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COVID-19 Update

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and TCU’s public health initiative to help protect the health and well-being of our community, the TCU School of Music will be unable to welcome audiences in-person at any events this fall and until further notice. 

However, many experiences will be available to enjoy online in a virtual or digital format. We invite you to visit the TCU School of Music YouTube channel to view the event livestreams. We hope you’ll join us, albeit virtually, and send along your support and applause as we continue creating and sharing music from the TCU Campus to our friends and family from around the world.

Visit https://calendar.tcu.edu/school_of_music and follow @TCUMusic on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest events information.

Visit https://www.tcu.edu/coronavirus for campus-wide updates.

Visit https://finearts.tcu.edu/music/about/faq/return-to-campus-fall-2020/ to learn about our Safe Return to Campus plans

In the TCU School of Music, we host over 300 musical events each year from annual festivals to guest artist recitals. Visit the link below to see our upcoming events. You can also watch our events through our livestream option.

At TCU, we offer a range of music education opportunities for all ages. Instruction ranges from baby classes for infants and caregivers to beginning keyboard and Rhythm Kid™ classes for preschool and elementary students as well as private lessons for various age groups.

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The TCU Summer Music Institute provides an intensive, yet fun-filled educational experience through two-, three- and four-day camps and workshops. Middle school, high school, and college-age students participate in a variety of masterclasses, rehearsals, concerts, and recreational activities in a welcoming and supervised environment.

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The TCU School of Music is committed to the creation of new works by not only TCU composers but other composers throughout the world. In recent years, the School of Music has commissioned and/or premiered the following new musical compositions.

Alexeychouk, Irana

  • From Shining Emptiness

Allen Jr., James P.

  • Fanfare , Dance and Chorale

Alzuyet, Claudio

  • Concerto for Bandoneon and Orchestra

Atehortua, Blas

  • Cantata for Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Choir, Soloists and Orchestra
  • Piano Concerto No. 3

Aspaas, Christopher

  • Sing On! Dance On!
  • De Profundis

Bach, Jan

  • Clef Hanger

Barfield, Anthony

  • Dreamcatcher

Beckel, Richard

  • Trombone Concerto

Bell, Micah

  • Hub-Songs
  • Midnight

Binelli, Daniel

  • Buenos Aires al Borde, for Bandoneon, Alto Saxophone and Orchestra
  • Preludio Y Candombe

Blaha, Joseph

  • Essay On Scottish Waters

Blessinger, Martin

  • Image for Percussion Orchestra
  • Paul Bunyan Suite
  • Recursion
  • Tapas Duo
  • Celebrations
  • Rhapsody for Flute and Orchestra
  • Ave Maria
  • Dark Energy
  • Diversions and Escapes
  • Fantasy On Ye Shanghai
  • Legend Suite
  • Shattered Dreamscapes
  • Waltz

Broege, Timothy

  • Enumeration of the Actual

Cangelosi, Casey

  • Occhio

Chave, George

  • Surfaces

Cheung, Pius

  • Nocturne for Percussion Ensemble

Daughtrey, Nathanl

  • Firefly

Day, Kevin

  • Pyrotechnics: Concerto for Trumpet

Dooley, Michael

  • Two Pennsylvania Scenes

Dychko, Lesya

  • From “Alcazar … Campane de Aragon”
  • Pastels

Eldridge, Andrew

  • Heart of Darkness

Ewazen, Eric

  • Symphony for Percussion
  • Trio Con Brio

Ferrandino, Blaise

  • Augenmusik
  • Berceuse
  • A Christmas Wish
  • Crucible
  • December Carol
  • Duet for Bassoon and Double Bass
  • Duet for French Horn and Trombone
  • Fanfare for Trombone Octet
  • Fantasy on “…to turn again”
  • Memoir
  • A Moment Suspended
  • More than a Time
  • Octet for Horns
  • The Old Astronomer
  • Petite Suite for Violoncello
  • Pomes
  • Prelude for Guitar
  • Prologues
  • Quintet for Violin, Oboe, Horn, Trombone, and Piano
  • Retrieving the Spirit
  • Sonata for Pianoforte and Violoncello
  • Sonata for Voice
  • Song of the Guerillas
  • Stars
  • Symphony for Violoncelli
  • Symphony for Wind Ensemble
  • Tian ya ge nu
  • …to turn again
  • Trio 2015
  • Variations on an Old Friend
  • A Cradle Song

