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


  AUG  20, 2016  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at
  BAND                  CHRIST U METHODIST C, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-2786 / www.mcsb.us

  AUG  23, 2016  (Tue)  JASON MATHENA at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. 
  MARIMBA               Free. (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. 
                        Music of Bach: The Chaconne in d Minor for 
                        Unaccompanied Violin.
                                 plus
  OBOE/PIANO            TRACY CARTER & JOHN PAUL, Music of Francis Poulenc:
                        Sonata for Oboe and Piano.

  SEP  11, 2016  (Sun)  HOLY EUCHARIST with the JUBILEE SINGERS and
  CHORAL                DAUGHTERS of BOBBY COOPER in concert at 
                        ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)842-5683. Homecoming Eucharist.

  SEP  13, 2016  (Tue)  TAYLIS FERNANDEZ & 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 includes Beethoven's Sonata #4 in C for 
                        cello & piano, and other movements by Beethoven.

  SEP  15, 2016  (Thu)  The MSO at the CEDARS in FONDREN, 7:00 P.M.
  ORCH                  Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here

  SEP  16, 2016  (Fri)  The DECIDUOUS TRIO (flute, viola, & harp) at
  CHAMBER               MC's AVEN HALL on campus in CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Tickets: (601)925-3440. 
                        The JAMES S. SCLATER CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

  SEP  17, 2016  (Sat)  CHRISTIE CONOVER at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD, 
  SOPRANO               7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494. Current National
                        Federation of Music Clubs Artist in recital.

  SEP  19, 2016  (Mon)  LESLIE CASTAY and JUSTIN LEE MILLER, CABARET 
  OPERA                 at DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-2300. 
                        "Old School Cabaret". MS Opera.

  SEP  20, 2016  (Tue)  TAYLIS FERNANDEZ & 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 includes Beethoven's Sonata #4 in C for 
                        cello & piano, and other movements by Beethoven.
                        [NEW DATE - Old date: Sept 13]

  SEP  20, 2016  (Tue)  OLD-TIME STRING BAND MUSIC* at MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M.
  BLUEGRASS+            Tickets:(601)974-1130 / www.millsaps.edu/conted
                        With Ken Waldman, Harry Bolick, Jack Magee,
                        Shelley Gendusa, Edwin McAllister, and Richard
                        and Anya Burgess. *From Mississippi to Moose Pass.

  SEP  22, 2016  (Thu)  STEPHEN THARP at 1st PRESBYTERIAN C in
  ORGAN                 GREENWOOD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (662)453-4680.

  SEP  23, 2016  (Fri)  LISA TERRY (viola da gamba), LAWRENCE ALBERT 
  CHAMBER               (baritone) & RACHEL HEARD (fortepiano) at
                        MILLSAPS, 3:00 P.M. Details: (601)974-1422.
                        Music of Tallis, Caccini, & C.P.E. Bach.

  SEP  23, 2016  (Fri)  OLE TIME STRING BAND, 6:30 P.M.
  BLUEGRASS             Tickets & Venue location: Click Here
                        MS Chambre Music Guild - Bluegrass & BBQ 
                        More info: (601)594-2902

  SEP  24, 2016  (Sat)  MUSIC AND MYSTICISM: For details, Click Here
  INDIAN MUSIC          RAGAS at 3:00 P.M. (Approximate time)

  SEP  24, 2016  (Sat)  The MSO at ST. ANDREW'S CL, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER/              Baroque music, with LISA TERRY, Viola da Gamba.
  VIOLA DA GAMBA        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                  
  SEP  25, 2016  (Sun)  A BEATLES CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. JAMES' 
  CHORAL                EPISCOPAL C, 5:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4880. 
                        Readings by W. H. Auden

  SEP  27, 2016  (Tue)  HANNAH WILSON at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD, 
  VIOLIN                7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494.

  SEP  27, 2016  (Tue)  MILLSAPS MUSIC FACULTY on campus, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Details: (601)974-1422. Annual recital.

  SEP  29, 2016  (Thu)  TAYLIS FERNANDEZ & JOHN PAUL at TOUGALOO COLLEGE'S
  CELLO/PIANO           WOODWORTH CHAPEL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)354-1535.
  MA'AM                 Music: Beethoven's Sonatas for Cello & Piano. 

  OCT  1, 2016   (Sat)  VINCE MASSIMINO (violin), NANCY BATEMAN
  CHAMBER               (cello), RICHARD BROWN (double bass),
                        JESSICA SCHMIDT (violin), ELIZABETH
                        TAYLOR (viola) & STEPHEN SACHS (piano)
                        at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Free.(601)974-6494. Piano quintets of
                        Schubert & Shostakovich.

  OCT   2, 2016  (Sun)  EVENSONG for QUEEN VICTORIA, and RECITAL
  CHORAL/ORGAN          by LYNN RALEY at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C, 
  PIANO                 5:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4880. 
                        SERVICE: T.A. Walmisley in d; 
                        John E. West - "Hide Me Under the Shadow."
                        RECITAL: Beethoven - Six Bagatelles; 
                        Debussy - Etude for Compound Arpeggios; 
                        Ravel - Sonatine.

  OCT   5, 2016  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  CHAMBER               ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        BARRY HAUSE and JIMMY TURNER (guitars): Music
                        of Bach: Selected Two-Part Inventions, and of
                        Puerto Rican composer JOSÉE FERRÉ: (Minuet & 
                        Waltz). KRYSTAL JACKSON (soprano) and JANETTE 
                        SUDDERTH (piano) Music tba.

  OCT   8, 2016  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents WAGNER's
  OPERA                 TRISTAN UND ISOLDE (live) on-screen in PEARL
                        at TINSELTOWN, 12:00 P.M. Tickets at door.

  OCT   8, 2016  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at
  BAND                  CHRIST U METHODIST C, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-2786 / www.mcsb.us

  OCT   8, 2016  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Bravo series)
  ORCH                  Music of Berlioz. 
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here

  OCT   9, 2016  (Sun)  "SONGS MY MAMA TAUGHT ME" - OLD FASHIONED HYMN SING
  CHORAL                with Trios and Quartets from are churches, and
                        SID CHAMPION (piano), at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL 
                        C in BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683.

  OCT  10, 2016  (Mon)  MS WINNERS CONCERT, CABARET at DULING HALL, 
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-2300. MS Opera.

  OCT  11, 2016  (Tue)  TAYLIS FERNANDEZ & 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 includes Beethoven's Sonata Opus 102, #2
                        for cello & piano.

  OCT  12, 2016  (Wed)  SHEILA HESS at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C, 10:00 A.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)634-0103. MacDowell Club.

  OCT  12, 2016  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents WAGNER's
  OPERA                 TRISTAN UND ISOLDE (encore) on-screen in PEARL
                        at TINSELTOWN, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  OCT  14, 2016  (Fri)  LEE ABRAHAM & the BOONE BROTHERS at the SCHF 
  CLASSIC BLUES         COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
  ETC                   Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.
                      
  OCT  14, 2016  (Fri)  FRETWORK, the VIOLA DA GAMBA CONSORT at ST. JAMES
  CHAMBER/MA'AM         EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584.         
                        Music of England (16th-17th centuries)

  OCT  14-15, 2016      WILMA JENSEN at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C in
  ORGAN                 VICKSBURG, 7:30 P.M. Fri. Free. (601)362-3235.
                        Sat. 9:30 A.M. Workshop.

  OCT  15, 2016  (Sat)  MC SINGERS at MS COLLEGE'S PROVINE CHAPEL, 
  CHORAL                1:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  OCT  15, 2016  (Sat)  MARTA SZLUBOWSKA (violin), VINCE MASSIMINO
  CHAMBER               (violin), ALEJANDRO ENCINAS (viola), TAYLIS
                        FERNANDEZ, and JAMES MARTIN (baritone). at
                        MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-2902 or
                        Click Here
                        Music of Debussy, Francaix & Fauré.
                        PRECONCERT: 7:00 P.M. Millsaps Students 
                        play works of Debussy.

  OCT  18, 2016  (Tue)  JSU ORCHESTRA & CHOIR at ST. ANDREW'S 
  CHORAL/ORCH           EPISCOPAL CL, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141

  OCT  19, 2016  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  CHAMBER               ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        JEAN VAUGHAN (soprano) - solos - with CHRISTIE
                        J. TURNER (soprano)- duets), DAVID O'STEEN 
                        (piano) music of Fauré), Rossini, & Mendelssohn;
                        ZAKARY JOYNER (violin) & SANDRA POLANSKI (piano),
                        Beethoven Sonata in Eb Opus 12 #2.

  OCT  20, 2016  (Thu)  JANESE LEWIS & FRANCES NELSON at JSU'S HALL AUD,
  SOPRANO/PIANO         7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141
                        Harlem Renaissance Recital.

  OCT  20, 2016  (Thu)  BENNIGHT & VATER at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C, 
  CHAMBER/MA'AM         7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584. Sonatas for
                        baroque violin & harpsichord.

  OCT  20, 2016  (Thu)  BALLET MISSISSIPPI at DULING HALL, 7:00 P.M. 
  BALLET                Tickets: (601)960-1560 / www.balletms.com 
                        Preview of season, new ballets.

  OCT  21, 2016  (Fri)  FULL CIRCLE* at the SCHF COURTYARD in
  CELTIC/FOLK           VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
                        Details: (601)631-2997 *NICJOLAS & JULIA BLAKE
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  OCT  21, 2016  (Fri)  MILLSAPS MUSIC FACULTY & STUDENTS, SINGERS &
  MIXED                 JAZZ ENSEMBLE on campus, 7:30 P.M.  Details: 
                        (601)974-1422. Homecoming Showcase.

