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Season Events

Please click HERE for a downloadable version of our official season brochure.

2015 - 2016 SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS ON SALE NOW

February 25, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

GPAC subscribers get big discounts and first choice of great seats before the general public can purchase single tickets. And for the first time ever, season subscriptions and series subscriptions are available for purchase ONLINE!
 
Subscribe now and save! Full season subscriptions are 30% off and series subscriptions are 20% off.  Flex (choose a minimum of 4 shows) subscriptions are also 20% off, though they are available for purchase via the GPAC Box Office only at this time.  

GPAC has been experiencing many sell out performances so buy your subscriptions early!  Single tickets go on sale to the general public on March 24.  

For personal assistance, inquiries and questions please contact the GPAC Box Office at (901) 751-7500

Kodo One Earth Tour: Mystery

February 26, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Kodo, the taiko drumming pioneers from Japan, have powerful mastery over their instruments. It’s a power that can be tender or explosive, delicate or thunderous. Though steeped in tradition, Kodo turns traditional Japanese music into a stunning spectacle and a vibrant expression of artistic excellence. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

  

The Great Flood  - Film by Bill Morrison, Music by Bill Frisell  (at Rhodes College)

The Great Flood - Film by Bill Morrison, Music by Bill Frisell (at Rhodes College)

February 26, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

The Germantown Performing Arts Center and The Mike Curb Institute for Music are pleased to present The Great Flood - Film by Bill Morrison with Music by Bill Frisell featuring Ron Miles, Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen.

The Great Flood reflects on the Mississippi River Flood of 1927 and the ensuing transformation of American society, culture and music.


Location: Rhodes College Campus
Tickets: $25/$12 students
For tickets go here: http://rhodes.edu/greatflood

 

 

Jazz in the Box presents Shelly Berg

February 27, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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In 2000, the Los Angeles Times named Shelly Berg one of three “Educators for the Millennium.” He is widely acclaimed for his energetic and innovative approaches to performance, composition, and pedagogy. He has performed and recorded with top music industry professionals and has orchestrated music for television, motion pictures and major orchestras. Currently, Berg is Dean and professor at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. Recent recording and arranging projects include Arturo Sandoval’s Latin Grammy winning A Time for Love.  

Arturo Sandoval

February 28, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Every performance by Cuban-born Sandoval is a stunning display of his musical range and instrumental eclecticism. Whether he is playing Dizzy Gillespie-influenced trumpet, rhapsodic piano, dynamic drumming or singing, Sandoval does it all with complete musical mastery. Subscribe and save up to 20%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

JazzReach featuring Metta Quintet and Stax Music Academy

March 06, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

This can't-miss concert is the culmination of a three-day residency of select students from Stax Academy & White Station High School and the highly creative and critically acclaimed Metta Quintet. 

BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE!*

Mention JazzReach BOGO to the Box Office to redeem (901) 751-7500.

*Does not apply to previous purchases. 

ArtSavvy- International Series: Tango 101

ArtSavvy- International Series: Tango 101

March 10, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for an evening of wine, music and dance as we discover one of Argentina's greatest exports. Guests can choose to enjoy a themed wine tasting by Athens Distributors for a fee of $10 followed by a short discussion on the history of Argentine Tango.  Dancers from Memphis Argentine Tango Society will be on hand to demonstrate this beautiful and expressive dance. This event is free with reservations required. Light refreshments will be served.

Please call (901) 751-7500 to make your reservation.   

 

Tango Buenos Aires

March 19, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Irresistibly seductive, Tango Buenos Aires has become one of Argentina’s great cultural exports, known throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East as the most authentic and uncompromising representative of the Tango. Subscribe and save up to 20%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

PB&J presents: Bluegrass Jam

March 21, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

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Get to the roots of American music with this rockin’ PBJ session as we explore bluegrass, country and even some gospel tunes with some of Memphis finest musicians.  Kids will have an opportunity to strum a banjo, pluck an upright bass or even dance a jig to a fiddle.  

