Individual tickets on sale Aug. 4 for the 2014-15 Goshen College Performing Arts Series

PAS_14-15Concertgoers have the opportunity to secure individual tickets for all concerts in the Goshen College Performing Arts Series. Individual tickets go on sale Monday, Aug. 4 at 8 a.m., online at www.goshen.edu/tickets and at the Goshen College Welcome Center.

For further information about ticket availability, prices, reservations or more information, contact the Goshen College Welcome Center at (574) 535-7566 or email welcomecenter@goshen.edu. The Welcome Center, located at the north end of the Union Building, is open for business from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

The 2014-15 line-up was announced in the spring as follows, with individual ticket prices listed:

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Indigo Girls
Known the world over for their strong harmonies and soulful lyrics, the Grammy Award-winning Indigo Girls are one of the most successful and outspoken folk-rock duos in history, delivering beautifully crafted songs that revel in spirited simplicity. Amy Ray and Emily Saliers’ voices “soar and swoop as one, alternately raucous and soothing,” says Rolling Stone.
Non-package ticket pricing: $44, $40, $28

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Conspirare
Making its return appearance to Goshen College to perform and record, vocal ensemble Conspirare has garnered rave reviews, Grammy nominations and national recognition for its artistry, virtuosity and expressive singing. Conspirare combines the classics with contemporary works, delighting audiences with its innovative sound and mosaic of music and poetry.
Non-package ticket pricing: $40, $35, $23

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at 4 p.m.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is internationally renowned for its fine artistry and distinctive approach to music making, and known to critics and audiences alike for its unsurpassed energy and connection to listeners. By performing without a conductor, it is reinventing the way the world thinks about collaboration and democratic performance. Acclaimed pianist Jonathan Biss will be the featured soloist for this performance.
Non-package ticket pricing: $50, $45, $30

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Lyle Lovett
One of America’s most beloved singer/songwriters, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums and 4 Grammy Awards. With his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.
Non-package ticket pricing: $65, $60, $45

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Boston Brass and the Enso String Quartet
Two acclaimed ensembles join forces for “Notes from the Balcony,” an evening of genre-crossing music touched with humor and personality inspired by Romeo and Juliet. This unusual nine-piece ensemble delivers stirring, powerful music by Prokofiev, Kabalevsky, Bernstein and even Elvis Costello.
Non-package ticket pricing: $40, $35, $23

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
The Peking Acrobats
An act unlike any other in this series, the Peking Acrobats bring their daring maneuvers, precarious balancing acts, trick-cycling and precision gymnastics to the Sauder stage, accompanied by live traditional Chinese musicians. Known as the “hundred entertainments” during the Han Dynasty, the Peking Acrobats have redefined the art of Chinese acrobatics.
Non-package ticket pricing: $40, $35, $23

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Silk Road Ensemble
“A cornucopia of music ideas,” according to the Seattle Times, the Silk Road Ensemble unites performers and composers from more than 20 countries in a medley of cultures and art forms. Formed under the artistic direction of Yo-Yo Ma in 2000, the group is “a kind of roving musical laboratory without walls” (Boston Globe).
Non-package ticket pricing: $44, $40, $28

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay
A singular force in the creation of bold, new trends in chamber music for strings, two-time Grammy Award-winning Turtle Island Quartet teams up with Nellie McKay to present a delightful kaleidoscopic experience of voice and strings, featuring works from its newest album recorded in Sauder Concert Hall. Turtle Island’s famed innovative rhythmic techniques unleash an unprecedented range of possibilities.
Non-package ticket pricing: $40, $35, $23

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 5:45 p.m.
A Prairie Home Companion
Join Garrison Keillor as he returns to the Sauder Concert Hall Stage, this time for a live broadcast of a Prairie Home Companion.
Ticket pricing: $68, $64, $48

Season tickets are also still available. This year’s regular series season ticket includes six concerts. Four performances are set for each season ticket: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Lyle Lovett, The Peking Acrobats and Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay. Those buying the basic season ticket package then can choose the additional two performances, one each from these two pairs of contrasting shows: Indigo Girls / Silk Road Ensemble; Conspirare / Boston Brass and The Enso String Quartet.

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