Skip to main content
Concert
Music

CONCERT SCHEDULE -SPRING 2018

For tickets & information: 610-861-1650 / music@moravian.edu
also available through: www.lvartsboxoffice.org

NOTE: This information is as of 3/15/18
and subject to change/update/alteration.

 

PAJAZZ Idol & Annual Awards
7:30 PM – Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus
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 Recital:  Jane Spadaccini, mezzo-soprano
“I Hate Music”
7:30 PM – Friday, April 20, 2018
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus
No Admission Charge
            Senior music performance major, Jane Spadaccini, will perform pieces from the classical, romantic, and contemporary periods, plus some of her personal favorites.  Jane will be joined by Kimberly Leamon, soprano, and Justen Blackstone, piano, with music by Sondheim, Carol King, Mozart, Adams, and many more.  We hope to see you there!


Student Recital:  Charlotte Finnerty, mezzo-soprano
“Senior Recital”
7:30 PM – Saturday, April 21, 2018
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus
No Admission Charge
            Come out and enjoy the performance of Robert Schumann’s famous song cycle Frauenliebe und -leben, along with French and English Art songs, and arias by Mozart and Massenet.  Rebecca Lepore, piano, accompanies.


Student Ensemble:  Moravian College Women’s Chorus
Eduardo Azzati, director
4:00 PM – Sunday, April 22, 2018
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus
$10 general admission

     Accompanied by Andrea Berntsen, piano, and Deborah Andrus, clarinet, this treble voice ensemble offers music by Faustina Hodges, Gabriel Fauré, Alice Parker, Pablo Casals, and Libby Larsen.  Join us for an afternoon of sweet sounds.


Student Ensemble:  Moravian College Wind Ensemble
"Something Old...Something New"

Dr. Carl Hess, director
7:00 PM – Sunday, April 22, 2018
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus
$15 general admission / $10 seniors & students

     Selections include The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams featuring concerto competition winner Michelle Whelan '18, flute, & the world premiere of senior Kurtis Reif's Fanfare for the Triumphant Return.  Also included will be Holst's First Suite in E-flat, Shostakovich's Waltz No. 2, Legend by James Barnes, and Cajun Folk Songs by Frank Ticheli.


Student Ensembles
Moravian College Trombone Ensemble
Ralph Brodt III, director
7:30 PM – Monday, April 23, 2018
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus
$10 general admission

     An ensemble of 22 trombones will offer works by Francis Scott Key (The Star Spangled Banner), Gustav Holst (Second Suite in F), Freddie Mercury (Bohemian Rhapsody), Edvard Grieg (music from Peer Gynt), and James Sochinski (Sweet Land of Liberty).


Student Ensemble:  Moravian College Improv Ensemble, aka: M.I.M.E.
Dan DeChellis, facilitator
9:00 PM – Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Peter Hall – Hurd Campus
$10 general admission


Student Ensemble:  Moravian College Choir
“Honoring Bernstein”

Dr. Paula Zerkle, director
7:30 PM – Saturday, April 28, 2018
Foy Concert Hall – Hurd Campus
$15 general admission / $10 seniors & students
            The Moravian College Choir and Moravian Chorale present an evening of music by Leonard Bernstein to celebrate his 100th year. Highlights will include Chichester Psalms and a concert version of Mass, along with music from Candide and West Side Story.