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Events Archive

 

AUGUST

All About That Bass - A Celebration of John Reeks' 25th Anniversary Teaching at Loyola
Sunday, August 28, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public

A Celebration of John Reeks' 25th Anniversary Teaching at Loyola. All About That Bass is concert of unusual and entertaining music for the Bass Clarinet, featuring John Reeks, Bass Clarinetist for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra since its inception. John is a Loyola alum and has been Clarinet Instructor for the School of Music for 25 years.
 

SEPTEMBER

An Evening with Irini Kyriakidou
Friday, September 9, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public.

Greek soprano Irini Kyriakidou continues to showcase her "sweet and virtuosic vocal talents" (The Observer) with opera companies and symphony orchestras throughout the United States and Europe. In the 2014/15 season, she appeared as Micaela in New Orleans Opera's production of Carmen, and made her debut with the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman for a special New Year's Eve concert featuring the Prague Philharmonia.

A native of Greece, Ms. Kyriakidou was seen as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and Zerlina in Don Giovanni with the Greek National Opera. A graduate of the International Opera Studio at Opernhaus Zürich, she performed as Pamina for the IOS production of Die Zauberflöte. Ms. Kyriakidou studied at the Maria Callas Conservatory of Athens under Marina Krilovici.

 

All-State Honor Band Workshop presented by the Loyola Faculty Brass and Woodwind Quintets 
Saturday, September 10, 2:00 PM | C/M Complex Room 240

Free and Open to the Public

Loyola University presents its annual workshop to help students prepare for the upcoming LA All-State Band Audition. The Loyola University Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Faculty will discuss practicing methods, breathing techniques, musical phrasing, and psychological preparation for auditions PLUS provide individual coaching for each instrument. The workshop is free and open to students of all ages. 

 

Faculty Chamber Concert
Saturday, September 10, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

An Evening of Chamber Music by Loyola School of Music Faculty and Staff.

 

Festival of Contemporary Song
September 16-18, 2016
Free and Open to the Public
 

A weekend series of three concerts featuring composer/pianist Logan Skelton, soprano Jennifer Goltz, pianist John Boonenberg, and Loyola faculty and students. All festival events are free and open to the public.

Festival of Contemporary Song: Vocal Master Class with Jennifer Goltz 
Friday, September 16, 1:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public

Jennifer Goltz is a soprano, music theorist, and music educator. As a vocalist, she specializes in music of the 20th and 21st centuries, and is a favorite among composers for her insightful and compelling premieres. Her 2007 release of Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire and Brettl-lieder, also the focus of her analytical work in music theory, is drawing international praise.

Festival of Contemporary Song: Logan Skelton's Emily Dickinson Songs: A Multimedia Concert
Friday, September 16, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

The Festival begins with a multi-media presentation of songs by Logan Skelton, with texts by Emily Dickinson. The music for this recital consists of two books of songs—An Intimate Nature (2005), and The Unknown Peninsula (2008)—composed by Logan Skelton and set to poetry by Emily Dickinson. The performance of the songs is combined with projected images timed to correlate with each moment in the texts. The recital seeks to bring the audience deep into the artistic world of Emily Dickinson.

Loyola Alumus Logan Skelton is a much sought after pianist, teacher, and composer whose work has received international critical acclaim. As a performer, Skelton has concertized widely in the United States, Europe, and Asia and has been featured on many public radio and television stations including NPR's Audiophile Audition, Performance Today, All Things Considered, and Morning Edition, as well as on radio in China and national television in Romania.
 

Festival of Contemporary Song: English and American Songs Old and New -- An Evening of World Premieres by Logan Skelton and William Horne
Saturday, September 17, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

The Festival continues with a program featuring world premieres of vocal music by Guest Artist Logan Skelton and Loyola faculty composer William Horne, including songs to texts by 19th-and 20th-century English and American poets.

