department of music

Fine Arts Center, Suite E, 105 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881 – 401.874.2431 or 401.874.5955

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Event Calendar

Spring 2016

Events are in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Kingston, Rhode Island.
Tickets for concerts can be purchased at anytime through or one hour prior to performance at the Box Office.

All major credit cards accepted, check or cash . General Admission $12; Students $7; Seniors (60 and older) $7; Children 12 and under FREE


1/10 – URI Alumni Wind Ensemble, Brian Cardany, director. 3pm, FREE

1/16 – RIMEA Jazz Festival, Joseph Parillo, coordinator. 9am, FREE 1/30 – URI Collage & SNEHB Concert, Gene Pollart, director. 7pm


2/21 – American Band, Brian Cardany, director, 3pm


3/3 – Big Band and Jazz Combos, Jared Sims coordinator, 7:30pm

3/4 – URI Concert Band, Brian Cardany, director and U­Chorus, Audrey Cardany, director, 8pm

3/5 – RI Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion Festival, Kyle Forsthoff, coordinator, 1pm, FREE

3/6 – Samuel Kurzonkowski, Tuba Recital, 1pm, FREE

3/12 – URI Symphony Orchestra Ann Danis, directors. 8pm

3/13 – URI Wind Ensemble, Gene Pollart, director, 3pm

3/13 – Navy Band Northeast Chamber Ensembles, 7pm, FREE

3/16 – RIMEA Allstate Jazz Concert, 7pm, FREE


4/1 –Sandi Lewanika Graduate Piano Recital, 8pm, FREE

4/2 –Piano Extravaganza Adult Amateur Pianists, Manabu Takasawa, director 2­5pm, FREE

4/2 –Piano Extravaganza Guest Artist Adam Clark, Manabu Takasawa director, 8pm

4/3 –Piano Extravaganza Young Pianist, Manabu Takasawa, director, 11am, FREE

4/8 –Gary Swider Senior Voice Recital, 7pm, FREE

4/9 –Keaton Nelson, Jazz Guitar Recital, 1pm, FREE

4/9 –Piano Extravaganza Young Pianists’ Honor Recital, Manabu Takasawa, 3pm, FREE

4/9 –Piano Extravaganza, URI Pianists’ Recital, Manabu Takasawa, 8pm

4/10 – URI Guitar Day, Adam Levin coordinator; Matthew Rhode & Scott Borg, guest artists. Lectures, master classes and performances all centered around the classical guitar and guitar ensemble, 11am, $50 day pass (includes 7:30 performance)

4/10 – Brandon Kaplan Senior Viola Recital, 3pm, FREE

4/10  – URI Guitar Ensemble, Adam Levin coordinator, 7:30pm, $20 general/$10 students

4/11  – URI Saxophone Studio Recital, Jared Sims coordinator, 7:30pm, FREE

4/15 – William Chilton Junior Jazz Trumpet Recital, 8pm, FREE

4/17 – Opera Workshop, René de la Garza, coordinator, 3pm

4/17 – Chamber Ensemble, Kelli O’Connor coordinator, 7pm, FREE

4/19 – Jazz Combos, Jazz Faculty coordinators, 7:30pm

4/23 – Collin Larkin, Junior Jazz Saxophone Recital, 1pm, FREE

4/23 – Christopher Botelho, Senior Jazz Saxophone Recital, 3pm, FREE

4/23 – Christopher Davey, Senior Voice Recital, 5pm, FREE

4/23  – URI Symphony Orchestra, Ann Danis director, 8pm

4/24  – Nicole Harnois, Flute Recital, 1pm, FREE

4/24 – Rebecca Chase, Senior Flute Recital, 3pm, FREE

4/24 – Tyler Barboza, Senior Trombone Recital, 5pm, FREE

4/24  – Matthew Paquette, Senior Percussion Recital, 7pm, FREE

4/25  – URI Percussion Ensemble, Christopher Smith coordinator, 7:30pm, FREE

4/26  – University Chorus, Audrey Cardany director, 7:30pm

4/28  – URI Big Band, Jared Sims coordinator, 8pm

4/29  – URI Concert Band, Brian Cardany, director, 8pm

4/30  – Ceili Connors, Senior Guitar Recital, 11am, FREE

4/30 – Stephanie Bramble Bassoon Recital, 1pm, FREE

4/30 – Michael Pollart, Junior Trumpet Recital, 3pm, FREE

4/30 – Taylor Allen, Junior Saxophone Recital, 5pm, FREE

4/30 – Concert Choir, Mark Conley, director, 8pm


5/1 – URI Wind Ensemble, Gene Pollart, director, 3pm

5/1 – URI String Ensemble, Ted Mook, coordinator, 7pm, FREE

5/2 – Lively Experiment, Mark Conley, director, 7:30pm

5/4 – Electro­Acoustic projects concert, Kirsten Volness, coordinator, 7pm, FREE

5/7 – Michael Grenier Senior Jazz Saxophone Recital, 1pm, FREE

5/7 – James Himmelmann, Junior Jazz Piano Recital, 3pm, FREE

5/7 – Felicia Baker, Senior Voice Recital, 5pm, FREE

5/7 – Ryan Garvey, Jazz Guitar Recital, 8pm, FREE

5/8 – Samuel Kurzontkowski, Senior Jazz Bass Recital, 1pm, FREE

5/8 – URI Composers, Kirsten Volness coordinator, 7pm, FREE

5/9 – URI World Music Percussion Ensemble, Christopher Smith coordinator, 7pm, FREE

5/20 – Meadowbrook Waldorf School Spring Revels, Joseph Smith director, 7pm, FREE


6/5 – URI Alumni Wind Ensemble, Brian Cardany, director, 3pm, FREE

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