  OCT  22, 2016  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents MOZART's
  OPERA                 DON GIOVANNI (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 12:55 P.M. Tickets at door.

  OCT  23, 2016  (Sun)  The VICKSBURG CHAMBER CHOIR at the SCHF
  CHORAL/BLUEGRASS      COURTYARD, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)631-2997.
                        Featuring LOANNE RYAN & NICHOLAS BLAKE.

  OCT  24, 2016  (Mon)  MARK VALENTI at HINDS CC's REEVES HALL. 7:00 P.M.
  PIANO                 Free.(601)206-5319. Music of Bach (from the
                        Well-Tempered Clavier), Chopin (from the Etudes),
                        Debussy (from Estampes) and  Prokofiev (Sonata
                        #7 in Bb Major, Op. 83). More info: Click here
                        
  OCT  26, 2016  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents MOZART's
  OPERA                 DON GIOVANNI (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 6:30 P.M. Tickets at door.

  OCT  27, 2016  (Thu)  JAMES MARTIN & LYNN RALEY at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M.
  BARITONE/PIANO        Details: (601)974-1422.  "An UnEvenSong Recital"
                        Sacred music: a Mass featuring Brahms' Four 
                        Serious Songs plus music of Susa, Ravel, Debussy, 
                        Howells, Arlen, Bernstein, and more.[NEW DETAILS]

  OCT  28, 2016  (Fri)  The PATRICK SMITH BAND at the SCHF COURTYARD in
  CLASSIC BLUES         VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. Details:(601)631-2997.
  ETC                   Classics in the Courtyard.

  OCT  28, 2016  (Fri)  CELEBRATING 1826 at MC's AVEN HALL on campus 
  CHAMBER               in CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)925-3440. 
                        The JAMES S. SCLATER CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
                        All music written or related to 1826 (the year 
                        MS College was founded). Includes Beethoven's 
                        String Quartet No. 14, a 3-song set (Oh, 
                        Shenandoah, Down in the Valley and Old Oaken 
                        Bucket), and an Opera medley.

  OCT  29, 2016  (Sat)  DAN MILLER at the 1st U METHODIST C in
  ORGAN                 STARKVILLE10:00 A.M. Free.
                        (662)323-5722. peter@first-umc.org Workshop:
                        A workshop on the new Rodgers Organ: "Sound Choices 
                        for the Organist." 

  OCT  30, 2016  (Sun)  DAN MILLER at the 1st U METHODIST C in
  ORGAN                 STARKVILLE 5:00 P.M., Free. (662)323-5722. peter@first-umc.org.
                        A recital dedicating the new Rodgers organ.

  OCT  30, 2016  (Sun)  A GODSPELL EVENSONG at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C
  CHORAL                led by the Early Choir at 5:00 PM, Free. 
                        (601)982-4880. Music from the Stephen Schwartz
                        Musical; Responses: Ben Parry.

  NOV   1, 2016  (Tue)  The JSU ORCHESTRA at HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
  ORCH                  Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV   1, 2016  (Tue)  HUGH MIDDLETON at MS COLLEGE'S AVEN HALL, 
  PIANO                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  NOV   2, 2016  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  SOPRANO/PIANO         ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        CHERYL COKER & JACE FERRAEZ. To see the
                        prigram,Click Here

  NOV   3, 2016  (Thu)  WORSHIP COLLECTIVE at MC's AVEN HALL,
  BAND                  9:00 P.M. Free. (601)924-3440.

  NOV   4, 2016  (Fri)  MARIA SIGNA & RALPH MILLER at the SCHF COURTYARD 
  POP/COUNTRY           in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
                        Details: (601)631-2997. Classics in the Courtyard.

  NOV   4, 2016  (Fri)  BELHAVEN U SYMPHONY CONCERT in the
  ORCH                  university's  ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free. (601)974-6494.
 
  NOV   6, 2016  (Sun)  STANFORD, PARRY, and the BACH CHOIR: ALL SOULS
  CHORAL/ORGAN          EVENSONG with MICHAEL BEATTIE (organ) at ST. 
                        JAMES'EPISCOPAL C, 5:00 PM Free. (601)982-4880.
                        Service:  C.V. Stanford in B-flat;  Responses:  
                        William Byrd; Anthems:  Hubert Parry: "Blest Pair 
                        of Sirens"; "I Was Glad"; Stanford: "Justorum 
                        animae."

  NOV  6-10, 2016       EAST TEXAS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL in KILGORE, TX.
  ORGAN                 Sun-Thu. Recitals in 1st Presbyterian Church,
                        (Kilgore) and other venues. Recitalists include
                        Richard Elliott, Christopher Marks, Susan Ferre,
                        Simon Johnson, Alison Luedecke, Marilyn Keiser,
                        Joseph Adam, Andrew Henderson, Walt Strony,
                        Andrew Risinger, David Baskeyfield & Fred Swann.
                        Registration and other details: Click here

  NOV   8, 2016  (Tue)  The JSU PERCUSSION & WOODWIND ENSEMBLES at 
  CHAMBER               HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV   9, 2016  (Wed)  The JSU SYMPHONIC WINDS at HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
  WOODWINDS             Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV  10, 2016  (Thu)  The JSU BRASS & BRASSWINDS EXTRAVAGANZA at 
  BRASS/                HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.
  WOODWINDS

  NOV  12, 2016  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Bravo series)
  ORCH/BRASS/WINDS      Music of Copland, with DARCIE BISHOP (trumpet)
                        and LINDA NAEF (English Horn). 
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                            
  NOV  13, 2016  (Sun)  CHOCTAW CHORUS at MS COLLEGE'S PROVINE
  CHORAL                CHAPEL 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  NOV  13, 2016  (Sun)  HOLY EUCHARIST with music by the MS BOYCHOIR 
  CHORAL                ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)842-5683.

  NOV  14, 2016  (Mon)  "RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER" at MARA HALL,
  BROADWAY              7:00 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  NOV  15, 2016  (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 
                        John Dowland, Francois Couperin, Daquin and Bach.

  NOV  15, 2016  (Tue)  The JSU JAZZ ENSEMBLE at HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
  JAZZ                  Free. (601)979-2141.

  NOV  15, 2016  (Tue)  The BELHAVEN U WIND & BRASS ENSEMBLES,
  WINDS/BRASS           in the university's ARTS CTR AUD, 
                        7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  NOV  15, 2016  (Tue)  The MIKADO at DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
  OPERA                 Tickets:(601)960-2300. MS Opera. (See also Nov 20)

  NOV  15, 2016  (Tue)  MS FINE ARTS STRING TRIO & CARLOS BRENA (violin)
  CHAMBER               at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Details: (601)974-1422

  NOV  17, 2016  (Thu)  The JACKSON CHORAL SOCIETY at ST. ANDREW'S
  CHORAL                EPISCOPAL CL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets & Info:
                        Click here
                        Music of Haydn (Te Deum); Copland, Handel,
                        Vaughan-Williams, Dello Joio, and Gjeilo. 
                        Directed by Jonathan Trotter.

  NOV 17-20, 2016       JAMES SCLATER'S "THE CHRISTMAS GIFT"
  OPERA                 in MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat) and 
                        2:00 P.M. (Sun). Tickets: (601)925-3440.

  NOV 18-19, 2016       MADRIGAL SINGE FEASTE at the SOUTHERN CULTURAL
  DINNER THEATRE        HERITAGE CENTER in VICKSBURG, (Fri-Sat), 7:00 P.M.
                        Presented by the Warren Central High School 
                        Choral Department. Tickets: (601)529-7171.
                        Performances by the Warren Central Madrigal 
                        Singers and the MS Boychoir. Info at
                        (601)631-2997. (Limited seating - order early!)

  NOV  18, 2016  (Fri)  JEAN-BAPTISTE MONNOT at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C,
  ORGAN                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)362-3235. AGO.

  NOV  18, 2016  (Fri)  MILLSAPS JAZZ ENSEMBLE on campus, 7:30 P.M.
  JAZZ                  Details: (601)974-1422.

  NOV  19, 2016  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  POPS                  Woodstock: Real & Imagined. 
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                            
  NOV  19, 2016  (Sat)  BELHAVEN U CHORAL & VOCAL ARTISTS in
  CHORAL/VOCAL          the university's ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free.(601)974-6494.

  NOV  20, 2016  (Sun)  The METROPOLITAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at
  CHAMBER               ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)927-7494. Music includes Rossini's
                        Overture to Semiramide; Reinecke's Flute Concerto 
                        in D Major (with flautist AMULET STRANGE), and 
                        Handel's Water Music.

  NOV  20, 2016  (Sun)  The MIKADO at DULING HALL, 3:00 P.M.
  OPERA                 Tickets:(601)960-2300. MS Opera. (See also Nov 15)

  NOV  20, 2016  (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, 2016  (Mon)  THE BEST OF BELHAVEN at the university's 
  CHAMBER               ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)974-6494. 

  NOV  21, 2016  (Mon)  SYMPHONIC WINDS at MS COLLEGE'S SWOR AUD
  WINDS                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  NOV  21, 2016  (Mon)  RACHEL ALEXANDER & JANETTE SUDDERTH at
  MEZZO/PIANO           MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M. Details: (601)974-1422.

  NOV 29-30, 2016       The MONTAGE DANCE TROUPE at HINDS CC's CAIN-
  DANCE                 COCHRAN HALL in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M. (Tue-Wed)
                        Tickets: (601)573-1555. "Nutcracker in the
                        Neighborhood" an adaptation of Tchaikovsky's
                        famous ballet to a Jackson neighborhood.

