North Central College - Naperville, IL

Del McCoury, Preservation Hall Jazz Band perform together April 16 in Pfeiffer Hall

“American Legacies: The Del McCoury Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band” is presented April 16.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307

Feb. 10, 2011—The bluegrass sounds of the Appalachians meet the hot, lively jazz of New Orleans when “American Legacies: The Del McCoury Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band” is presented April 16 at North Central College.

New Music Festival features contemporary classical compositions

Brooklyn Rider
North Central celebrates contemporary classical music during its inaugural New Music Festival April 11-12 and features Dal Niente and Brooklyn Rider.

March 9, 2011—North Central College will celebrate contemporary classical music during its inaugural New Music Festival April 11-12.

The two-day festival will feature performances by contemporary music group Dal Niente and string quartet Brooklyn Rider. As part of the festival, acclaimed Russian composer Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky, a member of the Silk Road Project and composer-in-residence at North Central College, will coach members of various area high school ensembles.

Classic guitars from private collections exhibited through April 10

Fans of Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and other great rock guitarists are sure to enjoy an exhibit of classic guitars at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307

Dec. 15, 2010—Fans of Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and other great rock guitarists are sure to enjoy an exhibit of classic guitars at North Central College.

North Central jazz guitarist John McLean performs April 4 in Wentz Concert Hall

Enjoy an evening of stellar jazz by a member of North Central College’s acclaimed music faculty when guitarist John McLean performs April 4.

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

March 11, 2011—Audience members will enjoy an evening of stellar jazz by a member of North Central College’s acclaimed music faculty when guitarist John McLean performs April 4. This is the rescheduled date of a performance originally planned for Feb. 2.

Artist Nancy Legner exhibits whimsical creations through March 31

Mixed media creations by artist Nancy Legner will be exhibited Feb. 9 through March 31 in North Central College’s Oesterle Library Gallery

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Jan. 5, 2011—Mixed media creations by artist Nancy Legner will be exhibited Feb. 9 through March 31 in North Central College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville.

The exhibit “Whimsical Chapters of a Secret World” is free and open to the public. The artist will greet visitors during an opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Organic Theater Company presents 'The Naked King'

Classic stories by Hans Christian Andersen come to life March 24-27 in “The Naked King” by playwright Yevgeny Shvarts, performed by Organic Theater Company.

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

Smooth jazz saxophonist Richard Elliot performs April 2

Smooth jazz saxophonist Richard Elliot performs April 2 in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall.

Jan. 29, 2011—Saxophonist Richard Elliot, named Best Wind Player at the 2010 American Smooth Jazz Awards, performs April 2 in North Central College’s acoustically stunning Wentz Concert Hall.

With a best-selling discography of more than 15 recordings and thousands of live performances since his 1986 debut, Elliot claims one of the most loyal fan bases in contemporary urban jazz. He has had six albums reach No. 1 on Billboard’s new adult contemporary chart.

DuPage Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Barber and Bernstein’ March 19

The DuPage Symphony Orchestra performs its fourth subscription concert of the 2010-2011 season at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 19.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307

Feb. 19, 2011—The DuPage Symphony Orchestra performs its fourth subscription concert of the 2010-2011 season at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 19, in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Kids will enjoy musical "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" performance March 19

Theatreworks USA performs “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie & Other Story Books” on March 19 at Pfeiffer Hall.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307

Concert Winds to perform March 12 at “Chords for Kids” event for children with autism

North Central College will host “Chords for Kids,” the fifth annual free concert for children with autism and their families, March 12 in Wentz Concert Hall.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307

Feb. 14, 2011—North Central College will host “Chords for Kids,” the fifth annual free concert for children with autism and their families at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave.

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