North Central College - Naperville, IL

North Central to host "Chords for Kids" concert for children with autism

North Central College will host “Chords for Kids,” the fourth annual free concert for children with autism and their families.

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

Feb. 4, 2010—North Central College will host “Chords for Kids,” the fourth annual free concert for children with autism and their families at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 13, in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave.

Shakespeare's "As You Like It" is a little bit classic, modern

A production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" is faithful to the English playwright as well as relevant and accessible to a modern audience.

Known for its unique blend of fun and entertaining theatricality, Aquila Theatre Company will present four performances of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It" Feb. 26, 27 and 28 at North Central College. The production is faithful to the English playwright as well as relevant and accessible to a modern audience.

Abstract paintings by artist Cheryl Holz to be exhibited at North Central

Abstract paintings by artist Cheryl Holz of Aurora, IL, will be exhibited in the show “Natural Order” at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu Feb. 2, 2010—Abstract paintings by artist Cheryl Holz of Aurora, IL, will be exhibited in the show “Natural Order” Feb. 21 through April 1 at North Central College. Visitors are welcome to view the free exhibit at the Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St. Holz will greet visitors during a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Holz has won critical acclaim for mastering a delicate balance between the material world of organic life and the ethereal realm of thought and idea.

College hosts month-long Flamenco Festival in February

North Central College will host a month-long Flamenco Festival in February that showcases music and dance from Spanish culture.

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

Jan. 28, 2010--North Central College will host a month-long Flamenco Festival in February that showcases the emotive, rhythmic music and dance from Spanish culture. Several events are planned--including performances, dance classes, films, a lecture and photography exhibit. All are open to the public and most are free.

Chicago Jazz Orchestra to perform Ella Fitzgerald tribute at North Central

Chicago Jazz Orchestra will perform “Exquisitely for Ella: A Songbook Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” Feb. 26 in Wentz Concert Hall.

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

Jan. 28, 2010—Chicago Jazz Orchestra will perform “Exquisitely for Ella: A Songbook Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald” Feb. 26 in North Central College’s acoustically perfect Wentz Concert Hall.

The tribute concert features vocalists Dee Alexander, Spider Saloff, Frieda Lee and the 40-piece Chicago Jazz Orchestra conducted by Jeff Lindberg performing the best of Fitzgerald’s “Songbook” recordings, including those of Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and Harold Arlen.

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.

Students write, compose, direct musical "Tell Me Truly"

North Central College students will present a four-performance run of "Tell Me Truly," an exciting, guitar-driven original musical.

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

Jan. 22, 2010--North Central College students will present a four-performance run of "Tell Me Truly," an exciting, guitar-driven original musical written by senior Chad Comello and junior Taylor Martin. The play is presented by The Company, a student club with members who are passionate about theatre and want to explore new theatrical ideas.

College features performance by a cappella jazz group Take 6 on Feb. 20

North Central College will feature a performance by the a cappella jazz and pop group Take 6.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu North Central College will feature a performance by the a cappella jazz and pop group Take 6 at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

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