  NOV  29, 2016  (Tue)  BELHAVEN U COMPOSER'S CONCERT in the
  CHAMBER               university's ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
                        Details:(601)974-6494
                       
  NOV  29, 2016  (Tue)  JAZZ BAND at MS COLLEGE'S SWOR AUD
  JAZZ                  7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  DEC   1, 2016  (Thu)  The HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE JAZZ BAND at the
  JAZZ                  NORTHPARK MALL, 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)857-3639.

  DEC 1-3, 2013         FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS at MC's PROVINE CHAPEL
  CHORAL/ORGAN          7:30 P.M. (Thu-Sat). Tickets: (601)925-3440.

  DEC   2, 2016  (Fri)  AFRICAN DRUM & DANCE at JSU's HALL AUD,
  DRUM/DANCE            7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  DEC   2, 2016  (Fri)  THE MILLSAPS SINGERS on campus at 7:30 P.M.
  CHORAL/ORGAN          Free. (601)974-1422. "An evening with Vivaldi".
 
  DEC 2-22, 2016        "A CHRISTMAS STORY" at NEW STAGE THEATRE. 
  MUSICAL               Times/Tickets:(601)948-3531 or
                        www.newstagetheatre.com (Children's Musical)

  DEC 2-3, 2016         The SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE at BELHAVEN U'S
  CHORAL                SOCCER BOWL, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat).
                        Free. (601)974-6494. 

  DEC 2-4, 2016         BALLET MISSISSIPPI at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  BALLET                (Fri); 2:00 P.M. (Sat & Sun). Tickets: 
                        (601)960-1560 / www.balletms.com. 
                        The Nutcracker.

  DEC   4, 2016  (Sun)  ADVENT LESSONS and CAROLS at ST ANDREW'S 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          EPISCOPAL CL, 5:30 P.M. Free.(601)354-1535.

  DEC   4, 2016  (Sun)  The TOUGALOO COLLEGE CONCERT CHOIR in
  CHORAL                WOODWORTH CHAPEL, 3:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)497-2949.
  
  DEC   4, 2016  (Sun)  The JSU CHOIRS at McCOY AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
  CHORAL                Free. (601)979-2141. "The Ballad of 
                        the Brown Kimg", by Langston Hughes.

  DEC   5, 2016  (Mon)  The HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHOIR on campus in 
  CHORAL                RAYMOND, at CAIN-COCHRAN HALL, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)857-3481.

  DEC   6, 2016  (Tue)  LESSONS & CAROLS at MILLSAPS, 11:30 A.M.
  CHORAL/ORGAN          Free. (601)974-1422.
 
  DEC   6, 2016  (Tue)  TOM & MARY LOU LOWE, and SHAWN LEOPARD & JOHN
  CHAMBER               PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. 
                        (601)354-1535. Wine & Hor D'euvres at 5:15 P.M. 
                        Lighting of the Bethlehem Tree; Medieval and
                        Renaissance Music with carol singing.
                        Music in the City series.

  DEC   8, 2016  (Thu)  AREA CHOIRS present SINGING TOGETHER JACKSON
  CHORAL                at ROSEMONT MISSIONARY BAPTIST C, 6:30 P.M.
                        Tickets: eventbrite.com (or at door). 
                        Want to participate? Contact Herman Cotton at 
                        hyctyrone@gmail.com or (601)441-8906.
                        3rd Annual Benefit for Working Together Jackson.

  DEC 9-11, 2016        CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT at the 1ST BAPTIST C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          7:00 P.M. (Fri); 3:00 & 7:00 P.M. (Sat & Sun).
  ORCH                  Free but call (601)949-1926 for ticket 
                        information.

  DEC  10, 2016  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents SAARIAHO's
  OPERA                 L'AMOUR de LOIN (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.
                      

  DEC 10-11, 2016       The MS METROPOLITAN BALLET at the JACKSON
  BALLET                ACADEMY ARTS CTR, 2:00 P.M. (Sat-Sun);
                        7:00 P.M. (Sat).
                        Tickets: (601)853-4508 / www.msmetroballet.com
                        The Nutcracker.

  DEC  11, 2016  (Sun)  The NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C CHOIR at the church, 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          10:30 A.M. Free. (601)982-4703. New carol
  PERCUSSION/BRASS      arrangements from Julian Wachner's "The Snow 
                        Lay On The Ground".

  DEC  11, 2016  (Sun)  MS BOYCHOIR at ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL,
  CHORAL                3:00 P.M. Details: www.MississippiBoychoir.org 

  DEC 11, 2016   (Sun)  CONCORDIA at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in 
  CHORAL                BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. 

  DEC 11, 2016   (Sun)  ADVENT LESSONS and CAROLS at ST PHILIP'S 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          EPISCOPAL CL, 6:00 P.M. Free.(601)956-5788.

  DEC 15, 2016   (Thu)  EMMANUEL ARAKÉLIAN at ST. LOUIS CL in 
  ORGAN                 NEW ORLEANS, LA 6:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (504)525-9595 x5341 or x5342. Music of
                        Bach, Buxtehude, Corrette, Daquin and Marchand.

  DEC  17-18, 2016      BALLET MAGNIFICAT at MARA HALL, 7:00 P.M. (Sat)
  BALLET                & 2:00 P.M. (Sun) Tickets: (601)960-1537 or
                        www.balletmagnificat.com  "Light Has Come...
                        The Angels' Story"

  DEC  17, 2016  (Sat)  The MS CHORUS at ST ANDREW'S CL, 3:00 P.M. &
  CHORAL/ORCH           7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)278-3351. www.mschorus.org
                        HANDEL'S MESSIAH. For Director Mark Nabholz' 
                        concert notes Click Here and scroll down

  DEC  18, 2016  (Sun)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at CHRIST U
  BAND                  METHODIST C, 3:00 P.M.  Free. 
                        (769)218-0828 / www.mcsb.us

  DEC  18, 2016  (Sun)  CHRISTMAS LESSONS and  CAROLS at 1ST 
  CHORAL/ORGAN          PRESBYTERIAN C, 5:00 P.M. 
  ORCHESTRA             Free. (601)353-8316.

  DEC  20, 2016  (Tue)  BROADWAY CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND at MARA HALL,
  BROADWAY              7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  DEC  21, 2016  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents SAARIAHO's
  OPERA                 L'AMOUR de LOIN (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  DEC  24, 2016  (Sat)  MIDNIGHT MASS - EPISCOPAL, 10:30 P.M. (some also
  CHORAL/ORGAN          at 5:30 & 9:30 P.M.); CATHOLIC, 10:30 or 11:30 P.M.
                        Other times may be in place - be sure to check 
                        beforehand with the church you plan to attend.

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

  JAN   5, 2017  (Thu)  "42nd STREET" at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
  BROADWAY              Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

********************************CANCELLED*********************************
* JAN   6, 2017  (Fri)  BUCK McDANIEL at ST. PETER CATHOLIC CL,          *
* ORGAN                 7:30 P.M. Free. Details: fnelson1@comcast.net    *
**************************************************************************

  JAN   7, 2017  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents VERDI's
  OPERA                 NABUCCO (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  JAN   8, 2017  (Sun)  The ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH ENSEMBLE,
  CHORAL                DAVID O'STEEN, director, at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in
                        BOLTON, 4:00
  P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. 
                        Choral Evensong, followed by Broadway Backwards -
                        A midwinter cabaret.

  JAN  11, 2017  (Wed)  ROBERT KNUPP at MC's PROVINE CHAPEL, 3:00 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)925-3440. Music of Kuhnau, Bruhns,
                        Bach, Utterback, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Ertle &
                        Tournemire. Featuring the Hauptwerk Virtual
                        Organ System, with sounds from 8 different
                        historic instruments.

  JAN  11, 2017  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents VERDI's
  OPERA                 NABUCCO (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  JAN  14, 2017 (Sat)   The MSO at BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER/FLUTE         Mozart by Candlelight, with AMULET STRANGE
                        (flute).
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                  
  JAN  16, 2017  (Mon)  MSU FACULTY & STUDENTS, CABARET at DULING HALL, 
  OPERA                 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-2300. 
                        "Bulldogs on Broadway". MS Opera.

  JAN  17, 2017  (Tue)  MILENA RUSANOVA & SHAWN LEOPARD at the MS 
  VIOLIN/PIANO          MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. 
                        Cash bar at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City.
                        Exotic music from eastern Europe.

  JAN  17, 2017  (Tue)  JEREMY LITTLE, with TYLER KEMP (piano) at 
  TENOR                 MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)924-3440.

  JAN  18, 2017  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C.,
  ORGAN                 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384. MICHAEL
                        BEATTIE plays music of Kenneth Leighton
                        (Paean); Herbert Howells (Master Tallis'              
                        Testament); Dan Locklair ("The Peace May Be
                        Exchanged" - from Rubrics), and J.S. Bach
                        (Prelude and Fugue in b minor, BWV 544.)

  JAN  19, 2017  (Thu)  CHELSEA CHEN at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C,
  ORGAN                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)362-3235.

  JAN  19, 2017  (Thu)  AYREHART at TOUGALOO COLLEGE's WOODWORTH
  CHAMBER/MA'AM         CHAPEL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584. 
                        Lutes, percussion, voices in Renaissance
                        era songs & dances.

