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School of Music Fall 2021 Concerts

Each semester, the Georgia Tech School of Music ensembles deliver a stunningly diverse selection of performances to the campus and Atlanta communities. Our ensemble directors and performing students bring a variety of sounds, skill sets, and styles to create music in both traditional and newly technological ways.

No matter your musical taste, our concert lineup will showcase a blend of talent and sounds for all to experience and enjoy.

Schedule Overview

Learn more about upcoming concerts below and follow the

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Resurrection GT Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, September 21
7:30 PM

Ferst Center
Parents’ Weekend Choral Concert All GT Choirs

Friday, October 1
7:30 PM

TBA
Rock and Pop on the Lawn GT Rock and Pop Ensemble

Saturday, October 2
3:00 PM

West Village
Celebration GT Concert Orchestra & GT Jazz Ensembles

Tuesday, October 5
7:30 PM

Ferst Center
GT Concert Band Concert GT Concert Band

Thursday, October 7
7:30 PM

Ferst Center
Surround Sounds Yellow Jacket Marching Band

Friday, October 29
7:30 PM

Ferst Center
Rock/Pop Friday Night! GT Rock and Pop Ensemble

Friday, November 12
7:00 PM

West Village
Rock/Pop Saturday Night! GT Rock and Pop Ensemble

Saturday, November 13
7:00 PM

West Village
Chamber Choir Fall Concert GT Chamber Choir

Sunday, November 14

TBA
GT Symphony Orchestra Concert GT Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, November 14
3:00 PM

Ferst Center
GT Concert and Symphonic Band GT Concert and Symphonic Band

Tuesday, November 16
7:30 PM

Ferst Center
GT Treble Choir Concert GT Treble Choir

Tuesday, November 16 7:30 PM

West Village
GT Jazz Ensembles in Concert, with Special Guest, Melvin Jones GT Jazz Ensembles

Thursday, November 18
7:30 PM

Ferst Center 
GT Concert Orchestra and New Music Ensemble Concert GT Concert Orchestra and New Music Ensemble

Wednesday, November 17
7:30 PM

Ferst Center
Pitch-A-Piece Concert GT Chamber Choir

Saturday, November 20
7:30 PM

West Village
GT Glee Club Concert GT Glee Club

Monday, November 22
8:00 PM

West Village
A Night with the GT Jazz Combos GT Jazz Combos

Thursday, December 2
7:30 PM

West Village
GT Symphony Orchestra performing on Ferst stage

Resurrection

Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra

 Tuesday, September 21 | 7:30 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

The Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra will perform Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto and Tchaikovasky’s Fifth Symphony. Matthew Reingold, the winner of the 2019-2020 GTSO Concerto Competition, will be the soloist for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

A group picture of the Georgia Tech Chamber Choir in a large auditorium.

Parents' Weekend Choral Concert

Georgia Tech Chamber Choir, Treble Choir, and Glee Club

Friday, October 1 | 6:30 PM | College Football Hall of Fame (TBD)

The Georgia Tech Choirs present their annual Parents’ Weekend Concert. In this performance, each choir will perform their working repertoire as well as Georgia Tech classics like “Up with the White and Gold”, the Alma Mater, and of course, “Ramblin’ Wreck”.

Rock and Pop band members rehearse on stage

Rock and Pop on the Lawn

Rock and Pop Ensemble

Saturday, October 2 | 3:00 PM | West Village Lawn

The Georgia Tech Rock and Pop ensemble will debut this semester’s 6 bands. Each band will play a collection of original music and cover songs with styles ranging from Classic Rock, Indie Pop, and EDM.

Concert orchestra performing on Ferst stage

Celebration

Georgia Tech Concert Orchestra & Jazz Ensembles

Tuesday, October 5 | 7:30 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

The Georgia Tech Concert Orchestra will perform contemporary composer TSANG Lok-yan’s Dorian Dance as well as Schubert’s Eighth Symphony. In addition, the Georgia Tech Jazz Program, under the direction of Dr. Chip Crotts, explores music from the late 1920s through the present day, including works by composers such as Duke Ellington, Bill Holman, Sammy Nestico, Charles Mingus, and Pat Metheny. Emphasis in these groups is focused on ensemble playing and the art of improvisation, an essential element in jazz tradition.

Flute section of concert band

GT Concert Band Concert

GT Concert Band

Thursday, October 7 | 7:30 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

The Concert Band, under the direction of Professor Benjamin Diden, consists of 55-70 players who perform the masterworks of wind literature designed for the rich sonorities of an expanded instrumentation.

Marching Band percussionist plays on stage

Surround Sounds

Yellow Jacket Marching Band

Friday, October 29 | 7:30 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

Returning for this spectacular annual event The Georgia Tech “Yellow Jacket Marching Band” will feature individual sections of the band performing unique selections. Mixed media, artistic lighting and theatrical effects will culminate in a dramatic climax as the entire “Yellow Jacket Band” takes the stage and the house for the grand finale. This concert is usually standing room only and this year’s performance will be one you won’t want to miss.

 

Directions & Wayfinding

Ferst Center for the Arts

Georgia Tech Parking and Transportation Services offers ample, well-lit parking in the Visitors Area 3: Student Center Deck (W02) on Ferst Drive. Rates are posted at the entrance to the lot and may vary depending on the event. Payment is by credit/debit card only. When using most navigation devices for the entrance to the Visitors Area 3: Student Center Deck (W02), please use 349 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332.

 

 
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West Village

Visitor parking closest to West Village is located in WR30: Top Level of West Village Curran Deck | Parkmobile Zone 8634. Please use 532 8th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

 

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