Events

Join us! All Music Department events are free and open to the campus and New Haven community. E-mail music@southernct.edu or call 203-392-6631 for more information.

Fall 2022 Events

Latin Jazz, Jazz Standards, & Blues Ensemble
October 12, 2022, 7:30pm
Garner Hall

Come hear some mid-week music! Join us in Garner Recital Hall (EN C112) to hear SCSU students perform as part of the Jazz Standards and Latin Jazz Ensembles, directed by David Chevan, and the Blues Ensemble, directed by Jim Martin.


Stan Scott & Friends
Celebrating Old and New: Songs and Tunes from New England, Ireland and Scotland

October 26, 2022, 1:00pm
Garner Hall

Join SCSU faculty member Stan Scott (voice, mandolin, and guitar) and Sam Scheer (voice, guitar, banjo and harmonica) in a concert of original songs from their new album “Somewhere in the Middle of Your Life,” and folk music from Ireland, Scotland and New England.  Scott and Scheer will be joined by master fiddler George Wilson and tin whistle player, Dora Hast (ECSU Music faculty). Part of the Stutzman Family Foundation Recital Series.


Art of Trio, featuring SCSU Jazz Faculty
November 2, 2022, 7:30pm
Garner Hall

Take a mid-week break to hear some jazz! SCSU faculty members David Chevan (bass), Rex Cadwallader (piano), and Will Cleary (saxophone) create a free-flowing and spontaneous performance. This performance is sponsored by the Stutzman Family Foundation.


Student Voice Recital
November 9, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

SCSU voice students perform selections from classical, jazz, and theatre music.


University Band
November 17, 2022, 7:30pm     
Garner Hall

The SCSU University Band, under the direction of Dr. Craig Hlavac, performs classic and new pieces from the wind band repertoire.


Latin Jazz, Jazz Standards, Guitar Ensemble, & Blues Ensemble         
November 30, 2022, 7:30pm
Garner Hall

Join us in Garner Recital Hall (EN C112) to hear SCSU students perform as part of the Jazz Standards and Latin Jazz Ensembles, directed by David Chevan, and the Blues Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble, directed by Jim Martin.


 

Spring 2022 Events

Art of Trio
February 23, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

SCSU faculty members David Chevan (bass), Rex Cadwallader (piano), and Anthony DeQuattro (drums) create a free-flowing and spontaneous jazz performance. This performance is sponsored by the Stutzman Family Foundation.

SCSU Small Ensembles
March 9, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

Come hear some mid-week music! Join us in Garner Recital Hall (EN C112) to hear SCSU students perform as part of the Jazz Standards and Latin Jazz Ensembles, directed by David Chevan, and the Blues Ensemble, directed by Jim Martin.

Student Voice Recital
April 6, 2022, 1:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

SCSU voice students perform selections from classical, jazz, and theatre music.

Dequattro/Dart Percussion Duo
April 20, 2022, 1 p.m.
118 Earl Hall

SCSU faculty member Anthony DeQuattro is joined by performance partner Rich Dart for an exciting afternoon of percussion. Part of the Stutzman Family Foundation Recital Series. 

Vocal Scenes Workshop
April 27, 2022, 1:30 p.m.
118 Earl Hall

SCSU voice students present scenes from popular musicals and operas, directed by Prof. Rebecca Barko.

University Band
April 28, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

The SCSU University Band, under the direction of Dr. Craig Hlavac, performs classic and new pieces from the wind band repertoire.

SCSU Small Ensembles
May 4, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

Join us in Garner Recital Hall (EN C112) to hear SCSU students perform as part of the Jazz Standards and Latin Jazz Ensembles, directed by David Chevan, and the Blues Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble, directed by Jim Martin.

 

Fall 2021 Events

Art of Trio, featuring SCSU Jazz Faculty
September 29, 2021, 1 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

Take a mid-day break to hear some jazz! SCSU faculty members David Chevan (bass), Rex Cadwallader (piano), and Ellynne Plotnick (voice) create a free-flowing and spontaneous jazz performance. This performance is sponsored by the Stutzman Family Foundation.

Careers in Music 
October 6, 2021, 1 p.m.
114 Earl Hall

Curious about a career in music? Want to learn more about music therapy? Join the Music Department and practicing music therapist Shannon Kiley (Yale New Haven Health) for a presentation on how therapists train to use music to improve the lives of patients in schools, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and private practice. This program is part of the “Careers in Music” series, supported by the Stutzman Family Foundation.   

SCSU Small Ensembles
October 13, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

Come hear some mid-week music! Join us in Garner Recital Hall (EN C112) to hear SCSU students perform as part of the Jazz Standards and Latin Jazz Ensembles, directed by David Chevan, and the Blues Ensemble, directed by Jim Martin.

Mozart Makes You Smarter!
October 20, 2021, 1 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

Take a mid-day break with some Mozart! Join SCSU faculty and guest artists for a performance of several classics. People often comment that listening to Mozart's music helps them study, feel more organized, and less stressed when performing various tasks. Mozart's genius for imaginative and beautiful harmonies, singing melodies, and perfect proportion make his music engaging and deeply satisfying. Part of the Stutzman Family Foundation Recital Series.

Art of Trio
November 3, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

SCSU faculty members David Chevan (bass), Rex Cadwallader (piano), and Jim Martin (guitar) create a free-flowing and spontaneous jazz performance. This performance is sponsored by the Stutzman Family Foundation.  

University Band
November 14, 2021, 3 p.m.
Lyman Performing Arts Center

The SCSU University Band, under the direction of Dr. Craig Hlavac, performs classic and new pieces from the wind band repertoire.

SCSU Small Ensembles
December 1, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Garner Recital Hall

Join us in Garner Recital Hall (EN C112) to hear SCSU students perform as part of the Jazz Standards and Latin Jazz Ensembles, directed by David Chevan, and the Blues Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble, directed by Jim Martin.