  JAN  20, 2017  (Fri)  EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK at MC's AVEN HALL on 
  CHAMBER               campus in CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: 
                        (601)925-3440. The JAMES S. SCLATER CHAMBER 
                        MUSIC SERIES. Includes Mozart's "Eine Kleine 
                        Nachtmusik", a percussion ensemble, and John 
                        Williams' "Escapades" (from "Catch Me If You Can")

  JAN  21, 2017  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents GOUNOD's ROMÉO et
  OPERA                 JULIETTE (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  JAN 24-FEB 5, 2017    "MADAGASCAR" at NEW STAGE THEATRE. 
  MUSICAL               Times/Tickets:(601)948-3531 or
                        www.newstagetheatre.com (Children's Musical)

  JAN  25, 2017  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents GOUNOD's ROMÉO et
  OPERA                 JULIETTE (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  JAN  28, 2017 (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Bravo series)
  ORCH/VIOLIN          Music of Mendelssohn, with MARTA SZLUBOWSKA
                       (violin). 
                       Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                            
  JAN  26, 2017  (Thu)  LYNN  RALEY at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M.
  PIANO                 Free. (601) 974-1422. Music of Beethoven, 
                        Brahms, Rachmaninoff and Liszt.

  JAN  29, 2017  (Sun)  AMY JONES at FONDREN PRESBYTERIAN C,
  ORGAN                 10:50 A.M. Rededication of the renovated
                        Zimmer Organ, in memory of JUDY SCLATER. Free.
                        (601)362-3235. 

  FEB   1, 2017  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  CHAMBER               ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        STEPHEN SACHS & GRACE ANNA LANE (Piano & Soprano)
                        In dem Schatten meiner Locken - Hugo Wolf
                        Auf dem Kirchhofe - Johannes Brahms
                        Je dis que rien ne m'epouvante - Georges Bizet
                        Noel des enfants qui n'ont plus de maisons 
                                                        - Claude Debussy
                        By Strauss, & Summertime - George Gershwin
                                        AND
                        JULIA MORTYAKOVA & VALENTIN BOGDAN (Two Pianos)
                        Pieces Romantiques -- Chaminade
                        Fantasie in F Minor -- Schubert

  FEB   4, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Pops series)
  POPS                  Music of the Mad Men Era. 
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                            
  FEB   6, 2017  (Mon)  The VIENNA BOYS CHOIR at BELHAVEN U's ARTS
  CHORAL                CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:www.msorchestra.com
                        or (601)960-1565. MSO Benefit.
 
  FEB   7, 2017  (Tue)  HESPERIÒN XXI GAMBA QUARTET with JORDI
  CHAMBER/MA'AM         SAVALL at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M.
                        Tickets: (601)594-5584. Music from 1550-1650.

  FEB   8, 2017  (Wed)  "THE ILLUSIONISTS - BROADWAY LIVE" at MARA HALL,
  BROADWAY              7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  FEB   9, 2017  (Thu)  MUSIC & MYSTICISM presents SACRED MUSIC of
  JEWISH MUSIC          JUDAISM at BETH ISRAEL CONGREGATION, 7:00 P.M.
                        http://thinkartmusic.com/rsvp.html

  FEB  10-11, 2017      MOBIUS (guitar trio) at ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL
  CHAMBER               CL, 7:30 P.M. (Fri). JAMES SCLATER'S "MS
                        BICENTENNIAL FANFARE" (commissioned for this event),
                        at the OLD CAPITOL MUSEUM HOUSE CHAMBER, played
                        by local brass quintet, 12:00 Noon; USM CHAMBER
                        ENSEMBLES, ST. ANDREW'S CL, 7:30 P.M.
                        Info & tickets: Click Here

  FEB  11, 2017  (Sat)  GRACE ANNA LANE & STEPHEN SACHS at BELHAVEN U's
  SOPRANO/PIANO         ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  FEB  12, 2017  (Sun)  CHORAL EVENSONG at the EPISCOPAL CHAPEL OF THE
  CHORAL/ORGAN          CROSSS, 5:00 P.M. Free. (601)856-2593. Music of
                        Vaughan-Williams, Howells, & Bach.

  FEB  14, 2017  (Tue)  JAMES MARTIN & LYNN RALEY at the MS MUSEUM
  BARITONE/PIANO        of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Cash
                        bar at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. 
                        "Timeless Passion" - Classic opera arias 
                        through the ages and Valentine's from 
                        Rodgers & Hart/Hammerstein.
     
  FEB  15, 2017  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C,
  SOPRANO/PIANO         3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384. SHIRLEY FOSTER,
  ORGAN                 DAVID O'STEEN, & ROSANNE SMITH. To see the
                        program,Click Here

  FEB  17, 2017  (Fri)  BRITISH MUSIC, CABARET at DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  OPERA                 Tickets:(601)960-2300. MS Opera.

  FEB  18, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Bravo series)
  ORCH                  Music of Tchiakovsky.
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                            
  FEB 19, 2017   (Sun)  DAVID HARRISON, LAURENCE ALBERT, & AMY JONES at
  BARITONE/ORGAN        at FONDREN PRESBYTERIAN C, 3:00 P.M.
                        AGO 31st Annual Choral-Organ Fest. 

  FEB  20, 2017  (Mon)  TBA, CABARET at DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  OPERA                 Tickets:(601)960-2300. MS Opera.

  FEB  21, 2017  (Tue)  DAVID BURGESS at MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M.
  LATIN GUITAR          Tickets:(601)974-1130 / www.millsaps.edu/conted

  FEB  23, 2017  (Thu)  The GLADYS P. NORRIS PIANO FESTIVAL at JSU's
  PIANO                 HALL AUD, 9:00 A.M. Free. (601)979-2141. 

  FEB  23, 2017  (Thu)  The JSU SYMPHONIC WINDS at WHITTEN MIDDLE
  WOODWINDS             SCHOOL, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141. 

  FEB 23-26, 2017       SHOWBOAT in MC's AVEN HALL, 7:00 P.M. 
  MUSICAL               (Thu-Sat) and 2:00 P.M. (Sun). Tickets: 
                        (601)925-3440.

  FEB  23, 2017  (Thu)  "STOMP" at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
  BROADWAY              Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  FEB  25, 2017  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents DVOŘÁK's
  OPERA                 RUSALKA (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.
 
  FEB  25, 2017  (Sat)  BELHAVEN MUSIC FACULTY at the ARTS CTR AUD, 
  MIXED                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  FEB  26, 2017  (Sun)  The METROPOLITAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at
  CHAMBER               ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)927-7494. For details, Click here

  FEB  26, 2017  (Sun)  The MILLSAPS CHAMBER SINGERS at CHRIST U 
  CHORAL                METHODIST C, 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)974-1420.
                        Music of Palestrina, Monteverdi, Mozart, 
                        Mendelssohn, and more.

  FEB  28, 2017  (Tue)  JAZZ BAND at MS COLLEGE'S AVEN HALL
  JAZZ                  7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  MAR   1, 2017  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents DVOŘÁK's
  OPERA                 RUSALKA (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30  P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  MAR   2, 2017  (Thu)  SACRED HARP (SHAPE NOTE) SINGING at the MS AG
  CHORAL                & FORESTRY MUSEUM ED CTR* 6:30 PM. Free.
                        (601)953-1094.
                        *Lakeland Dr in Jackson. Early American hymns in
                         4-part harmony, a capella

  MAR   3, 2017  (Fri)  STEPHEN WILBER at BELHAVEN U's ARTS CTR AUD, 
  PIANO                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  MAR   4, 2017  (Sat)  BALLET MISSISSIPPI at MARA HALL, 2:00 P.M. 
  BALLET                Tickets: (601)960-1560 / www.balletms.com 
                        "Let the Music Dance!" Selections from
                        Paquita, plus a new choreograph by Maria Konrad.

  MAR   4, 2017  (Sat)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at CHRIST U
  BAND                  METHODIST C, 3:00 P.M.  Free. 
                        (769)218-0828 / www.mcsb.us 

  MAR   4, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at MILLSAPS 7:30 P.M. (Chamber series)
  CHAMBER/HARPSICHORD   Music of Haydn, with JOHN PAUL, Harpsichord
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here 
                        Includes Jean Francaix's harpsichord Concerto.

  MAR   5, 2017  (Sun)  The MS COLLEGE SINGERS at ST. COLUMB'S EPISCOPAL
  CHORAL                C, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  MAR   5, 2017  (Sun)  CHORAL EVENSONG  at ST. JAMES' EP{ISCOPAL C,
  CHORAL/VIOLIN         5:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4880. 
                        Service: Latvian Eriks Esenvalds: Merton College
                        Anthem: Estonian Arvo Pärt: The Beatitudes
                        RECITAL:  Marta Szlubowska, violin:  
                        Bach and the Baltics.

  MAR   6, 2017  (Mon)  SYMPHONIC WINDS at MS COLLEGE'S SWOR AUD
  WINDS                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  MAR   7, 2017  (Tue)  The UNIVERSDITY of VIRGINIA GLEE CLUB at
  CHORAL                FONDREN PRESBYTERIAN C, 7:00 P.M. Free.
                        (601)982-3232. 

  MAR   7, 2017  (Tue)  "RENT" at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
  BROADWAY              Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  MAR   7, 2017  (Tue)  VERONICA PARRALES and JANETTE SUDDERTH at
  CELLO/PIANO           MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-1422.
                        The "French Cello"; music pf Ravel, Fauré,
                        Marais and Franck.

