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Celebration of the Arts

Celebration of the Arts: Showcase of Music and Dance

Choral music to jazz, gospel to Javanese gamelan, J.S. Bach to original electronic music, classic musical theatre to modern dance: this diverse and lively program celebrated the artistic accomplishments of University of Dayton students from the Department of Music, the Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology Program and across the university.

At the University of Dayton, we believe in the power of the arts to transform lives and build community. 

This Showcase of Music and Dance featured the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, University Orchestra, University Chorale, Bella Voce, Ebony Heritage Singers, World Music Choir, Javanese Gamelan, University Jazz Band, Opera Workshop, UD Dance Ensemble and UD Digit electronic music ensemble.

The last event took place March 3, 2022 at Schuster Center.

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Fine and Performing Arts 02.24.22

For the first time since 2019, University of Dayton students will perform for the Dayton and campus communities for the Celebration of the Arts, a showcase of music, dance and theater.  

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Stander Symposium

The Celebration of the Arts is held each spring in conjunction with the annual Brother Joseph W. Stander Symposium.

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Our Academic Programs

Students from all majors taking courses offered by the departments of Art and Design and Music, and the Theatre, Dance and Performance Technology Program make this annual event a diverse and rounded experience.

List of Departments and Programs

Celebration of the Arts

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Dayton, Ohio 45469