Music Fridays @ Noon


The COD music faculty created Music Fridays @ Noon to showcase student, faculty, alumni and guest artists in a free, accessible daytime series of music performances and related events. The series is open to the entire COD community as a place where a broad spectrum of music is on display.

August 2019
| Student Band: P3 performs hot-weather tunes outside at Lakeside Pavilion. Refreshments provided by Student Life
30 | Guest Artists: Raices Gitanas a celebration of Flamenco music and dance with Don Skoog

September 2019
| Faculty Spotlight: Ben Wahlund, percussion
13 | Guest Artists: The Long View-a portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 9 songs composer/soprano Patrice Michaels and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano. In celebration of constitution day.
20 | Guest Speaker: Mary Lynn Doherty, Northern IL Univ, Music Education-a way of life
27 | Faculty Spotlight: Matt Shevitz & his quartet, jazz, newest faculty member

October 2019
| Student Recital
11 | Guest Artists: Aurora Univ Chamber Choir, Lisa Fredenburgh-conductor, Joyce Lawson-piano
18 | Guest Artist: Spanish pianist Laura Farré Rozada, performs works by French composers Messiaen, Dutilleux and others
25 | Faculty Spotlight: Ken Paoli, Jazz Reharmonization and Extended Tonal Techniques, a listening adventure

November 2019
  | Guest Artist: Jens Lindemann, trumpet-former member of Canadian Brass, and featured soloist with New Philharmonic on Nov. 2 and 3
8 | Faculty/Guest Artists: Karol Sue Reddington and Marcia Lehe, piano duo
15 | Faculty Spotlight: Lucille Mok, Microtiming and the Glenn Gould Goldberg Variations (1955) Outtakes
22 | Guest Artists: 3+1 String Quartet, playing works of Beethoven, Debussy and Bartok

December 2019
| Student Recital (note performance on Wednesday)
6 | Student Recital

All events are free and begin at noon in MAC Room 140
For more information, contact Lee Kesselman
For ADA accommodations, call 930.942.2141 (voice) or 630.858.9692 (TDD). Please call two weeks in advance.

All events are free and begin at noon in MAC Room 140
For more information, contact Lee Kesselman