Kohlenberg Lyceum Series

2022-2023 Lyceum Season

Upcoming Performances

May 6, 2023
Films and Finger Foods: Movie to be determined

Del and Norma Robison Planetarium in Magruder Hall | 7: 30 p.m.
Hors d’oeuvres will be served in Magruder Hall prior to the show. A special guest speaker will provide background information and insight into the film. Seating is limited.
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Past Performances

Sept. 16, 2022
The Keeshea Pratt Band
Baldwin Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Pratt is an award-winning singer that performs all genres of music. She has appeared at several festivals such as Chicago Blues Festival and Crescent City Blues Festival in New Orleans.
Keeshea Pratt Band Website

Oct. 19, 2022
Saint Louis Ballet
Baldwin Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Consisting of 24 internationally acclaimed dancers, they are recognized as the only professional resident ballet company in the St. Louis region.
Saint Louis Ballet Website

Oct. 29, 2022
Films and Finger Foods:  “Night of the Living Dead”—Special Guest Craig Higgins
Del and Norma Robison Planetarium in Magruder Hall | 7: 30 p.m.
The feature film will be the 1968 horror classic “Night of the Living Dead.” Craig Higgins, host of the podcast “Two Guys and a Chainsaw,” will provide background information on the horror genre and give insight into what makes “Night of the Living Dead” special within it. Halloween-themed snacks will be served in Magruder Hall prior to the show. Seating is limited.

Dec. 3, 2022
University Steel Band Holiday Concert
Baldwin Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Truman’s own University Steel Band will perform their holiday steel concert. Directed by Michael Bump, professor of music, Truman Steel performs the traditional steel pan music of Trinidad and Tobago.

Jan. 27, 2023
Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
Baldwin Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
Rhonda Vincent and her band, The Rage, are the most awarded band in bluegrass history. She is an eight-time Grammy nominee and was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2020.
Rhonda Vincent Website

Feb. 7, 2023
Holman Family Distinguished Speaker Series: Truman Alumna Susana Mendoza (’94)
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall | 7:30 p.m.
Susana Mendoza made history as the first woman ever elected as Chicago city clerk. She was elected Illinois comptroller in 2016 and is the first Hispanic independently elected to statewide office in the state of Illinois.
About Susana Mendoza

Feb. 25, 2023
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Baldwin Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
This 16-piece jazz orchestra has won 11 “Best Big Band” awards in the DownBeat magazine Readers and Critics Polls.
About the Orchestra | Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Website

March 5, 2023
TAKE3 Trio
Baldwin Auditorium | 7:30 p.m.
TAKE3 is composed of violinist Lindsay Deutsch, pianist Jason Stoll and cellist Mikala Schmitz. With a flair for the wild and unexpected, the genre-defying trio brings the refinement of a rigorous classical music background and infuses it with rock-star charisma. Known for their infectious and down to earth onstage personalities, this group performs their arrangements of top pop hits, Americana, oldies and everything in between.
About TAKE3 TrioTAKE3 Trio Website