Music & Theater

Music & Theater

As the first institution of higher learning to grant an advanced degree in music education with Kodály emphasis, Holy Names University enjoys an international reputation as one of the major centers in North America for Kodály music training. Take advantage of our world-class choral and instrumental performances here on our Oakland campus! To make a seat reservation for will call purchase at the box office the day of the show, please fill out the form below.

Pricing:
Unless otherwise noted, music events are $10 general, $5 seniors/students, free for HNU faculty, staff, students and alumni. Ticket counter opens one hour prior to performances.

The Significance of Early Childhood Music Education

Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
Time: 2:45 p.m.
Location: Studio Theatre, Valley Center for the Performing Arts
Pricing: FREE to the public. Donations are welcome at the door.

Helga Dietrich will discuss the legacy of her colleague Katalin Forrai, author of Music in Preschool, and share videos of early childhood teaching in Hungary

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Claude Debussy – Preludes, Book 1 & 2

Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Valley Center for the Performing Arts, Regents’ Theatre
Pricing: FREE to the public. Donations are welcome at the door.

Belgian pianist and Professor Emeritus of the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp, Gilbert De Greeve, will perform this recital of Debussy’s Preludes. A wine and cheese reception will follow.

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Kodály Institute Choral Concert

Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: McLean Chapel
Pricing: FREE to the public. Donations are welcome at the door.

The concert will feature works by Kodály, Szőnyi, Orban, Tóth, Fauré, Rossini, Tompkins, Nystedt and Barnum. A reception will follow the concert.

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Past Events

Preparatory Music Department Concerto Festival

Sunday, May 18, 2014

PMD Concerto Competition winners perform with the HNU Festival Orchestra under the baton of Dr. Steven Hofer.


Children's Choral Festival

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Community and school choirs perform individually and sing together under the direction of Buddy James.


PMD Orchestra and Ensembles Concert

Monday, May 5, 2014

Prep Music orchestras and group ensembles perform a variety of works. Ideal concert for families and their young children.


Reserve a seat

Tell us to expect you, and we’ll reserve tickets for purchase at the box office the day of the show. Ticket counter opens one hour prior to performances.

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Other inquiries

Contact: music@hnu.edu or 510-436-1330