Andrews University Agenda News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2018, Andrews University Wed, 17 Oct 2018 03:54:00 -0000 Wed, 17 Oct 2018 03:54:00 -0000 Sunday Music Series: Kate Boyd <p> An active soloist and chamber musician, American pianist Kate Boyd has performed solo recitals at Schubert&rsquo;s birth house in Vienna, the National Concert Hall in Dublin, the Musikhalle Hamburg, in addition to many places throughout the US and Canada. As a faculty member at Butler University, she has appeared as a soloist with each of the University&rsquo;s large ensembles in performances ranging from Beethoven&rsquo;s Choral Fantasy to Gershwin&rsquo;s Rhapsody in Blue.&nbsp; A passionate advocate for the music of our time, Boyd has performed numerous world premieres, including James Woodward&rsquo;s Concerto for Piano and Wind Ensemble.&nbsp;</p> <p> There will be a masterclass following the concert.&nbsp; All are welcome to attend.</p> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0000 Andrews Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert <p> <strong>Symphony Orchestra</strong></p> <p> <strong>Conductor: Chris Wild</strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Symphony Orchestra is the core ensemble of the orchestral program at Andrews University. In addition to their current series at the Howard Performing Arts Center, the Symphony Orchestra travels within the Great Lakes region as well as internationally. Since 2006, the orchestra has performed in Italy, Austria, Germany, France, the Philippines and Costa Rica.</p> Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:00:00 +0000 University Singers: "A Night to Unite" <p> <em>Cessant Lites</em> (Let us Cease!)&mdash;&ldquo;A Night to Unite&rdquo; is the theme of the Collegiate Choral Invitational under the direction of Stephen Zork, featuring the Andrews University Singers, University Chorale, and I Cantori. The program will be in the Howard Performing Arts Center on October 20 at 8 p.m.</p> <p> Kleberson Calanca, a Master of Music in choral conducting student, will lead the University Singers and Chorale in emotive music that celebrates the dignity and value of each person. Select repertoire will include Benjamin Kornelis&rsquo; &quot;Let Us Not Become Weary,&quot; Eric Nelson&lsquo;s &quot;When Memory Fades,&quot; Kim Andre Arnesen&rsquo;s &quot;Even When He Is Silent,&quot; Z. Randall Stroope&rsquo;s &quot;Caritas et Amor,&quot; Guilio Caccini&rsquo;s &quot;Donna Nobis Pacem,&quot; Ren&eacute; Clausen&rsquo;s &quot;Kyrie&quot; from &quot;Memorial,&quot; and Craig Hella Johnson&rsquo;s &quot;All of Us!&quot;</p> <p> Included in the concert&rsquo;s enlightening choral selections will be &quot;Psalm 23 &amp; Psalm 2:1&ndash;4&quot; from Leonard Bernstein&rsquo;s &quot;Chichester Psalms&quot; conducted by Giovanni Corrodus, &quot;Sanctus&quot; from Robert Ray&rsquo;s &quot;Gospel Mass&quot; conducted by Megan Mocca, and Arnesen&rsquo;s &quot;The Lamb&quot; conducted by Ronnie Zanella. Professor Zork will lead the University Singers in a stirring arrangement of the spiritual &quot;Hold On&quot; arranged by John Tebay. All the conductors are choral conducting graduate students of Stephen Zork.</p> <p> _________________________________</p> <p> <strong>University Singers</strong></p> <p> <strong>Conductor: Stephen Zork</strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Singers is the select choir of the Department of Music and represents Andrews University locally, nationally and abroad through concert tours, television broadcast and audio recordings. They have given highly acclaimed international concert tours throughout the countries of Great Britain, Iceland, Norway, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Chile, Bahamas, Bermuda and Puerto Rico.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:42:04 +0000 HPAC Series Presents...Callisto Quartet <p> Formed in 2016 at the Cleveland Institute of Music in Cleveland, Ohio, the Callisto Quartet brings together four dedicated and passionate musicians who share a love of chamber music. The quartet won the coveted grand prize in the Senior String division and the gold medal in the Senior String division of the 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, held at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.