Performances & Events

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University Band

"Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus!" - December 7, 2014 at 2pm

Join the Sacred Heart Band as they present a swing-filled holiday assortment of your holiday favorites!

Edgerton Center, Free Admission  

"Tell Me a Story" - March 26, 2015 at 8pm

At its heart music tells us a story that words alone cannot. Join the Sacred Heart Band in a musical tribute to the child in all of us.

Edgerton Center, Free Admission  

"Let’s Dance!" - May 2, 2015 at 7pm

From Ballet to swing, polka to Broadway, we love to dance! The Sacred Heart Band goes around the world in search of the music that moves us!

Edgerton Center, Free Admission

Sacred Heart Brass Quintet

Fall Concert - November 21, 2014 at 7pm

Spring Concert - May 8, 2015 at 7pm

Formed in 2013, the Sacred Heart University Brass Quintet is a professional faculty ensemble at SHU, comprising seasoned professional musicians who call Connecticut home. In addition to teaching studio lessons, they teach and perform throughout the state in a variety of ensembles. From Gershwin to Pachelbel to Vivaldi to Sousa, a Sacred Heart Brass Quintet concert will be a fun-filled concert experience for the entire family!

Schine Auditorium, Free Admission

Music Faculty Recitals

The Joe Carter Trio Plays the Music of Joao Donato - October 22, 2014 at 7pm

The trio, led by Joe Carter, Director of the Music Program at SHU, performs the music of pianist Joao Donato, one of the architects of the Bossa Nova style that developed in Brazil in the 1950's.  Performing as part of the trio is Duduka da Fonseca, Grammy-nominated drummer and author, born in Rio de Janiero and one of the top practioners of the Samba Jazz style.  Included in the trio is SHU faculty member Leco Reis on acoustic bass.  

Edgerton Center, Free Admission 

Andy Kolar Solo Percussion Recital - December 3, 2014 at 7pm

The Performing Arts Department is proud to present Andy Kolar in a solo percussion recital performing works for marimba, vibraphone and timpani.

Edgerton Center, Free Admission

Student Chamber Series

Chamber Ensembles - December 6, 2014 at 3pm

Sacred Heart University Instrumental Chamber Ensembles performs music from classical, Contemporary, and popular styles. Join the Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, String Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble for an afternoon of chamber music!

Edgerton Center, Free Admission

Elements Concert - February 22, 2015 at 3pm

Sacred Heart University presents our sixth annual Elements Concert. This unique performance includes performances from all of our performing arts areas including band, choir, dance and theatre. Please join us for a wonderful display of our Performing Arts Department.

Edgerton Center, Free Admission

Chamber Ensembles - April 26, 2015 at 3pm

Once again, the Sacred Heart University Instrumental Chamber Ensembles will perform a variety of music- from classical contemporary and popular styles. The Brass, Woodwind, String and Percussion Ensemble make this afternoon of music truly memorable.

Edgerton Center, Free Admission