Concert Choir Presents Annual Fall Concert, Sunday, October 27

The annual fall concert by the Berea College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bolster, will be held on Sunday, October 27 at 3 p.m. in Gray Auditorium on the Berea College campus.  The choral concert will be accompanied by Lindsay Clavere on the piano. There is no admission charge. Continue reading Concert Choir Presents Annual Fall Concert, Sunday, October 27

Berea College Concert Choir’s Annual Fall Concerts on November 2 and 4

The Berea College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bolster, will present their annual fall concerts in Gray Auditorium on November 2 at 8 p.m. and November 4 at 3 p.m. Convocation credit is available to Berea College students for either performance. The public is invited to attend, and there is no charge for admission. The choirs will be accompanied by Lindsay Clavere on the piano, and special guest artists, the Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble, directed by Al White. Continue reading Berea College Concert Choir’s Annual Fall Concerts on November 2 and 4

Berea College Hosts 39th Annual Celebration of Traditional Music

The 39th annual Celebration of Traditional Music (CTM) will take place at Berea College October 18-21. The celebration will feature national recording artists the Sweetback Sisters and many others. All events are free and open to the public except for the Saturday night concert. Continue reading Berea College Hosts 39th Annual Celebration of Traditional Music

Carillon Duo Recital on Monday, August 6, 2012 7:30 P.M.

Visitors to the campus quadrangle tonight are going to be awed. So will Bereans for miles around the campus. Renowned carillon performers Richard Gegner and Richard Watson will be dancing on the batons and pedals in Draper tower starting at 7:30. Continue reading Carillon Duo Recital on Monday, August 6, 2012 7:30 P.M.

Convocation Features “Gender-Bending Strings”

La Guitara, a musical group comprised of Patty Larkin, a music sorceress and guitar-driven organizer, and guitarists Rory Block and Muriel Anderson, perform “Gender Bending Strings” during a Stephenson Memorial convocation in Phelps Stokes Auditorium on April 12 at 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading Convocation Features “Gender-Bending Strings”

Berea College Concert Choir Spring Concert, April 15

The annual Spring Concert by the Berea College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, Stephen Bolster, conductor will be held on Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in Gray Auditorium on the Berea College campus. The choral concert will be accompanied by Lindsay Clavere on the piano. There is no admission charge. Continue reading Berea College Concert Choir Spring Concert, April 15

Berea Graduate Marty Edwards Performs Guitar Recital

Marty Edwards, a 2009 graduate of Berea College, will present a solo guitar recital on Saturday evening, March 31 at 8 p.m. in Gray Auditorium in the Presser Music Building on Berea’s campus. The program will feature music from the Suite in E Minor by Baroque composer Sylvius Leopold Weiss, and Bardenklange by 19th century composer Johann Kaspar Mertz, and contemporary guitar music by Ted Oliver, Frederic Hand, John W. Duarte, David Crittenden, and Jorge Morel. Mr. Edward’s wife, soprano Rebekah Edwards, also a recent graduate of Berea College, will join the guitarist on John W. Duarte’s Quiet Songs (1971). Continue reading Berea Graduate Marty Edwards Performs Guitar Recital

Petar Jankovic, Award Winning Classical Guitarist, Performs at Berea Convocation

International award-winning classical guitarist, Petar Jankovic, will perform at a Berea College convocation on March 8 at 8 p.m. With a multi-cultural string quartet comprised of brilliant women musicians performing Spanish and Latin American classical music, the performance will take place at Phelps Stokes Auditorium. Continue reading Petar Jankovic, Award Winning Classical Guitarist, Performs at Berea Convocation

Make Plans Now to Dance in the Holidays at Christmas Country Dance School

Berea College’s 74th annual Christmas Country Dance School, December 26 to January 1, is accepting registrations now. Space is limited and spots are filling up for this unique holiday tradition when hundreds of participants create and share holiday memories while learning country dance. Continue reading Make Plans Now to Dance in the Holidays at Christmas Country Dance School

Berea College’s Annual Christmas Concert Presented December 2 & 3

The annual Christmas Concert, co-sponsored by Berea College’s music department and Campus Christian Center, will be held on two successive nights this year— Friday evening, December 2, and Saturday evening, December 3.  Both performances will be at 7:30 p.m. in Union Church. Continue reading Berea College’s Annual Christmas Concert Presented December 2 & 3

Berea College Concert Choir Performs Fall Concerts on Oct. 22 & 23

The Berea College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Stephen Bolster, will present their annual fall concerts in Gray Auditorium on Saturday, October 22, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 23, at 3 p.m.  Convocation credit is available to Berea College students for either performance. The public is invited to attend, and there is no charge for admission.  The choirs will be accompanied by Lindsay Clavere on the piano, and her husband Javier Clavere, on the organ and the piano. The first half of the program consists of sacred music, including 20th-century anthems by William Mathias and René Clausen and it concludes with a section from Franz Joseph Haydn’s famous oratorio “The Creation.”  That work will feature student soloists and faculty tenor Mark Calkins, and two of the most famous choral pieces of the era—“Awake the Harp” and “The Heavens Are Telling.” Continue reading Berea College Concert Choir Performs Fall Concerts on Oct. 22 & 23

Carillon Concert features Gordon Slater, July 4

Berea College’s Summer Carillon Concert on Monday, July 4 at 7:30 p.m., will feature Gordon Slater, retired Dominion Carillonneur of Canada who played the Peace Tower Carillon in Ottawa for 31 years.

Slater’s program will begin with “Suite XIV,” arranged by Berea’s founding carillonneur, the late John Courter. The concert will include the patriotic pieces “America the Beautiful,” You’re a Grand Old Flag” and “The Yankee Doodle Boy” all arranged by Slater. Continue reading Carillon Concert features Gordon Slater, July 4