THE JACKSON CHAPTER OF
                 THE AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS

                       WE THANK OUR SPONSORS:

                 THE MISSISSIPPI ARTS COMMISSION
           THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF GREATER JACKSON
                       OUR MANY CONTRIBUTORS

Questions? Call Glenn Gentry, Editor, at (601)362-3235
           E-mail: gag1391@aol.com

NOTE: The COMPLETE calendar follows, but the CURRENT calendar, which
begins with upcoming or recent events, so you won't have to scroll 
through many past events to get to current ones, will be available
at the end of August.

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  SEP   6, 2011  (Tue)  SANDRA POLANSKI at the MS MUSEUM of ART,
  PIANO                 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music of Chopin.

  SEP   9, 2011  (Fri)  The MS COLLEGE MUSIC DEPT FACULTY in AVEN HALL 
  CHAMBER               at 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)925-3440. Music of
                        Mendelssohn (Piano Sextet in D Major), Benjamin
                        Williams (Piano Trio), and more. 
                        The James S. Sclater Chamber Music Series.

  SEP 9-11, 2011        The CELTIC FEST at the MS AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM,
  CELTIC                Fri-Sun. Times & Tickets:
                        http://www.celticfestms.org/info.htm

  SEP  12, 2011  (Mon)  ARTISTS TBA at MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. Free. 
  CHAMBER               (601)974-1422.
 
  SEP  13, 2011  (Tue)  MARYANN KYLE at 119 UNDERGROUND (President St),
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-2300. Music:
                        Sondheim and the City.

  SEP  16, 2011  (Fri)  BRICK STREET TRIO (Michael Rushing, drums;
  JAZZ                  Ben Williams, bass; James Sclater, piano;
                        with Jennifer Tucker, vocalist; at ST. MARK'S
                        EPISCOPAL C in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M.
                        Free. (601)842-5683.

  SEP  16, 2011  (Fri)  AGO MEMBERS' RECITAL at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C,
  ORGAN                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)362-3235).

  SEP  17, 2011  (Sat)  The MSO with MARTA SZLUBOWSKA at MARA HALL,
  VIOLIN/ORCH           7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of
                        Ravel (La Valse), Max Bruch (Violin COncerto
                        No. 1) and Shostakovich (Symphony No. 5)
				
  SEP  17, 2011  (Sat)  The BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY, ALUMNI, & other
  DANCE                 local artists at the ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
                        Tickets: (601)974-6494.

  SEP  17, 2011  (Sat)  JOSHUA NELSON, the MS MASS CHOIR and the BETH 
  CHORAL/GOSPEL         ISRAEL SHIRIM CHOIR at the JACKSON CONVENTION 
                        CENTER, 8:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)353-0603 
                        Kosher Gospel.

  SEP  18, 2011  (Sun)  STEPHEN SCHAEFFER at ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL C
  ORGAN                 in TUPELO, 4:00 P.M. Free. (662)842-4386
                        jessica@allsaintstupelo.org   Dedicating the 
                        church's newly restored Moller organ.

******************************POSTPONED*********************************
* SEP  18, 2011  (Sun)  TOM LOWE & JOHN PAUL at 220 ST. ANDREW'S DR,   *
* VIOLIN/PIANO          6:00 P.M. Donation. Music of Beethoven (Sonatas*
*                       for Violin & Piano) RSVP to (601)354-1585 /    *
*                       johnpaul@standrewscathedral.org. Benefit for   *
*                       The Mississippi Academy of Ancient Music.      *
*                       Hosted by Kay Patterson.                       *
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  SEP  20, 2011  (Tue)  LYNN RALEY at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free.
  PIANO                 (601)974-1422. Music of Schumann:
                        Davisbündlertänze. 
                        The Imaginary Museum I.

  SEP 20-21, 2011       W. Kessler presents PETER PAN
  BROADWAY              at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Tue-Wed). 
                        Tickets: (601)981-1847, or Ticketmaster.com

  SEP  22, 2011  (Thu)  GOLDEN TRIANGLE BRASS QUINTET at ST. PAUL'S
  BRASS                 EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. 

  SEP  22, 2011  (Thu)  The MSO at the CEDARS in FONDREN, 7:00 P.M.
  ORCH                  Details: (601)981-9606 / 960-1565. 

  SEP  26, 2011  (Mon)  MILLSAPS MUSIC FACULTY, 7:30 P.M. Free. 
  CHAMBER               (601)974-1422. Showcase of vocal, piano,
                        organ, and instrumental music.

  SEP  29, 2011  (Thu)  The MSO at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 6:00 P.M.
  ORCH                  Tickets: (601)960-1515. MMA Benefit Dinner
                        (includes music by MSO).
 
  SEP  30, 2011  (Fri)  BETTY USCHKRAT (Soprano), SARAH MABARY (Mezzo)
  OPERA                 TYLER SMITH (Tenor) & JAMES MARTIN (Baritone)
                        at MILLSAPS. 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422. 
                        Songs, scenes, and ensembles from operas of 
                        Verdi and Wagner. Assisted by Dilyara Shiderova 
                        (piano) and Cameron Lopreore, Tenor).

  OCT   1, 2011  (Sat)  TOWN CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL at the MS MUSEUM OF
  MIXED                 ART, ALL DAY. Free. (601)960-1515
                        SCHEDULE (Subject to change)
                        9:45-10:30AM:  Southern Komfort Brass Band  
                        10:30-11:00AM: Sigma Beta Club(JXN) Step Group 
                        11:00AM-12NOON Front Porch Dancers 
                        12:00-1:00PM:  Ballet Mississippi    
                        1:00-2:00PM:   Brady Stewart & Paul Martin 
                        2:00-3:00PM:   Swing de Paris 
                        3:00-3:30PM:   Phaze 1 
                        3:30-4:00PM:   MS Improv Alliance 
                        4:00-5:00PM:   Margaret Phillips  
                        5:00-6:00PM:   Southern Komfort Brass Band 
                        6:30-10:00PM:  Gary Scott and Friends

  OCT   1, 2011  (Sun)  CHORAL EVENSONG at ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL C
  CHORAL/ORGAN          in TUPELO, 5:30 P.M. Free. (662)842-4386
                        jessica@allsaintstupelo.org   The combined 
                        choirs of All Saints and of Trinity Church
                        in Florence, AL. Service: John Stainer #3
                        in Bb, plus anthems. Jessica Nelson, 
                        organ; Ian Loeppky, conductor.

  OCT   1, 2011  (Sat)  The MSCO with STEPHEN REDFIELD at ST. ANDREW'S 
  VIOLIN/ORCH           EPISCOPAL CL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 
                        Music of Bach & Vivaldi.

  OCT   2, 2011  (Sun)  SCOTT MONTGOMERY at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C,
  ORGAN                 OXFORD, 4:00 P.M. Free. firstpresgwd.org

  OCT   2, 2011  (Sun)  CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C, 
  CHORAL/SOPRANO        5:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4880. Service 
                        music: Walmisley in d. Recital: ANNA 
                        MCDONALD, Ave Maria settings.
 
  OCT   3, 2011  (Mon)  ARTISTS TBA at MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. Free. 
  CHAMBER               (601)974-1422.
 
  OCT   4, 2011  (Tue)  TOM LOWE and JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART,
  VIOLIN/PIANO          5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music of Beethoven (Sonatas for Violin & Piano
                        in E Flat and A Major).

  OCT   6, 2011  (Thu)  SWING DE PARIS at ST. PAUL'S
  VOCAL/JAZZ            EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. 

  OCT   6, 2011  (Thu)  The MS BOYCHOIR at the MS CHILDREN'S MUSEUM,
  CHORAL/MIXED          6:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)665-7374. This is
                        a fund-raising dinner with a variety of 
                        activities, including music by the Boychoir, 
                        Joseph Trigg, Lelon Thompson, & Josh Wiener.

  OCT   6, 2011  (Thu)  JOHN PAUL at ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL/CHAPEL
  HARPSICHORD/          7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584. Music from
  MA'AM                 J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier

  OCT 6-9, 2011         GUYS and DOLLS at MC's AVEN HALL in CLINTON,
  MUSICAL THEATER       7:00 P.M. (Thu-Sat); 2:00 P.M. (Sun).
                        Tickets: (601)925-3440. (Also OCT 13-16).

  OCT   7, 2011  (Thu)  POWER APAC at EUDORA WELTY-THE COMMONS*,
  CHAMBER/DANCE         5:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-5387. This is a 
                        fund-raising dinner with a variety of arts
                        activities, including music and dance. 
                        "An Evening of the Arts". *719 N Congress St
  
  OCT   7, 2011  (Fri)  The MILLSAPS SINGERS ON CAMPUS, 7:30 P.M.
  CHORAL/               Free (donations suggested) (601)974-1422.
  CHAMBER ORCH          "Voices and Strings": A concert of music
                        for chorus and strings. Music of Schubert
                        (Mass in G), Fauré (Cantique de Jean
                        Racine), Randall Thompson (Happy Shore),
                        and Tarik O'Regan.

  OCT   9, 2011  (Sun)  The HINDS CC (Utica campus) JUBILEE SINGERS,
  CHORAL                BOBBY COOPER, director, at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL 
                        C in BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. 

  OCT   9, 2011  (Sun)  DAVID HIGGS at 1ST-TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN C in
  ORGAN                 LAUREL, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)428-8491

  OCT   9, 2011  (Sun)  MIGUEL BERNAL at ST. LOUIS CL in NEW ORLEANS,
  ORGAN                 LA. 6:00 P.M. Free. (504)525-9585 x35 or x21.
                        Music of Cabezon, Correa de Arauxo, Soler,
                        Liszt, Mozart, Gomez, Alain, & Guiridi.

  OCT  11, 2011  (Tue)  EVE BEGLARIAN & MARY ROWELL (violin) at
  CHAMBER               MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M.  Tickets: (601)974-1130.
                        Music of the Mississippi River composed by
                        Beglarian.
                        millsaps.edu/news_events/arts_lecture_series.php

  OCT  11, 2011  (Tue)  JAMES MARTIN at 119 UNDERGROUND (President St),
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-2300. Music:
                        Sing Out Loud.

  OCT 13-16, 2011       GUYS and DOLLS at MC's AVEN HALL in CLINTON,
  MUSICAL THEATER       7:00 P.M. (Thu-Sat); 2:00 P.M. (Sun).
                        Tickets: (601)925-3440. (Also OCT 6-9).

  OCT  14, 2011  (Fri)  FULL CIRCLE (JOANE RYAN, & NICK & JULIA BLAKE)
  CELTIC/FOLK           at the SCHF AUD in VICKSBURG, 
                        12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997. 
                        Classics in the Courtyard.
  
  OCT  15, 2011  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Donizetti's
  OPERA                 ANNA BOLENA (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door.

  OCT  17, 2011  (Mon)  The MONTAGE THEATRE OF DANCE at HINDS CC's
  DANCE                 CAIN-COCHRAN AUD on campus in RAYMOND, 
                        7:00 P.M.Tickets: (601)857-3266.
                        
  OCT 18-20, 2011       W. Kessler presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
  BROADWAY              at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Tue-Thu). 
                        Tickets: (601)981-1847, or Ticketmaster.com

  OCT  20, 2011  (Thu)  SALLIE VINES WHITE & DAVID BENSON at ST. PAUL'S
  WOODWINDS/            EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
  PIANO                 Free. (601)693-2502. 

  OCT  20, 2011  (Thu)  PATRICK RETTGER at JSU'S HALL AUD,
  TUBA                  6:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  OCT 20-22, 2011       MUSICAL REVUE, at the BELHAVEN U BITSY IRBY 
  MUSICAL THEATRE       DANCE CTR, 7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat). Free.
                        (601)974-6494. "What I Say Goes": A musical
                        revue of motherhood.

  OCT  21, 2011  (Fri)  MARIA SIGNA & JIM ROBINSON  at the SCHF AUD 
  COUNTRY/POP           in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON.
                        Details: (601)631-2997. 
                        Classics in the Courtyard.
  
  OCT  21, 2011  (Fri)  The MSO at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:30 P.M.
  ORCH                  Details: (601)960-1515.

  OCT  22, 201   (Sat)  The MS COLLEGE SINGERS at PROVINE CHAPEL,
  CHORAL                1:30 P.M. Details: (601)925-3440.

