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, theatre and musical theatre, with minors in art, dance, music and theatre. Students benefit from small class sizes, one-on-one guidance, experienced faculty, master classes, scholarship opportunities, and unique internships. Students of all disciplines are welcome to take music classes, applied music lessons, and participate in various ensembles.

Music

Theatre

Art

Performance Groups

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.


Music Department Showcase Concert

Monday, October 5, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensembles Concert
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

Choir Festival
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.

“Moments in History” performed by the McKendree Concert Band and Wind Ensemble and the Kaskaskia College Concert Band.  Hear pieces such as “A Movement for Rosa” and “A Lincoln Portrait”
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

Theatre Department fall production to be announced.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 6, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 7, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 8, 2020 @ 2:30 p.m.

High School Honor Band/Choir Festival
Tuesday, November 22, 2020
Wednesday, November 23, 2020

Jazz Ensembles and Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m. 

McKendree Christmas Show
Friday, December 4, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

Young People Concert “Movie Music”
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

A joint project of the Theatre, Music, and Dance Departments  - “FIRST DATE” Book by AUSTIN WINSBERG Music and Lyrics by ALAN ZACHARY and MICHAEL WEINER.  FIRST DATE is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals. www.concordtheatricals.com
Friday, March 26, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 27, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 28, 2021 @ 2:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensembles Concert
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.

Concert Band and Wind Ensemble Concert
Monday, April 19, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensembles and Chamber Music
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.

Choir Concert
Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 7:30 p.m.