March 2012 events at Goshen College

All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted. 1 Spring Birding Challenge begins, continues through May 31, 2012 Gather a team of up to four adults and any number of children; then see how many species of birds you can spot during this three-month period. The challenge concludes with a … Keep reading »

Goshen College Men’s Chorus to share “Light in the Darkness” during spring break tour

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GOSHEN, Ind. – The Goshen College Men’s Chorus is touring the Midwest, sharing the theme of “Light in the Darkness” at churches and schools in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska, Feb. 26-March 4, as well as performing a concluding home concert in Goshen. While the choir is on tour, people can follow the trip through … Keep reading »

Professor of Music Matthew Hill marks CD release ‘Silent Colors’ with piano recital on Feb. 17

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GOSHEN, Ind. – Dr. Matthew Hill, professor of music and chair of the Music Department, will present a special solo piano recital to mark the release of his new CD “Silent Colors,” on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. The program will include music by Debussy, Messiaen, … Keep reading »

Tickets available for college’s annual International Student Club Coffeehouse March 17

(Above) Goshen College students perform an African dance during the 2011 International Student Club Coffeehouse. Photo by Martin Brubaker/Goshen College Public Relations Office.

GOSHEN, Ind. – The Goshen College International Student Club (ISC) will present a diverse array of family-friendly international food, music and dance during the annual ISC Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 17. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a buffet-style international dinner in the College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall, followed by a show at … Keep reading »

Andy Cooperman: 2012 Kenagy Lecturer

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Metalsmith Andy Cooperman was the Eric Yake Kenagy lecturer for 2011-12. His presentation was in the Administration Building, room 28, at 4:00 on Sunday, the 12th of February, 2012. There was a reception following in the Hershberger Gallery. The Gallery had a concurrent exhibit of his work between Jan 29 and Feb 19. Metalsmith Andy … Keep reading »

Toledo Symphony Orchestra and Goshen College choirs present Fauré’s ‘Requiem’ with Grammy award winning conductor Vance George

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GOSHEN, Ind. – The Toledo Symphony Orchestra and Goshen College choirs will come together under the direction of Grammy award winning conductor and Goshen College alumnus Vance George to perform Fauré’s “Requiem” and other choral masterpieces in a Performing Arts Series concert on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder … Keep reading »

Feb. 14 Afternoon Sabbatical program incorporates love for coffee and Baroque music

Clockwise starting from top left: Assistant Professor of Music Scott Hochstetler, baritone; Danielle Svonavec, soprano; Jeff Martin, tenor; Community School of the Arts String Director Rosalyn Troiano, violin.

GOSHEN, Ind. – Love coffee? Well, so did J.S. Bach, so much so that he dedicated an entire piece of music to it. Join Community School of the Arts String Director Rosalyn Troiano, along with a “merry band” of musicians, for a performance of “The Coffee Cantata,” by J.S. Bach, during the Afternoon Sabbatical “Goshen’s … Keep reading »

Goshen College students grapple with peace and justice issues in annual peace speech contest

Event: C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest Date and time: Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Location: Goshen College’s Umble Center Cost: Free and open to the public GOSHEN, Ind. – Five Goshen College students will address current issues of peace and justice in the 2012 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. … Keep reading »