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    October Events At West Chester University

    From the acclaimed professional WCU Live! series to an assortment of astounding faculty & student performances, West Chester University is your destination for arts, culture, and music.

     

    Check out these upcoming October events and mark your calendars!

    Speaker Series

     

    What: President’s Speaker Series Welcomes Steve Forbes. The esteemed Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media shares his long-standing insights about corporate leadership, capitalism, and the free market.

    When: Saturday, October 20 at 8 p.m.

    Where: Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street

    Tickets: $22 – $27 at www.wcupatix.com

     

    Theater

     

    What: WCU Department of Theatre & Dance Presents ANTIGONE, by Sophocles, Translated by Anne Carson. In a fresh and contemporary adaptation by T.S. Eliot Prize-winning poet, Anne Carson, ANTIGONE is about a girl who, thousands of years ago, dared to stand up for her beliefs and face the consequences. Directed by John Bellomo.

    When: October 12, 13, 19 and 20

    Where: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    Tickets: www.wcupatix.com

     

    Art & Design

     

    What: WCU Department of Art & Design Presents Kristopher Benedict: Student Work (painting).

    When: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m from Thursday October 4 – Friday, November 2. Press are invited to an artists’ reception on October 4.

    Where: Knauer Gallery, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street.

    Tickets: www.wcupatix.com

     

    What: WCU Department of Art & Design Presents Robert Bickey, Alex Ebstein and Matt Voelker: Material World (painting).

    When: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. from Friday, October 19 – Tuesday, January 8. Press are invited to an artists’ reception on October 24. 

    Where: Baker Gallery, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, 2 Rosedale Avenue.

    Tickets: www.wcupatix.com

    Music

     

     

    What: WCU School of Music Presents Symphony Orchestra showcasing Beethoven, Overture to “Fidelio” – Beethoven, Romance in F Op. 40 (Faculty violinist, Domenic Salerni, soloist) – Schumann, Symphony No. 1 in B-Flat, Op. 38 “Spring” . Joseph Caminiti, director.

    When: Thursday, October 4 at 8:15pm.

    Where: Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

     

     

    What: Faculty Recital: Gloria Galante, harp.

    When: Monday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m

    Where: Ware Family Recital Hall, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

     

     

    What: Faculty Recital: Emily Bullock, mezzo-soprano and Guest Anne Gross, soprano; Terry Klinefelter, piano

    When: Monday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Philips Autograph Library, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

     

     

    What: Small Ensembles New Music Concert. Van Stiefel & Jacob Cooper, directors.

    When: Tuesday, October 16 at 8:15 p.m.

    Where: Ware Family Recital Hall, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

     

     

    What: WCU School of Music Presents Fall Choral Festival. Music by various composers for women’s and men’s choirs. David P. DeVenney & Ryan Kelly, directors.

    When: Thursday, October 18, 8:15pm.

    Where: Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

     

     

    What: Faculty Recital: In Young Lee, soprano

    When: Monday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

     

     

    What: Concert Choir & Mastersingers. Concert Choir will perform music by American composers, including Charles Martin Loeffler and Thea Musgrave.

    When: Friday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

     

     

    What: Faculty Recital: Mark Rimple, baroque lute

    When: Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.

    Where: Ware Family Recital Hall, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street

    Tickets: Event is FREE

    For more information visit the website.