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Campus Events

From standing ovations to homeruns, there is always something exciting happening at DePaul. Throughout the year the School of Music, The Theater School at DePaul University, DePaul Athletics, and the DePaul Art Museum host many concerts, shows, games, and exhibitions that are open to the public. Below is a list of events happening fall quarter between the Loop and Lincoln Park campus. To view event details, simply click on the listed event. ​

  • Jan 11, 2018 10am - Feb 17 Junie B Jones Is Not a Crook
    Junie B Jones Is Not a Crookby Allison Gregory adapted from the book series by Barbara Park directed by Krissy Vanderwarker ​Remember Junie B. Jones? She’s back, and she’s on stage! In the theatrical...
  • Guest Recital: Peter Steiner, tromboneAt the age of 23, Italian trombonist Peter Steiner was appointed Trombonist of the Vienna State Opera and Vienna Philharmonic for the 2016-2017 season. On the international...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Faculty Artist Series: Jeremy Ruthrauff, saxophoneJeremy Ruthrauff is a saxophonist, composer/improviser and teacher based in the Chicago area active in the concert, jazz and experimental music arenas. Freelance work...
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Junior Recital: Aurora Lawrie, celloDePaul School of Music hosts student recitals throughout the academic year. Program information will be made available closer to the concert date.
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Faculty Artist Series: Alexander Hanna, bassAlexander Hanna was appointed Principal Bass of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra by Riccardo Muti in the spring of 2012. Prior to his Chicago appointment, he served as Principal...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Faculty Recital: Jenny Shin, fluteA native of San Diego, California, Jenny Shin is a rising artist of the current generation whose playing has enjoyed critical acclaim. She has garnered top performance prizes...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Jan 28, 2018 3pm Composer Focus Forum
    Composer Focus Forum
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Jan 28, 2018 4pm Piano Chamber Fest
    Piano Chamber Fest We are pleased to welcome members of the Kaia String Quartet as our guests for Piano Chamber Fest. Students from beginning through advanced levels will have the opportunity to...
  • In Conversation with Great Minds Michael ShannonAcademy Award/Golden Globe nominee and SAG Award winner, Michael Shannon visits the DePaul Humanities Center and joins Center director H. Peter Steeves to talk about a career...
  • In​ ​Conversation​ ​with​ ​Great​ ​Minds Michael​ ​ShannonAcademy Award/Golden Globe nominee and SAG Award winner, Michael Shannon visits the DePaul Humanities Center and joins Center director H. Peter Steeves to talk about a career...
  • Feb 1, 2018 8pm Ensemble 20+
    Ensemble 20+PROGRAM A work by Daniel O’Hearn, to be announced Phillip Rapa Historia *world premiere performance Anton Webern (1883-1945) Symphony, Op. 21 Lu Wang (b.1976) Siren...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Feb 2, 2018 8pm DePaul Symphony Orchestra
    DePaul Symphony OrchestraPROGRAM Moritz Moszkowski (1854-1925)/arr. Carl Topilow Suite for 2 Violins and Orchestra, Op. 71 (1903) I. Movement I II. Movement II III. Movement III ...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Feb 3, 2018 8pm DePaul Wind Symphony
    DePaul Wind SymphonyPROGRAM Charles Ives/orch. William Schuman/Trans. William E. Rhoads (1874 - 1954) Variations on America (1903) Joseph Schwantner/Trans. Nikk Pilato (b. 1943) New Morning of...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Feb 5, 2018 8pm DePaul Wind Ensemble
    DePaul Wind EnsemblePROGRAM Josef Mysliveček (1737-1781) Octet No. 2 in E flat major (ca. 1770) I. Allegro spiritoso II. Largo, sotto voce III. Rondo John Harbison (b....
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Feb 6, 2018 8pm DePaul Concert Orchestra
    DePaul Concert OrchestraPROGRAM Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Petite Suite (1889) I. En bateau II. Cortège III. Menuet IV. Ballet Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Symphony No. 8...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Junior Recital: Natasha Kubit, violinDePaul School of Music hosts student recitals throughout the academic year. Program information will be made available closer to the concert date.
    Location: Recital Hall
  • DePaul Chamber Choir and Concert ChoirEric Esparza, conductor Michael McElvain, pianist​​ DePaul Chamber Choir, DePaul’s most select choral ensemble, is a 45-voice ensemble, dedicated to the rehearsal and...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • DePaul Concerto Festival for Young Performers Senior Division Winners Concert Students in Twelfth Grade and Younger on piano, violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, oboe, and bassoon are invited to audition for the Senior Division of the DePaul Concerto...
  • Feb 19, 2018 8pm Percussion Ensemble
    Percussion EnsembleMichael Kozakis, director The Percussion Ensemble consists of 15-18 percussion majors who perform a large variety of music expressly written for percussion. The ensemble is...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Frederick Douglass Now starring Roger Guenveur SmithObie award actor Roger Guenveur Smith (Do the Right Thing, American Gangster, Birth of a Nation) brings his acclaimed solo work to Chicago.
