Thursday, December 1 7 pm | University Theater FAU University Symphony Orchestra SOME THINGS OLD,SOME THINGS NEW - Join us for an evening filled with exciting masterworks that will shape the future of the orchestral tradition. Conducted by Laura Joella, the orchestra performs the World Premiere of Thomas Sleeper's Bass Trombone Concerto, featuring bass trombonist David Brubeck; Bedrich Smetana's beautiful Moldau from Ma Vlast; and Aram Khachaturian's energetic Suite No.3 from the ballet Gayaneh, including the famous Sabre Dance. Tickets $10 at www.fauevents.com, 800-564-9539.
Friday, December 2 7 pm | University Theater FAU Wind Ensemble PICTURES OF AN EXHIBITION - Conducted by Kyle Prescott, the powerful music of Modeste Mussorgsky comes to life with the thrilling FAU Wind Ensemble. Presented in a multi-media setting, there the images that once inspired the composer will now inspire you. The renowned FAU Wind Ensemble brings fire and panache to each performance! Tickets $10 at www.fauevents.com, 800-564-9539.
Saturday, December 3 7 pm | University Theater FAU Commercial Music Ensembles - Under the direction of Rob Rimmington and Matthew Joy, ,the Commercial Music Ensembles will perform music from genres such as Classic Rock, Top 40, Latin, Jazz and more. Enjoy four ensembles featuring some of our most talented students playing music you love! Tickets $10 at www.fauevents.com, 800-564-9539.
Sunday, December 4 3 pm | University Theater FAU Classical Guitar Society - Under the direction of Ken Keaton, the FAUCGS performs solos and chamber works for the classical guitar. This performances will feature the U.S. premiere of Italian composer Giorgio Mirto's beautiful quartet, "The Four Seasons" by the Middle Earth Quartet.Tickets $10 at www.fauevents.com, 800-564-9539.
Sunday, December 11 7 pm | University Theater Handel's Messiah - Conducted by Patricia P. Fleitas, FAU's presentation of Handel's Messiah featuring FAU choral students PAST and PRESENT, in collaboration with the Delray Beach Chorale. This events sells out early, so buy your tickets today! Tickets $20 at www.fauevents.com, 800-564-9539.
Sunday, December 11 5 pm | Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton Tuba Christmas - Enjoy the tradition of holiday music performed by tubas and euphoniums, started by Indiana University Professor Harvey G. Phillips. FAU's Sean Murray brings this tradition tothe Boca Raton community for its sixth annual presentation. Outdoor event, bring chairs or blankets. FREE and open to the public.
Saturday, December 17 7 pm | University Theater The Florida Wind Symphony Jazz Orchestra AN ELLINGTON NUTCRACKER - Celebrate the holiday's in the most swinging way possible! Duke Ellington's take on the Nutcracker Suite is music that will have you dancing in the aisles, and dreaming of "Sugar Rum Cherries." Also featuring more holiday favorites in the style of your favorite big bands. Conducted by Kyle Prescott. Tickets $20 at www.fauevents.com, 800-564-9539.