Quartetto di Venezia

Thursday, March 23, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Quartetto di Venezia, the Venice String Quartet, visit Goucher for a third time, celebrating 32 years in operation with a US tour and a program of new pieces by American composers Curt Cacioppo, Robert Maggio, Roger Zahab, and Goucher Professor Kendall Kennison  

Goucher Choirs Spring Concert  

Wednesday, April 5, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel 

The Goucher Choirs, conducted by Assistant Professor, Daniel McDavitt, will present a varied and vibrant program of choral repertoire from around the world.    

Student Recital with Wayne Cornish, voice

Tuesday, April 11, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel   

Senior Recital with Nathan Hurdle, guitar

Thursday, April 13, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Senior Nathan Hurdle will perform an evening of selections for jazz guitar including works by Rodgers and Hart, Luiz Bonfa, Antonio Carlos Jobmin and Charlie Parker.  

Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop

Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop presents Opera and Musical Theatre presents Puccini's one-act opera, Suor Angelica. The opera will be performed in Italian with English supertitles, and will be stage directed by Jennifer Blades with musical direction by Lisa Weiss. The story is one of loss and repentance, and is the middle opera of Puccini's Il trittico (The Tripych). Senior Charlotte Khuner will perform the role of Suor Angelica. Rehearsal Saturday, April 15 and Monday, April 17, Merrick Lecture Hall  

Goucher Voice Studio Recital

Monday, April 24, 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.  

Goucher College Orchestra Spring Concert

Thursday, April 27, 8:00 p.m., Kraushaar Auditorium

Under the direction of Associate Professor Elisa Koehler, the Goucher College Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Fifth Symphony along with the overture to Rossini's opera, LA Gazza Ladra, and works by Karl Jenkins, Carold Nunez, and others.  

Music Memory

Sunday, April 30, Pre-Concert Lecture/Forum, 2:30 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall Performance, 4:00 p.m., Kraushaar Auditorium

The Goucher College Choirs will collaborate with the Deer Creek Chorale (Martha Banghart, director), soprano Carolyn Black-Sotir, baritone Thomas Beard, and guest conductor Bruce Rogers to present a concert program on the theme of music and memory, specifically intended to draw attention to the stories of those affected by Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The program will feature the mid-Atlantic premiere of Robert Cohen's "Alzheimer's Stories," a dramatic musical interpretation of Dr. Alzheimer's discovery of the disease and the stories and experiences of patients and caregivers.  Also performed on the program will be several other pieces that speak of the power of music to trigger memory and to bring hope for those suffering from these diseases. Mr. Cohen, a NYC-based composer, will be present for the concert. It will also feature the world premiere performance by the Deer Creek Chorale of "Three Memories," a newly commissioned composition by Goucher faculty member and director of choral activities, Dr. Daniel McDavitt. Admission: $20, $25, or $30 general; $15 anyone with a valid Goucher OneCard, $15 for senior citizens http://musicandmemory.brownpapertickets.com/

Chamber Music Seminar Concert

Monday, May 1, 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.  

Student Voice Recital, with Rachel Lockett and Carly Haig

Tuesday, May 2, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Rachel Lockett, Mezzo-Soprano, and Carly Haig, Soprano, perform selections from classical and musical theatre repertoire.  

Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday, May 3, 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.  

Computer Music Concert

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

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