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North Hennepin Community College invites the community to its Spring Concert Series April 26 through May 6, 2024. Events are free, and no advance registration is required. All events will also be livestreamed. 

Performance Schedule, Location, Tickets & Information 

All performances will be located in the Fine Arts Center Theatre (FAC 178). See individual events for livestream option. 

Vocal Ensembles, Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.
Join Vocal Ensembles for “Celestial: Exploring the Spaces Above,” a concert exploring what hangs and wings above us all. Featuring heavenly and soaring music by Andre Thomas, The Beatles, Beethoven, Tracy Wong, ELO, Ruth Thomas Gray, and more! This concert is brought to you by the North Hennepin Community College Choral and Vocal Departments, Gary Ruschman, Director of Choirs|Voice Performance and Drs. Heather MacLaughlin and Kevin Hobbs, piano. Livestream

Jazz Ensemble, Tuesday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.
The NHCC Jazz Ensemble directed by David Mantini presents “Swinging into Spring,” featuring Avri Blashack on vocals. Join us for some Belson, Stray Cats, Mancini, Wycliff Gordon and something from that other Gordon. It will be a scorchin' swingin' night! Livestream

Concert Band, Wednesday, May 1, 7:30 p.m.
NHCC Concert Band directed by David Mantini cordially invites you to celebrate "Heroes"! What makes a hero? A cool soundtrack? We will explore the music of heroes from Mozart to Williams. Stops along the way will include the Teddy Roosevelt official presidential campaign march from 1904 composed by Helen May Butler, themes from video games, and a celebration of one composer’s hero, his mother. Spend the evening with us and heroes! Livestream

NHCC Pianists in Recital, Friday, May 3, 7:00 p.m.
Come hear an evening of piano music performed by NHCC piano students, followed by a reception! A wide variety of genres and styles will be represented. Special guest performances may include vocalists and other instrumentalists.

Orchestra, Monday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.
The NHCC Concert Orchestra is excited to share “Music that Tells a Story,” an eclectic menu of orchestral music. Highlights include Honors student David Introwitz Williams conducting the orchestra in American Landscape by Soon Hee Newbold, and music faculty Dr. Heather Maclaughlin, who is retiring after 22 years at the end of the semester, performing as piano soloist in Eclogue by Gerald Finzi. Other orchestral pieces will include March to the Scaffold from Bizet's Symphony Fantastique, The King and I, Duke Ellington, and How to Train Your Dragon. Livestream

We hope to see you there! 

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