Hamilton Fine Arts Center announces 2009-10 season
Sunday, October 11, 2009 6:00 pm
The Hamilton Fine Arts Center (HFAC) is bringing another performing arts season packed with entertainment for the whole family.
Glenn Miller Orchestra presents “In the Christmas Mood” - Dec. 22 at 7 p.m.
The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought-after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956, includes 19 band members and continues to play many of the original Glenn Miller arrangements. Join us as we tap our toes to the great songs of yesteryear, including “In the Mood,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” “The White Cliffs of Dover” as well as some Christmas favorites in the big-band style that made the Glenn Miller Orchestra famous. Sponsored by the HFAC and supported by the Milwaukee Marriott West Hotel. Tickets are for reserved seating. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors (55+) and $15 for students.
Daryl Stuermer – Genesis Rewired – Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Since 1978 lead guitarist Daryl Stuermer has been a touring member of the super-group Genesis, performing for sold-out audiences all over the world. In between tours Daryl has recorded eight solo albums of original music and covered his favorite Genesis tunes along the way. His new band, “Daryl Stuermer-Genesis Rewired” is an exciting fusion of Daryl's unique Genesis renditions and the soulful Collins-like voice of French-Canadian Martin Levac. Together they create an unforgettable evening that reinvents the Genesis experience. Destined to become this year's most requested concert, this five-piece band with a sensational light show, presents the music of Genesis with pure abundant authenticity. Sponsored by the Hamilton Fine Arts Center. Tickets are for reserved seating. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors (55+) and $15 for students.
UW-Madison Varsity Band Show – Feb. 28 at 2 p.m.
Under the direction of legendary Michael Leckrone, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Varsity Band returns to the HFAC. Badger fans are treated to the familiar strains of "Varsity," "On Wisconsin," "Songs to Thee Wisconsin," "You've Said it All” and many more surprises! The performance is sponsored by the HFAC and supported by the Hamilton High School Band Booster Club. Tickets are for reserved seating. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors (55+) and $10 for students.
Special guest performances
The Hamilton Fine Arts Center is pleased to announce special guest performances by the Master Singers of Milwaukee and the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra throughout the 2009-10 performing arts season. Both groups have made a commitment to collaborate with the students of the Hamilton School District to provide musical guidance and performance opportunities
Master Singers of Milwaukee – Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m.
An entertaining and upbeat look at opera as you have never heard it! The ultimate energetic, humorous and rapturous choruses and solos, and even a drinking song or two, all on one marvelous program. A special treat: The Florentine Studio Artists, the best, most compelling young voices in the U.S., will bring a preview of their hits of the coming season. Also in the mix is the Hamilton High School Choir. Tickets are for general seating. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors (55+) and $10 for students.
Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra presents “Fall Youth Concert” – Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Making its new rehearsal and performance home in the Hamilton Fine Arts Center, the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra dedicates its first concert to the students of the Hamilton School District. Including light classical works with explanations, attempting to engage students in the sounds of the orchestra, the stories of the composers and the styles of various eras and countries. Repertoire will include some movie favorites such as "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter." Tickets are for general seating. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (55+) and $6 for students.
Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra presents “Christmas Holiday Treats” – Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Join the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra as it rings in the Christmas season with some of the most festive and best-loved Christmas carols and holiday tunes. Tickets are for general seating. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (55+) and $6 for students.
Ko-Thi Dancers and Master Singers of Milwaukee – March 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Brilliant, colorful African dancing and drumming meet the traditional Latin Mass in an unforgettable work from the Congo entitled MISSA LUBA. With stunning choral pieces by Bobby McFerrin and irresistible, ultra-rhythmic ensemble works for dancers in traditional costume, this world-class production has its premiere at the HFAC! You won’t want to miss it. Tickets are for general seating. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors (55+) and $10 for students.
Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra presents “National Treasures” – May 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Dvorak’s “New World Symphony.” Tickets are for general seating. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (55+) and $6 for students.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.HamiltonFineArtsCenter.com or by visiting the HFAC box office on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. The Hamilton Fine Arts Center is located at W220 N6151 Townline Road, Sussex. No phone orders accepted, please.