Sun., April 17 at 3 p.m. (Main Theater)
College Chorale with Featured Guest Ensemble Eloquence String Quartet
Director: Dr. Eve-Anne Wilkes
Kicking off the spring’s performance series, the College Chorale will take the NVC stage with Joseph Haydn’s Missa in Angustiis, universally known as the LORD NELSON MASS. Led by Director Dr. Eve-Anne Wilkes, this will be the group’s debut performance of Haydn’s 1798 masterwork, which they will also perform this June at the International Choral Festival in Limerick, Ireland. Guest ensemble, the Eloquence String Quartet, opens show with a performance of the Afro-Caribbean inspired Danzas De Panama by 20th century American composer William Grant Still.
Sun., April 24 at 3 p.m. (Main Theater)
North Bay Wind Ensemble
Director: Harry Cadelago
The North Bay Wind Ensemble (NBWE) carries a full-symphonic quality through timbres of differing instrumental sections in TIMBRES & TEXTURES,featuring popular selections for band. Directed by Harry Cadelago, this performance will feature “commanding sound and musicality,” including a stunning clarinet solo from composer Bernhard Henrik Crusell performed by Roberta “Bobbie” J. Textor, a former touring member of the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight, the 530th Air National Guard Band of the South, Air National Guard Band of the West Coast, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band (USAFE).
Sat., May 7 at 8 p.m. (Main Theater)
The second of two biannual recitals featuring NVC vocal students, May’s performances will include solos and vocal works from musical theater along with contemporary songs, art songs and popular opera selections, accompanied by pianist Mark Osten. This performance is free to the public.
Fri., May 13 at 8 p.m. (Main Theater)
NVC Jazz Ensemble, “Stormwatch”
Director: Brian Simpson
The Napa Valley College Jazz Ensemble is a traditional Big Band. Directed by Brian Simpson, COOL JAZZ will highlight jazz’s rhythmic excitement and spirit, while also celebrating its cool, melodic sounds.
Sun., May 15 at 3 p.m. (Main Theater)
Director: Harry Cadelago
Directed by Harry Cadelago, their culminating performance and the last of Music Napa Valley’s spring series, SYMPHONIC EVOLUTION, will feature a dynamic symphonic repertoire, including Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures from an Exhibition.
Tickets for Music Napa Valley performancesare $15 - $20. For tickets and information call (707) 256-7500 or visit our online Box Office. To purchase tickets in person, visit the Arts & Humanities (ARAH) Division Office, Room 141, Monday-Friday between the hours of 2:00-4:30pm. To access the ARAH Division Office, please use the northwest entrance of the Performing Arts Center.
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