North Central College - Naperville, IL

Students stage “The Wedding Singer” March 3-6

North Central seniors who are majoring in theatre will stage, direct, choreograph and present the classic romantic comedy “The Wedding Singer” March 3-6.

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

Flamenco Festival showcases dance, music, art, film, lecture

Jelena Sanchez, adjunct instructor of Spanish, teaches flamenco dance
During February, the College’s annual Flamenco Festival features rhythmic music and dance from Spanish culture, as well as films and photography.

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

Old Main bells ring once again

Just in time for North Central College’s Sesquicentennial, the bells in the iconic Old Main tower are once again sounding chimes

Just in time for North Central College’s Sesquicentennial, the bells in the iconic Old Main tower are once again sounding chimes.

A team of campus workers recently installed a new computer-controlled system to make the bells operational for the first time in three years. The new system debuted in time to play the National Anthem on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, a date that also marked the beginning of the College’s 150th year.

Music ensembles ‘Explore the Sound’ Feb. 23

“Explore the Sound III” brings together several of the College’s choral and instrumental ensembles for Feb. 23 performance in Wentz Concert Hall.

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

Feb. 18, 2011—North Central College presents “Explore the Sound III,” a Feb. 23 concert that invites listeners to hear several of the College’s choral and instrumental ensembles and discover the stunning acoustics of Wentz Concert Hall.

Cardinals score big in first playoff round

The football team scored on its first nine possessions, ending with 612 yards in a dominating 57-7 victory over St. Norbert College in its first playoff round.

The football team scored on its first nine possessions, ending with 612 yards in a dominating 57-7 victory over St. Norbert College in the first-round Division III playoff game Nov. 20. The Cardinals meet Ohio Northern at home Saturday, Nov. 27, in their second round.

Photo: quarterback Spencer Stanek '13

Kids will love musical “Ferdinand the Bull” Feb. 19

Children will have a delightful time when actors bring the literary hero Ferdinand the Bull to life Feb. 19 at North Central College.

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

Dec. 7, 2010—Children will have a delightful time when actors bring the literary hero Ferdinand the Bull to life Feb. 19 at North Central College.

Concert Choir performs two shows with DuPage Symphony Orchestra Feb. 12-13

North Central College Concert Choir
Students will perform two concerts with the DuPage Symphony Orchestra Feb. 12 and 13.

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

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Jan. 14, 2011)—Students in North Central College’s Concert Choir will perform two concerts with the DuPage Symphony Orchestra Feb. 12 and 13.

“The Genius of Prokofiev” will include excerpts from the composer’s 1940 ballet masterpiece “Romeo and Juliet” and will conclude with the powerful “Alexander Nevsky” cantata featuring the orchestra accompanied by the College’s Concert Choir and the Naperville Chorus.

Carius and Thorne named coaches of the year

Head cross country coach Al Carius was named Midwest Coach of the Year and head football coach John Thorne was honored as CCIW Football Coach of the Year.

Classical pianist Andreas Klein performs with Cuarteto Casals Feb. 11

Pianist Andreas Klein and acclaimed Spanish string quartet Cuarteto Casals present an unforgettable evening of classical music Feb. 11.

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

Nov. 29, 2010—Dynamic solo pianist Andreas Klein and acclaimed Spanish string quartet Cuarteto Casals combine talents to present an unforgettable evening of classical music Feb. 11 in North Central College’s acoustically stunning Wentz Concert Hall.

“Reel Love” duo performs cabaret show of romantic Hollywood music Feb. 13

Couples can celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with romantic music from the silver screen in “Reel Love: An Evening of Hollywood Romance”

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

Nov. 30, 2010—Couples can celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with romantic music from the silver screen when award-winning duo Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael perform “Reel Love: An Evening of Hollywood Romance” Feb. 13 at North Central College.

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