2019-2020 Concert Series

Benefit Concert for Victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

Saturday, October 5, 2 p.m.

Faculty and top students from the ASU School of Music join David Schildkret and the Dayspring Choirs in a one-time concert at Dayspring UMC on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00p.m. to benefit hurricane victims in the Bahamas.

Performers include American-born international opera star Gordon Hawkins, acclaimed soprano Carole FitzPatrick, pianist Russell Ryan, as well as Robert Mills and the Dayspring choirs.

The beneficiary, UMCOR, is the global humanitarian aid/emergency relief arm of the United Methodist Church. 100% of donations go to specific projects such as Dorian relief in the Bahamas. Donations do not cover marketing or administrative overhead, which is paid by the United Methodist Church.

Professional child care is offered during the concert at no cost. The concert is not ticketed. Donations will be accepted at the door or can be submitted online here (please make sure the selected Fund is UMCOR). Learn more


Euphony presents “I Hear America Singing”

Saturday, October 19, 7 p.m.

This new ensemble of ASU alumni and friends, directed by David Schildkret, presents a program of choral music on texts by American poets. Featuring “Frostiana” by Randall Thompson, the program also includes music by Alice Parker and Rosephanye Powell, with texts by Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, and many others. Learn more about Euphony here.

Tickets are $20 and may be purchased here.


Phoenix Brass Collective

Sunday, October 27, 7 p.m.

Phoenix Brass Collective continues its association with Dayspring, presenting “Old, New, Borrowed, Blue”. The varied program of music includes:

  • Enrique Crespo – Spirit of Brass Fanfare
  • Karl King – Barnum and Bailey
  • Giovani Gabrieli – Piano e forte 
  • Annon. – American Brass Band Journal
  • Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor
  • John Williams – Quidditch fanfare
  • Holst Planets – Mars / Jupiter Chorale 
  • Joe Burgstaller, trumpet soloist – Habanera
  • W.C. Handy – St. Louis Blues
  • Folk Song – Song of the Volga Boatmen
  • Ernesto Lecuona – Malguena

Learn more about Phoenix Brass Collective here.

Tickets are $20. Watch for a ticket link soon!