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College’s music department presents Choral Invitational Festival

College’s music department presents Choral Invitational Festival

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North Central College’s music department presents its annual Choral Invitational Festival at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Wentz Concert Hall.

The festival features performances by the College’s Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale and Chamber Singers with guest ensembles Riverside-Brookfield Madrigal Singers and Wheaton Academy Women’s Chorale. The varied repertoire includes contemporary, folk, sacred, classical and early century music and a concert finale of combined choruses performing the majestic “Finale from ‘The Gondoliers’” by Gilbert and Sullivan.



Hear Chamber Singers tonight in concert

Hear Chamber Singers tonight in concert

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Tonight, North Central College’s 16-voice Chamber Singers presents its spring concert “Metamorphosis” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in Wentz Concert Hall. The concert includes a retrospective of the year’s Chamber Singers music, including Renaissance and contemporary works, pieces by Eric Whitacre and Imogen Heap, songs in English, Portuguese, Xhosa, Latin and French, and an original piece by Brian Mengler ’13.



Explore the sounds of music

Explore the sounds of music

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Several of the College’s choral and instrumental ensembles will perform in Wentz Concert Hall—from every possible location—at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23. “Explore the Sound III” will feature the 45-voice Women’s Chorale and the 17-voice mixed Chamber Singers—both under the direction of Ramona Wis, Mimi Rolland Professor in the Fine Arts, professor and chair of music—and the 55-voice Cardinal Chorus, under the direction of Jacqueline Schutt.



Recent online videos depict campus life at North Central

Recent online videos depict campus life at North Central

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Highlight of Susan Mack’s Last Lecture, as reported by Naperville Community Television. NCC Jazz Combo performance. Cardinal Dance Company show, one of many videos.


Explore the sounds of music with choral and instrumental ensembles

Explore the sounds of music with choral and instrumental ensembles

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The Feb. 23 concert brings together several of the College’s ensembles, performing in every possible location—from the side balconies, aisles, sound chambers, side stairways, loft, stage and more—in Wentz Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The lineup includes the new Cardinal Chorus, conducted by Jacqueline Schutt; Concert Choir, led by visiting conductor Jon Warfel; String Ensemble directed by Mara Gallagher; Flute Choir directed by Marie Bennett; and solo saxophonist Lawrence Van Oyen and percussionist Benjamin Wahlund.



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