Seven student winners of the 2013-2014 Goshen College Concerto-Aria competition will perform arias and individual concerto movements with the Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Christopher Fashun, in the 54th annual Concerto-Aria concert on Saturday, Feb. 8. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
A new all-campus band will provide a fresh musical outlet for Goshen College students starting in the fall of 2014. The band, which will be an inclusive, non-auditioned ensemble, will perform in concert as well as serve as a pep band for select athletic and other campus events.
Moira Smiley & VOCO, a women’s vocal ensemble, will present their diverse repertoire ranging from American folksong to Eastern European music on Friday, Jan. 17. The visiting artist concert will take place at 7:30 pm in Sauder Concert Hall in the Goshen College Music Center.
Two Goshen College voice students earned top honors at a statewide singing competition on Saturday, Nov. 2. Rhianna Cockrell, a junior music major from Rileyville, Va., and Ben Ganger, a sophomore music major from Goshen, each won first place in their divisions at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Indiana state competition.
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.
The Goshen College Chamber Choir, directed by Associate Professor of Music Scott Hochstetler, will present two concerts in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m.
Goshen College Professor of Music and pianist Matthew Hill will present a solo piano recital on Sunday, Oct.13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Kansas organist Carrie Groenewold will open Goshen College’s inaugural Rieth Chamber Series with an organ recital in Rieth Recital Hall on Sunday, Sept. 15. The concert begins at 4 p.m. and will be performed on Goshen’s acclaimed Taylor and Boody pipe organ.
Goshen College adjunct music instructor and tubist Roger Lewis will present a music recital in Rieth Recital Hall on Friday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
The Goshen College Community School of the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of three new staff members in music instruction, as well as a new choral ensemble for high school singers in grades 9-12.