Arts & Culture
For more than 50 years, Alvernia has been providing a dynamic environment for students and community members to experience arts and cultural events. Whether through student performances, visiting lecturers, featured faculty presentations or guest artists, the arts are alive at Alvernia!

2016 Alvernia Performing Arts Series


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Jill Haley – National Park Soundscapes

Friday, September 16, 7:30 p.m.
Francis Hall Theatre & Recital Hall

JILL HALEY, oboe and English horn, pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of US National Parks with National Parks Soundscapes. Joined by family and friends, Ms. Haley’s musical depictions of landscapes are set to stunning large-screen video imagery.

An outdoor reception featuring food vendors begins at 6 p.m.

http://jillhaley.com/

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 A far cry

A Far Cry, featuring David Krakauer

Thursday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.
Francis Hall Theatre & Recital Hall

A FAR CRY, an 18-piece ensemble with David Krakauer, world-famous clarinet soloist, performs from their Grammy-award winning album Dreams and Prayers, exploring the musical connection between humanity and the divine through religious mysticism.

http://afarcry.org/

PA Arts Council

This performance was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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 Jason Vieaux

Jason Vieaux, guitar

Thursday, December 1, 7:30 p.m.
Francis Hall Theatre & Recital Hall

Acclaimed Grammy-winner and classical guitar soloist JASON VIEAUX presents a solo recital of Spanish, Mexican, South American, French and American classics. Noted as one of the most talented guitarists of his generation, Vieaux’s solo recital provides an intimate debut before the Reading Symphony Orchestra performance.

http://jasonvieaux.com/

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 Sherry Boone

Sherry Boone, soprano

Thursday, February 9, 7:30 p.m.
Francis Hall Theatre & Recital Hall

Celebrated opera singer and Broadway veteran SHERRY BOONE, soprano, performs an evening of Broadway Classics with an all-star trio. Rodgers and Hammerstein, Soundheim, Berlin and other favorites create an unforgettable evening of nostalgia and renewal. Concert sponsored by Deanna and Mark Reuben.

http://sherryboone.com/

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 Vince Giordano

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks 11

Wednesday, March 15, 7:30 p.m.
Francis Hall Theatre & Recital Hall

Grammy-winner VINCE GIORDANO AND THE NIGHTHAWKS 11 return to Alvernia’s stage in partnership with the 27th Annual Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest. Celebrate the contagious rhythms of the Jazz Age as featured in the HBO smash series Boardwalk Empire. Concert sponsored by Jerry and Carolyn Holleran.

http://vincegiordano.com/

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Cash and checks are accepted at the door.

 




       

Lit Fest Logo

The annual Lit Fest is packed with many unique events offered throughout the year, including entertainment, award-winning authors and workshops. All events are hosted by Alvernia University at the Reading campus and are free and open to the public.

 

 


lecture series booklet

Alvernia's Lecture Series offers many chances to expand your mind through free thought-provoking lectures by top authors and seasoned leaders. All Lecture Series events are free and open to the public.





 


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