North Central College - Naperville, IL

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.

North Central College hosts national math contests for high school students

North Central College will host American Mathematics Contest 10 and 12, the premier high school examinations in mathematics.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306, nadunker@noctrl.edu

Dec. 9, 2010—North Central College will host a testing site for the American Mathematics Contest 10 and 12 (AMC 10 and AMC 12) on Feb. 23. These contests are the premier high school examinations in mathematics.

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

Wrestlers Plan to Take Down Cancer

Cancer needs to watch its back this winter because the North Central College wrestling team is planning a takedown.

Cancer needs to watch its back this winter because the North Central College wrestling team is planning a takedown.

For the past four years, the wrestling team has been involved with the College’s annual Relay for Life event each April. Relay for Life is an all night relay walk or run that raises money for the American Cancer Society (ACS). Many communities and schools participate in Relay for Life, honoring those that have lost their battle to the disease as well as those still fighting.

Registration underway for North Central’s winter/spring Community Education programs

North Central’s Community Education program offers something for everyone.

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

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.

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.

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

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