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Upcoming Performances & Events

 

  • Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert

    Thursday, March 16, 2023

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Mandell Theater 3220 Chestnut Street

    • Everyone

    Jazz Orchestra Winter Concert
    featuring composer Anthony Tidd

    March 16, 2023 | 7:30PM | Mandell Theater

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
    Reserve your tickets here (starting Jan 9)

    The Drexel University Jazz Orchestra features musician, educator, clinician, audio engineer, and producer Anthony Tidd. Tidd has recorded and produced several records for multiplatinum artists such as The Roots, Macy Gray, and Lady Gaga. He also has a career composing scores for notable film and television projects, including Jay-Z’s Paramount/BET docuseries Rest in Power – The Trayvon Martin Story and Seven Years. As an educator and long-standing member of the M-BASE collective, Anthony has taught and presented masterclasses at several prestigious institutions, including Berklee College of Music, The Lincoln Center, Durban University (South Africa), and Paris Conservatory (France). In 2022, Tidd was part of the creative team that wrote and premiered the new Off-Broadway sensation Black No More, along with John Ridley, Tariq Trotter, James Poyser, Daryl Waters, and Bill T. Jones. Anthony will perform with the Jazz Orchestra featuring contemporary jazz arrangements.

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  • Drexel University Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert: Virtuosic Gems

    Friday, March 17, 2023

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Main Auditorium Main Building 3141 Chestnut Street

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    Drexel University Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert: Virtuosic Gems

    March 17, 2023 | 7:30pm | Main Auditorium

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
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    Virtuosity in orchestral music comes in many guises. Join DUSO as we perform several of the virtuosic gems from the 19th through 20th century library.

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  • Mediterranean Ensemble Winter Concert

    Saturday, March 18, 2023

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Mandell Theater 3220 Chestnut Street

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    Mediterranean Ensemble Winter Concert

    March 18, 2023 | 7PM | Mandell Theater

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
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  • All-College Choir and Chamber Brass and Winds Winter Concert

    Saturday, March 18, 2023

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Main Auditorium Main Building 3141 Chestnut Street

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    All-College Choir and Chamber Brass and Winds Winter Concert

    March 18, 2023 | 7PM | Main Auditorium

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
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  • University Chorus and Chamber Singers Winter Concert: Dona Nobis Pacem

    Sunday, March 19, 2023

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM

    The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill 8855 Germantown Ave Philadelphia, PA 19118

    • Everyone


    University Chorus and Chamber Singers Winter Concert: Dona Nobis Pacem

    March 19, 2023 | 3PM | The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill

    Free and open to the public

    Ralph Vaughan William’s cantata, Dona Nobis Pacem, is a staple among the greats of 20th century choral repertoire. Hear the University Chorus and Chamber Singers alongside the Gallery Choir of the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill as they perform this compelling masterpiece with a festival orchestra.

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  • Concert Band Winter Concert: From Darkness, Light

    Sunday, March 19, 2023

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Mandell Theater 3220 Chestnut Street

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    Concert Band Winter Concert: From Darkness, Light

    March 19, 2023 | 7PM | Mandell Theater

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
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    The Concert Band demonstrates the wide range of expression in band music of the modern era. Pieces from composers by Perkins, Maslanka, Copley, and Thomas connect the themes of darkness and light.

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  • Obsidian: Installation Activation, an Investigation of Black Wealth

    Thursday, April 27, 2023

    6:30 PM-8:30 PM

    Pearlstein Gallery URBN Annex 3401 Filbert Street

    • Everyone

    Obsidian: Installation Activation, an Investigation of Black Wealth
    with Maria Bauman

    Thursday, April 27, 2023
    6:30pm
    Pearlstein Gallery

    An interdisciplinary project between Dance, Digital Media, the Pearlstein Gallery, the Writer’s Room, and students from West Philadelphia High School and lead artist and Rankin Scholar, Maria Bauman.

