The Music Program at Moraine Valley Community College offers college students and community members many ways to achieve their musical goals. Featured performances include two choral groups, two jazz combos, jazz ensemble, concert band, flute choir, community orchestra and percussion ensemble. Learn more about Moraine Valley Community College Music Ensembles.

Select performances may be available to live stream for free. All Academic Music performances take place in the Dorothy Menker Theater unless noted. Chorale performances are reserved seating; all other performances are general admission.

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Moraine Chorale and Chamber Singers

The Moraine Chorale celebrates its 24th season performing five themed concerts, including Broadway music, patriotic, and holiday selections with a small chamber orchestra. The Chorale is a community-based choir with more than 80 members. The Chamber Singers is an ensemble featuring Moraine Valley students.

All tickets for Moraine Chorale and Chamber Singers concerts are $12

2022-23 Series

The Great American Songbook
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
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Broadway/Pop/Motion Picture Spectacular!
Saturday, May 6, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
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An Evening of Irish Music and Song
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
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Patriotic Concert
Saturday, July 29, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
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Merry Christmas Music
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
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Moraine Valley Jazz Ensemble

Free admission
Swinging into their 25th season, this 20-member big band explores a range of styles from the classic swing of Duke Ellington and Count Basie to soulful blues, burning Latin jazz and gritty funk. The band also features contemporary works by such composers as Bill Holman and Bob Florence and iconic vocal arrangements such as those performed by Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.

2022-23 Series

December Concert
Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
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May Concert
Friday, May 5, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
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March Concert
Friday, March 10, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
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Summer Concert
Friday, July 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
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Moraine Valley Concert Band

Free admission
The Moraine Valley Concert Band presents their 17th season with three themed concerts including our annual holiday concert, a celebration of diverse and emerging voices for wind band, and a concert of favorites as chosen by the Moraine Valley Concert Band members.

2022-23 Series

Holiday Music and More!
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, 3 p.m.
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Celebrating New and Diverse Voices
Sunday, March 5, 2023, 3 p.m.
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Percussion Ensemble

Moraine Valley Percussion Ensemble

Free admission
The always entertaining and engaging percussion ensemble presents their 17th season featuring two dynamic, high-energy performances filled with a wide range of music styles as performed on marimbas, vibraphones, xylophones, drum set, timpani, bongos, congas, trash cans, cookware, cowbells and much more!

2022-23 Series

Percussion Ensemble Holiday Extravaganza
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
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Percussion Comedy and Pops Night
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
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Moraine Valley Orchestra

Moraine Valley Community Orchestra

Free admission
Student and community musicians of the Moraine Valley Orchestra delight audiences with classical music from the Baroque era to current times.

2022-23 Series

Fall Concert
Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, 3 p.m.
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Spring Concert
Sunday, April 16, 2023, 3 p.m.
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Faculty/Staff

Faculty and Student Events

Free Admission

2022-23 Series

The Stone Bratt Big Band
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, 3 p.m.
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The Moraine Valley Academic Music Program is thrilled to welcome back saxophonist, composer, and LSU music professor, Doug Stone, along with our own professor of music, Doug Bratt for an epic reunion of their acclaimed Stone/Bratt Big Band. The band also includes members of the Moraine Valley Jazz Faculty along with an all-star cast of Chicago-area jazz musicians. The Moraine Valley Jazz Ensemble opens the show.

Music Student Recitals
Recital Hall (F120) and John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Fall 2022 Recital
Monday, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m.
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Spring 2023 Recital
Monday, May 8, 6:30 p.m.
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Summer 2023 Recital
Monday, July 31, 6:30 p.m.
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Jazz Ensemble

Moraine Valley Jazz Combo

Free admission
John and Angeline Oremus Theater
Comprised of both students and community members, the jazz combo celebrates a wide range of music styles such as jazz, funk, soul and Latin while exploring the art of small group improvisation.

2022-23 Series

December Concert
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, 7 p.m.
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May Concert
Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 7 p.m.
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Flute Ensemble

Moraine Valley Flute Choir

Free admission
John and Angeline Oremus Theater
The Flute Choir explores flute music from a wide range of eras and styles.
To watch past performances, visit the Moraine Valley Flute Choir’s Youtube Channel.

2022-23 Series

Fall Concert
Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, 7 p.m.
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Spring Concert
Friday, March 31, 2023, 7 p.m.
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