Department of music, theatre and dance presents spring concerts

Salve Regina’s department of music, theatre and dance has several spring concerts on tap, including performances from the university’s choral groups along with the Newport Community Symphonic Band and the Newport County Orchestra.

Admission is $8 for general and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets will be available at the door for all concerts. For more information, call (401) 341-2295.

Newport County Orchestra
The Newport County Orchestra, composed of Salve Regina students, members of the local community and advanced high school students, will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 in the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Directed by Vincent Mattera, the concert will feature Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 and selected works by Mozart.

Newport Community Symphonic Band
The spring band concert, featuring performances from the Newport Community Symphonic Band and the flute and jazz ensembles, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2 in the Casino Theatre. Directed by Peter Davis, the program will feature works by Holst, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, and other selected composers.

Choral groups
The spring choral concert, featuring performances from the University Chorus, Madrigals, men’s and women’s ensembles and the a cappella groups “Cliffnotes” and “Pitches with Attitude,” will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 3 in Ochre Court, 100 Ochre Point Ave. Directed by Donald St. Jean, the concert will feature selections from Brahams, Whitacre, and selections from “Man of La Mancha.”

For more information, please call the Department of Performing Arts office at (401) 341-2295