Kat Edmonson

By |2022-01-18T18:40:33+00:00May 14th, 2022|

With a lighter-than-air vocal approach as well as her gift for evocative songwriting, Kat Edmonson is a rare artist who embodies the spirit of the past while remaining resolutely au courant. This vintage-pop jazz artist has a story to tell. Edmonson’s fifth and latest album, Dreamers Do, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz [...]

Centre Fusion & African Percussion

By |2022-01-21T19:09:56+00:00May 9th, 2022|

Centre Fusion performs a mixture of arranged and improvised material with strong jazz and rhythmic foundations, primarily in contemporary styles of American and world music. Although there is a focus on jazz and percussion instruments, all instruments are welcome in the ensemble. Centre African Percussion performs the percussive music of Ghana and other West African [...]

Fifth House Ensemble: Journey LIVE

By |2022-01-18T18:33:30+00:00May 6th, 2022|

Praised by the New York Times for its “conviction, authority, and finesse,” the Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble harnesses the collaborative spirit of chamber music to reach beyond the traditionally perceived limits of classical music. Now they’ve teamed up with composer Austin Wintory to present an original interactive live performance of his Grammy®-nominated score to the [...]

The Kentucky Music Ensemble

By |2022-01-21T19:07:18+00:00May 2nd, 2022|

The Kentucky Music Ensemble performs traditional and contemporary bluegrass, folk, blues, soul, and popular music styles with connections to Kentucky and other parts of the American south. In addition to its core student makeup, the group invites members of the college's faculty, staff, and alumni, and musicians from the community to join performances. Information regarding [...]

The Queen’s Cartoonists

By |2022-01-18T18:23:53+00:00April 29th, 2022|

From the zany swing of classic Saturday morning cartoon anarchy, to the sweep of bygone Disney and contemporary smallscreen favorites like The Simpsons, the music that underpins these beloved touchstones is like a universal language. The Queen’s Cartoonists play music from classic cartoons and contemporary animation synchronized to video projections of the original films, leading [...]

Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott

By |2022-01-18T18:12:20+00:00April 21st, 2022|

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma—recipient of 18 Grammy® Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the National Medal of Arts— returns to the Norton Center with his longtime collaborator, Kathryn Stott, for a sure-to-sell-out evening in recital. Stott, internationally recognized as one of Britain’s most versatile and imaginative pianists, joins Ma for a perfectly paced program [...]

Centre Choirs performance

By |2022-01-21T19:03:07+00:00April 14th, 2022|

Centre Choirs comprises two ensembles: Centre Treble Singers (soprano and alto) and Centre Singers (soprano, alto, tenor and bass). The songs chosen are from the Renaissance up to the present day and performers are led and/or accompanied by a range of voice and instrumental guest performers. Information regarding the program will be available here closer [...]

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

By |2022-01-18T16:06:30+00:00April 11th, 2022|

“Toot toot, hey, beep beep!” Say those words, and you’ll immediately feel the beat, the spirit, the heat of the legendary Donna Summer. Her songs smashed every record. Her story shattered every barrier. Now, the queen arrives direct from Broadway. She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the [...]

Centre Symphony Orchestra

By |2022-01-21T19:00:44+00:00April 6th, 2022|

A large ensemble comprising wind, string, brass and percussion instruments, the Centre Symphony Orchestra, performs classical music from the Renaissance up to the present day. Guest musicians are invited to perform alongside students, enhancing the experience for the performers and the audience alike. Information regarding the program will be available here closer to the date. [...]

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