2010
A little music, a little art, a lot of talent on display at Benedictine University

The departments of Fine Arts and Music at Benedictine University have announced their schedules of events for the Fall 2010 semester.
September 3, 2010

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Lisle, Illinois ~ The departments of Fine Arts and Music at Benedictine University have announced their schedules of events for the Fall 2010 semester.

Concert at noonA number of art exhibitions have been scheduled for the fall, beginning with a Student Art Exhibition in the North Gallery on the First Floor of Kindlon Hall. The exhibition runs from September 1-30.

A Faculty Art Exhibition will be held in the Second Floor Gallery of Kindlon Hall from September 10-October 29, and an Alumni Art Exhibition will be displayed on the Lower Level of the Krasa Student Center from September 10-October 29.

From November 5-December 22, the artwork of Benedictine University faculty member William Scarlato will be displayed in the Second Floor Gallery of Kindlon Hall, and a Student Exhibition featuring the Antique Doll Collection of Michael Albanese and a series of Antique Doll Photographs by Beatrice K. Turner will be held in the lower level of the Krasa Student Center.

All exhibitions are open to the public. Check the website, www.ben.edu, for locations and times.

The Department of Music has announced a series of three "Concerts at Noon" scheduled from 12:00-1:00 p.m. on Mondays, September 20, October 25 and November 22 in the Krasa Center Fireside Lounge. The October 25 concert will feature faculty oboist Alicia Cordoba Tait.

The annual "Festival of the Arts" will be held Saturday, December 4 in School Hall, Room 101 featuring a prep recital at 1:00 p.m., a voice recital at 2:00 p.m. and the Benedictine University Concert Band at 4:00 p.m.

The annual "Lessons and Carols" celebration at St. Procopius Abbey featuring readings and the musical talents of Benedictine faculty and students will be held beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 5.

For more information about the art exhibitions, contact the Department of Fine Arts at (630) 829-6274. For more information about the concerts at Benedictine University, call the Department of Music at (630) 829-6320.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.