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Music Concerts

MOST concerts (see event details below) will take place in the Triton College Performing Arts Center
of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218).

Most are FREE Admission (see event details below)!

For more information about music concerts or to reserve tickets,
please call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3506 or e-mail music@triton.edu>
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Learn about Triton College's Music Ensembles on the web at www.triton.edu/music.

 

WORLD MUSIC SERIES
Kaben Kafo, African Djembe Ensemble
Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 11:30AM

Location: Student Center Cafeteria (B Building)
Admission: FREE
Kaben Kafo (Let’s Play Together), is a djembe ensemble comprised of some of Chicago’s most studied and gifted djembe/dunun professionals, getting together to breathe deeply with the intricacies, complexities and depth that is part of the deeper recesses of djembe music. Website: www.holygoat.com/kabenkafo.html

 

FACULTY ARTIST SERIES
Akiko Konishi, Piano
Jeremy Ward, Cello

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:30PM
Location: Triton College Performing Arts Center of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218)
Admission: FREE
Pianist Akiko Konishi and Cellist Jeremy Ward perform a program of classical favorites.

 

TRITON COMMUNITY BAND
Spring Concert
Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:30PM

Location: Triton College Performing Arts Center of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218)
Admission: FREE
It’s spring! Well, almost. The Triton Community Band will take you to the movies with a collection of film classics and favorite themes. Just the thing for spring.

 

WORLD MUSIC SERIES
NIU Gamelan Ensemble, Indonesian Gamelan

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 12PM (Noon)
Location: Student Center Cafeteria (B Building)
Admission: FREE
Gamelan is a percussion-dominated ensemble from Indonesia. It is the most popular Asian ensemble in the world, having 120 sets in the United States. The NIU School of Music teaches the Central Javanese and Balinese gamelans and gives regular concerts and demonstrations. Many composers, including students and faculty at NIU, also write new compositions for the gamelan. For more information about gamelan, please visit the Indonesian Gamelan page available through NIU's Southeast Asian Studies Resource Site.

 

FACULTY ARTIST SERIES
Nathalie Colas, Soprano
Ingrid Mikolajczyk, Soprano

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 7:30PM
Location: Triton College Performing Arts Center of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218)
Admission: FREE
Join voice faculty members Nathalie Colas and Ingrid Mikolajczyk as they perform a program of classical voice works.

 

TRITON JAZZ SERIES
Jazz Spectacular

Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 7:30PM
Location: Triton College Performing Arts Center of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218)
Admission: $10 General Admission, $5 Students/Seniors
The Jazz Spectacular is always a highlight of our concert season, featuring nationally renowned guest artists as well as the Triton College Big Band. Past guest artists have included The Goran Ivanovic Trio, Juan Pastor's Chinchano, The Nick Mazzarella Quintet, The Ian Torres Big Band and many other exciting internationally recognized groups. A FREE masterclass led by the guest artist will be held at 4 p.m., also in the Performing Arts Center. Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to engage with some of the best musicians in our region!

 

TRITON COMMUNITY CHOIR
Nathalie Colas, Director

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:30PM
Location: Triton College Performing Arts Center of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218)
Admission: FREE
Join the Triton College Community Choir in an evening of sacred and secular music celebrating love from the Renaissance to the 20th century.

 

TRITON COMMUNITY BAND
Globe Trotting through Music
Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:30PM

Location: Triton College Performing Arts Center of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218)
Admission: FREE
The Triton Community Band will take you on a whirlwind trip around the world with selections from different countries and continents.

 

TRITON JAZZ SERIES
Spring Jazz Concert

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:30PM
Location: Triton College Performing Arts Center of the Robert M. Collins Center (R Building, Room 218)
Admission: FREE
As the closing concert of the 2017-2018 season, the Triton College Big Band and jazz combos return to the Performing Arts Center to perform a concert featuring the music of historical and contemporary jazz legends.