Sam Houston State University

Evidence of Things Not Seen: A Celebration of Ned Rorem on His 100th Birthday

Members of the Bearkat and Huntsville communities are invited to explore the music of iconic composer and author Ned Rorem, who rose to prominence at a time when musicians felt great pressure to present themselves to society in such a way that they would be “more acceptable.” 

The following events are free admission:

Schedule of Events

Chamber Music of Ned Rorem
Oct. 22 | 3:30 p.m. | Gaertner Performing Arts Center (Recital Hall)

The Life and Times of Ned Rorem, A Lecture/Presentation
Oct. 23 | 5:30 p.m. | Gaertner Performing Arts Center (Recital Hall)

A Birthday Celebration for Ned Rorem
Oct. 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Gaertner Performing Arts Center (Payne Concert Hall)

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Monday, October 23, 2023 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall and Payne Concert Hall 815 17th St., Huntsville, Texas, 77340

Event Type

Arts, Entertainment & Performances, Music


College of Arts & Media, School of Music




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