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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

July 2018

Alumni Night at Shakespeare Festival

Date:
Saturday, July 21st
Time:
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

An evening of romance or extraordinary talent awaits at this year's alumni night.

August 2018

Midwest Institute of Opera Presents: The Pirates of Penzance

Date:
Thursday, August 2nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact John Koch (309)438-2472   Tickets are sold at the door day of event only.

Midwest Institute of Opera presents: Les Contes D’Hoffman (The Tales of Hoffman)

Date:
Friday, August 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact John Koch (309)438-2472 Tickets are sold at the door day of performance only.

Midwest Institute of Opera Presents: The Pirates of Penzance

Date:
Saturday, August 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact John Koch (309)438-2472   Tickets are sold at the door day of event only.  

Midwest Institute of Opera Presents: Les Contes D’Hoffman (The Tales of Hoffman)

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

For additional information contact John Koch (309)438-2472   Tickets are sold at the door day of performance only.

September 2018

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Sunday, September 16th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tony Marinello (309)438-1702

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Tuyen Tonnu, piano with Guest Paul Borg, piano

Date:
Tuesday, September 18th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tuyen Tonnu (309)438-8423

Choral Showcase

Date:
Sunday, September 23rd
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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

Jazz Ensemble I & II

Date:
Thursday, September 27th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Symphony Orchestra Concert

Date:
Sunday, September 30th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

October 2018

Symphonic Winds and Symphonic Band Concert

Date:
Friday, October 5th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Guest Artist Kate Boyd, piano Recital

Date:
Wednesday, October 24th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tuyen Tonnu (309)438-8423

November 2018

Jazz Ensemble I & II

Date:
Friday, November 2nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Civic Chorale Concert

Date:
Saturday, November 3rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact John Koch (309)438-2472

Men’s Glee, Women’s Choir, and Belle Voix Concert

Date:
Sunday, November 4th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tim Fredstom (309)438-5174

Symphony Orchestra Concert

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

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

Music for All Concert

Date:
Saturday, November 10th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Music for those with disabilities For additional information contact Dr. Glenn Block (309)438-2540

Concert Choir, Madrigals, and Wind Symphony

Date:
Sunday, November 11th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Symphonic Winds with Normal West High School Wind Ensemble

Date:
Wednesday, November 14th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Wind Symphony and Concert Choir Concert

Date:
Thursday, November 15th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

Symphonic Band and University Band Concert

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

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

December 2018

School of Music Audition Day

Date:
Saturday, December 1st
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

For information on auditioning contact Christine Hansen (309)438-7050

Music for the Holidays

Date:
Saturday, December 1st
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Music for the Holidays

Date:
Saturday, December 1st
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Music for the Holidays

Date:
Sunday, December 2nd
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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