South Suburban College invites community to October 2018 music events

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SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 20, 2018) – The Music Department of South Suburban College has scheduled the following concerts that are open to the public. All events will be held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center (PAC) on SSC’s Main Campus. Admission is free, though donations are appreciated to benefit the Music Scholarship Fund.

Please note: This calendar is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change.

October 10, 7:00pm—Jazz Orchestra Concert

Under the direction of Prof. Sam Hankins, the SSC Jazz Orchestra will be performing their first concert.

October 15, 7:00pm—Orchestra & Chamber String Ensemble Concert

The concert will feature the two new music ensembles in the Music Department: the SSC Chamber String Ensemble (directed by Prof. David Howard) and the SSC Orchestra. Under the direction of Prof. Phil Bauman, the Orchestra will present a diverse program of string music encompassing a wide range of musical styles, including the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with memorable selections from West Side Story and other favorite composers of “Lenny.”

October 17, 12:00pm—Lecture Recital: “Joy and Sorrow”

Through the lens of music, guests will explore the complex mixture of joys and sorrows that comprise the human experience. SSC cellist Patricia White, guest violinist Tamara Ringas, and SSC pianist Marilyn Bourgeois will present, in various combinations, an assortment of works of music that give voice to the emotional spectrum as only music can.

October 19, 7:00pm—SSC Voices & Symphonic Band Concert

The SSC Voices, under the direction of Prof. Doug Ulreich, will be performing famous choral works, including “Up, Up and Away,” “Twilight Time,” “Hush! Somebody’s Calling My Name,” “The Joy of Living,” and “I Know that My Redeemer Lives.” Under the direction of Prof. Jeff Brath, the SSC Symphonic Band will present various styles of band music.

The Main Campus of South Suburban College is located at 15800 State Street in South Holland, Illinois.

 

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