Performances and Performance Opportunities
There are many great performances and performance opportunities at Merrimack College.
Return to this page often for updates and additions regarding both performances and auditions.
Click the links for more information and/or to purchase tickets online!
Auditions for BIG LOVE will be in September. Cabaret has been cast BUT look for notices about other opportunities with the production.
OPPORTUNITIES for MUSICIANS!
- Merrimack Schola has an open policy for joining. Contact Hugh Hinton, Director, at email@example.com.
- Concert Choir has an open policy for joining. Contact Kali Tudisco, president at firstname.lastname@example.org or Joe Gori, director at email@example.com.
- To join the Jazz Ensemble, contact Chris Gagne, director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To join the Pep Band, contact Paul Geresy, director at email@example.com or Brian Goncalves, president at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presenting The 2015-16 Season!
Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb (1998 version)
October 22-31, 2015
by Peter Shaffer, November 12-14, 2015
by Charles Mee, February 11-13, 2016
HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by Paula Vogle, March 13-15, 2015
Book by Jeff Whittey. Music and lryics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. April 7-9 2016.
Coming fall/winter 2014!
A Festival of Lessons and Carols
A Retelling of the Christmas Story in Advent and Christmas Music
With the Merrimack Schola
Coming in December 2015
Free and open to the public
Join us for our Advent—Christmas service, a Festival of Lessons and Carols. The Festival of Lessons (Scripture) and Carols (Song) combines short readings that tell the Christmas story with familiar Christmas carols and seasonal choral music sung by the Merrimack Schola. Begun in England, Lessons and Carols services have become a Christmas tradition at schools and colleges around the world.
Concert Choir presents: Christmas at Merrimack.
A concert of holiday classics and contemporary songs of the season. Cascia Hall, Coming in December, 2015
Merrimack College Jazz Ensemble:
A Very Jazzy Christmas!
Coming in December 2015
The Merrimack Jazz Ensemble presents a fun-filled concert to celebrate the season. The Ensemble, composed of students, faculty, and alumni of Merrimack College, will perform big band arrangements of your favorite traditional and contemporary holiday tunes.
Previous Live Music events in the 2013-14 season include: The Marcus Roberts Jazz Trio, Dublin’s Irish Cabaret presents: Andy Cooney with Noel V. Ginnity, the Guiness Folk Band, and Darrah Carr Dance, An Evening of Classical Music, A Gershwin Celebration(Best of Broadway), the 10th Annual Evening of Jazz: with the Merrimack College Jazz Ensemble, Concerts by Concert Choir and the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Spoken Word and Literary Events
EXECPECT SOME FANTASTIC THINGS THIS YEAR! Previous Spoken Word and Literary Events at the Writers House include: Henry Petroski, Baba Brinkman, Robin Becker, Bob Hicok and Piper Kerman.