Art Exhibitions

Fri., Sept. 5 - Fri., Oct. 24
New Work by Charles Matson Lume
Opening reception:  Friday, Sept. 5 from 5:00-7:00 PM
Additional exhibition-related events TBA

Anderson Gallery Information

Hours:

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

The Gallery is closed on Mondays.

All exhibitions are free and open to the public


Musical Performances

Tues., Sept. 2
Faculty Recital, Clarence Padilla, clarinet,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Fri., Sept. 5
Faculty Recital, Rika Uchida, piano, with guest artist Misook Yun, soprano, professor of voice at Youngstown State University,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sat., Sept. 13
Professor Alan Huckleberry and University of Iowa piano students perform The People United Will Never Be Defeated by Frederic Rzewski.
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Sept. 14
SummerMusic with Bruce Brubaker, piano professor at New England Conservatory, Gregory Oakes, assistant professor of clarinet at Iowa State University, & Nicholas Roth, associate professor of piano at Drake University.
4:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Fri., Sept. 19
Drake Jazz Ensemble I, Andrew Classen, director, and Drake Jazz Ensemble II, James Romain, director,
7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Hall, Harmon Fine Arts Center

Sat., Sept. 27
Senior Recital, Mark Lesser, saxophone,
4:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sat., Sept. 27
Guest Recital, Prof. Hu Meiling from Minzu University of China's College of Music will perform a concert of traditional Chinese tunes using a variety of Chinese wind instruments and playing techniques.  This concert will also include collaboration between Prof. Hu and, Drake's professor of saxophone and jazz studies, James Romain, and Drake percussion students,
7:30 p.m. Sheslow Auditorium

Sat., Sept. 27
Senior Musical Theatre Recital, Abigail Diamond,
7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sat., Oct. 4
Faculty Voice Recital, Christine Fortner-Blanner, Andrew Ryker, and Edward Corpus, and Michelle Havlik-Jergens, piano, 
7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sun., Oct. 5
Choral concert featuring the Drake Choir and Chamber Choir, Aimee Beckmann-Collier, conductor; Drake Chorale, Linda Vanderpool, conductor,
3:00 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Oct. 5
Drake Symphony Orchestra Concert, Akira Mori, conductor,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Thurs., Oct. 16
Guest Recital, Blake McGee, assistant professor of clarinet, University of Wyoming, 
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sat., Oct. 18
Junior Musical Theatre Recital, Valeria Zamareva and Adam Jedlicka,
7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sun., Oct. 19
Faculty Recital, flutist Leslie Marrs will be joined by pianists Jessica Anderson and Liz Augsburger in a program of music by African American composers, as well as others.  Featured composers will be Coleridge Taylor Perkinson and Gary Powell Nash,
4:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Mon., Oct. 20
Keys to Excellence Piano Series featuring George Lepauw - International Beethoven Project, Founder
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Oct. 26
Des Moines Community Orchestra, Carl Johnson, conductor, 
2:00 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Mon., Oct. 27
Guest Recital, Michael Dean, clarinet,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Nov. 2
Horn Studio Recital,
1:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Fri., Nov. 7
Guest Recital, New Third Stream,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Nov. 9
Guest Recital, Otis Murphy, professor of saxophone at Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium; Masterclass 1-4 p.m. in Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Fri., Nov. 14
Drake Jazz I, Andrew Classen, director,
7:30 p.m., Patty and Fred Turner Jazz Center

Sat., Nov. 15
Senior Recital, Kenton Jordan, voice,
1:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sat., Nov. 15
Senior Recital, Maura Grace, voice,
4:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Nov. 16
Senior Recital, Katie Ericson, horn,
1:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Nov. 16
Senior Recital, Andrew Sowatzke,
4:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Mon., Nov. 17
Flute Studio Recital,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Wed., Nov. 19
Senior Recital, Michael Terrell, cello,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Thurs., Nov. 20
Strings Recital,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Nov. 23
Choral concert featuring all four Drake choirs, Drake Choir, Chamber Choir, and Drake University Community Chorus, Aimee Beckmann-Collier, conductor, and Drake Chorale, Linda Vanderpool, conductor,
3:00 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Sun., Dec. 1
Keys to Excellence Piano Series featuring pianist Professor Nicholas Roth and Drake piano students in concert
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Wed., Dec. 3
Drake Symphony Orchestra Concert, Akira Mori, conductor,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Thurs., Dec. 4
Drake Jazz II, James Romain, director,
7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Fri., Dec. 5
Drake Wind Symphony Robert Meunier, conductor, and Drake Wind Ensemble & Concert Band, Dr. A.G. McGrannahan, conductor;
7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Hall, Harmon Fine Arts Center.
*The Wind Symphony and Concert Band perform the opening concert of the 43rd Annual Drake University Honor Band Festival.

Sat., Dec. 6
Drake University Honor Band Festival
4:30 p.m., Performing Arts Hall, Harmon Fine Arts Center.
*The closing concert of the Honor Band Festival features high school students from throughout Iowa performing as members of the Honors Wind Ensemble and Honors Concert Band under the direction of nationally recognized guest conductors.

Sat., Dec.6 - Sun., Dec. 7
Christmas Madrigal Dinners, featuring the Drake Chamber Choir, Aimee Beckmann-Collier, conductor;
Tickets are $50 per person and all seats are reserved.
Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 5:00 p.m., Parents Hall, Olmsted Center.
*Tickets are available at the Drake Fine Arts Box Office, 271-3841 from November 11 through December 2.

Theatre Productions

Thurs., Oct. 2 - Sun., Oct. 5
Square One by Steve Tesich, directed by Michael Rothmayer,
Studio 55, Harmon Fine Arts Center; 7:30 p.m. (Thurs – Sat.) and 2 p.m. (Sun.),
$5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and $1 with Drake I.D.

Fri., Oct. 24 - Sun., Oct. 26
Student Theatre Showcase,
Studio 55, Harmon Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. (Fri. and Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.),
$5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and $1 with Drake I.D.

Thurs., Nov. 13 - Sun., Nov. 16
Jesus Christ Superstar, lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, directed by John Graham,
Performing Arts Hall, Harmon Fine Arts Center, Nov. 13-15, 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16, 2 p.m.
$6 for students, $4 for students, seniors and those with Drake I.D.

Harmon Fine Arts Center Box Office Hours:

Monday - Friday, noon - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, noon - 4:00 p.m.
515-271-3841


University News
August 21, 2014
The Comparison Project at Drake University will kick off its 2014–2015 programming with a meditation workshop on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m.–noon.
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