Bennett Family Patriotic Concert


Join the Bennett Family for a stirring musical tribute that honors our heritage as free Americans and the source of that freedom – Almighty God. The concert will feature arrangements of many familiar tunes on a variety of musical instruments including: handbells, piano, accordion, banjo, strings and brass. Don’t miss this flag-waving, red, white and blue concert! A donation is suggested.

If you are serving or have served in the military, we’d love to have you come to the concert in your uniform or military attire we thank you for your service to our country. Entrance is free, although a love offering/donation is suggested.
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Laudate Homeschool Orchestra

THURSDAY, JUNE 7 • 7PM Laudate Homeschool Orchestra looks forward to leading you on an exciting musical adventure as they present our 2018 Spring Semester Repertoire. Two pieces by Austrian Anton Bruckner: March in D Minor is an experiment in tension–teasing the listener with resolve that plunges back into uncertainty, pausing mid-point for a serene […]

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Laudate Homeschool Orchestra

Thursday, January 18, 2017 – 7PM – Come enjoy the Laudate Homeschool Orchestra, as they present a classical winter concert. Free and open to the public, no tickets required. Concert features the following: A savory taste of the Slavic countryside with four peppy Slavonic Dances by Czech immigrant Antonin Dvorak. A brand new composition custom-composed for LHO by […]

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Elm City ChamberFest

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 • 7:30 PM The Elm City ChamberFest presents the first of two Faculty and Guest Artist concerts during its Summer 2018 season. Performers come from around the country and the world and include members of major orchestras. The program includes chamber works for piano and strings by Brahms, Dvorak, Mozart and Mendelssohn, as well as klezmer music performed by Grammy Award-winning violinist Alicia Svigals. Admission is $20 and can be purchased directly from http://www.elmcitychamberfest.org/events […]

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Running On Empty

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 • 7:30PM ONLY-– The stellar ensemble “Running On Empty” features studio and concert tour veterans who have worked with major recording acts. With one female and four male vocalists, “Running on Empty” can re-create the exquisite vocal harmonies that were unique to the Laurel Canyon sound. Everything you hear is played […]

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Elim Park Christmas Festival and Rock This Town Orchestra

Saturday, December 2, 2017 2PM ONLY — Rock This Town Orchestra Christmas Spectacular • The ultimate Brian Setzer Orchestra tribute band, playing all your favorite Christmas tunes in an upbeat, energetic swingin’ style! Blending a vibrant fusion of the American sounds of classic 50’s rock & roll and big band swing with the energy and spirit […]

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A Carnegie Hall to Nelson Hall Christmas

DECEMBER 15, 2017 • 2PM & 7:30 PM — Beloved brother-brother singing act, Will and Anthony Nunziata, will bring a stellar repertoire from their concert at Carnegie Hall straight to Nelson Hall for a Broadway style Christmas celebration! Accompanied by their Broadway pianist and plenty of good humor and brotherly banter, this is sure to […]

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Bennett Family Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 • 2PM and 5:30PM   — Enjoy the festive sounds of handbells, vocals, instrumentals, accordions and more as this talented, musical family celebrates birth of Jesus Christ.  This Christmas concert features a combination of new and familiar Christmas carols such as Good Christian Men Rejoice, O Come O Come Emmanuel, Hark the […]

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The Waterbury Chorale Chamber Singers

Wednesday, December 20 • 7:00 PM — The Chamber Singers of the Waterbury Chorale, directed by Joseph Jacovino,  present “Wishing You A Merry Christmas” which will feature traditional and popular Christmas carols such as “Love Came Down at Christmas”, “Carol of the Bells,” “White Christmas,” and more. Since its inception in 1967, the Waterbury Chorale performs sacred and secular […]

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Evening of Piano & Flute on February 10th

Saturday, February 10, 2018 — An Evening with Piano and Flute featuring a variety of romantic, classical selections.   Tara Lesco performs as piano soloist and accompanist in the Hartford and New Haven areas. She has played in the pit orchestras of several musicals, including Pippin, West Side Story, and Jekyll and Hyde. She has […]

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The American Longboards featuring the music of Roy Orbison

MARCH 9, 2018 • 2PM and 7:30PM — A pumped up, energetic 60s throwback in the style of the Beach Boys, featuring Brian McCullough as Roy Orbison, and American music of the 50s, 60s and 70s. A drum-driven surf spectacular led by well-known drummer Joey Pucci and his band: Eric Hoffmanis, Megan Houde, & Scotty Mac. […]

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Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice

MARCH 23, 2018 • 2PM and 7:30PM — Legendary Fanny Brice– Torch Singer, Comedienne, Ziegfeld Follies Broadway Star, voice of “Baby Snooks’ on the Radio, Golden Era Movie Star and inspiration for musical/movie Funny Girl and Funny Lady, come alive in this critically acclaimed solo show, touring across the country and internationally. Starring Kimberly Faye Greenberg; […]

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Whiffenpoofs in Concert

MARCH 27, 2018 • 7:30 PM – Each year, 14 senior Yale men are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs, the world’s best known a cappella group. Made famous by their signature “Whiffenpoof Song, the ‘Whiffs’ carry forward their century-old tradition each year with over two hundred performances in such venues as Carnegie Hall, Broadway’s Lincoln Center, and the Rose Bowl. In concert at Nelson Hall Theater on March 27th. […]

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Higher: A Night of Contemporary Christian Music

THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018 • 7PM  — A Night of contemporary Christian music featuring musicians and worship leaders from Converge Northeast Churches. Music is powerful. Come be moved. Be blessed. Connect. Make a difference. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Beraca Baptist Church (Brooklyn, NY) Haiti Missions Trip. […]

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FEATURED PERFORMANCES • Triple Espresso – a highly caffeinated comedy!

Outrageous Family Fun coming to Nelson Hall Theater, MAY 10-20, 2018 • VARIOUS PERFORMANCES — Triple Espresso tells the story of three guys whose bid for showbiz fame and fortune ended in 4-minutes of magnificent failure on national television. Hugh Butternut, Buzz Maxwell, and Bobby Bean tell their rags-to-rags story earnestly, with hysterical results. The laughter is infectious and the comedy appeals to everyone from first graders to college students to baby-boomers to grandparents. Returning to Nelson Hall for our 10th Anniversary!
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Glen Campbell Xperience

JUNE 1, 2018 • 2PM & 7:30PM — Longtime professional entertainer Jimmy Mazz delivers the world’s premier tribute to Glen Campbell, the man and his music, featuring all the great timeless tunes from a music icon who touched the hearts of virtually everyone for over four decades. Sadly Alzheimer’s disease has taken away Glen Campbell’s ability to sing or play. Jimmy Mazz pays tribute to this living legend, capturing the essence of Campbell’s musical genius in The Glen Campbell Experience!
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Simply Diamond

JUNE 21, 2018 • 2PM & 7:30PM (SOLD OUT) — Added performance on Friday, June 22, 2018 at 7:30PM. Simply Diamond is one of the most sought-after, musically authentic Neil Diamond tribute bands in the country. Brian LaBlanc and his band focus on the music first and foremost. They pay great attention to the detailed song arrangements that Neil Diamond and his collaborators created. There may be other Neil Diamond tribute bands, but Simply Diamond outshines them all!
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A Tribute To America • Bennett Family in Concert

Sunday, July 2, 2017 • 2PM (Free, Tickets Required) Join the Bennett Family as they present a stirring musical tribute that honors our heritage as free Americans and the source of that freedom – Almighty God. They will be performing arrangements of many familiar tunes on a variety of musical instruments including: handbells, piano, accordion, […]

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