*********************************CANCELLED*****************************
* OCT  22, 2011  (Sat)  SYLVIA HONG at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,   *
* PIANO                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. Music of Liszt *
*                       and more.                                     *
***********************************************************************

  OCT  24, 2011  (Mon)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the BELHAVEN U
  BAND                  ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)605-2786
                        www.mcsb.us Music of Fillmore, Vivaldi 
                        (Concerto for Two Trumpets with Elias Arredondo
                        and Anne Berthold), Leroy Anderson, Reineke,
                        Mussorgsky, and more.

  OCT  27, 2011  (Thu)  JAZZ, ART, & FRIENDS at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 
  JAZZ                  5:30 P.M. Details: (601)960-1515.

  OCT  27, 2011  (Thu)  The JACKSON CHORAL SOCIETY, CROSSGATES U METHODIST
  CHORAL/BRASS          C (Brandon) 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (769)218-0427.
                        Music of Copland, Mechem, Wilberg and
                        Vaughan-Williams.

  OCT  28, 2011  (Fri)  OSGOOD & BLAQUE at the SCHF AUD in VICKSBURG, 
  BLUES/POP             12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997. 
                        Classics in the Courtyard.
  
  OCT  28, 2011  (Fri)  The DELTA MOUNTAIN BOYS at the MS MUSEUM of ART,
  BLUEGRASS             5:30 P.M. Details: (601)960-1515.

  OCT  28, 2011  (Fri)  LYNN TRAPP at ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL, 
  ORGAN                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)362-3235. AGO.
                                       ...PLUS...
                        OCT 29 (Sat) Workshop at ST. ANDREW'S,
                        9:30-11:30 A.M. Conducting from the console &
                        service playing.

  OCT  28, 2011  (Fri)  LYNN RALEY at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free.
  PIANO                 (601)974-1422. Music of Adams: The Phrygian
                        Gates. The Imaginary Museum II.

  OCT  29, 2011  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Mozart's
  OPERA                 DON GIOVANNI (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door.

  OCT  29, 2011  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
  ORCH                  Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of Gounod
                        (Funeral March of a Marionette), Alfred
                        Scnittke (Ritual), and Berlioz (Symphonie
                        Fantastique).
  
  OCT  29, 2011  (Sat)  MUSIC, DANCE, ARTS at BELHAVEN'S ARTS CTR AUD, 
  MIXED                 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)974-6494. "Tunes, Tutus,
                        and Turning Wheels". Artistic expressions of 
                        those with and without disabilities.

  OCT  30, 2011  (Sun)  DIXIELAND JAZZ, SWING, & DANCE MUSIC at the 
  JAZZ                  COLONIAL COUNTRY CLUB, 3:00-6:00 P.M.
                        Tickets: ronaldwelch1@me.com / (601)352-6420.
                        Sponsor: New Bourbon Street Jazz Society.
                        (This session free).

  NOV   1, 2011  (Tue)  CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          6:00 P.M. Free. (601)366-0590. Celebrating
                        All Saint's.

  NOV   1, 2011  (Tue)  CHERYL COKER & CHRISTINA COKER HRIVNAK at
  SOPRANOS/             CO-LIN COMM COLL's REA AUD in WESSON,
  PIANO                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)643-8305.

  NOV   2, 2011  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Donizetti's
  OPERA                 ANNA BOLENA (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  NOV   3, 2011  (Thu)  KRISTEN JOHNSON & VIOLA DACUS  at ST. PAUL'S
  SOPRANO/PIANO         EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. 

  NOV   3, 2011  (Thu)  JSU JAZZ COMBO at JSU's HALL AUD, 
  JAZZ                  7:30 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

*******************************CANCELLED**********************************
* NOV   3, 2011  (Thu)  MARTA & DANUTA SZLUBOWSKA at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. *
* VIOLIN/PIANO          Free. (601)974-1422. Polish violin music, by     *
*                       Paderewski, Wieniaski, Bacevicz, Szymanowski,    *
*                       Chopin, and Mlynarski.                           *
************************************************************************** 
                       
  NOV   4, 2011  (Fri)  PATRICK SMITH & CO. at the SCHF AUD in
  BLUES, POP &          VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
  ORIGINALS             Details: (601)631-2997. 
                        Classics in the Courtyard.
  
  NOV   4, 2011  (Fri)  The GOLDEN TRIANGLE BRASS QUINTET and the
  BRASS                 BRASS BAND from the NAVY BAND of NEW ORLEANS
                        at the FINE ARTS AUD of JONES CO JR. COLLEGE
                        in ELLISVILLE, 7:00 P.M. Free. More info at
                        msmusicteachers.org. Sponsor: MS Music Teachers 
                        Ass'n. Music includes a 2011 commissioned work
                        by James Sobaskie.

  NOV   4, 2011  (Fri)  JOHN PAUL, THOMAS LOWE, MSO members and the MS 
  HARPSICHORD/          COLLEGE MUSIC DEPT FACULTY in AVEN HALL at 
  CHAMBER               7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)925-3440. Music of Bach 
                        (Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major), Harold 
                        Schiffman (Extravaganza for 3 Pianos), Vivaldi 
                        (Laudamus Te from the Gloria) & more. The James 
                        S. Sclater Chamber Music Series. MA'AM & MS
                        College.

  NOV 4-5, 2011         ORGAN RALLY with the SOULÉ STEAM and RAIL FEST
  CALLIOPE              in MERIDIAN. Venues include the TEMPLE THEATER
                        (Robert Morton Theater Organ) and HIGHLAND PARK 
                        (Dentzel Carousel). Sponsored by the Carousel 
                        Organ Association of America. (www.coaa.us). 
                        Details at http://steamfest.weebly.com

  NOV   5, 2011  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Wagner's
  OPERA                 SIEGFRIED (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 11:00 A.M. Tickets at door.
                        [ENCORE DATE TBA]

  NOV 5-7, 2011         SEUSSICAL at the JACKSON ACADEMY PERFORMING
  BROADWAY              ARTS CTR, 7:00 P.M. (Sat & Mon); 2:00 P.M. (Sun).
                        Tickets: (601)364-5416.

  NOV   6, 2011  (Sun)  ISABELLE DEMERS at ST.-MARY'S-ON-THE-HIGHLANDS
  ORGAN                 EPISCOPAL C in BIRMINGHAM, AL, 4:00 P.M.
                        Free. www.ipc-usa.org

  NOV   6, 2011  (Sun)  CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C, 
  CHORAL/PIANO          5:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4880. Service 
                        music: Vaughan-Williams. Recital: LYNN
                        RALEY, Schumann: David's Bundlertanze.
 
  NOV   6, 2011  (Sun)  The MS COLLEGE SINGERS at CROSSGATES U
  CHORAL                METHODIST C in BRANDON, 6:00 P.M. 
                        Details: (601)925-3440.

  NOV   7, 2011  (Mon)  ARTISTS TBA at MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. Free. 
  CHAMBER               (601)974-1422.
 
  NOV   8, 2011  (Tue)  JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. 
  HARPSICHORD           Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor  D'euvres at 
                        5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of 
                        Daquin & Rameau.

  NOV   8, 2011  (Tue)  STACY RODGERS & DIANE WANG and U MS Faculty
  PIANO                 and Students at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  CHAMBER               7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. Music of Bach
                        (Concerto for Two Pianos in c, BWV1060) and
                        of Stravinsky (The Soldier's Tale).

  NOV   8, 2011  (Tue)  PERCUSSION & WOODWIND ENSEMBLES at JSU's
  PERCUSSION/           HALL AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.
  WOODWINDS

  NOV   9, 2011  (Wed)  JSU TUBAPHONIUM ENSEMBLE & BRASS QUINTET
  BRASS                 HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV  10, 2011  (Thu)  JAZZ ENSEMBLE II at JSU's HALL AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  JAZZ                  Free. (601)979-2141.
 
  NOV  11, 2011  (Fri)  The BELHAVEN U ORCHESTRAS & STRINGS at the ARTS
  ORCH/STRINGS          CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. Suite
                        from Sleeping Beauty; Tubby the Tuba, & more.

  NOV 11-12, 2011       The BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY, ALUMNI,
  DANCE                 & other local artists at the BITSY IRBY DANCE 
                        CTR, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat) Tickets (601)974-6494.
                        (See also NOV 17-19)

  NOV  12, 2011  (Sat)  The MS OPERA presents MADAMA BUTTERFLY at
  OPERA                 MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free student matinee
                        NOV 11, 10:30 A.M. (registration required)
                        Tickets (601)960-2300/www.msopera.org

  NOV  13, 2011  (Sun)  The METROPOLITAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with JOEL
  CHAMBER               GRIZZELLE (Trombone) at ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL 
                        CL, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4076. Music of 
                        Ferdinand David (Trombone Concertino),
                        Sibelius (Finlandia) and Tschiakovsky (Swan
                        Lake Suite. Conducted by Wayne Linehan and
                        Robert McNally.

  NOV  13, 2011  (Sun)  DAVID HURD at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C in
  ORGAN                 GREENVILLE, 3:00 P.M. Free. (662)334-4582

  NOV  13, 2011  (Sun)  VALENTINA SHARANOVA - the Golden Voice of Russia -
  SOPRANO               at WESLEY BIBLICAL SEMINARY, 3:00 P.M. Free. 
                        (601)981-2482. (Free will offering) The Musical 
                        Charm of Russia, with other musicians from 
                        Moscow's 1st Methodist C.

  NOV  13, 2011  (Sun)  DELILAH MARTINEAU at 1ST-TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN C 
  VOCAL                 in LAUREL, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)428-8491

  NOV  13, 2011  (Sun)  LESTER SENTER WILSON & COLMAN PEARCE at ST. MARY'S 
  SOPRANO/PIANO         EPISCOPAL C in BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. 
                        Music: "Songs Along the Natchez Trace".

  NOV  13, 2011  (Sun)  CHRISTOPHER HOULIHAN at SAMFORD U's REID CHAPEL
  ORGAN                 in HOMEWOOD, AL, 4:00 P.M.
                        Free. www.ipc-usa.org

  NOV  14, 2011  (Mon)  The BELHAVEN U STRINGS & CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at the 
  ORCH/STRINGS          FORD PERFORMING CENTER, STUDIO THEATRE, of the
                        U of MS in OXFORD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 
                        Music of Bach, Paganini, Prokofieff, and Suk, and
                        more.

  NOV  14, 2011  (Mon)  LISA NAEF TERRY & PARTHENIA at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M.
  VIOLS                 Free. (601)974-1422. Royal and devotional music
                        from the Stuart and Tudor courts; with LAURENCE
                        ALBERT, baritone.

  NOV 14-15, 2011       W. Kessler presents MY FAIR LADY
  BROADWAY              at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Mon-Tue). 
                        Tickets: (601)981-1847, or Ticketmaster.com

  NOV 14-17, 2011       EAST TEXAS ORGAN FESTIVAL in KILGORE, TX.
  ORGAN                 Mon-Thu. Includes the legendary Aeolian
                        Skinner organ in the 1st Presbyterian Church
                        in Kilgore, and other area Aeolian-Skinner
                        instruments. LorenzMaycher@aol.com 
                        Registration and other details at
                        www.easttexaspipeorganfestival.com

  NOV  15, 2011  (Tue)  G. MARK LaFRANCIS & the VICTORY BELLES at
  SONGS                 MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M.  Tickets: (601)974-1130.
                        Poems & music of World War II.
                        millsaps.edu/news_events/arts_lecture_series.php
 
  NOV  15, 2011  (Tue)  The BELHAVEN U COMPOSERS FORUM at the RECITAL 
  CHAMBER               ROOM, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. Music
.                       of Belhaven students.

  NOV  15, 2011  (Tue)  PHYLLIS LEWIS-HALE & KAREN LAUBENGAYER at JSU's
  SOPRANO/PIANO         HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV  15, 2011  (Tue)  MC JAZZ BAND ON CAMPUS in AVEN, 8:00 P.M. 
  JAZZ                  Free. (601)925-3440.

  NOV  16, 2011  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Mozart's
  OPERA                 DON GIOVANNI (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  NOV  16, 2011  (Wed)  JAZZ ENSEMBLE CLASS I at JSU's
  JAZZ                  HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV 17-19, 2011       The BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY, ALUMNI,
  DANCE                 & other local artists at the BITSY IRBY DANCE 
                        CTR, 11:00 A.M. (Thu); 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat) 
                        Tickets (601)974-6494.

