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Guest Artist Series 2013-2014

Dave Hagedorn, vibraphone

partially underwritten by Lee Gaglione

Friday, November 1
7:30 pm
Recital Hall

Dave Hagedorn directs the jazz bands and percussion ensemble at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. He is an active and eclectic performer in the Twin Cities area. Gigs range all over the musical map, from playing vibes with jazz groups at the Artists’ Quarter to performing as a percussionist with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Opera Orchestra. Hagedorn is a Yamaha Performing Artist. His album SolidLiquid was released October 2003 on the Artegra label.

Opera Extravaganza

sponsored by Home Loan and Savings

Sunday, November 24
7:30 pm
Recital Hall

Opera Extravaganza features four musicians whose individual careers have taken them to performance venues throughout the United States and around the world: Carole FitzPatrick, soprano; Robert Barefield, baritone; Dale Dreyfoos, tenor and narrator and Russell Ryan, piano are diverse performers who share a love of collaboration.

Timothy McAllister

sponsored by Karen Combs

Thursday, December 5
7:30 pm
Recital Hall

Soprano chair of the renowned PRISM Quartet and internationally-acclaimed soloist, Timothy McAllister has emerged as one of today’s premier concert saxophone performers and teachers. Since his solo debut at age sixteen with the Houston Civic Symphony, his career has taken him throughout the United States and abroad, garnering prizes at many prestigious national and international competitions.

Luke Gillespie Piano Trio

partially underwritten by Wells Fargo

Friday, April 4
7:30 pm
Recital Hall

An active performer of jazz and classical piano music, Luke Gillespie is the recipient of numerous awards, including best performance from the Indianapolis Star in 1993, the 1990 Copland Piano Concerto Competition at Indiana University, and the 1994 Indianapolis Jazz Festival Competition.