With the wit of playwright Christopher Durang’s comedic plays for inspiration, the Goshen College Winter One Acts will be cleverly interpreted by two Goshen College students, one college staff member and one community member as directors, with casts of students. The four short plays will be presented Feb. 3 and 4 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. in Umble Center.
Goshen College Assistant Professors Susan Dengler, soprano, and Lee Dengler, baritone, will perform a recital of solos and duets on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Rieth Recital Hall of the Goshen College Music Center. The couple has appeared both individually and together in operas, oratorios and recitals since they met as undergraduates at West Chester (Pa.) University. Lee and Susan are ministers of music and arts at College Mennonite Church, on the campus of Goshen College in addition to service on the college’s music department faculty.
The year 2006 marks the 250th year since the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, one of the most celebrated composers in history. Members of the Goshen College Music Department faculty will celebrate the anniversary by performing an all-Mozart chamber music program on Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in Rieth Recital Hall.
All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted.
Goshen College recently recognized 175 students for excellence in academics, on the 2005-06 fall semester Dean’s List.
Beginning Jan. 28, Goshen College’s Community School of the Arts will offer a new music and sign language program called Sign & Sing for parents and their children ages six months to three years. This research-proven program is based on methods shown to speed language development in hearing children, ease frustration and enhance long-term learning abilities.