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Music Performance Calendar

Fall 2016

A Little Night Music

October 8th 5pm (Alumni Preview, Homecoming)
October 21 & 22, 28 & 29th 7:30pm
October 23 & 30th 2pm

Location: Taube Center

1973 Tony & Drama Desk Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album
Sondheim’s brilliant score in waltz time was inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film “Smiles of a Summer Night.” Named for Mozart’s “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.”

Director: Greg Fritsch
Choreographer: Dottie Lester White
Music Director: Debra Lambert



October 30th 7pm
December 11th 7pm

Location: Taube Center

Camerata is a piano-centric chamber group. Featuring spectacular pianists and instrumentalists, Camerata arranges and performs standard classical repertoire as well as originals and vocals. While primarily graduate students, the ensemble is open to talented instrumentalists who enjoy working collaboratively and performing beautiful music.

Director: Dr. Michael Schmitz (CND BM ’87, MM ’88)


November 19th 7:30pm
Location: Taube Center

The Fall 2016 Vocal Performance Class showcases their work with songs and arias from musicals, operas and oratorio.

Instructor: Debra Lambert
Accompanist: Kathleen Nelson (CND MM ’95)

A Ceremony of Carols

December 9th 7:30 pm                              December 11th 2pm
Location: College of San Mateo                  Location: Taube Center

This beautiful Benjamin Britten choral work was based on medieval poems discovered in 1942 in Nova Scotia. We perform in collaboration with College of San Mateo Choir.

Director: Marcelle Dronkers
Assistant: Michael Strelo-Smith (NDNU BFA ’16, MFA ’19)

Past Performances This Season

  • In the Heights, February 26 – March 12, 2016
  • Voci!, April 16, 2016
  • Yemoja, Queen of Creation & Water, April 20, 2016
  • From the Top, April 20, 2016
  • OperaRocks, April 21, 2016
  • Songs from the Hart, April 22 & 23, 2016
  • The Baker’s Wife in Musicals, April 24, 2016
  • Camerata Chamber Ensemble, April 28 & 29, 2016

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