The Goshen College Music Center has announced the performances for the 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series. The series, which attempts to make classical chamber music more accessible to the Goshen community, will feature six concerts by outstanding chamber music ensembles and organists on GC’s Taylor and Boody pipe organ, plus a bonus concert and dessert reception for series subscribers only.
Auditions for Community School of the Arts choral and instrumental ensembles will be held in the Goshen College Music Center in August and September. Choral ensembles are open by audition for students in grades 3-12, and instrumental ensembles by audition for students in grades 7-12.
The Goshen College Community School of the Arts (CSA) is now accepting registrations for private music lessons, classes and ensembles for the fall 2014 semester. The registration deadline for all private lessons is Aug. 22, 2014. Lessons begin the week of August 25.
Concertgoers 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.
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Goshen College Community School of the Arts faculty members Brook Bennett, cello, and Luke Norell, piano, will present a recital in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall on Thursday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Spektral Quartet, one of the nation’s fastest-rising young string quartets and ensemble-in-residence at the University of Chicago, returns to Goshen with accordion and bandoneon phenom Julien Labro, playing a fun and fiery program of South American jazz and tangos. The concert is set for Saturday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Three Community School of the Arts (CSA) youth choirs will perform as part of the CSA Spring Showcase Concert on Sunday, May 4 at 4 p.m. Graduating high school senior and CSA flute student Karis Neufeld will also perform during this concert, which will be held in Sauder Concert Hall in the Goshen College Music Center.
Local pianist Mary Rose Norell, along with the Music Crew from the Elkhart Boys and Girls Club, will team up with Blair Thomas Puppetry for a performance of "A Piano with Three Tales" on April 24, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.