A McKendree Christmas

A McKendree Christmas

 

VPA Faculty

Faculty from the Division of Visual and Performing Arts (left to right)

Kevin Kao, M.F.A. - Assistant Professor of Art
Michelle Magnussen, M.F.A. - Associate Professor of Theatre
Dr. Jennifer Moder-Bell - Associate Professor of Music Education and Director of Bands
Amy MacLennan, M.F.A. - Associate Professor of Art
Dr. John McDonald - Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director of Choirs
Dr. Nancy S. Ypma - Chair of Division of Visual and Performing Arts and Professor of Music

Thank you for visiting our virtual edition of
A McKendree Christmas!


Scroll down to view presentations from the Music, Theatre, and Visual Art faculty and students

 


Instrumental Music

 

Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson

Concert Band conducted by Dr. Jennifer Moder-Bell

 

In the Bleak Midwinter arranged by Robert W. Smith

Concert Band conducted by Dr. Jennifer Moder-Bell

Mary Nan Jordan, clarinet solo

 

Symphonic Prelude on Adeste Fidelis by Claude T. Smith

Concert Band conducted by Dr. Jennifer Moder-Bell

 

All is Calm arranged by Robert W. Smith

Wind Ensemble conducted by Dr. Jennifer Moder-Bell

Matthew Wilder, saxophone solo

 

Up on the Housetop by Benjamin Hanby arr. Peter Blair

Jazz Ensemble directed by Michael Pond-Jones

 

A Most Wonderful Christmas by Robert Sheldon

Wind Ensemble conducted by Dr. Jennifer Moder-Bell

 

Cradle Moon by Carl Holmquist

Flex Band conducted by Dr. Jennifer Moder-Bell

 


 Vocal Music

 

Joy to the World arranged by Heather Sorenson

Concert Choir conducted by Dr. John McDonald

Kelly Damann, solo

Melissa Ray, piano

Julian Castillo, Jacob Kujawa, Vlad Puskovitch, percussion

 

Silent Night arranged by Patrick Dupré Quigley

Concert Choir conducted by Dr. John McDonald

 

See That Star! by Victor C. Johnson

Chamber Choir conducted by Dr. John McDonald

Elizabeth Coady and Kelly Damann, solos

 

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly arranged by Mack Wilberg

Chamber Choir conducted by Dr. John McDonald

Brennan Bukaty, cello

Melissa Ray, piano

 


Theatre

 

10 Ways to Survive Life in Quarantine Cast Photo 

Excerpts from 10 Ways to Survive Life in Quarantine by Don Zolidis

Presented by the McKendree University Theatre Department November 6-8, 2020


Visual Art

 

Happy Holidays from the Department of Visual Art

Kevin Kao, Assistant Professor of Art

Amy MacLennan, Associate Professor of Art

 

Ex-Spiration: McKendree University 2020 Juried Student Exhibition