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November offers music, theatre and more at Kansas State University

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015


MANHATTAN — November brings theatre, music and many other cultural activities for all ages at Kansas State University. Events listed below are from the School Music, Theatre, and Dance, and the McCain Performance Series. Admission is free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.

• The Sticks and Strings Chamber Music Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• "American Tet," an account of the effect of war on soldiers and their families, will be presented by K-State Theatre's second stage productions at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-7 in the Purple Masque Theatre in West Stadium. Tickets are $5-$8 and can be purchased in person at the McCain Auditorium box office from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by phone at 785-532-6428.

• In-A-Chord's Fall Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in All Faiths Chapel. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Contact Joshua Oppenheim at 785-532-3824 or by email at choirs@k-state.edu for more information.

• Saxophonist Cameron Longbaugh will present a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• The 10th annual Hale Library Concert Series will present the Three K-State Tenors at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the library's Hemisphere Room. Performing are Reginald Pittman, professor of music; Bryan Pinkall, assistant professor of music; and David Wood, director of Collegium Musicum. They will be joined by Amanda Arrington, faculty collaborative pianist. Concerts are followed by a wine and dessert reception. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at https://one.found.ksu.edu/ccon/events_activities.do?event_id=F0521.

• The Athens Saxophone Quartet will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in All Faiths Chapel. The quartet consists of professional saxophonists from Greece and the United States. The group's performance will include a new work written for the quartet by K-State's Craig Weston, associate professor of music and a composer.

• The Konza Wind Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in All Faiths Chapel.

• K-State Theatre will present "A Christmas Carol — The Musical," the Broadway musical adaption of Charles Dickens' well-known story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghostly encounters, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-14 and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in McCain Auditorium. Tickets are $10-$15 and can be purchased at the McCain Auditorium box office from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, online at k-state.edu/theatre, or by phone at 785-532-6428.

• The K-State Saxophone Studio Recital will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• The K-State music program's Wind and Percussion Divisional Recital will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• The K-State Percussion Student Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in McCain Auditorium.

• Begin the holiday season with the Vienna Boys Choir, a McCain Performance Series presentation, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in McCain Auditorium. The choir's repertoire includes Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, pop songs, holiday favorites and medieval chants. Tickets start at $12.50, plus applicable taxes and fees, and are available now at the McCain Auditorium box office, online at k-state.edu/mccain, or by calling 785-532-6428.

• The K-State Flute and Trombone ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The K-State music program's General Student Recital will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The K-State Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble and Bassoon Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The annual concert by the 2015 Sudler Trophy-winning Kansas State University Marching Band will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, in Ahearn Field House.

• The K-State Concert Band and Wind Symphony will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in McCain Auditorium.

Sources

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

Nora Lewis
785-532-5740
lewsn@k-state.edu;

Ben Stark
785-532-5740
benstark@k-state.edu

Websites

k-state.edu/mccain/
k-state.edu/music/
k-state.edu/theatre/

Written by

Darrah Tinkler
785-532-2535
media@k-state.edu

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November offers music, theatre and many more cultural activities at Kansas State University.