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December brings sights, sounds of the season to Kansas State University

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016

 

MANHATTAN — Celebrate the holiday season with music, dance and more at Kansas State University.

The following cultural events, sponsored by the university’s McCain Performance Series, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, and the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, are free, unless otherwise noted.

• Join the K-State dance program for "WinterDance 2016," a showcase of exciting dance styles, including jazz, tap, modern and African, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1-2 and 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall. Tickets are available at ksu.universitytickets.com.

• The Trumpet Ensemble Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The Ten Tenors, one of Australia's most successful touring groups, will present "Home for the Holidays" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in McCain Auditorium as part of the McCain Performance Series. Tickets are available at the McCain Auditorium box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or online at k-state.edu/mccain.

• The piano studio of Slawomir Dobrzanski Piano Studio will have a recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship Hall, 481 Zeandale Road, Manhattan.

• Bailey Eisenbraun and Trace Woods will present a percussion recital at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• Samuel Fifield will present a piano recital at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in All Faiths Chapel.

• Join the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art for the Holiday Workshop for All Ages from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Beach Museum. An extravaganza of winter-themed art activities will be offered to celebrate the season. The cost is $5 per person; children must be accompanied by an adult.

• The K-State Holiday Choral Concert will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at McCain Auditorium.

• Virginia Houser, associate professor of piano, will present a recital at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• The K-State Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in All Faiths Chapel.

• Samuel Wilson, tenor, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• The Dance Student Spotlight will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Mark A Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall.

• The K-State Orchestra will present a concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in McCain Auditorium.

• The K-State Brass Ensemble and Concert Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The guitar class recital will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Little Theatre at the K-State Student Union.

• Get a good laugh with comedian Brian Regan at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in McCain Auditorium. Tickets to this McCain Performance Series event are available at the McCain Auditorium box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or online at k-state.edu/mccain.

• The Holiday Extravaganza, hosted by the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Advisory Council, will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the Wareham Opera House, 410 Poyntz Ave, Manhattan. Individual tickets cost $100. RSVP by Dec. 2 at https://one.found.ksu.edu/ccon/events_activities.do?event_id=F0576 or by calling Charla Henry at 785-532-7093.

• Rock 'n' roll icon Melissa Etheridge will perform hits and holiday classics at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at McCain Auditorium as part of the McCain Performance Series. Tickets are available at the McCain Auditorium box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or online at k-state.edu/mccain.



Sources

Theresa Breymeyer
785-532-3800
mus@k-state.edu

Cindy Friedrich
785-532-1126
condyle@k-state.edu

Todd Holmberg
785-532-6425
trholm@k-state.edu

Beach Museum of Art
785-532-7718
beachart@k-state.edu

Julie Pentz
785-532-5411
jpentz@k-state.edu

Websites

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

McCain Performance Series

School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Written by

Malorie Wagner
785-532-2535
media@k-state.edu