Conservatory of Music

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Conservatory of Music Concerts & Events
Boesel Musical Arts Center
(440) 826-8078
creynold@bw.edu

The BW Conservatory is now Live-Streaming selected concerts.  Visit the live-streaming web page to see the schedule as well as instructions on enjoying a live-streamed BW event. 

 

Concerts below denoted with an asterisk (*) will be live-streamed.

Concerts and Events

All events take place in Fanny Nast Gamble Auditorium, and are free, unless otherwise noted.  Other possible venues include:

  • Fanny Nast Gamble Auditorium; Chamber Hall; Kulas Musical Arts Building, 96 Front Street
  • Fynette Kulas Music Hall; Kadel Family Vocal Music Hall; Boesel Musical Arts Center, 49 Seminary Street
  • Kleist Center for Art and Drama, John Patrick Theatre and William Allman Theatre, 95 East Bagley Road
  • The United Methodist Church of Berea, 170 Seminary Street
  • St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 50 East Bagley Road
     

Driving Directions to the Conservatory of Music 

The BW Listings Line: (440) 826-2330 provides a recorded listing of all that is happening weekly on campus.

 


    

Fall 2015
CONCERTS AND EVENTS

(All events take place in Gamble Auditorium, and are free,
unless otherwise noted) 

AUGUST

8/27/15 3:10pm

Opening Conservatory Convocation Recital*

8/28/15 8:00pm

Faculty Recital: Daniel McKelway, clarinet, and Christine Fuoco, piano

Featured performance: Mozart's Quintet for Piano and Winds - with Jeffrey Rathbun, oboe, Jonathan Sherwin, bassoon, and Jesse McCormick, horn

 

SEPTEMBER

9/4/15 7:00pm

Iron Composer Competition

9/9/15 7:00pm

Faculty Recital: Lembi Veskimets, viola

9/11/15 7:00pm

Jazztet Concert: Greg Banszak, director

9/13/15 3:00pm

Faculty Recital: Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano, and Christine Fuoco, piano

9/17/15 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

9/18/15 7:00pm

Africa→West Percussion Trio Concert: Jamie Ryan, Ryan Korb and Josh Ryan

9/19/15 7:00pm

Elysian Trio Recital: Julian Ross, violin, Merry Peckham, cello, and Robert Mayerovitch, piano

9/20/15 4:00pm

Faculty Recital: JR Fralick, tenor, and Gregory Harrell, baritone (Fynette Kulas Music Hall)

9/23/15 8:00pm

Guest Recital: Ekklésia Ensemble (Chamber Hall)

9/25/15 7:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Concert*: Octavio Más-Arocas, conductor

9/26/15 12:00pm

Concerto Competition Preliminary Round

9/27/15 3:00pm

Choral Gala*: Dirk Garner, Jordan Saul, and Marc Weagraff, conductors

 

OCTOBER

10/2/15 7:00pm

Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Concert*: Brendan Caldwell, conductor

10/3/15 4:00pm

Faculty/Alumni Recital: Anthony Fuoco, piano, and William Wedmedyk (BW '12), vibraphone (Chamber Hall)

10/3/15 8:00pm

Jazz at Brothers Lounge: Greg Banaszak, director (Brothers Lounge, 11609 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 44102)

10/4/15 3:00pm

Faculty Recital: Marc Weagraff, baritone

10/8/15 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

10/9/15 8:00pm

Bach Haus ($) (Fynette Kulas Music Hall)

10/10/15 7:00pm

Lyceum² Recital: Julian Ross, violin, and Robert Mayerovitch, piano

10/11/15 1:00pm

Concerto Competition Final Round

10/11/15 5:00pm

Brass Choir Concert: John Brndiar, director

10/17/15 8:00pm

Guest Recital: Powerhouse 5 (Chamber Hall)

10/23/15 7:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Concert*: Octavio Más-Arocas, conductor

10/24/15 1:00pm

Hakola Vocal Competition

10/24/15 7:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: BW Men's Chorus ($): Frank Bianchi, conductor

10/25/15 7:00pm

New Music Series Concert

10/29/15 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

10/30/15 7:00pm

Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Motet/University Choir Concert*: Brendan Caldwell & Dirk Garner, conductors

Brahms - Funeral Hymn
Needham - Advance Always

10/31/15 7:00pm

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Greg Banaszak, director

 

NOVEMBER

11/1/15 3:00pm

Faculty Recital: Robert Mayerovitch, piano

11/4/15 7:00pm

New Music Series Concert

11/6/15 7:00pm

Faculty Recital: Sungeun Kim & Zarina Melik-Stepanova, piano, and Josh Ryan, percussion

11/6/15 through 11/8/15  

Operetta: TBA (Fynette Kulas Music Hall)

Nov. 6 @ 8:00pm
Nov. 7 @ 2:00 & 8:00pm
Nov. 8 @ 2:00pm

11/7/15 7:00pm

Percussion Ensemble Concert: Josh Ryan, director

11/8/15 10:00am

Conservatory Outreach: Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition

11/8/15 7:00pm

Motet Choir Concert*: Dirk Garner, conductor

11/12/15 through 11/22/15  

Fall Musical: All Shook Up ($) (John Patrick Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama)

Nov. 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 @ 7:30pm
Nov. 15, 21, 22 @ 2:00pm

Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. 
Book by Joe DiPietro.

