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Performances begin at 6 p.m.

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to avoid the rush hour traffic and join us for an early night of entertainment at Varner Hall.

Upcoming performances

OU String, Wind and Guitar Faculty Collaborative (VRH)
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Come join in the fun as members of Oakland University’s string, wind and guitar faculty collaborate on a variety of chamber music pieces, chosen specifically for this evening. Composers include Piazzolla, Schubert, and more. Bret Hoag, guitar; Elizabeth Rowin, violin; Scott Stefanko, viola; Nadine Deleury, cello; and Amanda
Sparfield, flute.

Jeffrey Heisler, faculty saxophone recital (VRH)
Thursday, November 2, 2014
A CD release concert, featuring music for saxophone and electronics.

Oakland University Jazz Band and the Oakland University Jazz Singers ( (VRH)
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Oakland University Jazz Band performs classic music of the swing era: Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Jimmie Lunceford, Benny Goodman, and more. Miles Brown and Scott Gwinnell, directors.

Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company (VRH)
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company present their annual showcase featuring works choreographed by OU dance faculty and guest artists Laurie Eisenhower, artistic director of Eisenhower Dance, and Bryan Strimpel, company member of David Dorfman Dance.

Meadow Brook Estate Senior Showcase (VRH)
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Directed by Fred Love. Musical direction by Alissa Hetzner. Highlights the talents of Oakland University BFA musical theatre majors in a program featuring songs, dances and scenes.

Faculty Collaborative (VRH)
Thursday, March 26, 2015
This faculty showcase is always a highlight of the season.