Thursday, July 21*
Willard Martin ’64, harpsichord builder and student of musical
theory and philosophy, will speak on “The Harmony of the Spheres: A 6,000-Year Tradition.” 7:00
p.m., Peter Hall, Church Street Campus. Free. Ext. 1650.
Tuesday, July 26
freshman welcome picnic. 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the home of Dean ’83 and Joanne Belletti
Molle ’82, 618 Jamie Circle, King of Prussia. Ext. 1366.
Wednesday, July 27*
by Greg Funfgeld and Tom Goeman, director and accompanist of the Bach Choir of
Bethlehem. Repertory: Double Harpsichord Concerto, Six Schübler Chorale-Preludes, Bach’s own
transcriptions, and one of Franz Liszt’s Bach transcriptions. 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian
Church of Bethlehem, 2344 Center St.
Thursday, July 28
Rick ’77 and Leslie Kingston
again will host the Lehigh Valley freshman welcome picnic. 6:00-8:00 p.m. at their
home, 1232 Oakside Drive, Bethlehem. Faculty and staff are invited to welcome the Class
of 2009. Ext. 1366.
Wednesday, August 3*
Films of Pablo Casals, Jascha Heifetz, and
Leopold Stokowski talking about Bach. 7:00 p.m., 122 Brethren’s House, Church Street
Campus. Ext. 1650.
Thursday, August 11*
Vespers concert by the Bach Choir of Bethlehem
with members of the NEH Institute. Repertory: “Christ lag in Todesbanden” cantata, “Lobet
den Herrn” motet, and Flute Concerto. 5:00 p.m., Central Moravian Church. Musikfest.
Friday, August 12
The Weight, Japanese band, with
jazz drummer Kanatochi. 7:30-8:30 p.m. August 12, Banana Island; noon August 14,
Festplatz. Musikfest. Kanatochi (who works for the mayor of Bethlehem’s sistercity, Tondabayashi) hosted the Moravian
group that went to Japan for May term 2004. The band is in residence at Ohtani Women’s
University, which sends two exchange students to the College in the spring semester.