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Music at Aquinas College

Concerts and Events

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January 28 - February 4, 2021 - Saint Thomas Aquinas Week at AQ!
Thursday, Jan. 28. at 4:30 p.m. 
Patronal Mass in OLSW

Sunday, Jan. 31 at 3:00 p.m. 
Welcoming 2021 - Music Faculty Recital

Thursday, Feb. 4 at 4:30 p.m.
Mass in OLSW

Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Wilkie-Hurd Piano Duo in Concert

Fresh from her Fall 2020 Sabbatical Leave, Associate Professor Mary Hurd and Todd Wilkie ’08 will be presenting piano duo repertoire created by a variety of composers, from the early Classical era's Johann Christian Bach (German) to an arrangement of Three Disney Waltzes by Greg Anderson, a composer who is active today as both arranger and performer in the popular Anderson & Roe Duo (U.S.A.).  Other composers include Darius Milhaud and Cécile Chaminade (France), César Cui (Russia), Carlos Guastavino (Argentina), and Manuel Infante (Spain).

February 24, Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.
Broadway Revue with the AQ Jazz Band 

Students unleash their belting, brassy, legit, and otherwise mesmerizing styles performing their favorite Musical Theater selections as the Jazz Band joins in the fun!

March 14, Sunday at 3:00 p.m. 
“Timing is Everything” Music Department Sampler Concert

Set your clock ahead, then enjoy the variety of performing groups coming your way to present pieces that relate to the concept of time.  

March 27, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Student Honors Recital

Outstanding student performers who have been selected by guest artists will perform their wining repertoire.

April 9, Friday at 7:30 p.m. 
Chamber Music Concert 

Small ensembles from within the departmental will be featured. Concerto Competition winner(s) will also appear on this event!

April 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Junior Recital of Roman Sustaita, Tenor Saxophone, with Todd Wilkie, Collaborative Pianist

May 1, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Spring Jazz Night

We can not have a Spring on campus without the sounds of the AQ Jazz Band in the air, directed by Dr. Tom Polett. 

May 2, Sunday - 3:00 p.m. 
Celebrating Vivaldi, Verdi, and Stravinsky Anniversaries

The Music Department’s Chamber Strings, College Band, College Chorus, Collegiate Singers, Jazz Band and Women’s Chorus round out the semester with a tribute to three giants in the classical music world.  There’ll be some surprises, too!

June 13-19
AQ Summer Jazz Camp - weeklong day-camp experience
Concerts on June 16 & 18, 2021