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We welcome the students, staff, and faculty of Liberty University, family and friends of our students, along with the entire central Virginia community to attend our concerts, recitals, and special events. All of the events listed here are open to the public. Most events are free of charge, but special notes are made for events requiring the purchase or reservation of tickets.

Click here to view the Calendar of Student Recitals


2015-2016 Academic School Year

2016-2017 Academic School Year Calendar is in development

Fall 2015

August

  • SOM Convocation
    LaHaye Event Space
    Mon., Aug. 31, 10:30 a.m.
    *All SOM students are encouraged to attend this special convocation service. We look forward to kicking off another academic year together as a School of Music!

September

  • Signature Artist Series I
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Sept. 1, 7 p.m.
     
  • FUSION | An Evening of Student-Led Worship
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Fri., Sept. 18, 6 p.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • CADENCE | A Showcase of Diverse Musical Styles
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 160
    Sat., Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • School of Music Auditions
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts
    Sat., Sept. 19, following CADENCE
     
  • Christian Artist Series I 
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Sept. 22, 7 p.m.
     
  • Jazz Ensemble Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Thu., Sept. 24, 7 p.m.
     
  • Faculty Concert Series I
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Sept. 29, 7 p.m.

October

  • LU Symphony Orchestra Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Thu., Oct. 1, 7 p.m.
    *Tickets required.  Students should reserve tickets through the myLU page. The general public may visit the LU Ticket Office webpage or call the ticket office at (434) 582-SEAT to purchase tickets.
     
  • Christian Artist Series II | Buddy Greene, guitarist
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Oct. 13, 7 p.m.
     
  • LiberTBones Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Mon., Oct. 19, 7 p.m.
     
  • Faculty Concert Series II | Faculty Led Worship
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Oct. 20, 7 p.m.
     
  • SOM Convocation
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 180
    Mon., Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m
    *All SOM students are encouraged to attend this special convocation service.  
     
  • Gospel Music Association Concert | Richard Smallwood and Michael Farren with LU Praise
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Oct. 27, 7 p.m.

November

  • Chamber Brass Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Mon., Nov. 2, 7 p.m.
     
  • LU Symphony Orchestra Concert 
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Nov. 3, 7 p.m.
    *Tickets required. Students should reserve tickets through the myLU page. The general public may visit the LU Ticket Office webpage or call the ticket office at (434) 582-SEAT to purchase tickets.
     
  • Chamber Singers Concert
    701 Thomas Rd. Lynchburg, Old Pate Chapel
    Thu., Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
     
  • FUSION | An Evening of Student-Led Worship
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Fri., Nov. 6, 6 p.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • CADENCE | A Showcase of Diverse Musical Styles
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 160
    Sat., Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • School of Music Auditions
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts
    Sat., Nov. 7, following CADENCE
     
  • Faculty Duo Concert | Dr. Tad Hardin and Dr. Cassandra Hibbard
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Sun., Nov. 8, 1:30 p.m.
     
  • Worldwide Worship Event
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Mon., Nov. 9, 7 p.m.
     
  • Woodwind Ensembles Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Tue., Nov. 10, 7 p.m.
     
  • Chamber Woodwinds Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Wed., Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m.
     
  • Chamber Strings Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Wed., Nov. 11, 8 p.m.
     
  • Horn Choir Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Thu., Nov. 12, 6 p.m.
     
  • Concert Choir & University Chorale Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Thu., Nov. 12, 7 p.m.
     
  • Guitar Ensemble Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Fri., Nov. 13, 7 p.m.
     
  • Wind Symphony & University Band Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Nov. 17, 7 p.m.
     
  • African Drumming Ensemble Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Wed., Nov. 18, 4:15 p.m.
     
  • Chamber Strings Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Wed., Nov. 18, 8:30 p.m.
     
  • Jazz Ensemble Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Mon., Nov. 30, 7 p.m.

December

  • Harp Ensemble Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Small Recital Hall (Rm. 170)
    Fri., Dec. 4, 7 p.m.
     
  • Christmas on the Boulevard
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Dec. 8, 7 p.m.  (please note time change- was previously 7:30 p.m.)
     
  • Concert Choir Concert | Lessons & Carols
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Fri., Dec. 11, 7 p.m.

Spring 2016

January

  • Opera | Figaro's Wedding 
    An adaptation of The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart
    Tower Theater
    Thu., Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m.
    Fri., Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.
    Sat., Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.
    Sun., Jan. 24, 2:30 p.m.
    Mon., Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.
    *Tickets required.  Please visit the LU Ticket Office webpage or call the ticket office at (434) 582-SEAT to purchase tickets.
     
