Fine and Performing Arts Events

Title: 12:30 p.m. Lecture: Steve Jobs: Apple's Entrepreneur of the Future
Date: From 9/30/2014 to 9/30/2014
Time: From 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact Info: Conference Center  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8764  ||  E-mail: conferencecenter@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Steve Jobs - Apple's entrepreneur of the future - was an inventor, businessman, visionary and dreamer. The odds are good that you are reading this on a personal computer or on a smart phone.  While Steve Jobs technically invented neither, he made them practical.  And intuitive.  And fun! In this fascinating multimedia presentation, MCC favorite guest historian Barry Bradford will weave together Jobs' complex and unique life story with an insightful analysis of the way he revolutionized the world!

The lecture will be at 12:30 – 2 p.m. and will be repeated at 7-8:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.


Title: 7 p.m. Lecture: Steve Jobs: Apple's Entrepreneur of the Future
Date: From 9/30/2014 to 9/30/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact Info: Conference Center  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8764  ||  E-mail: conferencecenter@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Steve Jobs - Apple's entrepreneur of the future - was an inventor, businessman, visionary and dreamer. The odds are good that you are reading this on a personal computer or on a smart phone.  While Steve Jobs technically invented neither, he made them practical.  And intuitive.  And fun! In this fascinating multimedia presentation, MCC favorite guest historian Barry Bradford will weave together Jobs' complex and unique life story with an insightful analysis of the way he revolutionized the world!

The lecture will be at 12:30 – 2 p.m. and will be repeated at 7-8:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.


Title: Chicago Brass Band Players
Date: From 10/12/2014 to 10/12/2014
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

This specialized ensemble of Chicago Brass Band members performs from a broad range of musical eras.


Title: Halloween Concert
Date: From 10/26/2014 to 10/26/2014
Time: From 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Cary-Grove High School
Description:

Come out for a fun family event filled with spooky music from the MCC Concert Band and Crystal Lake Community Band.


Title: Opening Night: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/6/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

 "Almost, Maine" will open on Thursday, Nov. 6 with performances on November 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/7/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/8/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: Brian Torosian, Classical Guitar
Date: From 11/9/2014 to 11/9/2014
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

MCC is pleased to bring back Brian Torosian for an afternoon of virtuosity.


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/13/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/14/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/15/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: 12:30 p.m. Lecture: Sherman's March to The Sea
Date: From 11/18/2014 to 11/18/2014
Time: From 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact Info: Conference Center  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8764  ||  E-mail: conferencecenter@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Sherman's March to The Sea: The Rail Of Death and Destruction That Saved The Union

150 years ago today Gen. William Sherman led one of the most remarkable, important and deadly military campaign in history. With the support of President Lincoln and General Grant, Sherman had led nearly 100,000 men south to cut the Confederacy in half and capture Atlanta. From there, his army became an isolated column in the heart of an enemy's country as the marched to the coast to capture Savannah. Hos successful and controversial tactics changed warfare forever.  National award winning storyteller/historian Barry Bradford will bring his unique dramatic touch to the story of the campaign that helped end slavery and save America.

The lecture will be at 12:30 – 2 p.m. and will be repeated at 7-8:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.


Title: 7 p.m. Lecture: Sherman's March to The Sea
Date: From 11/18/2014 to 11/18/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact Info: Conference Center  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8764  ||  E-mail: conferencecenter@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Sherman's March to The Sea: The Rail Of Death and Destruction That Saved The Union

150 years ago today Gen. William Sherman led one of the most remarkable, important and deadly military campaign in history. With the support of President Lincoln and General Grant, Sherman had led nearly 100,000 men south to cut the Confederacy in half and capture Atlanta. From there, his army became an isolated column in the heart of an enemy's country as the marched to the coast to capture Savannah. Hos successful and controversial tactics changed warfare forever.  National award winning storyteller/historian Barry Bradford will bring his unique dramatic touch to the story of the campaign that helped end slavery and save America.

The lecture will be at 12:30 – 2 p.m. and will be repeated at 7-8:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.


Title: MCC Jazz/Blues Concert
Date: From 11/19/2014 to 11/19/2014
Time: From 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

The MCC Jazz Ensemble highlights this Fall Concert under the direction of Michael Bazan.


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/20/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/21/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: Almost, Maine
Date: From 11/22/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Contact Info: Jay Geller  ||  Phone: (815) 455-8746  ||  E-mail: jgeller@mchenry.edu
Location: MCC's Black Box Theatre
Description:

See performances of "Almost, Maine" on November 20, 21 and 22.  All performances will begin at 7 p.m. 

To purchase tickets, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or email him at jgeller@mchenry.edu.

 


Title: MCC Concert Band and Chorus
Date: From 11/23/2014 to 11/23/2014
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Our student ensembles take the stage for our Fall Concert.


