The Catholic University of America

Benjamin T. Rome School of Music



Call 202-319-5416 for information about performances 

 **All events free and do not require tickets unless noted**



Spring 2015 Concerts and Productions:


NSO In Your Neighborhood January 12th, 7:30 p.m. The National Symphony Orchestra and its Music Director Christoph Eschenbach will present an all-Mozart concert in CUA’s Hartke Theatre honoring the Music School’s 50th Anniversary Celebratory Year. This program is free and open to the public. SOLD OUT

All Catholic High School Honor Band: To perform a concert with the Music School’s Wind Ensemble. Pryzbyla Center Great Room, Jan 24, 5:00 p.m.

32 Beethoven Piano Sonata Series by faculty and students.  8 Programs in Ward Recital Hall, one each per month of the academic year beginning January 20th. Continuing Feb.3, Mar. 3, Apr. 14. The recitals will be repeated at the Jordan Kitt’s Piano Showroom in Rockville, Md. and Fairfax, VA. January 20th (lecture then reception). A lecture will precede the January 20th event with a reception to follow the concert. See complete details here

Stations: Premiere performance of short string quartets by faculty/students/ alumni depicting the 14 Stations of the Cross. Devotional Service with Music. Friday, February 20, 7:30 p.m. Church of the Little Flower Bethesda, Maryland. Msgr. Peter Vaghi, Pastor and Celebrant.

Unlimited: the Music and Lyrics of Stephen Schwartz  Musical theatre students will explore the material of today's most well-known composers and lyricists. February 20-22, 26-28. Tickets can be purchased here

All Catholic High School Honor Choir: Concert Hartke Theatre, Saturday, Feb. 28, 4:30 p.m.

CUA Symphony Orchestra: Music of Henryk Gorecki (CUA Honorary Degree Recipient, Feb. 28, 1995). March 1, 4 p.m. Church of the Little Flower, Bethesda, MD. Maestro Simeone Tartaglione, conductor.

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, Hartke Theatre, Mar. 19 – 22. Tickets can be purchased here.

50th Anniversary Gala Concert: Featuring CUA Symphony Orchestra and Choruses performing Rodeo by Aaron Copeland, selections from West Side Story by Lenoard Bernstein, Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, and Ut Sol, Ut Luna, by Matthew Yost, winner of the 50th Anniversary Composition Competition. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall, Sunday evening, April 12, 8 p.m. Tickets on sale March 8th.Tickets are available at the Kennedy Center Box Office, charge by phone at 202-467-4600 and

Composition Division Recital, Ward Recital Hall, Friday, April 17, 7:30pm

CUA Chamber Choir, Leo Nestor, conductor; Friday, 24 April 2015, 7:30 p.m., St. Vincent de
Paul Chapel, CUA Campus.  Chants from the East and West; Motets of Palestrina, Victoria; Music of the Family Bach; Part Songs by Dyson, Nestor, Holst; In Windsor Forest, Ralph Vaughan Williams.

“Sights and Sounds” Exhibit. Music School’s 50 Years in Sound, Pictures, & Publications. May Gallery, Mullen Library. March 22 – May 18.

Washington International Piano Series Special Guest: Brian Billion, 1st Prize Winner of the 1st Catholic University of America International Piano Competition. Thurs, Apr 23, 2015. Ward Recital Hall, 8pm.

CUA Wind Ensemble Concert: Monday, Apr 27, 2015. Hartke Theatre, 7:30pm.


Performances take place on the CUA campus, unless noted. 
Events subject to change.
For information and directions, call: 202-319-5416.
To request accommodations for a disability, please contact Dominic Traino, production manager,
at (202) 319-5407 or at least two weeks prior to the event. 


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