Datebook

Through October 21
Payne Gallery
President Selects from the Permanent Collection
A selection of treasures from the Payne's archives, chosen by President Thomforde on the occasion of the gallery's 25th anniversary.

October 19
Homecoming Build
9 a.m.—7 p.m., near the 1742 oval
A new tradition begins, as the Moravian campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity frames a house on campus. The completed frame will then be disassembled and shipped to its final destination for finishing. It's a huge project, so sign up to help! Contact Phyllis Walsh at pwalsh@moravian.edu.

Amati String Quartet
8:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Another prize-winning ensemble offering from Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem.

October 19-20-21
Homecoming weekend

October 20
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
An Elegant Evening of Piano and Voice
A student recital featuring Sarah Goldman, piano, and Erin Macmillan, soprano.

October 21
Student Recital
4:00 p.m., Peter Hall
Kyle Hummel, saxophone, and Katie Pulizzano, mezzo-soprano, and guests bring a diversified selection of classical and jazz music.

October 23
Faculty Luncheon
11:49, Snyder room, HUB
The lectures series continues with "The Geometry of Euclidean Tilings," presented by assistant professor of mathematics Kevin Hartshorn.

Michael Gordon
8:00 p.m., Johnston Hall
The Cohen Arts and Lecture series presents Michael Gordon, New York Times chief military correspondent and the nation's preeminent reporter on national security.

October 25
The Lives of Others
7:00 p.m., Prosser auditorium
Set in East Berlin shortly before the fall of the Berlin wall, the film depicts the transformation of a secret police agent assigned to spy on an acclaimed playwright.

Ink Paintings and Drawings
Through December 2, Payne Gallery
Come see the latest body of work by Leonard Ragouzeos, whose work has been described as taking from the past to create something new.

October 26
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Henry Williams, saxophone, and the Moravian College Trombone Ensemble. Saxophonist Williams will join the talents of various guests in a program of jazz and classical music. Also, Moravian’s Trombone Ensemble will join with other performers and guest artists to present new arrangements of classic works.

October 27
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Sean Mason, trumpet, Andrei Maurer, guitar, and guests offer an evening of jazz standards.

October 28
Treble Voices in Concert
7:00 p.m., Peter Hall
An evening of vocal music especially written for the Moravian College Women’s Chorus; with Eduardo Azzati, director.

October 31
Banned Books Day
10:00 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Reeves Library
The Friends of Reeves Library sponsors this program to raise awareness of censorship issues. Faculty, administration, staff, and students are invited to come and read aloud from banned or challenged books of their choice. The day will close with a 4:30 gathering at the Afterwords Cafe (lower level Reeves Library). Refreshments provided. To volunteer, contact Emily Gibbons, stemg02@moravian.edu, or Geoffrey Roche, stgmr03@moravian.edu.

November 1-4
The Fantasticks
November 1-2, 8:00 p.m., November 3, 2:00 and 8:00 p.m., November 4, 2:00 p.m., Arena Theatre
The Moravian College Theatre Company offers a classic coming of age story, a celebration of true love, and a timeless favorite that's delighted audiences across the world. 

November 2
Delta Omicron Fall Musicale
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Moravian College’s chapter of the international music honor society, Delta Omicron, offers an evening of eclectic music.

November 3
Chamber Ensembles
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
The newly formed Moravian College String Quartet, under the direction of David Moulton, joins with the long-established Mostly Monteverdi Ensemble, under the direction of  professor Larry Lipkis, in an evening of chamber music both old and new.

November 4
Student Recital
4:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Andrew Lynn, euphonium, and Jacquelyn Olimpo, clarinet. The two disparate instruments join forces with a few additional instrumentalists to present an afternoon of classical music. 
 
Moravian College Community Orchestra
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Featuring Concerto Competition winner James Schultheis, ’09, guitar
in Vivaldi’s Concerto No. 15 in D Major.

November 7
Juanito Pascual Flamenco Guitar Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Jonathan “Juanito” Pascual has been called one of the greatest American flamenco guitarists. He's a multifaceted guitarist, composer, and teacher who has performed in styles ranging from jazz and blues to classical guitar and klezmer, as well as flamenco. This evening at Moravian will feature guitar, percussion, and a dancer. Led by the distinguished guitarist, this compact ensemble presents all of the passion and artistry that has earned flamenco its rightful place as a major international art form. Tickets available through online through the Lehigh Valley Arts Box Office.

November 9
Moravian College Jazz Combo I & Jazz Vocal Ensemble
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
Moravian College student ensembles offer an evening of traditional and contemporary jazz for your enjoyment.
 
November 10
Student Recital
7:30 p.m., Peter Hall
Featuring Chelsea Dehner, soprano, and Brandon Remp, baritone

November 11
Everything but the Candles! Moravian College Christmas Vespers Preview
4:00 p.m., Foy Hall
Moravian College vocal and chamber music ensembles present a preview of the perennial favorite. All of the music and liturgy are here, including the always-anticipated child soloist for “Morning Star.”  Directors Paula Ring Zerkle and Eduardo Azzati promise this to be an emotional jump start to your holiday season.
 
November 16 and 17
Collaboration
7:30 p.m., Foy Hall
World premier of a jazz ballet commissioned only a year ago! Tony Gairo (saxophonist, composer, band leader, & teacher) has created Collaboration for the Moravian College Dancers (Mary Anne Gillen Hoffman, director) and Moravian College BIG Band (Dr. Neil Wetzel, director). This collaborative effort will showcase the talents of all involved.