty coordinator Vera Watkins. Their varied program includes works by Scarlatti, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and Rachmaninoff.
* JPL - Main Library, Hicks Auditorium

Wednesday, March 5 @ 7:30pm
Music by Carlisle Floyd & Samuel Barber
Favorite arias from the operas of Carlisle Floyd, plus Floyd’s dramatic Piano Sonata, and Samuel Barber’s Cello Sonata and Dover Beach for Baritone and String Quartet. Features soprano Kimberly
Beasley, baritone Jay Ivey, pianist Scott Watkins, cellist Shannon Lockwood, violinist Marguerite Richardson.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall

Thursday, March 6 @ 7:30pm
Howard Hanson's Merry Mount
Composed in 1930 and rarely heard today, American composer Howard Hanson’s Merry Mount is loosely based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story “The Maypole of Merry Mount.” Featuring soprano Kimberly Beasley and new faculty member baritone Jay Ivey. Concert also includes a premiere performance of a new work for chorus and percussion by composer Donald McCullough. The Jacksonville University Chorus is conducted by Tim Snyder.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall

Friday, March 7 @ 7:30pm
Student New Music Recital
 * JU - Terry Concert Hall

Saturday, March 8 @ 7:30pm
Faculty New Music Recital
 * JU - Terry Concert Hall

Sunday. March 9 @ 3pm
Mario Carbotta, flute
* Friday Musicale

Sunday, March 9 @ 7pm
San Marco Chamber Music Society
Hans Christian Andersen's classic story, with music and narrator. Narrated by Jocelyn Geronimo. Also on the program is the Kodaly Serenade for 2 violins and viola, and Rebonds B for solo percussion. With Les Roettges, flute, Chris Chappell and Aurica Duca, violins, Ellen Olson, viola, Betsy Federman, cello, and Steve Merrill, percussion. This will be a kid-friendly concert! Please come and bring the family! Free admission, free will offering taken.
* St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church

Monday, March 10 @ 7pm
Alexei Romanenko: Bach Cello Suites 1, 2, 4 & 6
Free. Donations will benefit Music@Grace
* ORANGE PARK: Grace Episcopal Church, 245 Kingsley

Monday, March 10 @ 7:30pm
The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Series presents Flutist Mario Carbotta

Co-sponsored with Friday Musicale
* UNF - Recital Hall

Monday, March 10 @ 7:30pm
Hot Off the Press
Join the Jacksonville University Orchestra plus faculty, student, and community composers for an evening of newly composed orchestral music in this biennial event. Compositions by the 2012 and 2013 student winners of the Delius Prize in Composition will be featured. Following the concert, enjoy your chance to “get into the heads” of the composers in an informal question/answer session with the audience. This concert caps off the inaugural New Music Festival at JU.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall

Wednesday, March 12 @ 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

Thursday, March 13 @ 7:30pm
JUMU: Student Recital
Another installment in the series of recitals that feature nominated music students for special recognition as performers and composers.
* JU - Terry Concert Hall

Friday, March 14 @ 7:30pm
Baritone Jacob Rothman's  Senior Recital
It will be a night featuring themes of love with Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Finzi, Mozart, Handel, and Ravel. 
* UNF - Recital Hall

Sunday, March 16 @ 3pm
Orange Park Chorale's "Musical History Tour: A Whole Lot of Years of Broadway.”
Musical theater is a passion of ours, and for more than a hundred years so many incredible composers and styles have made their way through the Great White Way. This program will run the gamut of that great variety, with representative pieces from throughout the history of Broadway ranging from Carousel to Guys and Dolls to Candide to Wicked, and everything in between.
* Riverside Presbyterian Church

Sunday, March 23 @ 3pm
Intermezzo Concert: First Coast Community Music School
Faculty Recital

Performers include instructors from Jacksonville University, Stetson University and the University of North Florida. Among the scheduled performers are flutists Laura Dwyer and Angela Muller, oboist Ann Adams, pianist Lynne Radcliffe, violinist Timothy Edwards, and cellist Shannon Lockwood.
* JPL - Main Library, Hicks Auditorium

Sunday, March 23 @ 3pm
David Sadlier, tenor & Lelia Molthrop Sadlier, piano
This husband and wife team specializes in German Lieder and British art song.
* Friday Musicale

Sunday, March 30 @ 5pm
Choral Evensong - The St. Mark’s Choir

The St. Mark’s choir will sing an Evensong for Lent featuring beautiful classical organ and choral music. Free and open to the public.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church