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The School of Creative Arts offers students and the community special music and dance performances and workshops through out the year.  Developed in collaboration with an academic department on campus or a community group, these performances generally take place in the University's spacious North Campus Auditorium.  

Georg Friedrich Händel’s Messiah
December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
USF Performing Arts Center, 431 W Berry St Fort Wayne, IN 46802
As part of Christmas at USF, the School of Creative Arts invites you to celebrate the season with the Heartland Chamber Chorale in a citywide performance of Georg Friedrich Händel’s immortal work, Messiah at the USF Performing Arts Center on December 8 at 7:30pm.  The concert will feature the professional singers of the Heartland Chamber Chorale, the Heartland Festival Chorus & Orchestra, and the University Singers along with internationally renowned soloists.  For Tickets contact Heartland at 260.436.8080 or online at heartlandchorale.org. Sponsored in part by Gloria Fink, the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, & the University of Saint Francis.

University Singers and Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert  
Sunday, November 24th, 2013 at 7:30 PM
USF North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street
The Jazz Ensemble and University Singers of the University of Saint Francis will perform a fall concert on Sunday November 24, 2013 at 7:30pm at the North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street. The university Jazz Ensmeble, under the direction of Sam Smiley, performs it's annual winter concert. This performance will feature jazz standards, contemporary pieces, and holiday classics. The Jazz Ensemble will be joined by the University Singers, under the direction Robert Nance, for a first-time collaboration between the two groups. The concert is free and open to the public.

University Singers Concert 
Sunday, April 13, 2014, 7:00pm
USF North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street

Guitar Ensemble Concert 
Tuesday April 22, 2014, 7:00pm
USF North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street
The university Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Sam Smiley, performs its end of the semester concert. This will be a multi-genre performance featuring pieces ranging from jazz to classic rock, classical to bluegrass.

Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert 
Friday April 25, 2014 at 7:30pm
USF North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street
The university Jazz Ensemble performs its annual spring concert under the direction of Sam Smiley. The jazz band will play jazz standards, contemporary pieces, and original compositions and arrangements by director Smiley. The University Jazz Combo will also be performing.