GOSHEN – All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted.
54th annual Concerto-Aria Concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The concert will feature student winners of GC’s Concerto-Aria Competition. Winners will perform concerto movements or arias with the Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Fashun. Tickets: $10 adults, $7 seniors/students. GC faculty/staff/seniors are free with valid ID. Available at the Welcome Center: 574-535-7566, or online at www.goshen.edu/tickets.
Rieth Chamber Series: Daniel Bayless, organ, 4 p.m. Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. Daniel Bayless, organist at the University of Notre Dame Basilica of the Sacred Heart, will perform a recital of organ works on GC’s Taylor and Boody pipe organ. Bayless has studied organ, harpsichord, carillon and choral conducting with esteemed teachers including Craig Cramer, David Dahl, Darlene Catello and Susan Marchant. Tickets: $10. Available for pre-sale at the Goshen College Welcome Center: 574-535-7566, or online at www.goshen.edu/tickets.
February Afternoon Sabbatical: “The Globe – From Goshen to Times Square” 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. Goshen College’s student-operated radio station WGCS 91.1 The Globe has won Best College Station in the Nation and Indiana’s Radio School of the Year two of the last three years. Station General Manager Jason Samuel will share humorous and informative stories about the station.
Winter One Acts ,8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. Goshen College Umble Center. Written by GC alum Peter Eash-Scott ’99, “Stay Tuned” is a story about being present. This peace play illuminates the noise that is inescapable in daily lives and how it affects relationships.
“Do Not Go Gentle” is the story of Lillian Boedecker, a vibrant, funny 84-year-old who is recently deceased. During her lifetime, Lillian shared a special bond with her granddaughter, Kelly, and suffered an estrangement from her son, Windsor. After Lillian’s death, Windsor and Kelly discover the walls of her house have been painted with wild, sometimes humorous, sometimes horrific murals and drawings. This poignant play explores the transformative power of art as it offers humor and hope to anyone who is, or has ever been, a grandparent, parent, or a child. Tickets: $3 general admission. For more information, call 574-535-7061 or [email protected].
Winter Choral Concert, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. Goshen College choirs will present their Winter Choral Concert in Sauder Concert Hall, performing works for mixed chorus, as well as men’s and women’s choir. Performing will be the Goshen College Chamber Choir and Men’s Chorus, directed by Scott Hochstetler, and the Women’s World Music Choir, directed by Debra Brubaker. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors/students. GC faculty/staff/students free with ID. Tickets available at the door one hour before the concert.
For more information, call 574-535-7062 or email [email protected].