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Sholund Scholarship Concert presents “Carmina Burana” Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music's season finale features Carl Orff's choral masterpiece

May 6, 2019 by Stephen Coker, DMA | CoPA News

On Saturday, May 11, the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music’s 45th Annual Sholund Scholarship Concert* presents Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, at 4 p.m. in Musco Center for the Arts. The concert features over 165 instrumental and choral artists from The Chapman Orchestra and Chapman Choirs, including three alumni guest-soloists. Tickets are $20 general admission; $15 senior

College of Performing Arts announces 10th Anniversary Performance Season

May 22, 2017 by | CoPA News

Chapman University’s 2017-18 academic year marks the thrilling tenth anniversary of the formation of the College of Performing Arts! To mark this great milestone, several special CoPA 10th Anniversary events are planned throughout the performance season beginning in October 2017. Did you know? CoPA produces over 100 shows and concerts every year as part of Chapman’s pre-professional curriculum in

The Legend of the Pinball Wizard A Dramaturgical Look into 'The Who's Tommy'

February 24, 2017 by Katherine Dumas '17 and Sam Schlernitzauer '17 | CoPA News

The Who’s Tommy reaches deep and leaves no element of heartbreak unexplored in its tale of self-discovery and familial reconciliation. It is a challenging musical for many reasons; actors must infuse every moment with energy worthy not only of immortal rock stars, but also of vulnerable humans. The Pinball Wizard of The Who’s Tommy experiences the glories of rock and roll and

CoPA promises a rocking good ‘Tommy’ and a new Wizard to watch

February 21, 2017 by Dawn Bonker | CoPA News

Of course, Pinball Wizard is his favorite number. Never mind that it’s hard to keep a straight face as an absurdly-costumed cast prances around him while he compulsively plays a pinball machine. This is The Who’s Tommy, and if you’re Tommy you just have to love the iconic moment in the 1969 rock opera when

Chapman Theatre Students Participate in National Initiative

January 18, 2017 by | Theatre

As of late, many students and artists have been wondering what they can do to make their voices, and the voices of others, heard. As you can imagine, these thoughts have been manifesting twice as much within student-artists. That is particularly why the Coalition of Artistic Students in Theatre (CAST), a club within the Department

‘Intimate Apparel’ by Lynn Nottage opens Dec. 1 in Waltmar Theatre African-American experience in 1905 New York still resonates in 21st century

November 29, 2016 by Robyn Norwood | Theatre

The smoothness of the finest white satin. The warm black skin of her husband. A stash of savings sewn into a hem. These are some of the things that Esther, an African-American seamstress filled with longing in playwright Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel, can feel under her fingertips but is not meant to keep for her

Opera Chapman presents “Kurt Weill after Dark – A Cabaret-style Review”

October 18, 2016 by Veronica Kompalic | CoPA News

This weekend October 21-23, Opera Chapman will perform selections from  two of Kurt Weill’s masterworks at Musco Center for the Arts. The show consists of a compilation of arias and duets from Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny) and Street Scene, two of Weill’s masterpieces, performed in the

Department of Theatre presents timely repertory productions "Good Kids" and "Dog Sees God" open this week in the Studio Theatre

October 10, 2016 by | CoPA News

This week, the Department of Theatre opens with two repertory productions focused on timely issues that are found in today’s headlines and faced by today’s youth. Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka, directed by James Gardner, and Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal, directed by Nanci Ruby, begin an alternating schedule October 11 through

New Horizons Concert Series Begins February 11 Leading contemporary soloists and ensembles coming to Chapman February - April 2016

January 22, 2016 by | Music

Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce the 2016 New Horizons Concert Series, which features performances by six leading contemporary music soloists and ensembles. All six concert events take place in Salmon Recital Hall and begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission; $5 senior citizens and non-Chapman students; and free for

CU Singers Perform Post-Tour Concert February 5

January 22, 2016 by | Music

Fresh from their Northern California tour which wraps up at the end of January, the Chapman University Singers will give a post-tour concert on February 5, 2016 in Fish Interfaith Center’s Wallace All Faiths Chapel at 7:30pm. The 33-voice choir will present selections from their tour repertoire including Renaissance works of Anerio and Monteverdi, Romantic compositions by

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