  MAR   9, 2017  (Thu)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C,
  ORGAN/PIANOx2         3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        CAROL DURHAM and FRANK & SANDRA POLANSKI
                        To see the program,Click Here

  MAR   9, 2017  (Thu)  MUSIC & MYSTICISM presents SACRED MUSIC of
  CHRISTIAN MUSIC       CHRISTIANITY at VENUE TBA, 7:00 P.M.
                        http://thinkartmusic.com/rsvp.html

  MAR   9, 2017  (Thu)  WALT LOTT at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M.
  PIANO                 Free. (601) 974-1422. Music of Berg, Ligeti,
                        Messiaen. John Harbison, & Nicholas
                        Skalkottas.

  MAR  11, 2017  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents VERDI's
  OPERA                 LA TRAVIATA (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.
 
  MAR  11, 2017  (Sat)  The ALLEGRO CHAMBER ENSEMBLE (flute. viola, &
  CHAMBER               harp) at ST. JAMES' EPISCOPAL C's FOWLER HALL, 
                        7:30 P.M. Info & tickets: Click Here

  MAR  12, 2017  (Sun)  SACRED HARP (SHAPE NOTE) SINGING at the POWERHOUSE
  CHORAL                COMMUNITY ARTS CTR in OXFORD, 9:45 AM-2:30 PM.
                        Free. 601)953-1094. For details, Click here
                        Early American hymns in 4 part harmony, a capella

  MAR  12, 2017  (Sun)  "ONCE" at MARA HALL, 7:00 P.M. 
  BROADWAY              Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  MAR  14, 2017  (Tue)  FRANK & SANDRA POLANSKI at the MS MUSEUM
  PIANOx2               of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Cash
                        bar at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. 
     
  MAR  15, 2017  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  SOPRANO/PIANO         ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        SHERRIE GLASS & DAVID O'STEEN.
                        To see the program,Click Here

  MAR  15, 2017  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents VERDI's
  OPERA                 LA TRAVIATA (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.
 
  MAR  20, 2017  (Mon)  MARY ANN KYLE & COREY TRAHAN, CABARET at 
  OPERA                 DULING HALL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets:(601)960-2300. 
                        Music of the movies. MS Opera.

  MAR  20, 2017  (Mon)  CHERYL COKER (soprano), JONATHAN TROTTER,
  VOCAL                 (baritone),GAYLE ENTREKIN (flute), & JANETTE
                        SUDDERTH (piano) at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M.                
                        Free. (601) 974-1422.

  MAR  21, 2017  (Tue)  HARLAN ZACKERY at the HOLMES COMMUNITY
  PIANO                 COLLEGE'S McGOWAN AUD in RIDGELAND 6:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)605-3326. Music of Bach, Ginastera,
                        & Coleridge-Taylor.

  MAR  21, 2017  (Tue)  AKADEMIE für ALTE MUSIK BERLIN at ST. PHILIP'S'
  CHAMBER/MA'AM         EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584.         
                        15 piece orchestra plays European Baroque Music

  MAR  23, 2017  (Thu)  MUSIC & MYSTICISM presents SACRED MUSIC of
  BUDDHIST MUSIC        BUDDHISM at WOLFE STUDIO*, 7:00 P.M.
                        http://thinkartmusic.com/rsvp.html
                        *http://zeninmississippi.org/contact/map-jackson.php

  MAR  24, 2017  (Fri)  STEVE MILES at MILLSAPS, 1:00 P.M.
  COMPOSITION           Free. (601) 974-1422. Friday Forum: 
                        The (e)x Factors: What every educator can
                        learn from John Cage.

  MAR  24, 2017  (Fri)  STRINGS & ORCHESTRA CONCERT in the BELHAVEN U
  ORCH                  ARTS CTR AUD,7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  MAR  25, 2017  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents MOZART's
  OPERA                 IDOMENEO (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  MAR 25-26, 2017       The MS METROPOLITAN BALLET at the JACKSON
  BALLET                ACADEMY ARTS CTR, 2:00 P.M. (Sat-Sun);
                        7:00 P.M. (Sat).
                        Tickets: (601)853-4508 / www.msmetroballet.com
                        Cinderella.

  MAR  25, 2017  (Sat)  ALL-STATE STRINGS CONCERT in the BELHAVEN U
  ORCH                  ARTS CTR AUD,300 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.
 
  MAR  26, 2017  (Sun)  J. THOMAS MITTS at ST. FRANCIS XAVIER 
  ORGAN                 CATHOLIC C* in METAIRIE, LA, 2:00 PM 
                        Free. (504)899-1139. Organ Historical Society
                        *444 Metairie Rd, Metairie, LZ 60005.

  MAR  27, 2017  (Mon)  STEVE MILES and the MS EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC
  COMPOSITION           ENSEMBLE at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free. (601) 974-1422.
                        The (e)x Factors: What every educator can
                        learn from John Cage.

  MAR  28, 2017  (Tue)  SHELLIE BROWN (violin), VERONICA PARRALES (cello)
  CHAMBER               and STEPHEN SACHS (piano) at the BELHAVEN U ARTS
                        CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.  Free.  (601-974-6494). Music
                        of Debussy (Sonata for Violin & Piano) and of
                        Tchiakovsky (Piano Trio).

  MAR  29, 2017  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents MOZART's
  OPERA                 IDOMENEO (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  MAR  30, 2017  (Thu)  MC SINGERS at MS COLLEGE'S PROVINE CHAPEL, 
  CHORAL                7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  MAR  31, 2017  (Fri)  MANY FACES OF MODERN at MC's AVEN HALL on campus 
  CHAMBER               in CLINTON, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)925-3440. 
                        The JAMES S. SCLATER CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
                        Music of Poulenc, Prokofiev and others.

  MAR  31, 2017  (Fri)  The MILLSAPS SINGERS on campus, 7:30 P.M.
  PIANO                 Free. (601) 974-1422. 

  APR   1, 2017  (Sat)  ELLIS PIANO DUO COMPETITION at the BELHAVEN U
  PIANOx2               ARTS CTR AUD, 9:30 AM; 10:45 AM; & 1:30 PM.
                        Free. (601)974-6494. Three teams 
                        (from CA, MS & NY)*, 1 hour each (order not
.                       available in advance). Public invited. - 
                        basically three separate piano duo concerts.
                        National Federation of Music Clubs.
                        *From CA - ERIC TRAN & NATHAN CHEUNG
                         From MS - JULIA MORTYAKOVA & VALENTIN BOGDAN
                         From NY - ELIZABETH & EVANGELINE CANFIELD

  APR   1, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO, at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. Music of JOHN 
  MOVIE MUSIC           WILLIAMS: from Harry Potter, Star Wars, E.T., 
                        Jurassic Park, Schindler's List and more.  
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here

  APR   2, 2017  (Sun)  LENTEN CONCERT & CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. JAMES' 
  CHAMBER/CHORAL        EPISCOPAL C, 5:00 P.M. Free. (601)982-4880. 
                        CONCERT: SETH WALLEY (tenor); RICHARD HUDSON
                        (horn); DON MESSER (piano). Music of Benjamin
                        Britten: Canticle III: "Still Falls the Night".
                        SERVICE: Gibbons Short Service, with ST. JAMES' 
                        CHOIR, & CONCORDIA (from Galloway U Methodist C,
                        LYNNE PICKETT, Director)

  APR   2, 2017  (Sun)  A GERMAN REQUIEM (BRAHMS) at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C,
  CHORAL/ORGAN          6:00 P.M. Free. (501)353-8316.
  ORCHESTRA

  APR   2, 2017  (Sun)  EMMANUEL ARAKÉLIAN at ST. LOUIS CL in 
  ORGAN                 NEW ORLEANS, LA 6:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (504)525-9595 x5341 or x5342. Music of
                        Bach, Mozart, Sweelinck, Saint-Sans, Alain and 
                        Vierne.

  APR   3, 2017  (Mon)  JOSHUA NICHOLS at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C, 7:00 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (501)353-8316. Music of Buxtehude, Bach,
                        Franck, & Reger.
  
  APR   4, 2017  (Tue)  The HINDS CC CONCERT & STEEL DRUM BANDS on campus
  BAND                  in CAIN-COCHRAN HALL in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)857-3273. Spring Centennial Concert. 

  APR   4, 2017  (Tue)  MUSIC, ART, & ENGLISH DEPTS at MC's AVEN HALL,
  MIXED                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440."MC Creates"

  APR   5, 2017  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  SOPRANOS              ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        ANNA McDONALD & REAGAN LORD, and BEBE WOLFE
                        & KEN ROBERTS.
                        To see the program,Click Here

  APR   5, 2017  (Wed)  "RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES" at MARA HALL,
  BROADWAY              7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  APR   6, 2017  (Thu)  WIND, PERCUSSION & BRASS ENSEMBLES from HINDS CC
  JAZZ ENSEMBLES        and DELTA STATE U at HINDS CC's in CAIN-COCHRAN 
                        HALL in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)857-3273. 
                        Spring Centennial Concert. 

  APR   8, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M. (Bravo series)
  ORCH                  Music of Beethoven. 
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                            
  APR   9, 2017  (Sun)  HOLOCAUST CANTATA at MS COLLEGE'S JENNINGS
  CHORAL                COURTYARD, 3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.
                        (Across from Provine Chapel, location in
                        case of rain)

  APR   9, 2017  (Sun)  The NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C CHOIR & MSO MEMBERS
  CHORAL/ORCH           at the church, 5:30 P.M. Free. (601)982-4703. 
                        Music of John Rutter: Requeim.

  APR   9, 2017  (Sun)  The JSU CHOIRS at HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
  CHORAL                Free. (601)979-2141. 

