Arts Entrepreneurship @ Morgan State University

Arts Entrepreneurship @ Morgan State University

Morgan State University (map)

Jordan will speak to the music department at Morgan State University. Topics will include:

  • Founding a nonprofit arts organization

  • Pursuing advanced study in music

  • Applying music education training to a variety of musical contexts

Convocation @ Texas A&M University-Commerce

Convocation @ Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce (map)

Jordan will speak to a convocation of the music department at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Topics will include:

  • Creating new opportunities

  • Innovation in the arts

  • Nontraditional paths in the music career 

The Tool Belt of the Percussionist-Director

The Tool Belt of the Percussionist-Director

Texas A&M University-Commerce (map)

Jordan will speak to the Percussion Pedagogy class at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Percussionists, like all musicians, find themselves in a variety of positions of musical leaders as band and orchestra directors, conductors, church music directors, and the list goes on….

Composing for Orchestra @ Morgan State University

Composing for Orchestra @ Morgan State University

Morgan State University (map)

Jordan will speak to the Composition Seminar at Morgan State University. The modern symphony orchestra is as supple and sophisticated as ever, but simultaneously it is a treacherously difficult ensemble for which to compose. Jordan will talk about composition from the perspective of the performer and guide students in the “tricks of the trade” in orchestration.

HCO: Classics from Paris

HCO: Classics from Paris

Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center (map)

  • Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Symphony, Op. 11, No. 1, mvt. 1

  • C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in F Major, Wq. 183/3

  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major, mvt. 1
                    Isabel Won, cello

  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 83 in G Minor “The Hen”

FRYO Salutes America

FRYO Salutes America

Weinberg Center for the Arts (map)

  • Florence Price: Ethiopia’s Shadow in America: II. Andante

  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

New Music Reading Session - HSO/MSU

New Music Reading Session - HSO/MSU

Johns Hopkins University (map)

This special event will provide young composers with the important educational opportunity to hear their works played by live musicians, and will offer HSO musicians the opportunity to play and hear brand-new music while providing young composers with this special resource. 

FRYO: Our Regards to Broadway

FRYO: Our Regards to Broadway

Jack B. Kussmaul Theater, Frederick Community College (map)

Jordan conducts the Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra Symphonia in FRYO's year-end salute to the magic of 42nd street.

Repertoire

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda: Selections from Hamilton

  • Bernstein: "Somewhere," from West Side Story

  • Additional Repertoire TBA

Nabucco

Nabucco

Germano's (map)

Opus Concert Theatre presents Nabucco by Giussepe Verdi. This performance will be given in a dinner theater format.

Nabucco

Nabucco

Germano's (map)

Opus Concert Theatre presents Nabucco by Giussepe Verdi. This performance will be given in a dinner theater format.

Jordan Randall Smith is the Music Director of Symphony Number One.