  NOV  17, 2011  (Thu)  MOCKINGBIRD ENSEMBLE at ST. PAUL'S
  CHAMBER               EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. Early music.

  NOV  17, 2011  (Thu)  JAZZ, ART, & FRIENDS at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 
  JAZZ                  TIME TBA. Details: (601)960-1515.

  NOV  17, 2011  (Thu)  LYNN RALEY at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free.
  PIANO                 (601)974-1422. Music of Brahms: Sonata #3
                        (Opus 5). The Imaginary Museum III.

  NOV  18, 2011  (Fri)  JIMMY TURNER and RHONDA BENSON FORD at MILLSAPS,
  GUITAR/FLUTE          7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422. 

  NOV 18-19, 2011       MIXED COMPANY, directed by CAROL JOY SPARKMAN,
  CHORAL                at MC's ANDERSON HALL in CLINTON, 6:30 P.M. 
                        (Fri-Sat) Tickets: (601)925-3440. 
                        Holiday Dinner Show.

  NOV  19, 2011  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Glass's
  OPERA                 SATYAGRAHA (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door.
 
  NOV  19, 2011  (Sat)  The MSO with SHERRI SEIDEN and DANIEL
  POPS                  NARDUCCI at the JACKSON CONVENTION COMPLEX.
                        7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of
                        Cole Porter (Kiss Me Kate) and George
                        Gershwin (favorites from Porgy & Bess).
				
  NOV 19-20, 2011       The BELHAVEN U CHOIR & SOLOISTS at the ARTS
  CHORAL                CTR AUD (7:30 P.M. Sat) and at PEAR ORCHARD
                        PRESBYTERIAN C (6:00 P.M. Sun). Free.
                        (601)974-6494. Music of Moses Hogan.

  NOV  20, 2011  (Sun)  ROBERT KNUPP at MS COLLEGE'S PROVINE CHAPEL,
  ORGAN                 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. Music of 
                        "composers I know".

  NOV  20, 2011  (Sun)  MARTA SZLUBOWSKA & FAMILY at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C 
  VIOLIN/CHAMBER        in CANTON, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)859-4738.

  NOV  20, 2011  (Sun)  JEREMY FILSELL at the EPISCOPAL C of the
  ORGAN                 ASCENSION in VESTAVIA HILLS, AL, 4:00 P.M.
                        Free. www.ipc-usa.org

  NOV  20, 2011  (Sun)  JEAN BAPTISTE-MONNOT at ST. LOUIS CL in 
  ORGAN                 NEW ORLEANS, LA 6:00 P.M. Free. 
                        (504)525-9585 x135 or x121.
                        Music of Duruflé, Bach, & Liszt.

  NOV  20, 2011  (Sun)  CONCORDIA at GALLOWAY U METHODIST C, 6:00 P.M.
  CHORAL                Free. (601)353-9691. "Seasons & Holy Days",
                        directed by Lynne Pickett.

  NOV  21, 2011  (Mon)  THE BEST OF BELHAVEN at the University's 
  CHAMBER               ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  NOV  21, 2011  (Mon)  RACHEL HEARD at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C,
  FORTE PIANO           7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422. Music of 
                        J.C. Bach and F.J. Haydn.

  NOV  21, 2011  (Mon)  MC BAND ON CAMPUS in SWOR AUD, 8:00 P.M. 
  BAND                  Free. (601)925-3440.

  NOV  22, 2011  (Tue)  GUITAR STUDENTS at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free. 
  GUITAR                (601)974-1422. 

  NOV  23, 2011  (Wed)  The MOSCOW BALLET GREAT NUTCRACKER at the TEMPLE
  BALLET                THEATRE in MERIDIAN,
                        7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)934-1033.

  NOV  28, 2011  (Mon)  ARTISTS TBA at MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. Free. 
  CHAMBER               (601)974-1422.
 
  NOV  29, 2011  (Tue)  LESSONS & CAROLS at MILLSAPS, 12:00 NOON.
  CHORAL/ORGAN          Free. (601)974-1422.
 
  NOV  29, 2011  (Tue)  The MC CHOIR at MS COLLEGE's PROVINE CHAPEL
  CHORAL                7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  NOV  29, 2011  (Tue)  OWEN ROCKWELL at JSU'S HALL AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  PERCUSSION            Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV 30-DEC 1, 2011    DOXA at BELHAVEN U'S BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR,
  DANCE                 7:30 P.M. (Wed & Thu). Tickets. (601)974-6494. 

  DEC   1, 2011  (Thu)  RACHEL VAN VOORHEES at ST. PAUL'S
  HARP                  EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. Early music.

  DEC   1, 2011  (Thu)  THE JSU CHOIRS at HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M.
  CHORAL                Free. (601)979-2141.

  DEC   1, 2011  (Thu)  DAVID HAWKINS at BELHAVEN U's RECITAL ROOM,
  GUITAR                7:30 P.M. Details: (601)974-6494. Music of
                        Gilardino.

  DEC  1-3, 2011        FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS at MC's PROVINE CHAPEL in 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat). 
                        Tickets: (601)925-3440.

  DEC   2, 2001  (Fri)  The FIGGY PUDDING SINGERS at ST. MARK'S
  CHORAL                EPISCOPAL C in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M.
                        Free. (601)842-5683.

  DEC   2, 2011  (Fri)  THE MILLSAPS SINGERS on campus at 7:30 P.M.
  CHORAL/ORGAN/         Free (donations suggested). (601)974-1422.
  ORCH                  Christmas Carols & the Vivaldi Gloria.
 
  DEC 2-3, 2011         The SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE at BELHAVEN U'S
  CHORAL                SOCCER BOWL, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat).
                        Free. (601)974-6494. 

  DEC   3, 2011  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Handel's
  OPERA                 RODELINDA (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 11:30 A.M. Tickets at door.
 
  DEC 3-4, 2011         BALLET MISSISSIPPI at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
  BALLET                (Sat) & 2:00 P.M. (Sun). Tickets: (601)960-1560 /
                        www.balletms.com The Nutcracker, with Veronika
                        Part and Blaine Hoven.

  DEC   4, 2011  (Sun)  The MS YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCH at MURRAH HIGH SCHOOL
  CHORAL/ORCH           AUD, 3:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)260-9153.
                        Featuring the Murrah High School Choir.

  DEC   4, 2011  (Sun)  BARBARA LOTT at KILMICHAEL U METHODIST C in
  ORGAN                 KILMICHAEL, MS. 4:00 P.M. Free. (662)262-7279.
                        Music of Advent.

  DEC   4, 2011  (Sun)  LESSONS and CAROLS at TOUGALOO COLLEGE'S
  CHORAL                WOODWORTH CHAPEL, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)977-4431.

  DEC   4, 2011  (Sun)  ADVENT PROCESSION, LESSONS and CAROLS at 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          ST ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL, 5:30 P.M. Free.
                        (601)354-1535. Music includes Britten's
                        A Ceremony of Carols.

  DEC   4, 2011  (Tue)  The BROADMEADOW U METHODIST C CHOIR at the
  CHORAL/ORCH           church at 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)366-1403.
                        Tapestry of Light: A Celtic Christmas 
                        Celebration by Joseph M. Martin.

  DEC   4, 2011  (Sun)  JSU CONCERT CHORALE at HALL AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  ORCH                  Free. (601)979-2141.

  DEC   6, 2011  (Tue)  The CHOIRS of ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL at the 
  CHORAL                MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. 
                        Wine & Hor D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City 
                        series. Lighting of the Bethlehem Tree.

  DEC   5, 2011  (Mon)  HRISTO HRUSTOV and SHAWN LEOPARD at ST. FRANCIS
  VIOLA/                ASSISI CATHOLIC C in MADISON, 7:00 P.M.
  HARPSICHORD           Free. (601)856-5556. Baroque holiday music.

  DEC   6, 2011  (Tue)  The FORGOTTEN CAROLS at the TEMPLE THEATRE in 
  CHORAL/               MERIDIAN, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)693-5353.
  BROADWAY              Includes local choirs. 
                        More info: www.forgottencarols-sec.com 

  DEC   7, 2011  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Glass's
  OPERA                 SATYAGRAHA (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
 
  DEC 7-9, 2011         PETER ZAPLETAL & the PUPPET ARTS THEATRE present
  BALLET/PUPPETS        PETER AND THE WOLF, and The NUTCRACKER SWEETS
                        at BELHAVEN UNIVERSITY'S ARTS CTR AUD,
                        9:00 & 10:30 A.M. (Wed-Fri). 
                        Tickets: (601)977-9840.

  DEC  8-10, 2011       The WARREN CENTRAL HS SINGERS present a Madrigal 
  CHORAL                Dinner at the school in VICKSBURG,
                        7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat) Tickets: (601)631-2916.
                        (Reservations required by Dec 1).

  DEC 9-11, 2011        CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT at the 1ST BAPTIST C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          7:00 P.M. (Fri); 3:30 & 7:00 P.M. (Sat-Sun).
  ORCH                  Free but call (601)949-1926 for ticket 
                        information.

  DEC  10, 2011  (Sat)  100+ PIANO STUDENTS at NORTHPARK MALL UPPER LEVEL,
  PIANO                 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (Continuous). Students of
                        members of the Music Forum of Jackson.

  DEC  10, 2011  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Gounod's
  OPERA                 FAUST (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door.
 
  DEC 10-11, 2011       The MS METROPOLITAN BALLET at the JACKSON
  BALLET                ACADEMY ARTS CTR, 2:00 P.M. (Sat-Sun);
                        7:30 P.M. (Sat).
                        Tickets: (601)853-4508 / www.msmetroballet.com
                        The Nutcracker.

  DEC  11, 2011  (Sun)  The NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C CHOIR, directed by 
  CHORAL                TIM COKER, 10:30 A.M. Free. (601)982-4703. 
                        John Rutter's Magnificat, with MSO Members.

  DEC  11, 2011  (Sun)  The ST. JOSEPH ORCHESTRA at the SCHF AUD in 
  ORCH                  VICKSBURG, 2:30 P.M.
                        Details: (601)631-2997.
  
  DEC  11, 2011  (Sun)  LESSONS & CAROLS with the GALLOWAY METHODIST
  CHORAL                CONCORDIA CHOIR at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in
                        BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683.

  DEC  11, 2011  (Sun)  ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          5:30 P.M. Free. (601)956-5788.

  DEC  15, 2011  (Thu)  THE CAPITOL BRASS at ST. PAUL'S
  BRASS                 EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. Early music.

  DEC  15, 2011  (Thu)  LEGACY at COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN C, 7:00 P.M.
  CELTIC                Tickets: www.CelticFestMS.org or (601)454-5573.
                        "An Irish Christmas"

  DEC  16-18, 2011      BALLET MAGNIFICAT at MARA HALL, 7:00 P.M. (Fri);
  BALLET                3:00 P.M. (Sat) & 2:00 P.M. (Sun). 
                        Tickets: (601)977-1001 / www.balletmagnificat.com  
                        Snow Queen

  DEC  17, 2011  (Sat)  VICKI YOHE and the choir of the JACKSON REVIVAL
  CHORAL/BRASS          CENTER CHURCH (519 W Silas Brown St) at the
  PERCUSSION/ORGAN      Church at 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)948-1874.
                        Music: John Rutter's "Gloria", directed by
                        Larry Robinson.

  DEC  17, 2011  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the BELHAVEN U
  BAND                  ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)605-2786
                        www.mcsb.us 

  DEC  17, 2011  (Sat)  The MS CHORUS at WESLEY BIBLICAL SEMINARY,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)278-3351 / 
                        www.mschorus.org   Handel's "Messiah" 
                        (Part 1 + Hallelujah Chorus) with soloists 
                        Phyllis Lewis-Hale, Lester Senter Wilson, John
                        WHITE, James Martin, and organist Paul Lee.

  DEC  18, 2011  (Sun)  DERRICK MEADOR at 1ST-TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN C in
  ORGAN                 LAUREL, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)428-8491

  DEC  18, 2011  (Sun)  LESSONS & CAROLS at the 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          4:00 P.M. & 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)973-9139.
  ORCH

  DEC  24, 2011  (Sat)  MIDNIGHT MASS - EPISCOPAL, 10:30 P.M. (some also
  CHORAL/ORGAN          at 5:30 & 9:30 P.M.); CATHOLIC, 11:30 P.M.

