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Bill Frisell
World-renowned guitarist Bill Frisell will take the stage with some of the UW's top jazz students April 18 in a concert at Meany Hall capping off a week-long celebration of jazz at the UW. Joining Bill Frisell onstage are UW students Ivan Arteaga and Scott MacPherson, saxophone; Marc Hunter, bass; Evan Woodle, drums; and Elliot Gray, piano. Faculty artists Cuong Vu, trumpet, Marc Seales, piano, and Stuart Dempster, trombone, will also make special appearances on the program. Frisell's... Read more
Homeful concert poster
A March 8 concert by the UW Women's Choir and St. Mark's Women's Choir will benefit Noel House, an emergency shelter for homeless women.  Read more in UW Today (formerly
Michael Partington
Michael Partington, head of the UW's guitar program, stopped by the KING FM studios last week with flutist Donna Shin and guitarist Kevin Callahan to talk with Arts Channel host Marta Zekan about the works to be performed during Partington's faculty recital, Guitar Plus!, Sunday February 28, 7:30 p.m. at Brechemin Auditorium. Joining Partington on the program are faculty artists Donna Shin, flute; Ron Patterson, violin; Joyce Guyer, soprano; and Carole Terry, harpsichord, along with guest... Read more
Robin McCabe and Craig Sheppard
School of Music faculty and students will join other celebrated performing artists in an afternoon of duo performances at the Seattle Art Museum Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. with concert proceeds benefiting Haiti disaster relief. Artists appearing include: Robin McCabe, Craig Sheppard, Mark Salman, Rajan Krishnaswami, Amber Archibald, Melia Watras, Michael Jinsoo Lim, Judith Cohen, and Jeannie Wells Yablonsky. School of Music alumnus Kevin Kaukl, a former piano student of Robin McCabe who... Read more
UW symphony
Students in the University Symphony will perform side by side with members of Seattle Symphony Orchestra on Feb. 23 at Meany Theater when Seattle Symphony Artistic Director Gerard Schwarz is guest conductor for this special free performance.