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.
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.
The Merling Trio, an international ensemble in residence at the School of Music at Western Michigan University, will present a concert in the 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 4 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host its third women’s spirituality retreat, “Out of the Whirlwind,” from Friday, Jan. 23 to Saturday, Jan. 24. The retreat will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening and end mid-afternoon on Saturday.