On Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 8:15 pm, faculty artist Michael Formanek, jazz bass, will perform as part of Towson University's Bill and Helen Murray Jazz Residency featuring percussionist Matt Wilson.
Also performing will be saxophonist Jeff Lederer and trumpeter Dave Ballou. The concert will take place in the Recital Hall at the Towson University Center for the Arts. For tickets, visit events.towson.edu.
Vivre Musicale will present Disturbia, a program of trauma-related music, on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:00 pm. Works by Stravinsky, Floyd, Copland, and Schubert will be performed by soprano Hillary LaBonte (MM '10, Voice), mezzo-soprano Megan Ihnen (MM '09, Voice), and baritone William Schaller (MM '09, GPD '11, Voice), among others, at Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 233 North Charles Street. Then, on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 4:00 pm, Vivre Musicale will present a recital by harpist Jacqueline Pollauf (BM '06, Harp; MM '07, Harp Pedagogy) at 834 On The Avenue, 834 West 36th Street. For tickets, visit vivremusicale.org.
Soprano Rachel Grider and pianist Rayna Slavova, both Master of Music candidates, will perform songs and arias by Glinka, Cui, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, and Rachmaninoff on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 3:30 pm. The concert, which benefits the National Federation of the Blind, will be held at Mount Calvary Church, 816 North Eutaw Street. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.