Festival of Contemporary Song: Pre-concert discussion moderated by John Biguenet
Sunday, September 18, 2:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

Pre-Concert Discussion: A wide-ranging discussion of how poets and composers interact with language and meaning in texts.

Festival of Contemporary Song: Loyola Voices- Songs by Dylan Tran, Logan Skelton, and Dominic Argento featuring texts by Dorothy Parker, E.E. Cummings, and New Orleans' poets Tennessee Williams and John Biguenet.
Sunday, September 18, 3:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

The Festival concludes with a performance of songs by Dylan Tran, Logan Skelton, and Dominic Argento featuring texts by Dorothy Parker, E.E. Cummings, and New Orleans' poets Tennessee Williams and John Biguenet.

Festival of Contemporary Song: Piano Master Class with Logan Skelton
Sunday, September 18, 5:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

 

Celebrating Coltrane
Thursday, September 22, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium

Annual tribute to the quintessential John Coltrane featuring Tony Dagradi, Derek Douget, Khari Allen Lee, Michael Pellera, Chris Severin and Geoff Clapp.

$15 General Admission
$10 Seniors ages 65+
$5 Non-Loyola Students with ID, Loyola Faculty/Staff
Free for Loyola Students with I.D. 
 

Trio Festivale Chamber Ensemble
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Nunemaker
Presented by Culture Ireland
Free and Open to the Public.

Trio Festivale are an international chamber ensemble, featuring American flutist Sabrina Hu, Irish cellist Gerald Peregrine, and Northern Irish pianist Cathal Breslin. Formed in 2008 in Dublin, Ireland, Trio Festivale comprises three of the world's finest soloists and chamber musicians, who are eager to further explore the rare and distinctive repertoire of the flute, cello, piano trio. They have toured regularly throughout Europe, America, and Asia, giving concert performances at many of the most prestigious venues in the world. 

Trio Festivale has recently performed to great critical acclaim in venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Rice University in Houston, Peking University and Beijing Central Conservatory in China, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Korea Foundation in Seoul, and many more prominent venues across the U.S., Asia, and Europe.

 

OCTOBER 

Prism Concert
Saturday, October 1, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

One of the largest musical celebrations on campus, the annual Prism Concert presents a diverse sampling of sounds from our talented student ensembles. From classical to jazz, the Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Music invites you to a free evening of performances from our orchestra, chorale, chamber singers, opera theatre, wind ensemble and jazz band.

 

CANCELEDLoyola Faculty concert with Resident Artist violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Sunday, October 2, 3:00 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS How Cold the Wind Doth Blow

RICHARD STRAUSS Morgen
with Tyler Smith, tenor
VILLA LOBOS Bachianas Brasileira No. 5
DJANGO REINHARDT Nuages
BRAZILIAN CHORO Apanhei-te
with John Rankin, guitar
FELIX MENDELSSOHN Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

with violinists Amy Thiaville, Daniel Juan Gonzalez, and special guest violinist Rachel Jordan; violists Bruce Owen and Emily Townsend;
cellist Emily Alves

 

Loyola University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band
Thursday, October 6, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall

Free and Open to the Public

Enjoy an evening of standard and contemporary wind literature performed by students in the Loyola University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band.
 

Ignatius Sax Quartet In Concert
Monday, October 17, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

A concert featuring the Ignatius Sax Quartet, playing works from both the Classical and Jazz Literature.
 

Guest Artist Svetozar Ivanov, piano
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 

Master Class: A piano master class featuring Svetozar Ivanov
12:30 pm, Nunemaker Auditorium (3rd floor of Monroe Hall)
Free and Open to the Public

Recital: A piano recital featuring Svetozar Ivanov
7:30 pm, Nunemaker Auditorium (3rd floor of Monroe Hall)
Free and Open to the Public

Pianist Svetozar Ivanov has appeared as recitalist and orchestra soloist at prestigious performance venues including Carnegie, Merkin, and Steinway Halls in New York City, Salle Gaveau and Association Philomuses in Paris. Svetozar Ivanov is especially recognized for his creative work designing unusual concert formats combining music with other art forms (documentary footage, art films, animation, poetry, short stories, live dance improvisation, paintings, lighting design). He is a piano professor at University of South Florida, serves as Artist Faculty at Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Vermont, Brancaleoni Music Festival in Italy, International Keyboard Odyssiad in Colorado, and is the Artistic Director of the Steinway Piano Series in Florida. 

