Lori Schahrer
Chair, Fine Arts
Office: K-2008
Phone: (815) 280-2339
Email: loschahr@jjc.edu    

Carol Foote
Fine Arts Secretary
Office: K-2011
Phone: (815) 280-2223
Fax: (815) 280-6739
Email: cfoote@jjc.edu

Fine Arts Events


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Click BELOW for a Fine Arts Events Calendar 

Fall 2017 Events

August

  • Aug 15 - Applied Music Auditions for 2017 Fall Semester: Please call (815) 280-2223 for an audition time
  • Aug 30 - Theatre auditions for Rumors:  3:00 and 6:00 pm in the Fine Arts Theatre
  • Aug 26 - Theatre auditions for Rumors:  6:00 pm in the Fine Arts Theatre

September

  • Sept 11 - 30:  Art Gallery Exhibition: Perdo Javier Palacios and Rodrigo Montoya Ortiz:  From Here - Desde Aqui
  • Sept 13 - Auditions for The Elephant Man:  3:00 pm and 6:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)
  • Sept 13- Auditions for The Elephant Man:  6:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)
  • Sept 18 -  Musica Viva - Chamber Music in the Gallary: New Harpsichord Dedication Concert:  3:00 and 5:00 pm (identcal program offered twice) in the Laura A Sprague Art Gallery (J-1006)
  • Sept 27 - Student Recital: Noon

October

  • Oct 1-16 -Art Gallery Exhibition: Perdo Javier Palacios and Rodrigo Montoya Ortiz:  From Here - Desde Aqui
  • Oct 5-8 - Theatre Production: Rumors by Neil Simon in the Fine Arts Theatre
    Oct 15 - Musica Viva - JJC Faculty Recital:  JJC Jazz Ensemble: Rich Moore:  3:00 pm
  • Oct 25 - Student Recital: Noon
  • Oct 29 -  Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: 4:00 pm (Admission: $10.00)

November

  • Nov 5 - Musica Viva - Guest Concert - Professional Chamber Choir: Cor Cantiamo: 3:00 pm.  Held at Historic St. Joseph Catholic Church,
    416 N Chicago Street, Joliet
  • Nov 6-22 and 27-30- Gallery Exhibition: Joliet Junior College Area High School Art Exhibition
  • Nov 9-12 and 16-19- The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance in the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)
  • Nov 29 - Student Recital: Noon

December

  • Dec 1-8 - Gallery Exhibition: Joliet Junior College Area High School Art Exhibition
  • Dec 1 - Jazz Band Winter Concert: 7:30 pm
  • Dec 3 - Community Band Winter Concert: 3:00 pm
  • Dec 8 - Chamber Singers: MadriGala: 7:30 pm
  • Dec 10 - Community Chorale Winter Concert, Carols and Chocolate: 3:00 pm
  • Dec 12 -  Guitar and Percussion Ensembles Concert: 7:30 pm
  • Dec 13 - Theatre auditions for Spamalot: Book by Eric Idle, Score by John DuPrez and Eric Idle - 3:00 and 6:00 pm in the Fine Arts Theatre
  • Dec 14 - Theatre auditions for Spamalot: Book by Eric Idle, Score by John DuPrez and Eric Idle - 3:00 and 6:00 pm in the Fine Arts Theatre

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Spring 2018 Events

January

  • Jan 11  - Applied Music Auditions for 2018 Spring Semester: Please call (815) 280-2223 for an audition time
  • Jan 16-31- Gallery Exhibition - Water Street Studios Artists Collective
  • Jan 24 - Theatre auditions for She Kills Monsters byQui Nguyen- 3:00 and 6:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre
  • Jan 25 - Theatre auditions for  She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen- 6:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre

February

  • Feb 1-9 - Gallery Exhibition - Water Street Studios Artists Collective
  • Feb 12 - Musica Viva -Guest Artists Concert: Northern Illinois University Steelband, Liam Teaue, director; 3:00 pm in the JJC Fine Arts Theatre
  • Feb 13 - Student Recital: Noon

March

  • March 1-4 - Spamalot - Book by Eric Idle, Score by John DuPrez and Eric Idle in the Fine Arts Theatre
  • March 5-29 - Gallery Exhibition: Tim Hurley: Retrospective
  • March 18 - Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: 4:00 pm (Admission: $10.00)
  • March 26 - Musica Viva: Faculty Artist Concert:3:00 - Rich Moore, Clarinet
  • March 28 -  Student Recital: Noon

April

  • April 3 -  Honors Recital Auditions - Time TBA
  • April 8 - Musica Viva - Guest Artist/Alumni Concert: Mary Elizabeth Bowden, Trumpet. 
    Followed by a free master class for high school and college students
  • April 12-15 and 19-22- Theatre Production,:She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen in the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)
  • April 23- Gallery Exhibition: Joliet Junior College Arts Students' Juried Exhibition
  • April 25 - Student Recital: Noon
  • April 27-28:  Spring Festival of One Acts: 2 qand 7:30 pm in the Black Box Theatre (K-1001)
  • April 29 - Chorale Masterworks Concert featuring the JJC Chamber Singers and  JJC Community Chorale: 3:00 pm

May

  • May 1- 31 - Gallery Exhibition: Joliet Junior College Art Students' Juried Exhibition
  • May 4 -  Jazz Band Spring Concert: 7:30 pm 
  • May 6 -  Community Band Spring Concert: 3:00 pm
  • May 7 - Honors Recital: 7:30 pm
  • May 8 -  Guitar and Percussion Ensembles Concert: 7:30 pm
  • May 11 - Applied Music Auditions for 2018 Summer and 2018 Fall Semesters: Please call (815) 280-2223 for an audition time.

June

  • June 1-28- Gallery Exhibition:  Joliet Junior College Arts Students' Juried Exhibition
  • June 11-15 Touring Children's Theatre Production, call director Nicki Blowers at (815) 280-2200 to book a tour appearance.

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