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Music Event

One Woman & Her Violin

Violin Faculty Sophie Till will be giving a 40 minute recital of works for unaccompanied violin Free admission
Sep 27 (Fri), 7:00PM
Marian Chapel
Music Event

Super Saxophone Saturday

Super Saxophone Saturday is a workshop featuring the Marywood Saxophone Studio along with students from the community. There will be masterclasses, work on technique and etudes, and a professional recital. This year’s workshop will feature guest artist, Dr. Timothy Roberts, Principal Saxophone Soloist with the United States Navy Band, ret. and Professor of Saxophone at Shenandoah Conservatory. All saxophonists (grades 6-12) are encouraged to participate. Free admission
Sep 28 (Sat), 11:00AM
Marian Chapel
Theatre Event

Marywood Players Present: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

The Marywood Players present a workshop production of 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time'. Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, and adapted for stage by Simon Stephens. The story concerns a mystery surrounding the death of a neighbour's dog that is investigated by young Christopher Boone, who has an autism spectrum condition, and his relationships with his parents and school mentor. Free admission but Players are accepting donations. Thank you.
Oct 4 (Fri), 7:30PM

Oct 5 (Sat), 7:30PM

SLC Main Theatre
Music Event

Octuba Brass Festival

The Marywood Octuba Brass Festival is a workshop featuring the Marywood Brass Choir along with invited guests from the community. Marywood faculty Michael Parker will lead the Festival Choir through a repertoire of works for brass, breathing exercises, and fundamentals for brass. This year’s workshop will feature special guests: The United States Army Band West Point Academy Brass Quintet performing on Main Stage following workshop. Free admission
Oct 6 (Sun), 11:00AM
SLC Room 104
Music Event

Marywood String Celebration Performance

The Marywood University String Celebration is an event held annually for string students in grades 7-12. Students rehearse and perform with esteemed string clinicians and conductors from throughout the country. Students gain professional insight on technique, musicality, and orchestral music. After two days of rehearsal, the students will perform a concert on Saturday evening. Free admission
Oct 19 (Sat), 7:00PM
SLC Main Theatre
Music Event

The Northeastern Youth Wind Ensemble Concert

The Northeastern Youth Wind Ensemble is composed of wind and percussion performers from the public, private, parochial and home schools in the Northeastern Pennsylvania area. All members must be actively involved in their school music program and must be recommended by their music teacher. The ensemble performs a variety of repertoire ranging from traditional (transcriptions, marches and works of serious and artistic merit) to cutting-edge contemporary composition and music from popular media venues. Free admission
Oct 27 (Sun), 3:00PM
SLC Main Theatre
Music Event

Marywood University Symphony Orchestra Concert

The Marywood University Symphony Orchestra will perform a varied program featuring beloved classical repertoire. The program will include the exciting and colorful Capriccio Espanol by Rimsky-Korsakov in which the Russian composer explores the "sounds" of Spain through music. The concert will also feature Mozart's Symphony No. 31 (Paris) which the composer wrote when he was just 22 years old. Free admission
Nov 8 (Fri), 7:30PM
SLC Main Theatre
Music Event

The Tutti Ensemble Performance

The Tutti Ensemble at Marywood University is an adaptive program encouraging the use of music for individuals with unique learning styles. As an emerging band program, the ensemble partners each student with one Music Education and one Music Therapy student from Marywood in order for each student to succeed in learning a new instrument and performing with a wind ensemble, and of course, having fun along the way! Free admission
Nov 10 (Sun), 3:00PM
SLC Main Theatre
Music Event

Marywood Wind Symphony Concert

The Marywood Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will present an afternoon of music from the classic band repertoire and exciting new music from outstanding female composers. American composer Carolyn Bremer's Early Light and Into the Sun by Australian Jody Blackshaw will be featured on the program. In addition, the bands will perform Vincent Persichetti's Divertimento for Band Op. 42 and Vanity Fair by British Composer, Percy Fletcher. Free admission
Nov 10 (Sun), 4:00PM
SLC Main Theatre
Theatre Event

Marywood Theatre Program Presents 'Sense and Sensibility'

Based on the novel by Jane Austen, and adapted by playwright Kate Hamill. Guest directed by Maura Malloy. Admission Cost TBD
Nov 16 (Sat), 7:30PM

Nov 17 (Sun), 7:30PM

SLC Main Theatre
Music Event

Marywood Wind Symphony Christmas Concert

Musicians and Singers from the Marywood Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will join the Marywood Wind Symphony in an evening of Christmas musical standards and holiday tunes that everyone will enjoy. Our "Christmas Music Festival" will feature sacred, pop, rock, and jazz selections that are sure to please everyone in attendance. All should be aware that a visit from the North Pole's favorite elf is also expected. Admission is free for everyone.
Dec 4 (Wed), 7:00PM
(Holy Family Residence) 2500 Adams Avenue, Scranton