North Central College - Naperville, IL

North Central unveils star-studded 2010-2011 fine arts season

A star-studded lineup of classical, jazz and contemporary artists fills the 2010-2011 Fine & Performing Arts Season at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

June, 2010—A star-studded lineup of classical, jazz and contemporary artists fills the 2010-2011 Fine & Performing Arts Season at North Central College.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frankie Valli, Blues Traveler, Ramsey Lewis, Rachel Barton Pine, the Vienna Boys Choir, David Sanborn and Del McCourey with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band are just a few highlights of North Central College’s most sensational season to date.

Concert Choir travels Midwest during spring concert tour

North Central College's Concert Choir will give a series of concerts during its spring tour May 12-16 to churches in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of PR, 630-637-5306

April 28, 2010--North Central College's Concert Choir will give a series of concerts during its spring tour May 12-16 to churches in Illinois and Wisconsin.

The 54-voice mixed choir will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary compositions, ranging from J.S. Bach and W.A. Mozart to Eric Whitacre and Benjamin Britten, as well as favorite spirituals, folk songs and gospel selections.

The Concert Choir spring tour includes the following performances:

Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 p.m. concert

Senior musical "Pippin" bursts with show-stopping songs and dance

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale.

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale and winner of 11 Tony Awards by Oscar-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Four performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. March 4, 5 and 6, and at 2 p.m. March 7 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adult and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469). The story of "Pippin" takes place once upon a time, when a young prince Pippin longs to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment.

North Central's ensembles explore sounds of music

North Central College presents "Explore the Sound II," a concert that brings together several of the College's choral and instrumental ensembles.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306 Jan. 28, 2010--North Central College presents "Explore the Sound II," a concert on Feb. 23 that brings together several of the College's choral and instrumental ensembles. The ensembles will perform in every possible location-from the side balconies, aisles, sound chambers, side stairways, loft, stage and more-in the College's acoustically perfect Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville. "Explore the Sound II" follows last year's highly successful concert and will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.

T.S. Galloway featured in book about jazz

T.S. Galloway featured in book about jazz

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T.S. Galloway, lecturer of music, is featured in chapter four of Sanford Josephson’s new book, Jazz Notes: Interviews Across the Generations, which has been reviewed by AllAboutJazz.com.


Ramona Wis addresses leadership in workshops

Ramona Wis addresses leadership in workshops

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Ramona Wis, Mimi Rolland Professor in the Fine Arts and professor and chair of music, was a featured presenter at the GALA Choruses Conference in Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 4, presenting all-day, in-depth institutes on leadership to artistic directors and conductors from around the country. On Sept. 2, she also presented an in-service workshop on leadership to District 125 K-12 music educators in Lincolnshire, IL.


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