  APR  10, 2017  (Mon)  HOSEA GRIFFITH & RACHEL RUNNELS at
  BARITONE/PIANO        MC's AVEN HALL, 3:00 P.M.
                        Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  10, 2017  (Mon)  SARAH WELCH at MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  SOPRANO               Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  11, 2017  (Tue)  SIBYL CHILD & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of
  SOPRANO/PIANO         ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Cash bar
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music of Debussy.

  APR  11, 2017  (Tue)  BRASS EXTRAVAGANZA at JSU's HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
  BRASS                 Free. (601)979-2141. 

  APR  11, 2017  (Tue)  BELHAVEN U COMPOSER'S CONCERT in the
  CHAMBER               university's ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free. (601)974-6494
                       
  APR  12, 2017  (Wed)  HOLY WEEK MUSICALE at ST. ANDREW'S 
  CHORAL                EPISCOPAL CL, 12 NOON, with the                        
                        Cathedral Choir, plus strings. Music of
                        Schubert (Mass in G), Mozart and
                        others. Free. (601)354-1535.

  APR  13, 2017  (Thu)  The CHOIR of 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C in CANTON, 6:00 P.M.
  CHORAL                Free. Details: mrawls6185@aol.com
                        Tenebrae Service. Music from Hal Hopson's
                        Service of Darkness, Tenebrae, and others.

****************************MOVED TO MAY 11************************
* APR  13, 2017  (Thu)  JOHN PAUL at TOUGALOO COLLEGE's WOODWORTH *
* CHAMBER/MA'AM         CHAPEL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)594-5584. *
*                       Selections from Bach's 'Well-Tempered     *
*                       Clavier', with comments.                  *
*******************************************************************

  APR  13, 2017  (Thu)  GRACE HALL at MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  SOPRANO               Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  17, 2017  (Mon)  RACHEL HEARD & LYNN RALEY at MILLSAPS,
  PIANOS(x2)            7:30 P.M. Free. (601) 974-1422. 

  APR  18, 2017  (Tue)  The JSU CONCERT BAND at HALL AUD, 7:00 P.M. 
  BAND                  Free. (601)979-2141. 

  APR  18, 2017  (Tue)  PERCUSSION and CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLES
  CHAMBER               in the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD,7:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)974-6494. 

  APR  19, 2017  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  VOICE/PIANO           ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        AMANDA MILAM & CAROLYN SACHS
                        To see the program,Click Here

  APR  19, 2017  (Wed)  The JSU SYMPHONIC WINDS at REDDIX HALL,
  WOODWINDS             7:00 P.M. Free. (601)979-2141.

  APR  20, 2017  (Thu)  JAMES MARTIN at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C,
  VOCAL                 6:30 P.M. Free. Extravaganza - Adult Master
                        Class Recital. Opera& Musical Theatre Songs
                        arias, and ensembles.

  APR  20, 2017  (Thu)  INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES in the BELHAVEN U
  CHAMBER               ARTS CTR AUD,7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  APR  20, 2017  (Thu)  WORSHIP COLLECTIVE at MC's AVEN HALL,
  BAND                  9:00 P.M. Free. (601)924-3440.

  APR  21, 2017  (Fri)  ISABELLE DIEMERS at 1ST PRESBYTERIAN C, 7:30 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)362-3235.

  APR  21, 2017  (Fri)  AFRICAN DRUM & DANCE at jsu'S HALL AUD, 7:30 P.M. 
  DRUM/DANCE            Free. (601)979-2141.

  APR  22, 2017  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents TCHAIKOVSKY's
  OPERA                 EUGENE ONEGIN (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:55 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.
 
  APR  22, 2017  (Sat)  RIGOLETTO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  OPERA                 Tickets: (601)960-2300. MS Opera

  APR  23, 2017  (Sun)  The MSO at TOUGALOO COLLEGE'S WOODWORTH 
  CHAMBER               CHAPEL, 3:00 P.M. Chamber Classics, music of 
                        Tchaikovsky & Brahms.
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here
                  
  APR  23, 2017  (Sun)  THE COMBINED MC SYMPHONIC WINDS AND CHOIRS 
  CHORAL/WINDS          at MS COLLEGE'S SWOR AUD
                        3:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.
                        Music: Caremina Burana

  APR  23, 2017  (Sun)  OPERA/MUSICAL THEATER SCENES at JSU's HALL AUD,
  OPERA                 6:00 P.M. Details: (601)979-2141
                        "From Mozart to Motown"

  APR  23, 2017  (Sun)  The MSO BRASS QUNTET at THE RECLAIMED MILES
  BRASS                 WAREHOUSE*, 7:30 P.M. Details: (601)974-1422. 
                        Compositions of Millsaps students.
                        *140 Wesley Avenue in Midtown, near Millsaps.

  APR  24, 2017  (Mon)  BLAYDE CLARK at MC's AVEN HALL, 3:00 P.M.
  PERCUSSION            Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  24, 2017  (Mon)  MSO MEMBERS PERFORMING MUSIC of BELHAVEN U
  CHAMBER               STUDENTS at the TRUSTMARK GRAND HALL, MS 
                        MUSEUM OF ART, 5:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  24, 2017  (Mon)  The BELHAVEN U CHOIRS in the university's
  CHORAL                ARTS CTR AUD,7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  APR  24, 2017  (Mon)  SATRINA MASSEY at MC's AVEN HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  SOPRANO               Free. (601)925-3440.

  APR  25, 2017  (Tue)  The RUSSELL WELCH HOT QUARTET at MILLSAPS, 7:00 P.M.
  GYPSY SWING/          Tickets:(601)974-1130 / www.millsaps.edu/conted
  JAZZ

  APR  25, 2017  (Tue)  The JACKSON CHORAL SOCIETY at ST. PHILIP'S
  CHORAL                EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)260-6356.
                        "Let All the World in Every Corner Sing!"

  APR  26, 2017  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents TCHAIKOVSKY's
  OPERA                 EUGENE ONEGIN (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.
 
  APR  27, 2017  (Thu)  The HINDS CC CHOIRS (COLLEGIATE, CHAMBER, & CLEFS)
  CHORAL                on campus in CAIN-COCHRAN HALL in RAYMOND, 7:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)857-3481. Spring Centennial Concert. 

  APR  28, 2017  (Fri)  The MS COLLEGE BAND on the BRICK STREETS in
  JAZZ/BAND             DOWNTOWN CLINTON, 8:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3439
                        Big Band Night. Info: cyoung@mc.edu
  
  APR  29, 2017  (Sat)  The MS CHORUS at GALLOWAY U METHODIST C, 7:30 P.M.
  CHORAL/BALLET         Tickets: www.mschorus.org. Music of Mendelssohn &  
                        John Rutter. With soloist KRISTEN JOHNSON GUNN,
                        the MS YOUTH CHORALE ORCH (Premiere performance) 
                        and the BALLET MAGNIFICAT Events Troupe.
                        Remembering the Red Army Chorus, who perished
                        in a plane crash in December.

  MAY   1, 2017  (Mon)  JAMES MARTIN & JAMIE WARD at ST. PHILIP'S 
  CABARET               EPISCOPAL C, 7:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)956-5788.
                        May Day Cabaret, a Benefit for Grace House.
                        Wine & Hors d'ouevres at 6:00 P.M.

  MAY   1, 2017  (Mon)  THE BEST OF BELHAVEN at the university's 
  CHAMBER               ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  MAY   2, 2017  (Tue)  The BELHAVEN U CHOIRS in the university's
  CHORAL                ARTS CTR AUD,7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 
                        "Songs for Slaying Giants".

  MAY   3, 2017  (Wed)  The CHAMINADE CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  VOICE                 ART GALLERY, 3:00 P.M. FREE, (601)832-4384.
                        ROBERTA DUHS, soprano, with SARAH ELIAS
                        (piano), and SUSAN JOHNSON (piano).
                        To see the program,Click Here

  MAY   4, 2017  (Thu)  The HINDS CC JAZZ BAND at FONDREN 1ST THURSDAY*,
  JAZZ                  in RAYMOND, 6:00 P.M. Free. (601)857-3639. 
                        *N. STATE & DULING STREETS in JACKSON.

  MAY   7, 2017  (Sun)  The METROPOLITAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA at
  CHAMBER               ST. ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL CL, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)927-7494. For details, Click here

  MAY   7, 2017  (Sun)  WALT STRONY at the EPISCOPAL CHURCH of the
  ORGAN                 RESURRECTION in *STARKVILLE, MS. 6:00 P.M.
                        Free. Info: doltonmc1@gmail.com
                        *105 Montgomery St. Dedication of new
                        Allen organ.

  MAY   9, 2017  (Tue)  GAYLE ENTREKIN(flute), JIM MORITSUGU(clarinet)
  CHAMBER               & JOHN PAUL(piano) at the MS MUSEUM of ART,
                        5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Cash bar
                        at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music of Poulenc (Flute & Clarinet Sonatas).

  MAY  10, 2017  (Wed)  The MACDOWELL MUSIC CLUB at the JACKSON MUNICIPAL 
  MUSICAL THEATRE       ART GALLERY, 10:00 A.M. FREE.
                        INFO: jgearhart_jam1@comcast.net

  MAY  11, 2017  (Thu)  JOHN PAUL & SHAWN LEOPARD at TOUGALOO COLLEGE's 
  CHAMBER/MA'AM         WOODWORTH CHAPEL, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Tickets: (601)594-5584. Selections from Bach's
                        'Well-Tempered Clavier', with comments.                  

