Posted Mon, 02 Apr 2018 17:00:00 -0700Bizet’s “Carmen” – one of the most popular classical operas of all time – comes to the University of Idaho at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and Saturday, April 7, in the Administration Building Auditorium. “Carmen” is presented by the U of I’s Opera Workshop, a student ensemble in the Lionel Hampton School of Music that performs fully staged operas and/or scenes from operas, operettas and musical theater shows each semester. Read more
Posted Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:58:00 -0700Three music faculty from the Lionel Hampton School of Music in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences performed at the 2018 North American Saxophone Alliance Conference. Vanessa Sielert, director of the School of Music, was selected to perform two new works for saxophone and piano, including "Bridges, Breaks and Bells" by alumnus Dylan Champagne '17 and "Heartfelt and Diabolical" by Greg Yasinitsky of Washington State University. Javier Rodriguez, assistant professor of bassoon, participated as half of the "Post-Haste Reed Duo" and Patrick Jones, full-time lecturer of saxophone, performed two pieces by Miguel del Aguila.
Posted Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:00:00 -0800The University of Idaho is looking forward to increased attendance and ticket sales at this year’s 2018 University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. “We are very excited to have more students and more schools participating in the 2018 Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Our goal is for students, educators, and performers to have an amazing experience,” said Vanessa Sielert, director of the Lionel Hampton School of Music in U of I’s College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Read more
Posted Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:03:00 -0800The sixth annual World Music Festival takes place this weekend and features Yacouba Sissoko, a kora player from Mali, and Navin Chettri, a Nepali musician who serves as the celebration's creative director and a lecturer of percussion in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. A concert with Sissoko, Chetrri and ensembles from the Lionel Hampton School of Music is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 in the Administration Building Auditorium. Tickets for the concert are available at the door and are $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Read more
Posted Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:11:00 -0800From Africa to South Asia, the sixth annual World Music Celebration at the University of Idaho will feature visiting musicians from around the world at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, in the Administration Building Auditorium. Read more