Friday, April 1

All Day Advance Registration for Summer/Fall
7:30 PM GRADUATE RECITAL: Curtis Baum, piano

Saturday, April 2

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Science Saturday: Episode 10: Science behind Law Enforcement and Fire Fighting
11:00 AM SENIOR RECITAL: Kassandra Jolly, oboe and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano

Sunday, April 3

All Day Last day to make a total university withdrawal
All Day Last day for 30% refund/credit for total university withdrawal
All Day Last day to drop regular 16-week course
3:00 PM 2022 WESTERN HORN FESTIVAL FINAL CONCERT ftg. special guest Katie Johnson-Webb, horn, Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano, Jena Garnder, horn & the Horn Festival Choir conducted by WIU Professor Emeritus Randall Faust

Monday, April 4

All Day Open registration begins
All Day Grade screens open for instructors to enter Final Grades for Spring 2022
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM President Huang's Alumni & Friends Inaugural Tour-Chicago

Thursday, April 7

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM President Huang's Alumni & Friends Inaugural Tour-Peoria, IL

Saturday, April 9

11:00 AM JUNIOR RECITAL: Emma Bachman, soprano and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano
1:00 PM JUNIOR RECITAL: Madalyn Pridemore, violin and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano
3:00 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Maria Fernanda Rodriquez-Hurtado, cello and Tomas Esitgarribia, cello w/Kenny Lee, cello; Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano and Curtis Baum, piano

Sunday, April 10

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM VIRTUAL BASSOON DAY 2022 with special guest Marc Vallon
7:30 PM GUEST/FACULTY RECITAL: Duo 2.5 ftg. Wai Ki Wun, clarinet and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano

Tuesday, April 12

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Reception - Juried Student Exhibition

Wednesday, April 13

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Tucson Alumni & Friends Social
7:30 PM *FACULTY CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL: The Camerata Woodwind Quintet *live-streamed only - no in-person audience

Thursday, April 14

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Phoenix Alumni & Friends Social
7:30 PM GUEST RECITAL ftg. Ashlee Mack, piano and Tony Oliver, vibraphone - performing compositions by James Romig, WIU Professor of Theory and Composition.

Friday, April 15

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM RPTA Professional Development Conference
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 2022 Morrow Lecture: "Finding Your Inner Fish"
7:30 PM ORCHESTRA CONCERT "Crossing Continents" - Dr. Kenny Lee, conductor ftg. the 2021 Composition Competition's winning composition by student Robin Butler

Saturday, April 16

3:00 PM WIU ORGAN STUDIO RECITAL - students of Linda Andrews - First Presbyterian Church, Macomb
5:00 PM STUDENT RECITAL: Ella Burton, piano and Hannah Murray, euphonium with John Paul Mendoza, piano
7:30 PM SAXOPHONE STUDIO RECITAL - students of Charlie Chadwell

Monday, April 18

7:30 PM GRADUATE RECITAL: Justin Kennedy, trumpet and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano

Tuesday, April 19

7:30 PM WIU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE SPRING CONCERT - Dr. Rick Kurasz and Dr. Kevin Nichols, directors

Wednesday, April 20

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Movie Screening: "The Cannabis Question"
7:30 PM JAZZ STUDIO ORCHESTRA (JSO) CONCERT - Dr. John Cooper, director and guests

Thursday, April 21

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Reception - Charley Pleshko "Finding Memories"
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Screening of 'Monumental Crossroads' documentary
7:30 PM WIU CONCERT BAND CONCERT "Stage and Screen" - Dr. Matt Thomas, conductor with guests Prof. Charlie Chadwell, saxophone; Clarissa Consoli, soprano and Matt Sulla, bass

Friday, April 22

7:30 PM WIU STEEL BAND SPRING CONCERT - Dr. Rick Kurasz, director

Saturday, April 23

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SENIOR CENTENNIAL HONORS COLLEGE PROJECT RECITAL: Jessica Schaumberg, flute with Po-Chuan Chiang, piano and Danielle Olszewski, flute
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM GRADUATE RECITAL: Nathan Roth, trumpet w/Po-Chuan Chiang, piano and student brass quintet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM SENIOR RECITAL: Mariah Walker, soprano with Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM SENIOR CENTENNIAL HONORS COLLEGE PROJECT RECITAL: Lauren Antoniolli, horn and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano
7:30 PM GRADUATE RECITAL: Catherine Sulla, soprano and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano

Sunday, April 24

11:00 AM SENIOR JAZZ STUDIES RECITAL: Yoseph Henry, vocals with combo
3:00 PM GRADUATE CHORAL CONDUCTING RECITAL "From Earth to Heaven" - Western Illinois University Singers and Chamber Singers - Sierra Jesanis, conductor and Po-Chuan Chiang, piano & CHORAL CONDUCTING INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
7:30 PM SENIOR RECITAL: Renee Fortino, violin and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano

Monday, April 25

6:00 PM WIU CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLE - Dr. George Turner, director
8:00 PM WIU VIOLA STUDIO RECITAL - students of Dr. Istvan Szabo

Tuesday, April 26

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Reception: Keosha Westphal "Who is She? Am I Real?"
7:30 PM WIU HORN STUDIO RECITAL - students of Dr. Jena Gardner

Wednesday, April 27

5:00 PM WIU TROMBONE AND EUPHONIUM STUDIO RECITAL - students of Prof. John Mindeman
7:30 PM THE PRESIDENT'S INTERNATIONAL STRING QUARTET - Dr. Istvan Szabo, mentor with guest Tomas Estigarribia, cello

Thursday, April 28

7:30 PM WIU JAZZ BAND CONCERT - Dr. Whitney Ashe, director

Friday, April 29

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM STUDENT BRASS QUINTET RECITAL - The Leatherneck Brass Quintet - John Mindeman, coach

Saturday, April 30

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 56th WIND ENSEMBLE PRESIDENT'S CONCERT - Dr. Mike Fansler, conductor w/guests
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM FACULTY RECITAL: Bethany Worrell, soprano and Jeffrey Brown, piano with Kenny Lee, cello
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM FACULTY RECITAL: Julieta Mihai, violin and Joanne Chew-Ann Chang, piano

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