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Posted on September 14, 2017

Thursday, Sept. 14 | 7:30 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorium

Faculty members of the School of Performing Arts are presenting a Faculty Recital Thursday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Glasrud Auditorium in Weld Hall.

Performers are Terrie Manno, Kevin Priebe, Erynn Millard, David Ferreira, Tiana Grise, Earnest Lamb, Elise Nelson, Jenny Dufault, Stephen Sulich (Concordia College faculty member performing as a guest), Kevin Zepper (MSUM English faculty member performing as a guest), Tom Strait, Michael Krajewski and Allen Carter. The performance is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required.  Read the rest of this entry →

Prominent saxophonist performs with MSUM students and faculty

Posted on March 09, 2015

Baritone saxophone and flute artist Denis DiBlasio takes the Glasrud Auditorium stage in Weld Hall Friday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. He’s backed by the MSUM Jazz Ensemble, directed by Tom Strait, professor of music at MSUM. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM School of Performing Arts Music Faculty Present Recital

Posted on September 19, 2014

Music faculty members from the School of Performing Arts will present a joint recital this coming Saturday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Weld Hall. The concert will feature performances by Maisi Pedersen, Amy Merser, Terrie Manno, Kevin Zepper, Jenny Dufault, Tiana Grisé, Kenyon Williams, Tom Strait, and David Ferreria Admission is free. Read the rest of this entry →

Bassist Tony Grey to present three master classes

Posted on April 14, 2014

On Wednesday, April 16, bassist Tony Grey will present three master classes at 9 a.m. (music business), 11 a.m. (modern electric bass techniques), and 1 p.m. (improvisation) in Fox Recital Hall.

That evening at 7:30 p.m. in Fox Recital Hall, Grey will present a concert featuring MSUM jazz faculty Tom Strait, Allen Carter, and Michael J. Krajewski. Chris Gould will also perform with the group.

For more information about Tony Grey, please visit his website, www.tonygrey.com.

Saxophonist Steve Cole to perform with music faculty and student

Posted on February 26, 2014

On Wednesday, March 5, saxophonist Steve Cole will present two master classes at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Fox Recital Hall.

That evening at 7:30 p.m. in Fox Recital Hall, Cole will present a concert featuring MSUM jazz faculty Tom Strait, Allen Carter, Doug Neil, and Michael J. Krajewski. MSUM student, Chad Hanson will also perform with the group.

For more information about Steve Cole, please visit his website: www.stevecole.net

 

 

 

 

Carter, Ferreira and Strait present “Miles Davis – Kind of Blue”

Posted on March 04, 2013

MSUM music faculty, Allen Carter, David Ferreira and Tom Strait, will present “Miles Davis – Kind of Blue,” an evening of music, discourse and dining on Tuesday, March 26, 6:30-9 p.m. at the Speak Easy Restaurant.

The epic 1959 Miles Davis recording sold more than 5 million copies. The performance of the entire record will be interwoven with interesting stories about the making of “Kind of Blue” and the musicians who created it. Read the rest of this entry →

Bassist, composer Anthony Cox at MSUM April 1

Posted on March 30, 2011

Prominent Minneapolis bassist and composer Anthony Cox will be at MSUM Friday, April 1 for a master-class, convocation and a concert. He has recorded with Dewey Redman, Geri Allen, Arthur Blythe, Mike Cain, Uri Caine and many others.

EVENTS FRIDAY, APRIL 1st
Music Industry Convocation
11:30 a.m. * Center for the Arts 100 (Band-room)
Free and open to the public Read the rest of this entry →

Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome performs March 5

Posted on March 03, 2011

The Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome, a horn-based classic rock band, presents a live show and album release party Saturday, March 5th from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4351 17th Ave. S., Fargo. The CD was recorded and mixed by MSUM’s Ryan Jackson, a faculty member in the music department. It was mastered by MSUM alumnus Greg Reierson, owner of Rare Form Mastering in Minneapolis.

PTFS features musicians from the Tri-College system, including MSUM music department chair and faculty member Tom Strait on trumpet, Jon Rudolph, adjunct guitar instructor, Doug Neill, adjunct bass teacher and Jackson on vocals. The all-ages show is free; the disc is $10.

Simon Rowe Organ Trio Playing Sept. 4

Posted on September 02, 2009

The Simon Rowe Trio and the Simon Rowe Organ Trio will be performing regularly this fall (mostly on Fridays) at Studio 222, a new downtown jazz hangout located at 222 North Broadway in Fargo.

The Simon Rowe Trio (SRT) includes Bill Law (bass), Allen Carter (drums), and Simon Rowe (piano). The Simon Rowe Organ Trio (SROT) features Nick Fryer (guitar), Allen Carter (drums), and Simon Rowe (organ).

SROT’s first performance is Friday, Sept. 4 at 8:30 p.m. and also features Tom Strait (trumpet, horn).

Cover charge is $10, $5 for students.

The schedule for the remainder of September:

Sept 11 SRT (Mike Clark guest on drums)

Sept 14 222 Monday Night Band *

Sept 18 Eastern Blok (from Chicago) *

Sept 25 SRT

* Special events (prices and times may vary)

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