Furman Sound Quality Series
Purchase in advance on-line*, by phone or from the Music Office**. Night of the event: box office (ticket table) opens 1 hour prior to start time.
$10 Seniors 60+
MUSIC MAJORS: If they are not performing in it, each of our current majors may claim 1 free comp ticket to each of the Sound Quality Series events.
FURMAN PARENTS: Your student will receive two free 'comp' tickets to each concert in which they perform, so you may not need to purchase tickets. Remind them! (If the event is ticketed.)GENERAL ADMISSION SEATING.Doors open 30 minutes prior. Late arrivals will be asked to wait in the foyer until first applause and then slip in quietly. Please do NOT enter or exit while a piece is being performed.
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Children: Events are appropriate for well-behaved children ages six and older. To avoid disruption, please escort them to the lobby if they are unable to remain seated and quiet for the entire performance.
Sound Quality Schedule
Faculty Chamber Recital
Friday, 8pm, Daniel Recital Hall
Furman’s virtuosic faculty showcase their talents as they collaborate in performances of beautiful music for small ensembles. Meet and talk with the performers at the after-recital reception hosted by the sisters of Sigma Alpha Iota.
February 14 and 16
Furman Lyric Theater presents She Loves Me by Bock and Harnick
Thursday/Saturday, 8pm, McAlister Auditorium
Grant Knox, stage director, Dewitt Tipton, music director
An intimate and touching show, featuring music by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof) and book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), She Loves Me was nominated for five Tony Awards in 1964. The 1993 Broadway revival won the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical and the 1994 Critics Circle Award for Best Musical. Considered by many to be the most charming musical ever written, She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old world elegance.
Furman Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert
Friday, 8pm, McAlister Auditorium
- Charles Baldwin, piano
- Elliott Cihlar, violin
- Leo De La Cruz, oboe
- Patrick Rice, guitar
- Sean Simmons, marimba
The Furman Symphony Orchestra presents the biennial Concerto Concert featuring five student soloists selected by competitive audition. Greenville Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Music, Edvard Tchivzhel, guest conducts the FSO in well-known concerto movements.
March 11 and 12
Furman Singers Tour Concert
Monday/Tuesday, 8pm, Daniel Memorial Chapel
The Furman Singers return from their spring tour to present back-to-back performances at home of a varied program of choral gems. The program includes sacred and secular music for a cappella choir and in combination with Furman’s stunning Fisk Organ. Furman Singers alumni are invited to join with the Singers at the close of each concert. Hugh Ferguson Floyd, conductor
Furman Percussion Ensemble
Saturday, 8pm, Daniel Recital Hall
The Furman Percussion Ensemble’s Spring Concert will bring together current students and alumni to perform a concert honoring the career of Dr. John Beckford in his final semester prior to retirement. Guests are invited on stage to an instrument ‘petting zoo’ from 7:15 – 7:45pm.
Furman Symphonic Winds
Friday, 8pm, McAlister Auditorium
The Symphonic Winds present their final concert for the academic year featuring compositions by von Suppe, Grainger, Williams, and Resphigi. Conducting the final school year performance of his Furman career, the evening will honor the extensive contributions, both here at Furman and in the national music education community, of retiring Director of Bands and Music Education Coordinator, Leslie (Les) Hicken.
Faure Requiem and Bizet L’Arlesienne Suites No. 1 & 2
Friday, 8pm. McAlister Auditorium
Furman Oratorio Chorus, Furman Symphony Orchestra, student soloists
The Furman Symphony Orchestra, the Furman Oratorio Chorus, and featured student soloists, close the season with inspired music from France, including selections from the charming and popular L’Arlésienne Suites by Georges Bizet and the ethereal Requiem by Gabriel Fauré. Hugh Ferguson Floyd, conductor.