Gabel, Gerald

  • Pasadoble
  • Three Pieces for Piano

Garwell, Robert

  • Anxieties of the Heart
  • Ballade for piano
  • Broken Solitude
  • A ‘Fair to Remember
  • Fantasy Burlesque for two trumpets
  • Fellini Remembered
  • Fleeting Memories for trumpet and piano
  • Inaugural Fanfare for Brass and Percussion
  • Mozambique
  • Points of Light
  • Purple Mosaic
  • Reflections on War for tenor and piano
  • River Boat Sketches
  • Spirited Horizons
  • Uncertain Waltzes for two pianos
  • 2nd Schooner to Papagayo

George, Ryan

  • Consider the Birds

Gilbert, Ryan

  • Sibling Rivalry

Gonzalez, Luis Jorge

  • Tangos de una Pasion

Hall, Dave

  • Death by Black Hole
  • Doors
  • Escape Velocity

Harder, Lane

  • Kylwyria

Havrylets, Hanna

  • Canticum for String Orchestra
  • Expressions for String Quartet

Helble, Raymond

  • Prelude and Rondo alla marcia
  • La Danza Delle Streghe

Klophaus, Dennis C.

  • Lasst uns erfreuen Flourish for Trumpets
  • Stygian Fanfare

Lavenda, Richard

  • Rhapsody
  • Heat of the Moment

Leonova, Olena

  • Hidden Secrets of the Desert
  • Kanzone

Lopez, Jimmy

  • Fiesta

Lunyov, Svyatoslav

  • Eufonia for String Trio

Mackey, John

  • Turning

Marquez, Arturo

  • Conga de Fuego Nuevo

Maslanka, David

  • Testament

McIntyre, John

  • Eligio

Meyn, Till

  • Brilliant Blue
  • Celestial Mechanics
  • Force of Nature
  • Gypsy Dances (aka Wall of Babel The Lord to Me a Shepherd Is
  • Lunaris
  • Odyssey for Seven Composers
  • Open Road
  • Orion
  • Overture and Tango
  • Phoenix
  • Red/Blue
  • Revolutions
  • Roxy’s Aria from Puddn’head Wilson
  • Salut au monde
  • Saxophone Concerto no. 2: Icon
  • Scotia Songs
  • Tango Royale
  • Urban
  • Vita Brevis
  • With Pipes of Tin and Wood Make Known
  • ZZZZing
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • More Than Love

Moore, Matt

  • Critical Mass

Muchmore, Patrick

  • [Ar]4s117d1

Perez, Francisco

  • Volcan
  • Citadel of the Stars

Plog, Anthony

  • Concerto 2010 for Brass Quintet and Wind Ensemble

Pummill, Janet

  • All the Things You Are
  • Come and See
  • Falling in Love With Love
  • Gloria in Excelsis Deo
  • Go Out With Joy
  • Hear Our Prayer, O Lord
  • Look for the Silver Lining
  • Mansion Over the Hilltop
  • Rapture of the Year
  • Shout for Joy
  • Sweet Little Jesus Boy

Reed, Alfred

  • Russian Christmas Music

Remington, Jacob

  • Prelude to Paradise
  • Collide
  • Volcan de Fuego

Rice, Dwayne

  • I Ching

Richardson, Philip

  • Transmigration

Rodriguez, Arturo

  • Mosaico Mexicano

Sacco, Steven

  • Imagination Studies

Sampson, David

  • Changewater

Shcherbakov, Igor

  • Piano-Gesang

Stitzel, Rick

  • Dream On

Skoryk, Myroslav

  • Partita #5

Sokolovsky, Elena

  • Venice Suite

Souza, Ricardo

  • Flor do Deserto
  • Offerendas No. 3

Stankovych, Yevhen

  • The Fruit Garden in Bloom…and Apples Falling into the Water
  • Trio #3: Epilogue

