Seventeen Sterling College students, alumni, and Dr. Brad Nix, associate professor of music, will combine musical forces with composer Joseph Martin to perform three concerts in the United Kingdom. They will begin at Southwark Cathedral in London, and travel to York Minster in York, England, and St. Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Two music majors will perform their senior recitals this week at Sterling United Presbyterian Church. Victoria Miller, a vocal performance major, will perform her recital at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6. Perry Hadduck, an applied instrumental major in classical guitar, will perform his recital at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7. Receptions will follow both recitals, and the public is invited to attend.
The choirs of Sterling College will wrap up their year with the annual Masterworks Concert on May 4 at 3 p.m. at the Sterling United Methodist Church. The Sterling College Highland Singers, Chorale and Concert Choir will hold a free concert that will last approximately an hour.
Two Sterling College juniors, Taylor Stucky and Reid Goffigon, will perform recitals at the Sterling United Presbyterian Church on Monday, April 28, and Tuesday, April 29. The public is invited to attend both free events.
Sterling College students Mark Alan Hemphill, Kayla Van Nover and Cassidy Woodard will perform a joint recital at the Sterling United Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. Hemphill will perform the first movement of Haydn’s “Trumpet Concerto,” as well as some of his own compositions. Van Nover and Woodard will sing excerpts from musical theatre.
The first musical performance for 2013, “Words and Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein,” will take place on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 and 2. The hour and a half, kid-friendly production will take place in Cornerstone in the Sterling College Student Union at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Sterling Community Band will be playing with the Sterling College Flute Choir on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place on the campus of Sterling College in Upper Wilson in Wilson Hall and last approximately one hour. The public is invited to attend this free concert.
Advent officially begins on Sunday, Dec. 2, and the Sterling College Chorale, Highland Singers and Sterling Lasses are welcoming in the season with “Candlelight,” a free concert at the Sterling United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend and stay for the reception following the concert.
Dr. Laura Bateman, assistant professor of music, will perform at a recital on Monday, August 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sterling United Presbyterian Church. She will be accompanied by Dr. Brad Nix, pianist and associate professor of music. The public is invited to attend this free event.
The Sterling College Department of Music will host its 2nd Annual Composer Festival on Monday, October 3, 2011. This year’s festival will feature guest artist Joseph Martin, who is well-known throughout the United States for his choral compositions. There will be three free events open to the public.