Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Music Conservatory and 20th anniversary of the Theatre Conservatory, Roosevelt University’s VIVID 2018 features the CCPA Chamber Orchestra led by Andrew Grams and performing American music with renowned pianist and faculty member Winston Choi; and a Theatre Conservatory retrospective featuring song and dance, accompanied by a CCPA jazz combo.

Music Conservatory
Orchestra conducted by Andrew Grams
Jazz direction by Scott Mason

  • Leonard Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
  • Mitch Weakley (MM ’18): Trilogy (world premiere, CCPA Student Composition Winner
  • Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 23 (Winston Choi, piano)

Theatre Conservatory
Music direction by Ryan Brewster
Directed and choreographed by Jane Lanier

CCPA alumna Merle Dandridge, lead actor in the Oprah Winfrey Network hit drama series Greenleaf, will accept the first annual CCPA Distinguished Artist Award. A ticketed pre-show Gala, which includes reserved VIP seating and a VIP reception with actor Merle Dandridge, begins at 5:30PM. For more information regarding the Gala and sponsorship opportunities, click here or call 312.341.3783.

VIVID 2018 is a free event; donations are encouraged to support CCPA student scholarships.

Phone: 312.341.2300 | Box Office50 E Congress Pkwy

Please note: Artists, programs, and dates are subject to change.