Spring Concerts @ Stevens

4/15/2010:

Three great events coming up at Stevens Institute starting next weekend!

Performing Arts Spring Concerts at Stevens

“For the end of the 2009–2010 Music Series, DeBaun Center for Performing Arts is proud to present the Spring Concerts of the Performing Arts Groups within the Stevens Music Program: Stevens Choir, Stevens Jazz Band and Stevens Concert Band.

  • The Stevens Choir Spring Concert will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • The Stevens Concert Band Spring Concert will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at 8 p.m.

Both of these concerts will be held in DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Hall, 5th and Hudson Sts., Hoboken, NJ.

  • The Stevens Jazz Band Spring Concert will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 7 p.m. in the Bissinger Room, 4th Floor of the Wesley J. Howe Center, on the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.

The Stevens Choir Spring Concert, directed by Bethany Reeves, is entitled “Mozart and Mercury”. The music features Mozart’s Coronation Mass and songs made popular by Freddie Mercury, such as Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love and Bring Back That Leroy Brown. It also includes Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus and O Isis and Osiris from Die Zauberflöte.

The Stevens Jazz Band Spring Concert, under the direction of Gerald Ficeto, features a mixture of classic jazz and American standards by artists such as Jesse Harris, Edmond Edward Hyman, E. Y. Harburg, George Gershwin, Billy Austin, Cab Calloway, Johnny Mercer, George David Weiss and Herbie Hancock with contemporary big band jazz by Gordon Goodwin. Some songs feature singing performances.

The Stevens Concert Band Spring Concert, conducted by Gerald Ficeto, will also feature performances by the Stevens Brass Ensemble, Stevens Woodwind Ensemble and Castlepoint Saxtet. The repertoire is a celebration of Stevens performing arts students and their talents and include composers such as Giacomo Puccini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Gustav Holst, John Williams, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Peter Tschaikowsky, Stephen Schwartz and Gordon Goodwin.

Tickets for all the concerts are $7 for general admission. Tickets may be purchased online at www.DeBaun.org/Tickets.html and will be available for purchase at the Box Office. For more information about the concerts, please call 201-216-8933, email Center@DeBaun.org or visit www.DeBaun.org.

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