********************************HAPPY NEW YEAR!*****************************

  JAN   4, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Handel's
  OPERA                 RODELINDA (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
 
  JAN   6, 2012  (Fri)  FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          6:00 P.M. Free. (601)956-5788.

  JAN   8, 2012  (Sun)  CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in 
  CHORAL                BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. 
                        With the Choir of St. Philip's Episcopal C,
                        directed by David O'Steen, and James Martin,
                        baritone.

  JAN  11, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Gounod's
  OPERA                 FAUST (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
 
  JAN  14, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with THOMAS PANDOLFI at MARA HALL, 
  PIANO/ORCH            7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of 
                        Beethoven (Piano Concerto #4) and Schubert
                        (Symphony No. 9).

  JAN  15, 2012  (Sun)  The MILLSAPS SINGERS at GALLOWAY U. METHODIST C,
  CHORAL                6:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422.

  JAN  17, 2012  (Tue)  JACKIE McGINNIS and JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of 
  JAZZ                  ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        A Cabaret of Jazz Standards. 

  JAN 17-18, 2012       W. Kessler presents SPAMALOT
  BROADWAY              at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Tue-Wed). 
                        Tickets: (601)981-1847, or Ticketmaster.com

  JAN  18, 2012  (Wed)  LYNDSEY TERREBONNE at MC's AVEN/JPW HALL,
  SOPRANO               3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  JAN  19, 2012  (Thu)  MILLSAPS COLLEGE CHAMBER SINGERS at ST. PAUL'S
  CHORAL                EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. Early music.

  JAN 20-21, 2012       THE TOY SHOP (Children's opera by Seymour Barab) 
  OPERA                 at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. (Fri);
                        11:00 A.M. (Sat). Free. (601)974-6494. 

  JAN  21, 2012  (Sat)  LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD (Children's operas by 
  OPERA                 Seymour Barab) at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD, 
                        9:30 A.M. and 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  JAN  21, 2012  (Sat)  PEDALS, PIPES & PIZZA at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C and
  ORGAN                 SACRED HEART CATHOLIC C in CANTON, 9:00 A.M. 
                        Free. (601)362-3235. For piano students (who 
                        need to register). Observers welcome.

  JAN  21, 2012  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents THE ENCHANTED
  OPERA                 ISLAND (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door.
 
  JAN  24, 2012  (Tue)  THOMAS HAMPSON at MC's SWOR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  BARITONE              Tickets: (601)925-3440. Music of America,
                        by Copland, Barber, Ives, Hopkinson, Griffes, 
                        Thompson, and others. The James S. Sclater 
                        Chamber Music Series.

  JAN  27, 2012  (Fri)  PETER CONTE at the 1ST BAPTIST C, 7:30 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)362-3235. AGO.

  JAN  27, 2012  (Fri)  JOBY BELL and the Scholarship Winner at the 
  ORGAN                 U of ALA MOODY CONCERT HALL in TUSCALOOSA, 
                        7:30 P.M.

                        NOTE: This and the following concert are part of
                        the U of Alabama Church Music Series. Details:
                        (205)348-3329/faythefreese@earthlink.net

  JAN  28, 2012  (Sat)  The U of ALA SINGERS & HONOR CHOIR at the
  CHORAL/ORGAN          U of ALA MOODY CONCERT HALL in TUSCALOOSA, 
                        7:30 P.M. Music of Leonard Bernstein (Chichester
                        Psalms) conducted by John Ratledge & organist
                        Faythe Freese.

                        NOTE: This and the preceding concert are part of
                        the U of Alabama Church Music Series. Details:
                        (205)348-3329/faythefreese@earthlink.net

  JAN  28, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with SYBIL CHEESMAN at the BELHAVEN U 
  ORCH/FLUTE            ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565.
                        Mozart by Candlelight. Overture to Cosi fan 
                        Tutti (K 588), Six German Dances (K 606),
                        Flute Concerto in G (K 313), Five Dances (from
                        12 German Dances; K 586), and the Symphony
                        in D (Prague; K 504).

  JAN  29, 2012  (Sun)  LARRY PANELLA & FRIENDS at 1ST-TRINITY 
  JAZZ                  PRESBYTERIAN C in LAUREL, 5:15 P.M. 
                        Tickets: (601)428-8491 (with gumbo dinner).
                        Call for tickets & details.

  JAN  31, 2012  (Tue)  FRONT PORCH DANCE & THE STRANGE PILGRIMS* at
  DANCE                 MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M.  Tickets: (601)974-1130.
                        *A five piece acoustic jazzfolk band, led
                        by composer and mandolinist Jame Weems.
                        millsaps.edu/news_events/arts_lecture_series.php
 
  FEB   2, 2012  (Thu)  IMPROMPTU PIANO QUARTET at ST. PAUL'S 
  CHAMBER               EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. STEPHEN REDFIELD, violin; 
                        HSIAOPEI LEE, viola; ALEXANDER RUSSAKOVSKY, cello; 
                        THERESA SANCHEZ, piano.

*****************************POSTPONED - NEW DATES TBA*****************
* FEB 2-4, 2012         OPERA SCENES at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat).*
* OPERA                 Details: (601)974 1422.                       *
***********************************************************************

  FEB   3, 2012  (Fri)  The MS COLLEGE MUSIC DEPT FACULTY in AVEN HALL 
  CHAMBER               at 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)925-3440. Music of
                        Haydn (String Quartet) and Stravinsky
                        ("Histoire de Soldat" - full concert version)
                        and more. [NEW DETAILS]
                        The James S. Sclater Chamber Music Series.

  FEB   4, 2012  (Sat)  JAMES MARTIN and RACHEL HEARD at the lake home
  BARITONE/PIANO        of GAYDEN and JAMIE WARD, 7:00 P.M. (Gathering
  MA/AM                 at 6:00 P.M.) MA'AM Benefit - donation suggested. 
                        Music of Schubert (Winterreise). If attending,
                        please RSVP to info@ancientmusic.org

                        For driving directions, Click here

  FEB   4, 2012  (Sat)  MUSIC, DANCE, ARTS, WRITING, GRAPHIC DESIGN at
  MIXED                 BELHAVEN U'S ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)974-6494. Collaborative Arts Concert.

  FEB   5, 2012  (Sun)  The LA SCALA production of Puccini's "Il Tabarro",
  OPERA                 "Suor Angelica", and "Gianni Schicchi" on screen
                        at the DAVIS PLANETARIUM, 2:00 P.M.
                        Tickets: http://www.mississippifilmfest.com

  FEB   6, 2012  (Mon)  ARTISTS TBA at MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. Free. 
  CHAMBER               (601)974-1422.
 
  FEB   7, 2012  (Tue)  TOM LOWE and JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART,
  VIOLIN/PIANO          5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        More Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and Piano.

  FEB   7, 2012  (Tue)  BENNETT RANDMAN (cello), SONG XIE (violin) &
  PIANO TRIO            STEPHEN SACHS (piano) at the BELHAVEN U ARTS 
                        CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Tickets. (601)974-6494.
                        Music: Piano trios of Saint-Saens (#1 in F,
                        Op. 18) and Beethoven (#4, Op. 11)

  FEB   8, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents THE ENCHANTED
  OPERA                 ISLAND (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
 
  FEB   9, 2012  (Thu)  JSU SONG FESTIVAL at HALL AUD, 9:00 A.M.
  CHORAL                Free. (601)979-2141.

  FEB 9-10, 2012        PABLO GARIBAY at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  GUITAR                7:30 P.M. (Fri). This concert is part of the MS 
                        Guitar Festival (begins 7:30 P.M. Thursday). 
                        All events free. Details available from Amy 
                        Houghton: amyshoughton@gmail.com
  
  FEB   9, 2012  (Thu)  NEW YORK POLYPHONY at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C,
  BAROQUE VOCAL/        7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584.
  MA'AM                 Music of Elizabethan England.

  FEB  10, 2012  (Fri)  The MS COLLEGE SINGERS at 1ST-TRINITY 
  CHORAL                PRESBYTERIAN C in LAUREL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)428-8491

  FEB  10, 2012  (Fri)  JAMES SCLATER & ANGELA WILLOUGHBY at ST. MARK'S 
  CLARINET/PIANO        EPISCOPAL C in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683.
                        
  FEB  11, 2012  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Wagner's
  OPERA                 GOTTERDAMMERUNG (live) on-screen at 
                        TINSELTOWN in PEARL, 11:00 A.M. 
                        Tickets at door. [ENCORE DATE TBA]
 
  FEB  11, 2012  (Sat)  SYVIA HONG with MICHAEL RECTOR at BELHAVEN U's
  PIANOx2               ARTS CTR AUD, 2:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 
                        Music of Rachmaninoff (Suite #2 for 2 pianos).

  FEB  11, 2012  (Sat)  JAZZ BAND DINNER/DANCE at MC's ANDERSON HALL,
  JAZZ                  6:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)925-3440.

  FEB  11, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with JOHN MEILLEUR and JOHN REGAN at
  POPS                  MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 
                        Music of Elton John.
				
  FEB  12, 2012  (Sun)  The ROYAL OPERA HOUSE's production of Francesco 
  OPERA                 Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur" on screen at the 
                        DAVIS PLANETARIUM, 2:00 P.M.
                        Tickets: http://www.mississippifilmfest.com

  FEB  12, 2012  (Sun)  EVENING PRAYER at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in 
  ORGAN                 BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. 
                        Organ recital by VINCENT IGNATIUS (Trinity
                        Episcopal Church, Natchez).

  FEB  14, 2012  (Tue)  ROBERT GRAYSON at 119 UNDERGROUND (President St),
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-2300. Music:
                        Love Will Keep Us Together.

  FEB  16, 2012  (Thu)  IAN HOMINICK at ST. PAUL'S
  PIANO                 EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. Early music.

  FEB  16, 2012  (Thu)  The JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS ALL-CITY HONORS BAND
  BAND                  at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M.
                        Free. (601)974-6494.

  FEB 16-18, 2012       The BELHAVEN U DANCE MINISTRY ENSEMBLE at the
  DANCE                 BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, 11:00 A.M. (Thu);
                        7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat). Tickets. (601)965-7026.

  FEB  19, 2012  (Sun)  The METROPOLITAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at ST. ANDREW'S
  CHAMBER               EPISCOPAL CL, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4076. 
                        Music includes Vaughan-Williams' "The Lark
                        Ascending" with violinist MARTA SZLUBOWSKA,
                        Beethoven's "Die Geschopfe des Prometheus"
                        and Haydn's Symphony #100 in G major.
                        Conductor: Wayne Linehan; Guest conductor
                        (Beethoven): Darryl E. Harris, Sr.

  FEB  21, 2012  (Tue)  SYMPHONIC WINDS, directed by CRAIG YOUNG, at MC's
  WINDS                 SWOR AUD in CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  FEB 22-25, 2012       GLADYS P. NORRIS PIANO FESTIVAL at JSU's
  PIANO                 HALL AUD, 12:00 P.M.(Wed); 10:00 A.M.(Thu);
                        5:00 P.M.(Fri); 9:00 A.M.(Sat)
                        Free. (601)979-2141.

  FEB  25, 2012  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Verdi's
  OPERA                 ERNANI (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door.
 
  FEB  25, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with STEPHANIE CHASE & JOHN PAUL at 
  VIOLIN/ORGAN          MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 
  ORCH                  Music of Carlos Chavez (Sinfonia India), Leonard
                        Bernstein (Serenade) and Saint-Saëns 
                        (Symphony No. 3, "The Organ").

  FEB  26, 2012  (Sun)  The MS COLLEGE SINGERS at the 1ST PRESBYTERIAN
  CHORAL                C in CANTON, 5:00 P.M. Free. (601)859-4738.

  FEB  26, 2012  (Sun)  THOMAS OSPITAL, AMY PFRIMMER, & JOSEPH MEYER
  ORGAN/                at ST. LOUIS CL in NEW ORLEANS, LA 6:00 P.M. Free. 
  SOPRANO/VIOLIN        (504)525-9585 x135 or x121.
                        Music of Alain, Bonnal, Duruflé, Fauré,
                        Franck, Poulenc, and Vierne.

  FEB  27, 2012  (Mon)  DAVID HARRISON at MS COLLEGE'S PROVINE CHAPEL,
  ORGAN                 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  FEB  28, 2012  (Tue)  The VIENNA CHOIR BOYS at the JACKSON ACADEMY 
  CHORAL                PERFORMING ARTS CTR, 7:00 P.M.
                        Tickets: (601)364-5416 / www.japac.net
                        Benefit: Batson Children's Hospital.