 

Music Under the Oaks 
Sunday, October 23, 5:00 PM | Newmand Bandstand in Audubon Park
Sponsored by Bellwhether Technology, Iberia Bank, and Audubon Park
Free and Open to the Public

Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets! On Sunday, October 23, Loyola brings music to the Newman Bandstand in Audubon Park. The event is from 5-6:30pm and will feature performances by various groups from Loyola's School of Music. The event is free and open to the public, and food and drinks are available for purchase. The Newman Bandstand is on the south end of Audubon Park, between Magazine Street and the lagoon. Rainsite: Louis J. Roussel Hall 

 

Marsalis & Torkanowsky Together!
Thursday, October 27, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium

Piano masters, Ellis Marsalis and David Torkanowsky perform together for the very first time.

$15 General Admission
$10 Seniors ages 65+
$5 Non-Loyola Students with ID, Loyola Faculty/Staff
Free for Loyola Students with I.D.

 

NOVEMBER 

 

Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert
Thursday, November 3, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

This concert features the Loyola Jazz Ensemble performing an eclectic program of music. The ensemble is featured regularly at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and the Loyola University Jazz Festival. This will be an exciting program that features the fine jazz performance of Loyola students.

 

Loyola Chamber Orchestra concert with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonneberg
Saturday, November 5, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall

ANTONIO VIVALDI The Four Seasons
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
 

Fall Concert Jazz Workshop and Jazz Training Ensembles
Tuesday, November 8, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

This is the annual fall concert of the Loyola University Jazz Training and Jazz Workshop ensembles. The concert will feature a wide variety of compositions for the large jazz ensemble. It will be an exciting and eclectic concert with something for all jazz fans.

 

Loyola University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band
Thursday, November 10, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

Enjoy an evening of standard and contemporary wind literature performed by students in the Loyola University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. This concert will include Guest Conductor, Retired Colonel John Bourgeois.

 

Brian Hsu & Friends
Friday, November 11, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

An Evening of Piano Duets featuring School of Music faculty member Brian Hsu and guests Jeannette Fang and Tian Tian.

 

Loyola University Wind Ensemble and the Bourgeois Honor Band
Saturday, November 12, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

Enjoy an evening of standard and contemporary wind literature performed by students in the Loyola University Wind Ensemble and the Bourgeois Honor Band. This concert will feature Guest Conductor, Retired Colonel John Bourgeois and and an honor band of talented local high school wind and percussion students.

 

All Ellington
Thursday, November 17, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium

Loyola’s world class Jazz faculty interprets classic standards by the most prolific composer in Jazz. Featuring Tony Dagradi, Nick Volz, EdWise, Don Vappie, Matt Lemmler & Wayne Maureau

$15 General Admission
$10 Seniors ages 65+
$5 Non-Loyola Students with ID, Loyola Faculty/Staff
Free for Loyola Students with I.D.

 

Concerto/Aria Finals
Monday, November 21, 7:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

 

DECEMBER 
 

Howard Goodall--Eternal Light: A Requiem
Thursday, December 1, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall

Free and Open to the Public

University Chorus, Chamber Singers, and outstanding student soloists present Howard Goodall's beautiful "Requiem."
 

