The Cornell Chamber Orchestra and Concert Choir will perform “QED: Engaging Richard Feynman” at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in King Chapel. This is only the second time this ambitious piece has been performed.
The Guy Mendilow Ensemble, will present their newest touring show, Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom, on Sunday, April 6 at 4 p.m. on the Orange Carpet.
The Brazilian Guitar Quartet will perform the year’s final Music Monday concert on Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in King Chapel.
Cornell College’s Music Department will present two concerts in December: A choral holiday concert on Dec. 7 and a jazz ensemble concert on Dec. 10.
Take two trumpets, one French horn, a trombone, and a tuba — put them in the hands of virtuoso performers — add some lighthearted demonstrations — and you have the Saint Louis Brass Quintet. Come see, hear, and enjoy the Saint Louis Brass Quintet for the first Music Monday of the year at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14, in King Chapel.
Cornell’s fine arts events for 2013-2014 include a performance by The Brazilian Guitar Quartet, a co-production with Riverside Theatres of “Birth Witches” with Guest Director Artist Leda Hoffman, a variety of Luce Gallery shows including sabbatical work from art professor Tony Plaut opening Sept. 1, and the annual holiday choral concert.
James Martin, professor of music at Cornell College, has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities to create a course designed to study an enduring question. Martin’s course will examine the relationship between tradition and innovation.
Soprano Lisa Hearne, professor of music, and Joyce Strabala, instructor of piano, will give a recital on Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Ringer Recital Hall of Armstrong Hall at Cornell College. The program includes Hermit Songs by Samuel Barber, The Promised Land, a new work of American spirituals by Gwyneth Walker, art songs in French and German, and songs from musical theater.
Don Chamberlain, longtime music professor and conductor of the Cornell College Jazz Ensemble, was awarded status as an emeritus professor after the ensemble’s concert on Dec. 11.