Elisa Koehler, trumpet and Rhoda Jeng, piano
Wednesday, September17, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Goucher faculty members Elisa Koehler and Rhoda Jeng will perform a program featuring Ponchielli's Trumpet Concerto (1866), Ewazen's Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Brahms (2011), and Rafael Mendez's arrangement of Monti's Czardas. Elisa Koehler will also talk about her recent book, Fanfares and Finesse: A Performer's Guide to Trumpet History and Literature (Indiana University Press, 2014) and perform on a vintage J.W. Pepper cornet (ca. 1886).
Lauren Weaver, cellist, and Lisa Weiss, pianist
Friday, October 17, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Goucher professor, pianist Lisa Weiss and guest cellist Lauren Weaver will present a recital featuring Beethoven's fourth and fifth cello sonatas.
Serafin String Quartet
Tuesday, October 21, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
The Serafin String Quartet will perform highlights from the classical string quartet repertoire. Currently Artists-in-Residence at the University of Delaware, the quartet includes former Goucher faculty member Lisa Vaupel on violin.
The Return Engagement of Jeffrey Chappell and Steve Yankee
Thursday, October 23, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
The jazz duo, guitarist Steve Yankee and pianist Jeffrey Chappell will perform a set of standard tunes and original compositions.
The New Mandolin Project: New Music from Goucher College
Tuesday, October 28, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Senior Joel Michael-Schwartz will perform new works for mandolin by Goucher students, alums, and faculty, written for his New Mandolin Project. Composers include Kendall Kennison, Jeffrey Chappell, Steve Yankee, Gil Kline, Greg Borodulin and Joel Michael-Schwartz.
Guest Artist Ivan Pernicki, piano
Wednesday, October 29, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Croatian pianists Ivan Pernicki performs a program of classical and contemporary music.
A Symphony of the Night, Part IV; Halloween Concert
Friday, October 31, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel
Enjoy a night of musical fantasies as Goucher faculty and alumni organists team up with a host of musical talents to perform works from film, video games, and classical repertoire.
Open Student Recital
Wednesday, November 5, 7:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Enjoy a variety of works performed by students from the department's private voice and instrumental studios.
The 27th Annual Janet and Avery Fisher Music Residency: Demarre McGill, flute
Sunday, November 9, 7 p.m., lecture-demonstration
Sunday, November 9, 7:45 p.m., master class
Monday, November 10, 8 p.m., recital
All events are in Merrick Lecture Hall.
Goucher College Guitar Ensemble Concert
Wednesday, November 12, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Students from Goucher's Guitar Ensemble, directed by Steve Yankee will perform a variety of solo and group works for guitar.
Thursday, November 13, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel
The Goucher Choirs will present a concert featuring a diverse and vibrant program of choral music. The Goucher Chorus & Chamber Singers will perform a set of "Masterpieces Medieval to Modern," ranging from Gregorian chant to Mozart to today's composers. The Chamber Singers will then perform a set of songs from Appalachia, and the Chorus will close the concert with songs about peace representing 7 languages and nations from around the world. Under the direction of the new Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Daniel McDavitt, the Goucher Chorus & Chamber Singers are choral ensembles dedicated to performing music from across the globe, spanning many musical styles and musical periods from before the Renaissance to today's emerging composers. The concert will be free and open to the public.
Goucher College Orchestra
Wednesday, November, 19, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel
The Goucher College Orchestra presents its fall concert under the direction of Associate Professor Elisa Koehler featuring student guest conductor Gregory Borodulin ('16).
Computer Music Concert
Friday, November 21, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Students from the Computer Music Studio, faculty, and guests will participate in a digital and multimedia concert.
TONIGHT : A Bernstein & Sondheim Cabaret
Monday and Tuesday, November 17 and 18, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
Join the Opera & Musical Theatre Workshop for a celebration of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, considered by many to be the greatest American composers for the stage. Goucher students will perform well-known arias, duets, and ensembles from some of the most beloved operatic and musical theatre works of the last century.
Ridgeway and Correlli Studio Recital
Monday, November 24, 6:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel
Students from Betty Ridgeway's vocal studio will perform solo vocal works from the opera, art song, and musical theatre repertoire.
Chamber Music Seminar Concert
Monday, December 1, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
An eclectic mix of chamber music repertoire for strings, winds, piano, guitar, mandolin and voice, including Jose Bowen's song cycle,"Voice from the Annex," The Goucher Flute Ensemble, Barber's "Hermit Songs", a Beethoven piano trio, and works by Schubert, Schumann and Israel.
Tuesday, December 2, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall
The Goucher Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Instructor Jeffrey Chappell, will perform a program of standard jazz repertoire and original compositions.
Annual Service of Lessons and Carols
Monday, December 4, 5:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel
The Gouchers Choirs and Chaplain's Office present the Annual Service of Lessons and Carols.