Campus Hall is home to Wagner College's Music Department. The Music Department sponsors numerous concerts and other public events each year. The department’s facilities include a multi-use Performance Center, a Music Lab and a Music Resource Room, both equipped with computers and electronic keyboards, and numerous practice rooms.
The fifteenth annual Italian Idol Singing Competition will bring together the finest singers at Wagner College to compete for substantial cash prizes and a spot on the Viva Italia! Concert on Sunday October 21st. Contestants will perform art songs and arias by Italian composers and others, like Händel and Mozart who participated in and contributed to Italian culture. A distinguished panel of judges will adjudicate. Prof. Yelena Polyachenko will be at the piano.
The fifteenth annual Viva Italia! Concert will celebrate the rich heritage of Italian music with performances by Wagner faculty, including Anthony Turner and Elizabeth McCullough, pianist Yelena Polyachenko, the Choirs of the College and the winners of the Italian Idol Singing Competition. Arias, art songs, opera choruses and madrigals will be performed.
A FREEWILL OFFERING WILL BE TAKEN.
Italian Heritage concerts at Wagner College are a co-production of Music Department and the Da Vinci Society
The Wagner College Holocaust Center performs the play Remembering Kristallnacht for students from the Jewish Foundation School.
Vocal ensembles Stretto and Espresso and some of Wagner’s finest singers, backed by a fine band, perform jazz standards, blues and American roots music.