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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

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Resurrection GT Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, September 21
7:30 PM

Ferst Center View Program
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
4:00 PM

West Village  
Celebration GT Concert Orchestra & GT Jazz Ensembles

Tuesday, October 5
7:30 PM

Ferst Center View Program
Concert and Symphonic Band Fall Concert GT Concert and Symphonic Bands

Thursday, October 7
7:30 PM

Ferst Center View Program
Surround Sounds Yellow Jacket Marching Band

Friday, October 29
7:30 PM

Ferst Center  
Days of Beauty GT Treble Choir

Thursday, November 11 7:00 PM

West Village View Program
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 3:00 PM

St. Luke's Episcopal Church View Program
Strum und Drang GT Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, November 14
3:00 PM

Ferst Center View Program
Commemoration GT Concert and Symphonic Band

Tuesday, November 16
7:30 PM

Ferst Center View Program
Exploration GT Concert Orchestra

Wednesday, November 17
7:30 PM

Ferst Center View Program
GT Jazz Ensembles in Concert, with Special Guest, Melvin Jones GT Jazz Ensembles

Thursday, November 18
7:30 PM

Ferst Center  View Program
Pitch-A-Piece Concert GT Chamber Choir

Saturday, November 20
7:30 PM

West Village View Program
GT Glee Club Concert GT Glee Club

Monday, November 29
8:00 PM

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

Thursday, December 2
7:30 PM

West Village View Program
FOREST GT Robotic Musicianship

Saturday, December 11 7:30 PM

Caddell Flex Space

 
Jazz combos performing

A Night with the GT Jazz Combos

GT Jazz Combos

Thursday, December 2nd  | 7:30 PM | West Village

A Night With the Georgia Tech Jazz Combos

Trumpetist performing with multiple robot musicians

FOREST

GT Robotic Musicianship

Saturday, December 11th  | 7:30 PM | Caddell Building

This concert is an end-of-semester presentation featuring work by undergraduate and graduate Robotic Musicianship students.

Students will show music and choreographies they have created for the robotic FOREST installation at the Caddell Building Flex Space.

Weather permitting, the concert will be viewed from outside the building through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows. In the event of inclement weather a small group of masked audience members may enter the Flex Space to experience the concern inside the building.

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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Past Concerts

Glee club takes a photo near some trees

GT Glee Club Concert

Georgia Tech Glee Club

Monday, November 29 | 8:00 PM | West Village

Featuring a “healthily irreverent” blend of music, drama, and vocal/visual performance antics, the Georgia Tech Glee Club sings entirely original arrangements of unaccompanied music, utilizing vocal percussion, movement, and technology. Join them for their fall concert!

Admission is free and open to the public, but advance ticket registration is required.

Watch the livestream!

Chamber choir stands for photo in a large auditorium

Pitch-A-Piece

Georgia Tech Chamber Choir

Saturday, November 20 | 7:30 PM | West Village

The Georgia Tech Chamber Choir will return for its semesterly student led concert. Join for a night of original arrangements, beautiful music, and fun!

Admission is free and open to the public, but advance ticket registration is required.

Watch the livestream!

Jazz combo performs near window

GT Jazz Ensembles in Concert - Special Guest: Melvin Jones

Georgia Tech Jazz Ensembles

Thursday, November 18 | 7:30 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

Featuring Grammy award winning trumpeter and composer, Melvin Jones, the Georgia Tech Jazz Ensembles present their final fall concert. 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.

Watch the livestream!

Concert orchestra performing on Ferst stage

Exploration

Georgia Tech Concert Orchestra

Wednesday, November 17 | 7:30 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

The Georgia Tech Concert Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 and Archipelago by Alex Shapiro.

Watch the livestream!

Flute section of concert band

Concert and Symphonic Band Concert

GT Concert and Symphonic Bands

Tuesday, November 16 | 7:30 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

Georgia Tech Concert and Symphonic Band present their fall concert. 

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. 

The Symphonic Band is a dynamic, vibrant force for the advancement of our musical art here in the city of Atlanta.The Georgia Tech Symphonic Band is comprised of 50-60 exceptional student musicians.

Watch the livestream!

GT Symphony Orchestra performing on Ferst stage

Strum und Drang

Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra

 Sunday, November 14 | 3:00 PM | Ferst Center for the Arts

The Georgia Tech Symphony Orchestra presents Brahms’s third symphony and the Georgia premiere of Emily Cooley’s “Altogether Thunder”. In addition, the brass section performs a fanfare intended as the opener for Paul Dukas’s ballet “La Peri”, and the strings play “Strum”, a contemporary piece by Jessie Montgomery employing various rhythms and textures.

Watch the livestream!

Chamber choir stands for a photo in a large auditorium

Chamber Choir Fall Concert

Georgia Tech Chamber Choir

Sunday, November 14 | St. Luke's Episcopal Church

The Georgia Tech Chamber Choir will present it’s fall choral concert on Sunday, November 14 at 3.00 PM at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Atlanta. Titled, A Diamond Choral Snapshot – 1946-2021, the concert will feature both sacred and secular works composed during that era. Compositions include Lamentations of Jeremiah Op. 44 by Alberto Ginastera, Poulenc Gloria, two works by conductor Jerry Ulrich, and Sleep by Ēriks Ešenvalds. The choir will be accompanied by student musicians, as well as organist Dr. Hannah Byun.

Rock and Pop band members rehearse on stage

Rock and Pop Saturday Night!

Rock and Pop Ensemble

Saturday, November 13 | 7:30 PM | West Village Lawn

Three bands from the Georgia Tech Rock and Pop ensemble will return for their second concert. The three bands will perform diverse sets of original music and cover songs, including rock, pop, and EMD music!

Admission is free and open to the public, but advanced ticket registration is required.

Rock and Pop band members rehearse on stage

Rock and Pop Friday Night!

Rock and Pop Ensemble

Friday, November 12 | 7:30 PM | West Village Lawn

Three bands from the Georgia Tech Rock and Pop ensemble will return for their second concert. The three bands will perform diverse sets of original music and cover songs, including rock, pop, and EMD music!

Admission is free and open to the public, but advanced ticket registration is required.

Treble choir rehearses under the direction of BE Boykin

Days of Beauty

Georgia Tech Treble Choir

Thursday, November 11 | 7:00 PM | West Village Room 175

The Georgia Tech Treble Choir consists of singers of all backgrounds and experience levels that join together to perform engaging repertoire for treble voices. Join them for their first concert of Fall 2021. This fall concert features a variety of repertoire. Join Treble Choir in this versatile Fall Concert!

Admission is free and open to the public, but advanced ticket registration is required.

Watch the livestream!

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.

 

Flute section of concert band

Concert and Symphonic Band Fall Concert

GT Concert and Symphonic Bands

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

The GT Concert Band and Symphonic Band are thrilled to return to the Ferst Center stage with a concert program of classic and contemporary band literature, featuring the music of Charles Ives, Tyler Grant, Gustav Holst, Percy Grainger, Kimberly Archer, and others.

View Program

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.

View Program

Rock and Pop band members rehearse on stage

Rock and Pop on the Lawn

Rock and Pop Ensemble

Saturday, October 2 | 4:00 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.

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”.

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.

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