November 18: David Valdez Ensembles

Join alto saxophonist and faculty member David Valdez and two of his student ensembles. The show takes place from  5:00-7:00 pm in Lincoln Hall, Room 47.


October 14: David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt

We’re back! Did you miss us?

We’ve missed you. But we hope not to miss you next week, when one of the finest pianist-arrangers on the West Coast holds a master class  at PSU. Yamaha artist Goldblatt has had a lengthy career doing arranging and musical direction for major artists in LA; he is also a monster on piano. Come check him out!

June 2: Scotty Barnhart

ImageLearn about the history of jazz with two-time Grammy winning trumpeter Scotty Barnhart. Barnhart’s playing has been praised by everyone from Stanley Crouch to Bill Cosby. The artist is sure to provide an interesting perspective on the music scene; he is in his 19th year as a soloist with the Count Basie Orchestra. Barnhart’s clinic will take place on June 2 at 5 p.m. in Lincoln Hall, Room 47.

May 20: A Whole Day of Music

Tuesday, May 20, is packed with jazz for you. First, we have California flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny in town for a master class from 2:00–4:00 p.m. in Room 47, then an afternoon of great student recitals (also in Room 47) from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Lindsay Quint, Nate Lown, and Austin Christ will perform. Then, at 8:00 p.m in Room 175, the PSU Large Ensemble Concert will be featured. Come and join in the fun!