Fall concerts offer jazz, classical and more

Concert season, 2015

Jose Oliver Riojas, director of bands, conducts the UIC Wind Ensemble in the Lecture Center Quad.

The University of Illinois at Chicago invites all to attend evening and daytime concerts by UIC jazz combos, choirs, and chamber groups, joined by visiting artists and composers, as well as new ensembles: the UIC Orchestra, the big-band Jazz Workshop and the Mariachi Fuego band.

Unless noted otherwise, admission to all concerts is pay-what-you-can (free to UIC students with valid ID). The Tuesdays-at-One series is free to all.

Concert in the Quad
UIC Wind Ensemble
Sept. 16 at 1 p.m.
UIC Lecture Center Quad, behind 750 S. Halsted St.
Free admission

UIC at the Jazz Showcase
UIC Jazz Ensemble
Sept. 21 at 8 p.m.
Jazz Showcase
806 S. Plymouth Court

Concert season, 2015

UIC jazz combo performs at Jaks Tap.

Jazz at Jaks
UIC Jazz Combos
Sept. 29 at 7 p.m.
Jaks Tap
901 W. Jackson Blvd.

Hispanic Heritage Concert (part of the Latino Music Festival)
UIC Orchestra with UIC’s Mariachi Fuego
Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Merit School of Music
38 S. Peoria St.

University Band (program TBA)
Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
UIC Theatre
1044 W. Harrison St.

Gone our small differences, we are one
The UIC Wind Ensemble and guest artists — the New Century Saxophone Quartet, soprano Ashlee Hardgrave, and alto saxophonist Chris Hemingway — perform four pieces, including the world premiere of “Three Places in Jazz,” composed by James Syler.
Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
UIC Theatre
1044 W. Harrison St.

UIC Sings! The Baroque as Prism
UIC Choirs
Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Notre Dame Church
1335 W. Harrison St.

The Music of Billy Strayhorn, a series honoring the centenary of his birth
UIC Jazz Ensemble
Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Recital Hall L285
UIC Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building
1040 W. Harrison St.

High School Honors Band Festival Concert
UIC Wind Ensemble and Honors Band
Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
UIC Student Center East
750 S. Halsted St.

The Music of Billy Strayhorn
UIC Jazz Workshop (big band)
Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Recital Hall L285
UIC Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building
1040 W. Harrison St.

Mozart’s Adagio and Fugue
UIC Orchestra
Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Merit School of Music
38 S. Peoria St.

Jazz at Jaks
UIC Jazz Combos
Nov. 24 at 7 p.m.
Jaks Tap
901 W. Jackson Blvd.

University Band (program TBA)
Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
UIC Theatre
1044 W. Harrison St.

Holiday Concert, including a sing-along
UIC Choirs, Wind Ensemble and Orchestra
Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
(venue TBA)

TUESDAYS-AT-ONE

All Tuesdays-at-One concerts are free and take place from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Recital Hall L060 on the lower level of the UIC Education, Theatre, Music and Social Work Building, 1040 W. Harrison St.

Sept. 8
Dan Murphy Trio

Oct. 20
UIC Jazz Workshop

Nov. 10
Kings of the Lobby

Nov. 17
Chicago Panamerican Ensemble

Nov. 24
UIC Chamber Music Recital

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