Music ranging from holiday selections and soulful blues to classic swing, gritty funk and more will be featured during concerts performed this fall at Moraine Valley Community College’s Fine and Performing Arts Center (FPAC), 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills. The concerts are free and open to the public.

The Moraine Valley Symphony Orchestra, comprised of student and community players, will perform Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m., inside the Dorothy Menker Theater. The ensemble performs a variety of orchestral literature from the Baroque to present day.

Exploring a range of styles for its “88th Avenue Swing: An Evening of Big Band Standards, Holidays and More,” the Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Douglass Bratt, will perform Friday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m., in the Dorothy Menker Theater. The concert will feature swinging big band music and holiday hits, including music by Sonny Stitt, Randy Brecker, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, and Charles Mingus. Special guest will be vocalist Mona Roy.

Brighten your holidays with the Moraine Valley Concert Band as it presents, “Christmas Music and More,” an afternoon of delightful holiday selections and contemporary works, Sunday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m., in the Dorothy Menker Theater. The concert includes “Concertino for Clarinet” featuring Moraine Valley faculty member Patrick Rehker.

“A Night of Percussion” will be performed by the Percussion Ensemble Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m., in the Dorothy Menker Theater. The concert features everything from night themes to loud drums, gentle chorales to Led Zeppelin and musical chipmunks. Using percussion instruments and sounds such as vibraphones, xylophones, drums, trash cans and cowbells.

For more information, call the FPAC Box Office at (708) 974-5500.