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CONCERT SCHEDULE - SPRING 2020

Moravian College – Department of Music
2019-2020 Expanded Concert Calendar
SPRING 2020

For tickets & information: 610-861-1650 / music@moravian.edu
Also available through: www.lvartsboxoffice.org
Website: moravian.edu/music
NOTE: This information is as of 3/1/20 and subject to change/update/alteration.


PLEASE NOTE: ALL CONCERTS AND RECITALS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED THROUGH THE END OF THE SEMESTER - 5/15/20. ANY CHANGES WILL BE POSTED HERE AS THEY OCCUR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.  BE SAFE!


Student Ensembles: Moravian College Wind Ensemble & Clarinet Choir

"Americana"
Dr. Carl Hess & Stephen Reisteter, directors
7:30 PM – Friday, March 13, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$15 general admission / $10 students & seniors

The Clarinet Choir will perform Music of Mancini, Gershwin, & Williams, and will premiere a piece by Moravian composing student Julian Calv "Song of Schmul."  The Wind Ensemble will offer pieces that have been written or arranged in the 21st Century.  Composers include:  Mackay, Hazo, & Ticheli.


Concert: Betty Airestock Moore Memorial Concert

featuring Piano Faculty and Students of Moravian College
7:30 PM – Saturday, March 14, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$15 general admission / $10 students & seniors

This concert is presented through the generosity of the family of Betty Aierstock Moore and will feature Moravian faculty members Dr. Ariana Goldina, Dave Roth, & Dan DeChellis on piano, and the Moravian College Piano Quintet, directed by Mike Montero, featuring Julius Sarkozy,  '21, piano.


Students in Concert: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Concert

7:00 PM – Sunday, March 15, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
Donations accepted


Student Recital

Lauren Steinert, soprano
with Justen Blackstone,  piano
7:30 PM – Friday, March 20, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Senior music performance major, Lauren Steinert, offers her senior vocal recital featuring music chosen for her special talents.  German songs include those by Mahler, Richard Strauss, & Johann Strauss.  Arias & Art Songs are from works by Puccini, Barber, & Poulenc.  And from the world of Musical Theatre, composers include  Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lloyd Webber, Willson, and Guettel.  Join Lauren as she celebrates her final recital as an undergraduate student here at Moravian College.


Student Recital

Kellen Pisani, jazz guitar
4:00 PM – Sunday, March 22, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Senior jazz guitar performance major, Kellen Pisani, will be joined by Dave Roth (pianoP, Paul Roatock (bass, Matt Miller-Brown (drums) and Neil Wetzel (saxophone) with tunes by Strayhorn, Carmichael, Mandel, Monk, Metheny, Van Heusen, and others.  Join us for a rockin' Sunday afternoon in Foy Concert Hall.


Student Recital

Liam Mulligan, baritone, & Julius Sarkozy, piano
“Variations, Themes, and a Million Dreams”
7:00 PM – Sunday, March 22, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Junior composition & voice major, Liam Mulligan, sings works of Handel, Schumann, Poulenc, Sondheim, & Schwartz.  His Peace for cello & piano will be performed, as will his arrangements of Stupid Deep for string ensemble, and Go the Distance for voice, strings, & piano.


Student Ensembles

Moravian College Fusion Ensemble & Jazz Combo II
Paul Rostock & David Roth, directors
7:30 PM – Friday, March 27, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission


Student Ensembles

Moravian College BIG Band with Charter Arts Big Band
Dr. Neil Wetzel & Mike Lorenz, directors
7:30 – Saturday, March 28, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$15 general admission / $10 students & seniors


Student Ensembles

Moravian College Early Music Ensembles
Dr. Larry Lipkis, director
4:00 PM – Sunday, March 29, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission

The Monteverdi, Baroque, and Krummhorn Ensembles will combine with the Collegium Musicum to present La Donna in Musica: Early Music by and for Women.  The concert will feature six works by women composers, including Hildegard von Bingen, Francesca Caccini, Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, and Barbara Strozzi.  Works celebrating women by Telemann, Bach, and others will also be also be showcased.


