Student Performances

The Hett provides McKendree University students a state-of-the-art performance venue in which to nurture and display their many talents. The University offers majors in music, music education, music marketing, art, art education, theatre and musical theatre, with minors in art, fine art, art history, dance, music and theatre. Students benefit from small class sizes, one-on-one guidance, experienced faculty, master classes, scholarship opportunities, and unique internships.




Performance Groups

Show Choir

Marching Bearcat Band


McKendree University Series

Student and faculty performances present the best of McKendree University talent! Admission is free (no ticket required) unless otherwise noted. Dates and times are subject to change.


Showcase Concert

Featuring the Wind and Jazz ensembles & our Concert and Chamber choirs
Monday, October 7, 2019, 6:00 PM

Concert Band Student Conductor Concert

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019, 7:30 PM

Dance Concert

Friday, November 1, 2019, 7:30 PM

Song of Hope
Wind Ensemble and Concert Band with trumpet soloist Mary Weber

Monday, Nov 18, 2019, 7:30 PM

Chamber Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019, 7:30 PM

Concert Band Concert

Monday, Nov 25, 2019, 7:30 PM

A McKendree Christmas!

Featuring the Concert Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Jazz and Wind Ensembles, Dance Ensemble, and a student art exhibit.
Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, 7:30 PM