NOON CONCERT SERIES - WINTER 2021

Thursdays, January 7 - March 11 at 12:00 PM



Live-streamed on Facebook - facebook.com/somtpdx

The Noon Concert Series is a weekly opportunity to experience the sounds of the PSU School of Music & Theater. Join us on Thursdays during Fall, Winter, and Spring terms for a diverse program of concerts featuring students, faculty, and special guests. 

This winter the series continues entirely online and features student, faculty, and guest artists from a variety of disciplines. You'll be able to watch each concert on our Facebook page at facebook.com/somtpdx.
 

Joe Manis Trio title card

January 7 - Joe Manis Trio

Streaming live from the 1905 in North Portland, the Joe Manis Trio features Manis on tenor saxophone, George Colligan on organ, and Charlie Doggett on drums.

Damien Geter title card

January 21 - Damien Geter

Damien Geter is a diverse artist whose credits include performances ranging from the operatic stage to the television screen. As a composer, Damien infuses classical music with various styles from the black diaspora to create music that furthers the cause for social justice.

Rory Cowal title card

January 28 - Rory Cowal

Presenting a concert of solo piano music, Rory Cowal will perform works by Portland composers Darrell Grant, Deena T. Grossman, Caroline Louise Miller, and Kennedy Verrett, as well as a classic work by Anthony Davis, the most recent winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Music.

Hub New Music title card

February 11 - Hub New Music

Called “contemporary chamber trailblazers” by the Boston Globe, Hub New Music – composed of flute, clarinet, violin, and cello – is forging new pathways in 21st-century repertoire. 

George Colligan Trio Title Card

February 25 - George Colligan Trio

George Colligan is not only one of the great jazz pianists of his generation, but he has earned an international reputation as a multi-instrumentalist, composer, accompanist, teacher, and bandleader. 

Piano & Strings title card

March 4 - Music for Piano & Strings

A unique collective experience, chamber music ensembles at PSU are formed and run by our students with weekly coaching from faculty. The goal is learning how to delegate and collaborate with other student musicians in a small group setting.

Laptop Ensemble title card

March 11 - Laptop Ensemble

The PSU Laptop Ensemble is an ensemble of humans, laptops, controllers, and speakers.