2019-2020 Concert Season

Please visit often for additional and updated event listings, including student recitals.

*indicates a concert-attendance eligible performance

Faculty Showcase Recital*
Monday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Faculty Recital: Stacy Maugans, Saxophone*
with Joseph Bognar, Piano
Monday, September 9, 7:30 p.m.

Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Guest Artists: Andrew Smith, violin, Joshua Pierce, piano*
Thursday, September 12, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Guest Artist: Aruna Quartet*
2019 Fischoff Competition Winners
Saturday, September 21, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Friendship Lasts Forever Concert, featuring Chorale and Chamber Concert Band*
Sunday September 22, 3:00 p.m.
Symphony Center, Chicago
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Faculty Recital: Katharina Uhde, Violin*
with Joseph Bognar and Nicole Lee, Piano
Tuesday, September 24, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Homecoming: Chorale, Men’s Ensemble, Women’s Choir*
Saturday, September 28, 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff


Homecoming: VU Symphony Orchestra*
Saturday, September 28, 8:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff
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Faculty Chamber Recital*
Thursday, October 3, 7:00 p.m.
Brauer Art Museum
Free admission and open to the public
A multidisciplinary event celebrating the works of American painter Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900). Featuring presentations by Gregg Hertzlieb, John Ruff, and a live musical performance of “Landscapes” by composer Daniel Baldwin. CORE lab approved.
Performers:
Krista Weiss, clarinet
Laura Bennett Cameron, bassoon
Ericka Tyner Grodrian, horn
Kyle Adams, piano
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Faculty Recital: Emily Yiannias, Soprano*
Sunday, October 6, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Faculty Recital: Spencer Martin, Viola*
Monday, October 7, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Faculty Recital: Sangeeta Swamy, Violin*
Friday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
Rescheduled, date to be announced


Faculty Recital: Anne Marie Bice, Soprano*

Sunday, October 20, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public
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Family Weekend: Chamber Concert Band*
Saturday, October 26, 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission and open to the public

Family Weekend: Luce Band and Community/University Band*
Saturday, October 26, 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission and open to the public


Guest Ensemble Recital: Swedish Chamber Music for Winds and Piano*

Wednesday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission, open to the public

The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University Concert*
Saturday, November 2, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Musical: Sondheim on Sondheim*
November 8 and 15, 8:00 p.m.
November 10 and 17, 2:00 p.m.
University Theatre
*Ticketed Event

Faculty Jazz Tio*
Wednesday November 13, 7:30 p.m.
University Theatre
Free admission and open to the public

Musica Viva*
Tuesday, November 19, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Abendmusik*
Tuesday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Jazz Ensemble*
Wednesday, November 20, 7:30 p.m.
University Theatre
Free admission and open to the public

Musica Viva*
Thursday, November 21, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Abendmusik*
Thursday, November 21, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Musica Viva*
Tuesday, December 3, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Julefest*
Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission and open to the public

Musica Viva*
Thursday, December 5, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

A Festive Christmas Vespers: Promise  Praise Pilgrim*
Friday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 7, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection

Tuba Christmas*
Sunday, December 8, 3:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection

Faculty Showcase Recital*
Monday, January 13, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Faculty Recital: Jennet Ingle, Oboe*
Sunday, January 26, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Faculty Recital: Claire Happel Ashe, harp and Phillip Serna, bass*

Saturday, February 1, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Epic Movie Concert with Chamber Concert Band*
Saturday, February 8, 7:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission and open to the public

Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra*
Saturday, February 15, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff


Small High School Band Festival*
Saturday, February 22, 3:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection

Community Band Festival*
Saturday, February 22, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection

Claudia Eliaza and Dan Zanes, sensory friendly concert*
Friday, March 20, 6:00 p.m.
Harre Union, Ballroom

Valparaiso University Chorale*
Saturday, March 21, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff


Faculty Recital: Joseph Bognar and Nicole Lee, piano
Saturday, March 28, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

35th annual Jazzfest*
March 30-April 3
Harre Union
*Ticketed Events

Faculty Recital: Ericka Grodrian, Horn*
Sunday, April 5, 2:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Musica Viva*
Thursday, April 16, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Men’s Ensemble and Women’s Choir*

Saturday, April 19, 5:00 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Musica Viva*
Tuesday, April 21, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

David G. Truemper Memorial Concert*

Institute for Liturgical Studies
Tuesday, April 21, 8:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection

Musica Viva*
Thursday, April 23, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Abendmusik*
Thursday, April 23, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra*
Saturday, April 25, 5:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff


Musica Viva*
Tuesday, April 28, 1:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Free admission and open to the public

Abendmusik*
Tuesday, April 28, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Musica Viva*
Thursday, April 30, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

Abendmusik*
Thursday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

The 22nd Annual Sousa Tribute Concert*
Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band, Luce Concert Band, and Community/University Concert Band
Saturday, May 2, 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Resurrection
*Ticketed Event: $15 adult, $10 senior/non-Valpo students, free to Valpo students, faculty and staff


Musica Viva*
Tuesday, May 5, 1:30 p.m.
Duesenberg Recital Hall
Free admission and open to the public

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Purchase Tickets
Individual tickets are available for each Center for the Arts sponsored production. To check seat availability and purchase individual tickets, shop online or call the Box Office at 219.464.5162.
Parking
Please be aware that parking has changed recently. Lot #1, south end of campus just off Rt. 30, is available to visitors anytime of the day. There is a sidewalk between Meier Hall and Center for the Sciences that leads to the Center for the Arts. Lot #5 (behind Urschel Hall) and the faculty/staff spaces located North of Center for the Arts are available on the weekend and after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.