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Sun Jan 18, 2015

"Glory & Transformation": Vocal Concert of Bach, Handel, & Vivaldi

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Location: Holy Cross Chapel

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This concert of baroque vocal works (Handel "Gloria," Vivaldi "Nulla in Mundo," & Bach Cantata BWV 199), performed by guest soprano Awet Andemicael with chamber orchestra, will explore theological themes of glory and transformation. As a concert and operatic soprano, Awet Andemicael has sung at festivals and concert venues across North America, Europe, and Japan. She has received music awards from numerous organizations, including the Metropolitan Opera National Council, the Lee Schaenen Foundation, and the Oratorio Society of New York. Active as a performer, writer, consultant, and educator, Ms. Andemicael works primarily at the intersection of music and theology.…

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Sun Feb 1, 2015

"Lux et Tenebris" A Conducting Recital by Brendan Barker

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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"Lux et Tenebris" A Conducting Recital by Brendan Barker
Sunday, February 1, 2015
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Reyes Organ and Choral Hall
4pm
Free
 
This conducting recital led by Brendan Barker is an interdisciplinary performance built upon the narrative of a soul’s journey through the darkness (

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Fri Feb 6, 2015

"Works of Bach, Buxtehude, Correa, Frescobaldi, and Litaize" A DMA Organ Recital by Kevin Vaughn

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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"Works of Bach, Buxtehude, Correa, Frescobaldi, and Litaize" A DMA Organ Recital by Kevin Vaughn

 
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Reyes Organ and Choral Hall
Friday, 6 February 2015
7:00pm
Free

Kevin Vaughn presents his second doctoral recital featuring major works by Dieterich Buxtehude and J. S. Bach. The program also includes pieces from the early Spanish and Italian traditions performed on the Fritts organ and the historic Italian organ. Gaston Litaize’s thrilling 

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Sun Feb 8, 2015

Peter Sykes Guest Organ Concert "Bach Before 40"

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Peter Sykes is Associate Professor of Music and Chair of the Historical Performance Department at Boston University, where he teaches organ, harpsichord, clavichord, performance practice and continuo realization, and is also Music Director of First Church in Cambridge. He performs extensively on the harpsichord, clavichord and organ, and has made ten solo recordings of organ repertoire ranging from Buxtehude, Couperin and Bach to Reger and Hindemith and his acclaimed organ transcription of Holst’s “The Planets.”…

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Sat Feb 14, 2015

"Lamentations" A DMA Conducing Recital by Justin Appel

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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This vocal chamber concert conducted by Justin Appel features an all-male ensemble, and explores motets of lamentation from the golden age of Renaissance polyphony. The program revolves around the magisterial two-part Lamentations of Jeremiah by Tudor-era composer Thomas Tallis (1505-1585), and includes motets by Cristóbal de Morales (1500-1553) and Josquin de Prez (c. 1450-1521).…

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Fri Feb 20, 2015

"Developing Healthy Vocal Habits in Young Singers" A Sacred Music Colloquium

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Penote Performer's Hall

"Developing Healthy Vocal Habits in Young Singers" is part of the Sacred Music Colloquium Series. This particular colloquium will be given by Melanie Malinka.

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As choir directors, music teachers, and voice coaches, we are entrusted with the care of our singers' voices. When those singers are ten years old or even as young as seven, our concern should not only be for their immediate vocal health but also for the longevity of their developing voices. The following curriculum focuses on setting the basis for healthy vocal habits in young singers. It highlights important aspects of vocal technique each young chorister or soloist should be introduced to. 

