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Music Performances

Friday, January 28 | Senior Recital:  Kayla Olstinske Senior Recital, Trombone, 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sunday, Jan. 30 | Faculty Recital: Leslie Marrs Faculty Recital, flute; Dana Sloter, clarinet; and Liz Augsburger, piano, 3:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

February

Friday, February 4 | Honor Recital 2022: 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Wednesday, Feb. 9 | Masterclass: Alyssa Allgood Masterclass, jazz vocalist, 4 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Wednesday, February 9 | Junior Recital: Joe Lee Recital, Cello, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium  

Thursday, February 10 |Junior Recital: Flavio Unzueta Recital, Cello, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Friday, February 11 | Faculty and Student Recital: 12:00 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sunday, February 13 | Senior Recital: David Breese Recital, Trumpet , 2:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Thursday, February 17 | Guest Recital: Phil Pierick Guest Recital, Saxophone, Casey Dierlam Tse, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sunday, Feb 20 | Senior Recital: Allison Hargreaves Recital, Violin, 5:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Monday, February 21 | Senior Recital: Rosa Balderrama Recital, Cello, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sunday, February 27 | Double Reeds Studio Recital: 2:00 p.m., Turner Jazz Center

Monday, February 28 | Showcase Student Recital: 3: p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

March

Friday, March 4 | Junior Recital: Evan Shacklette, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Saturday, March 5 | Junior Recital: Jordan McCready Recital, Voice, 12:00 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sunday, March 6 | Drake Choir, spēro, and Borealis: 5 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Eric Barnum and Ted Brimeyer, conductors

Tuesday, March 8 | Symphonic Band Winter Concert: 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Vince Kenney, conductor

Thursday, March 10 |Drake Orchestra March 10, 2022 Program: 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Hector Aguero, conductor

Saturday, March 12 |Senior Recital: Grace Graham Senior Recital, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Tuesday, March 22 | Norwalk High School/ Drake Jazz One Concert: 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Friday, March 25| Guest Music Industry Clinic: Adam Larson, Saxophone, 11:00 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Friday, March 25| Guest Jazz and Saxophone Clinic: Adam Larson, Saxophone, 12:00 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Saturday, March 26 |Senior Recital: Katelyn Farebrother program, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sunday, March 27 | Drake Wind Symphony: 1:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Robert Meunier, conductor

Tuesday, March 29 | Ankeny Centennial High School and Drake Jazz 1: 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center, Andrew Classen, director

Wednesday, March 30 | Alyssa Becker Studio Recital: Alyssa Becker Studio Recital Program 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Thursday, March 31 | Senior Recital: Casey Cerveny Recital Program, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

April

Saturday, April 2 |Senior Recital: Katelyn Mardis Senior Recital, Voice, 2:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Saturday, April 2 |Senior Recital:  Halle Fish Senior Recital, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sunday, April 3 | Iowa Flute Fest with Marco Grandos- Masterclass and Recitals: 9am-6pm,

Monday, April 4 |Senior Recital: Nick Meyer Senior Lecture Recital, Cello, 7:30 PM, Sheslow Auditorium

Monday, April 4 |Drake Jazz One: Drake Jazz Ensemble One April Program 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Tuesday, April 5 | Drake Choir, spēro, and Borealis: Drake Choirs 2022 Regional Tour Full Program 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Eric Barnum and Ted Brimeyer, conductors

Tuesday, April 5 | Guest Artist: Las Cafeteras, 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Friday April 8 | Guest Artist Recital: Amadi Azikiwe Guest Artist Recital, viola, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Friday April 8 |Senior Recital: Emma Grace Bradley Junior Recital, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Saturday, April 9 | Junior Recital: Katie Barnhart Junior Recital, Percussion, 2:30 p.m., Performing Arts Hall

Saturday, April 9 |Musical Theatre Joint Recital: Miles Fritz and Mia Alaimo Junior Recital, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sunday, April 10 | Flute Studio Recital: Flute Studio Recital Program April 10, 2022 2:00 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Monday, April 11 | Violin and Viola Underrepresented Composers Recital: Violin and Viola Recital Program 8:00 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Tuesday, April 12 | Music and the Great War Recital: Music of the Great War Class Lecture-Recital Program  7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Friday, April 15 |Senior Recital: Andrew Gjersvik Senior Recital, Percussion, 5:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Saturday, April 16 | Horn Studio Recital: Horn Studio Recital Spring 2022 2:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Thursday, April 21 |Senior Recital: Amanda McGowan Senior Recital, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Friday, April 22 | Drake Jazz II: Jazz 2 Program April 2022 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Saturday, April 23 | Drake Opera: Le Nozze Di Figaro 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Hall 

