At the River Campus, our Music students and faculty participate in performances that range from solo shows to ensembles in a variety of genres. Support our Department of Music and get tickets today. 

Current Southeast students can get a $5 ticket by taking their Southeast ID to any of the three University Box Offices.

Timothy Schmidt, Recital (OCT 2)

Oct. 2, 2022 at 3 p.m. Shuck Recital Hall. Timothy Schmidt presents an eclectic program of songs by American composers and chamber music. Assisted by pianist Matt Yount and the Southeast brass faculty. Tickets $10. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Due to a mechanical issue and equipment backorder, there is no elevator access currently for the Shuck Recital Hall.

Odyssey (OCT 3)

EVENT CANCELLED

An Evening of Ellington (OCT 6)

Oct. 6, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Southeast Jazz Lab & Studio Ensembles will present a program of compositions highlighting the remarkable work of the legendary Duke Ellington. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare Systems.

Gala Season Opener (OCT 11)

Oct. 11, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The Southeast Symphony Orchestra will begin their season of concerts featuring internationally-acclaimed pianist Valentina Igoshina, in Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1. Also on the program will be Lyric for Strings by the trail-blazing African-American composer George Walker. Tickets $25. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Cuba Financial Group.

Canto! A Celebration of Women Composers (OCT 18)

Oct. 18, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The University and Chamber Choirs present an evening of choral works by women composers like Andrea Ramsey, Elaine Hagenberg, and more. Experience a diverse repertoire by these amazing women of the choral world. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Fall Percussion Ensemble Concert (OCT 20)

Oct. 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. An extremely diverse chamber ensemble that ranges in size from percussion quartets to an ensemble of more than a dozen performers. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

The Frozen Cathedral (OCT 25)

Oct. 25, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Hear the Southeast Wind Symphony as it performs John Mackey’s The Frozen Cathedral, inspired by Mount McKinley. Don't miss this unforgettable performance of a true masterwork!  Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Enrico Elisi (NOV 5)

Nov. 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. FREE EVENT. Guest pianist Enrico Elisi will perform to audiences delight. Enrico Elisi is a laureate of the Oporto International Competition and the Venice Competition, he also garnered many first prizes and successes in Italian competitions. Elisi gave recitals internationally, in Europe, the Americas, South Korea, China, Taiwan, and Singapore, with recent engagements at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, the New York Public Library, New York's Morgan Library, Washington's National Gallery of Art and the Italian Embassy, and the Centro Cultural de España in Lima, Peru. Several orchestras in the US and Europe featured him as a soloist, and as an avid chamber musician, he performed at the Taos and Ravinia Festivals. A champion of new music, Elisi commissioned works from composers of many nationalities, premiered Paul Chihara's Two Images at Weill Hall (available on Albany Records) and performed for Sciarrino's residence at the University of Toronto, New Music Festival. Elisi frequently serves on the jury of several competitions and is a frequent guest at festivals in the USA, China, Spain, Switzerland, and Italy, as well as major universities worldwide, where he presented myriad masterclasses in conjunction with his performing and workshop engagements. A recipient of the distinguished Faculty of Music Teaching Award at the University of Toronto, where he teaches, Elisi is a Steinway Artist and became a citizen of the United States of America in 2012.

Wheelhouse Rousters (NOV 13)

Nov. 13, 2022 at 3 p.m. Cultural Arts Center Atrium. The Wheelhouse Rousters return for an afternoon concert of bluegrass styled musical numbers. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare Systems.

Handel's Messiah (NOV 29)

Nov. 29, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Beautiful symphonic music will open this program featuring Handel's masterpiece. A holiday favorite performed by the Southeast Missouri Symphony, University Choir, Choral Union, and Chamber Choir. Tickets $25. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Propulsion (NOV 30)

Nov. 30, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. This performance showcases the agile music-making abilities of the tuba, while musically representing societies’ rapid propulsion from familiarity to a time of uncertainty.  Tickets $10. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Big Band Holiday Jukebox (DEC 2-3)

Dec. 2 & 3 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. A holiday collaboration featuring festive music and the talents of students from the Department of Music and The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre & Dance.  Tickets $25. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Gloriosa! A Christmas Spectacular (DEC 6)

Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The Southeast Wind Symphony will perform the Gloriosa symphony by Yasuhide Ito and more of your holiday favorites. We’ve even heard Santa plans to attend!  Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Percussion Ensembles Family Holiday Percussion Concert (DEC 10)

Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. & at 2 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. This annual tradition continues with a performance featuring holiday classics. Bring the whole family for an infusion of holiday joy!  Free Event. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare Systems.