  • Signature Artist Series II | Dr. Woori Kim, Concert Pianist
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Jan. 26, 7 p.m.

February

  • FUSION | An Evening of Student-Led Worship
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Fri., Feb. 12, 6 p.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • CADENCE | A Showcase of Diverse Musical Styles
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 160
    Sat., Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • School of Music Auditions
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts
    Sat., Feb. 13, following CADENCE
     
  • Faculty Concert Series III | An Evening of Guitar and Vocal Music
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., Feb. 16, 8 p.m.
     
  • Wind Symphony Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Thu., Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

March

  • Christian Artist Series III | Adelaide Trombetta and Wendy Marck
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Thu., March 3, 7 p.m.
     
  • Jazz Ensemble Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., March 1, 8 p.m
     
  • LU Symphony Orchestra Concert 
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Sat., March 5, 7 p.m.
    *Tickets required.  Students should reserve tickets through the myLU page. The general public may visit the LU Ticket Office webpage or call the ticket office at (434) 582-SEAT to purchase tickets.
     
  • Faculty Concert Series IV | An Evening of Chamber Music
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Thu., March 10, 7 p.m

April

  • FUSION | An Evening of Student-Led Worship
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Fri., April 1, 6 p.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • CADENCE | A Showcase of Diverse Musical Styles
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 160
    Sat., April 2, 10:30 a.m.
    *This event takes place in conjunction with College for a Weekend 
     
  • School of Music Auditions
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts
    Sat., April 2, following CADENCE
     
  • Chamber Brass Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Tue., April 5, 7 p.m.
     
  • Chamber Singers Concert
    701 Thomas Rd. Lynchburg, Old Pate Chapel
    Thu., April 7, 7 p.m.
     
  • University Band Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Fri., April 8, 7 p.m.
     
  • Keyboard Production Ensemble Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 180
    Fri., April 8, 9 p.m.
     
  • Guitar Ensemble Showcase
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Sat., April 9, 7 p.m.
     
  • Jazz Combo Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 180
    Sun., April 10, 6 p.m.
     
  • Concert Choir & University Chorale Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Mon., April 11, 7 p.m.
     
  • African Drumming Ensemble Performance
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Wed., April 13, 4:30 p.m.
     
  • Horn Choir Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Fri., April 15, 6 p.m.
     
  • 9th Annual Night of Worship
    1 Mountain View Rd., Thomas Road Baptist Church Auditorium
    Sun., April 17, 6 p.m.
     
  • SOM Showcase from Prism Music's Brewer Worship Institute...and friends
    1 Mountain View Rd., Thomas Road Baptist Church Auditorium
    Mon., April 18, 7 p.m.
     
  • Premier of new Bradley Knight Musical with combined choirs and full orchestra
    1 Mountain View Rd., Thomas Road Baptist Church Auditorium
    Tue., April 19, 7 p.m.
     
  • Guitar Ensemble Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Fri., April 22, 7 p.m.
     
  • Chamber Woodwinds Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Sat., April 23, 5 p.m.
     
  • Woodwind Ensemble Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Sat., April 23, 6:30 p.m.
     
  • Chamber Strings Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Mon., April 25, 6:30 p.m.
     
  • Jazz Ensemble Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., April 26, 8 p.m.
     
  • Wind Symphony Concert
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Thu., April 28, 7 p.m.
     
  • Opera Workshop
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 160
    Sat., April 30, 3 p.m.
     
  • Chamber Strings Concert
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Sat., April 30, 5 p.m.

May

  • Opera Workshop
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 160
    Sun., May 1, 3 p.m.
  • Piano Showcase
    Center for Music and the Worship Arts, Rm. 170
    Sun., May 1, 7 p.m.
     
  • LU Symphony Orchestra Concert 
    Elmer L. Towns Religion Hall, Towns-Alumni Lecture Hall
    Tue., May 3, 8 p.m.
    *Tickets required. Students should reserve tickets through the myLU page. The general public may visit the LU Ticket Office webpage or call the ticket office at (434) 582-SEAT to purchase tickets.

For More information, view the School of Music's Student/Faculty Calendar

Click here to view the Calendar of Student Recitals

*Towns-Alumni Auditorium is located in Liberty University's Religion Hall
*Old Pate Chapel is located at 701 Thomas Road, Lynchburg