Music Department

Concerts & Events

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Concert Series 2017-18


Friday-Saturday, September 8-9 at 7:30 p.m., Callahan Theater
The Soldier’s Tale
Celebration of 50 years of the Nazareth College Arts Center
Tickets required.

Friday, September 15 at 5 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Annual All-Alumni Concert
Nancy Strelau, conductor

Saturday, September 16 at 2:15 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Bands on the Lawn
Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band

Sunday, September 17 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Viaggio in Italia
Angela Calabrese, soprano

Saturday, September 23 at 4 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Orchestra: Romantic, Nationalist, Impressionist and Really Cool Music, all written within 22 years 
Symphony Orchestra

Friday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall 
Sight and Sound
Henry Wong Doe, guest piano


Sunday, October 1 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Wilmot Wind Quintet In Concert

Sunday, October 8 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Inside Job: Music for Horn, Composed by Horn Players
Colleen Wolf, horn

Friday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall
From Film to Flute 
Annette Farrington, flute

Sunday, October 15 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
fivebyfive presents "The Games We Play"
fivebyfive, faculty/guest recital

Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Raymond Shiner Jazz Award Concert

Sunday, October 22 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
The Brandenburg Project
Margaret Leenhouts, violin & leader

WednesdayOctober 25 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Musical Reminiscences
Sun Min Kim, guest piano

Friday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Rock Ensemble

October 28 All Day, Wilmot Hall of Music
Brass Day at Naz

October 28 All day,York Wellness & ​Rehabilitation Center
Music Therapy Conference
Gaelynn Lea, featured artist

October 28 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Halloween Spooktacular
Nazareth faculty and students

Sunday, October 29 at 3 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Autumn Walk
Wind Symphony and Brass Choir


Saturday, November 4 at 4 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Symphony Orchestra: Franz Liszt and his BFFs 
Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, November 5 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
“Loose Change” Jazz Combos  

Sunday, November 11 at 4 p.m., Linehan Chapel

Sunday, November 19 at 3 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony Concert

Wednesday, November 29 at 7 p.m., Wilmot Hall 
Mostly Debussy
Lucas Wong, guest piano

Thursday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Jazz Ensemble


Sunday, December 3 at 3 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Nazareth Holiday PRISM Concert 

Tuesday, December 5 at 7:30 pm, Wilmot Hall
Nazareth College Percussion Ensemble


January 21 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
The Symphonic Piano
Keyboard faculty

January 28 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Maestros of Spain
Kim Upcraft, soprano


Thursday-Saturday, February 1-3 at 7:30 p.m., Callahan Theater
Nazareth College Opera Workshop 

Saturday, February 3 at 3 p.m., Linehan Chapel
A Festival of Trombones

Sunday, February 4 at 3 pm, Wilmot Hall
Sonatas of Our Time
Chisato Eda Marling, saxophone

Sunday, February 11 at 3 pm, Wilmot Hall
Russian Masterpieces 
Mimi Hwang, cello

Friday, February 16 at 7:30 pm,   
Then and Now ~ We Came, We Compose, We Create
Yi-Wen Chang, guest piano

Saturday, February 17 at 4 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Rising Stars
Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, February 18 at 3 pm, Wilmot Hall
The Sonata Drama
Jacob Ertl, piano


Friday, March 2 at 7:30 pm, Linehan Chapel
Symphonic Band with Strings Concert

Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Wind Symphony 

Friday, March 23 at 7:30 pm, Wilmot Hall
Wilmot Brass Plays the Pops: Light Classical and Popular Favorites 

Sunday, March 25 at 3 p.m., Wilmot Hall
“Loose Change” Jazz Combos  

Friday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m., Wilmot Hall
Rock Ensemble


Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m., Linehan Chapel
Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

Saturday, April 21 at 4 pm, Linehan Chapel
Perfect 4ths
Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, April 22 at 3 pm, Linehan Chapel

Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 pm, Wilmot Hall
Nazareth College Percussion Ensemble

Thursday, April 26 at 12:10 pm, Wilmot Hall
Honors Convocation

Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 pm, Wilmot Hall
Jazz Ensemble

Past Concerts

September, 2016
October, 2016
November, 2016
December, 2016
January, 2017
February, 2017
March, 2017
April, 2017
May, 2017

Concert Series

    Recital Series 2016-17
    Nazareth College Chamber Singers
    Jacob Ertl: Stravinsky Finale from Firebird

    Music Events

    Sep 8
    The Soldier’s Tale 7:30 – 9 p.m.
    September 8 – September 9
    Sep 15
    Annual All-Alumni Concert 5 – 6:30 p.m.
    Sep 16
    Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band 2:15 – 3:45 p.m.
    Sep 17
    Faculty Recital: Angela Calabrese, soprano 3 – 4:30 p.m.
    Sep 23
    Nazareth College Symphony Orchestra 4 – 5:30 p.m.
    Sep 29
    Guest Recital: Henry Wong Doe, piano 7:30 – 9 p.m.
    Oct 1
    Wilmot Wind Quintet 3 – 4:30 p.m.
    Oct 8
    Faculty Recital: Colleen Wolf, horn 3 – 4:30 p.m.
    Oct 13
    Faculty Recital: Annette Farrington, flute 7:30 – 9 p.m.
    Oct 15
    Faculty/Guest Recital: fivebyfive presents "The Games We Play" 3 – 4:30 p.m.
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