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MU Players present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Tickets for all performances of the MU Player’s 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee are SOLD OUT!

Fourth annual student produced musical. A celebration of student performers and designers all presented on the Woods Theatre stage.

CLASSICAL FUN

A joyous program of music by some of the greatest composers of all time presented by the Monmouth University Chamber Orchestra. This spring concert also features music for chamber ensembles from within the orchestra-solos, duos, trios and quintets.

Spring 2018 Dance Concert – Artists Rising

In collaboration with Student Scholarship Week, artists from the Spring Choreography Class will present their original works that they have spent the semester creating. Performances will also feature the choreographic explorations of the studio dance course and original works by faculty members. Join us to see dance artists rising at Monmouth University.

SPRING CHORAL CONCERT

Enjoy an evening of music performances, by Monmouth University Choirs and soloists, in the magisterial space of Wilson Hall, Monmouth University.  Come join us for a celebration of the rich tapestry of choral music in all its magnificence.

JAZZ CONCERT

The Jazz Hawks will present a varied repertoire of Latin, Swing, Bebop and Ballads, showcasing some of the finest literature written for the big band!  This student directed group, will surely brighten your day and will also present a few surprise performances as well!!

MONSTER BAND

Monster Band is a student ensemble ‘reanimating’ classic pop music live. In this, the 3rd annual performance, the band will present music from the Wrecking Crew, the legendary L.A. studio band behind the hits of The Beach Boys, Mamas & the Papas, The Byrds, and a host of other ’50s and 60s pop stars.

The Doo Wop Project

From Bop to Pop! these five charismatic triple-threats from Broadway’s smash hits, Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, and their hot 5-piece band tear it up with street corner singing for a whole new generation! The show traces the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. DWP takes you on a journey from foundational tunes of groups like the Crests, Belmonts and Flamingos through their influence on the sounds of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and The Four Seasons all the way to Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Amy Whitehouse.

The Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled authenticity of sound and vocal excellence to recreate — and in some cases entirely reimagine — some of the greatest music in American pop and rock history. Enjoy a night filled with harmonies and classic ‘60s hits such as Dion and the Belmonts’ I Wonder Why, Thurston Harris’ Little Bitty Pretty One, The Del-Vikings Come and Go With Me, The Capris’ Morse Code of Love and many more. Fun for the entire family, the show also includes doo-wop-inspired renditions of contemporary songs such as Amy Winehouse’s Valerie, Michael Jackson’s The Way You Make Me Feel and Jason Mraz’s I’m Yours.

Website: www.thedoowopproject.com

Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town: An International Symposium

The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music presents

Conference Theme: “Hard Truths in Hard Rock Settings”

The conference will be held from April 12-15, 2018, at Monmouth University. The festivities will include various live acts, as well as keynote addresses by rock critics and figures from the music industry.

Registration details and conference schedule coming soon!

If you are interested in submitting an abstract for the conference please click here for more information.