Department of Music

Department Offers Three Exciting Concerts This Week, featuring Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, and Guest Artist

Department Offers Three Exciting Concerts This Week, featuring Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, and Guest Artist

The Department of Music will present three concerts this week, featuring music students, instrumental ensembles, and guest artists. Each concert will appeal to a wide audience. This is a wonderful opportunity for community members to hear Auburn University's premier music ensembles and to experience instrumental and vocal solo works.

On Tuesday October 6, the Auburn University/Community Orchestra will perform at 7:30 pm in Telfair Peet Theatre. This concert will feature the winners of the 2015 Concerto Competition who will perform with the orchestra. Concerto winners are: Daniel Haddock, trumpet; Jin Lee, soprano; Christian McGee, piano; and Alex Nguyen, tuba.

Under the direction of Dr. Rick Good, the Symphonic Winds and Chamber Winds will perform a concert on Wednesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm in Telfair Peet Theatre. The Symphonic Winds performs standard and contemporary literature for wind band and has become a standard for excellence in the Auburn Department of Music. The Chamber Wind ensembles are comprised of instrumentalists from the Symphonic Winds in small groups.

The Department of Music presents guest vocalist J. Warren Mitchell, tenor, in a recital on Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 pm in Goodwin Recital Hall. An up-and-coming opera singer, he holds a Bachelor of Music in Education in Vocal Music Education from Auburn University and a Master of Music in Choral conducting from Oklahoma City University.

Advanced tickets are available online for all patrons (students and non-students) at $10 per ticket, available until the day of the event.  Patrons will need to bring one form of ID to pick up their ticket from the will-call table set up one hour before the event begins. The name on the ID must match the name on the order. If advanced tickets are not picked up by fifteen minutes prior to the event, the patron forfeits their right to a seat. Regular tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and children, and will be sold at the door one hour prior to performance time. For more information including online ticket sales, program information, and ticketing policies, visit or call 334-844-4165.

Last Updated: October 05, 2015