Music and Vocal Arts

Spring 2018

Into the WoodsInto the Woods, A Musical by Stephen Sondheim

February 23 & 24     7:30 p.m.
February 25                  2:00 p.m.

March 2 & 3                  7:30 p.m.  
March 4                           2:00 p.m.
Location: NDNU Theatre

The 1988 Tony and Drama Desk Award winning musical. Cinderella, Rapunzel, their princes, a Baker and his Wife, Jack, the Stepsisters, and of course the inevitable Witch, all teach us the nature of wishes, and tell the tales of “happily ever after.”

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine

Classical Singer International Vocal Competition

March 25-29
Location: Guangzhou, China

Debra Lambert has been invited to adjudicate for this international vocal competition, to participate in a symposium, and to teach a day of master classes and individual lessons. Over 400 singers will be competing over two days of competition in Guangzhou, China’s third largest city.


April 7       7:30 p.m.
Location: NDNU Taube Center

Our Spring 2018 vocalists and collaborative piano students perform classics through contemporary Broadway, accompanied by faculty and MFA students.


April 13 & April 15    7:30 p.m. 
Location: NDNU Taube Center

Songs, arias and scenes from the great operas and operettas.

MFA Lecture Recital: John Hanson, baritone

April 21       2:00  p.m.
Location: NDNU Taube Center
Daniel Lockert, Accompanist

“Villains in Musicals” Songs from Oklahoma!, Damn Yankees, Oliver, The Lion King and more.

MFA Recital: Michael Strelo-Smith, tenor

April 21    7:30 p.m.
Location: NDNU Taube Center
Louise Costigan-Kerns, Accompanist

“The German Art Song” The glorious music of Beethoven, Mahler, and Korngold.

MFA Recital: Heather Razo, soprano

April 28       7:30 p.m.
Location: NDNU Taube Center

San Francisco Symphony League

Date TBD

NDNU students to perform in a private home for the Symphony League’s February meeting.

About the Department of Music and Vocal Arts

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