Daniel Bayless, organist at the University of Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart, will present a concert on Goshen College’s Taylor & Boody pipe organ on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. The concert, part of the 2013-14 Rieth Chamber Series, will take place in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Seven student winners of the 2013-2014 Goshen College Concerto-Aria competition will perform arias and individual concerto movements with the Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Christopher Fashun, in the 54th annual Concerto-Aria concert on Saturday, Feb. 8. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Spring collaborations between the Music Center and Fort Wayne Philharmonic include Fort Wayne’s FREIMANN musicians presenting chamber music this Sunday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall, and the Philharmonic’s Performing Arts Series concert in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Friday, April 11.
Students and staff at Goshen College helped ring in Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a healthy lineup of events and gatherings geared toward celebrating the life and message of the renowned Civil Rights activist and leader.
Lee Roy Berry, Jr., taught political science at Goshen College from 1969 until 2010. He was the first black faculty member hired by Goshen College. During his time teaching, he earned his Juris Doctor and currently practices law in Goshen. Below, Berry shares his memories and knowledge of the civil rights movement, as well as commentary on the importance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his work and those he worked alongside.