Saint Xavier University’s Department of Music will host a series of concerts during the fall 2011 semester. The concerts are free for all SXU faculty, staff, and students with an ID. General admission is $6 and $5 for seniors and visiting students. All concerts will be held at the Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St. For more information, contact Annette Adamus in the Department of Music at 773-298-3421 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumnae Vocal Recital – Michelle Gliottonni-Rodriguez ’02 and Kojelyte Johnson ’09
7:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 29 in McGuire Hall in the Warde Academic Center
Gliottonni-Rodriguez and Johnson will perform works by Mozart, Schubert, Verdi and other composers. Gliottoni-Rodriguez also will host a signing of her first book, a Gothic romance titled “Opera Macabre,” in the lobby immediately following her performance.
SXU Guitar Ensemble and Jazz Combo
7:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 11 in McGuire Hall in the Warde Academic Center
The Guitar Ensemble will perform works by Bach, John Dowland, and others. The Jazz Combo will perform selections by Grant Green, Bennie Harris, J.J. Johnson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Stitt, and others.
SXU Jazz Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 18 in McGuire Hall in the Warde Academic Center
The Jazz Ensemble will perform selections by Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Duke Jordan, John Lewis, Ernie Wilkins, Stevie Wonder, and others.
University Orchestra – “William Tell”
7:30 p.m., Sat., Nov. 19 in the Rehearsal/Performance Space in the Warde Academic Center
University Chorale – Sacred Magnificence Concert
4 p.m., Sun., Nov. 20 in McDonough Chapel
The University Chorale presents the annual Sacred Magnificence concert this year featuring “Magnificat” by John Rutter. The program will include choral masterworks celebrating the start of the holiday season including audience favorites such as “Prayer of the Children” by Kurt Bestor, “Mary’s Boy Child” by Jester Hairston, and “Carol of the Bells” arranged by Mykola Leontovych.
Chamber Music Ensemble – “A Little Bit of Christmas”
3:30 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 30 in McDonough Chapel
Alumnae Vocal Recital – Andrea Caruso and Kojelyte Johnson ’09
7:30 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 1 in McGuire Hall in the Warde Academic Center
Flute Choir – Christmas Concert
7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 2 in McGuire Hall in the Warde Academic Center
Wind Ensemble and University Orchestra – “Sleigh Ride”
7:30 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 3 in the Rehearsal/Performance Space in the Warde Academic Center