Student Ensembles

Moravian College Jazz Combo I & Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Tony Gairo & Najwa Parkins, directors
7:00 PM – Sunday, March 29, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission


Student Ensemble

Moravian College Dance Company
45th Annual Dance Company Concert
Lisa Busfield, artistic director / Karen Riehl, assistant director
7:30 PM – Friday & Saturday, April 3 & 4, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$15 general admission  /  $10 seniors  /  $5 LVAIC students, faculty & staff


Student Ensembles

Moravian College Flute Troupe & Guitar Ensemble
Robin Kani & John Arnold, directors
4:00 PM – Sunday, April 5, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission


Students in Recital

Moravian College Composers’ Concert
7:00 PM – Sunday, April 5, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission


Student Ensemble

Moravian College Improv Ensemble, aka: M.I.M.E.
Dan DeChellis, facilitator
7:300 PM – Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Foy ConcertHall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission


PA JAZZ Idol & Annual Awards

7:30 PM – Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No Admission Charge

The Pennsylvania Jazz Collective and the Moravian College Music Department join forces to present young students performing small group “Combo” style jazz, where the emphasis is on improvisation.  This popular program has celebrity judges of distinction that offer valuable insight to all up-and-coming jazz students and includes audience voting.  Participating students can win prizes that include scholarships to summer jazz camps and performance opportunities.  PAJAZZ also presents awards and recognition to folks who have contributed notably to the mission of the jazz collective.  At the end of the evening, the “Artist of the Year” will be announced.  This artist is recognized primarily for performance excellence as well as efforts as a jazz educator.


Student Ensembles

Moravian College Wind Ensemble & Brass Ensemble
Dr. H. Carl Hess, director
7:30 PM – Friday, April 17, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$15 general admission / $10 seniors & students


Masterclass

David Kim, violin
1:00 PM - Saturday, April 18, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge


Student Ensemble

Moravian College Celtic Ensemble
Alison Gillespie, director
4:00 PM – Sunday, April 19, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission


Student Ensemble

Moravian College Community Orchestra
featuring David Kim, violin
Donald Spieth, conductor
7:00 PM – Sunday, April 19, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$15 general admission / $10 students & seniors

This concert features the concert master of the Philadelphia Orchestra David Kim, violin, in Tchaikovsky’s Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 35 in D Major.  Also on the program: Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, Op. 26, Beach’s Bal Masqué, Op. 22, and deFalla’s El sombrero de tres picos, Suite No. 1 (The Three Cornered Hat Suite #1).  This concert is sponsored in part by a grant from the Dexter F. and Dorothy H. Baker Foundation.  A reception follows the concert.


Student Ensemble

Moravian College Spring Choral Concert
celebrating Beethoven's 250th birthday!
featuring the Mass in C and Elegischer Gesang
Moravian College Choral Ensembles and Beethoven Festival Orchestra
Paula Ring Zerkle, director
7:30 PM - Saturday, April 25, 2020
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$15 general admission / $10 seniors & students


Students in Recital

Moravian College Music Institute Spring Recital
4:00 PM – Sunday, April 26, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
No admission charge

Students of the Moravian College Music Institute perform their year-end recital in the stained-glass splendor of Peter Hall.  Performers are of varying ages presenting differing musical styles and instruments.  Come and enjoy their talents!  A reception immediately follows the recital.


Student Ensembles

Moravian College BIG Band and Jazz Combo I
Dr. Neil Wetzel & Tony Gairo, directors
5:00-8:00 PM – Sunday, April 26, 2020
Deer Head Inn – Delaware Water Gap, PA
Music charge $10 - collected at the door

Moravian College jazz ensembles, BIG Band and Jazz Combo I, appear at one of the oldest, continually operating, and respected jazz clubs – The Deer Head Inn.  Reservations can be made by calling (570) 424-2000.


Student Ensemble

Moravian College Trombone Ensemble
Ralph Brodt III, director
7:30 PM – Monday, April 27, 2020
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus, Moravian College
$10 general admission


Moravian College Summer Jazz Camp

Monday – Friday, July 6-10, 2020
Hurd Campus – Moravian College

Please visit https://www.moravian.edu/music/community-lessons/camps/jazz for up-to-date information on this camp.


Moravian College Summer Music Institute

Monday – Friday, July 13-17, 2020
Hurd Campus – Moravian College

Please visit https://www.moravian.edu/music/community-lessons/camps/young for up-to-date information on this camp.


Moravian College Suzuki Workshop

Tuesday - Saturday, July 21-25, 2020
Hurd Campus – Moravian College

Please visit https://www.moravian.edu/music/community-lessons/camps/summer-suzuki-workshop for up-to-date information on this expanded workshop.