COF Performing Arts

The COF Orchestra is raising money for a new contrabass*!
Please check out our Indiegogo page and donate if you can.

*and baritone saxophone

Save the dates for our fall performances!

COF Jazz Band: Around the World Fall Concert!
Saturday, November 15, at 7:00 PM
College Center (Common Grounds), Simmons College

COF Chorus and Orchestra: Fall Concert
Thursday, November 20, 2014, at 7:30 PM
Alumnae Hall, Simmons College Residential Campus.

COF Dance Project: Fall Concert
Friday, November 21, at 7:30 PM and Saturday, November 22, at 2:00 PM.
Tower Auditorium, MassArt.

COF Theater Project: Almost, Maine by John Cariani
Friday, December 5, at 7:30 PM and Saturday, December 6, at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Tower Auditorium, MassArt.

Have a talent? Sign up here for COF’s Got Talent.

Improvise a soaring jazz solo, conduct a symphony, discover some new dance moves, or try your hand at directing.  Join the orchestra, chorus, dance ensemble, theater troupe and jazz band, all part of the COF Performing Arts program. Students, faculty and staff can find an opportunity to explore an interest or improve advanced skills. Students can also minor in performing arts through an academic program that integrates performing experience with classroom studies.

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Fall Start-up Dates (locations subject to change):

COF Theater Project: The COF Theater Project has rehearsals every Tuesday from 7-10PM. Open rehearsals start September 9, 2014, in Tudbury Hall, Wentworth Institute of Technology.

COF Jazz Band: The COF Jazz Band rehearses every Thursday from 3-5 PM, starting September 11, 2014, in Alumnae Hall, on the Simmons College Residential Campus. If you would like to join, show up to the first rehearsal ready to play!

COF Orchestra: Placement auditions for new members will be held on Thursday, September 11 and 18. To arrange an audition, please click here and complete the online form. Rehearsals start on Thursday, September 25, 2014, at 6:30PM, in Alumnae Hall, on the Simmons College Residential Campus.

COF Dance Project: Registration for the COF Dance Project begins September 15, 2014, at 12:30PM. Online registration can be found at:

You must register to participate.

COF Chorus: The COF Chorus rehearses every Monday from 7-9:30 PM, starting September 15, 2014, in the Emmanuel College Chapel. If you would like to join, show up to the first rehearsal ready to sing!