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Stevens Homecoming:
Celebrate the Performing Arts

Join Stevens alumni, current students and their families at the university’s annual tradition of Homecoming on Oct. 3-6, 2013. Stevens Homecoming brings together past and present members of the Stevens community for a weekend of exciting festivities and reunions. 

Below is a listing for all events focused towards the Stevens Performing Arts alumni and friends.

 


 

Wednesday, October 2

Play Along with the Stevens Jazz Band
6:30 p.m.
Ondrick Music Room, 4th Floor, Wesley J. Howe Center

Alumni musicians - come back to Stevens and once again play with the Stevens Jazz Band! Under the direction of Gerald (Jerry) Ficeto, you can sit in and rehearse some of the songs in the Jazz Band repertoire. All participants on Wednesday are invited back to play in the Jazz Band performance on Friday at 5:30 p.m. on Walker Patio.

Please RSVP by email no later than September 26 by clicking here.

 

Friday, October 4

Stevens Jazz Band Performance (as part of Freshman Parents Welcome Reception)
5-7 p.m.
Walker Patio

Come listen as the Stevens Jazz Band performs from their outstanding repertoire.  Also, alumni musicians will join in playing certain songs throughout the performance.

Free admission, no reservations necessary

 

Smokey Joe's Café—The Songs of Leiber and Stoller
Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

8 p.m.
DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Hall

Leiber and Stoller, as much as anyone, virtually invented rock ‘n’ roll, and now their songs provide the basis for an electrifying entertainment that illuminates a golden age of American culture. It isn’t just great pop music—it’s compelling musical theatre. Songs include “Jailhouse Rock,” “Charlie Brown,” “On Broadway,” “Love Potion #9” and “Stand by Me.”

Presented by Theta Alpha Phi, in conjunction with DeBaun Center
Directed by David Zimmerman '90; Choreographed by Katherina Gaccione '10, '11; Musical Directed by Joel Condon '10

Smokey Joe's Café - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

For more information on the show and cast, please visit the Smokey Joe's Café page.

General Admission: $5; Stevens students: $2

 

Saturday, October 5

Sing-Along with the Stevens Choir
10 a.m.
Ondrick Music Room, 4th floor, Wesley J. Howe Center

Alumni - come exercise your vocal abilities by singing along with the Stevens Choir while they prepare for the Performing Arts Showcase. Under the direction of Dr. Bethany Reeves, you can learn to sing "Witness" and the “Stevens Alma Mater” in four-part harmony. Continental breakfast will be provided, and all participants are invited to sing with the Choir in performance at the 2 p.m. Showcase at DeBaun Auditorium.

Please RSVP by email no later than September 30 by clicking here.

 

Stevens Community BBQ 
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Walker Lawn

No Homecoming is complete without the Stevens Community BBQ. Find all your favorite grilled food and beverages. Bring friends and fellow alumni to have a snack or stay for lunch.

Free admission, no reservations necessary

 

Performing Arts Showcase featuring the Stevens Choir
2 p.m.
DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Hall

The annual Performing Arts Showcase features the best the students have to offer. The Stevens Choir and the new President’s Ensemble will both be featured, along with musicians and actors involved with DeBaun Center for Performing Arts. 

Free admission, no reservations necessary

To download a copy of the flyer, please click here.

 

Performing Arts Alumni Reception
7 p.m.
Atrium, Babbio Center

DeBaun Center invites all Performing Arts alumni and friends to a reception prior to TAP's presentation of Smokey Joe's Café.  Light refreshments and drinks will be served.

Free admission, no reservations necessary

 

Smokey Joe's Café—The Songs of Leiber and Stoller
Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

8 p.m.
DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Hall

Leiber and Stoller, as much as anyone, virtually invented rock ‘n’ roll, and now their songs provide the basis for an electrifying entertainment that illuminates a golden age of American culture. It isn’t just great pop music—it’s compelling musical theatre. Songs include “Jailhouse Rock,” “Charlie Brown,” “On Broadway,” “Love Potion #9” and “Stand by Me.”

Presented by Theta Alpha Phi, in conjunction with DeBaun Center
Directed by David Zimmerman '90; Choreographed by Katherina Gaccione '10, '11; Musical Directed by Joel Condon '10

Smokey Joe's Café - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals, www.rnh.com

For more information about the show and cast, please visit the Smokey Joe's CafĂ© page.

General Admission: $5; Stevens students: $2