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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 11 - Laptop Ensemble
The PSU Laptop Ensemble is an ensemble of humans, laptops, controllers, and speakers.