Department of Music, Theatre and Dance plans spring concerts
The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance has several spring 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 and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, call (401) 341-2295.
Newport County Orchestra
The Newport County Orchestra, composed of Salve Regina students, members of the local community and advanced high school students, will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29 in the Casino Theatre. Directed by Vincent Mattera, the concert will include Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 and selected works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Newport Community Symphonic Band
The spring band concert, featuring performances from the Newport Community Symphonic Band and the flute and jazz ensembles, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2 in the Casino Theatre. Directed by Peter Davis, the program will feature works by Gustav Holst, Edward Elgar, Vaughan Williams and other selected composers.
The spring choral concert, featuring performances from the University Chorus, Madrigals, men’s and women’s ensembles and the a cappella groups Cliffnotes and Pitches With Attitude, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 3 in Ochre Court. Directed by Dr. Donald St. Jean, the concert will feature the music of Johannes Brahams and Eric Whitacre along with selections from “Man of La Mancha.”