2008
Benedictine music, voice students display talents at "Festival of the Arts"

Benedictine music, voice students display talents at "Festival of the Arts"
March 25, 2008

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

The Benedictine University Department of Music will present its semiannual “Festival of the Arts” Friday-Sunday, April 11-13 at St. Daniel Hall at Benet Academy. The festival begins at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 11 with a performance by the Benedictine University Concert Choir under the direction of Marc Stingley. A recital by clarinetist junior Janet Bilder will follow at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s performances begin at 12:00 p.m. with a recital by students in the preparatory music program. Benedictine University’s applied students perform at 1:00 p.m., followed by a voice recital performed by the students of Victoria VerHoven and Marc Stingley at 2:30 p.m. Saturday’s performances conclude with recitals by juniors Victoria Fessler (violin) and Panah Nabili ( piano) at 4:00 p.m. The festival continues at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 13 with a performance by the Benedictine University Concert Band under the direction of Maryann Flock. The performance is titled “Music of the Day.” All performances are open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call the Department of Music at (630) 829-6320.

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Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.