The Bat's Revenge (JAN 20, 22)

Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Southeast Opera Theatre presents this Hollywood adaptation of the hilarious story (Die Fledermaus) featuring Johann Strauss’s best tunes.  Performed in English with supertitles and orchestra.  Tickets $20. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by First State Community Bank.

Clark Terry / Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival (FEB 3-4)

Bedell Performance Hall. The 24th annual Clark Terry/ Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival showcases student musicians and guest artists from around the nation. All of whom contribute to a vibrant festival of jazz and the celebration of music performance and education. For more information, please contact Dr. Joseph Jefferson at jjefferson@semo.edu.

Women in Jazz, Gala Concert (FEB 3)

Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The culminating concert for the Clark Terry / Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival will be presented by the Southeast Jazz Ensembles and guest artist Sharel Cassity. This concert will feature all women composers and arrangers. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare Systems.

Taking Flight (FEB 7)

Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. This faculty recital, featuring Gabrielle Baffoni and Matt Yount, will explore some of the many clarinet works inspired by birds and flight. Tickets $10. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Modern Masters (FEB 19)

Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. Faculty and Students present a program of works by Philip Glass, Robert Fruehwald, and many more. Highlights will include music from The Hours by Glass and Atacameno Eluwun by Fruehwald. Tickets $10. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Hidden Gems (FEB 21)

Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. An evening of hidden gems and new works for the oboe and English horn, presented by Dr. Jenna Sehmann. Tickets $10. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Southeast Percussion Festival Concert (FEB 23)

Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. & 6 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Area High School percussion ensembles are invited to perform in one of two festival concerts. Free Event.

SEMO High School Honor Band Festival (FEB 27)

Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. High school students from Missouri, Illinois, and Kentucky perform in two fantastic honor bands. It will conclude with a performance by the Southeast Wind Symphony.  Free Event.

KHAN! (FEB 28)

Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The Southeast Wind Symphony and University Concert Band takes you on a musical journey featuring heroes and villains. Hear from Khan, Darth Vader, and more!  Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

The Poet Sings (MARCH 2)

March 2 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The Southeast University and Chamber Choirs offer a program full of thought-provoking, exciting and poignant poetry through song. This is a program you won't want to miss. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

The Black Eyed Susans (MARCH 4)

March 4 at 3 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. This folk music trio navigates a wide range of folk, jazz, pop, and acapella songs with a three-part harmony while accompanied by guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and percussion. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Provided through the generosity of the Bill and Jeanie Stewart Endowed Music Fund.

Brahms' First Symphony (MARCH 7)

March 7 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The Southeast Symphony Orchestra will perform Brahms’ First Symphony, a profound and powerful composition that has inspired generations of audiences since its premiere in 1876. Also on the program will be the winner(s) of the collegiate Concerto and Aria Competition. Tickets $25. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Cuba Financial Group.

Songs From An Unmade Bed (MARCH 9)

March 9 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. A recital featuring a theatrical song cycle that explores the romantic life of a gay man living in New York City. A unique theatrical event that is funny, poignant and hopeful about love. Tickets $10. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Percussion Ensemble Theatre Concert (MARCH 21)

March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Rust Flexible Theatre An eclectic concert of solo and chamber works. Free event.

8 Strings & a Whistle (MARCH 24)

March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. 8 Strings & a Whistle has been captivating audiences nationwide while performing their works alongside rare treasures of the Baroque, Classical and 20th and 21st century — all originally composed for flute, viola, and cello! Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Blowin' the Blues (APRIL 18)

April 18 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The Southeast Jazz Lab and Studio Ensembles will present a concert focused on one of the most central elements of jazz tradition, the Blues. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare Systems.

Synergy (APRIL 23)

April 23 at 3 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. St. Louis-based new music ensemble Synergy will perform a program of twentieth and twenty-first century music for pianos and percussion. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Beethoven and Faure (APRIL 25)

April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. Featuring two powerful compositions; Beethoven’s magnificent Fifth Symphony for full orchestra, followed by Fauré’s inspiring Requiem for chorus and orchestra, performed by Southeast’s Symphony, University Choir, Choral Union, and Chamber Choir. Tickets $25. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available. Sponsored by Cuba Financial Group.

Opera Scenes (APRIL 30)

April 30 at 3 p.m. Shuck Music Recital Hall. An entertaining collection of scenes from opera and operetta classics performed by the Opera Workshop. Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Perspectives (MAY 2)

May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Bedell Performance Hall. The Southeast Wind Symphony and University Concert Band explore perspectives of under-represented composers and performers. The program includes guest musicians from the region and local community.  Tickets $15. Currently enrolled SE students can get one $5 ticket by presenting their SE ID at the box office. Other discounts are available.

Phone
Box Office
(573) 651-2265
Location
Office
518 S. Fountain
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Mailing Address
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Cape Girardeau, MO 63701