  FEB  28, 2012  (Tue)  The PETAR JANKOVIC ENSEMBLE at CO-LIN COMM 
  GUITAR                COLL's REA AUD in WESSON, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Tickets: (601)643-8305.

  FEB 29/MAR 1-3, 2012  BELHAVEN U SENIOR DANCE STUDENTS at the BITSY
  DANCE                 IRBY DANCE CTR (Studio Theatre), 7:30 P.M. 
                        ("A": Wed & Fri); ("B": Thu & Sat). 
                        Tickets: (601)965-7026.

  MAR   1, 2012  (Thu)  OPERA/MUSICAL THEATRE SCENES at JSU's 
  OPERA                 HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  MAR   1, 2012  (Thu)  DAVID OLIVER and the TOUGALOO COLLEGE CONCERT
  CHORAL/ORGAN          CHOIR directed by KATHY CASTILLA, on campus in
                        WOODWORTH CHAPEL at 7:30 P.M.
                        Free. (601)362-3235. 
                        The 26th Annual AGO Choral-Organ Festival.

                        For driving directions, Click here

  MAR 1-3, 2012         INTO THE WOODS, at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  MUSICAL THEATRE       7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat); Matinee, 2:00 P.M. (Sat).
                        Free. (601)974-6494.

  MAR   3, 2012  (Sat)  The MS METROPOLITAN BALLET at the JACKSON
  BALLET                ACADEMY ARTS CTR, 2:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M.
                        Tickets: (601)853-4508 / www.msmetroballet.com
                        Cinderella.

  MAR   3, 2012  (Sat)  MARYANN KYLE at the TEMPLE THEATRE in MERIDIAN, 
  BROADWAY              7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)693-5353.
                        Music: Sondheim in the City.

  MAR   4, 2012  (Sun)  The AMERICAN BOYCHOIR at COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN
  CHORAL                C, 4:00 P.M. Tickets:(601)665-7374/981-7236x231.
                        Music of Bach, Brahms, Tormis, Hopkins, Hogan
                        and Lauridsen.

  MAR   4, 2012  (Sun)  The TOUGALOO COLLEGE CONCERT CHOIR at CADE
  CHORAL                CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST C, 4:00 P.M. Free.
                        (601)977-7885. Directed by Kathy Castilla.

  MAR   5, 2012  (Mon)  LAKREISHA JOHNSON at TOUGALOO COLLEGE'S
  ALTO                  WOODWORTH CHAPEL, 2:00 P.M. Free.
                        (601)977-7885.

  MAR   5, 2012  (Mon)  ARTISTS TBA at MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. Free. 
  CHAMBER               (601)974-1422.
 
  MAR   6, 2012  (Tue)  HEATHER DENHAM and JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM 
  SOPRANO/PIANO         of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music of Aaron Copland, Mark Francis, & 
                        Ottorino Respighi.

  MAR   8, 2012  (Thu)  JAMES MARTIN & JOHN PAUL; plus the ST. ANDREW'S
  BARITONE/ORGAN/       EPISCOPAL CL CHOIR at the CATHEDRAL, 7:30 P.M. 
  CHORAL/MA'AM          Music of William Byrd (Mass in 4 Voices) & 
                        Kodaly (Pange Lingua); and of Handel -
                        Cantata for Baritone & Organ "Nel Africane
                        Selve" (first MS performance)
                        Tickets: (601)594-5584.

  MAR   9, 2012  (Fri)  The MSO at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Tickets:(601)960-1565. Featuring the MSO
                        String Quartet, and the MSO Brass and Woodwind
                        Ensembles.

  MAR  13, 2012  (Tue)  HEATHER CLANCY at 119 UNDERGROUND (President St),
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-2300. Music:
                        Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves.

  MAR  14, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Verdi's
  OPERA                 ERNANI (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
 
  MAR  18, 2012  (Sun)  The BOLSHOI BALLET'S staging of Petipa's
  BALLET                "Le Corsaire" on screen at the DAVIS PLANETARIUM, 
                        2:00 P.M. 
                        Tickets: http://www.mississippifilmfest.com

***********************************CANCELLED*************************** 
* MAR  18, 2012  (Sun)  The MS CHORUS CHAMBER CHOIR at ST. ANDREW'S   *
* CHORAL                EPISCOPAL CL, TIME TBA Tickets:(601)278-3351. *
*                       Music of Palestrina, Bach, Handel, & Mozart.  *
***********************************************************************

  MAR  20, 2012  (Tue)  STEPHEN SACHS at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD,    
  PIANO                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. Music of Chopin 
                        & Liszt (ballades).                            

  MAR  20, 2012  (Tue)  PETRONEL MALAN at CO-LIN COMM COLL's REA AUD 
  PIANO                 in WESSON, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Tickets: (601)643-8305.

  MAR  20, 2012  (Tue)  ELIZABETH MOAK at USM's MARSH AUD in HATTIESBURG, 
  PIANO                 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)266-5620. Celebrating the 
                        release of her 2-CD set, Art Fire Soul: Piano 
                        Works of Judith Lang Zaimont, MSR Classics.

  MAR  22, 2012  (Thu)  The MSO at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Free. (601)960-1565. Composers' Forum.
                        Music of student composers from Belhaven U 
                        and MS College.

  MAR  23, 2012  (Fri)  KEN GRAVES in MS COLLEGE'S AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  CLARINET/             Tickets: (601)925-3440. Music of Sclater 
  CHAMBER               (Clarinet+String Quartet - World Premier), 
                        Telemann, Schumann, & Xenakis. 
                        The James S. Sclater Chamber Music Series.
 
  MAR  23, 2012  (Fri)  The BELHAVEN U STRINGS & ORCHESTRA at the ARTS
  STRINGS/ORCH          CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  MAR 23-24, 2012       BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY & GUEST ARTISTS  at the 
  DANCE                 BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat);
                        Tickets: (601)974-6494. 
                        See also MAR 29-31.

  MAR  24, 2012  (Sat)  MS DAY OF PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE at JSU'S McCOY AUD,
  PERCUSSION            9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Details: (601)979-2141.

  MAR  24, 2012  (Sat)  The MS ALL-STATE STRING ORCHESTRA at the 
  STRINGS               BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)974-6494.

  MAR  24, 2012  (Sat)  SHUBHANGI SAKHALKAR at TOUGALOO COLLEGE'S
  HINDUSTANI            BENNIE THOMPSON AUD, 6:00 P.M. Free.
  VOCAL MUSIC           (601)977-4431. With KEDAR KARMARKAR (Tabla)

  MAR  24, 2012  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the BELHAVEN U
  BAND                  ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)605-2786
                        www.mcsb.us 

  MAR  25, 2012  (Sun)  Puccini's "La Boheme" on screen at the DAVIS 
  OPERA                 PLANETARIUM, 2:00 P.M. Free. 
                        Tickets: http://www.mississippifilmfest.com

  MAR  25, 2012  (Sun)  HANDEL'S MESSIAH Parts II & III at FIRST
  CHORAL/ORCH           PRESBYTERIAN C, 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)353-8316
                        With soloists Gena Everitt, Kim Porter, 
                        Viola Dacus, Marc Foster, & Bradley Robinson.

  MAR  25, 2012  (Sun)  THOMAS OSPITAL at ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL in
  ORGAN                 NEW ORLEANS, LA, 6:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (504)525-9585 x35 or x21. Music of Bach.

  MAR  27, 2012  (Tue)  USM VOCALISTS at ARTS CTR of MS, 201 E PASCAGOULA,
  VOCAL                 4:00 P.M. Details: gcschwager@gmail.com
                        (601)445-0494 / jay.dean@usm.edu
                        Multimedia with T. G. McCary, photographer.

*******************************POSTPONED UNTIL 2012-2013*****************
* MAR  27, 2012  (Tue)  DAVID AMRAM RESIDENCY at MILLSAPS.              *
*                       Tue Mar 27 - Film, The 1st 80 Years, 7:30  P.M. *
*                       Wed Mar 28 - Master Class, 4:00 P.M.            *
*                       Thu Mar 29 - Master Class, 4:00 P.M.            *
*                       Fri Mar 30 - More, 2:00 P.M. (Millsaps Bowl)    *
*                                  - Concert, 7:30 P.M. (see MAR 30)    *
*                       Sun Apr  1 - Film, 3:00 P.M. "The Final         *
*                                    Ingredient" & "Pull My Daisy"      *
*************************************************************************

  MAR  29, 2012  (Thu)  MITZI MEYERSON at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C,
  HARPSICHORD/          7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584. Music of the
  MA'AM                 court of Louis IV.

  MAR  29, 2012  (Thu)  ABBY WIGGINS at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  MUSICAL               7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.
  THEATRE

  MAR 29-31, 2012       BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY & GUEST ARTISTS  at the 
  DANCE                 BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, 11:00 A.M. (Thu); 7:30 P.M. 
                        (Fri-Sat); Tickets:. (601)974-6494. 

  MAR  30, 2012  (Fri)  MICHAEL PATILLA at the SCHF AUD in 
  GUITAR                VICKSBURG, 6:00 P.M.
                        Free. (601)631-2997.

  MAR  30, 2012  (Fri)  HANNAH CROSS at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  SOPRANO               7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

*******************************POSTPONED UNTIL 2012-2013*****************  
*  MAR  30, 2012  (Fri)  DAVID AMRAM (flutes/piano/percussion/vocals)   *
* CHAMBER/              with JAMES MARTIN, baritone; SARAH MAYBARY      *
* BROADWAY/             (mezzo-soprano); LYNN RALEY (piano); ELIZABETH  *
* JAZZ                  DOYLE (flute); & JEREMY LEACH (horn) at         *
*                       MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)974-1422.     *
*************************************************************************

  MAR  31, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M., with the U MS
  ORCH/CHORAL           CHORUS and the MILLSAPS SINGERS.
                        Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of Benjamin Britten
                        (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, aka 
                        The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra), and 
                        of Beethoven (Symphony No. 9).

  MAR  31, 2012  (Sat)  The BELHAVEN U & JACKSON COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC
  BAND/JAZZ             BAND, JAZZ and PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES at the ARTS 
  PERCUSSION            CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  APR   1, 2012  (Sun)  PATSY SIMPSON at MT. HELM BAPTIST C, 4:00 P.M. 
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)898-9433. Allen Organ dedication. 
  
  APR   1, 2012  (Sun)  CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          5:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4880. Service music by 
                        the choirs of ST. JAMES and of the EPISCOPAL 
                        CHAPEL of the CROSS. Service: C. V. Stanford 
                        in B-flat, Responses and anthem: William Byrd
                        Recital: MICHAEL BEATTIE, organ music of Leighton
                        (Paean), Howells (Master Tallis' Statement), and 
                        of J. S. Bach (Schmücke Dich [BWV654] & 
                        Passacaglia in c [BWV582]).
 
  APR   1, 2012  (Sun)  The NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C CHOIR & MSO MEMBERS
  CHORAL/ORCH           at the CHURCH, 5:30 P.M. Free. (601)982-4703.
  ORGAN                 The Faure Requiem, conducted by Timothy Coker.

  APR   2, 2012  (Mon)  JOHN PAUL & SHAWN LEOPARD at ST. ANDREW'S
  LAUTENWERCKE(2)       EPISCOPAL CL CHAPEL, 12:00 NOON.
                        Free. (601)354-1537x136. Seasonal meditative music.

  APR   2, 2012  (Mon)  The ALCORN STATE U CONCERT CHOIR at HOLY FAMILY
  CHORAL                CATHOLIC C in NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M. Free.
                        www.natchezfestivalofmusic.com Music of Stainer: 
                        The Crucifixion, directed by Donna Schaffer.

                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  APR   3, 2012  (Tue)  JSU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE at HALL AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  PERCUSSION            Free. (601)979-2141.

  APR   3, 2012  (Tue)  MARY MARGARET MAY at MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  SOPRANO               Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR   3, 2012  (Tue)  ANNA CULLNANE at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  VIOLIN                7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR   4, 2012  (Wed)  The CATHEDRAL CHOIR in the NAVE of ST. ANDREW'S
  CHORAL/ORCH           EPISCOPAL CL, 12:00 NOON. Free. (601)354-1537x136.
                        Excerpts from Bach's St. John Passion.

