Family Weekend is an annual event that takes place each fall at the University of Connecticut. It is a time for families to partake in the same spirit that embraces our students on campus throughout the academic year. This weekend of fun-filled events gives you a snapshot of our culture, the community's academic excellence and the energy of our vibrant campus.
Family Weekend News
JORGENSEN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents
A UConn Family Weekend Special
A CAPPELLA COMPETITION
Fri, Sept 27, 7:30 pm
Experience all the fun, excitement, and heartache, of GLEE!… on stage at Jorgensen's first-ever, state-wide, college level A Cappella Competition, judged by none other than Pentatonix. The winning group will have the amazing opportunity of being the official opening act for Pentatonix on Saturday night!
Free to the general public
Sat, Sept 28, 7 & 9:30 pm
Vocal sensation and winner of season 3 of NBC’s The Sing-Off, Pentatonix is taking instrument-free music far beyond anyone’s wildest expectations. Pairing their intricate arrangements and cutting edge style with cleverly re-imagined pop songs, Pentatonix has quickly cultivated a sound and style that is entirely unique, undeniably infectious, and filled with limitless sonic possibility. Their killer sound, super tight harmonies, and insane vocal percussion/bass section will blow you away!
Tickets $35 25 20
On Sale Aug. 1, 2013 online
Sept. 6, 2013 at the box office
For more information or ticket inquires, contact Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts Box Office: 860-486-4226 http://www.jorgensen.uconn.edu/.