IUSB Philharmonic and IU South Bend Dance Company perform Swan Lake

Swan LakeThe IUSB Philharmonic and the IU South Bend Dance company will perform Swan Lake at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, November 7, in the Campus Auditorium of Northside Hall.

Philharmonic Director Jameson Cooper chose the Swan Lake ballet for its prominent use of harp and violin. Guest artist Nicholas Cowdon, a performer with Southold Dance Theater, will perform the Neapolitan Dance in Act III. Other performers include Jessica Izak as the White Swan, Marlon Burnley as Prince Siefried, Stephanie Phillips as the Black Swan, Victor Kamwendo as Von Rothbart, and Thomas Neff as Benno. Associate Dance Faculty Vladimir Sorokin choreographed the Spanish dance that takes place in Act III.

The IUSB Philharmonic will also perform the premiere of Amelia, a piece composed by IU South Bend Assistant Professor in Music John Mayrose specifically for the IUSB Philharmonic. Amelia celebrates the accomplishments of Amelia Earhart and her advancement of aviation and women's rights. The work combines electronics and samples of Earhart speaking in flight with the traditional orchestra. The performance will be accompanied by a video created by Assistant Professor of New Media Eric Souther.

Tickets for Swan Lake are available for $5-$9 and free to students and children. For more information and to order tickets visit or call the arts box office at 574.520.4203.

Swan Lake
7:30 pm Wednesday, November 7
Campus Auditorium, Northside Hall
1825 Northside Boulevard, South Bend, IN 46615
Tickets $5-$9 | Free to students/children
574.520.4203 |