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SPRING 2016  


 

january
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23
SHARON JENSEN, SANG-IN HAN, LADONNA MANTERNACH  

Pianist Sharon Jensen will join vocalists Sang-In Han and LaDonna Manternach in concert.

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26
JAVIER COLON, SEASON ONE WINNER OF THE VOICE  

Javier Colon was the winner of the inaugural season of “The Voice” in 2011, receiving $100,000. He has referred to his style of music as being "acoustic soul." He was a member of EmcQ and The Derek Trucks Band, and worked with many musicians before going solo.

7:30 p.m.
TERENCE DONAGHOE HALL
$12/General Admission
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march
TUESDAY, MARCH 1
GUEST RECITAL ANNE GROSS, SOPRANO, WITH JEREMY MIMS, PIANO

Anne Gross, who has been praised for her exquisite tone, excellent breath control and enjoyable stage presence, is a polished performer who delights audiences with her musicality and sense of humor. Mims, assistant professor of Music at Clarke, has appeared on national and international concert and opera stages as a conductor, collaborative pianist, violinist and a tenor chorister.

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

FRIDAY, MARCH 11 AND SATURDAY, MARCH 12
MUSICAL MENUS

This Clarke musical tradition features performances by students and faculty. It’s been called the area’s best Broadway revue! 

Seating begins at 6 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m. (Reservations are required and may be made by calling 563-588-6553 or visiting clarke.edu/artsatclarke/musicalmenus.

During the performances, guests will enjoy the following five-course meal designed by Clarke University Chef Miles Breed.

First Course: Crab cake with avocado, grapefruit, and red and yellow tomato 

Second Course: Asparagus, pickled garlic, marinated sweet peppers, and ginger-sesame vinaigrette

Third Course:  Green apple sorbet and salted caramel

Fourth Course: Pan roasted salmon, wild mushrooms, creamy polenta, and truffle oil or Grilled pork rib-eye, artichokes, cipollini onions, prosciutto, and lemon herb butter or Ratatouille ravioli, yellow tomato cream, grilled asparagus, and balsamic glaze

Finale: Classic key lime tart with fresh berries

WAHLERT ATRIUM
$70/PREMIUM SEATING; $60/GOLD SEATING; $50 BLUE SEATING

TUESDAY, MARCH 15
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL CONCERT

A celebration of chamber music featuring guest, faculty and student artists. 

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

april
FRIDAY, APRIL 1
ALUMNI GUITAR RECITAL: MARCUS RAMAHLO DE JESUS

De Jesus, a 2014 graduate of Clarke, recently completed a tour of Brazil.

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

TUESDAY, APRIL 5
CLARKE HONORS JAZZ BAND FESTIVAL

Jazz lives at Clarke University as the area high school students jam with a top jazz artist in a day of musical celebration that culminates in an evening concert.  

7 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

SUNDAY, APRIL 17
JULIEN WINDS

The Julien Winds is a professional wind ensemble dedicated to performing the highest quality of repertoire for wind bands, and is comprised of professional musicians and educators from the tri-state area. The ensemble is conducted by Dr. Nicholas Bratcher. 

3 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free 

TUESDAY, APRIL 19
ACES (ADVANCED CHAMBER ENSEMBLES) AND NEW MUSIC CONCERT

The Advanced Chamber Ensembles and New Music concert features Clarke University’s New Music Ensemble, the CU Jazz Ensemble and the Woodwind Ensemble.  

7:30 p.m.
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
Free

SUNDAY, APRIL 24
BROADWAY PERFORMER BROOKE ELLIOTT

Accompanied by Clarke University’s own Jill Klinebriel, Brooke Elliott, Broadway veteran and star of the Lifetime network series Drop Dead Diva, performs in concert.

7 P.M. 
JANSEN MUSIC HALL
$10 General Admission

TUESDAY, APRIL 26
SPRING CHORAL CONCERT

The concert will feature the Clarke University Collegiate Singers and Clarke Cantabile Singers.

7:30 P.M. 
JANSEN MUSIC HALL AND SACRED HEART CHAPEL
Free

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