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Wednesday, October 1

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Wind Symphony

     

    Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger leads one of the top bands at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

     

  • 5 p.m. FREE! www.pac.uga.edu

    Composition Department Recital

    (Dancz Center for New Music) UGA composition students will showcase their newest works, centered around the subject of animals. 

Thursday, October 2

2 events

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5-10. 706-542-4400, pac.uga.edu

    Tuba Recital

    Professor David Zerkel will present a varied recital of James Woodward's "Three Reflections," David Gillingham's "Jabberwocky," Michael Daugherty's "Reflections on the Mississippi," Anthony Plog's "Nocturne" and Halsey Stevens' "Sonatina."

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. FREE! freemans@uga.edu

    Grady College Centennial Launch: Freedom Sings Concert

    UGA's Grady College kicks off its centennial year celebration with a concert featuring Freedom Sings, a band that performs songs that have been banned once before. Tickets required. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Sunday, October 5

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Attacca Quartet

    This quartet was founded by four students at Juilliard and has recently been named quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Crash Jam

    Crash Jam combines the tinkle, jangle, chunk and twang from several eras and genres of string music.

Monday, October 6

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Trombone Recital: Guest Artist

    Guest artist Jemmie Robertson, who teaches trombone at Eastern Illinois University, will be joined by Jamie Ryan on percussion.

Tuesday, October 7

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Juilliard String Quartet

    Founded in 1946, the Juilliard String Quartet maintains the credo of its founders to "play new works as if they were established masterpieces and established masterpieces as if they were new."

Thursday, October 9

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Wind Ensemble

    The UGA Wind Ensemble and new Director of Bands Cynthia Johnston-Turner present John Adams' exciting "Short Ride in a Fast Machine," John Mackey's "Wine-Dark Sea" and selections from Leonard Bernstein's classic West Side Story.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Wind Ensemble

    The ensemble performs selections from Bernstein's West Side Story, John Adams' Short Ride in a Fast Machine, and the Georgia premiere of Steven Bryant's Concerto for Piano, featuring pianist Pamela Paul.

Monday, October 13

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    5 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Violin and Piano Recital

     

    Violin professor Michael Heald will be joined by pianist Peter Miyamoto, as well as friends and faculty in a variety of exciting chamber music repertoire.

     

Tuesday, October 14

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $10. www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Hugh Hodgson Singers & UGA Chorus Fall Concert

     

    Dr. Daniel Bara and assistant conductor Joy Elizabeth Meade lead both ensembles through a varied program featuring music by Gabrieli, Stravinsky, Vaughan Williams, Eric Whitacre, Stephen Foster and more.

     

Wednesday, October 15

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

    Founded in 1988, the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet was the first permanently established wind quintet in the famous orchestra's rich tradition of chamber music.

Friday, October 17

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $10. www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Symphony Orchestra

    The orchestra will perform Wagner's "Prelude and Liebestod" from Tristan und Isolde, Strauss' Metamorphosen, Delius' Walk in the Paradise Garden and Hindemith's alluring Symphonic Metamorphosis.

Saturday, October 18

2 events

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    9 a.m. $8–10. www.mortontheatre.com, www.ccaclog.com

    Deep South Dance Off

    City Center Dance presents a regional qualifying competition for the Children Clogging Champions of America.

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    7:30 p.m. $15. www.floorspaceathens.com

    Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan

    This performance tour includes Suva Devi (Kalbelia Gypsy Film star), Ustad Arba Music Group (Rajasthani folk musicians), Katrini Ji & Culture Shakti (Bollywood  and ATS belly dance), Christy Fricks and Sulukule (Turkish Romany dance), Tarabiya and Jahara Phoenix (world music and dance). Workshops will be held in Indian percussion, Ghoomar dance and Kalbelia dance. See website for workshop information.

Sunday, October 19

1 event

Performance

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Athens Flute Choir

    The choir performs Sergei Prokofiev's fanciful fairy tale Peter and the Wolf as well as selections from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens and Fur on Wheels by Athens composer Jayna Nelson.

Monday, October 20

1 event

Performance

Tuesday, October 21

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Paul Huang Violin Performance

    Twenty-two year old Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang is rapidly gaining attention for his distinctive sound and compelling stage presence.

Wednesday, October 22

2 events

Performance

Friday, October 24

1 event

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $10–16. www.dancefx.org

    DanceATHENS 2014 Dance Concert

    This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.

Saturday, October 25

3 events

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $10–16. www.dancefx.org

    DanceATHENS 2014 Dance Concert

    This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.

  • Morton Theatre

    Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $10–16. www.dancefx.org

    DanceATHENS 2014 Dance Concert

    This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.

  • East Athens Educational Dance Center

    3 p.m. & 6 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8. www.athensclarkecounty.com/dance

    Expressions of a Generous Kind

    The annual GIFTED Performing Ensemble's performance highlights advanced students in ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical and praise dance.

Sunday, October 26

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

    "The Swingingest Band in All the Land" has won 17 Grammy Awards and 20 Downbeat and Jazz Times polls, more than any other big band in jazz.

Tuesday, October 28

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Accordion of Virtuosi of Russia

    The ensemble's repertoire ranges from folk music to arrangements of rock songs.