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Center for the Performing Arts

Location:
Center for the Performing Arts 351 S. School Street
Normal, IL

The construction of the Center for Performing Arts cost $19.8 million and was completed and dedicated in the Fall of 2002. An 800-seat concert hall and a 450-seat theatre are the building’s main features.

Upcoming Events

January 2018

Band Concerto Competition

Date:
Sunday, January 28th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For additional information contact band office (309)438-2166

Orchestra Concerto Aria Competition

Date:
Wednesday, January 31st
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309) 438-2540

February 2018

ISU School of Music audition day

Date:
Saturday, February 3rd
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

ISU School of Music audition day

Date:
Friday, February 9th
Time:
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

ISU School of Music audition day

Date:
Saturday, February 10th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

ISU Symphonic Winds

Date:
Friday, February 16th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For tickets visit http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information on the event contact the band office (309)438-2166  

Choral Showcase

Date:
Sunday, February 18th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Cancelled: Twin City Honor Band Festival Concert

Date:
Sunday, February 18th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

Illinois State University Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Sunday, February 18th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

Jazz Ensemble I and II

Date:
Wednesday, February 21st
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information on this event contact Dr. Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Illinois State University Speaker Series: Tricia Griffith

Date:
Thursday, February 22nd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

President and Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Insurance Tricia Griffith will be the keynote speaker for 2018 Business Week at Illinois State University. Griffith will speak at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, February 22, at Illinois State’s Center for the Performing Arts.

Performance Convocation Hour

Date:
Tuesday, February 27th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student performances For additional information contact School of Music office (309)438-7631

March 2018

ISU Sympohonic Band and University Band

Date:
Thursday, March 1st
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Friday, March 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Saturday, March 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Sunday, March 4th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Evening of Brass

Date:
Sunday, March 4th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Andy Rummel (309)438-5817  

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Tuesday, March 6th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Wednesday, March 7th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Thursday, March 8th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

Cosi Fan Tutte

Date:
Friday, March 9th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An Italian based opera written by Mozart about love and relationships

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts (CPA)

Date:
Wednesday, March 21st
Time:
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo travels to various locations around campus each week to provide wellness information, resources, condoms, and fun giveaways.

ISU Symphonic Winds with Morton High School

Date:
Friday, March 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

Belle Voix and Glee Clubs Concert

Date:
Sunday, March 25th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

ISU Symphony Orchestra Concert

Date:
Sunday, March 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309)438-2540

ISU Wind Symphony

Date:
Monday, March 26th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

Performance Convocation Hour

Date:
Tuesday, March 27th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student performances

April 2018

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts (CPA)

Date:
Tuesday, April 3rd
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo travels to various locations around campus each week to provide wellness information, resources, condoms, and fun giveaways.

School of Music Audition Day

Date:
Saturday, April 7th
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers Concert

Date:
Sunday, April 8th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Friday, April 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Jazz Festival

Date:
Friday, April 13th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Saturday, April 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Jazz Festival

Date:
Saturday, April 14th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Sunday, April 15th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Percussion Ensemble

Date:
Sunday, April 15th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. David Collier (309)438-8022

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts (CPA)

Date:
Tuesday, April 17th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo travels to various locations around campus each week to provide wellness information, resources, condoms, and fun giveaways.

Performance Convocation Hour

Date:
Tuesday, April 17th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Student peformances

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Tuesday, April 17th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Wednesday, April 18th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Thursday, April 19th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Friday, April 20th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Balm in Gilead

Date:
Saturday, April 21st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A gritty drama based in New York where the characters pursue the happiness which escapes them

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Tuyen Tonnu, piano and guest Paul Borg, piano

Date:
Monday, April 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Tuyen Tonnu (309)438-8423

Civic Chorale Concert

Date:
Tuesday, April 24th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact John Koch (309)438-2472

Symphonic Band and University Band

Date:
Thursday, April 26th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact the band office (309)438-2166

Symphonic Winds Concert

Date:
Friday, April 27th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact band office (309)438-2166

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Saturday, April 28th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact band office (309)438-2166

Choral Collage

Date:
Sunday, April 29th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Karyl Carlson (309)438-2012

Symphony Orchestra

Date:
Sunday, April 29th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/tickets/ For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309)438-2540

May 2018

Spring String Project Concert

Date:
Saturday, May 5th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009