Spring 2022 Collage Concert

Visual and Performing Arts Events

Spring Collage Concert

Spring Collage Concert

April 21 | 7:30 p.m.
Join the SMC Band and Choirs for the final performance event of the year. We'll be offering an entertaining and fast-paced evening of music featuring a variety of genres and highlighting student soloists and small groups. The performance, which will take place in the Dale A. Lyons Building on the Dowagiac Campus, will dazzle audiences of all ages.

2021-2022 Performances

With the exception of the spring musical, all performances are free, though donations to benefit visual and performing arts student groups are appreciated. Ticket information for the spring musical will be released as the performance draws near.
Performances take place in the theatre in the Dale A. Lyons Building on SMC’s Dowagiac Campus.

Fall Choir Concert

October 21 | 7:30 p.m.
SMC choirs in collaboration with the Andrew Fisher Quartet along with choirs from St. Joseph High School and Coloma High School will present a full performance of the Robert Ray Gospel Mass. Composed over 30 years ago, the Gospel Mass was an experimental work at the time combining elements of traditional liturgical church music with Gospel texts and rhythms now established as one of the seminal works of African-American choral music performed by both community and church choirs all over the world.

Fall Band Concert

October 22 | 7 p.m.
The SMC Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Jazz Combo present an evening of traditional and contemporary music. Selections are to include music from Clifford Brown, Chuck Mangione, Larry Daehn, and Samuel Hazo, as well as a collaborative performance of “Here’s to Thee,” the SMC alma mater, with the Concert Choir. The featured faculty artist at the fall concert will be SMC Applied Trumpet Instructor, Mr. Danny Lopez.

Fall Radio Show “Trouble in Paradise”

October 29 | 7:30 p.m. | Live Table Read - Canceled
October 30 | Available on the SMC YouTube Channel
When a high-profile couple decides to hold their wedding at a remote island resort, they face both relationship problems and beings from parts unknown. What happens when you can’t tell the difference between a loved one and a creature who looks just like them? Find out in Trouble in Paradise!

Holiday Concert

December 4 | 7:30 p.m.
Join the SMC Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Choir, Select Voices, and Men’s Ensemble in this special holiday performance. Special guests, soloists, small ensembles, and some surprises will fill out the diverse program. Enjoy some of your favorite holiday selections, and ring in the season as the SMC Bands and Choirs present their annual gift to the community

Winter Concert “Among Us”

February 25 | 7:30 p.m.
The SMC Bands and Choirs will share an evening of contemporary choral, wind band, and jazz music, exclusively featuring the compositions of living composers. Featured faculty artists will be Mr. Scott Kurtzweil, SMC Applied Clarinet Instructor, and Mr. Marcus Roll, SMC Applied Voice Instructor.

Spring Musical “Godspell”

March 24-26 | 7:30 p.m. and March 27 | 2 p.m.
A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, and a hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as the story of Jesus’ life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Jesus’ messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life.

Spring Collage Concert

April 21 | 7:30 p.m.
In the culminating performance event of the year, the ensembles of the SMC Band and Choirs will combine for an entertaining and fast-paced evening of music. Additionally, student soloists and small groups will be highlighted, with programming to feature a wide variety of genres and settings. The seamless presentation will dazzle audience members of all ages!

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