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.
2023-2024 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT
Check out our lineup for the 2023-2024 season. All tickets go on sale August 21 at 9 a.m. Season ticket packages are available beginning in July. Email email@example.com for more details on season tickets.
The Elephant & The Swan - AUG 29
Shuck Recital Hall - 7:30 p.m. A recital by Dr. Sara Edgerton, Dr. Shane Mizicko, and Paul Thompson. Featuring low strings works by Saint-Saens' with piano and percussion accompaniment. Discounts available.
Trumpet Call - SEPT 5
Shuck Recital Hall - 7:30 p.m. Deborah Caldwell and Matt Yount present a collection of trumpet classics and some lesser known works by well-known composers. Discounts available.
An Afternoon of Song - SEPT 10
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. An afternoon of song with Dr. Leslie Jones, contralto and Dr. Barb Lamont, piano. Discounts available.
Symphony Sampler - SEPT 17
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. A light-hearted introduction to the symphony, featuring student musicians from the symphony in a variety of chamber ensembles. Admission is free!
Our Own Heart's Core - OCT 5
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. Join us for the first choral concert of the semester! The Chamber and University Choirs will present a varied program featuring works touching on issues important to our community and world. Discounts available.
Gala Season Opener - OCT 10
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. In celebration of Southeast Missouri’s 150th anniversary, this All-American concert will present exciting works such as William Grant Still’s Afro-American Symphony and Charles Ives’ The Unanswered Question. Discounts available.
Fall Jazz Concert - OCT 17
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of Jazz music by the Southeast Jazz ensembles. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare System. Discounts available.
Wind Symphony Fall Concert - OCT 24
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy and evening of diverse selections performed by the Southeast Wind Symphony. Discounts available.
Sounds of the Horn - OCT 26
Shuck Recital Hall - 6 p.m. An evening of solo horn music with award winning hornist Matthew Meadows, accompanied by Dr. Barb Lamont on piano and featuring Dr. Nicholas Kenney. Discounts available.
Percussion Ensembles Trick of Treat Concert - OCT 27
Bedell Performance Hall - 8 p.m. A family friendly concert of popular film, cartoon, and video game music. The audience is encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. Treats will be distributed after the concert. FREE ADMISSION.
Michael and Jennifer McLain and The Banjocats - OCT 29
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. A bluegrass concert with high energy banjo and fiddle music that reflects musical culture in Kentucky and Virginia, warm-hearted songs to lift people up and fun specialty instrumentals that show love for the artistry of music. Sponsored by The Bill and Jeanie Steward Endowed Music Fund. Discounts available.
Steel Under the Dome - NOV 17
Academic Hall Auditorium - 7:30 p.m. The Southeast Steel Drum Band performs a concert of traditional and popular tunes often associated with the Caribbean. FREE ADMISSION.
Rutter's Magnificat - NOV 28
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. British composer John Rutter composed the Magnificat in 1990; written for full chorus and orchestra, it is a lyrical, colorful work based on the traditional “Magnificat” canticle. Also on the program will be thrilling, festive works for symphony orchestra. A perfect concert to start off the holiday season! Discounts available.
A Christmas Spectacular - DEC 5
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. It's that time of year when the beautiful sound of woodwinds, brass, and percussion bring together the festive sounds of the holiday season. Performed by the Southeast Wind Symphony. Discounts available.
Carmen - JAN 19 and JAN 21
Bedell Performance Hall - Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and on Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. Southeast Opera Theatre presents a fiery tale of love, obsession , and a woman in control of her own destiny. Sung in English with orchestra. Sponsored by First State Community Bank. Discounts available.
Brian Woods - JAN 28
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of beautiful piano music presented by the talented Brian Woods. Discounts available.
Clark Terry Jazz Festival Concert - FEB 2
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. The culminating concert for the Clark Terry / Phi Mu Alpha Jazz Festival will be presented by the Southeast Jazz ensembles. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare System. Discounts available.
Dreams - FEB 4
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. Faculty member, Madison Jarrett, chose the music for Dreams that is a symbolic representation of dream-like states. The pieces convey a sense of nostalgia, wonder, impermanence and discovery. Discounts available.
Ryan Fogg - FEB 8
Shuck Recital Hall - 7:30 p.m. Join us for an evening of piano presented by guest artist, Ryan Fogg. Discounts available.
Modern Masters II - FEB 18
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. Faculty and students from the Dept. of Music present two minimalist masterpieces. John Adams' Christian Zeal and Activity and Gavin Bryars' Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet. Discounts available.
That's What She Said! - FEB 25
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. A concert featuring works for violin and piano performed by Dr. Sophia Han and Jessica Anderson. Discounts available.
High School Honor Band Festival - FEB 26
Bedell Performance Hall - 7 p.m. High school students from Missouri, Illinois, and Kentucky are invited to River Campus to perform in two fantastic high school honor bands. The day concludes with a performance by the Southeast Wind Symphony. FREE ADMISSION.
Wind Symphony: The Elements - FEB 27
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. Join the Southeast Wind Symphony and University Concert Band as they present a program of diverse music featuring the elements of our universe. Discounts available.
Mozart's Coronation Mass - MAR 5
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. One of Mozart's most popular works for chorus and orchestra. First performed in 1779, its uplifting, joyous spirit has thrilled and inspired audiences for nearly 250 years. Also on the program will be the winners of the collegiate Concerto and Aria Competition. Discounts available.
Percussion Ensemble Concert - MAR 19
Rust Flexible Theatre - 7:30 p.m. An eclectic concert of solo and chamber works for percussion. FREE ADMISSION.
Baffoni, Kenney, & Yount - MAR 26
Shuck Recital Hall - 7:30 p.m. Faculty members Gabrielle Baffoni, Nicholas Kenney, and Matt Yount present an evening of music for clarinet, horn, and piano. Featured in the program will be Carl Reinecke's Trio for Piano, Clarinet, and Horn. Discounts available.
Dr. Rochelle Sennet - APR 6
Shuck Recital Hall - 7:30 p.m. Yamaha artist, Dr. Rochelle Sennet, has established herself as a well-known performer, teacher, and scholar. Her latest album, “Bach to Black: Suites for Piano, Volume II” includes the complete Partitas of J.S. Bach, and six additional suites by Black composers. Join us for an evening of piano from this talented artist. Discounts available.
Spring Jazz Concert
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. Kick off spring with an evening of Jazz favorites by the Southeast Jazz ensembles. Sponsored by Saint Francis Healthcare System. Discounts available.
Dvorak's From the New World - APR 23
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. The stellar artistry of guest cellist, Julian Schwarz, performing Elgar’s famous Cello Concerto in E Minor. The second half of the program the orchestra will perform one of the most popular symphonic works of all time: Dvorak’s “From the New World” Symphony. Discounts available.
Through the Years... - APR 25
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. In the final choral concert of the semester, the Chamber and University Choirs will join with the Choral Union to present a program of choral music spanning the centuries and the globe - don’t miss it! Discounts available.
Opera Scenes - APR 28
Shuck Recital Hall - 3 p.m. An entertaining collection of scenes from opera and operetta classics performed by the Opera Workshop. Discounts available.
Wind Symphony Spring Concert - APR 30
Bedell Performance Hall - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy lively rhythms and memorable melodies featuring the Southeast Wind Symphony at its finest. Discounts available.
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