2020-21 Department of Fine and Performing Arts Calendar

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September


Friday, September 25, 2020  |  6:00 p.m.

Cabaret

North Quad

Join us for a night of modern pop and musical theater performances by students from the Fine and Performing Arts Department, the choirs, and jazz band. 

  
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October


Thursday, October 22, 2020  |  5:00 p.m.

An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe

Wallace Common

Join the UD Theatre Department, wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, and all three choirs for Fall Fest, complete with food, live spooky music, and eerie stories.

*This event is open to UD faculty, staff, and students only. 

Get into the Halloween Spirit, Virtually!

Eerie Halloween and seasonal melodies accompanied by Poe's short stories.

  
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November


Monday, November 30, 2020

12 Days of Christmas

Virtual Performances

UD concert band, jazz ensemble, pep band, concert choir, chamber singers, and treble choir, as well as a UD student organist, counted down the holiday season with "12 Days of Christmas," a series of musical performances. Originally shared at Facebook.com/udfpa, the performances are now gathered into a YouTube playlist and available to re-watch.

  
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December


Tuesday, December 1-11, 2020

12 Days of Christmas

Virtual Performances

UD concert band, jazz ensemble, pep band, concert choir, chamber singers, and treble choir, as well as a UD student organist, counted down the holiday season with "12 Days of Christmas," a series of musical performances. Originally shared at Facebook.com/udfpa, the performances are now gathered into a YouTube playlist and available to re-watch.

  
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February


Saturday, February 13, 2021  |  9:00 a.m.

University of Dubuque Jazz Fest

Virtual Experience

This event is designed for high school and middle school students to learn about many different facets of jazz's varied and diverse genre. This year's guest artists are Dr. Joel Vanderheyden, Dr. Damani Phillips, and Dr. Sherrie Maricle.

Students must be nominated and selected to participate. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, January 8, 2021.

This virtual event is free of charge. 


Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Winter Concert

John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center

Join the UD concert band, jazz band, concert choir, chamber singers, and treble choir for an evening of music. The in-person concert is open to UD students, faculty, and staff (no guests). The public is invited to join via livestream at: YouTube.com/UDBQMedia.

  
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March

Saturday, March 27, 2021   |  9:00 a.m.

University of Dubuque High School Honor Band Day

Virtual Experience

This is an opportunity for band students grades 9-12 to spend a day learning about music performance, music composition, career paths in music, and leadership. Our featured guests are Scott Lang, Alex Shapiro, and Randy Gist.   

Students must be nominated and selected to participate. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, January 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. 

This virtual event is free of charge. 


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April


Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Charles Barland Faculty Organ Recital

John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center

The debut of the stunning Dobson pipe organ, Op. 97 will feature University Organist and Professor of Music, Dr. Charles Barland in recital. Dr. Barland will perform French, German, British, and American repertoire to showcase the many sounds and colors available on this magnificent instrument. The in-person concert is open to UD students, faculty, and staff (no guests). The public is invited to join via livestream at www.YouTube.com/UDBQMedia.


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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 7:00 p.m.

Spring Concert

John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center

Join the UD concert band, jazz band, concert choir, chamber singers, and treble choirs as they present their spring concert.

The in-person concert is open to UD students, faculty, and staff (no guests). Please present UD ID at the registration table in the lobby. Free admission. No ticket required for in-person concert attendees.

The public is invited to join free via live stream at www.youtube.com/UDBQMedia.

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May


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