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CONCERT SCHEDULE - FALL 2020

Moravian College – Department of Music
2020-2021 Expanded Concert Calendar (in an ideal world)
FALL 2020

For tickets & information: 610-861-1650 / music@moravian.edu
Also available through: www.lvartsboxoffice.org
Website: www.moravian.edu/music
Updated: 9/29/2020  -  This information is subject to change/update/alteration.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to coronavirus concerns, venues have limited capacity (via invitation only) and event may shift to a different location.  Recitals/concerts could be Zoom only.  Information will be updated as soon as it is known.


Student Recital
Johanna Pearson, organ
4:00 PM – Sunday, October 18, 2020
First Presbyterian Church, Bethlehem, PA
No admission charge
     Johanna Pearson, junior Sacred Music major with concentration in organ, will offer music of Mendelssohn, Clérambault, Franck, & Bach playing the organ in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church, Center Street, Bethlehem.  The recital will be available on Zoom.  (Address will be listed when it is known.)

Student Ensembles
Moravian College Flute Troupe & Clarinet Choir
Robin Kani & Stephen Reisteter, directors
4:00 PM – Sunday, October 25, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Ensemble & Recital
Moravian College Piano Quintet & Sarah Penna, mezzo-soprano
Michael Montero, Quintet director
7:30 PM – Friday, October 30, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge
     Mezzo-soprano Sarah Penna, accompanied by Dr. Bryan Holten, offers music of Bellini, Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, and Ives.  She will conclude her vocal program with selections from the Sondheim/Bernstein musical West Side Story.

Student Recital
William Coccia, classical guitar, & Paula Keenan, mezzo-soprano
“Autumnal Songs & More!”

7:30 PM – Saturday, October 31, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge
           Paula Keenen, mezzo-soprano, accompanied by Moravian grad Emily Brands, will offer songs by Richard Strauss, Kurt Weill, Leonard Bernstein, and Vernon Duke.  Also on her portion of the program will be songs from Broadway:  Guys and Dolls, Mean Girls, & The Fantasticks.

Student Ensembles
Moravian College Early Music Ensembles
Dr. Larry Lipkis, director
4:00 PM – Sunday, November 1, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Recital
Ethan Beeco, trumpet, & Julian Calv, piano & composition
7:30 PM – November 6, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Recital
Cora Castor, mezzo-soprano, & Nahum Pradhan, classical guitar
“Songs of Ourselves”

7:30 PM – Saturday, November 7, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge
            Cora Castor, mezzo-soprano, and Nahum Pradhan, classical guitar, will share this evening performing together as well as solo.  They’re planning on incorporating many of their favorite tunes for our enjoyment.  Justen Blackstone, piano, will accompany.

Student Ensemble
Moravian College Guitar Ensemble
John Arnold, director
4:00 PM – Sunday, November 8, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Ensembles
Moravian College BIG Band & Jazz Combo I
Dr. Neil Wetzel & Tony Gairo, directors
7:30 PM – Friday, November 13, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Ensemble
Moravian College Celtic Ensemble
Alison Gillespie, director
4:00 PM – Sunday, November 15, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Ensemble
Moravian College Community Orchestra
Donald Spieth, director & conductor
7:00 PM – Sunday, November 15, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge 

Student Ensembles
Moravian College Jazz Combo II – Jazz Fusion – Jazz Vocal Ensembles
David Roth, Paul Rostock, & Najwa Parkins, directors
7:30 PM – Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Recital
Nateesa Benton, soprano
7:30 PM – Friday, November 20, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Recital
Maddie Baker, clarinet, & Sarah Penna, piano
7:30 PM – Saturday, November 21, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Ensembles
“Everything But the Candles”
Moravian College Christmas Vespers – In Preview

Moravian College Choir, Men’s & Women’s Choruses, Chorale, and Chamber Ensembles
Dr. Paula Zerkle, director
3:30 PM musical prelude begins - Sunday, November 22, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge
            As a precursor to the ever-popular Moravian College Christmas Vespers held at Central Moravian Church, this preview is offered for those unable to attend that annual December event.  All of the music is presented (College Choir, Men’s & Women’s Choruses, Chorale, Brass Ensemble, and other music ensembles) – all of the appropriate hymns are sung, and the charming Morning Star, led by a youthful soloist, is presented.  Catch the holiday spirit early. 

Student Ensemble
Moravian College Improvisation Ensemble (M.I.M.E.)
Dan DeChellis, facilitator
7:00 PM – Sunday, November 22, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Student Ensembles
Moravian College Percussion & Trombone Ensembles
Steven Mathiesen & Ralph Brodt III, directors
7:30 PM – Monday, November 23, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge