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.
Moraine Chorale and Chamber Singers
The Moraine Chorale celebrates its 22nd 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.
Moraine Valley Jazz Ensemble
Swinging into their 23rd 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.
Moraine Valley Concert Band
The Moraine Valley Concert Band presents their 15th anniversary season with three themed concerts including a celebration of autumn, a performance of great movie themes and a concert of favorites curated by our talented band members. The band is comprised of over 50 students and community members who play woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.
Moraine Valley Percussion Ensemble
This wonderfully entertaining ensemble presents their 15th anniversary season with three dynamic, high-energy performances featuring music styles performed on marimbas, vibraphones, xylophones, drum set, timpani, bongos, congas, trash cans, cookware, cowbells and much more!
Moraine Valley Jazz Combo
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.
Free Faculty and Student Events
100 Years of the Big Beat: The Legacy of Art Blakey
Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m.
John and Angeline Oremus Theater
Join our marvelous Moraine Valley Faculty Jazz Ensemble as they pay tribute to the incredible influence of legendary hard bop drummer Art Blakey and his iconic band the Jazz Messengers.
Music Student Recitals
Recital Hall (F120) and John and Angeline Oremus Theater
July 29, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Monday, May 4, 6:30 p.m.
Monday, July 27, 6:30 p.m.