All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted.
Friday, Jan. 9
Performing Arts Series: Boston Brass and the Enso String Quartet
7:30 p.m., Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall
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.
Tickets: $40, $35, $23. Available online at goshen.edu/tickets or (574) 535-7566.
Sunday, Jan. 11
Rieth Chamber Series: Merling Trio
4 p.m., Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall
Hailed as a brilliant ensemble with magnificent precision and impeccable blend of sound, the Merling Trio will ring a concert of “Hungarian Flavor” to GC’s Rieth Recital Hall. Performing exciting Hungarian Dances by Brahms and Dvorak’s Trio in F minor among other works, this concert is sure to please. In residence at the School of Music at Western Michigan University, the Merling Trio has concertized widely in the U.S. and abroad and has produced several critically acclaimed recordings.
Tickets: $10. Available online at goshen.edu/tickets or (574) 535-7566.
Sunday, Jan. 18
7 p.m., Goshen College Umble Center
This free concert will kick off the Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day events. For more information, contact DaVonne Kramer, (574) 535-7030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Jan. 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day celebration events
- Community breakfast (registration required)
7:30-8:30 a.m., Church-Chapel Fellowship HallSpeaker: Ewuare Osyande, anti-oppression coordinator with Mennonite Central Committee U.S. Advance tickets required. Register at www.goshen.edu/tickets or call the Welcome Center at (574) 535-7566. Before Jan. 6: $18 per ticket or $144 per eight-person table. After Jan. 6: $22 per ticket or $176 per eight-person table.
- MLK Coffeehouse and talk-back session
9-10 a.m., Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall
- Convocation – Speaker: Kanyere Eaton
10-11:20 a.m., Church-ChapelRev. Kanyere Eaton is the pastor of Fellowship Covenant Church, a Bronx-based congregation of the Evangelical Covenant Church that is committed to engaging God’s people for worship, equipping God’s people for service and empowering God’s people for leadership.
- Workshops and lectures
Exact times and locations to be announced, please visit: www.goshen.edu/mlk or contact DaVonne Kramer at email@example.com | 574-535-7030
Friday, Jan. 23
Faculty Recital – Scott Hochstetler and Rebecca Dengler Kaufman
7:30 p.m., Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall
Goshen College associate professor of music and baritone Scott Hochstetler will present a duo-recital with Goshen College voice instructor and mezzo-soprano Rebecca Dengler Kaufmann. Hochstetler and Denger Kaufmann will perform both individually and as a duet.
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, available at the door one hour before the concert. GC faculty/staff/students free with valid ID. For more information, contact Dustin George-Miller, 574-535-7361 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, Jan. 25
Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist: Bob Emser: sculptor
7 p.m., Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall and Hershberger Art Gallery
Bob Emser, a sculptor from Eureka, Illinois, will present the Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist public lecture on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Rieth Recital Hall. Emser is an international sculptor, with exhibits on five continents, eight countries and 27 states in the U.S. His extensive body of work, dating back to 1978, can be seen in cities and municipalities, sculpture parks, museums and institutions of higher learning. During his 30+ year career, he has served as a visiting artist and has taught at several universities.
The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Hershberger Art Gallery. The exhibition will run from Jan. 25 – March 1, 2015. For more information, contact Marjorie Brandeberry, (574) 535-7400 or email@example.com.
Friday, Jan. 30
Faculty Recital – Solomia Soroka and Matthew Hill
7:30 p.m., Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall
Goshen College music professors Solomia Soroka, violin, and Matthew Hill, piano, will present a recital of chamber music in Rieth Recital Hall.
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors/students, available at the door one hour before the concert. GC faculty/staff/students free with valid ID.
Goshen College’s Administration Building, Church-Chapel, Good Library, Music Center, Newcomer Center and Umble Center are accessible to people using wheelchairs and others with physical limitations.
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