SMC Box Office

2016–2017 Performance Schedule

Performance Information: Unless otherwise noted, admission is free, though donations are always appreciated. All performances are in the theatre in the Dale A. Lyons Building on SMC’s Dowagiac campus, except where noted.

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"Our Town" by Thornton Wilder
Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 16, 2 p.m.

Our Town by Thornton Wilder

This 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama recipient tells the story of the fictional small town of Grover’s Corners, N.H. between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens.

"Our Town" is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Fall Choir Concert, "Choral Fantasia"
Friday, October 28, 7:30 p.m.

Fall Choir Concert, "Choral Fantasia"

Join us for an eclectic program of accompanied and a cappella works by the SMC Concert Choir, Select Voices, Men’s Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble.

Fall Band Concert
Friday, November 4, 7:30 p.m.

Fall Band Concert

An evening of instrumental favorites featuring the Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble and Brass Band. SMC art students contribute a visual element to the concert with works inspired by two of the evening’s selections.

Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 10, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Holiday Concert

Join us for SMC’s annual holiday gift to the community featuring the Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Select Voices, Concert Choir, Men’s Ensemble and selected small ensembles.

"Chicago"
Thursday, February 23, Friday, February 24 and
Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 26, 2 p.m.

"Chicago"

Nightclub sensation, Velma murders her philandering husband. Chicago’s slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn, is set to defend her. But when Roxie also winds up in prison, Billy takes on her case as well, turning her into a media circus of headlines. Neither woman will be outdone in their fight against each other. Tickets will be available for purchase online as the event draws closer.

Jazz at the Beckwith Theatre
Friday, March 17, 7:30 p.m. | Beckwith Theatre, Downtown Dowagiac

Jazz at the Beckwith Theatre

Join us at the Beckwith Theatre in downtown Dowagiac for an offering of jazz, rock and other popular styles by the SMC Jazz Choir, Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Refreshments will be available for purchase. All proceeds for the evening will benefit the Beckwith Theatre Company.

Spring Band Concert
Thursday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.

Spring Band Concert

Join us for 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, “Counterpoints”
Friday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. | Fred L. Mathews Conference Center, SMC Dowagiac Campus

Spring Choral Concert, “Counterpoints”

Expanding on the notion of a counterpoint being two melodies played in combination, this concert combines choral performances with projected visual works selected to respond to the rhythms and contours of the voices. Beginning with (Pre) Renaissance and Baroque works, the musical selections will flow from traditional to contemporary works.

“Ode To Joy” and Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
Sunday, April 30, 4 p.m. | Howard Performing Arts Center, Berrien Springs

“Ode To Joy” and Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

In celebration of their 65th anniversary season, the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, SMC Concert Choir and Citadel Symphony join forces for a stirring performance of Beethoven’s monumental final symphony. Schiller’s “Ode to Joy” will draw this season to its thrilling close.

Collage Concert
Thursday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.

Collage Concert

Join us for a non-stop showcase featuring SMC bands and choirs along with soloists and small ensembles, seamlessly woven into a dazzling evening of music.