Department of Music, Theatre and Dance plans holiday concerts
The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance has several Christmas and holiday concerts on tap, including performances from the University’s choral groups along with the Newport Community Symphonic Band and the Newport County Orchestra.
Admission to all concerts is $8 for general, $5 for students and senior citizens and free for Salve Regina students, faculty and staff with a University ID. Tickets are available in advance and may be reserved by calling (401) 341-2295.
The Newport County Orchestra, directed by Vincent Mattera, will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 in the Casino Theatre. The orchestra is composed of Salve Regina students, members of the local community and advanced high school students. The program will include Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 8” and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Music Flute.”
The Newport Community Symphonic Band, directed by Peter Davis, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 in the Casino Theatre. The program will include a “Bell Suite” from various composers along with performances by the flute and jazz ensembles.
The University’s choral groups, directed by Don St. Jean, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 in Ochre Court. Featuring the University Chorus, Madrigals, men’s and women’s a cappella groups and student soloists, the concerts will include a variety of holiday classics.