Symphonic Band to perform tribute to veterans Nov. 12

The Temple College Symphonic Band will give a free concert titled “A Tribute to Our Nation’s Veterans” on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. The program will feature a… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Temple College to present ‘Dido and Aeneas’ Nov. 17-18

The Temple College Music Department will present “Dido and Aeneas” Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. Written in 1689 by Henry Purcell, “Dido and Aeneas” is considered one of the best… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Temple College to present ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Nov. 11

The Temple College Music Department will present a concert version of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. This production will be a collaborative effort… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Jazz trombonist to perform at Temple College Nov. 7

John Fedchock, who is one of the country’s leading jazz trombonists, will perform in two concerts at Temple College Tuesday, Nov. 7. At 12:30 p.m., Fedchock will give a free concert with the Temple College Faculty Jazz in the Jackson-Graeter… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Vocal Point singers to give lunchtime concert Oct. 31

Vocal Point, a Temple College student ensemble focused on musical theatre performing skills, will give a free concert titled “Lost and Found” on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The concert will feature eight songs… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Trumpeter to give guest recital Oct. 24

Trumpeter Stanley Friedman will give a free concert at Temple College Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. Friedman is a four-time winner of the International Trumpet Guild Composition Prize. His solo trumpet work “Solus” has… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Chorale to perform Oct. 10

The Temple College Chorale will present a concert titled “Music for All Seasons” on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. The concert will include songs celebrating each of the… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

May 7 voice recital will feature Hollywood favorites

Students in Teri Johnson’s voice studio at Temple College will give a recital on Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre, which is located in the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. The performance is free… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Percussion concerts set for April 27, May 1

Two concerts featuring percussion ensembles will be held at Temple College this spring. On Thursday, April 27, the Temple College Beginning Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre, which is located in the Mary Alice… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Jazz concerts set for April 23 and 25

Two jazz concerts are on tap at Temple College in April. On Sunday, April 23, a “Jazz Showcase” will be held in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. The concert will feature performances… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Vocal Point to present ‘Avenue Q’ April 21-22

The Temple College musical theatre group Vocal Point will present “Avenue Q” (School Edition) on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. On Avenue Q, puppets and humans collide in an irreverent… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Voice students learn about American music history through spring break trip to Memphis

A trip to Memphis over spring break gave some students who are studying music at Temple College an opportunity to learn about American music history firsthand and expand their performing experiences. Voice instructors Dr. Sara Harris Baker and Teri Johnson… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Chorale to perform “Singer’s Choice” concert April 4

The Temple College Chorale will present a “Singer’s Choice” concert on Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. Each song on the program was nominated by a member of the... read more
By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Symphonic Band to perform April 9

The Temple College Symphonic Band will give a concert titled “Let Your Spirit Sing” on Sunday, April 9, at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center on the Temple College campus. The program will… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Orchestra to perform April 11

The Temple College Orchestra will perform a concert of classical favorites on Tuesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center. The program will include two sacred selections: Felix Mendelssohn’s Chorale and… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

March 28 concert will explore guitar and piano through the centuries

Guitarist Rodger Bennett and pianist David Perez-Guerra will present a concert titled “Classical Guitar and Piano from the Baroque to the 21st Century” on Tuesday, March 28, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre at Temple College. The concert,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

27th annual Temple College Jazz Festival set for March 23-25

The 27th Annual Temple College Jazz Festival will take place March 23-25 at the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center (PAC) on the Temple College main campus. The annual event has gained a reputation as one of the best jazz… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Brass Choir to give Feb. 21 concert

The Temple College Brass Choir will give a concert titled “A Bit of Brass” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 12:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The concert will feature music arranged for brass choir in a variety of styles… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Temple College students to perform with 2017 All-State music ensembles

Thirteen students from Temple College will perform with All-State music ensembles in February. Six Temple College students will perform with the Texas Two-Year College All-State Choir − Sean Clark, tenor (Belton); Kristen Garth, alto (Temple); Andrea Harlan, soprano (Gatesville); Rebekah… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Music

Clarinet instructor to perform Jan. 22

Temple College clarinet instructor Anna Carney will present a recital on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. Soprano Teri Johnson and pianist Father Timothy Nolt will… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Temple College to present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ April 22-23

Temple College will present the lively off-Broadway musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” on Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jackson-Graeter Backstage Theatre. The show focuses on six eager spelling champions and… read more

By Ellen Davis | Events - Music

Temple College Chorale members to perform at Carnegie Hall April 11

A group of students from Temple College will have an opportunity next month that many aspiring musicians never get in their lifetimes – the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall. The students, who are part of the Temple College Chorale,… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

26th annual Temple College Jazz Festival begins March 31

The 26th Annual Temple College Jazz Festival will take place March 31 – April 2 at the Mary Alice Marshall Performing Arts Center (PAC) on the Temple College main campus. The annual event has gained a reputation as one of… read more

By Ellen Davis | Music

Twelve Temple College students selected for All-State music ensembles

Twelve students from Temple College have been selected to perform in Texas community college All-State music ensembles in 2016. Five students have been selected for the Texas Two-Year College All-State Choir − Hannah Gilmore, Morgan Hollingsworth, Nick Lopez, Angel Medina… read more

By Ellen Davis | Awards and Recognition - Music