Inauguration Concert

Friday, February 10  |   7 p.m.

This event is open to the public and will be livestreamed via the Tiger Network.

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Music unites, music excites, music ignites. Join us for a night of music, performed by our Trinity University students, as we celebrate the inauguration of Vanessa B. Beasley, Ph.D. The inaugural showcase concert features two Trinity ensembles and shows us how imagination brings music to life. The concert is open to the public and will be immediately followed by a reception.

photo of students with musical instruments


First, the Music   |  7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

The inaugural showcase concert features the Trinity Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Trinity University Jazz Ensemble.

Then, the Magic  |  8:00 p.m.

A reception to immediately follow at the Magic Stones --- Join us for a surprise in the sky!



The inaugural showcase concert features two Trinity University ensembles.

Conductor leading wind ensemble
Trinity Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Directed by: associate professor of music James Worman, Ph.D., featuring soprano Lydia Beasley Kneer, D.M.A.

Trinity’s 65-member wind ensemble performs a wide variety of works, ranging from contemporary pieces to traditional marches, as well as representative works from the standard wind band repertoire. Award-winning student musicians from over 20 different majors comprise this ensemble, which has performed globally and with nationally recognized musicians.

Man and woman playing horn
Trinity Jazz Ensemble

Directed by: Brian Christiansen

An 18-member, traditional big band consisting of saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section (piano, bass, drums, and guitar), the Jazz Ensemble performs traditional and contemporary styles including swing, bossa nova, ballad, samba, and rock. In addition to campus performances, the Jazz Ensemble performs at events in and around San Antonio.


Laurie Auditorium

Address: One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

Reception Location:
Magic Stones

Find more information about:

  • Venue information
  • General parking 
  • Accessibility accommodations

Laurie Auditorium website

Download map (PDF)


Unable to attend? Join us virtually as we celebrate Harmony Ignited: Musical Celebration. 

Livestream information
This event will be livestreamed via live.trinity.edu.

A recording will be available on live.trinity.edu following the event.