Department of Music and Performing Arts presents Music at Moser

The University of St. Francis is proud to offer unique music and theater opportunities for fine-arts enthusiasts in Joliet and its surrounding communities. We invite you to join us at an upcoming event!

Purchase your tickets on line below or if you have questions, please call (800) 735-7500. Tickets purchased online will be available the evening of the performance at WILL CALL. Please be sure to bring your emailed receipt with you to pick up your tickets.

Please note:There is open seating at all performances and reservations are strongly encouraged. In order to accommodate all Music at Moser fans, reserved tickets that are not picked up 15 minutes before the start of a show, may be released to walk-in guests.

Once you’ve made your reservations, click for directions to the university or a campus map. You can also click for more on the university’s various ensembles or to find out about academic programs in the Department of Music & Performing Arts. Thanks for your interest in the University of St. Francis and Music at Moser!


MUSIC AT MOSER SERIES
Fall 2014

 

Ticket sales open on Monday, August 18, 2014.

 

Ritmos Unidos

Funklorico!: A night of dance music and jazz from the Americas

Ritmos Unidos photoRitmos Unidos delivers a high-energy experience combining dance music and jazz from all over the Americas. The band’s arrangements bring the sounds of Cuba, Brazil, Trinidad, Puerto Rico, and the United States into one unique voice, enticing audiences to get out of their seats and dance.

Led by Grammy nominated percussionist Michael Spiro, the group is based out of Bloomington, IN, and has performed extensively throughout the Midwest. The band just released their second CD, entitled “Ritmos Unidos,” which features new original Caribbean jazz arrangements , and several guest artists, including Grammy nominated trombonist and composer Wayne Wallace.

Featuring: Jeremy Allen – Bass, Jamaal Baptiste – Keyboards, Joe Galvin – Steel pan, vocals, percussion, Pat Harbison – Trumpet, Nate Johnson – Saxophones, vocals, Mike Mixtacki – Drum set, lead vocals, percussion, Michael Spiro – Congas, percussion, vocals, Joel Tucker – Guitar, vocals

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sexton Auditorium
Admission: Adults $10/Seniors (65+), Alumni & Non-USF Students $7/USF Students and Staff Free
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Faculty Recital

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sexton Auditorium
Admission: Complimentary
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“The Wedding of Venice to the Sea”, performed by Ars Antigua

“A program presenting the history of the yearly ceremony in which The Doge of Venice would lead a flotilla of gondolas into the lagoon to perform a ritual nuptial between Venice and the sea…sealed by casting a jewel encrusted Papal ring into the waves of Venice Lagoon”. The concert includes works by Vivaldi, Caccini and Praetorius.

Date: Friday, November 7, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sexton Auditorium
Admission: Adults $10/Seniors (65+), Alumni & Non-USF Students $7/USF Students and Staff Free
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Student Recital I

Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sexton Auditorium
Admission: Complimentary
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Fall Play

Date: Thursday, November 13 – Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sue Manner Turk Theater
Admission: Adults $10/Seniors (65+), Alumni & Non-USF Students $7/USF Students and Staff Free
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New Music Recital

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Sexton Auditorium
Admission: Complimentary
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Student Recital II

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sexton Auditorium
Admission: Complimentary
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Candlelight Cabaret – Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Sue Manner Turk Theater
Admission: Admission is by donation
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“Amidst the Cold of Winter” – Christmas at the Motherhouse Concert
(performances by the Schola Cantorum, Concert Chorale, Singing Saints & Singing Sinners)

Date: Friday, December 5 & Saturday, December 6, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Joseph Chapel
Admission: Adults $10/Seniors (65+), Alumni & Non-USF Students $7/USF Students and Staff Free
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“Christmas Classics” by the Joliet Symphony Orchestra at USF

Date: Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Sexton Auditorium
Admission: Adults $10/Seniors (65+), Alumni & Non-USF Students $7/USF Students and Staff Free
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