World Premiere of the song cycle "Letters to Santa" 
Friday, December 2, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public (not recommended for children under 12 years of age)

World Premiere of the song cycle Letters to Santa: Logan Skelton's new song cycle is an enchanting look through the eyes of children, as they write their funny and touching letters to Santa Claus. School of Music alumni Emma Grimsley, David Castillo, and Claire Shackleton join Loyola faculty pianist Brian Hsu in singing songs with heart and wit. The concert will be followed by holiday reception and meet and greet with the composer and artists. Letters to Santa is a thank-you to our generous Frohnmayer Legacy Fund donors. The Frohnmayer Legacy Fund helps support the Loyola Opera Workshop. The concert is not recommended for children under the age of 12. This concert is part of the Listen Out Loud (LOL): New, Experimental, and Electronic Music Series.

 

Loyola Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert
Saturday, December 3, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and open to the public.

Loyola Symphony Orchestra Fall Performance. This performance will feature soloist James VanDermark performing the Gian Carlo Menotti Concerto for Doublebass.

 

Christmas at Loyola
Sunday, December 4, 3:00 PM | Holy Name of Jesus Church
Free and Open to the Public

Join us as we ring in the holiday season with our annual Christmas at Loyola concert! The School of Music’s major ensembles invite you to a program of classical Christmas music featuring Loyola’s Chamber Orchestra, Chorale and Chamber Singers, Brass Ensemble, and you as part of our Christmas carol audience sing-along. A holiday tradition for more than 24 years, this free event will be held in Holy Name of Jesus Church on the university's main campus. 

 

All Strings Orchestra and String Ensembles
Wednesday, December 7, 7:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

NOVA Chorale: Herald
Sunday, December  18, 7:30 PM | Holy Name of Jesus Church
Free and Open to the Public

NOVA's anticipated holiday season concert, featuring NOVA's signature blend of contemporary/historical choral music

 

JANUARY

 

New Orleans International Piano Competition winners with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Sponsored by the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans

Sunday, January 8, 2:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Ticket information to be announced...

 

Loyola Opera Theatre presents Street Scene by Kurt Weill
Friday, January 20, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall

German composer Kurt Weill, himself an immigrant, fused European musical traditions with American jazz and blues in his opera about the ethnic melting pot in a 1940's New York City tenement. Crowded and impoverished conditions breed ambition, greed, much humor, passion, and ultimately a tragic crime. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Elmer Rice, with lyrics by Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, Street Scene ranks with Porgy and Bess and West Side Story as a true American classic. Stage director Cara Consilvio and music director Carol Rausch bring to life this not-to-be-missed Loyola premiere.  

$40 Preferred Seating
$25 Reserved Seating 
$15 Students, Seniors ages 65+, Loyola Faculty/Staff

Loyola Opera Theatre presents Street Scene by Kurt Weill 
Sunday, January 22, 3:00 PM Matinee | Louis J. Roussel Hall

German composer Kurt Weill, himself an immigrant, fused European musical traditions with American jazz and blues in his opera about the ethnic melting pot in a 1940's New York City tenement. Crowded and impoverished conditions breed ambition, greed, much humor, passion, and ultimately a tragic crime. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Elmer Rice, with lyrics by Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes, Street Scene ranks with Porgy and Bess and West Side Story as a true American classic. Stage director Cara Consilvio and music director Carol Rausch bring to life this not-to-be-missed Loyola premiere.  

$40 Preferred Seating
$25 Reserved Seating 
$15 Students, Seniors ages 65+, Loyola Faculty/Staff
 

FEBRUARY

 

Creative American Spirit 
Thursday, February 2, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall

This concert will feature Loyola Jazz and Pop/Com Vocalists accompanied by the Loyola Jazz Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra. They will sing some of the great songs from the American Songbook that have been made famous by great artists such as Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole and Ella Fitzgerald.

Ticketing: $10 General Admission, $5 Non-Loyola students and Seniors (ages 65+), Free for Loyola Students/Faculty/Staff with I.D

 

Loyola Performs the Great American Songbook, Part II
Saturday, February 4, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall

After popular request, Loyola's School of Music faculty return for an evening of popular standards from the 1920's to the 1960's. Performances from masters such as George and Ira Gershwin, Rogers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, and Nat King Cole will be topped off by a special musical montage honoring New Orleans' own Allen Toussaint.

