February 2015 events at Goshen College include a performance by the Peking Acrobats, the student-directed Winter One Acts, the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest and the 55th Annual Concerto-Aria Concert.
Charles Castleman, professor of violin at The Eastman School of Music and Miami (Florida) University, will present a visiting artist recital on Friday, Feb. 6 in Rieth Recital Hall, in the Goshen College Music Center. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Seven student winners of the 2014-15 Goshen College Concerto-Aria Competition will perform arias and concerto movements with the Goshen College Symphony Orchestra in the 55th annual Concerto-Aria Concert on Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall.
Goshen College music faculty members Solomia Soroka and Matthew Hill will present a recital of works for violin and piano on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Angie and Dan Bastian wanted to make some extra cash to start saving for their kids’ college funds. They set up a kettle corn stand and concocted a few delicious variations on the popular snack. The rest is history… and Angie’s Popcorn is now worth $50 million.
Goshen College graduate Karen Zorn visited her alma mater Monday, Jan. 12, to deliver a keynote speech discussing the merits of a new music program called El Sistema. The program is spreading into Elkhart classrooms and across the U.S.
Just one example of ways teachers are supporting students’ learning in Goshen. Teachers like Andrew Kauffman ’04 at Chandler Elementary focus on hands-on and engaging activities to bring kids into learning.
Three members of the Goshen College Music Department will present a faculty voice recital in Rieth Recital Hall on Friday, Jan. 23. Performing will be Scott Hochstetler, baritone, and Rebecca Dengler Kaufman, mezzo-soprano, with pianist Christine Larson Seitz. The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Director and graduate of Goshen College (1988) and Bethany Christian High School (1984) Bruce A. Hostetler will present the 2015 Roy H. Umble Master Class on Jan. 20-24, featuring workshops, a keynote address and a reading of his newest play “Feral.” All events are free and open to the public.