  APR   4, 2012  (Wed)  JSU BRASS QUINTET at HALL AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  BRASS                 Free. (601)979-2141.
 
  APR   5, 2012  (Thu)  TEMPERANCE JONES at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  SOPRANO               7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR   7, 2012  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Massenet's
  OPERA                 MANON (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in
                        PEARL, 11:00 A.M. Tickets at door.
 
  APR   9, 2012  (Mon)  SYVIA HONG BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD, 
  PIANO                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 
                        Music of Beethoven (Piano Concerto No. 3
                        in c minor, Op. 37)

  APR  10, 2012  (Tue)  The LSU FACULTY JAZZ TRIO at CO-LIN COMM COLL's 
  JAZZ                  REA AUD in WESSON, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free. (601)643-8305. Willis Delony, piano;
                        Brian Shaw, trumpet; & Bill Grimes, bass.

  APR  10, 2012  (Tue)  JACQUELINE BATEMAN at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  VIOLIN                7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  11, 2012  (Wed)  JORDAN LANGWORTHY and KRISTOPHER DAVIS at
  SOPRANO/TENOR         MC's AVEN HALL, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  11, 2011  (Wed)  JSU TUBAPHONIUM ENSEMBLE at HALL AUD, 
  TUBA/EUPHONIUM        7:30 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  APR  12, 2012  (Thu)  MADELINE HAMLET at MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  MUSICAL THEATER       Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  14, 2012  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Verdi's
  OPERA                 LA TRAVIATA (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in
                        PEARL, 11:55 A.M. Tickets at door.
 
  APR  14, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO at GALLOWAY U METHODIST C, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of Aaron J. Kernis
                        (Tribute to the Heroes, Victims, and Survivors
                        of 9-11), Arvo Pärt (Fratres) and Respighi.

  APR  14, 2012  (Sat)  The BELHAVEN U CHOIR & SOLOISTS at the ARTS
  CHORAL                CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. Music 
                        of Leonard Bernstein (Chichester Psalms;
                        selections from The Lark, and from broadway,
                        including "Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide).

  APR  15, 2012  (Sun)  The MS COLLEGE SINGERS at NORTHSIDE BAPTIST C 
  CHORAL                in CLINTON, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  16, 2012  (Mon)  THE BEST OF BELHAVEN at the University's ARTS 
  CHAMBER               CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  APR  16, 2012  (Mon)  MC JAZZ BAND ON CAMPUS in AVEN HALL, 8:00 P.M. 
  JAZZ                  Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  17, 2012  (Tue)  SYBIL CHILD, DEBORAH FELDMAN, and JOHN PAUL at the
  SOPRANO/MEZZO         MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. 
  SOPRANO/PIANO         Wine & Hor D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City
                        series. Music of Berlioz (Nuits D'ete).

  APR  17, 2012  (Tue)  The MC SINGERS with the WOMEN'S CHAMBER CHOIR and
  CHORAL                MEN'S GLEE CLUB, and SARAH BETH PRITCHARD,
                        conductor at MS COLLEGE's PROVINE CHAPEL 7:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  17, 2012  (Tue)  SHELLIE BROWN at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  VIOLIN                7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  19, 2012  (Thu)  CAREY SMITH & FRIENDS at ST. PAUL'S 
  JAZZ                  EPISCOPAL C, MERIDIAN, 12 NOON
                        Free. (601)693-2502. 

  APR  19, 2012  (Thu)  CONCERTO KÖLN, WESLEY BIBLICAL SEMINARY,
  BAROQUE ORCH/         7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584. Music of Handel
  MA'AM                 and Dall'Abaco.

  APR  19, 2012  (Thu)  MIXED COMPANY, directed by CAROL JOY SPARKMAN,
  CHORAL                in MC's AVEN HALL in CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Tickets: (601)925-3440. Spring Fling IV
                        Holiday Dinner Show.

  APR  20, 2012  (Fri)  The JSU JAZZ ENSEMBLES at the campus PLAZA 
  JAZZ                  6:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141. Jazz on the Plaza.

  APR  20, 2012  (Fri)  MICHAEL KAMINSKI at GALLOWAY U METHODIST C,
  ORGAN                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)362-3235. AGO.
                        APR 21 (Sat) Workshop at GALLOWAY, 9:00 A.M.

  APR  20, 2012  (Fri)  The MILLSAPS SINGERS ON CAMPUS, 7:30 P.M. Free. 
  CHORAL/PIANO          (Donations accepted) (601)974-1422. "More Amor"
                        Music includes Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes.

  APR  21, 2012  (Sat)  LAUREN PRATT at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  SOPRANO               3:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  21, 2012  (Sat)  The MS OPERA presents ELIXIR OF LOVE at
  OPERA                 MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free student matinee
                        APR 20, 10:30 A.M. (registration required)
                        Tickets (601)960-2300/www.msopera.org

  APR  22, 2012  (Sun)  SYMPHONIC WINDS, directed by CRAIG YOUNG, at MC's
  WINDS                 SWOR AUD in CLINTON, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  22, 2012  (Sun)  MS FINE ARTS TRIO (MARTA SZLUBOWSKA, violin; ALEX
  CHAMBER               ENCINAS, viola; & TAYLIS FERNANDEZ,'cello), with
                        JULIA KIRK (violin) at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C in 
                        CANTON, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)859-4738. Music
                        of Mozart (The "Hunt" quartet), and trios of 
                        Mozart, D'Rivera, and Beethoven.
                        
  APR  23, 2012  (Mon)  JOHN MATHIEU & REBEKA LARSON at BELHAVEN U ARTS
  BASS-BARITONE/        CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free (601)974-6494.
  SOPRANO

  APR  24, 2012  (Tue)  The MONTAGE DANCE TROUPE at HINDS CC's CAIN-
  DANCE                 COCHRAN HALL in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M.
                        Tickets: (601)953-2269.

  APR  24, 2012  (Tue)  TYLER KEMP at MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  PIANO                 Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  24, 2012  (Tue)  ERIC HARTZOG & CLAY COWARD at BELHAVEN U ARTS 
  GUITAR/VIOLIN         CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  25, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Massenet's
  OPERA                 MANON (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
 
  APR  25, 2012  (Wed)  CHRIS CARLSON at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  BASS-BARITONE         7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  26, 2012  (Thu)  LESTER SENTER WILSON at the SCHF CONVENT
  SOPRANO               (Corner Crawford & Adams Sts) VICKSBURG, 
                        6:00 p.m. Free. (601)631-2997. 
                        Great Broads of Broadway.
  
  APR  26, 2012  (Thu)  JOHN PAUL & SHAWN LEOPARD at ST. ANDREW'S 
  HARPSICHORDS          EPISCOPAL CL/CHAPEL 7:30 P.M.
  MA'AM                 Tickets: (601)594-5584. Music of the Bach
                        family: Canzona in D Minor, BWV 588 J.S. Bach;
                        Sonata in G Major, T340/1 J.C. Bach;
                        Concerto for Two Harpsichords in C Minor, 
                        BWV 1062, J.S. Bach; Sonata in C Major
                        HW VIII/1 J.C.F. Bach; Contrapuncti 17 & 18,
                        from Art of Fugue, BWV 1080; and Fugue in 
                        G Major, BWV 577 (Fiddle Fugue), J.S. Bach.

  APR  27, 2012  (Fri)  BETHANY BASHAM at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  CLARINET              2:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  27, 2012  (Fri)  JACOB BENDA at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C, 7:30 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)982-4703. Sponsor: MS Federation
                        of Music Clubs.

  APR  27, 2012  (Fri)  WALTER STRONY accompanies the silent movie 
  ORGAN/MOVIE           "The General", starring Buster Keaton, at
                        1ST-TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN C in LAUREL, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)428-8491.

  APR  27, 2012         SCENES FROM MOZART'S COSI FAN TUTTI at MILLSAPS,
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Details: (601)974-1422.

  APR  27-28, 2012      The VICKSBURG PERFORMING ARTS CO. at the SCHF AUD
  DANCE                 in VICKSBURG, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat).
                        Tickets: (601)631-2997.

  APR  28, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with Cincinnati's MADCAP PUPPETS at 
  PUPPETRY              MARA HALL, 2:00 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565.
                        Music of Prokofiev (Peter and the Wolf) and
                        Stravinsky (Firebird Suite).

  APR  28, 2012  (Sat)  The SPEBSQSA 63rd ANNUAL BARBERSHOP HARMONY 
  BARBERSHOP            FEST with the MAGNOLIA CHORUS and A MIGHTY
                        WIND at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Tickets: (601)383-4264/(769)281-2438.

  APR  28, 2012  (Sat)  BALLET MS at the JACKSON ACADEMY ARTS CTR, 
  BALLET                7:30 P.M.
                        Tickets: (601)853-4508 / www.msmetroballet.com
                        Collage: Classic, Celtc, Contemporary, with
                        MIKHAIL ILYIN & MARIA RICCETTO.
                         
  APR  30, 2012  (Mon)  MS FINE ARTS TRIO (MARTA SZLUBOWSKA, violin; ALEX
  CHAMBER               ENCINAS, viola; & TAYLIS FERNANDEZ,'cello), with
                        JULIA KIRK (violin) at ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI
                        CATHOLIC C in MADISON, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)856-5556. Music of Mozart (The "Hunt" 
                        quartet), and trios of Mozart, D'Rivera, 
                        and Beethoven, plus the Passacaglia for Violin
                        and Viola, by Handel - Halvorsen

  MAY   2, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Verdi's
  OPERA                 LA TRAVIATA (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN in
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
 
  MAY   3, 2012  (Thu)  The JACKSON CHORAL SOCIETY at BROADMEADOW U
  CHORAL                METHODIST C, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)927-9604.

  MAY   5, 2012  (Sat)  ONE O'CLOCK BAND (U NORTH TEXAS) at MARTIN
  BLUES                 PERFORMING ARTS CTR in NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M.
                        Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY   6, 2012  (Sun)  The METROPOLITAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA with KEN
  ORCH/CLARINET         GRAVES at ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL, 3:00 P.M.
                        Free. (601)982-4076. Music of Copland (Fanfare for
                        the Common Man); Faure (Pavane); von Weber 
                        (Concertino for Clarinet); Giovanni Gabrielli
                        (Canzona Duodecimi Toni); Parry (Prelude, Air and 
                        Frolic, from An English Suite) and Bach (Toccata 
                        and Fugue in d minor, arr. Stokowski). Wayne 
                        Linehan, Director; Robert McNally, Concertmaster.

  MAY   6, 2012  (Sun)  The MS YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCH at JSU'S HALL MUSIC
  CHAMBER               CTR, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)260-9153.

  MAY   6, 2012  (Sun)  JONATHAN LEVIN at TRINITY EPISCOPAL C in
  PIANO                 NATCHEZ, 4:00 P.M. Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY   7, 2012  (Mon)  EMMBERLY JEFFERSON at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,
  FLUTE                 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  MAY   8, 2012  (Tue)  LYNN RALEY at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. 
  PIANO                 Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres at 
                        5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.

  MAY   8, 2012  (Tue)  BOBBY HORTON at the SCHF AUD in 
  VOCAL/HISTORY         VICKSBURG, 7:00 P.M..
                        Free. (601)631-2997. Songs and Stories of
                        the Civil War.
  
  MAY   8, 2012  (Tue)  LESTER SENTER at 119 UNDERGROUND (President St),
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-2300. Music:
                        Great Broads of Broadway.

  MAY   8-9, 2012       W. Kessler presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
  BROADWAY              at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Tue-Wed). 
                        Tickets: (601)981-1847, or Ticketmaster.com

  MAY  11, 2012  (Fri)  JULIA MORTYAKOVA at WAVERLY PLANTATION in
  PIANO                 NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M. Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  APR  28, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with Cincinnati's MADCAP PUPPETS at 
  PUPPETRY              MARA HALL, 2:00 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565.
                        Music of Prokofiev (Peter and the Wolf) and
                        Stravinsky (Firebird Suite).