  MAY  12, 2017  (Fri)  The MSO at the OLD TRACE PARK, 7:30 P.M.
  POPS                  Pepsi Pops: Picnic in the Park 
                        Tickets/details (601)960-1565 / Click Here

  MAY  13, 2017  (Sat)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents STRAUS'
  OPERA                 DER ROSENKAVALIER (live) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 11:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  MAY  14, 2017  (Sun)  The FONDREN QUARTET with VIOLA DACUS and
  CHAMBER               KIM PORTER at FONDREN PRESBYTERIAN C, 3:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)982-3232. 5th Annual Mothers' Day
                        Chamber Concert. Music of Beethoven, Delibes,
                        Sclater, et al.

  MAY  16, 2017  (Tue)  "MENOPAUSE - THE MUSICAL" at MARA HALL,
  BROADWAY              7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  MAY  17, 2017  (Wed)  The METROPOLITAN OPERA presents STRAUS'
  OPERA                 DER ROSENKAVALIER (encore) on-screen at TINSELTOWN
                        in PEARL, 5:30 P.M. Tickets at door.
                        (Please verify start time with Tinseltown/
                        Cinemark)(601)936-5856.

  MAY  18, 2017  (Thu)  SACRED HARP (SHAPE NOTE) SINGING at the MS AG
  CHORAL                & FORESTRY MUSEUM ED CTR, 6:30 PM. Free.
                        (601)953-1094.
                         Early American hymns in 4-part harmony, a capella
                        [VENUE: Lakeland Dr (just east of I-55) in Jackson]

  MAY  21, 2017   (Sun)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at CHRIST U
  BAND                  METHODIST C, 3:00 P.M.  Free. 
                        (769)218-0828 / www.mcsb.us  

  MAY  27-28, 2017      SACRED HARP (SHAPE NOTE) SINGING at the OLD COURTHOUSE
  CHORAL                MUSEUM VICKSBURG, 10:0 AM-3:00 PM.(Sat);
                        9:30 AM to 2:00 PM (Sun) Free. (601)953-1094.
                        [VENUE: 1008 Cherry St] 

MAY 30-JUN-11, 2017   "MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET" at NEW STAGE THEATRE. 
  MUSICAL               Times/Tickets:(601)948-3531 or
                        www.newstagetheatre.com  Musical about the famed
                        coming together of Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley,
                        Jerry Lee Lewis & Carl Perkins.

  JUN  11, 2017  (Sun)  A CELTIC PENTECOST EUCHARIST at ST. MARY'S 
  CELTIC                EPISCOPAL C in  BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)842-5683. 

  JUN  13, 2017  (Tue)  TRACY CARTER (flute), JONATHAN LIVINGSTONE
  CHAMBER               (bassoon), THOMAS LOWE(violin) & JOHN PAUL
                        (piano)at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 5:45 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)354-1535. Cash bar at 
                        5:15 P.M. Music in the City series.
                        Music of Mozart (Violin Sonata in e minor)
                        and Poulenc (Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, & Piano).

  JUN  20, 2017  (Tue)  "CINDERELLA" (Rodgers & Hammarstein) at MARA
  BROADWAY              HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Tickets: www.jacksonbroadway.com.

  JUN  22-24, 2017      SACRED HARP (SHAPE NOTE) SINGING at the MACEDONIA 
  CHORAL                PRIMITIVE BAPTIST C in DECATUR
                        WORKSHOPS:  6:00-8:30 P.M. (Thu-Fri).
                        CONGREGATIONAL SINGING 10:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. (Sat)
                        Free. (601)953-1094. www.christianharmony.org
                        Early American hymns, 4-parts, a capella 
                        More info: Click here 
                        [VENUE: Macedonia Road]

  JUN  26, 2017  (Mon)  GEORGE BOZEMAN at TRINITY EPISCOPAL C in 
  ORGAN                 NEW ORLEANS, LA 7:00 P.M. Free. (504)899-1139. 
                        Music of J.S. Bach. (1329 Jackson Ave)

  JUN  26, 2017  (Mon)  The MS COLLEGE MUSIC CAMP COUNSELORS at 
  MIXED CLASSICAL       AVEN HALL, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  JUN  27, 2017  (Tue)  ROBERT KNUPP recalls the ORGANS of GERMANY. at MC's
  ORGAN                 AVEN HALL, 7:00 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  JUN  27, 2017  (Tue)  The MS WIND SYMPHONY at BELHAVEN U'S ARTS CTR AUD
  ORCH                  7:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3439. "An Amerian Experience"
                        Details: Click here

  JUN  28, 2017  (Wed)  The MS COLLEGE MUSIC CAMP CLOSING PROGRAM at 
  MIXED CLASSICAL       AVEN HALL, 6:30 P.M. Free. (601)925-3440.

  JUL   9, 2017  (Sun)  EVENING PRAYER at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in 
  BARITONE/KEYBOARD     BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683.
                        "Of Thee I Sing" with PAUL BROWN & DAVID WILLIAMSON

  JUL  11, 2017  (Tue)  VIRGINIA KERR & COLMAN PEARCE at the MS MUSEUM
  VOCAL/PIANO           of ART, 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Cash
                        bar at 5:15 P.M. Music in the City series. 

  JUL  27, 2017  (Thu)  The MS EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE ON MUSIC AND LITURGY
  CHORAL/ORGAN          CHORAL EVENSONG at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C, 
                        7:00 P.M. Free. (601)956-5788. Donations to the
                        Conference will be accepted. 

  JUL  30, 2017  (Sun)  The MS EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE ON MUSIC AND LITURGY
  CHORAL/ORGAN          closing festival eucharist at ST. ANDREW'S 
                        EPISCOPAL CL, 10:00 A.M. Free. (601)364-1535.
 
  AUG  13, 2017  (Sun)  HOLY EUCHARIST at ST. MARY'S EPISCOPAL C in 
  BARITONE/KEYBOARD     BOLTON, 4:00 P.M. Free. (601)842-5683. 
                        "My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord'; MANDY SPIVAK, 
                        Soprano, and TYLER KEMP, piano.

  AUG  15, 2017  (Tue)  RAE SHANNON & JOHN PAUL at the MS MUSEUM of ART, 
  PIANO                 5:45 P.M. Free. (601)354-1535. Cash bar at 
                        5:15 P.M.  Music: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 
                        for 4 hands. Music in the City series. 

  AUG  15, 2017  (Tue)  The MSCMG* presents the SUMMER WOMEN'S CHORUS
  CHAMBER               ("Bless This House" Psalm 23, 3 Folk Ballads,
                        & sing-along of songs of Carol King), MARTA & 
                        DANUTA SZLUBOWSKA (violin & piano; Gypsy Airs),
                        and BILL CLARK (keyboard; medley of pop songs),
                        at LIVINGSTON CHAPEL in MADISON COUNTY**, MS,
                        7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.mscmg.net & at the door.
                        *MS Chambre Music Guild benefit
                        **129 Mannsdale Rd, Madison, MS.

  AUG 19, 2017  (SAT)  The MS COMMUNITY SYMPHONIC BAND at CHRIST U
  BAND                  METHODIST C, 3:00 P.M.  Free. 
                        (769)218-0828 / www.mcsb.us  

  AUG  24, 2017  (Thu)  MA'AM PRE-SEASON CONCERT: THE PLEASURES OF
  VOCAL/INSTRUMENTAL    LOVE at ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M.
                        Details: (601)954-5557. Local artists 
                        performing favorite songs, ballads and airs 
                        by Henry Purcell.

  AUG 26-27, 2017       SACRED HARP (SHAPE NOTE) SINGING at the 
  CHORAL                ANTIOCH PRIMITIVE BAPTIST C* in FOREST, MS,  
                        10 AM - 3 PM (Sat-Sun). Free. (601)940-1612. 
                        Early American hymns, 4-parts, a capella 
                        [VENUE: 7031 Hwy 21 N]

  AUG  26, 2017  (Sat)  FRANK & SANDRA POLANSKI, and PAUL & KAREN
  PIANO(2+2)            LAUBENGAYER at the MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY,
                        10:00 A.M. Duos and duets at the piano(s).
                        Celebrating the Music Forum of Jackson's 
                        50th Anniversary. Details: (601)954-8028.

  SEP   8, 2017  (Fri)  LYRICA BAROQUE at ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL C's 
  CHAMBER               FOWLER HALL, 7:30 P.M. Tickets: www.mscmg.net
                        & at the door. Music: Trios of Poulenc, Handel,
                        and Previn.

  SEP   9, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at ST. ANDREW'5 EPISCOPAL CL, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Baroque"

  SEP  12, 2017  (Tue)  JOHN De CHIARO at BELHAVEN U. INST. REHEARSAL
  GUITAR                HALL 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494.

  SEP  22, 2017  (Fri)  JOHN BROCK at ST. PETER CATHOLIC CL, 7:30 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)362-3235. AGO.

  SEP  23, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  POPS                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "You've Got A Friend"

  SEP  26, 2017  (Tue)  JOCELYN ZHU & MARIELLA HAUBS at BELHAVEN U's
  VIOLIN DUO            CONCERT HALL 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494.
                        Music of Leclair, Prokofiev, Shostakovich
                        & John Williams, & Spirituals.

  SEP  30, 2017  (Sat)  The BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY, STUDENTS, ALUMNI,
  DANCE                 & other local artists at the ARTS CTR AUD, 
                        7:00 P.M. Tickets: (601)974-6494.

  OCT   6, 2017  (Fri)  JACOB BENDA at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C, 7:00 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)982-4703b TIME TENTATIVE.

