Michael T. Geib

Faculty Artist Concert Series

Michael T. Geib Album Release Party

7:30 p.m., April 11, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

Special thanks to Margaret Brisch for sponsoring tonight’s concert.

Director’s Note

Celebrate the release of Michael T. Geib’s albums on Onyx Lane Records! The evening will feature pieces from both albums, as well as new original music composed by the artist. The . . .  read more

FACS: Sandra Thompson

Faculty Artist Concert Series

The Music in My Life: The Last Chapter
Sandra Thompson

7:30 p.m., March 26, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

Sandra Thompson, vocalist
Eric Grigg, piano

Dedicated to my family, my students old and new, and my colleagues here at UCO.
Special thanks to the CFAD dean’s office for sponsoring tonight’s concert.


Comedy Tonight
S. Sondheim

What a Wonderful World
Weiss & Thiele

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FACS: The Return of the Non-genues

Faculty Artist Concert Series

Faculty Artist Concert Series
7:30PM Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

The Return of the Non-Genues!

Barbara DeMaio, soprano-belter
Molly Johnson, soprano
Samuel Magrill, piano



Stepsisters’ Lament from Cinderella
Rodgers & Hammerstein

Miss Todd’s Parlor from The Old Maid and the Thief
Gian Carlo Menotti
Simple Little Things from 110 in the Shade
Jones & Schmidt

Maria/Climb . . .  read more

Emily Butterfield: Musical Tributes

Faculty Artist Concert Series

Musical Tributes
5PM Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023
Radke Fine Arts Theatre

Emily J. Butterfield, flute and alto flute

Collaborating Musicians:
Samuel Magrill, piano
Hwaju Lee, piano


J. Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954)
Arr. By Evelyn Simpson-Currenton (b. 1953)
Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing

Samuel Magrill, piano

Charles DeLaney (1925-2006)
Hymn of Pan (solo flute)

Paul Taffanel (1844-1908)
William I B. Bennett, . . .  read more

FACS: Sounds of Antiquity

Faculty Artist Concert Series

The Brisch Center for Historical Performance presents:

Sounds of Antiquity
4:15PM January 29, 2023
Radke Fine Arts Theatre


Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739-1799)
Concerto No. 2 for Violone and Orchestra in Eb Major, Kr. 172
1. Allegro moderato
2. Adagio
3. Allegro 

Felice Gardini (1716-1796)
Duet for Violin and Viola in Bb Major 
1. Allegro
2. Adagio 
3. Allegro 

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FACS: Eclipse Chamber Ensemble

Faculty Artist Concert Series

Faculty Artist Concert Series
7:30PM Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023
UCO Jazz Lab

Beyond Borders

Eclipse Chamber Ensemble
Natalie Syring, flute
Gerald Warlick, oboe
Jenny Rucker, clarinet
Miho Fisher, piano


Trio pour Flûte, Hautbois, et Clarinette avec accompagnement de Piano (1892)
Louis-Adolphe Mayeur (1837-1894)

Morning Dew (2022)
(World premiere–commissioned by Eclipse)
Dillan Francis (b. 1990)

Suite dans le style ancient, Op. 127 . . .  read more

A Musical Journey—Kevin Eckard

Faculty Artist Concert Series
7:30PM Tuesday, Nov. 08, 2022
UCO Jazz Lab

A Musical Journey

Kevin Eckard, bass-baritone
Eric Grigg, piano


Ella Giammai M’amo! from Don Carlos
Giusseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

L’Horizon Chimérique
Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)

  1. La mer est infinite
  2. Je me suis embarqué
  3. Diane, Séléné
  4. Vaisseaux, nous vous aurons aimés

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Wade in de Water
Were You There?
H.T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

Der Atlas
Die Stadt

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Madamina! Il . . .  read more

Piano Potpourri: La Belle Époque

Faculty Artist Concert Series
Piano Potpourri: La Belle Époque
7:30PM Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022
UCO Jazz Lab


Carmen Overture
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
arr. by Arnoldo Sartorio (1853-1936)

Linda Owen, Natalie Syring, Carrie Edwards

Mini lecture on La Belle Époque, part 1  — Danielle Herrington

Deux Morceaux pour Violin et Piano
Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)

Theodora Morris, violin
Carrie Edwards, piano

Introduction et rondo, . . .  read more

Blue Blocks: A Tribute To Blue Note Records

Eric Grigg
7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022
UCO Jazz Lab


Brian Gorrell – saxophone

Zac Lee – trombone

Clint Rohr – trumpet

Eric Grigg – piano

Michael Geib – bass

David Bowen – drums


Blues March
Benny Golson

Herbie Nichols

West 22nd Street Theme
Bobby Hutcherson

Infant Eyes
Wayne Shorter

Fleurette Africaine
Duke Ellington

Buster Rides Again
Bud Powell

Sister Sadie
Horace Silver

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FACS | “High, Low and Jazz!” New Music for Horn

Faculty Artist Concert Series

Faculty Artist Concert Series (FACS)
High, Low and Jazz: New Music for Horn
Sept. 6, 2022
UCO Jazz Lab

Peggy Moran, horn
Hwaju Lee, piano

Michael Geib, bass
David Bowen, drums
Dennis Borycki, piano

Corna Cattiva:
Kate Pritchett
Mirella Gable
Angela Winter
Peggy Moran


Stacy Garrop (b. 1969)

Peggy Moran, horn

Amparo Edo Biol (b. 1988)

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