2018–2019 Performance Schedule
Unless otherwise noted, performances are in the theatre in the Dale A. Lyons Building on SMC’s Dowagiac campus.
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“Scenes from the Station” Fall Variety Show
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Journey to destinations unknown, exploring music, theatre, dance, oddities, talents and mysteries yet to be discovered.
Fall Band Concert
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
An evening of instrumental favorites featuring the SMC Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble and Brass Band. Featured at this performance will be a collaborative visual component with works created by SMC art students and inspired by two selections being performed by the SMC Symphonic Band.
Fall Choral Concert
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.
Presenting an eclectic soundscape of choral music through the ages. Featuring guest soprano soloist Dr. Amanda Pabyan, lecturer in voice from Central Michigan University.
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 | 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
SMC's annual holiday gift to the community featuring the Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Select Voices, Concert Choir, Men's Ensemble, Women’s Ensemble and selected small ensembles.
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 2, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 2 p.m.
Sweeney Todd, whose real name is Benjamin Barker, uses his new alias to resume work in his barber shop above Mrs. Lovett’s struggling pie shop after being wrongfully sentenced to life imprisonment by the corrupt Judge Turpin. After swearing vengeance against the judge that tore his family apart, Todd and Lovett plot a unique plan that helps them both and leads them down a dangerous, thrilling path with deadly consequences.
Jazz at the Beckwith
Friday, March 15, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | Beckwith Theatre, Downtown Dowagiac
Join us at the Beckwith Theatre in downtown Dowagiac for an offering of jazz, rock and other popular styles by the SMC Jazz Ensemble and Select Voices. All proceeds for the evening will benefit the Beckwith Theatre Company.
Spring Band Concert
Friday, March 22, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
A concert full of a variety of classical, contemporary and popular styles featuring the Symphonic Band, Brass Band and selected small ensembles.
Spring Choral Concert
Friday, March 28, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
A program of classical and popular styles featuring Concert Choir, Women's Ensemble, Select Voices and Men's Ensemble.
Friday, April 26, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.
A non-stop showcase featuring bands and choirs along with soloists and small ensembles, seamlessly woven into a dazzling evening of music.