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Thursday Music Showcase

Thursday Music Showcase is a music appreciation course that is required for all SOU Music Majors. Also known previously as "Friday Music Showcase" and "Convocation," this weekly event is free and open to the public and livestreamed on the Oregon Center for the Arts YouTube Channel. In person attendance is encouraged (free, and open to the public) Thursdays, from 12:30-1:30pm in the SOU Music Recital Hall.

Showcase dates are: 

September 22: Welcome & Introduction with Special Guests: Maria José Souza Guedes, piano and Luis Meireles, flute. Live stream link:

September 29: Anthony de Mare interview with JPR's Geoff Riley: live stream link:

October 6: Oregon Shakespeare Fesitval Guest Artists from Revenge Song. Live stream link:

October 13: New MM Graduate Student Performance - live stream link:

October 20: Arjun Verma & William Rossell (Sitar and Table) - live stream link:

October 27: Derek & Bernadette Keller: Music Professionalization (for the Gig Economy) Live stream:

November 3: Morris Palter, percussion. Live stream link:

November 10: Student Feature: The Baby Birds, Bernadette Mondok Keller, director. Live stream link:

November 17: Rogue Valley Symphony: Britton Rene-Collins. Live stream:

Thanksgiving is November 24th. No Showcase.

December 1: Student/Faculty Showcase - live stream link:

Winter Break: December 10-January 9. No Showcases.

January 12: Welcome to Winter Term & Introduction

January 19, 26

February 2, 9,

February 16: CMC Guest artist: Septura (brass septet)

February 23

March 2, 9, 16,

March 23 - Finals week. No Showcase.

April 6: Welcome to Spring Term & Introduction

April 13, 20

April 27: Terry Longshore, percussion

May 4: Jordon Wiersema: Junior percussion recital.

May 11, 18, 25

June 1 - last showcase

The current course number is MUS 165 and is called "Concert and Recital Attendance" during the 22-23 academic year. Each Thursday (with a few exceptions) students and faculty peform, or we host special guest artist performances. This is also an opportunity for students in their third year to perform a junior recital, or for undergraduate, masters level students, or faculty to give a preview of their upcoming recitals. 

Dr. Derek Keller is the instructor for this course this term and can be reached at

Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 12:30pm to 1:20pm

SOU Music Recital Hall, 114
450 S Mountain Ave Ashland, OR 97520

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Arts & Culture, Local Events

Target Audience

Prospective Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Students, Community




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