Goshen College celebrates Christmas with the tenth annual Festival of Carols

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Goshen College will present its 2013 musical celebration on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. This special celebration of the holiday season will feature five choirs and orchestra, along with audience participation on traditional carols, all in a concert hall festively decorated with garlands, lights and trees.

Goshen College’s performance of “Wit” explores poetry, hope and death

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The Goshen College Theater Department will explore life, death and poetry in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Wit” by Margaret Edson. The 2013 fall mainstage production, directed and produced by Tamera Izlar, assistant professor of theater, will be presented on Nov. 8, 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 17 at 3 p.m. (ASL interpreted) in Goshen College’s Umble Center.

Goshen High School choir to join Goshen College choirs for Orff’s “Carmina Burana”

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The Goshen College choirs will be joined by the Goshen High School Advanced Crimson Choir, as well as special soloists, community members and a children’s choir in a performance of Carl Orff’s celebrated cantata “Carmina Burana” on Saturday, Nov. 9. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.

Explore a degree in teaching, nursing and everything else during “Explore Goshen Day”

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On Friday, Nov. 8, high school students, especially those interested in a teaching or nursing career, have an opportunity to visit the Goshen College campus during a fall open house. Students can tour campus, talk with faculty, participate in an information fair, attend a chapel, spend the night in a residence hall and learn more about what it means to study at Goshen College.

Villiers String Quartet performance at Goshen College to include GC student’s original composition

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The United Kingdom-based Villiers String Quartet will perform in Goshen College’s Sauder Concert Hall on Friday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. Along with works by Beethoven and Elgar, the quartet will perform a composition by current GC music student Henry Stewart.

Goshen College Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-6, has something for everyone

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Goshen College alumni and friends are warmly invited back to campus for Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-6. In addition to reuniting with classmates, highlights of the weekend include the 60th anniversary celebration for the nursing department, a music gala, a hymn sing, an art exhibit, kids’ activities, alumni bike ride, alumni author book signings, campus tours, a Frisbee tournament, soccer game and the play “Gadfly: Sam Steiner Dodges the Draft,” a true story about a Goshen alum set primarily at the college.

Music Center debuts inaugural Rieth Chamber Series concert lineup

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The Goshen College Music Center will debut a new concert series featuring chamber music and organ concerts on GC’s Opus 41 pipe organ. The 2013-14 series will feature six concerts by outstanding chamber music ensembles and organists, plus a bonus concert and reception for series subscribers only.

Goshen College announces 2013-14 Performing Arts Series lineup

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The 2013-14 season of the Goshen College Performing Arts Series will again bring extraordinary and top quality arts performances to the college, including Garrison Keillor, The Wailin’ Jennys, the Vienna Boys Choir and Pink Martini.