Free Music Concerts This Week

Come enjoy a rich variety of music during your lunch hours this week:

  • CPCC Early Music Consort will be featuring a glittering array of 16th century music from the field of the cloth of gold – Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall
  • The Bechtler Ensemble will be featuring music from the Italian film “Cinema Paradiso,” a Shostakovich string quartet, and a salute to John Lennon in their Thursday, Nov. 21 concert at 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall


Hear Jazz Music for Free

It’s time to get your jazz music fix!  CPCC’s Jazz Vocal class recital will be held Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 12:30 p.m.  On Wednesday, Nov. 13  the Jazz Improv class recital will be held; then, on Thursday, Nov. 14 the CPCC Big MusicBand Jazz class will finish out the series.

All concerts are in the Bryant Recital Hall (Sloan 101) at 12:30 p.m., are free and open to everyone.

Free Concerts in Tate Hall During the Month of October

Beginning this Thursday the 24, through the end of October, you can enjoy some amazing music here at CPCC and in the uptown area.

  • Thursday, October 24 at 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, the Bechtler Ensemble returns to CPCC for the first concert of the new season!
  • Sunday, October 27 at 4 p.m. — The Charlotte Composer’s Forum will feature music of CPCC’s own faculty, Craig Bove and Rebecca Cook-Carter, at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at 420 S Tryon St. (between W. 1stSt. & MLK Jr, Blvd.)
  • Monday, October 28 at 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, a Jazz Mass will feature several area choirs, a jazz combo, and CPCC music instructor, Paul Reynolds.
  • Wednesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Halton Theater, the Charlotte Symphony returns to CPCC for their annual “Orchestra on Campus” series.   This concert will have a Halloween theme.
  • Thursday, October 31 at 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, CPCC’s guitar faculty member Jame Easteppe will be performing in duo with guitarist, Jeremy Polley.

All concerts taking place in Tate Hall are free and open to the public.  Other venues are ticketed events.


FREE Music Concerts

There are many FREE concerts of various musical styles to enjoy during the next two weeks:Music

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 12:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, Overcash: concert by the Early Music Consort of CPCC

Thursday, Nov. 29, 12:30 p.m. in Bryant Hall, Sloan 101:  CPCC music students recital

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 12:30 p.m. in Bryant Hall, Sloan 101: CPCC music studenst recital

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, Overcash: CPCC Recorder ensemble concert

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m. in Tate Hall, Overcash: CPCC Baroque ensemble concert

Free Concerts

If you’ve never heard a large horn ensemble or horn choir, you’re in for a treat. And, if you’ve already heard a horn choir then you already know what we’re talking about. Quite simply, we think it’s “The Greatest Sound on Earth!”  This MusicThursday, Nov. 8, at 12:30 p.m., the Horn Society of the Carolinas will present a concert in Tate Recital Hall.

Next week, there will be three jazzy days of concerts by CPCC students – Tuesday, Nov. 13, is the Jazz Vocal recital.  Wednesday, Nov. 14, will be the Jazz Improv class concert and Thursday, Nov. 15, will be the Big Band concert.  All concerts are at 12:30 p.m. in the Gene Bryant Recital Hall, SL101.  Everyone is welcome

Upcoming Concerts

Concert offerings this week include a recital by the highly-regarded chamber ensemble, Carolina Pro Musica. They will be performing works of Bach and Vivaldi in Tate Recital Hall at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25.  This concert is Musicfree and open to the public.

That same night, in Halton Theater, the Charlotte Symphony will return as part of their annual Concerts on Campus series. The Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are available at the CPCC box office.  Reduced rates are offered to students.


Jazz x 3

You have three opportunities this week to sample the Jazz Department’s spring concerts:
Tuesday, April 10: Jazz Vocal
Wednesday, April 11: Jazz Improv
Thursday, April 12: Big Band concert
All concerts are in the Bryant Recital Hall, Rm. 101 Sloan, at 12:30 p.m.