  MAY  11, 2012  (Fri)  The MSO at the OLD TRACE PARK, 7:30 P.M. 
  POPS                  Pepsi Pops. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 

  MAY  12, 2012  (Sat)  BURNLEY COOK at MEMORIAL PARK in NATCHEZ, 3:00 P.M.
  CALLIOPE              Free. Natchezfestivalofmusic.com
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  12, 2012  (Sat)  The NATCHEZ HIGH SCHOOL SHOW CHOIR and the
  CHORAL                LEWIS MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR at MEMORIAL PARK in
                        NATCHEZ, 4:00 P.M. Free. Natchezfestivalofmusic.com
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  12, 2012  (Sat)  THE MIKADO at MARTIN PERFORMING ARTS CTR in 
  OPERA                 NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M. Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  13, 2012  (Sun)  JASON BERGMAN & VINCENT BACHE at TRINITY 
  TRUMPET/ORGAN         EPISCOPAL C in NATCHEZ, 4:00 P.M.
                        Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  13, 2012  (Sun)  JEFF McLELLAND & THE AMBASSADOR BRASS at the 
  ORGAN/BRASS           INDEPENDENT PRESBYTERIAN C in BIRMINGHAM, AL. 
                        4:00 P.M. Free. (205)933-1830.
                        Dedicating the Dobson Organ, op. 90.

  MAY  13, 2012  (Sun)  THIERRY ESCAICH at ST. LOUIS CATHEDRAL in
  ORGAN                 NEW ORLEANS, LA, 6:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (504)525-9585 x35 or x21. Improvisations.

  MAY  18, 2012  (Fri)  KRISTEN VOGEL at STANTON HALL in
  SOPRANO               NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M. Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  19, 2012  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the BELHAVEN U
  BAND                  ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)605-2786
                        www.mcsb.us 

  MAY  19, 2012  (Sat)  MUSIC OF MOZART & HAYDN at the MARTIN PERFORMING 
  CHAMBER               ARTS CTR in NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M. Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  19, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO at the COURTHOUSE SQUARE in CANTON,
  ORCH                  7:30 P.M. Free. (601)859-1307/www.cantontourism.com

  MAY  20, 2012  (Sun)  LOCAL ENSEMBLES at ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL C in
  SONGFEST              RAYMOND, 2:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683.
                        Gospel Songfest with the Raymond Methodist Church 
                        Singers, Open Bible Tabernacle Choir, Utica 
                        Southernaires, and The Born Again Quartet.

  MAY  20, 2012  (Sun)  KIMBERLY HOUSER at LANSDOWNE PLANTATION in
  HARP                  NATCHEZ, 4:00 P.M. With wine-tasting. 
                        Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  20, 2012  (Sun)  KEN COWAN at the INDEPENDENT PRESBYTERIAN C 
  ORGAN                 in BIRMINGHAM, AL. 4:00 P.M.
                        4:00 P.M. Free. (205)933-1830.
                        Dedicating the Dobson Organ, op. 90.

  MAY  20, 2012  (Sun)  OLD FASHIONED HYMNFEST (Songs your Mama taught
  CHORAL                you)& EVENING PRAYER, at  ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C 
                        in BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683.
                        Includes selections from "Smoke on the Mountain".
                        SID CHAMPION, ROGER ALFORD, THERON GRAVES & JAMES 
                        ANDERSON.

  MAY  22, 2012  (Tue)  The MS WIND SYMPHONY at MC's SWOR AUD in CLINTON
  WINDS                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440. Music includes
                        Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco Overture, Norman Dello 
                        Joio's Fantasies on a Theme of Haydn, Percy 
                        Grainger's Ye Banks and Braes & Bonnie Doon, 
                        Sergei Prokofiev's March, Op. 99 for Military 
                        Band, Robert Russell Bennett's Suite of Old 
                        American Dances, and P.D.Q. Bach's Grand 
                        Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds and 
                        Percussion.

  MAY  22, 2012  (Tue)  The MS CHORUS with the winner of the WIDEMAN
  CHORAL/PIANO          INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION (2012) at WESLEY 
                        BIBLICAL SEMINARY, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: 
                        (601)278-3351. Music of Haydn, Beethoven, and
                        Brahms (includes Beethoven's Choral Fantasy).
 
  MAY  24, 2012  (Thu)  HOLOCAUST MUSICAL REMEMBRANCE at BETH ISRAEL,
  CHAMBER               7:30 P.M. Free. (601)956-6215. With ENSEMBLE
                        POLONAISE: MARTA SZLUBOWSKA (Violin), DANUTA
                        SZLUBOWSKA (Piano), JANUSZ SZLUBOWSKI 
                        (Accordion), & JULIA KIRK (Viola). Music of
                        Mendelssohn (Violin Concerto in e - 1st
                        movement), J. Williams (Theme from Schindler's 
                        List), Handel/Halvorsen (Passacaglia for Violin 
                        & Viola), Csardas (Gypsy Dance), and the Israeli 
                        National Anthem: HaTikvah ("The Hope"). Includes 
                        the powerful documentary "Amnon's Journey" about
                        a Jewish violin-maker. More info? Click here

  MAY  25, 2012  (Fri)  MARYANN KYLE & JAMES MARTIN at the TOWERS in
  SOPRANO/              NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M. Music of Cole Porter. 
  BARITONE              Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY  25, 2012  (Fri)  DOWN HOME MISSISSIPPI at ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL C
  FOLK/ACOUSTIC         in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683.

  MAY  26, 2012  (Sat)  DON GIOVANNI at MARTIN PERFORMING ARTS CTR in 
  OPERA                 NATCHEZ, 7:00 P.M. [Gala afterwards at LINDEN]
                        Tickets? Click here
                        For Natchez venue addresses, Click here

  MAY 29-JUN 10, 2012   THE MARVELLOUS WONDERETTES at NEW STAGE THEATRE. 
  MUSICAL               Times, Days, & Tickets: (601)948-3531/3533 / 
                        www.newstagetheatre.com By Roger Bean. 
                        Music from the 1950s & 60s.

  JUN   2, 2012  (Sat)  The MS BOYCHOIR at FONDREN PRESBYTERIAN C,
  CHORAL                6:00 P.M. Free/love offering. (601) 665-7374 /
                        bettyjacobs9b@comcast.net Music of Mozart, 
                        John Rutter, Cristi Cary Miller, Andrew Lloyd 
                        Webber, Jay Althouse, Bob Chilcott, Li Ping Wang, 
                        and Bob Chilcott.

  JUN   5, 2012  (Tue)  COLMAN PEARCE and LESTER SENTER at the MS MUSEUM 
  PIANO                 of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music for One Piano, Four Hands. 

  JUN  10, 2012  (Sun)  ANGELEY BUTLER and BARBARA FORTENBERRY at FONDREN
  SOPRANO/PIANO         PRESBYTERIAN C, 3:30 P.M. Details:(601)573-5214.
                        Art songs and arias. Benefit for summer study
                        and participation in the OperaFestival di Roma

  JUN  10, 2012  (Sun)  The HIMSINGERS at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in 
  CHORAL                BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. 
                        (601)842-5683. (Following Choral Evensong)

  JUN  12, 2012  (Tue)  The MS WIND SYMPHONY at HCC's HOGG AUD in RAYMOND.
  WINDS                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3439. Music of Copland,
                        Sclater, &  more. Details: www.mswindsymphony.com

  JUN  13, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Donizetti's
  OPERA                 ANNA BOLENA on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  JUN  17, 2012  (Sun)  The TEATRO REGIO DI TORINA production of Verdi's 
  OPERA                 I VESPRI SICILIANi on screen at the DAVIS 
                        PLANETARIUM, 2:00 P.M. Details: info@msopera.org
                        (601)960-2300.

  JUN 18-22, 2012       CHORAL MUSIC CAMP at MILLSAPS. For young
  CHAMBER               musicians grades 3-6. For details, contact
                        Andrea Coleman, acoleman516@gmail.com or
                        (601)927-9604. Sponsor: Cantabile Youth Choir.

  JUN  20, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Rossini's
  OPERA                 LE COMTE ORY on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  JUN  24, 2012  (Sun)  ANGELEY BUTLER and BARBARA FORTENBERRY at ST.
  SOPRANO/PIANO         RICHARD CATHOLIC C, FOLEY HALL, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Details:(601)573-5214. Art songs and arias. 
                        Benefit for summer study and participation 
                        in the OperaFestival di Roma

  JUN  27, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Mozart's
  OPERA                 DON GIOVANNI on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  JUN  28, 2012  (Thu)  SYLVIA JOHNS RITCHIE & G. MARK LaFRANCIS at
  PIANO/POETRY          CO-LIN COMM COLLEGE's NELSON HALL, in NATCHEZ,
                        7:00 P.M. Free. Details? Click here
                        A salute to our armed forces & their families.

  JUL   3, 2012  (Tue)  THOMAS LOWE & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 
  VIOLIN/PIANO          5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of 
                        Beethoven (Sonata in A for Violin & Piano)

  JUL   7, 2012  (Sat)  RANDY KLEIN, AURELIA WILLIAMS, and the JSU
  PIANO/VOCAL/          CHORALE at JSU's HALL MUSIC CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M.
  CHORAL                Tickets: (601)979-3935 / mwa@jsums.edu
                        "For My People: The Margaret Walker Song Cycle".
                        More info? Click Here

  JUL   8, 2012  (Sun)  LONDON BRANCH, HOWARD JONES, & JOHN PAUL at 
  JAZZ                  ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in  BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. 
                        (601)842-5683. Jazz Eucharist with patriotic
                        favorites; reception afterward.

  JUL  11, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Offenbach's
  OPERA                 LE CONTES d'HOFFMAN on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  JUL  14, 2012  (Sat)  IBC REUNION GALA at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  BALLET                Tickets: www.usaibc.com With Gran Prix winner
                        JOSE CARRENO and other medalists.

  JUL  15, 2011  (Sun)  The MONTAGE THEATRE OF DANCE at HINDS CC's
  DANCE                 BEE HALL on campus in RAYMOND, 6:00 P.M.
                        Free. (601)857-3266. Preview of dances to be
                        performed this summer in Sweden & the Summer
                        Olympic. Venue: Bee Hall, Bldg 21: Click Here 
                        (Then click on map to enlarge if necessary)

  JUL 16-20, 2012       CHAMBER MUSIC DAY CAMP at MILLSAPS. Faculty
  CHAMBER               recitals, 12:30-1:00 P.M. (Mon-Thu); Student
                        recital, 3:00 P.M. (Fri) For young musicians 
                        grades 7-12. For details, contact Rachel 
                        Heard (heardr@millsaps.edu) or (601)974-1420.

  JUL  18, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Donizetti's
  OPERA                 LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR on-screen at TINSELTOWN in 
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  JUL  23, 2012  (Mon)  The VERNON BROTHERS at the CEDARS, 6:00 P.M.
  BLUEGRASS             Free. www.fondren.org [RESCHEDULED]         

  JUL  25, 2012  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents Strauss'  
  OPERA                 DER ROSENKAVALIER on-screen at TINSELTOWN in
                        PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  JUL  26, 2012  (Thu)  CHORAL EVENSONG with the CHOIR of the EPISCOPAL 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          CONFERENCE on MUSIC and LITURGY at ST. PHILIP'S 
                        EPISCOPAL C, 5:30 P.M. Free. (601)956-5788.

  JUL  29, 2012  (Sun)  The MS EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE ON MUSIC AND LITURGY
  CHORAL/ORGAN          closing service at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C,
                        10:30 A.M. Free. (601)366-0590.

  AUG   4, 2012  (Sat)  The MS CHORUS at the JACKSON TRAIN STATION
  CHORAL                (300 W Capitol St), 6:00-9:30 P.M.
                        Details: Click here

  AUG  14, 2012  (Tue)  SHAWN LEOPARD and JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of 
  LAUTENWERCKE(x2)      ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City Series.

  AUG  19, 2012  (Sun)  RON CARTER accompanies BUSTER KEATON'S 1926
  SILENT MOVIE/         movie "THE GENERAL" at the TEMPLE THEATRE in
  ORGAN                 MERIDIAN, 2:00 P.M. Tickets at the door.
                        www.mcatos.org 

  AUG  23, 2012  (Thu)  FRED KNOBLOCK & FINGERS TAYLOR, with JAMES
  JAZZ to               MARTIN, HEATHER CLANCY, LATINISMO and the 
  CLASSICS              GRACE HOUSE CHOIR at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C,
                        5:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)353-1038
                        Jazz, Blues, Gospel, & Classical; Bill Ellison &
                        OTHOR CAIN, hosts. "Saving Grace" - Grace House 
                        Benefit. www.gracehousems.org

  AUG  25, 2012  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the 
  BAND                  BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-2786 / www.mcsb.us
                        Music: Themes from Man of La Mancha, 
                        On Eagle's Wings by Robert W. Smith, 
                        Toccata Marziale by Ralph Vaughn Williams, 
                        Sinatra In Concert, and much more.
 