IRIS Orchestra presents Inon Barnatan, piano, The Torch Passes

March 28, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

The Torch Passes (March 28, 2015) traces Beethoven's symphonic legacy through Brahms and Mendelssohn. Although dubbed a genius by Schumann at 20, Brahms nevertheless felt the symphonic bar set by Beethoven was impossibly high. So the young composer's symphonic impulse took other forms, including the extraordinary Piano Concerto No. 1, which marks the IRIS debut of Inon Barnatan, a young pianist whose brilliant and rapidly ascending career has taken him to the great orchestras and venues around the world, and seen him named the first ever Artist-in-Association with the New York Philharmonic...

PB&J presents: Artistik Approach

April 11, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

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Artistik Approach is a musical fusion of old and new inspired by artists such as Billie Holiday, Sam Cooke, Jill Scott and The Roots.  From hip-hop to doo-wop to beatboxing, join us as we express our creativity through the medium of music. 

Master Guitar Series: Jody Fisher

April 11, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

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Described as a “veritable wizard on his instrument,” Jody Fisher displays enviable technique on the guitar. He has played virtually every style of music professionally, and today, he is primarily known as a jazz artist living in the Southern California area and working all over the United States, Canada, England and Germany.  Fisher is also a music educator and a writer of instructional books about jazz guitar.  His newest CD, Impromptu, has received critical acclaim.

Memphis Wind Symphony with special guest Wendy Moten

April 19, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

In 1975, a group of musicians got together to form a musical ensemble. Initially called the Germantown Summer Band, through the years the group evolved as the River City Concert Band and now as the Memphis Wind Symphony (MWS). The group is known for its musical excellence in the Memphis area, and has performed internationally. The MWS consists of some of Memphis’ finest musicians, educators, physicians and professionals and is committed to delivering extraordinary performances for all audiences.

Special Guest: Wendy Moten

Barry Trobaugh, Music Director
Dr. Albert Nguyen, Associate Director
Dr. Sidney McKay, Director Emeritus

Sleeping Beauty - Russian National Ballet

April 23, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Russian National Ballet (Sleeping Beauty) The first successful ballet composed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, this fairy tale piece choreographed by Marius Petipa features monsters, romance, spells and one magical kiss. Subscribe and save up to 30%! Call the box office at 901-751-7500.

Robert Earl Keen

April 24, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

Robert Earl Keen has built a reputation as one of the nation's finest musical storytellers. A true "songwriter's songwriter," Keen brings compelling and timeless Americana to GPAC. His toe-tapping rhythms, biting sarcasm, and vivid musical portraits combine to create an evening of music not to be missed.

 

 

GPAC Youth Symphony Orchestra Festival

April 25, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Schedule:

Little Mozarts/Young Mendelssohns - 4pm
 
University of Memphis Chamber Orchestra - 6pm
 
GPAC Youth Symphony Orchestra 7:30pm

 

Annual GPAC Gala : Give My Regards to Broadway

Annual GPAC Gala : Give My Regards to Broadway

May 16, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

Celebrate 20 years of unrivaled performances at GPAC’s Annual Gala! Neil Berg presents brilliantly revived arrangements of Broadway classics as well as thrilling songs from Broadway’s newest hits. Fabulous live music plus gourmet dining and live and silent auctions are hallmarks of GPAC’s annual gala.

This year we're offering two choices:
Enjoy the full Gala, including champagne, wine and hors d'oeuvres, live & silent auctions, a gourmet seated dinner on the GPAC stage in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall, PLUS Neil Berg's Broadway Review! Tickets are $200.00 each with a portion being tax-deductible.
OR
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a complimentary drink, the auction, plus Neil Berg's Broadway Review. Tickets are $75.00.
For more information regarding sponsorships or auction donations, contact Deni Hirsh, Director of Development: 901-751-7505 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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