Senior Voice Recital: Julie Sandfort

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

Senior Julie Sandfort, accompanied by pianist Mathew Lane, will perform Siete Canciones Populares, Seven Spanish Folksongs, by Manuel De Falla, the beloved Frauenliebe und Leben song cycle by Robert Schumann, and varied works by composers including Ricky Ian Gordon, Samuel Barber, and Stephen Sondheim.

 

Junior Voice Recital: Elisabeth Kiger

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

Soprano Elisabeth Kiger will perform a variety of classical and popular vocal selections.

 

Open Student Recital

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

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

  

Lecture-Recital: Neo-Baroque Piano Music with Joseph Smith

Thursday, April 10, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Acclaimed lecturer and pianist Joseph Smith specializes in some of the neglected corners of the repertoire.  Tonight he presents a less-examined side of some well-known composers: how Baroque practice persisted into the Classical and Romantic eras.

 

Goucher Chorus Spring Concert

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Bob Hope Center for the Performing Arts, United States Naval Academy

The Goucher Chorus will join the Annapolis Symphony, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society Symphonic Chorus, and the United States Naval Academy Men's and Women's Glee Clubs for a performance of Beethoven's ninth Symphony.  Dr. Aaron Smith will conduct.  For tickets, call 410-293-8497.

 

Junior Mandolin Recital: Joel Michael-Schwartz

Monday, April 14, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Junior Joel Michael-Schwartz will perform mandolin music spanning centuries and oceans, from Bach to Bebop and beyond.

 

Senior Composition Project: New Opera by Gil Kline   

Wednesday and Thursday, April 16 and 17,  8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Senior Gil Kline's short opera (working title: Dummy) will be staged with student and guest performers.

 

Senior Voice Recital: Benjamin Clough

Thursday, April 17, 7:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Senior Benjamin Clough will perform a repertoire of Classical, Broadway and popular music by artists such as Ludwig van Beethoven, George Frideric Handel, Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Beatles, and others.  He will also premiere his senior composition project The Raven, a fantasy in B Minor for piano and violin.

  

Student Flute Recital: Shayna Parr

Friday, April 18, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Sophomore Shayna Parr will perform works by Prokofiev, Poulenc, and more.

 

Goucher College Orchestra

Wednesday, April 23, 8:00 p.m., Kraushaar Auditorium

The Goucher College Orchestra presents its spring concert under the direction of Associate Professor Elisa Koehler featuring Niloufar Nourbakhsh performing Schumann's Piano Concerto.  The orchestra will also perform one of Ms. Nourbakhsh's original compositions.

Jeffrey Chappell, Pianist

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

Pianist Jeffrey Chappell performs piano works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Gabriel Faure, as well as the Sonata by Samuel Barber.

 

Ridgeway and Correlli Studio Recital

Tuesday, April 29 6:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Students from Betty Ridgeway and Christopher Correlli's vocal studios will perform solo vocal works from the opera, art song, and musical theatre repertoire.

 

African Drum and Dance Concert

Tuesday, April 29, 8:00 p.m., Hyman Forum, the Athenaeum

The Goucher African Drum and Dance Ensemble, directed by Kwame Brew, perform its fall concert with audience participation.

 

Goucher Guitar Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, April 30, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

 

Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, May 1, 6:00 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.

tudents from Goucher's Guitar Ensemble, led by Steve Yankee, will perform a variety of solo and group works for guitar.

 

Hartzell Studio Recital

Thursday, May 1, 8:00 p.m., Haebler Memorial Chapel

Students from Richard Hartzell's vocal studio and beginning voice class will perform songs and arias from the popular and classical repertoire.

  

Computer Music Concert

Friday, May 2, 8:00 p.m., Merrick Lecture Hall

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

   

The Producers

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

Goucher Musical Theatre Workshop will present two performances of the hilarious Broadway musical The Producers, winner of a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards in 2001 and based on the 1968 Mel Brooks film of the same name.   Broadway magnate Max Bialystock and his accountant Leo Bloom come up with a money-making scheme of presenting the worst show directed by the worst director and pocketing loads of cash when it inevitably flops.  Things go wildly askew, however, when the utterly inconceivable happens....  The performances will be given on Wednesday and Thursday, May 7 and 8 at 8:00 pm in Merrick Lecture Hall.  There will be an admission charge of $4.00 for students and $8.00 for non-Goucher patrons.  Tickets may be purchased at http://goucher.universitytickets.com or at the door.