Directed by Scott Spence
Choreography by Gregory Daniels
Music Direction by David Pepin

11/14/15 3:00pm

University Choir Concert*: Dirk Garner, conductor

11/14/15 5:00pm

Jazz at Brothers Lounge: Greg Banaszak, director (Brothers Lounge, 11609 Detroit Ave., Cleveland 44102)

11/15/15 4:00pm

Apollo's Fire Concert ($): Jeannette Sorrell, artistic director

11/16/15 and 11/17/15 7:00pm

Musical Theatre First Takes (William Allman Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama)

11/18/15 and 11/19/15 8:00pm

Fall Opera Scenes (Fynette Kulas Music Hall)

11/19/15 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

11/20/15 7:00pm

Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Concert*: Brendan Caldwell, conductor

11/22/15 7:00pm

New Music Series Concert

11/22/15 and 11/23/15 7:00pm

Naked Musical (William Allman Theatre, KIeist Center for Art & Drama)

 

DECEMBER

12/2/15 7:00pm

BW Singers & Women's Choir Concert*: Marc Weagraff & Jordan Saul, conductors

12/3/15 through 12/5/15 TBA

Music Theatre Senior Recitals (John Patrick Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama)

12/4/15 7:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Concert*: Octavio Más-Arocas, conductor

12/5/15 3:00 and 6:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: BW Men's Chorus Holiday Concert ($): Frank Bianchi, conductor

12/6/15 3:00pm

Conservatory Holiday Concert* ($)

This performance is sponsored by the Conservatory Women's Committee.

12/9/15 7:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: New Horizons Band Concert: Laura Joss, director

12/10/15 7:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: New Horizons Orchestra Concert: Peggie Willet, director

12/12/15 5:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: Youth Honors Wind Ensemble Concert: Laura Joss, director

12/12/15 7:30pm

Conservatory Outreach: Honors Chorales Concert: Jordan Saul, director

12/13/15 1:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: String Ensemble & String Orchestra Concert: Dianna Richardson, director

12/13/15 3:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: Junior & Senior Youth Orchestras Concert: Rand Laycock, director

 

Spring 2016
CONCERTS AND EVENTS

(All events take place in Gamble Auditorium, and are free,
unless otherwise noted) 

JANUARY

1/22/16 7:00pm

Jazztet Concert: Greg Banaszak, director

1/24/16 3:00pm

Faculty Recital: Mary Dobrea-Grindahl, piano

1/24/16 6:00pm

Bach Haus ($) (Ohio City Room, Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W. 25th St., Cleveland, 44113)

1/30/16 8:00pm

Jazz at Brothers Lounge: Greg Banaszak, director (Brothers Lounge, 11609 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 44102)

1/31/16 3:00pm

Faculty Recital: Christine Fuoco, piano

 

FEBRUARY

2/4/16 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

2/5/16 7:00pm

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Greg Banaszak, director

2/6/16 7:00pm

Jazztet & Jazz Ensemble Concert: Greg Banaszak, director (Dover Congregational United Church of Christ, 2239 Dover Center Rd., Westlake, 44145)

2/6/16 7:00pm

Elysian Trio Recital: Julian Ross, violin, Merry Peckham, cello, and Robert Mayerovitch, piano

2/7/16 4:00pm

Apollo's Fire Concert ($): Jeannette Sorrell, artistic director

2/12/16 7:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Concert*: Octavio Más-Arocas, conductor

2/14/16 7:00pm

Keyboard Encounter: Mary Dobrea-Grindahl, Sungeun Kim, and Robert Mayerovitch, piano

2/18/16 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

2/19/16 7:00pm

Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert*: Brendan Caldwell, conductor

2/20/16 7:00pm

New Music Series Concert

2/21/16 3:00pm

Brass Choir Concert: John Brndiar, director

2/21/16 3:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: BW Men's Chorus Concert ($): Frank Bianchi, conductor (First United Methodist Church, 245 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, 44221)

2/21/16 8:00pm

Alumni Jazz/Big Band Concert ($): Chris Anderson, conductor (Fynette Kulas Music Hall)

This performance is sponsored by the Conservatory Women's Committee.