Stephenson, James

  • Concerto Braziliano
  • Scenes from New England
  • Tempest
  • Red

Syler, James

  • Gearbox

Talmelli, Andrea

  • Trio Con Brio

Tsepkolenko, Karmella

  • Im Träumen … Und Hier Unten Auf Der Erde

Tyson, Blake

  • A Ceiling Full of Stars

Whaley, Marsha

  • Sonata

Williams, Patrick

  • The Sun Will Shine Today

Wilson, Curt

  • Concerto For Trumpet and Wind Ensemble
  • Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Symphony
  • Fantasy Fare for Brass and Timpani
  • Fantasy Variations
  • Fantasy Variations for Wind Ensemble
  • A Lite Touch for Jazz Ensemble
  • A New Homeland
  • A New Homeland for Wind Ensemble
  • Prologue and Caprice
  • Rainbows
  • Rainbows- An Elegy for Tuba Solo and Band
  • Rhapsody for Violin and Orchestra

Yurina, Ludmila

  • Gemma for Flauto
  • Irrlicht
  • Klangillusion
  • Perseus-Beta-Algol

Zagortsev, Volodymyr

  • Three Memorials for piano
  • Trio

Zazhytko, Sergey

  • Funeral Dances
  • More
  • Zbigniew Batjuk

Zyman, Samuel

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August 29, 2020

Sheri Oestreich, flute – 7:00 PM: Program; Notes

August 30, 2020

Diego Torres, clarinet – 5:00 PM

September 10, 2020

Darrien Spicak, percussion – 7:00 PM

September 12, 2020

Emily Magee, percussion – 7:00 PM

Shawn Manley, flute – 7:00 PM

September 13, 2020

Erika Martinez, flute – 5:00 PM

September 18, 2020

Ben Smith & Jacob Dyksterhouse, voice – 7:00 PM

September 25, 2020

Bekah Walker, flute – 7:00 PM

September 27, 2020

Victoria Medrano & Naomi Henn, voice – 3:00 PM

Bradley Baird, percussion – 7:00 PM

Veniamin Blokh, piano – 7:00 PM

September 28, 2020

Orion Wysocki, percussion – 7:00 PM

October 2, 2020

Noah Bowles, viola – 7:00 PM

October 3, 2020

Will McLaughlin, saxophone – 7:00 PM

October 4, 2020

Kejin Chen, violin – 5:00 PM

Josefina Guzman, violin – 7:00 PM

October 5, 2020

Manuel Ordonez, violin – 7:00 PM

October 6, 2020

Jainer Hoyos Bermudez, clarinet – 7:00 PM

Jason Wang, viola – 8:30 PM

October 8, 2020

Yida Hu, violin – 7:00 PM

October 17, 2020

Jonathan Hunda, trumpet – 2:00 PM

October 20, 2020

Jack Emery, saxophone – 7:00 PM

October 21, 2020

Xiaoyu Guo, piano – 7:00 PM

Quanzhou Yan, piano – 8:30 PM

October 23, 2020

Wyatt Grose, saxophone – 7:00 PM

October 25, 2020

Janson Guillen, voice – 7:00 PM

October 27, 2020

Ivan Terriquz, trombone – 7:00 PM

October 29, 2020

Janell Stallard, voice – 7:00 PM

Topy Nguyen, trombone – 8:30 PM

October 30, 2020

Taylor Courtney, clarinet – 7:00 PM

Austin Marlow, trombone – 8:30 PM

November 4, 2020

Allen Campoy, percussion – 8:30 PM

November 5, 2020

Jhoan Garcia, trumpet – 7:00 PM

Kalle Walker, piano – 8:30 PM

November 6, 2020

Trey Isenberg, trumpet – 7:00 PM

November 10, 2020

Zack Lewis, trumpet – 7:00 PM

November 14, 2020

Mikayla Probst, flute – 5:00 PM

Tasha Weathersbee, voice – 7:00 PM

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