Choral Union Spring Concert under the direction of Dr. Jong H. Kim, professor of music.
Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, associate professor of music, dean, School of Communication and the Arts, will conduct the Lynchburg College Orchestra featuring winner Alexandra M. Curinga '13 performing Dmitri Kabalevsky’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Major.
Also featuring performances by Con Brio Woodwind Ensemble; Tevin Ware, tenor (runner-up); and Victoria Rinker, trumpet (honorable mention).
Wind symphony and orchestra under the direction of Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, Dean, School of Communication and the Arts
Featuring West Side Story, The Pajama Game, Wizard of Oz, Oliver, Sweeney Todd and more
Thurs., Feb. 21 and Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
All seating reserved; tickets available through music department office, 434.544.8344.
Central Virginia Ensemble in Residence Program, featuring Julliard School alumnae Emily Bruskin, violin; Julia Bruskin, cello; and Andrea Lam, piano.
The Claremont Trio won the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award and the Young Concert Artists International Audition.
Music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, and Arensky
Vienna 1800: The Dawning of Classical Style (Music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven)
Lecturer: Dr. Cynthia B. Ramsey, associate professor of music, lecturer. Performances by Noemi Lee, Rebecca McCord, Johnson Scott, Matthew Booth ‘11, Dana Ballard.
Music to include Mozart Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Haydn Divertimento in A-flat major, and Mozart Piano Sonata in D major K. 576.
Christopher Bakken is the author of two books of poetry, Goat Funeral (2006) and After Greece (2001), and a culinary memoir called Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table. He also co-translated The Lions' Gate: Selected Poems of Titos Patrikios. He has been awarded the T.S. Eliot Prize in Poetry, the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, the Helen C. Smith Memorial Award from the Texas Institute of Letters, and he served as a Fulbright Fellow in American Studies at the University of Bucharest. He teaches at Allegheny College.
Joshua Kryah was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Schaeffer Fellow in poetry. He is the author of We Are Starved (2011) and Glean (2007). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Denver Quarterly, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, and Shenandoah, among other journals. He teaches at UNLV where he is the poetry editor of Witness.
LC Theatre Department production of the musical The Pajama Game.
Workers in the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory have requested a 7 1/2 cent raise. Things get complicated when the factory hires a new superintendent to deal with the demands, and love blossoms between the head of the grievance committee and the new superintendent. Song highlights include Hey There, Steam Heat, and Hernando's Hideaway.
Feb. 28, March 1, and March 2, 7:30 p.m.; March 3, 2 p.m.
Special guest Carlos Alemán will speak about his native Cuba and will sing three arias of Cuban opera. Advanced Spanish students will recite original poetry. Presentations will be in Spanish.
Free and open to the public.