  AUG  30, 2012  (Thu)  WALT STRONY at WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY in
  ORGAN                 HATTIESBURG, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)954-8028.  

  SEP   4, 2012  (Tue)  MÁIRTÍN de CÓGAÍN at MILLSAPS, with
  CELTIC                DON PENZEIN (guitar & whistle) and
                        VALERIE PLESTED (fiddle & vocals)
                        7:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)974-1130. 
                        Arts & Lecture Series.

  SEP 7-9, 2012        The CELTIC FEST at the MS AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM,
  CELTIC                Fri-Sun. Times & Tickets: Click here
                        
  SEP  11, 2012  (Tue)  JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. 
  HARPSICHORD           (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. 
                        Music in the City series.
                        Music of J.S. Bach (Preludes and Fugues from the
                        Well-Tempered Clavier) [TENTATIVE]

  SEP  14, 2012  (Fri)  The AGO MEMBER'S RECITAL & MUSIC SWAP at
  ORGAN                 FONDREN PRESBYTERIAN C, 6:00 P.M. Free.
                        (601)362-3235.

  SEP  15, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL,7:30 P.M. 
  ORCH                  Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of Mahler
                        (Symphony No. 5)
				
  OCT   9, 2012  (Tue)  VIOLA DACUS at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. 
  MEZZO SOPRANO         Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.

  OCT   9, 2012  (Tue)  The NEW YORK CITY SLICKERS at MILLSAPS
  BLUEGRASS             with ANNIE CHADWICK, & FASER & ABIGAIL
                        HARDIN. 7:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)974-1130. 
                        Arts & Lecture Series.

  OCT  19, 2012  (Fri)  TBA at the SCHF AUD in VICKSBURG, TIME TBA,
                        12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  OCT  20, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with ALEXANDER GHINDIN at MARA HALL, 
  PIANO/ORCH            7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of 
                        Prokofiev (Suite from Romeo & Juliet) and
                        Rachmaninoff (Piano Concerto No. 3)

  OCT  20, 2012  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the 
  BAND                  BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-2786 / www.mcsb.us

  OCT  26, 2012  (Fri)  TBA at the SCHF AUD in VICKSBURG, TIME TBA,
                        12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  OCT  26, 2012  (Fri)  MICHAEL BONEY at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)362-3235

  NOV   2, 2012  (Fri)  TBA at the SCHF AUD in VICKSBURG, TIME TBA,
                        12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  NOV 2-3, 2012         NATIONAL HYMN-PLAYING COMPETITION FOR HIGH
  CHORAL/ORGAN          SCHOOL STUDENTS at MC'S PROVINE CHAPEL. TIMES
                        TBA (Fri-Sat). Public invited to observe and 
                        participate in singing the hymns. Free. 
                        (601)925-3977 / knupp@mc.edu Includes workshop 
                        with JOHN PAUL.

  NOV   3, 2012  (Sat)  The MSO with STEVE LIPPIA at the JACKSON 
  POPS                  CONVENTION COMPLEX. 7:30 P.M. 
                        Tickets:(601)960-1565. "Simply Swingin/"
                        Music of Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Nat
                        King Cole & Frank Sinatra.

  NOV   6, 2012  (Tue)  STEPHEN SACHS at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. 
  PIANO                 Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.

  NOV   9, 2012  (Fri)  TBA at the SCHF AUD in VICKSBURG, TIME TBA,
                        12:00 NOON. Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  NOV 12-15, 2012       EAST TEXAS ORGAN FESTIVAL in KILGORE, TX.
  ORGAN                 Mon-Thu. Recitals in 1st Baptist Church,
                        Longview, TX (Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1174):
                        Bradley Welch (Sun, Nov 11, 4:00 P.M.);
                        Richard Elliott (Tue, Nov 13, 7:30 P.M.)
                        [Alexander Boggs Ryan Memorial Recital]
                        Ken Cowan (Thu, Nov 15, 7:30 P.M.)
                        Registration and other details: Click here

  NOV  16, 2012  (Fri)  The MSO with VIOLA DACUS at GALLOWAY U
  MEZZO-SOPRANO/        METHODIST C, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-1515.
  CHAMBER               Music of John Adams (Shaker Loop), Britten 
                        (Phaedre), Tüür (Insula Deserta), &
                        Haydn (Symphony #73 - "La Chasse").
 
  DEC   4, 2012  (Tue)  The PARISH CHOIR of ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL at 
  CHORAL                the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. 
                        (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. 
                        Music in the City series. Lighting of the 
                        Bethlehem Tree. Music of Advent (choir) plus
                        carol singing by all.

  DEC   9, 2012  (Sun)  ADVENT PROCESSION, LESSONS and CAROLS at 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          ST ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL, 5:30 P.M. Free.
                        (601)354-1535. Music includes Britten's
                        A Ceremony of Carols.

  DEC  15, 2012  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at
  BAND                  CHRIST U METHODIST C, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-2786 / www.mcsb.us

  DEC  16, 2012  (Sun)  MUSIC OF CHRISTMAS at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          4:00 & 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)353-8316.
  ORCHESTRA

  JAN   8, 2013  (Tue)  SHAWN LEOPARD & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 
  HARPSICHORDS          5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music for
                        thw harpsichords (J.S. Bach & Sons).

  JAN  12, 2013  (Sat)  PEDALS, PIPES & PIZZA at COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN &
  ORGAN                 NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST CHURCHES, 9:00 A.M. Free. 
                        (601)362-3235. For piano students (who 
                        need to register). Observers welcome.

  JAN  12, 2013  (Sat)  The MSO with BELLA HRISTOVA at MARA HALL, 
  VIOLIN/ORCH           7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of 
                        Philip Glass (Company), Jean Sibelius 
                        (Concerto for Violin & Orchestra), and 
                        Dvorak (Symphony #7).

  JAN  25, 2013  (Fri)  JACK MITCHENER at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C, 7:30 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)362-3235. Workshop on SATURDAY. JAN 26,
                        9:00 A.M. [TIME TENTATIVE]

  JAN  26, 2013  (Sat)  The MSO with JEANS 'n CLASSICS at MARA HALL,
  POPS                  7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. One Vision:
                        The Music of QUEEN.
				
  FEB   2, 2013  (Sat)  The MSO with STEPHEN SACHS at the BELHAVEN U 
  ORCH/PIANO            ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565.
                        Mozart by Candlelight. Symphony #1 in Eb
                        (K. 16), Piano Concerto in c minor (K. 491)
                        Symphony #36 - "The Linz" (K. 425).

  FEB   5, 2013  (Tue)  BARRY HAUSE & JOHN PAUL MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M.
  GUITAR/               Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres at 
  HARPSICHORD           5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music for
                        guitar & harpsichord, including the Sonata by
                        Manuel M. Ponce.

  FEB   5, 2013  (Tue)  DAVID AMRAM, with JAMES MARTIN (baritone) at
  JAZZ/                 MILLSAPS. 7:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)974-1130. 
  BROADWAY              Arts & Lecture Series.

  FEB  16, 2013  (Sat)  The MSO with the CIRQUE de la SYMPHONIE at 
  POPS                  MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 

  FEB  23, 2013  (Sat)  The MSO with VIKTOR UZUR at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  'CELLO/ORCH           Tickets:(601)960-1565. Music of Richard Wagner 
                        (Sigfried's Death & Funeral Music from
                        Die Götterdämmerung), Shostakovich 
                        ('Cello Concerto #1), and Beethoven (Synphony
                        #6 - The Pastoral).

  MAR   8, 2013  (Fri)  The MSO with JULIE HUDIK at ST. ANDREW'S 
  OBOE/CHAMBER          EPISCOPAL CL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 
                        Music of Telemann (Concerto in f minor for
                        Oboe and Strings), Fasch, Orchestral Suite
                        in D, Corelli (Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 6)
                        and Handel (Selections from Almira).

  MAR   9, 2013  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the 
  BAND                  BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-2786 / www.mcsb.us

  MAR  12, 2013  (Tue)  VIRGINIA KERR & COLMAN PEARCE at the MS MUSEUM
  VOCAL                 of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & 
                        Hor D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.

  APR   2, 2013  (Tue)  TAYLIS ENCINAS & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of
  'CELLO/PIANO          ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor
                        D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music of Beethoven (Sonata in F for 'cello & piano).

  APR  19, 2013  (Fri)  JACOB BENDA and the ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C
  CHORAL/ORGAN          CHOIR, directed by DAVID O'STEEN, at the church, 
                        7:30 P.M. Free. 27th Annual AGO Choral-Organ
                        Festival.

  APR  20, 2013  (Sat)  The MSO with the MILLSAPS SINGERS at MARA HALL, 
  ORCH/CHORAL           7:30 P.M., MILLSAPS SINGERS. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 
                        Music of Benjamin Britten (Three Sea Interludes
                        from "Peter Grimes"), Samuel Jones (The Trumpet
                        of the Swan - with choir), and Stravinsky
                        (The Rite of Spring).

  APR  27, 2013  (Sat)  The MSO at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Tickets:(601)960-1565. Featuring the MSO
                        String Quartet, and the MSO Brass and Woodwind
                        Ensembles.

  MAY   7, 2013  (Tue)  THOMAS LOWE & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 
  VIOLIN/PIANO          5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of 
                        Beethoven (Sonata in c minor for Violin & Piano)
                        [DATE TENTATIVE]

  MAY  10, 2013  (Fri)  The MSO at the OLD TRACE PARK, 7:30 P.M. 
  POPS                  Pepsi Pops. Tickets:(601)960-1565. 

  MAY  18, 2013  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at the 
  BAND                  BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-2786 / www.mcsb.us
 
  JUN   4, 2013  (Tue)  JAMES SCLATER & ANGELA WILLOUGHBY at the MS MUSEUM
  CLARINET/             of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor
  PIANO                 D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.

  JUL  16, 2013  (Tue)  HRISTO HRISTOV & SHAWN LEOPARD at the MS MUSEUM 
  VIOLA/                of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor 
  PIANO                 at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of 
                        Bach (Sonatas for Viola & Piano).

  AUG   6, 2013  (Tue)  JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. 
  MEZZO SOPRANO         Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. Music of
                        Bach (Prelkudes & Fugues from the Well-Tempered
                        Clavier, with lessons). [DATE TENTATIVE]

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ABBREVIATIONS: AGO=American Guild of Organists; APAC=Academic & Performing
Arts Center at Power School; AUD=Auditorium; Belhaven=Belhaven College;
C=Church; CL=Cathedral; [D]=daytime; [E]=evening; CC=Community
College; Co-Lin=Copiah-Lincoln; HCU=Hattiesburg Choral Union;
HS-High School; JSU=Jackson State University; LRH=Large Rehearsal Hall;
MA'AM=MS Academy of Ancient Music; MC=MS College;
MCC=Meridian Community College;
MCO=Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra
Millsaps=Millsaps College Academic Complex Recital Hall;
MMTA=MS Music Teachers' Association
MSO & MSYO=MS Symphony & Youth Orchestra;
MRSO=Meridian Symphony;
RIVERSIDE AUD = Belhaven's Fine Arts Center on Riverside Drive
TBA= To be Announced; Tougaloo=Tougaloo College;U=United.
USMSO=University of Southern MS Symphony Orchestra;
USMC=University of Southern MS Chorus.
WESLEY AUD=Wesley Seminary Auditorium on Northside Dr
(X2=Duo; X3=Trio; X4=Quartet; etc)
CHANGES: Programs DO GET CHANGED! When in doubt, VERIFY!
LOCATIONS: Programs outside Jackson are indicated.

NOTE: The use of "!!" before an entry means that this entry was added (or
changed) AFTER the date was included in an UPDATE. UPDATEs cover
a specific range of dates - usually a few weeks. Their purpose
is to keep you informed of changes (it has proven impossible to
publish a calendar that will remain accurate for several months
- or even a few weeks). If you would like to receive updates of
the Continuo Calendar, please send E-mail to gag1391@aol.com

THE CONTINUO CALENDAR is published by the Jackson Chapter of the AGO,
216 Ashcot Circle, Jackson, MS 39211, and made possible in part by support
from the MS Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Questions? Call Glenn Gentry, Editor, at (601)362-3235
           E-mail: gag1391@aol.com






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