    Location: Theatre School
  • Feb 23, 2018 8pm New Music DePaul
    New Music DePaulA concert of chamber music by Ronald Caltabiano, Dean of the School of Music. Music performed will include Fanfares for Harpsichord, Sonata for Solo Cello, Concertini and...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Junior Recital: Caleb Henry, violaDePaul School of Music hosts student recitals throughout the academic year. Program information will be made available closer to the concert date.
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Wind/Mixed Chamber Showcase IProgram information will be made available closer to the concert date.
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Graduate Recital: Benjamin Zisook, bass tromboneDePaul School of Music hosts student recitals throughout the academic year. Program information will be made available closer to the concert date.
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Wind/Mixed Chamber Showcase IIProgram information will be made available closer to the concert date.
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 1, 2018 7pm Jazz Combos
    Jazz CombosJazz combos vary in size and instrumentation and perform a diverse and compelling selection of jazz repertoire. Groups are formed in the fall with rosters and personnel...
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Mar 1, 2018 8pm String Chamber Showcase
    String Chamber Showcase
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 2, 2018 7pm Jazz Combos
    Jazz CombosJazz combos vary in size and instrumentation and perform a diverse and compelling selection of jazz repertoire. Groups are formed in the fall with rosters and personnel...
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Mar 2, 2018 8pm String Chamber Showcase
    String Chamber Showcase
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 3, 2018 3pm African Drum Ensemble
    African Drum EnsembleAvo Randruut, Director In African Ensemble, you will hear musical techniques and repertory using aural tradition (by ear), and activities including instrumental techniques,...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 3, 2018 8pm DePaul Wind Ensemble
    DePaul Wind EnsemblePROGRAM Jean René Désiré Françaix (1912-1997) Huit Danses Exotiques (1957) I. Pambiche II. Baiao III. Nube gris IV. Merengue V. Mambo VI. Samba...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 4, 2018 2pm Guitar Ensemble
    Guitar EnsembleMany DePaul guitar alumni have become successful performers in a wide variety of areas. Graduates have found success as solo classical guitar performers, chamber musicians,...
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Mar 4, 2018 3pm DePaul Wind Symphony
    DePaul Wind SymphonyErica Neidlinger, conductor
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 4, 2018 7pm Jazz Ensemble
    Jazz EnsembleBob Lark, director​​ The Jazz Ensemble, directed by Bob Lark, performs several times throughout the academic year both on and off campus and has appeared at the Midwest...
  • Faculty Artist Series: George Vatchnadze, pianoCritic and writer Faubion Bowers wrote in American Record Guide, “Vatchnadze is a consummate artist, now at the height of his musical and intellectual powers. He can do...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 5, 2018 8pm Jazz Workshop
    Jazz WorkshopDana Hall, Director The DePaul Jazz Workshop serves as the laboratory ensemble of the three large jazz ensembles at DePaul. Using the legendary Jazz Workshops of Charles...
  • Mar 7, 2018 7pm Jazz Combos
    Jazz CombosJazz combos vary in size and instrumentation and perform a diverse and compelling selection of jazz repertoire. Groups are formed in the fall with rosters and personnel...
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Mar 8, 2018 8pm Ensemble 20+
    Ensemble 20+PROGRAM George Lewis (b.1952) Artificial Life (2007) George Lewis Flux (2014) A work by Anthony Braxton, to be announced Katherine Young Where the Moss Glows...
    Location: Concert Hall
  • DePaul Opera Theatre Presents: The Merry WidowHarry Silverstein, director The style and romance of early twentieth century Paris comes to life as DePaul Opera Theatre presents the operetta masterpiece The Merry Widow....
  • Mar 10, 2018 8pm DePaul Concert Orchestra
    DePaul Concert OrchestraPROGRAM Anna Thorvaldsdottir (b.1977) AERIALITY (2011) György Ligeti (1923-2006) Atmospheres (2002) Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) Symphony No. 5 (1915-1919)
    Location: Concert Hall
  • Mar 11, 2018 3pm Jazz Orchestra
    Jazz OrchestraThe Jazz Orchestra focuses on the traditional and contemporary repertoire for the standard big band instrumentation of 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, and rhythm section.
  • Mar 12, 2018 7pm Jazz Combos
    Jazz CombosJazz combos vary in size and instrumentation and perform a diverse and compelling selection of jazz repertoire. Groups are formed in the fall with rosters and personnel...
    Location: Recital Hall
  • Mar 12, 2018 8pm Composers Forum
    Composers Forum
    Location: Concert Hall
  • DePaul Community Chorus ConcertThe DePaul Community Chorus presents their Winter Quarter concert Cherubini / Requiem in C minor. Founded in 1989, the 150-member group is comprised of singers from all walks...
    Location: DePaul Concert
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