    Bauman is an international dance artist specializing in humanistic, anti-racist community organizing embedded in creative process. The work furthers her research on various kinds of wealth and abundance and offers the students a formative experience in being part of an original, research-based artwork. With this new dance piece, she is probing themes of luxury, abundance, and the politics of Black wealth while examining Jillian Hernandez’s Aesthetics of Excess: The Art and Politics of Black and Latina Embodiment, using autoethnography as her methodology.

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  • Songs For A New World

    Friday, May 12, 2023

    8:00 PM-10:00 PM

    Mandell Theater 3220 Chestnut Street

    • Everyone


    Songs For A New World
    Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
    Directed by Bill Fennelly

    Opening: May 12, 2023 | 8pm
    May 13, May 18-20, 2023 | 8 pm
    May 14, 2023 | 2 pm
    Mandell Theater

    General Admission: $20
    Non-Drexel Students: $15
    Drexel Student/Faculty/Staff/Industry: $10

    Tickets can be reserved here (starting Apr 10)

    With a soaring, vibrant score that blends pop, gospel and jazz, Songs for a New World transports the audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise. Jason Robert Brown’s stunning song cycle examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments.

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  • Sites of Dance

    Thursday, June 1, 2023

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Drexel's Campus Specific locations are TBD

    • Everyone


    Sites of Dance

    June 1-3, 2023 | 7PM | Drexel’s Campus (specific locations TBD)

    Tickets will be available here (starting Apr 3)

    This special site-specific concert will happen on Drexel’s campus and serve as a novel way to witness dance in relationship to architecture. Dance Ensemble and FreshDance students will collaborate to create this unique event. Through mentorship and creative research, students will dive into their own artistic impetus. Come see emerging artistic voices as they develop unique dance and performance. You won’t want to miss this captivating evening of dance!

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  • Chamber Strings Spring Concert

    Tuesday, June 6, 2023

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Main Auditorium Main Building 3141 Chestnut Street

    • Everyone

    Chamber Strings Winter Concert

    June 6, 2023 | 7:30pm | Main Auditorium

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
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  • Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert

    Thursday, June 8, 2023

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Mandell Theater 3220 Chestnut Street

    • Everyone


    Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert: Send-Off!

    June 8, 2023 | 7:30pm | Mandell Theater

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
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    Come celebrate with the Jazz Orchestra as we wish luck to the 2023 graduating seniors! This concert commemorates the long history of the Jazz Orchestra with alumni special guests and by connecting graduating seniors with the greater community of alumni with a festive jam session like send-off.

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  • Outdoor Music Jam Spring 2023

    Friday, June 9, 2023

    1:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Chestnut Square Plaza 33rd and Chestnut (between La Scala's Fire and Shake Shack)

    • Everyone


    Outdoor Music Jam
    featuring Fusion Band, Rock Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble

    June 9, 2023 | 1-4pm | Chestnut Square Plaza

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  • Drexel University Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert: Grand Finale

    Friday, June 9, 2023

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Main Auditorium Main Building 3141 Chestnut Street

    • Everyone


    Drexel University Orchestra Spring Concert: Grand Finale

    June 9, 2023 | 7:30pm | Main Auditorium

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
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    DUSO will wrap up the year with a concert certain to excite all orchestral music lovers. Featured soloist will be the winner of the 2023 DUSO Solo Competition.

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  • Mediterranean Ensemble Spring Concert

    Saturday, June 10, 2023

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Mandell Theater 3220 Chestnut Street

    • Everyone


    Mediterranean Ensemble Spring Concert

    June 10, 2023 | 7pm | Mandell Theater

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
    Reserve your tickets here (starting Apr 3)

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  • All-College Choir and Chamber Brass and Winds Spring Concert

    Saturday, June 10, 2023

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Main Auditorium Main Building 3141 Chestnut Street

    • Everyone


    All-College Choir and Chamber Brass and Winds Spring Concert

    June 10, 2023 | 7pm | Main Auditorium

    Tickets are free but registration is required.
    Reserve your tickets here (starting Apr 3)

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