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DePaul University School of Music presents the 2016 Spring Concert and Gala with the DePaul Symphony Orchestra


The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M., President of DePaul University
Judy Bundra, Interim Dean of the School of Music
William Bennett, Chair of the DePaul University Board of Trustees
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Symphony Center
220 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago
The 11th annual School of Music Gala will feature an elegant reception, dinner and awards program in the historic Symphony Center for nearly 400 guests followed by a performance of the DePaul Symphony in Orchestra Hall. Widely considered one of the finest orchestras among colleges and universities, the DePaul Symphony Orchestra showcases its talented musicians in a historic setting, providing a unique opportunity for Gala attendees.

DePaul University Pro Musica Award

In recognition of their extraordinary contributions to Chicago’s educational and cultural institutions, we are pleased to present this award to The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.

5:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception
6:15 p.m.
Dinner and Awards Presentation
Grainger Ballroom and Buntrock Hall
8 p.m.
Performance by the DePaul Symphony Orchestra
Box and Lower Balcony Seating
Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor
9:15 p.m.
Post-Concert Champagne and Dessert Reception
Grainger Ballroom
For information about the gala, please contact the Office of Advancement at (312) 362-8455 or

For concert tickets only, please contact Mara Yurasek, executive assistant to the dean, at (773) 325-7257 or
Business attire is requested.