Title: Forensics Showcase - McHenry County College
Date: From 12/4/2014 to 12/4/2014
Time: From 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Contact Info: Ron Compton  ||  Phone: (815)455-8919  ||  E-mail: rcompton@mchenry.edu
Location: Black Box Theatre
Description:
  • The MCC Forensics Team is an award-winning speech team focusing on the performance of literature, platform speaking, and debate.
  • Forensics Showcase includes various types of performances, including: Dramatic, Prose, and Poetry Interpretation; Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Informative, and Persuasive Speaking; Readers Theatre.
  • Tickets are available at the door for $5.00.

Title: Forensics Showcase - McHenry County College
Date: From 12/4/2014 to 12/4/2014
Time: From 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Contact Info: rcompton@mchenry.edu  ||  Phone: (815)455-8919  ||  E-mail: rcompton@mchenry.edu
Location: Black Box Theatre
Description:
  • The MCC Forensics Team is an award-winning speech team focusing on the performance of literature, platform speaking, and debate.
  • Forensics Showcase includes various types of performances, including: Dramatic, Prose, and Poetry Interpretation; Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Informative, and Persuasive Speaking; Readers Theatre.
  • Tickets are available at the door for $5.00.

Title: Forensics Showcase - McHenry County College
Date: From 12/5/2014 to 12/5/2014
Time: From 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Contact Info: rcompton@mchenry.edu  ||  Phone: (815)455-8919  ||  E-mail: rcompton@mchenry.edu
Location: Black Box Theatre
Description:
  • The MCC Forensics Team is an award-winning speech team focusing on the performance of literature, platform speaking, and debate.
  • Forensics Showcase includes various types of performances, including: Dramatic, Prose, and Poetry Interpretation; Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Informative, and Persuasive Speaking; Readers Theatre.
  • Tickets are available at the door for $5.00.

Title: Forensics Showcase - McHenry County College
Date: From 12/5/2014 to 12/5/2014
Time: From 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Contact Info: Ron Compton  ||  Phone: (815)455-8919  ||  E-mail: rcompton@mchenry.edu
Location: Black Box Theatre
Description:
  • The MCC Forensics Team is an award-winning speech team focusing on the performance of literature, platform speaking, and debate.
  • Forensics Showcase includes various types of performances, including: Dramatic, Prose, and Poetry Interpretation; Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Informative, and Persuasive Speaking; Readers Theatre.
  • Tickets are available at the door for $5.00.

Title: MCC Student Recital
Date: From 12/7/2014 to 12/7/2014
Time: From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Soloists and small groups from our student body showcase their hard work.


Title: Handel's Messiah
Date: From 12/14/2014 to 12/14/2014
Time: From 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Raue Center
Description:

This annual sing-along features talented soloists, Crystal Lake’s Voices in Harmony, the MCC Chorus, and a full orchestra. $18 and $15 tickets are available through the Raue Center box office.


Title: February Sky, folk musicians
Date: From 1/11/2015 to 1/11/2015
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

With winter comes the return of February Sky! Phil Cooper and Susan Urban bring along fellow folk musicians Margaret Nelson and Bob & Micky Holdsworth.


Title: Maureen Christine and Michael Bazan
Date: From 2/8/2015 to 2/8/2015
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Maureen Christine takes the stage for her annual Valentine Concert, accompanied by jazz artist Michael Bazan


Title: MCC Faculty Recital
Date: From 2/22/2015 to 2/22/2015
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

The faculty of the MCC music department takes this opportunity to do the performing themselves!  In doing so, we gratefully acknowledge our highly supportive community of music enthusiasts!


Title: Winds Off the Lake, woodwind quintet
Date: From 3/8/2015 to 3/8/2015
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

This talented woodwind quintet performs a variety of repertoire from the Renaissance through the 20th century.


Title: Pat Gaughan and L.J. Slavin
Date: From 3/11/2015 to 3/11/2015
Time: From 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Following a round of Irish dances from the McNulty Irish Dancers, MCC music instructor Pat Gaughan highlights our St. Patrick’s Day Concert with traditional Irish favorites, performed with her talented duet partner L.J. Slavin.


Title: Sessions Jazz Quartet
Date: From 4/12/2015 to 4/12/2015
Time: From 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Al Skaronea returns with his sons and friends for an afternoon of jazz, blues, and more!


Title: MCC Jazz/Blues Concert
Date: From 4/22/2015 to 4/22/2015
Time: From 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Michael Bazan and the MCC Jazz Ensemble return for our Spring Concert.


Title: MCC Concert Band and Chorus
Date: From 4/26/2015 to 4/26/2015
Time: From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

The MCC student ensembles celebrate the season in our Spring Concert.


Title: MCC Student Recital
Date: From 5/10/2015 to 5/10/2015
Time: From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Contact Info: Michael Hillstrom  ||  Phone: (815)479-7814  ||  E-mail: mhillstrom@mchenry.edu
Location: Luecht Conference Center
Description:

Come hear our student musicians close the academic year with a variety of solos and small group performances.