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2015-2016 Performance Season

New Student Showcase: Overture
Caleen Sinette Jennings, playwright, lyricist, director
Sept. 25-26, 8 p.m. 
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre

The Gorenman Russian Project
Oct. 10, 8 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall

The Threepenny Opera 
Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein
Cara Gabriel, director
Brandon Adams, music director 
Ralph Glenmore, choreographer 
Oct. 15-16, 23, 8 p.m. 
Oct. 17, 24, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
DC Metro Theater Review

Modern Times
American University Symphony Orchestra
Oct. 30, 8 p.m. 
Oct. 31, 7 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall 

Halloween Spooktacular
American University Symphony Orchestra
Oct. 31, 3 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall  

When Spirits Attend in the Balcony
Featuring Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem and Arvo Pärt: Salve Regina 
Charlotte Bergmann, mezzo-soprano and Austin Siebert, baritone
Julie Evans, organ
Daniel Abraham, director and conductor
Matthew Brown, guest conductor 
Nov. 7, 8 p.m. 
Nov. 8, 3 p.m.
Kay Spiritual Life Center

Choreolab 2015: Facing Forward
Melanie George, artistic director
Nov. 11, 8 p.m.
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre

Bachelorette
By Leslye Headland 
Carl Menninger, director
Nov. 12-13, 8 p.m.
Nov. 14, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Studio Theatre 

4 x 4: Celebrating Contemporary Chamber Music
American University Workshop
Noah Getz, director
Nov. 14, 8 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall

American University Symphonic Band Fall Concert
Ben Sonderman, director
Nov. 15, 3 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall 

Fall For Jazz
American University Jazz Orchestra
Nov. 20, 8 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall 

Through Tempests And Trials
American University Chorus
Casey Cook, director
Nov 21, 8 p.m.
Nov 22, 3 p.m.
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall 

The Alumni Music Ensemble 
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
February 2016

Concerto and Aria Competition 
Yaniv Dinur, director
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
February 2016 

Big Love 
By Charles L. Mee
Directed by Isaiah M. Wooden
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
February 2016

Alan Mandel Birthday Concert 
Alan Mandel, piano
Jonathan Baumgarten, flute
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
February 2016

Lean & Hungry Theater’s A Midsummer Night's Dream 
Directed by Jessica Hansen
Katzen Arts Center, Studio Theatre
February 2016

Save by the Path of Night 
American University Chorus and Chamber Singers 
Casey Cook and Daniel Abraham, conductors 
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall 
February 2016 

Mainly Mozart 
Yaniv Dinur, director
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
February 2016

The Gorenman Russian Project 
Yuliya Gorenman, piano
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
March 2016

No, No, Nanette 
Book by Otto Harbach and Frank Mandel, music by Vincent Youmans, lyrics by Irving Caesar and Otto Harbach, adapted and directed by Burt Shevelove, directed by Karl Kippola, musical directed by Brandon Adams Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
March 2016 

Spring Swing 
Joshua Bayer, director
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
April 2016

The Terezín Project 
This multi-day collaboration between the American University Chamber Singers and the Choral Arts Society of Washington explores music and art created at the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Through performance, discussion, and reflection, the arts explore the meaning and contemporary understanding of the “Model Camp.”
April 7-10 

The Terezin Project: Art When All Is Lost 
American University Chamber Singers
Daniel Abraham, conductor  
April 2016

The Terezin Project: Reflection & Reconciliation 
Choral Arts Chamber Singers
Scott Tucker, conductor
American University Chamber Singers
Daniel Abraham, conductor
April 2016 

Spring Dance Concert: Style and Pattern 
Melanie George, artistic director
Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre
April 2016 

Russkii Prazdnik (Russian Celebration) 
American University Symphony Orchestra and AU Chorus
Yaniv Dinur and Casey Cook, conductors
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
April 2016

Theatre/Musical Theatre Senior Capstone 
Cara Gabriel, artistic director
Katzen Arts Center, Studio Theatre
April 2016

Sonic Explorations 
American University Workshop
Directed by Noah Getz
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
April 2016  

Cinematic Sound 
American University Symphonic Band
Directed by Ben Sonderman
Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
April 2016

 


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