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"Du coeur et du ciel,” A Vocal Recital by Samantha Dotterweich

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Penote Performer's Hall

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Samantha Dotterweich’s Master of Sacred Music degree recital includes a range of early and modern vocal works exploring the pursuit of holiness amidst the challenges of human nature. Samuel Barber’s Hermit Songs and seldom-performed works by Lili Boulanger and Libby Larsen are featured with the music of Hildegard von Bingen, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, and W.A. Mozart.…

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Sat Feb 21, 2015

"Liederabend" A Duo Recital by Wesley Dunnagan and Benjamin Liupaogo

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Tenor Wesley Dunnagan and pianist Benjamin Liupaogo combine forces to present a program of German art songs with fortepiano accompaniment.  The program will include Mozart's "Abendempfindung an Laura", Beethoven's cycle An die ferne Geliebte, and Schubert's settings of poems of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. …

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Fri Feb 27, 2015

Sun Mar 1, 2015

Fri Mar 20, 2015

DMA Organ Recital by Mary Catherine Levri

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Come listen and enjoy Mary Catherine Levri's first DMA organ recital for the Sacred Music program at Notre Dame! She will be playing works by Bach, Rossi, and Distler. 

Friday, March 20, 2015
8 pm
Reyes Organ and Choral Hall
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Sat Mar 21, 2015

MSM Organ Recital by Jonathan Embry

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Listen to Jonathan Embry's first Sacred Music at Notre Dame MSM organ recital at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 21 at 3 pm.

For tickets and more information, click here. …

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Sun Mar 22, 2015

Christopher Dekker DMA Organ Recital

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Second year DMA Christopher Dekker will perform a recital featuring works by Bach, Durufle, Krebs, and Matter on Sunday, March 22, at 3:00 PM in Reyes Organ Hall in the Debartolo Performing Arts Center.  Admission is free, but ticketed

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MSM First Year Voice Studio Recital

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Location: Coleman-Morris Center

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Sacred Music at Notre Dame presents

 

Master of Sacred Music, First-Year Voice Studio Recital

 

Featuring:
 
Jessica Bush, soprano
Wesley Dunnagen, tenor
Sarah Noone, soprano
 
With Support From:
 
Mona Coaler, piano
Mary Anne Ballard, viola de gamba
Darlene Catello, harpsichord

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Fri Mar 27, 2015

Andrew Koch MSM Organ Recital

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Come enjoy first year MSM organ student, Andrew Koch, perform his first recital as a Sacred Music at Notre Dame student. He will be playing works by Bach, Brahms, Buxtehude, Storace, and Sweelinck.

This event starts at 7 pm on Friday, March 27. It is free, but ticketed

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Fri Apr 10, 2015

Nicholas Mourlam MSM Organ Recital

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Nicholas Mourlam will be performing a solo organ recital at Reyes Organ Recital Hall on Friday, April 10th at 7:00pm. Mourlam is a second year MSM student studying organ under Professor Craig Cramer. This event is free, but ticketed

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Sat Apr 11, 2015

Ben Stone MSM Organ Recital

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Benjamin A. Stone will present is second and final degree recital in the Master of Sacred Music Program. He will present a program of plainchant-based pieces for major feasts of the Liturgical Year after Easter. A schola, directed by DMA student Mary Catherine Levri, will sing the chants associated with each piece.

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"Song of Songs; Hope, Faith, Life, Love" A MSM Vocal Recital by Ben Liupaogo

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Leighton Hall

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Benjamin Liupaogo, Tenor, will present his final voice recital for the Sacred Music Program at Notre Dame. Please come and enjoy a wonderful evening of songs by composers such as Schubert, Duparc, Britten and many more in collaboration with pianist Mona Coalter and viola da gamba Mary Anne Ballard. This is a free event to the public.

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Sun Apr 12, 2015

Joseph Ciskanik MSM Organ Recital

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Joseph Ciskanik, second-year MSM organ student, will present a degree recital.

