ARLINGTON - The concert and university bands will present their first concert of the spring semester to open the curtain on a musical March at The University of Texas at Arlington. The free concert is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive. Featured on the program are works by Ron Nelson, Percy Grainger, Robert Russell Bennett, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Frank Ticheli. Call Beth Robinson at (817) 272-2533 for more information.
Other March events, all free and at Irons Recital Hall unless otherwise noted. are:
* Morrill Guest Composition Recital, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, featuring music by guest composer Dexter Morrill and works by Bruce Pennycook and George Chave. The music will be performed by distinguished UT Arlington faculty and guest performers. Call the music department at (817) 272-3471 for more information.
* Ivanov/Grossman Guest Recital, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, a violin and piano recital with guest artists Ivanov and Grossman. Call (817) 272-3471 for more information.
* Walvoord Guest Violin Recital, 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, a violin recital featuring guest artist Jennifer Walvoord. Call (817) 272-3471 for more information.
* Downtown Arlington Music Mondays, 12:15 p.m. Monday, March 10, at the First Baptist Church Sanctuary, 300 S. Center Street. The concert is free and lunch is available after the concert for $5. No reservations are needed. Call Dr. Martha Walvoord at (817) 272-2439 for more information.
* Jazz Faculty Recital, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 10, featuring performances by members of the UTA Jazz faculty. Call (817) 272-3471 for more information.
* Music Honors Recital, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, featuring performances by music faculty members and outstanding students in solo and chamber music settings. Call (817) 272-3471 for more information.
* Clavier Series Piano Recital, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, a recital with students from the piano studio of music professor Dr. John Solomons. Call (817) 272-3471 for more information.
* UTA Wind Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, the UT Arlington Wind Ensemble directed by Dr. Douglas Stotter presents the fourth concert of its 2007-08 season, "Wind Ensemble and Friends." This evening will be devoted to chamber music for winds with student and faculty groups of between six and 20 players. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 students and seniors. Call Stotter at (817) 272-2533 for more information.
* Cello Studio Recital, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 30, featuring students from the studio of cello professor Elizabeth Morrow. Call (817) 272-3471 for more information.
* Viola Ensemble Recital, 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 31, recital featuring viola performers from the UT Arlington music department. Call (817) 272-3471 for more information.
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