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Arts Center - Music Fridays

February 15th 2016

This week on Music Fridays, Prof. Tom Tallman will lead COD jazz students in  "Roots & Shoots of Rhythm & Blues"  The session will feature musicians from our Small Group and Community Jazz ensembles performing music associated with a Rhythm ’n Blues aesthetic, from Sippie Wallace and Etta James to a piece composed and arranged by student Anthony Perry last semester. Noon, MAC 140, free admission. Tom Tallman has distinguished himself in leading student, community and professional jazz group ...Continue Reading

ArtsCenter Music Fridays

February 10th 2016

This week on Music Fridays @ Noon we welcome renowned composer/pianist Reginald Robinson in a performance of his own works for piano.  Heavily influenced by the works of Scott Joplin and music in ragtime, blues, tango, and ballad styles, Robinson is the winner of the distinguished John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship grant for his innovation in ragtime.  A frequent visitor to our campus, Robinson has enchanted and enlightened audiences throu ...Continue Reading

Arts Center - Music Fridays

February 1st 2016

This Friday  (2/5) on Music Fridays @ Noon in MAC 140: The Life and Music of Bessie Smith Bessie Smith, “The Empress of the Blues,” was arguably the most popular African American performer of the 1920s. Between 1923 and 1933, she recorded 159 sides for Columbia Records. She has inspired countless artists, from Mahalia Jackson and Billie Holiday to Janis Joplin. Friday’s lecture will focus upon her life and a handful of her most notable tunes, some of which you’ll get to hear as original 78 rpm records played on a ...Continue Reading

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January 26th 2016

This Friday  (1/29) on Music Fridays @ Noon in MAC 140: Music Faculty Alison Gaines (bass) and Cindy Trowbridge (piano)  will be joined by Vivian Quam: All about that bass …Baroque bass, that is Gabriel Faure – (French, 1845 – 1924) Sicillienne J.S. Bach (German, 1685 – 1750) – Gigue from the fourth Cello Suite Antonio Vivaldi (Italian, b. 1678 – 1741) – Sonata no 6 G. P. Telemann (German, 1681 – 1767) – Oboe Sonata in a minor Alison Gaines, Bass Vivian Quam, Oboe Carolyn Trowbridge, Piano ...Continue Reading

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January 21st 2016

This weekend at the MAC! Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 3:00 p.m. Belushi Performance Hall _Tickets: $28.50_ New Philharmonic Cosi fan tutte Music By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Kirk Muspratt,  Music Director and Conductor Jonathon Field, Stage Director  This classic opera will be presented with a reality TV spin. Mozart’s sparkling orchestration centers on desire and fidelity as two young lovers wager to see whose fiancé will stay faithful in the heat of temptation. This mix of farce, drama, comedy and t ...Continue Reading

Arts Center Music Fridays

January 20th 2016

MUSIC FRIDAYS @ NOON is a continuing series of free programs featuring the College of DuPage Music Department, with performances and presentations by COD faculty, students, alumni and guests.  Friday's program is free and held in MAC 140. Feel free to bring your lunch for this program. For printed copies of the semester schedule, please contact the MAC Office. Multiple copies are available for classes. This semester there will be a programs every week.  The full schedule is also available online at: ...Continue Reading

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January 7th 2016

This weekend at the MAC! Sunday, 2:00 p.m. (limited availability) and 7:00 p.m. Belushi Performance Hall _Tickets: $28.50_ Moscow Festival Ballet Cinderella Founded by legendary Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Sergei Radchenko, Moscow Festival Ballet is steeped in classical Russian technique and grandeur. More than 50 dancers grace the stage in the lavish full-length story ballet Cinderella, one of the most beloved ballets of all time.  Take a photo with ‪Cinderella in the MAC lobby bef ...Continue Reading

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December 23rd 2015

Next week at the MAC! Thursday, 2:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Belushi Performance Hall _Tickets: $33.50_ New Philharmonic Kirk Muspratt, Conductor New Year’s Eve with an International Twist Celebrating a milestone 30 years at the MAC, New Philharmonic welcomes back guest vocalist Emily Birsan, described by the Chicago Tribune as having incomparable “fineness of expression…” Birsan rings in the New Year with her “Je Veux Vivre” from Romeo and Juliet and Puccini’s “Quando m’en vo’” from La Boheme. Traditional Viennese selec ...Continue Reading

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December 10th 2015

This weekend at the MAC! Saturday, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Belushi Performance Hall _Tickets: $9.00_ A Christmas Carol in Hogpatch Holler Adapted from the Charles Dickens story by Mark A. Pence Music and Lyrics by Mark A. Pence  The Big Bad Wolf is acting like a scrooge . . . because he is a Scrooge! Join us in this fun filled fairy tale retelling of the Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. All your favorites will be there: Little Red Riding Hood and Granny, Henny Penny, the Three Little Pigs and of course, ...Continue Reading

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December 3rd 2015

This weekend at the MAC & More! Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Belushi Performance Hall _Tickets: $8.00_ DuPage Chorale Lee R. Kesselman, Director The concert features Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore and Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms  and will be accompanied by a professional orchestra led by music director Lee R. Kesselman. Read more at: DuPage Chorale Special Offers for December Shows! _Box Office Hours_     Tuesday - Saturday: Noon to 6 p.m.  Also availa ...Continue Reading
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