Events at Hurley School of Music

Unless otherwise noted, events will take place in the Anderson Auditorium (see campus map) of the Hurley School of Music. Hurley concerts are free and open to the public; however, Rhapsody in View and concerts sponsored by other organizations may charge admission.

Concerts are subject to change. Please call 318.869.5235 to verify dates and times before 4:15pm.

Spring 2014

February 2

Noel Foundation Chamber Concert "Mozart & More" featuring Asiya Korepanova, 2012 Wideman Piano Competition Winner. 3:00pm. (No admission)

February 6-8

Urinetown - The Musical

Centenary College's Hurley School of Music and Marjorie Lyons Playhouse will present their first joint production, the musical Urinetown by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis. The satirical plotline, which parodies the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics, and musical theatre itself, revolves around a town where water is scarce, so scarce that sustainable living is just beyond the reach of all but the very wealthy. The Urine Good Company still manages to turn unthinkable profits at public "amenities" as the Poor queue up daily, finding relief at a price. A rebellion foments and soon tables are turned. Will the transfer of power from the rich to the poor create a dreamscape of public contentment? The book of Urinetown, a 2002 Tony Award winner in multiple categories, offers no answer, but as it searches, takes aim at every "ism" that pretends to point the way. Urinetown is satirical comedy at its best, accompanied by an outstanding musical score. You'll be laughing, singing its wonderful tunes, for days after the curtain comes down, and of course, thinking a lot about "Urinetown is our town, when you're hopeless, down and out!".

Directed by Dr. Ron Bermingham with choreography by Anna Maris Kirkes, the production stars an ensemble cast of Centenary students: Kyle Boston, Herman Hope, Mary Ellen Kidd, MarvKevea Campbell, Joe Signorelli, Mathieu St. Romain, Hayley Cooper, Rebecca Vacha, Sandy Rather, Steven Knight, Josh Ritter, Michael Nguyen, Meredith Ball, André Trahan, Addie Jane Barron and Jessica Bato.
Performances are at 8:00 PM on Thursday, February 6, through Saturday, February 8, with an additional matinee performance at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 8. All performances are free and open to the public.

February 15

Centenary Choral Festival featuring Centenary Choir and Camerata, and local high school choral programs.

4:00pm - Brown Chapel.

February 16

Baroque Artists of Shreveport

3:00pm. (No admission)

March 17

Centenary Camerata Concert


March 30

Twyla Robinson, soprano

The Hurley School of Music in conjunction with the Attaway Fellows Program, presents Ms. Robinson in recital and discussion on the lives of three women who left an indelible mark on the classical music world: Alma Mahler, Lili Boulanger, and Carrie Jacobs-Bond, who changed the trajectory of classical music through their music and their life choices. She will be collaborating with pianist Jerome Tan.

March 31

Hurley Instrumentalists Concert


April 3

Twyla Robinson, soprano

Ms. Robinson, Centenary Artist-in-Residence, presents a celebration of American song, including composers Charles Ives, Samuel Barber, Stephen Foster, and a wide collection of parlor songs. She will be collaborating with pianist Jerome Tan.

April 6

Noel Foundation Chamber Concert "Guitar Favorites" featuring guitarist Jason Vieaux.
3:00pm. (No admission charge)

April 7

Sigma Alpha Iota "Lagniappe" Recital

Music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota, presents a musical treat featuring the talents of Centenary Faculty and Staff in recital.

April 12

Centenary Percussion Ensemble Concert

April 16

Centenary Choir Easter Music Concert

7:30pm. Brown Chapel.
Centenary Choir will reprise their annual Hodges Gardens Easter Sunrise Service program.

April 22


May 4

Noel Foundation Chamber Concert "The Beauty of Bach" featuring pianist Simone Dinnerstein.

3:00pm. (No admission)

Call 318.869.5235 for dates of Junior and Senior student recitals. See also the Centenary Choir's performance schedule.

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