2011-2012 Calendar of Events

FTGPB = Fighting Tiger Grrr ... Pep Band
LTS = Lyric Theatre Society
CKCB = Central Kentucky Concert Band
NATS = National Association of Teachers of Singing
VIP Day = Visit in Person Day
KMEA = Kentucky Music Educators Association
* = indicates off-campus professional activity in which GC music faculty are involved

 

AUGUST

29 First Day of Classes

 

SEPTEMBER

1 Student Recital Hour Meeting, 11:30am (required)
4-5 Chorale Retreat
5 LABOR DAY--No Classes
6 Opening Convocation
16 TBLE&B Tiger Band Leadership Event & Barbecue
17 FTBPB--Home Football (GC v. U of Cumberlands)
24 FTGPB--Homecoming (GC v. Shorter)
28 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "Love, Pain and Mystery," Daniel Weeks, tenor; Donna Loewy, piano, 8pm
29 Student Recital Hour, 11:30am (required)
29 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "The Art of Classical Guitar," Michael Fogler, guitar, 8pm
30 FTGPB--Festival of the Horse Parade

 

OCTOBER

2* "The Art of Classical Guitar," Michael Fogler, guitar, Transylvania University, Old Morrison Chapel, 2pm
6 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "An Evening of Brazilian Music," Justin Badgerow, piano; Sarah Daughtrey, mezzo-soprano, 8pm
8 FTGPB--Home Football (GC v. Campbellsville)
10 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "On and Off the Beaten Path:  Piano Music, Old and New," Nicholas Phillips, piano, 8pm
13-14 FALL BREAK, No Classes
19-23 GC Chorale Fall Tour
21* "The Art of Classical Guitar," Michael Fogler, guitar, Marshall University, Smith Recital Hall, 8pm
22 FTBPB--Home Football (GC v. WV Tech)
24 Chorale Home Concert, 8pm
26 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "Piano Works of Johannes Brahms," Dror Biran, piano, 8pm
30 LTS Tech Day
31-Nov 3 LTS Dress Rehearsals

 

NOVEMBER

3 Student Recital Hour, 11:30am (required)
4 FTGPB--Lady Tiger Habitat for Humanity Tournament
4 LTS--Falstaff, 8pm
5 LTS--Falstaff, 3pm and 8pm
5 FTBPB--Home Football (GC v. Lindsey-Wilson)
6 LTS--Falstaff, 8pm
10 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "Lasting Impressions," Jana Flygstad, flute; Sou Lou Smith, piano, 8pm
11 FTBPB--Elswick Classic Tournament
12 Concert Choir Dress Rehearsal, 9am-12 noon
13 Concert Choir Fall Concert, 3pm
15 Parody Concert, 11am
17 GC Chorale @ Scott County Historical Society, 7:30pm
19 Auditions!  All voices.  All instruments.
19 VIP & Band Bruncheon Day
19 FTGPB--NAIA National Play-Off Series Game I (TBA)
20 Band Dress Rehearsal--Fall Anniversary Concert
21 GC Tiger Symphonic Band, Fall Anniversary Concert featuring Dewey L. Creech, tuba soloist
  FTGPB, Tiger basketball, Jim Reid Tournament
22 GC Tiger Symphonic Band, Chapel Service
24-25 THANKSGIVING BREAK, No Classes
26 FTGPB, NAIA National Play-Off Series Game II, Turkey Bowl 7 (TBA)

 

DECEMBER

2 FTGPB--Jim Reid--Chamber Classic Tournament (TBA)
3 FTGPB--NAIA National Play-Off Series Game III (TBA)
4 Messiah Sing, 3 pm
5 Piano Christmas, 7:30pm
8 Student Recital Hour, 11:30am (required)
8 Choral Christmas, TBA, off campus
9 Junior Recital:  Evan Harrell, tuba, 7:30pm
11* CKCB Concert--"Double Double, Toil & Trouble" (Transylvania University) (P. LaRue)
12 Students of Voice Recital, 7pm
13 Last Day of Classes
14 JURIES / Reading Day
15-19 Final Examinations
17 FTGPB--NAIA National Championship Game, Rome, GA (TBA)

 

JANUARY

13-14* Flute Society of Kentucky (Burnette)
14 KMEA District 7 High Schools All-State Rehearsals
16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No Classes
21 All-Collegiate Choir Rehearsal, WKU
23 First Day of Classes
27-28 Chorale Retreat
29 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "Faculty Showcase Recital," 3pm
31 Founders' Day Convocation
   

 FEBRUARY

TBA GC Piano Scholarship Competition & GC Vocal Scholarship Competition
3 KUG II Band Dinner
4 FTGPB--Basketball double-header (GC v. UVA-Wise)
7 Depart for Louisville--Kibbie/KMEA
8-11 KMEA
9 Student Recital Hour, 11:30am (required)
16 FTGPB--Basketball double-header (GC v. U of Cumberlands)
17 Auditions!  All Voices.
17 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "Tour of Europe," Heather Hunnicutt, soprano; Rob Vanover, piano, 8pm
18 Vocal & Piano Competition.  (No non-competition vocalists or pianists).  Wind, string & percussion instruments.
18 FTGPB--Basketball double-header (GC v. Lindsey-Wilson)
23 Junior Recital:  Nathan Van Till, baritone, 8pm
26* CKCB Concert--"Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall" (Transylvania U) (P. LaRue)
   

MARCH

2-4 FTGPB--Basketball, MSC Tournament (Frankfort), TBA
3 Auditions!  All voices.  All instruments.
5 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "Cornet Masters," H. M. Lewis, trumpet, 8pm
7 Junior Recital:  Bekah Bowery, soprano, 8pm
8 Student Recital Hour, 11:30am (required)
12-16 SPRING BREAK
14-20 FTGPB--Frankfort, Lady Tigers; Kansas City, Tigers
19 Classes Resume
22 Senior Recital:  Caitlyn Kogge, mezzo-soprano, 8pm
25 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "An Evening of Piano Music," Eunbyol Ko, piano, 3pm
31 Tiger Bands--Scholarship Dinner (TBA)
   

APRIL

6 GOOD FRIDAY, No Classes
8 Easter Sunday
12 Student Recital Hour, 11:30am (required)
15 OpShop Tech Day
16-18 OpShop Dress Rehearsals
19 OpShop Performance 7pm
22 Noteworthy Concert Series:  "1 + 1 + 1 = 141," Bluegrass Brass Trio, 3pm
25 Tiger Bands Dress Rehearsal--Annual Spring Concert
26 Tiger Symphonic Band--Annual Spring Concert, featuring Hannah Osborne, clarinet, and Hunter Hanks, mallet soloist
27 Senior Recital:  Chuck Harris, countertenor, 8pm
28 Concert Choir Dress Rehearsal, 9am - 12noon
29 GC Concert Choir Spring Concert, 3pm
30 Sophomore Sets Recital, 8pm
   

MAY

4 GC Chorale Spring Concert, 8pm
6* CKCB Concert--"One Ring to Rule Them All" (Lexington Opera House) (P. LaRue)
7 Students of Voice Recital, 7pm
9 Last Day of Classes
10 JURIES / Reading Day
11-16 Final Examinations