Arts Events for April 2017

Note: While we make every effort to keep this listing up to date, event details are subject to change. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.


Thursday, Mar. 9 - Thursday, Apr. 6

A collaboration between the Center for International Programs and IACT at ArtStreet, the 12th annual Citizens of the World installation highlights students’ experiences of the world in which we live through visual and expressive storytelling.

Common Academic Program

Exhibition: Horvath

Thursday, March 30 – Thursday, April 27

This annual juried student show is open to students of all majors.

Ebony Heritage Singers

Ebony Heritage Singers

Saturday, April 1

Inspiring Gospel music is performed in the Kennedy Union Ballroom, under the direction of Donna Cox.

Celebration of the Arts

Tuesday, April 4

The University of Dayton’s student performing arts groups in music, dance and theatre take the Schuster Center stage for an evening to showcase their talents and recognize the installation of our new President, Dr. Eric Spina. Student artwork will be on display in the Schuster Wintergarden before and after the performance.


Spring Concert: University Chorale

Sunday, April 9

A performance of sacred and secular music from all eras.

Jules Massenet's Musical Redemption of the Biblical Femme Fatale

Tuesday, April 18

Three heroines from the works of Jules Massenet - Marie-Magdeleine, Éve, and Hérodiade - are examined through a spiritual lens in this lecture-recital.


Percussion Ensemble and Drumline

Thursday, April 20

The University of Dayton's Percussion Ensemble plays under the direction of James Leslie.

radio show

LIVE ON AIR: Three 1950s Radio Plays

Friday, April 21 - Sunday, April 23

Relive the glory days of radio plays featuring live Foley artistry, 1950s period costumes and simultaneous airing on Flyer TV and Flyer Radio. 

Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22 shows >

Sunday, April 23 show >

Faculty Artist Recital: Brass Quintet

Friday, April 21

The Faculty Brass Quintet performs a variety of music from the Renaissance to the 21st Century.

Gamelan Ensemble

Javanese Gamelan and World Music Choir

Monday, April 24

The Javanese Gamelan presents traditional music from Java, Indonesia, and new arrangements and experimental works.


University Concert Band

Tuesday, April 25

The Concert Band's Spring 2017 concert.


Faculty Jazztet

Wednesday, April 26

A jazz performance by department of music faculty.

Jazz Ensemble

University Jazz Band and Jazz Combos

Thursday, April 27

The University Jazz Band and Jazz Combos, directed by James Leslie.


Tuesday, Apr. 25 - Saturday, May 6

Students in the ACT II course will creatively apply innovative practices to the collaborative and critical perspectives developed from the themes of the entire 2016–17 IACT Installation Series.

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