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2018 TCU Festival of American Song

September 30 - October 2

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Festival of American Song

Featuring Guest Artist – Jake Heggie

Jake Heggie is the composer of the operas Dead Man Walking, Moby Dick, It’s a Wonderful Life, Great Scott, Three Decembers, Out of Darkness:Two Remain, and the choral opera The Radio Hour, among others. He has composed nearly 300 songs, as well as chamber, choral, and orchestral works. A Guggenheim Fellow, Heggie has served as a mentor for the Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative, and is a frequent guest artist at universities, conservatories, and festivals throughout the US and Canada.

Self-described as a theatre composer who is concerned with “serving the drama” and “exploring character,” Heggie will undoubtedly create a relatable impact on the aspiring student musicians and performers. Guest artists from past festivals include Grammy award winner John Corigliano and American composers Jason Robert Brown and Ricky Ian Gordon.

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Festival Schedule

Farewell, Auschwitz
Performed by TCU Artist Diploma/Fort Worth Opera Young Artists
Sunday, September 30 – 7:00pm
PepsiCo Recital Hall
Tickets: $25; Free with TCU ID

Tickets-Farewell, Auschwitz

 


Master Class with TCU Voice Department Students
Monday, October 1 – 3:00pm
Ed Landreth Hall
This event is free and open to the public.

 


Recital of Selected Songs of Jake Heggie
Performed by TCU Students and Faculty
Monday, October 1 – 7:00pm
PepsiCo Recital Hall
Tickets: $25; Free with TCU ID

Tickets-Recital of Selected Songs

 


Webcast Q&A with Jake Heggie
Moderated by TCU alum, Shields-Collins Bray
Tuesday, October 2 – 11:00am
PepsiCo Recital Hall
Live streamed on TCU School of Music Website

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Details

Start:
September 30
End:
October 2
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Venue

PepsiCo Recital Hall
2800 South University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76129 United States
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Website:
https://finearts.tcu.edu/venue/pepsico-recital-hall/