$10 General Admission
$5 Non-Loyola Students, Seniors ages 65+, Loyola Faculty/Staff
Loyola Students free with I.D.

 

2nd Annual New Orleans All Star Jam
Thursday, February 9, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium

New Orleans’ jazz icons come together for a monumental live jam session. Featuring: Wessell Anderson, Ashlin Parker, Delfeayo Marsalis, Tony Dagradi, Victor Atkins, Roland Guerin and Shannon Powell.

$15 General Admission
$10 Seniors ages 65+

$5 Non-Loyola Students with ID, Loyola Faculty/Staff
Loyola Students free with I.D.

 

Guest Artist Catherine Lysinger, piano 
Sunday, February 12 

Recital: A piano recital featuring Catherine Lysinger
3:00 pm, Nunemaker Auditorium (3rd floor of Monroe Hall)
Free and Open to the Public

Master Class: A piano master class featuring Catherine Lysinger
5:00 pm, Nunemaker Auditorium (3rd floor of Monroe Hall)
Free and Open to the Public
 

Metropolitan Opera District Auditions
Saturday, February 18, 9:00 AM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions
Sunday, February 19, 1:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public
 

Metropolitan Opera Master Class
Monday, February 20, 10:00 AM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

Loyola Wind Faculty Concert
Monday, February 20, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

A concert featuring the Loyola Faculty Woodwind Quintet and the Ignatius Sax Quartet.

 

MARCH

Loyola Jazz Festival
March 10-11, 2017

The Loyola Jazz Festival is one of the longest continuing jazz education offerings in Louisiana. We are pleased to announce that this year's world class guest artist and clinician for the 2017 Loyola University Jazz Ensemble Festival is trombonist John Fedchock. Fedchock’s illustrious career in jazz has spanned over three decades. Since his emergence on the scene in 1980, Fedchock has established himself as a world-class trombone soloist, a heralded bandleader, and two-time Grammy-nominated arranger.

The festival is open to big bands or jazz combos from the Elementary through College level. A panel of four expert musician/educators will be available Friday and Saturday to adjudicate your group. One of these educators will give your group a clinic immediately following its performance. Learn more about the Loyola Jazz Festival>>

Loyola Jazz Festival: Masterclass with special guest John Fedchock, trombone
Friday, March 10, 12:30 PM | C/M Complex Room 230
Free and Open to the Public

Loyola Jazz Festival: Loyola Faculty Jazz Concert
Friday, March 10, 4:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Free and Open to the Public

Loyola Jazz Festival: Masterclass with special guest John Fedchock, trombone
Saturday, March 11, 12:30 PM | C/M Complex Room 230
Free and Open to the Public

Loyola Jazz Festival:  Loyola Jazz Band with special guest John Fedchock, trombone
Saturday, March 11, 4:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall

$10 General Admission
$5 Students, Seniors ages 65+, Loyola Faculty/Staff
Loyola students free with I.D.

 

NOVA Chorale: Cosmos

Friday, March  17, 7:00 PM | Holy Name of Jesus Church
Free and Open to the Public

NOVA Chorale presents contemporary choral music that reflects our fascination with space. Works by Esenvalds, Whitacre, Chilcott, and more! Join us for this opening concert of the Loyola Invitational Choral Festival.
 

Loyola Brass Festival Master Class
Sponsored by Jupiter Band Instruments
Friday, March 31, 4:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public

The Loyola University Band Department invite local students and teachers of all ages and performance levels to join the Boston Brass and the Loyola University Brass Faculty for an evening of masterclasses geared towards improving knowledge and performance skills on brass instruments.  
 

