Raj Biyani, managing director for Microsoft IT India and a 1992 Goshen College graduate, will be the speaker at Goshen College’s 117th commencement ceremony on Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center. His speech is titled “From the Maple City to Cyberabad: What I wish I had known at graduation.”
The College of Wooster Department of Theater and Teatro Travieso will present “Women of Ciudad Juárez” on April 22 at 8 p.m. in Goshen College’s Umble Center. The hour-long performance will be followed by a talkback session with the director and actors.
Four million people are expected to tune in to “A Prairie Home Companion” on Saturday, May 2, which will broadcast live from Goshen College at 5:45 p.m. Garrison Keillor will return to the Sauder Concert Hall stage as part of the Performing Arts Series to present this popular radio show, which airs on more than 500 public radio stations around the world.
Award-winning organist Simon Thomas Jacobs will present a recital of organ works on the Goshen College Music Center’s Taylor & Boody Pipe organ on Sunday, April 19, 2015. Part of the 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series, the recital will begin at 4 p.m. in Rieth Recital Hall.
Two-time Grammy award-winning Turtle Island Quartet will team up with special guest Nellie McKay to present a delightful kaleidoscope of voice and strings at Goshen College on Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Performing Arts Series.
The Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Christopher Fashun, will present its spring concert in Sauder Concert Hall on Friday, April 17, 2015. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Goshen College faculty, staff and student women will perform stories about friendship, sexuality, body image, trauma and triumph in the second annual Goshen Monologues on Tuesday, April 14. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. in the Goshen College Church-Chapel and is free and open to the public.
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.