Music Event Details

The calendar listing on this page provides an at-a-glance view of our events throughout the year plus some additional details not found on our main Music Events Calendar.

Dates and times subject to change. Please check the Music Events Calendar on the Music Events & News page for the most current information.



17Guest Artist Recital: Ashley Hall, trumpet (NC), 7:30 p.m.
Trumpet virtuoso Ashley Hall with pianist Horacio Nuguid will perform pieces by composers Théo Charlier, Eric Ewazen, Thorvald Hansen, George Enescu and Jules Levy.
27Showcase* (MH), 7 p.m., followed by Reception (GC)
featuring the Northwestern Choir, Symphonic Band and Orchestra in Maranatha Hall, with the Jazz Ensemble performing during the dessert reception in Graham Commons.
30Christmas at Northwestern tickets go on sale (Ticket Office) today at 11 a.m.


3Guest Artist Recital: John Ferguson, piano (NC), 12:50 p.m.
Acclaimed pianist John Ferguson will perform Liszt's Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125.
3Piano Master Class: John Ferguson (NC), 2 p.m.
9Alternative Chapel: Ben Linde (Room G227, GC) 10:30 a.m.
14Faculty Artist Series: Hymns of the Faith – With a Twist (NC), 7:30 p.m.
19–22North Central Iowa Piano Tour (OC)
24Piano Tour Homecoming Recital (NC), 12:50 p.m.

Varsity Men's Chorus/Women's Chorale at St. John's Choral Festival (OC, St. John's University)

31Senior Recital: Robert Luebbert, Composition (NC), 12:50 p.m.
31Musical Theatre Production: Oklahoma! (MH), 7 p.m.


1–2Musical Theatre Production: Oklahoma! (MH), 7 p.m.
7–9Musical Theatre Production: Oklahoma! (MH), 7 p.m.
7Senior Recital: Amber Franks, Soprano (half) (NC), 12:50 p.m.
14Senior Recital: Amanda Potts, Flute (NC), 12:50 p.m.
15Symphonic Band Concert (MH), 7:30 p.m.
18Varsity Men's Chorus, Women's Chorale, and Jazz Ensemble Concert (MH), 7:30 p.m.
21Senior Recital: Bethany Jackson, Soprano (NC), 12:50 p.m.
25Chamber Ensembles Recital (NC), 7 p.m.


5Senior Recital: T. Hastings Reeves, Bass-Baritone (NC), 12:50 p.m.
6Christmas at Northwestern* (MH), 7:30 p.m.
7Christmas at Northwestern* (MH), 7:30 p.m.
8Christmas at Northwestern* (MH), 4 p.m.
8Christmas at Northwestern Christmas Dinner* (BR), 6:30 p.m.
12Senior Recital: Cello (NC), 12:50 p.m.



23–26Symphonic Band Tour (OC)


1Concerto-Aria Competition: (NC), 1 p.m
6Musicians Health Presentation (for students) : Dr. Jennine Speier (NC), 12:50 p.m.
14MMEA Music Alumni Reception (OC) 5:30 – 7 p.m. Hilton Minneapolis Hotel, 1001 Marquette Ave. So., Room: Directors’ Row 1

Junior Recital: Anthony Potts, bass-baritone (NC), 12:50 p.m.


4Symphonic Band Concert (MH), 7:30 p.m. 
6-13Orchestra Arizona Tour (OC)
15Piano Solo Festival for grades 4–12 (NC), 8 a.m.
18Orchestra Tour Homecoming Concert (MH), 7:30 p.m.
24Faculty Artist Series: Frisch & Frisch Go Bolling (NC), 7:30 p.m.

Opera Workshop Production: William Schuman’s The Mighty Casey (MH), 7:30 p.m.

29–31Varsity Men's Chorus Tour (OC)



Percussion Master Class: Fernando Meza, assoc. prof. at UofM (Band Room), 6:30 p.m.
Orchestra Praise Chapel (MH), 10:30 a.m. 
4–6Women's Chorale Tour (OC)
7Women's Chorale & Varsity Men's Chorus Homecoming Concert (MH), 7:30 p.m.
10Junior/Senior Recital: Rachel Bauske, Flute & Miriam Dennis, Trumpet (NC), 12:50 p.m.
17Senior Recital: Emily Baltzer, Piano (NC), 12:50 p.m.
22Faculty Artist Series: Chamber Music Treasures (NC), 7:30 p.m.
28Chamber Ensembles Recital (NC), 7 p.m.
29Jazz Ensemble Concert (MH), 7:30 p.m.


1Junior/Senior Recital: Guitar & Piano (NC), 12:50 p.m.
2Symphonic Band Concert (MH), 7:30 p.m.
6Orchestra Concert with Concerto winner Emily Baltzer, Piano & Aria winner Anthony Potts, baritone (MH), 7:30 p.m.
8Senior Recital: Soprano, (NC), 12:50 p.m.
11Northwestern Choir Bon Voyage Concert (OC), 4:00 p.m.Calvary Church, 2120 Lexington Ave. N., Roseville, MN
May 20 - June 2Northwestern Choir Czech Republic/Hungary Tour

Key to event locations:
BR = Blue Room
MH = Maranatha Hall
NC = Nazareth Chapel
GR = Graham Commons
OC = Off Campus

All events free (except as noted *) and open to the public.
*Tickets available in Ticket Office at 651-631-5151 or

All Junior/Senior Recitals pending final approval.

Directions to University of Northwestern

Don't Miss Out!


Friday, September 27, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Maranatha Hall

Christmas at Northwestern* tickets on sale

Monday, September 30, 2013
11 a.m.
University of Northwestern Ticket Office

Faculty Artist Series: Hymns of the Faith – With a Twist

Monday, October 14, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Nazareth Chapel

Christmas at Northwestern*

Friday, December 6, 2013 and
Saturday, December 7, 2013
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
4 p.m.
Maranatha Hall

Christmas at Northwestern Dinner*

Sunday, December 8, 2013
6:30 p.m.
Blue Room, Nazareth Hall

Faculty Artist Series: Frisch & Frisch Go Bolling

Monday, March 24, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Nazareth Chapel

Faculty Artist Series: Chamber Music Treasures

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Nazareth Chapel

*Purchase tickets at the Ticket Office or call 651-631-5151.