 

APRIL 
 

Loyola Invitational Band Festival
Sponsored by Jupiter Band Instruments

Saturday, April 1, All Day

Loyola Invitational Band Festival: Guest Artist Master Class
Saturday, April 1, 8:30 AM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Sponsored by Jupiter Band Instruments

The Loyola University Band Department invite talented high school bands from across the country to perform in our Invitational Band Festival and work with guest artists, The Boston Brass.  This festival has a supportive and educational environment featuring concerts and masterclasses.The festival day will conclude with a concert by The Boston Brass and the Loyola University Wind Ensemble.  

Loyola Invitational Band Festival: The Boston Brass featuring the Loyola University Wind Ensemble
Saturday, April 1, 4:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall
Sponsored by Jupiter Band Instruments

For 30 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a one-of-a-kind musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards, and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment, which captivates all ages. The ensemble’s lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. This concert will feature the Boston Brass and the Loyola University Wind Ensemble.

 

Spring Woodwinds Concert

Sunday, April 2, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium 
Free and Open to the Public

A showcase of the fine work achieved by Loyola student woodwind ensemble.

 

American Voices: Contemporary Choral Works
Monday, April 3, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 
Free and Open to the Public

University Chorus and Chamber Singers present music by Samuel Barber, Dan Forrest, Eric Whitacre, Morton Lauridsen, and other American composers.

 

Loyola University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band
Thursday, April 6, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 
Free and Open to the Public

Enjoy an evening of standard and contemporary wind literature performed by students in the Loyola University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band.

 

Harlem String Quartet
Friday, April 7, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 
This concert is a co-presentation by the Loyola School of Music and the New Orleans Friends of Music

Harlem Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Their mission to share their passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world; from a 2009 performance at The White House for President Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama, to a highly successful tour of South Africa in 2012, and numerous venues in between. The musically versatile ensemble has performed with such distinguished performers as Itzhak Perlman, Ida Kavafian, Carter Brey, Fred Sherry, Misha Dicter, Jeremy Denk, and Paquito D’Rivera. Their most recent recording, Hot House, with jazz master Chick Corea and percussionist Gary Burton was a 2013 multi-Grammy Award winner.

 

Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
Thursday, April 20, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 
Free and Open to the Public

This is the annual Spring Concert by the Loyola Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Gordon Towell. Come and enjoy some great music written for contemporary large jazz ensembles and some great compositions from the past. This concert will be very eclectic and have some thing for all jazz fans. There will also be some music that will also be performed at the Jazz and Heritage Festival.

 

Loyola Chamber Orchestra concert with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Saturday, April 22, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 

Program to be announced.
 

Handel's Messiah
Sunday, April 23, 3:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 

Loyola Chorale presents Handel's epic choral masterwork, Messiah, featuring professional orchestra and outstanding student soloists.

$10 General Admission
$5 Seniors ages 65+ and Non-Loyola students

Free for Loyola Students and Loyola Faculty/Staff with I.D

 

Loyola Opera Workshop presents "Opera Inside Out"
Thursday, April 27, 7:30 PM | Nunemaker Auditorium

Our annual spring scenes program will both create and recreate a kaleidoscope of operatic experiences for the audience! Performances of brand new short works by Loyola student composers will shine alongside imaginative stagings of selections from European and American masterpieces. Join us for an exciting evening of old and new, with music both locally grown and imported.

$10 General Admission
$5 Seniors ages 65+ and Non-Loyola students

Free for Loyola Students and Loyola Faculty/Staff with I.D

 

Loyola School of Music Resident Artist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg with the Loyola Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, April 30, 3:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 

The Loyola Symphony Orchestra Featuring Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Violin and the 2017 Concerto/Aria Competition winners.

 

MAY  
 

Jazz Training and Workshop Ensembles Spring Concert
Tuesday, May 2, 7:30 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 
Free and Open to the Public

This is the annual Spring concert of the Loyola University Jazz Training and Jazz Workshop ensembles. The concert will feature a wide variety of compositions for the large jazz ensemble. It will be an exciting and eclectic concert with something for all jazz fans.

 

All Strings Orchestra and String Ensembles
Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 PM | Louis J. Roussel Hall 
Free and Open to the Public

 

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