Francis Marion University | CHAMBER JAZZ ENSEMBLE

Francis Marion University

Chamber Jazz Ensemble

Dr. Paolo André Gualdi, director

Performing at

Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, April 21, 2020  at 7:30pm

The FMU Chamber Jazz Ensemble allows students in a small group setting to learn and hone improvisational skills within the the jazz idiom. Recently, works have been selected from music by Metheny, Corea, Ritenour, Jobim and others

Tickets to the general public are $5

Tickets available FMU PAC Ticket Office at 201 South Dargan Street

Monday through Friday, 12pm-5pm, or by calling 843-661-4444.

TICKETS are available to FMU students, faculty, and staff at no charge upon showing a FMU ID.

Francis Marion University Spring Recital

Francis Marion University Faculty Recital

Paolo Gualdi, piano

Francis Marion University Kassab Recital Hall, Hyman Fine Arts Center

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7:30pm

Italian pianist Paolo André Gualdi has played recitals in Italy, France, Brazil and the United States for music organizations such as A.Gi.Mus., Accademia Ori, and Accademia Amadeus (Italy); Universidade Federal do Rio Grande so Sul and Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (Brazil); Musée Würth (France); International Piano Series of Charleston, American Liszt Society, Cincinnati Conservatory, and the Piccolo Spoleto Festival (U.S.A.). He has recorded for Mark Records and IFO Classics, and his performances have been broadcasted by radios such as NPR and Radio Vaticana.

Free admission, no advance reservations.

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival 2019

Francis Marion University presents

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival  its 7th Edition, February 25 – March 1, 2019, Black Box Theatre, Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence, Paolo André Gualdi and Brandon Goff, artistic directors

 

 

 

The Festival’s final day will bring a performance of Woman to Woman , a selection of works by women composers, performed by Eureka Duo Qiao Chen Solomon (violin) and Hyunjung Rachel Chung (piano).

 

 

 

Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended due to intimate size of performing space.

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival 2019

Francis Marion University presents

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival  its 7th Edition, February 25 – March 1, 2019, Black Box Theatre, Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence, Paolo André Gualdi and Brandon Goff, artistic directors

 

 

 

On Thursday we’ll see  The Invalid’s Sonnet as performed by electro-acoustic composer Mark Snyder, featuring soprano Charly Ann Roper and percussionist Tony Steve.

 

 

 

Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444

Advance reservations are strongly recommended due to intimate size of performing space.

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival 2019

Francis Marion University presents

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival  its 7th Edition, February 25 – March 1, 2019, Black Box Theatre, Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence, Paolo André Gualdi and Brandon Goff, artistic directors

 

On Wednesday we’ll be treated to Pasión, a Spanish Recital for voice and piano, performed by Kirstin Chavez as mezzo-soprano and FMU’s Paolo André Gualdi on piano.

 

 

Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended due to intimate size of performing space.

 

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival 2019

Francis Marion University presents

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival  its 7th Edition, February 25 – March 1, 2019, Black Box Theatre, Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence, Paolo André Gualdi and Brandon Goff, artistic directors

 

Tuesday’s line-up will feature Kirstin Chavez, renowned mezzo-soprano. At 4 p.m. a Voice Master Class will be held and at 7 p.m. a Live Recording Session of a new work by FMU Professor Brandon Goff will be the highlight.

 

For more information please contact the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444

Seating is limited to the first 25 people.

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival 2019

Francis Marion University presents

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival  its 7th Edition, February 25 – March 1, 2019, Black Box Theatre, Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center, Downtown Florence, Paolo André Gualdi and Brandon Goff, artistic directors

 

Monday’s performance is the Masterworks for violin and piano  performing Beethoven: Sonata no. 10 and Franck: Sonat.  

Sinisa Ciric on violin with Paolo André Gualdi on piano.

 

 

RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444

Advance reservations are strongly recommended due to intimate size of performing space.

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival

Francis Marion University  presents the Sixth Edition of the South Carolina Chamber Music Festival

Paolo Andre Gualdi, artistic director

February 19 – 23, 2018

Black Box Theater

Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center

Monday, February 19 at 7:30pm –  Masterworks for violin and piano

Tuesday, February 20 at 7:30pm – Faculty and Friends, voice and guitar

Wednesday, February 21 at 7pm – Live Recording of commissioned piece by Brandon Goff

Thursday, February 22 at 7:30pm – Where Europe meets South America, piano duo

Friday, February 23 at 7:30pm – From Bartok to Beatles, Richter Uzur Duo (guitar and cello)

South Carolina Chamber Music Festival

The South Carolina Chamber Music Festival, produced by Francis Marion University’s Dr. Paolo Gualdi, will make its way to Florence for its sixth season and a full week of classical chamber music beginning on Monday, February 19th.
The festival will once again bring together world-class musicians from Brazil, Serbia, Hungary, Italy and the United States.
All festival events will be held in the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theater, so purchasing tickets in advance through the FMU Performing Arts Center box office is recommended. Ticket prices for all 7:30 p.m. performances are $5 for the general public, though students from FMU and are admitted free to all events with a valid student I.D., but are required to have a ticket as well.
The festival kicks off on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. as wife and husband combo Danijela Zezelj-Gualdi and Paolo Andre’ Gualdi present “Masterworks Violin and Piano” with music by Beethoven, Ravel, and Sarasate.
On Tuesday, special guests Duo Sureño (voice and guitar) will join forces with our own FMU MI Faculty, performing music by Villa-Lobos, Diabelli and others for the Festival’s Faculty and Friends night.
Wednesday night will see renowned percussion master Kobie Watkins premiering and recording a new, original work FMU’s music professor Dr. Brandon Goff. The recording session will begin at 7 p.m.
Thursday’s penultimate performance will be highlighted by Elizabeth Loparits and Mauricy Martin’s piano duet Where Europe Meets South America. Music by Schubert, Brahms and more.
On Friday night, the acclaimed Richter Uzur Duo, comprised of guitarist Brad Richter and cellist Viktor Uzur, will take the stage to perform From Bartók to Beatles, a clever mix of contemporary and classical arrangements.

 

 

FMU Jazz Ensemble

Dr. Paolo André Gualdi, director

 

The FMU Chamber Jazz Ensemble allows students in a small group setting to learn and hone improvisational skills within the the jazz idiom. Recently, works have been selected from music by Metheny, Corea, Ritenour, Jobim and others.

RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444 between 12:00 and 5:00 pm. The first 100 tickets for each Mainstage performance are free to FMU students (you must show your FMU ID at the Box Office to receive a ticket). Thanks to Department of Fine Arts sponsorship, all remaining tickets are just $5 each.