Information on upcoming events, shows, and activities for those who are interested in the arts.
The SMC Glee Club and Chamber Singers' Spring Concert
Monday, May 6, at 8 p.m. (Chapel)
Directed by Julie Ford and Sharon Kim, the College’s award-winning Glee Club and Chamber Singers perform songs spanning the centuries in the beautiful Chapel. Suggested donation: $10 general; $8 seniors and non-SMC students; $5 SMC community.
SMC Jazz Band
Wednesday, May 8, at 1 p.m. (Ferroggiaro Quad)
A new program of up-tempo numbers, blues, jazz vocals and instrumental solos, all under the charismatic leadership of Jazz Alliance Hall of Fame director John Maltester. $5 general; $2 SMC community and seniors (April 25). (Free May 8).
Saint Mary’s College Dance Company in Terrain
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, May 9–11, 8 p.m. (LeFevre Theatre)
The annual spring dance concert features choreography by guest artist Kara Davis and Saint Mary’s Dance faculty members CatherineMarie Davalos, Dana Lee Lawton, Jia Wu, Pope Flyne, Shaunna Vella and Rogelio Lopez. Performed by the dazzling Saint Mary’s College Dance Company, the concert ranges from modern to West African dance, and traverses the terrain of human emotions.
$15 general; $10 seniors and non-SMC students; $5 SMC students, faculty and staff.
The Saint Mary’s Chamber Musicians
Directed by Martin Rokeach, Lino Rivera and Dawn Foster-Dodson
Tuesday, May 14, at 8 p.m. (Chapel)
Wednesday, May 15, at 1 p.m. (Soda Center)
Come, listen and enjoy as the College’s talented student musicians perform music from the Renaissance to the 21st century. The program includes classical duos, trios and quartets. Free.
Diablo Wind Symphony
Tuesday, May 21, at 8 p.m. (Lesher Regional Center for the Arts)
Saint Mary’s College is a proud co-sponsor of the Diablo Wind Symphony, whose members include a number of Saint Mary’s student instrumentalists. Under the artistic direction of John Maltester, the ensemble performs a spirited range of marches, overtures, concertos and other masterworks.
$10 general; $6 seniors, students; $3 under 12; Tickets available at the door or at lesherartscenter.org