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Concert Schedule - SPRING 2017

For tickets & information: 610-861-1650 / music@moravian.edu
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NOTE: This information is as of 3/28/17 and subject to change/update/alteration.

Student Recital
Ronald Bogart, drum set
“Ron Bogart’s Senior Recital”
7:30 PM - Friday, April 21, 2017
Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
No admission charge

Join the Ron Bogart Quartet for an evening of Ron’s original tunes, standards, and lesser known jazz compositions.  The Quartet includes: Tony Gairo, saxophones; Patrick Kerssen, piano; Connor Koch, bass, and, of course, Ron Bogart, drum set.


Student Concert
Composers’ Concert
4:00 PM - Sunday, April 23, 2017
Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
$10 general admission

This yearly Spring concert features new works by Moravian College students.


Student Ensemble
Moravian College Wind Ensemble
"In Song & Dance"
Dr. Carl Hess, director
7:00 - Sunday, April 23, 2017
Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
$15 general admission / $10 students & seniors

Musical selections: El Camino Real – Alfred Reed,  Prelude in e-flat minor – Dmitri Shostakovich,  Selections from The Threepenny Opera – Weil,  Sanctuary – Frank Ticheli (Brian Strohmetz, student conductor),  The Solitary Dancer – Warren Benson,  Galop, from Moscow Cheryomushki – Dmitri Shostakovich, and Amazing Grace – Frank Ticheli.  The Wind Ensemble is comprised of students from many different areas of the college and is led by Director of Instrumental Music, Dr. Carl Hess.


Student Ensemble
Moravian College Trombone Ensemble & Brass Quartet
Ralph Brodt III & Lawrence Wright, directors
7:30 PM - Monday, April 24, 2017
Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
$10 general admission

For the Trombone Ensemble:  Nine Moravian students plus 20 of the Lehigh Valley’s finest trombonists and former students will join forces for this evening of sliding brass music.  Featured works by local composers and arrangers – Peter Petrack & Doug Bolasky, and Ralph Brodt III’s first published arrangement – Londonderry Grace.  Words cannot describe the sound of a large trombone choir – you must be there to experience the thrill.

The Brass Quartet features works by Mozart, Ramsoe, Haines, and a new work by Marc Bernal, '20.

 


Student Ensemble
Amy Beach – Mass in E-Flat Major, Op. 5
Moravian College Choir

Dr. Paula Ring Zerkle, director
7:30 PM - Saturday, April 29, 2017
Foy Concert Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
$15 general admission / $10 seniors & students

A Lehigh Valley Premiere!  The first Mass written by an American woman:  Mass in E-Flat Major, Op. 5 by Amy Beach (1867-1944) - featuring Suzanne Kompass, soprano, Megan Durham, alto, Greg Oaten, tenor, & Justen Blackstone, baritone - with The Beach Festival Orchestra and the Moravian College Choir. 


Student Recital
Moravian College Music Institute Students in Recital
4:00 PM – Sunday, May 7, 2017
Peter Hall – Moravian College, Hurd Campus
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.