</p> <p> <strong>Repertoire</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, K. 387&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mozart</strong></em></p> <p> 1. Allegro vivace assai (7:45)<br /> 2. Menuetto (8:00)<br /> 3. Andante cantabile (7:15)<br /> 4. Molto allegro (5:30)</p> <p> <strong>Intermission&nbsp;</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 &ldquo;Death and the Maiden&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Franz Schubert</strong></em></p> <p> 1. Allegro (11:30)<br /> 2. Andante con moto (10:45)<br /> 3. Scherzo: Allegro molto (3:30)<br /> 4. Presto (8:45)</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:06:11 +0000 Sunday Music Series: SMSO Romantic Cello <p> Rising star and fourteen-year-old cello sensation Ifetayo Ali-Landing performs the piece that garnered her 53,000 views on YouTube and 8 million on Facebook. This concert will feature music from Prokofiev, Saint-Sa&euml;ns and Franck.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 19:14:49 +0000 Andrews International Student Cultural Show <p> Please join us for the Andrews University International Student Cultural Show.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:51:34 +0000 Andrews Wind Symphony Fall Concert: Americana <p> The first concert of the 2018&ndash;2019 Andrews University Wind Symphony season features a variety of American band music, ranging from timeless and familiar classics like Carmen Dragon&rsquo;s arrangement of &quot;America the Beautiful&quot; and Aaron Copland&rsquo;s &quot;Variations on a Shaker Melody&quot; from &quot;Appalachian Spring&quot; to new gems like Frank Ticheli&rsquo;s introspective &quot;An American Elegy&quot; and the Star-Spangled Banner inspired &quot;Early Light&quot; by Carolyn Bremer. Come enjoy this evening of American favorites!</p> <p> <strong>Repertoire:</strong></p> <ol> <li> &quot;Liberty Bell March&quot; (John Philip Sousa)&nbsp;</li> <li> &quot;America the Beautiful&quot; (Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon)&nbsp;</li> <li> &quot;American Riversongs&quot; (Pierre LaPlante)&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li> &quot;An American Elegy&quot; (Frank Ticheli)&nbsp;</li> <li> &quot;Early Light&quot; (Carolyn Bremer)&nbsp; &nbsp;</li> <li> &quot;Variations on a Shaker Melody&quot; from &quot;Appalachian Spring&quot; (Aaron Copland)&nbsp;</li> <li> &quot;Battle Hymn of the Republic&quot; (William Steffe, arr. Justin Tokke)&nbsp;</li> <li> &quot;Suite of Old American Dances&quot; (Robert Russell Bennett)&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ol> <p> *additional music from the AU Woodwind Quintet</p> <p> <strong>Wind Symphony</strong></p> <p> <strong>Conductor: Byron Graves </strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Wind Symphony maintains a significant travel schedule throughout the Great Lakes area and seeks to provide high quality music programs and concerts representative of Adventist education and Andrews University. The Wind Symphony has performed in England, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Canada and throughout the United States.</p> Sat, 29 Sep 2018 20:00:00 +0000 Andrews University Alumni Gala: Among Friends <p> &ldquo;Among Friends&rdquo; is the sub-title title of this year&rsquo;s annual homecoming Gala Concert presented by the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra, University Singers &amp; Chorale, and Wind Symphony. The program begins at 8:00 p.m., September 29, in the Howard Performing Arts Center.&nbsp;</p> <p> Dr. Chris Wild makes his debut as the new conductor of the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra performing the delightful <em>Minuet and Trio </em>from Joseph Haydn&rsquo;s 100<sup>th</sup> Symphony, followed by the <em>Leonore</em> <em>Overture</em> by Ludwig van Beethoven. Charles Reid, tenor, collaborates with the University Chorale and Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Gounod&rsquo;s abiding <em>Sanctus</em>.</p> <p> Andrews University Singers, under the direction of Stephen Zork, will perform Elaine Hagenberg&rsquo;s tone poem <em>The Music of Stillness</em>, Shawn Kirchner&rsquo;s bluegrass hymn <em>I&rsquo;ll Be on My Way</em>, and a stirring new arrangement of the spiritual <em>Hold On</em> arranged by John Tebay. The University Chorale will collaborate with the Symphony Orchestra in Nicholas Zork&rsquo;s <em>When You Come</em> arranged by Stephen Zork.</p> <p> The Andrews University Wind Symphony presents America-themed music conducted by Byron Graves, featuring centerpieces such as <em>America the Beautiful, </em>Sousa&rsquo;s <em>Liberty Bell March, </em>a collection of <em>American Riversongs</em> by Pierre LaPlante, and Copland&rsquo;s &ldquo;Tis A Gift&rdquo; from <em>Appalachian Spring</em>. In a stirring conclusion to the evening&rsquo;s festivities, Mr. Graves will conduct the University Chorale and Wind Symphony in Wilhousky&rsquo;s famous <em>Battle Hymn of the Republic</em>.</p> <p> A dessert reception will be held after the program.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2018 13:48:53 +0000