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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.



Percussion concert May 31, Concert Choir performance June 1

Percussion concert May 31, Concert Choir performance June 1

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On Thursday, May 31, the North Central College Percussion Ensemble, directed by Lecturer in Music George Blanchet, with Percussion Soloist will present a percussion concert, titled “Batuque.” Held in Wentz Concert Hall, the percussion extravaganza will start at 7 p.m. Admission is free.



Student blog about Concert Choir trip to Italy

Student blog about Concert Choir trip to Italy

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Concert Choir member Grant Swanson ’11 kept a blog detailing the places the choir visited and his experiences along the way during the choir’s singing tour to Italy, March 16-24. To read his entire blog visit nccitaly.blogspot.com. In the coming days, Christine Ross ’11 will add her photographs, so be sure to check it out.

Here are a few clips from Grant’s blog.



Final weekend is filled with concerts, performances. Enjoy!

Final weekend is filled with concerts, performances. Enjoy!

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June 4: Concert Choir presents its graduation concert, 8 p.m., Wentz Concert Hall, tickets $5/$3 June 5: Flute Extravaganza features NCC Flute Choir, guest artists, new work by Ben Wahlund, 3 p.m., Wentz Concert Hall, free June 6: NCC Express show choir performance, 6 p.m., Pfeiffer Hall, free June 6: Opera Workshop showcases 10 student vocalists performing music by Gilbert and Sullivan and Johann Strauss, 7:30 p.m., Wentz Concert Hall, tickets $5/$3 June 6: Red Bike Performance Company presents “Little Re


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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