HSU School of Music is ready to entertain

September 16, 2019 Felicity Neptune, Staff Writer

(ABILENE, Texas)–The College of Fine Arts is marching into the semester with big plans. The season began Saturday with the second annual High School Band Day, and School of Music students look forward to a jam-packed semester of entertainment.

Upcoming Events

The World Famous Cowboy Band performs during halftime at the football game.
The World Famous Cowboy Band performs during halftime at the football game.

School of Music Faculty Recital: Sept. 16 at 7:30 a.m. in Woodward Dellis Recital Hall. The recital will have performances by Dr. Jeffrey Cottrell, Mr. Bill Harden, Dr. Christopher Hollingsworth, Dr. Leigh Ann Hunsaker, Mrs. Lauren Puckett, Ms. Brittany Tawater, and Dr. Robert Tucker.

Janet Moreno’s junior recital will be held Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall.

HSU All-School SING!: Oct. 18 at 6:00 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 8:00 p.m. in Behrens Auditorium. SING! is an annual event on campus with competing acts from many social clubs on campus, and non-competing interacts from the vocal music students and other on-campus groups. The acts receive points based on costuming, choreography, quality of sound, and originality of the script. Of the competing shows, one show will be awarded a grand prize for having earned the most points.

University Concert Band Fiesta: Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Behrens Auditorium. The Concert Band will be performing music featuring Latin American and Spanish influences.

Dr. Jeffrey Cottrell plays the tuba during Oktubafest.
Dr. Jeffrey Cottrell plays the tuba during Oktubafest.

Oktubafest: Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall. Directed by Dr. Jeffrey Cottrell, associate professor of low brass, music theory and composition, Oktubafest is a concert celebrating German heritage and brass instruments developed in Germany such as the tuba and euphonium.

For more information regarding events hosted by the School of Music, visit the Hardin-Simmons online calendar.

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