Sunday, April 24 |Drake Opera: Le Nozze Di Figaro 2:00 PM, Performing Arts Hall

Sunday, April 24 | Joint Recital: Paul Ching and Hannah Cool Junior Recital, violin/viola, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Monday, April 25  | Drake Single Reed Chamber Ensembles Recital: Single Reed Chamber Recital Program 7:00 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Tuesday, April 26 | Low Brass Studio Recital: Low Brass Recital April 2022 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center 

Wednesday, April 27 | Junior Recital: Katy Meunier Junior Recital Program, French Horn, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Wednesday, April 27 | Gruber Studio Recital: 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Thursday, April 28 | Senior Recital: Benjamin Brodkey Recital Program, Voice, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Saturday, April 30 | Senior Recital Kaylin Vos, Voice, 1:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

May

Sunday, May 1 | Drake Choir, spēro, and Borealis: 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Eric Barnum and Ted Brimeyer, conductors

Sunday, May 1 | Drake Jazz One Concert: 5:00 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Monday, May 2 | Strings Chamber Music Recital: Chamber Music Recital 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Monday, May 2 | Drake Symphonic Band:  Drake Symphonic Band May 2022 Program 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Hall, Vince Kenney, conductor

CancelledTuesday, May 3 | Musical Theatre Faculty Recital: 7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Monday, May 3 | Drake Wind Symphony: Drake Wind Symphony May 2022 program 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Hall, Robert Meunier, conductor

Cancelled Wednesday, May 4 | Percussion Ensemble Recital: Percussion Ensemble Program

Cancelled Thursday, May 5 | Drake Orchestra: 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium, Hector Aguero, conductor

Friday, May 6 | Senior Recital: Elizabeth Kirsner Piano Recital 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Saturday, May 7 | Senior Recital: Sean Wallace Recital Program, Voice, 7:30, Sheslow Auditorium

Sunday, May 8 |Senior Recital: Taylor Glomb Recital Program, Piano, 7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

 

Stream It Live

We have separate streams for Sheslow, Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center, and the Fine Art Center (Performing Arts Hall, Coleman Studio Theatre). All previous events are archived and can be watched at any time on these YouTube channels.

Theatre Productions

Feb. 17–20 | Devising the Future
7:30 p.m., Feb 17–19; 2 p.m., Feb 20; William S.E. Coleman Studio Theatre. 

Note: The "Devising the Future" production will not have a live audience. There will be a recording posted on the Drake Theatre YouTube page. A link will be posted soon.

March 31-April 3, 2022 | It Shoulda Been You
music by Barbara Anselmi, book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove; directed by Adam Yankowy
7:30 p.m., Mar. 31-Apr. 2; 2 p.m. Apr. 3; Performing Arts Hall
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April 28-May 1, 2022 | Harrison
written by Beaufield Berry; directed by Tiffany Johnson, a William S.E. Coleman Guest Artist
7:30 p.m., Apr. 28-Apr. 30; 2 p.m. May 1; Coleman Studio Theatre
 

Art Exhibitions

All panels and talks can be found on either the Anderson Gallery Facebook page or the Anderson Gallery YouTube channel.

https://www.facebook.com/DrakeAndersonGallery
https://tinyurl.com/DrakeAndersonGalleryYouTube
 

January 20–March 11 | Weeks Gallery Exhibition: Stacey Robinson: Comics and Social Justice

Friday, February 11 | Meet the Artist: Stacey Robinson: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., FAC 336

Thursday, February 3 | Sean Downey: Two Hundred Percent of Life: Opening reception, 5–7 p.m. Anderson Gallery

February 3–March 9 | Sean Downey: Two Hundred Percent of Life: Anderson Gallery 15 | Artist Talk with Sean Downey: 12–1 p.m., Anderson Gallery 

Thursday, February 24 | Panel Discussion on Creativity and Augmented Reality: Sean Downey, Dr. Deborah Cronin, and Dr. Martin Roth, 6–7 p.m., Anderson Gallery

March 27–April 15 | 51st Annual Juried Student Exhibition: Anderson Gallery

Sunday, March 27 |BFA Exhibition: Anderson Gallery

For more information and concurrent events, visit theandersongallery.wordpress.com.

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