Posts tagged ‘Performance’

Dr. Eggert to Premiere New Setting

Dr. Scott H. Eggert, professor emeritus of music, has composed a new setting of the Requiem Mass, which will be performed in a Choral Service on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Lebanon. The 22-voice choir will include Dr. Michael Fry, professor emeritus of mathematics, Ken Horst ’00, M’17 (music education and master of music education), Grady Daub ’24 (music business), Julia Kelbaugh ’23 (music education), J. Joseph Polhill (music), and Hailey Trump (music education). The Mass is open to all, and free of charge.

Concert Choirs Gets Standing O at PMEA Conference

The fifty-strong members of the LVC Concert Choir performed at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Professional Conference on April 8. They were one of a select few choirs selected, by blind audition, to represent the best of the best across the state. Directed by Dr. Kyle Zeuch, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, the Concert Choir performed a challenging 30-minute show, “Alive and Well,” with poise, grace, professionalism, and emotion. They received a standing ovation from the packed room of music educators.

Dr. Fung to Perform Bach throughout Central Pennsylvania

Dr. Eric Fung, Carmean Endowed Professor of Music (piano), will perform J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, and Italian Concerto, BWV 971, in three upcoming concert performances. Dr. Fung, a Steinway Artist, will perform a faculty recital in Lutz Music Hall on Jan. 30, and at the Trust Performing Arts Center on Feb. 4, which is sponsored by the Lancaster International Piano Festival on Feb. 4. He will complete his trio of Bach piano concerts at the Pine Street Presbyterian Church on Feb. 5 as part of their Music at Pine Street Series. 

Concert Choir Selected to Perform at Association Conference

The LVC Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Kyle Zeuch, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, was selected to perform at the American Choral Directors Association of Pennsylvania summer conference, New Horizons, on August 2. The virtual performance was recorded and edited by choir members during the spring 2021 semester and shared on August 2 with choral directors from throughout Pennsylvania.

Dr. Morell Releases Album Teaser

Dr. Justin Morell, associate professor of music, is completing a cycle of 21 new works for guitar, centered around the theme of climate change. He shared one of the pieces, Hadley Cell, on YouTube for listeners to enjoy in the meantime.

You’re a Mean One Goes Viral

Three musicians who met at LVC—Phil Freeman ’11, Jonny Ross ’12 (O’Neil), and Ben Guiles—are receiving national notoriety after their band, Small Town Titans, remade the holiday classic, “You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch.” The York Dispatch covered the story after the group’s video passed 22 million views.

Frances Borowsky to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Frances Borowsky, adjunct instructor of music, cello, was invited by the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture to perform works by Brahms and Dvořák for a 125th anniversary celebration of Antonín Dvořák, at the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage of Carnegie Hall on December 18. Borowsky, who began teaching at LVC in fall 2017, has performed internationally as soloist and chamber musician in venues such as Carnegie Weill Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Penderecki European Music Centre with the likes of the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, and Alexandria Symphony Orchestra.


Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman’s Performances Feted in Brazil

Dr. Shelly Moorman-Stahlman, professor of music and College organist, gave a concert tour in Brazil recently, including an appearance with the Mogi das Cruzes Orchestra at the Festival do Inverno, the largest classical music festival in Latin America. Her work was covered by several Brazilian media outlets. This year, Moorman-Stahlman was joined on the trip by Dr. Sharon G. Davis, director of music education, and three music education students—Robin McAnally ’18, Abby Stoner ’19, and Rachel Schulz ’19—to travel to four cities in Brazil. They gave workshops in handbells, tone chimes, bucket drumming, and boomwhackers, and the students performed handbell concerts.