This event is free to the public. Tickets are available here. …

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"Songs of Joy, Songs of Sorrow" A MSM Vocal Recital by Jamie Caprizo

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Location: Saint Mary's College, Our Lady of Loretto Church

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Songs of Joy, Songs of Sorrow- April 12, 7:00pm. Our Lady of Loretto Church, St. Mary's 
 
Jamie Caporizo, mezzo soprano, will perform a recital of songs highlighting the joys and sorrows experienced in a life of faith. 
Listeners will enjoy the music of Buxtehude, Pergolesi, Wolf, Debussy, and Dvorak. She is joined by Mona Coalter (piano) and Mary Anne Ballard (viola da gamba), with additional support from Samantha Dotterweich (soprano), Daniel Stein and Erin Donegan (violin) and Anne Watts (viola).  This event is free and open to the public. …

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Thu Apr 16, 2015

Notre Dame Children's Choir Spring Concert

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Location: Saint Peter's United Church of Christ, 915 N Ironwood Dr. South Bend, IN

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Come listen to the Cherub, Cantible, and Descant choirs of the Notre Dame Children's Choir perform their Spring Concert at Saint Peter's United Church of Christ on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6 pm. This is a free event and open to the public.

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Sun Apr 19, 2015

"The Evolution of the English Choral Sound", First Year Conductors Combined Recital

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Location: Loretto Chapel, Saint Mary's College

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Sacred Music at Notre Dame presents the Master of Sacred Music first year conducting students in a free recital featuring the works of Byrd, Britten, and Vaughan Williams. Experience the evolution of the English Choral sound, as it spans hundreds of years. From the early Renaissance to Neoclassicism, the Repertory Choir will perform an array of English choral works, featuring conductors: Joshua Boggs, Wm. Blake Bruchhaus, Erin Donegan.

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Thu Apr 23, 2015

Notre Dame Children's Choir Chamber Choir Spring Concert, featuring Guest Conductor Benjamin Saunders

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Location: Holy Cross Chapel

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Come listen and enjoy the Chamber Choir of the Notre Dame Children's Choir sing with guest conductor, Benjamin Saunders, of the Leeds Cathedral in the UK. Benjamin is the Director of Music of the Discoese of Leeds, UK and Leeds' Cathedral.

The concert starts at 7 pm at the Holy Cross Chapel. This event is free to the public. …

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Fri Apr 24, 2015

Sat Apr 25, 2015

Brandon Burns MSM Organ Recital

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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First Year MSM organ student, Brandon Burns, will be giving his first orgran recital for the Sacred Music program at Notre Dame. It will be featuring works by: Frescobaldi, Bach, and Dupré.

Tickets can be obtained here

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Sun Apr 26, 2015

Notre Dame Children's Choir Guest Organ Recital featuring Benjamin Saunders

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Location: Church of Our Lady Loretto, Saint Mary's College

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The Notre Dame Children's Choir will host special guest organist Benjamin Saunders on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2 pm for a recital at Church of Our Lady of Loretto at Saint Mary's College. Benjamin Saunders is the Director of Music at the Diocese of Leeds, UK and Leeds' Cathedral.…

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"Tomas Luis de Victoria's Officium Defunctorum" A DMA Conducting Recital by Michael Accurso

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center - Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

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Sacred Music at Notre Dame presents "Tomas Luis de Victoria's Officium Defunctorum". The work will be conducted by Michael Accurso, a second year DMA student. The concert will take place in the Reyes Choral and Organ Hall in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on 

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Thu Apr 30, 2015

THANK YOU to Everyone for your Support on Notre Dame Day!

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Dear Friends of Sacred Music at Notre Dame and the Notre Dame Children’s Choir,

Thank you for your generous support of our programs. We are still waiting to find out exact figures, but thanks to your kindness we raised approximately $17,000 on Notre Dame Day (plus, we are waiting to hear how many additional $10 gifts we received). Your incredible support allowed Sacred Music at Notre Dame to be ranked the seventh highest recipient of Notre Dame Day funds. Thank you for supporting our mission, graduate students, faculty, and children’s choir.

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Sat May 16, 2015

Notre Dame Children's Choir Community Festival

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Location: Christ the King Lutheran Church, 7195 Cleveland Rd, South Bend, IN 46635

Come hear the singers of the Notre Dame Children’s Choir’s Community Festival perform on Saturday May 16 at 4pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church (7195 Cleveland Rd, South Bend, IN 46635). The Festival is led by Melanie Malinka from the Madeleine Choir School of Salt Lake City

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