Performance Calendar 2016-17

Spring 2017


HOME - A DEVISED PRODUCTION

Home. Our ideal, our truth, our reality. This collection of interviews and stories with people from all walks of life illuminates the power and responsibility each of us have to step outseide of self in order to find home. For only when we stop moving are we able to see what we care most deeply about.

MARCH 23 - 25 | 7:30 p.m., MARCH 26 | 2 p.m.
Mago Hunt Theater |  Tickets available through Mago Hunt Box Office: 503.943.7287

HARD TIMES COME AGAIN NO MORE: SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH SONG

Funded by a grant from The Dundon Berchtold Institute, the concert features student and faculty performances of songs that respond to some of the pressing issues of our time: Conflict, Displacement, Immigration and Equality.

APRIL 6 | 7:30 p.m. | Reception to follow
Buckley Center Auditorium |  FREE -No tickets required

THE 53RD ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND JAZZ FESTIVAL

The University of Portland Jazz Festival showcases excellent student musicians as well as guest artists from around the nation, all contributing to a vibrant festival of jazz and the celebration of music performance and education on our campus. Since it began, the festival has grown in size every year, becoming known as a premier student jazz event in the Pacific Northwest. This event will also feature a performance by the UP Jazz Ensemble with guest soloist, Alex Noppe. 

APRIL 12th 10: a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | APRIL 13TH 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chiles Center |  FREE -No tickets required

WIND SYMPHONY 

The UP Wind Symphony is pleased to welcome the Jesuit High School Concert Band and director George Izzett to campus to share our final concert of the year! Selections include Ralph Vaughan Williams’ charming English Folk Song Suite, the mysterious <Redacted> by John Mackey, and the regional premiere of Seeds of Glass for band and video by Benjamin Taylor. In addition, cellist Maranda Hamilton joins the Chamber Winds to perform David Maslanka’s moving Remember Me, conducted by UP alumna Kylie Pybus. Help us honor our seniors and enjoy an afternoon of fascinating music!

APRIL 22 | 3 p.m.
BUCKLEY CENTER AUDITORIUM | FREE -No tickets required

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR  by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
APRIL 19-23 | 7:30 p.m., APRIL 23 | 2 p.m.
Mago Hunt Theater |  Tickets available through Mago Hunt Box Office: 503.943.7287

Chamber Ensembles Concert
Wednesday, April 26, 12:30 p.m.
Mago Hunt Recital Hall
No tickets required

GIRLS' NIGHT OUT: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN'S CHOIRS

Girls’ Night Out is a celebration of women’s choirs, featuring performers from the University of Portland, Heritage High School, Tigard High School, and West Linn High School.  The groups will perform separately and then join together in a grand choral finale. 

APRIL 26 | 7:30 p.m.
BUCKLEY CENTER AUDITORIUM FREE -No tickets required

Student Written Play Festival
April 26 - 27, 7:30 p.m.
Blair Studio Theatre
No tickets required

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