2018 Performances

Recital with Richard Sherman, flute Grand Rapids Art Museum Nov 25, 2018   Cincinnati Song Initiative Recital with LaToya Lain, soprano Nov 11, 2018   Recital with Angelique Clay, soprano University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Oct 26, 2018   Absolute Chamber Music Series Patterson Piano Duo Urban Beat Center, Lansing, MI Oct 11, 2018   Black Chorus […]

Black Sacred Music Symposium

March 9 – 12, 2017 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Campus Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor https://oiir.illinois.edu/bnaacc/black-chorus/symposium-2017

Performance with Christiaan Smith, 1

March 3, 2017 The Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts 51 Sheboygan St. Fon du Lac, WI  54935 https://www.facebook.com/events/1630954147212476/

Performance with Christiaan Smith, 2

March 4, 2017 James W. Perry Hall UW Fox Valley Campus 1478 Midway Road Menasha, WI  54952 Concert with Christiaan Smith to benefit Museum  

Solo Recital

Bach, Beethoven, Bach-Busoni, and world premiere of a work by Jose Maurtua

Kentucky NATS Recital and Masterclass

Soprano LaToya Lain and pianist Casey Robards present a recital and masterclass sponsored by Kentucky NATS.
Murray State University Fine Arts Building
Nov 4 and 5, 2016

Come Down Angels: Vocal Recital and CD

Tenor, Henry Pleas and pianist, Casey Robards, present a recital of works by female composers
Sat., Sept 24, 4pm
Second Presbyterian Church of Chicago
1936 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

CDs of the “Come Down Angels” performance are available online at http://www.unveiledvoices.org/comedownangels

CMU Faculty Recitals, Fall 2016

Fall Recitals with Faculty Artists on the campus of Central Michigan University

Dark Sky Coast Association Concert

July 30, 2016

Dark Sky Coast Association and the Headlands International Dark Sky Park welcome Mary Stewart Adams and the Patterson Piano Duo

CMU Faculty Recital

April 12, 2016,
Staples Hall, 7:30pm

Casey Robards Faculty Recital of Chamber Music

with CMU Faculty and Guest Artists:
LaToya Lain, soprano; Donna Shin, flute; Kennen White, clarinet; Dave Holland, viola; Carrie Pierce, cello

Works by Libby Larsen, Murray Gross, George Crumb

Musicambia Prison Outreach

Nathan Schram, founder of Musicambia and Elliot Cole, composer, Casey Robards, pianist and Cherry Duke, mezzo-soprano visit Allendale Correctional Institution for a weekend of music making and fellowship. Sunday, March 6, 2016 Allendale, SC

Oberlin College Black Musician’s Guild Recital

Guest Artist Recital

February 11, 2016
Oberlin Conservatory

CMU “String Day” Recital

“String Day” Recital

Hai Xin Wu, violin

January 31, 2016
Staples Recital Hall

Mozart Sonata K. 304
Schubert Trout Quintet
Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Shostakovich Duos for Two Violins
Ysaye Solo Sonata

Faculty Recital with Meghan Dewald

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 7:30pm

Faculty Recital
Central Michigan University
Staples Family Recital Hall

with Dr. Meghan Dewald, soprano

Recital with Ollie Watts Davis

November 13, 2015, 8pm

Alton C. Bynum Recital Series
Gordon College

with Ollie Watts Davis, soprano

CMS Composers’ Concert

Friday, November 6, 2015, 10:30am

CMS Composers’ Concert
College Music Society National Conference

soloist for “Just a Moment” by Murray Gross
with LaToya Lain, soprano performing songs by Jay Batzner

Come Sunday: Songs of Faith and Joy

October 23, 2015, 7pm
Western Hills United Methodist Church
El Paso, TX

October 25, 2015, 2pm
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
Las Cruces, NM

Benefit concert for Musicambia
With Cherry Duke, mezzo-sopano and Erin Nyren, flute

Recital with Oliver Henderson

Sunday, November 1, 2015, 2pm
Richland Concert Association
Richland, WI
with Oliver Henderson, tenor

Soloist with Alma Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, October 11, 2015, 4pm

Soloist with Alma Symphony Orchestra
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18
Conductor, Murray Gross

Oscar Remick Heritage Center
Alma, MI

Faculty Recital with Fangye Sun

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 7:30pm

Faculty Recital
Central Michigan University
Staples Family Recital Hall

Dr. Fangye Sun, violin
Prokofiev, Sheng, Tressel

Faculty Composition Recital, CMU

Sunday, October 4, 2015, 2pm

Faculty Composition Recital
Central Michigan University
Staples Family Recital Hall

Works of Scott Harding
with Kennan White, clarinet

Michigan State University Recital

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 7:30pm

World Premiere of “Trio Rustico” by Daniel Tressel
with Fangye Sun, violin and Jonathon Holden, clarinet

Michigan State University College of Music
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States

Recital with Andrew Pelletier, horn

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 7:30pm

Guest Artist Recital

Central Michigan University
Staples Family Recital Hall

with Andrew Pelletier, horn
Music of Hindemith, Cooke, F. Strauss

Recital with Nathaniel Hackmann, baritone

Guest Artist Recital Central Michigan University Staples Family Recital Hall Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 7:30pm Nathaniel Hackmann, Baritone Music includes opera arias, musical theater, popular songs

Recital with Terry Leahy, trombone

Faculty Recital Central Michigan University Staples Family Recital Hall Thursday, September 17, 2015, 7:30pm Terry Leahy, trombone faculty, Northwestern University Music of Ewazen, Gillingham, Gliere

Music at the Philipps – Recital with Abigail Mitchell, soprano

Jan 4, 2015 at 4pm Debussy, Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Strauss The Phillips Collection 1600 21st St, NW Washington D.C. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

Chamber Music with Donna Shin, flute

November 15, 2014 at 7pm Korean Music Association Benaroya Recital Hall Seattle, WA Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

Recital with Dr. Carrie Pierce, cello

Nov 9, 2014 at 5pm Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev Sonatas; Ginastera Pampeanas No. 2 Performing Arts Center Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, Texas http://cla.tamucc.edu/music/pages/faculty/PierceCarrie.html

Recital with Ollie Watts Davis

“The Concert that Shook the Establishment” April 26, 2014 7:30pm Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum 212 N. Sixth StSpringfield, IL 62701 217-782-5764 In 1939, renowned singer Marian Anderson was barred for performing before an integrated audience. She then chose to perform in the open air at the Lincoln Memorial before thousands. The concert was aired coast-to-coast over the radio. University […]

Faculty Recital – CMU

Voice faculty of Central Michigan University join with Casey Robards, pianist. Featuring Eric Tucker, Antoinette Tucker, LaToya Lain, Tracy Watson and Oliver Henderson April 15, 2014, 8pm Central Michigan University Staples Family Concert Hall


Collage Concert featuring musicians from CMU’s School of Music Saturday, April 5th, 2014 Grand Rapids Christian High School Grand Rapids, Michigan Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Arts and Worship Schedule: 6:00 p.m. Strolling Reception & Cash Bar, Arts Center Lobby 8:00 p.m. Student Collage Concert – Performing Arts Center 9:30 p.m. Desserts and coffee […]