Dave Burns, Jazz Pianist

Thursday, February 19, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Renowned pianist Dave Burns will perform with Washington, D.C.'s best bass player, Pepe Gonazez, and Goucher's expert drum instructor, Wes Crawford.

  

Senior Voice Recital, Danielle Aliotta; My Favorite Things

Friday, February 20, 7:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Senior Danielle Aliotta will perform a variety of pieces by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cole Porter, Kurt Weil and others. 

  

Junior Flute Recital, Shayna Parr

Tuesday, February 24, 7:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Junior Shayna Parr with perform a selection of works from the solo flute repertoire.

 

Alumni Recital with Elivi Varga, flute and Clair Rozier, organ

Tuesday, March 3, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Goucher alumnae Elivi Varga and Clair Rozier have made careers as performing musicians, and have formed a duo in the Philadelphia area.  They return to Goucher with a program of music new and old.

 

Zimnicki Players

Wednesday, March 4, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Goucher faculty member Steve Yankee and Goucher Alumnus Jacob Kohlhas '11 will perform a variety of jazz standards for guitar.

  

The 55th Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Lecture Performance: Alessio Bax

Sunday, March 8, 7:00 p.m., Kraushaar Auditorium

Pianist Alessio Bax will perform at the 55th Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Lecture-

Performance. First-prize winner at the Leeds and Hamamatsu international piano competitions

and a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Bax has appeared as a soloist with more than

100 orchestras. Tickets are free for Goucher students, faculty, and staff; $10 for general

admission. Reservations must be made in advance at goucher.edu/tickets or by calling

410-337-6333.

  

Senior Cello Recital, Emily Getoff

Monday, March 23, 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Senior Emily Getoff will perform a variety of works for cello.

 

Senior Mandolin Recital, Joel Michael-Schwartz

Thursday, March 26, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Senior Joel Michael-Schwartz will perform a mandolin recital with works spanning three centuries, with special emphasis on works which are performed less frequently than they ought to be.  However, time has been found to include J.S. Bach's immortal masterpiece, the Chaccone from the Second Violin Partita.

  

Jeffrey Chappell, pianist

Tuesday, March 31, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Jeffrey Chappell will perform Maurice Ravel's Gaspard de la Nuit as well as his own compositions and works by Chopin.

 

Senior Voice Recital, Melissa Shulman

Wednesday, April 1, 6:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Senior Music Minor Melissa Shulman will perform a variety of vocal repertoire.

  

Senior Voice Recital, Elisabeth Kiger

Monday, April 6, 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Senior Elisabeth Kiger will perform works for lyric soprano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Joaquin Rodrigo, Samuel Barber, Douglas Moore, and others.

 

Open Student Recital

Wednesday, April 8, 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Enjoy a variety of works performed by students from the department's private voice and instrumental studios. 

 

Senior Voice Recital, Phil Rogers

Thursday, April 9 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Senior Phil Rogers will perform a variety of solo vocal works.

  

Student Voice Recital Charlotte Khuner

Tuesday, April 14, 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Charlotte Khuner will perform works by Franz Schubert, George Fridric Handel, Georges Bizet, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

 

Senior Voice Recital, Kamryn Polastre and Carly Haig

Thursday, April 16, 6:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Senior Kamryn Polastre Scott will perform arias by Durante, Gluck, Robert Schumann, Sondheim, and others.  Sophomore Carly Haig will perform arias by Puccini, Handel, Bernstein, and others.

 

Senior Clarinet Recital, Margaret Cramarossa

Monday, April 20, 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Senior Music Minor Margaret Cramarossa will perform works by several composers, for clarinet and saxophone.

 

Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop

Wednesday and Thursday, April 22 and 23, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Under the direction of Professor Lisa Weiss and Jennifer Blades, the workshop will present a variety of scenes from both the opera and musical theatre genres.

  

Voice Studio Recital

Monday, April 27, 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Students from Goucher's vocal studios will perform selections from the opera, art song, and musical theatre repertoire.

  

An Evening of Songs by Student Composers

Tuesday, April 28, 6:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

This year, composition students Greg Borodulin '16, Hans Weih '16 and Lisa Alonso '17 have written songs for voice and piano.  They will be joined by a special guest composer new to the college.

  

Goucher College Orchestra

Thursday, April 30, 8:00 p.m., Kraushaar Auditorium

The Goucher College Orchestra presents its spring concert under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Elisa Koehler.  The program will feature the world premiere of a Mandolin Concerto by Joel Michael-Schwartz '15, as well as works by Beethoven, Haydn, and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

 

Computer Music Concert

Friday, May 1, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Students from the Computer Music Studio, faculty, and guests will participate in a digital and multimedia concert.

 

Chamber Music Seminar Concert

Monday, May 4, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Students from Goucher's Chamber Music Seminar present their spring concert under the direction of Professor Lisa Weiss featuring several challenging works for small instrumental ensembles. 

Goucher College Guitar Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, May 5, 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.

 

Goucher College Choirs

Wednesday, May 6, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

The Goucher Choirs will present a diverse and vibrant program featuring music in eight languages from such places as England, Germany, Italy, India, Estonia, Cameroon, and South Africa. The Goucher Chamber Singers will begin the concert with a retrospective of British secular music, ranging from King Henry VIII to the Beatles. The Goucher Chorus will perform repertoire varying from Baroque masters like Schutz and Vivaldi to living composers like Paul Halley, Mack Wilberg, and Goucher College president, Jose Bowen. The featured set of the program will be the music of world-changing revolutions in Estonia, South Africa, and the American civil rights movement. The Goucher Choirs are under the direction of Dr. Daniel McDavitt.

 

Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, May 7, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

The Goucher Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jeffrey Chappell, will perform a program of standard jazz repertoire and original compositions.