All Academic Music performances take place in the Dorothy Menker Theater unless otherwise noted. Chorale performances are reserved seating, all other performances are general admission.
All tickets (unless noted) for Academic Music performances are: $12 General Public, $10 Seniors, Students, Staff


Academic Music

Moraine Chorale and Chamber Singers

The Moraine Chorale celebrates its 19th 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 60 members. The Chamber Singers is an ensemble featuring Moraine Valley students.

Broadway/Pop/Motion Picture Spectacular!
Saturday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.

Summer 2017 Patriotic Concert
Saturday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.


Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble

Swinging into their 20th season, this 20-member big band explores a wide 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.



Mona Swings! Mona Sings!
Friday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.

20th Anniversary Concert
Featuring Saxophonist Tim Aubuchon
Friday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.

Swingin’ Summer Jazz!
Friday, July 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Concert Band

Moraine Valley Concert Band

The Moraine Valley Concert Band presents their 12th season with three themed concerts including our annual holiday concert, a celebration of masterworks for concert band, and an afternoon of audience favorites. The band is comprised of over 50 college students and adult community members who play woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.




Flute Ensemble

Flute Choir

The Flute Choir explores flute music from a wide range of eras and styles.

Music Through the Ages
Friday, April 7, 7 p.m.
John and Angeline Oremus Theater
Free admission

Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble

The percussion ensemble celebrates their 12th season with three dynamic, high-energy performances featuring a wide range of music styles performed on marimbas, vibraphones, xylophones, drum set, timpani, bongos, congas, trash cans, cookware, cowbells and much more! This 15- to 20-member
group is always wonderfully engaging and entertaining.



Spring Concert Spectacular
Thursday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Free Admission

Summer 2017 Concert
Tuesday, Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m.
Free Admission

Community Orchestra

Moraine Valley Symphony Orchestra

The orchestra is comprised of student and community players of string, wind and percussion instruments. The ensemble performs a variety orchestral literature from the Baroque to current times.

Spring Concert
Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 p.m.
Free admission


Faculty and Student Events

Tammi Carlson Summer Breeze
Friday, March 31, 7 p.m.
Free admission
John and Angeline Oremus Theater

Music Student Recitals
Monday, May 8, 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 31, 2017, 6:30 p.m.|
Free admission