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Utah Philharmonia rehearses outside to follow CDC guidelines during Fall 2020. 

September Events 2020

Events are subject to change. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @uofumusic to stay updated.

Sept. 17 Utah Philharmonia
Outdoor Concert | 6 PM

Come out to see the Utah Philharmonia's first outdoor concert. Bring a blanket to sit on the lawn at Presidents Circle and enjoy Tchaikovsky's thrilling Serenade for Strings and the world premiere of work arranged especially for the Utah Phil by Chicago-based composer, Stacy Garrop, click here for full program. Attendees must wear face masks and social distance from each other. FREE and open to the public. This event will also be livestreamed here

Sept. 18  “On White Supremacy and Antiracism in Music Theory”
Fridays w/Faculty: Lissa Reed (Eastman School of Music)
Zoom | Noon
In this talk, Alissandra (Lissa) Reed will survey the ways that the academic field of music theory  implicitly and explicitly supports the violent system of white supremacy  both in the classroom and in broader US American society, and explore several antiracist remedies…read more. This event is part of the School of Music’s Student Success Initiative, funded in part through the Dee Foundation and private donations, and is managed through the School of Music McKay Music Library Committee.

Sept. 21 Wind Ensemble
This year's Wind Ensemble concert was unfortunately canceled. The Wind Ensemble will now be playing during the Student Showcase. Wind Ensemble Director Scott Hagen will be invited back as a guest conductor in Spring 2021 to honor his retirement after 29 years of service at the U.

Sept. 23 Student Showcase
Watch on YouTube | 6 PM
Don’t miss this concert featuring several School of Music large and small ensembles. Including a performance from the Wind Ensemble whose concert was canceled earlier this semester. They’ll be performing Serenades by Richard Strauss and Arthur Bird. FREE and open to the public. More details to come.


Sept. 30 CFA Gala (Livestream)
Watch here | 7 PM 
Join the University of Utah College of Fine Arts for a powerful virtual evening show highlighting the creative works and research of our students and faculty, celebrating the achievements of recent alumni, congratulating our scholarship recipients and thanking our generous scholarship donors. During the event you’ll get to see a special look into the School of Music and its student performers. This event is FREE and everyone is welcome. More details to come.

Last Updated: 3/22/23