Department of Music

Headshot of playwright Lloyd Suh smiling

Wind Ensemble & Orchestra

December 28, 2023 | 8 pm


Noontime Concert

March 9 , 2024

Chamber music for flute, viola, and cello. 

Solo Piano Recital

March 19 , 2024

Sonya Ovrutsky Fensome

The Firebird and more! 
Piano works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel, and Stravinsky, inspired by dance. 

St. Joseph Celebration

March 23 , 2024

Join us for a musical celebration of the 100th year anniversary of the dedication of beautiful St. Joseph Chapel! 

No-No Boy

April 3, 2024 | 7:30 pm

No-No Boy is an immersive concert experience that illuminates hidden Asian American histories through folk songs, sound pieces, live projections, and storytelling. This performance will celebrate No-No Boy’s third full-length LP EMPIRE ELECTRIC released by the Smithsonian Folkways label.

O Lungo Drom (The Long Road) Oratorio

April 5, 2024 | 8:15 pm

O Lungo Drom (“The Long Road” in Romanes) (2022) is an oratorio that tracks the history of the Roma and Sinti (a subgroup of the Romani people found mostly in Germany) through the words of Sinti/Roma poets and writers themselves.

Noontime Concert
Two Piano Mini Extravaganza

April 9, 2024 | 12:30 pm

This concert celebrates the two remarkable Steinway D pianos housed in Luth Concert Hall with performances by Music Department students. A transcription of Beethoven’s 5th symphony will highlight the program.

Gavin Klein

April 16, 2024 | 7:00 pm

College of the Holy Cross’ Organ Scholar and rising star, Gavin Klein, performs works of Sweelinck, Bach, Mendelssohn and Franck.

Chamber Singers

April 20, 2024 | 4:30 pm

The Holy Cross Chamber Singers will be performing a program based on musical psalm settings. The program also features several antiphons, or musical settings that provide commentary on the text and proceed or follow a psalm, by James MacMillan, Anton Bruckner.

Cassatt String Quartet

April 23, 2024 | 8 pm

Program will premiere new works by Holy Cross composers Chris Arrell and Matthew Jaskot, and will also feature Shirish Korde’s Moods of Ellington, written in celebration of Duke Ellington’s 125th birthday, and God Bless the Child, a fantasia for jazz vocalist and cello based on the Billie Holiday classic.

Academic Conference Concert

April 24, 2024 | 8 pm

Academic Festival Performance, featuring pianist Robert Gardner, the 2023 Concerto Competition winner, and opera choruses performed by the Holy Cross College Orchestra and College Choir.

Chamber Music Recital

April 25, 2024 | 6 pm

Students who participate in the Chamber Music course perform the works they have studied during the semester.

End of Semester Student Recital

April 26, 2024 | 4 pm

Students who took private lessons will perform pieces they have worked on during the semester.

Jazz Ensemble

April 30, 2024 | 8 pm

The Holy Cross Jazz Ensemble will perform American Jazz standards under the direction of Mike Monaghan.