  OCT   7, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  ORCH                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Rooted Voices"

  OCT  13, 2017  (Fri)  TBA at ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL C's FOWLER HALL,
  CHAMBER               TIME TBA. Tickets: www.mscmg.net & at the door. 
                        Music: TBA

  OCT  20, 2017  (Fri)  PERFORMERS TBA at the SCHF 
  TBA                   COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
                        Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  OCT 20-21 &           INTO THE WOODS, at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR
  OCT 25-28, 2017       BLACKBOX THEATRE, Tickets: 7:30 P.M.
  MUSICAL               Oct 20-21 (Fri-Sat) & Oct 25-27(Wed-Fri);
                        and 2:00 P.M. Oct 21 & 29 (Sat)
                        (601)974-6494. Book: James Lapine
                        Music & lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
                        Directed by David Sollish.

  OCT  21, 2017  (Thu)  KEN GRAVES (Clarinet), ELIZABETH TAYLOR (Viola),
  CHAMBER               NANCY BATEMAN (Cello) & STEPHEN SACHS (Piano) at
                        BELHAVEN U's CONCERT HALL 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494.
                        Music of Brahms, Hindemith, & Rota.

  OCT  27, 2017  (Fri)  PERFORMERS TBA at the SCHF 
  TBA                   COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
                        Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  NOV   3, 2017  (Fri)  PERFORMERS TBA at the SCHF 
  TBA                   COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
                        Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  NOV  5-9, 2017        EAST TEXAS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL in KILGORE, TX.
  ORGAN                 Sun-Thu. Recitals in 1st Presbyterian Church,
                        (Kilgore) and other venues. Recitalists include
                        Jason Alden, David Baskeyfield, Jonathan Dimmock, 
                        Mark Dwyer, Thomas Gaynor, Jan Kraybill, Alan 
                        Morrison, Bynum Petty, and Raul Prieto Ramirez.  
                        Registration and other details: Click here

  NOV   7, 2017  (Tue)  STEPHEN SACHS at BELHAVEN U's CONCERT HALL, 
  PIANO                 7:30 P.M. Free.(601)974-6494. Music of Scarlatti, 
                        Mozart, Chopin, Debussy & Messiaen

  NOV  10, 2017  (Fri)  PERFORMERS TBA at the SCHF 
  TBA                   COURTYARD in VICKSBURG, 12:00 NOON. 
                        Details: (601)631-2997.
                        Classics in the Courtyard.

  NOV 10-11 &           The BELHAVEN U DANCE FACULTY, ALUMNI,
      17-18, 2017       & other local artists at the BITSY IRBY DANCE 
  DANCE                 CTR, 7:00 P.M. (Fri-Sat). Tickets (601)974-6494.

  NOV  10, 2017  (Fri)  BELHAVEN U CHORAL & VOCAL ARTISTS in
  CHORAL/VOCAL          the university's CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free.(601)974-6494. Music: Dan Forrest's
                        "Jubilate Deo"

  NOV  11, 2017  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  ORCH                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Fierce Keys"

  NOV  14, 2013  (Tue)  The BELHAVEN U PERCUSSSION, JAZZ
  JAZZ/GUITAR           ENSEMBLES & CLASSICAL GUITAR at the 
  PERCUSSION            CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 
                        Baroque to Contemporary

  NOV  17, 2017  (Mon)  BELHAVEN U SYMPHONY CONCERT in the
  ORCH                  university's  CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free. (601)974-6494.
 
  NOV  20, 2017  (Mon)  THE BEST OF BELHAVEN at the university's 
  CHAMBER               CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)974-6494. 

  NOV 29-30, 2017       DOXA at BELHAVEN U'S BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR,
  DANCE                 7:00 P.M. (Wed & Thu). Tickets. (601)974-6494. 

  DEC 1-2, 2017         The SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE at the BELHAVEN
  CHORAL                BOWL, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat). Free. (601)974-6494. 

  DEC   5, 2017  (Tue)  The BELHAVEN U COMPOSERS FORUM at the CONCERT
  CHAMBER               HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 
                        Music of Belhaven students.

  DEC 5-21, 2017        DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at NEW STAGE THEATRE. 
  MUSICAL               Times/Tickets:(601)948-3531 www.newstagetheatre.com 
                        A holiday musical.

  DEC  25, 2017  (Mon)  MIDNIGHT MASS - EPISCOPAL, 10:30 P.M. (some also
  CHORAL/ORGAN          at 5:30 & 9:30 P.M.); CATHOLIC, 10:30 or 11:30 P.M.
                        Other times may be in place - be sure to check 
                        beforehand with the church you plan to attend.

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

  JAN  13, 2018  (Sat)  PEDALS, PIPES & PIZZA at 1ST BAPTIST and 1st
  ORGAN                 U. METHODIST C in BROOKHAVEN, MS. 9:00 A.M.
                        (601)362-3235. Public invited. AGO

  JAN  13, 2018  (Sat)  The MSO at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Mozart by Candlelight"

  JAN  26, 2018  (Fri)  MARVIN MILLS at GALLOWAY U METHODIST C, 7:30 P.M.
  ORGAN                 Free. (601)362-3235. AGO.
  
  JAN  27, 2018  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  ORCH                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Elgar's Enigma"

  FEB   3, 2018  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  POPS                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Stop in the Name of Love"

  FEB 15-17, 2018       The BELHAVEN U DANCE MINISTRY ENSEMBLE at the
  DANCE                 BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, 7:00 P.M. (Thu-Sat). 
                        Details: (601)974-6494.

  FEB  17, 2018  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  ORCH                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Love's Folly"

  FEB 21-22, 2018       The BELHAVEN U SENIOR DANCE RESEARCH at the
  DANCE                 BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, 6:30 P.M. (Wed-Thu). 
                        Details: (601)974-6494.

  FEB  23, 2018  (Fri)  YOON-MI LIN at NORTHMINSTER BAPTIST C, 
  ORGAN                 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)362-3235. AGO.
  
  FEB 23-24; 28         LITTLE WOMEN, at the BELHAVEN U ARTS CTR
  MAR 1-3 2018          BLACKBOX THEATRE, Free. 7:30 P.M.
  MUSICAL               Feb 23-24 (Fri-Sat) & Feb 28/Mar 1-3 (Wed-Sat);
                        and 2:00 P.M. Feb 24 & Mar 3 (Sat).
                        (601)974-6494. Music: Jason Howland
                        Book: Allan Knee; Lyrics: Mindi Dickstein; 
                        Director: David Sollish

  FEB  24, 2018  (Sat)  The MSO at MILLSAPS, 7:30 P.M.
  CHAMBER               Tickets: (601)960-1565. "All Strings"

  FEB 28-MAR 3, 2018    The BELHAVEN U SENIOR DANCE CONCERT
  DANCE                 BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, 7:00 P.M. (Wed-Thu). 
                        CONCERT A: Wed & Fri; CONCERT B: Thu & Sat
                        Details: (601)974-6494.

  MAR   3, 2018  (Sat)  STEPHEN & CAROLYN SACHS at BELHAVEN U's
  PIANOx2               CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M.
                        Details. (601)974-6494.

  MAR  24, 2018  (Sat)  The MSO at MARA HALL, 7:30 P.M.
  ORCH                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Epic Elegance"

  MAR  24, 2018  (Sat)  CHRIS PHILLIPS at BELHAVEN U's CONCERT
  TENOR                 HALL, 7:30 P.M. Details. (601)974-6494.

  APR  13, 2018  (Fri)  The MS BOYCHOIR & SARAH HAWBECKER in the
  CHORAL-ORGAN          AGO 32nd ANNUAL CHORAL-ORGAN FEST at ST.
                        JAMES EPISCOPAL C, 7:30 P.M. 
                        Free. (601)362-3235.

  APR  13, 2018  (Fri)  STRINGS & ORCHESTRA CONCERT in BELHAVEN U's
  ORCH                  CONCERT HALL,7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  APR  14, 2018  (Sat)  ALL-STATE STRINGS CONCERT in BELHAVEN U's
  ORCH                  CONCERT HALL,300 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494.

  APR  19, 2018  (Thu)  INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLES in BELHAVEN U's
  CHAMBER               CONCERT HALL,7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  APR  20-21            The BELHAVEN U DANCE ENSEMBLE at the
       27-28, 2018      BITSY IRBY DANCE CTR, 7:30 P.M. (Fri-Sat). 
                        Details: (601)974-6494.

  APR  21, 2018  (Sat)  The MSO at TOUGALOO COLLEGE'S WOODWORTH AUD,
  CHAMBER               7:30 P.M. Tickets: (601)960-1565.
                        "Concert in the Chapel"

  APR  21, 2018  (Sat)  BELHAVEN U CHORAL & VOCAL ARTISTS in
  CHORAL/VOCAL          the university's CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free.(601)974-6494. 

  APR  24, 2018  (Tue)  BELHAVEN U COMPOSER'S CONCERT in the
  CHAMBER               university's ARTS CTR AUD, 7:30 P.M.
                        Free. (601)974-6494. Music of Belhaven
                        students.

  APR  28, 2018  (Sat)  THE BEST OF BELHAVEN at the university's 
  CHAMBER               CONCERT HALL, 7:30 P.M. Free. (601)974-6494. 

  MAY  11, 2018  (Fri)  The MSO at OLD TRACE PARK, 7:30 P.M.
  POPS                  Tickets: (601)960-1565. "Picnic in the Park"

  MAY 29- JUN 10, 2018  SISTER ACT at NEW STAGE THEATRE. 
  MUSICAL               Times/Tickets:(601)948-3531 or
                        www.newstagetheatre.com

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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