Events: Music Department

02/23/2024 - 8:00pm

A free masterclass with Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Gary Bartz will be held on Friday February 23 in Baker Hall. This class open to the public and is in conjunction with his upcoming concert with the LU Jazz Repertory Orchestra in March. Bartz was named a 2024 Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts and has played with Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, Art Blakey and more. His impact on Jazz and accomplishments in the field are far too extensive to list here, including Grammys for "Best Latin Jazz Performance," "Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group," and the BNY Mellon Jazz 2015 Living Legacy Award. Mr. Bartz is Professor of Jazz Saxophone at Oberlin College. 

If you would like to attend this free masterclass, please RSVP via this Google form.

03/02/2024 - 8:00pm

This year’s Horger Jazz Artist, the great saxophonist/composer Gary Bartz, in collaboration with director Bill Warfield and the LU Jazz program, premieres a new Jazz suite. Bartz has performed with Miles Davis, Art Blakey, and McCoy Tyner, and has created a Jazz legacy with his own NTU Troop. His impact on Jazz and accomplishments are far too extensive to list here. Bill Warfield, director. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Music Department website

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In conjunction with the Jazz concert on Saturday March 2, a free masterclass with saxophonist Gary Bartz will be held on Friday February 23 from 8p - 10p in Baker Hall. Free; open to the public; no tickets required. 

03/03/2024 - 3:00pm

Lehigh Professor and award-winning Steinway Artist Eugene Albulescu performs piano masterworks, celebrating Lehigh’s new Concert Steinway which he selected for Baker Hall. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Music Department website

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03/22/2024 - 8:00pm, 03/23/2024 - 8:00pm

Including a new work by Steven Sametz for choir, dancers, and puppets. Steven Sametz, director; Hana Cai, associate director. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Music Department website

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03/24/2024 - 3:00pm

Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges, was one of the most important violinist-composers of the 18th century. He was Marie Antoinette’s music teacher, a brilliant fencer, and, eventually, a soldier in the Republican Guard during the French Revolution. He was also the child of an enslaved woman and a minor French noble. Repertoire: Saint-Georges’ Violin Sonatas; two world premieres by composers Shawn Okpebholo and Evan Williams.

 

04/07/2024 - 3:00pm

Featuring modern orchestral Jazz, some of NYC's finest musicians perform the arrangements and compositions of Lehigh's Jazz faculty. Enjoy a wide variety of music during a relaxing Sunday afternoon concert. Bill Warfield, director. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Music Department website

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04/14/2024 - 3:00pm

As part of our Horger Residency, composer Frank Ticheli will join us at Lehigh for rehearsals, lessons, and lectures, culminating in a concert of his band compositions. Darin Lewis, director. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Music Department website

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04/20/2024 - 8:00pm

Lehigh's student Jazz musicians perform an eclectic mix of styles: combos, Big Band and more by great young and aspiring musicians. Bill Warfield, director. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Music Department website

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04/21/2024 - 3:00pm

Come enjoy an afternoon of free music. Darin Lewis, director. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Music Department website

04/26/2024 - 7:30pm, 04/27/2024 - 7:30pm

Lehigh students play movements from famous concertos and Sibelius’s glorious Symphony No. 2. Paul Salerni, director. LU Students attend for FREE, click for more info. LU Philharmonic website

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