2/25/16 through 2/28/16  

Spring Opera: TBA ($) (William Allman Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama)

Feb. 25, 25, 27 @ 7:30pm
Feb. 28 @ 2:00pm

2/27/16 7:00pm

Saxophone Chamber Music Festival: Greg Banaszak, director

2/28/16 3:00pm

Faculty Recital: Sungeun Kim, piano

2/28/16 7:00pm

Symphony Orchestra Student Composers Forum*: Octavio Más-Arocas, conductor

 

MARCH

3/3/16 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

3/13/16 3:00pm

Cleveland Composers Guild Recital (Fynette Kulas Music Hall)

3/13/16 3:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: Junior & Senior Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition Concert: Rand Laycock, director

3/15/16 through 3/19/26

 

FOCUS Festival: The music of David Lang

3/16/16 7:00pm

Cleveland Chamber Symphony Concert: Steven Smith, conductor

3/17/16 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

3/18/16 7:00pm

FOCUS Festival Concert* ($)

3/20/16 3:00pm

Faculty Recital: Mary Dobrea-Grindahl & Sungeun Kim, piano

3/20/16 8:00pm

BW Singers Concert*: Marc Weagraff, conductor

3/31/16 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

 

APRIL

4/1/16 7:00pm

Jazz Ensemble Concert: Greg Banaszak, director

4/2/16 3:00pm

Women's Choir Concert*: Jordan Saul, conductor

4/3/16 3:00pm

Lyceum² Recital: Julian Ross, violin, and Robert Mayerovitch, piano

4/3/16 8:00pm

Guest Concert: Roomful of Teeth ($)

4/6/16 6:00pm

Music Theatre Senior Showcase

4/7/16 and 4/8/16 7:00pm

Opera Scenes & Freshman Showcase (Fynette Kulas Music Hall)

4/8/16 7:00pm

Percussion Ensemble Concert: Josh Ryan, director

4/9/15 3:00pm

Keyboard Department Recital

4/8/16 and 4/9/16  

BWBeatles Festival ($) (John Patrick Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama)

April 9 @ 7:30pm
April 8, 9 @ 10:00pm

4/9/16 5:00pm

Jazz at Brothers Lounge: Greg Banaszak, director (Brothers Lounge, 11609 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 44102)

4/10/16 4:00pm

Apollo's Fire Concert ($): Jeannette Sorrell, artistic director

4/10/16 7:00pm

New Music Series Concert

4/11/16 and 4/12/16  

Music Theatre Senior Showcase (New York City, New York)

4/15/16 through 4/17/16  

84th Annual Bach Festival*

4/21/16 3:10pm

Conservatory Convocation Recital*

4/22/16 7:00pm

Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band*: Brendan Caldwell, conductor

4/23/16 7:00pm

Africa→West Percussion Trio Concert: Jamie Ryan, Ryan Korb and Josh Ryan

4/24/16 3:00pm

Symphonic Band & Women's Choir "Young People's Concert"*: Brendan Caldwell & Jordan Saul, conductors

4/24/16 7:00pm

New Music Series Concert

4/27/16 7:00pm

Jazztet Student Composers Concert: Greg Banaszak, director

4/28/16 3:10pm

Conservatory Honors Recital*

4/29/16 7:00pm

Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert*: Octavio Más-Arocas & Brendan Caldwell, conductors

4/29/16 through 5/1/16  

Spring Musical: TBA ($) (Playhouse Square)

April 29 @ 7:30pm
April 30 @ 5:00 & 8:30pm
May 1 @ 7:00pm

 

MAY

5/1/16 2:00pm

Music Theatre Freshman Showcase (John Patrick Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama)

5/1/16 5:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: BW Men's Chorus Spring Concert ($): Frank Bianchi, conductor

5/2/16 TBA

Music Theatre at Nighttown ($) (12387 Cedar Rd., Cleveland Heights, 44106)

5/4/16 7:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: New Horizons Band Concert: Laura Joss, director

5/5/16 7:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: New Horizons Orchestra Concert: Peggie Willet, director

5/7/16 5:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: Youth Honors Wind Ensemble Concert: Laura Joss, director

5/7/16 7:30pm

Conservatory Outreach: Honors Chorales Concert: Jordan Saul, director

5/8/16 1:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: String Ensemble & String Orchestra Concert: Dianna Richardson, director

5/8/16 3:00pm

Conservatory Outreach: Junior & Senior Youth Orchestras Concert: Rand Laycock, director

5/23/16 through 5/28/16  

Art Song Festival ($)

 

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