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**



Fall Music Preview:


The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America presents the following events for the fall 2014 semester




This year’s fall musical theatre show, “Carousel,” takes place Friday, Oct. 17 &24, and Saturday, Oct. 18 & 25, at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, Oct. 19 & 25, at 2 p.m., at CUA’s Hartke Theater, 3801 Harewood Road. Music is by Richard Rodgers, book & lyrics by Oscar Hamerstein II. Tickets are $20 for general admission; $15 for CUA alumni; and $10 for seniors, students, and CUA faculty and staff. Tickets can be purchased online.


Composition Program Recital

Student compositions from the music school’s Composition Program will be performed on Friday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m., at John Paul Rehearsal Hall.


Chamber Choir

The Catholic University Chamber choir will perform at St. Vincent de Paul Chapel on Friday, November 7th at 7:30 pm, with Leo Nestor, professor and director of the Institute of Sacred Music, as conductor.


CUA Symphony Orchestra

The orchestra will perform on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 4 p.m. Hartke Theatre, CUA Campus.



The fall opera will be performed Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 20-22, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m., in Ward Recital Hall. Music by Carlisle Floyd, and sung in English with English surtitles. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $10 for seniors, students, and CUA alumni, faculty, and staff, and can be purchased online


CUA Wind Ensemble

The CUA Wind Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, Dec.3, at 7:30 p.m., Hartke Theatre, CUA Campus.


Annual Christmas Concert for Charity

The Christmas concert will be held on Friday, Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. The concert will feature the CUA Symphony Orchestra, the CUA University Singers, with Leo Nestor, professor and director of the Institute of Sacred Music, as conductor; and the CUA University Chorus, with N. Thomas Pedersen, clinical assistant professor and head of the musical theatre program, as conductor. A freewill offering will be taken to benefit a local charity, which will be named later this fall.






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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