Alumni Calendar of Events

Celebrate your affiliation with WCSU by joining us for the upcoming events taking place throughout the year. For more information about the event contact the WCSU Office of Alumni Relations at (203) 837-8298. Check back often for updates.


 

Amahl and the Night Visitors : Dec. 9 - 10

Special ticket price for Alumni - $5! The WCSU Department of Music will present “Amahl and the Night Visitors” at 7 p.m. on Dec. 9, and 2 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 10 in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. To purchase tickets at special alumni cost, $5 per person, call (203) 837-8298.

An Alumni performance is Dec. 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury and will feature Mother played by Cidalia Alves Kettle '12, Erick Sanchez '14 as King Kaspar, Hernan Berisso '10 as King Melchior, Alex Patrie '17 as King Balthazar and Nicholas Ciasullo as Page.


 

Love Wins Concert : Saturday, Dec. 10

Special ticket price for Alumni - $26! The Love Wins Benefit Concert will be at 8 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Tickets are $50 for a VIP reception with the musicians before the concert and $35 for general admission. Alumni tickets are $26, use code ALUM. For more information and tickets, visit ticket site. 

 A Celebration Music to benefit The Ana Grace Project and the Ana Márquez - Greene scholarship at WCSU featuring Regina Carter on violin; Russell Malone on guitar; Ben Allison on bass; Alvester Garnett on drums and WCSU Coordinator of Jazz Studies Jimmy Greene on saxophone. This event is being hosted by the WCSU Department of Music.


 

Theatre Alumni Gala : Saturday, Dec. 17

Theatre alumni are invited to an evening of music, food and fun.

7 p.m. Welcome cocktail reception in the lobby
Building tours, silent auction

8 p.m. Musical performance in the Mainstage Theatre

Alumni $20, alumni guest $30 Tickets are available at wcsuvpac.eventbrite.com Additional detail, on FB event page.

 

If you are interested in performing at the gala, possibly doing a piece you performed at WCSU, email Sarah at renningers@wcsu.edu.


 

The Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 1

The Board of Directors meeting is on Wednesday, Feb 1 at 6 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center in the old faculty dining room on the first floor.

 

 


 

  Iceland's Magical Northern Lights : Mar. 4 – 10, 2017

The “land of fire and ice” is a place of many wonders, including the rare opportunity to see the spectacular aurora borealis, or northern lights. This tour will bring you on a search for that once-in-a-lifetime moment. Take an exhilarating evening northern lights cruise. Travel to the “Golden Circle,” home to many of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders. Spend time at Thingvellir National Park, the nation’s most historic area. Gaze at the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, one of the world's most incredible cascades. At Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Centre, learn about life during and after the dramatic 2010 volcanic explosion. Explore Skogar Folk Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the natural geothermal pool the Blue Lagoon. Spend your evenings gazing at the night sky in search of the elusive and dazzling northern lights. For more information contact Kay Schreiber, Kay's Tours, (203) 790-8342, kay.schreiber@sbcglobal.net

 


 

The Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting: Wednesday, Apr. 5

The Board of Directors meeting is on Wednesday, Apr. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Midtown Student Center in the old faculty dining room on the first floor.

 

 


 

The Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting: Wednesday, June 7

The Board of Directors meeting is on Wednesday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in the Westside Student Center in Room 212/214.

 


 

Spotlight on New Orleans : September 11 – 15, 2017

Get to know the “birthplace of jazz” during your extended stay in the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Discover its unique flavors during a cooking class featuring the popular dishes of the city, as well as dinner at a French-Creole restaurant. Learn the secrets of the city’s famous French Quarter on a walking tour featuring St. Louis Cathedral and the French Marketplace, and your choice of either the Cabildo or Presbytere museums. Head out to the swamp to enjoy a cruise tour of the bayous to learn about the history and ecology of this fascinating ecosystem. Spend time at either the poignant National World War II Museum or the festive Mardi Gras World. Come to know the city’s music when taking in a spirited jazz revue at a French Quarter Jazz Club. You will be taken on a delightful discovery through the sights, sounds and tastes of the eclectic city of New Orleans. For more information contact Kay Schreiber, Kay's Tours at (203) 790-8342 or kay.schreiber@sbcglobal.net.