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Holiday Event Series Kicks Off at Loyola University Chicago
Joyola! and Other Holiday Favorites Return to Campus

CHICAGO, November 30, 2010 – Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) will host a variety of events this holiday season, including a series of holiday concerts featuring Loyola students and new artist-in-residence William Ferris Chorale, a theatre workshop, dance performances, and more. See below for a full schedule of events.

Jazz and Chamber Recital
November 30 | 7:30 p.m.
Kathleen Mullady Memorial Theatre (Lake Shore Campus)
o Join us in the Mullady Theatre for an evening of music with Loyola’s Jazz and Chamber ensembles, featuring student musicians.

Theatre Performance Workshop: The Time of Your Life
December 3-4 | 7:30 p.m.
Kathleen Mullady Memorial Theatre (Lake Shore Campus)
o Join Jonathon Wilson, professor of theatre, and a group of talented student artists as they dissect William Saroyan’s sprawling, Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, The Time of Your Life.

Honors Recital
December 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Mundelein Center, Room 1410 (Lake Shore Campus)
o Join the DFPA as top music students perform various selections they’ve been preparing throughout the semester.

Christmas Chapel Concert
December 6 | 7:30 p.m.
Madonna della Strada Chapel (Lake Shore Campus)
o Join the students of Loyola’s DFPA in the Madonna della Strada Chapel for a free night of traditional Christmas music and hymns sung by student vocal ensembles.

Joyola! A Night of Holiday Favorites
December 9 | 7:30 p.m.
Mundelein Center Auditorium (Lake Shore Campus)
o Get in the holiday spirit with student musicians as they perform secular season hits and jazz variations in one of the DFPA’s most popular events of the year.

Dance Informance
December 10 | 7:30 p.m. | $7
Kathleen Mullady Memorial Theatre (Lake Shore Campus)
o This exciting end-of-semester performance will celebrate the hard work of the students in all levels of our dance program in the styles of Jazz, Ballet, and Modern.

Classical Chamber Recital
December 10 | 7:30 p.m.
Mundelein Center, Room 1410 (Lake Shore Campus)
o Join the chamber students in this one night only event featuring their performance pieces and celebrate the culmination of three months of hard work.

A Boy Was Born: Musical Revelry for Christmas
Featuring the William Ferris Chorale
December 11 | 7:30 p.m. | $7-$25
Madonna della Strada Chapel
o We’re proud to welcome the William Ferris Chorale for their inaugural concert as Loyola’s own artist-in-residence. Join us as the Chorale’s annual Christmas concert finds a new home in Madonna della Strada chapel.

All events are free and open to the public, unless indicated otherwise. Tickets and reservations are available at LUC.tix.com to guarantee advance seating. Contact the box office at 773.508.3847 or boxoffice@luc.edu with questions or concerns.

About the Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts aligns the creative energies of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts to provide quality arts education to students. This interdisciplinary collaboration, and the renovation of two arts facilities on the Lake Shore Campus, has inspired a renaissance of the arts on campus. This year’s public programming includes more than 70 innovative events engaging several art forms. For information and events, visit LUC.edu/dfpa.

About Loyola University Chicago
Committed to preparing people to lead extraordinary lives, Loyola University Chicago, founded in 1870, is the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic university. Enrollment is nearly 16,000 students, which includes almost 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy. Loyola also serves as the U.S. host university to The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies in Beijing, China. Loyola’s 10 schools and colleges include arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola offers 71 undergraduate majors, 71 undergraduate minors, 85 master’s degrees, and 31 doctoral degrees. Loyola is consistently ranked among the “top national universities” by U.S. News & World Report, and the University is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations, such as the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. For more information about Loyola, please visit LUC.edu.




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