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Notre Dame College performing arts programs present faculty jazz and marching band performances, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde musical theatre and introduce a new play festival this year.

The College also will feature in its 2019-2020 Joan Cronin Reagan #NDCPerforms Series traditional Candlelight Choir and Evening of Choral Music concerts, Wind Symphony, and Dance Showcases throughout the academic year. Notre Dame’s Honor Band Festival returns in the new year, with “Smokey Joe’s Café” as its musical theatre production for spring.

All events are open to the public and take place on the College campus. Most are free.

The series opens on Friday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel with a free chamber recital from Alicia Gallucci and The Siena Wind Quintet. Gallucci is a visiting assistant professor of music, and assistant director of performing arts at College. She is a flutist of the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra as well as her woodwind quintet.

Highlights of the fall semester schedule continue with Brent Hamker and Faculty Jazz Combo and a Falcon Marching Band Halftime Show during Notre Dame’s Homecoming and Alumni Reunion Weekend on Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5. Hamker is an adjunct instructor in guitar and jazz studies at Notre Dame. The College also will present “Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical” on Halloween weekend Thursday, October 31, through Saturday, November 2.

This year also marks the inaugural Notre Dame, home to Mercury Theatre Company, New Theatre Play Festival, which will consist of a competition among four to five staged readings of previously unseen theatrical works this fall. The winner, chosen by a committee and audience voting, will be put to full production in the spring semester by the College’s Department of Theatre and Dance and Mercury Theatre.

The 2019-2020 Joan Cronin Reagan #NDCPerforms Series complete schedule includes:

Fall Semester

Alicia Gallucci and The Siena Wind Quintet
Friday, September 13, 7:30 p.m., Christ the King Chapel
Free admission

Brent Hamker and Faculty Jazz Combo
Friday, October 4, 6 p.m., Campus Commons
Free admission

Falcon Marching Band Homecoming Halftime Show
Saturday, October 5, noon, Mueller Field
$8 general admission at the gate, includes football game

Marching Band Day
Saturday, October 19, 1 p.m., Mueller Field.
$8 general admission at the gate

Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical
Thursday, October 31, 7 p.m., Regina Auditorium
Friday, November 1, 7:30 p.m., Regina Auditorium
Saturday, November 2, 2 p.m., Regina Auditorium
$15 general admission, $10 students and seniors, free for Notre Dame students

Falcon Marching Band Halftime in Review Concert
Thursday, November 7, 7 p.m., Keller Center
Free admission

“New Beginnings” Dance Fall Showcase
Thursday, November 21, 7 p.m., Regina Auditorium
$5 general admission

New Theatre Play Festival
Sunday, December 1, 2-8 p.m., Regina Auditorium
Free admission

Candlelight Choir Concert
Thursday, December 5, 7 p.m. Christ the King Chapel
Free admission

 

Spring Semester

Honor Band Festival Concert
Saturday, February 22, 7:30 p.m., Regina Auditorium
Free admission

Jazz Combo at Open Mic Night
Tuesday, March 3, 7 p.m. Falcon Café
Free admission

New Theatre Festival Winner
Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m., Regina Auditorium
$15 general admission, $10 students and seniors, free for Notre Dame students

Evening of Choral Music
Thursday, March 26, 7 p.m., Christ the King Chapel
Free admission

Smokey Joe’s Café
Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m., Regina Auditorium
Friday, April 3, 7:30 p.m., Regina Auditorium
Saturday, April 4, 2 p.m., Regina Auditorium
$15 general admission, $10 students and seniors, free for Notre Dame students

Dance Spring Showcase
Thursday, April 16, 7 p.m., Regina Auditorium
$5 general admission

Wind Symphony Spring Showcase
Friday, April 24, 7:30 p.m., Regina Auditorium
Free admission

For more information or to register online for performances, go to NDCPerforms.com.

To learn more about performing arts degrees and co-curricular programs at Notre Dame, schedule a campus visit online now at NotreDameCollege.edu or inquire via email to admissions@ndc.edu or performingarts@ndc.edu.

August 2019

About Notre Dame College

For almost a century, Notre Dame College has educated a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1922, the College has grown strategically to keep pace with the rapidly changing needs of students and the dramatic changes in higher education. But it has never lost sight of its emphasis on teaching students not only how to make a good living but also how to live a good life.

Today, the College offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 disciplines plus a variety of master’s degrees, certification programs and continuing and professional development programs for adult learners on campus and online. Notre Dame College offers NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic programs for men and women and is located in a picturesque residential neighborhood just 25 minutes from the heart of Cleveland. Hallmarks of the Notre Dame experience include stimulating academics, personalized attention of dedicated faculty and staff, and small class sizes.

Notre Dame College is located at 4545 College Road in South Euclid. For further information contact Brian Johnston, chief communications officer, at 216.373.5252 or bjohnston@ndc.edu.