MSU Chorale, Jazz and Partch

MSU Chorale and Singers present: Voices Mystic & Divine

April 28 & 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Kasser Theater—ticket information: 973-655-5112 (

MSU Chorale and MSU Singers with Heather J. Buchanan, conductor; Nancianne Parrella, organ; Kari Brown, mezzo soprano; Jean-Ronald LaFond, baritone with the Duruflé Chamber Orchestra perform two unforgettable works by twentieth century composers Ralph Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical Songs and Maurice Duruflé's Requiem, Op. 9.

MSU Jazz Ensembles with Trumpet Artist Terell Stafford

Jazz trumpet artist Terell Stafford will perform with the MSU Jazz Band, directed by Jeffrey Kunkel, on April 30 at 3 p.m. in the Alexander Kasser Theater. This concert will also include a performance by the MSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Kay Niewood. Ticket information: 973-655-5112 (

Terell Stafford has been hailed as "one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player" by piano legend McCoy Tyner. A gifted and versatile player with a voice all his own, Stafford combines lyricism and a deep love of melody with a spirited, adventurous edge.

MSU Harry Partch Ensemble Presents Open Studio/Concert

The MSU Harry Partch Ensemble, under the direction of Dean Drummond, will present an Open Studio/Concert at the Harry Partch Institute, Kasser Theater 104, on April 30 at 5 p.m. Works by Harry Partch, Dean Drummond and Thelonius Monk. This is free and open to the general public. For further information, contact Dean Drummond (