Christopher Fashun, assistant professor of music and conductor of the Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, will present a preview of the Spring Pops Concert during the Afternoon Sabbatical series on Tuesday, April 14, at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host an open house for its Sustainable Farm on Friday, April 10, 4 p.m. until dark, providing the public a chance to see the property and learn about its programs.
The Chicago-based Spektral Quartet returns to the Goshen College campus to perform Joseph Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ” on Sunday, March 29 at 4 p.m. This Palm Sunday concert in Sauder Concert Hall will mix outstanding string quartet chamber music with fine art visuals and interspersed readings.
Sauder Concert Hall will resound with Giuseppe Verdi’s mighty Requiem Mass on Sunday, March 22, 2015 as more than 150 singers from Goshen College and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus combine with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, under the baton of Andrew Constantine. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center.
Goshen College’s All-Campus Band will perform alongside GC’s Lavender Jazz ensemble in a joint concert, Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place in Sauder Concert Hall. Each ensemble will present one half of the concert.
Perry Bush, professor of history at Bluffton (Ohio) University, will present the 2015 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Tuesday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Bechtel will speak on “The Professor as Peacemaker: C. Henry Smith and the Mennonite Intellectual Tradition, 1920-1948.”
Goshen College’s 14th annual Conference on Science and Religion will be held March 20-22 and will feature speaker Wentzel van Huyssteen, professor of theology and science at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Goshen College student vocalists will present scenes from operas and musicals in two Goshen College Opera Workshop performances on Friday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 14, at 4 p.m. Both performances will take place in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Jep Hostetler, a retired medical educator, humorist and magician, and Glen Miller, a retired medical doctor, administrator and author, will discuss ways to create a legacy through an intentional process of living during the Afternoon Sabbatical series on Tuesday, March 10, at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
A new exhibit, “Collections in the Collection: Mennonite, Amish, Hutterite,” will open at Goshen College with a public reception in the Library Gallery on March 15 from 3-5 p.m. The exhibit will continue through July 30, 2015.