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2014-15 Concerts

The 2014-15 Fabian Concert Series features performances by internationally recognized artists. Please join us for an exciting season of concerts!

September 1

Monday
3 p.m.

Labor Day Festival for Strings Closing Concert

After three days of intense solo and chamber study with Center faculty, eight high school seniors have a chance to showcase their talents in this afternoon program that also features performances by Robert McDuffie, Ward Stare, Amy Schwartz Moretti, and the MCS Ensemble.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Free. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

September 7

Sunday
7:30 p.m.

 

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Ward stare, conductor

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Admission is free & open to the public. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

September 15

Monday
7:30 p.m.

McDuffie Student Solos Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

September 30

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Fabian Concert Series
Robert Spano and Friends at Fickling

Robert Spano, piano

David Halen, violin

Julie Albers, cello

 

Robert Spano, Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Aspen Music Festival and School, combines forces with Center faculty artists David Halen and Julie Albers in the great Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $12 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

October 10

Friday
7:30 p.m.

Mercer University Orchestra Concert

Ward stare, conductor

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. Admission is free & open to the public. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

October 19

Sunday
3 p.m.

McDuffie Student Chamber Ensembles Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

November 10

Monday
7:30 p.m.

McDuffie Student Solos Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

November 18

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Fabian Concert Series
Viva Viola!

Rebecca Albers, viola

Hsin-Yun Huang, viola

Julie Albers, cello

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin

 

Viola takes the spotlight in an evening of music with family and friends. Distinguished faculty artists and sisters, Becca and Julie Albers, and Center Director Amy Schwartz Moretti join guest artist Hsin-Yun Huang in a program that includes the Brahms String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $12 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

December 2

Tuesday
7:30 p.m.

Fabian Concert Series
The Cortona Trio

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin

Julie Albers, cello

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano

 

The Center's trio-in-residence presents an evening of Zwilich, Debussy and Arensky.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $12 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

December 7

Sunday
3 p.m.

McDuffie Student Chamber Ensembles Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

February 11

Wednesday
7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Fabian Concert Series

Voces Intimae: Ehnes Quartet

James Ehnes, violin

Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin

Richard O'Neill, viola

Robert deMaine, cello

The Ehnes Quartet returns to Fickling Hall after a triumphant European tour, with a program that includes Beethoven's String Quartet, Op. 95 and Op. 127, and Sibelius' Voces Intimae.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $12 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

February 21

Saturday
7:30 p.m.

 

A Celebration of Words and Music
Robert McDuffie, violin


The highlight of a weekend of activities celebrating the opening of the Center's new home, the Bell House, Macon native and Center Founder Robert McDuffie welcomes special guest Anna Deavere Smith in a moving program of words and music at one of Macon's most influential African-American churches.

Beulahland Bible Church, 1010 Newberg Ave, Macon, GA 31206
FREE ADMISSION

February 23

Monday
7:30 p.m.

 

McDuffie Student Chamber Ensembles Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

March 2

Monday
7:30 p.m.

McDuffie Student Solos Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

March 27

Friday
7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Fabian Concert Series

Cavani Quartet

Annie Fullard, violin

Mari Sato, violin

Kirsten Doctor, viola

Merry Peckham, cello

The Cavani Quartet gave a master class last year for Center students, and were such a hit that we knew we had to have back to perform. Experience pure Cavani energy in the final Fabian Series concert of the season.

Fickling Hall, McCorkle Music Building. $12 for adults. Free for students and with Mercer I.D. Call (478) 301-5470 for tickets or purchase at the door. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

April 27

Monday
7:30 p.m.

 

McDuffie Student Solos Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

May 3

Sunday
3 p.m.

McDuffie Student Chamber Ensembles Concert

Bell House Salon, 315 College Street. Admission is free & open to the public. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served. For more information call (478) 301-2886.

 

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