UIC School of Theatre & Music November News

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Play on!

Who are we to deny the bard?! November at the School of Theatre & Music is a veritable feast of musical performances in all genres. Not to mention our second theatre production of the semester, Shakespeare’s witty and charming Twelfth Night.

So join us in November and “we’ll strive to please you every day.”
UIC Sings!
Winds of Change
November 15, 7:30pm
The UIC Choirs & String Orchestra
Directors Michael J Anderson, Andrew Lewis, and Ivana Bukvich
Notre Dame Church
1334 W. Flournoy St.

Join the UIC Choirs for an eclectic program in the spectacular setting of Notre Dame Church.
Jazz at UIC

Jazz at Jaks
November 19, 6:30pm
Jaks Tap
901 W. Jackson Blvd.

Make a date with UIC’s stellar Jazz Combos at this friendly neighborhood hotspot.

Sweet Time Suite
November 25, 7:30pm
Jazz Ensemble/ Director Andy Baker
UIC Theatre
1044 W. Harrison St.

The Jazz Ensemble is joined by UIC faculty vocalist Cheryl Wilson to perform the midwest premiere of this celebrated work from one of jazz’s most exciting musical minds: Kenny Wheeler’s beautifully crafted Sweet Time Suite.

Visit our website for a full schedule of performances
Twelfth Night
by William Shakepeare, directed by Rob Clare

Shakespeare’s sparkling, topsy-turvy Twelfth Night celebrates lowbrow bawdiness married to highbrow wit in which mistaken identity, tricky, and romance reign in the mythical land of Illyria.

UIC Theatre
1044 W. Harrison St.
Nov 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 7:30pm
Nov 17, 20, 24 at 2pm
Nov 19 at Noon


Students Benjamin Ponce & Chiagoziem Nawakanma in rehearsal

Tuesdays-at-One: LIVE on WFMT
Our Tuesdays-at-One series continues through the semester with many concerts broadcast live on 98.7WFMT. Performances take place from 1:00 to 1:50 pm in Recital Hall L060 on the lower level of 1040 W. Harrison St.

November 12 – UIC Jazz Combos
Musicians in UIC’s Jazz program study intensively with leading Chicago jazz artists. Hear these young performers in action.

November 19 – Guitar Duo Moderno+ *
Fareed Haque is a modern guitar virtuoso, fearlessly innovative, with a unique command of different musical styles. He partners with guitarist Paul Moeller on his program of duets.

November 26 – LP Duo*
Acclaimed as one of the top 10 duos at one of the world’s largest piano competitions, LP Duo has won more than 30 international awards. Their program highlights contemporary repertoire for which they are well known.

December 3 – UIC Chamber Music
Our fall series closes with solo and chamber works presented by music majors from the UIC School of Theatre & Music.

Visit our website for the full fall schedule.

+ This concert is part of UIC’s The Art of the Guitar, a series of free events throughout 2013-14 celebrating the many sides of this versatile instrument. Discover more HERE.

*Broadcast live on 98.7WFMT