MacPhail Spotlight Series
The MacPhail Spotlight Series showcases the finest musicians in six concerts staged in MacPhail’s stunning Antonello Hall. This ticketed performance series features MacPhail faculty with special guests and provides an intimate listening experience for lovers of classical, jazz, folk and more. A unique feature of the Series is the post-concert reception where guests meet the artists while enjoying light refreshments.
The Spotlight Series is now complete. Please check back in the fall for the new 2013-2014 series!
The 2012-13 MacPhail Spotlight Series
Saturday, November 3, 2012, 8 p.m.
Baroque to Beatboxing
Follow dance steps through history as we explore how music has inspired movement. From Baroque to Afro-Cuban Jazz to breakdancing and beatboxing, this performance will set your feet in motion.
Sunday, December 2, 2012, 7 p.m.
Romantics: String Sextets of Brahms and Tchaikovsky
Immerse yourself in these rarely performed string sextets. The quiet intimacy of romantic chamber music in Antonello Hall is the perfect gift of the season.
Friday, January 11, 2013, 8 p.m.
Centennial Celebration of Musical Masters
This year marks the centennial birthday of five musical masters who brought modern compositions to a whole new level. Join us in celebrating the past hundred years as we span the genres of jazz, pop, and post-modern music.
Saturday, February 9, 2013, 8 p.m.
Contemporary Compositions: From 12th Street to the River
Relive the legacy of MacPhail's past and experience the future as we showcase MacPhail's musical journey "from 12th Street to the river."
Featuring the original works of six MacPhail composers, this concert displays the diverse talents of teaching artistsas both composers and performers.