Lynn University Announces Spring Music Schedule

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If music is your thing, then Lynn University has you covered. The school just released its spring concert schedule, and we are pleased to provide it below:

Lynn Philharmonia

The Lynn University Philharmonia sets the standard for conservatory level symphonic training. Now in its 19th season as a full symphony, the Philharmonia continues to present high-quality concerts with a wide range of repertoire. The Philharmonia is directed by Albert-George Schram, who is also resident conductor of the Columbus and Nashville Symphonies.

 

January 28 – 7:30 p.m.  (Saturday)

January 29 – 4 p.m.  (Sunday)

Albert-George Schram, Music Director & Conductor

+ Adams  /  Short Ride in a Fast Machine

+ Mozart  /  Clarinet Concerto 

(Jon Manasse, Clarinet)

+ Corigliano  /  Symphony No. 1

Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: Box: $50  /  Orchestra: $40  /  Mezzanine: $35

 

 

Student Performances

January 14 – 7:30 p.m.  (Saturday)

Lynn University’s Wind Ensemble: 

Tasty Suites

Kenneth Amis, music director and conductor

Like a box of assorted chocolates, every instrumental suite offers the listener a variety of flavors to charm the senses and satiate a medley of appetites. Indulge your “suite” tooth at a performance by the Lynn University Wind Ensemble of some of the most mouthwatering and guiltfree suites composed for winds, brass and percussion. The program will include works by such musical giants as Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst and Richard Strauss.

Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets:  Box: $25  /  Orchestra: $15  /  Mezzanine: $10

 

Guest Artists

January 8 – 4 p.m.  (Sunday)

Collaborative Spotlight:

American Brass Quintet

Celebrating its 51st anniversary this season, the American Brass Quintet has been internationally recognized as an icon in the brass world. Equally committed to the promotion of brass chamber music through education, they have been in residence at The Juilliard School since 1987 and at the Aspen Music Center since 1970. Having been hailed as the “high priest of brass” by Newsweek and “positively breathtaking” by The New York Times, the American Brass Quintet has clearly defined itself among today’s elite chamber music ensembles.

Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets:  Box: $35  /   Orchestra: $25  /   Mezzanine: $20

 

January 14 – 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.  (Saturday)

Master Classes with Guest Pianist JON KIMURA PARKER

Sponsored by Esther and Arnold Kossoff

Jon Kimura Parker is Professor of Piano at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston. He has given master classes at the Steans Institute, Banff Centre, Brevard Festival, Caramoor’s Rising Stars, and The Juilliard School. “Jackie” Parker studied with Edward Parker, Keiko Parker, Robin Wood, Marek Jablonski, and Lee KumSing, as well as Adele Marcus, under whom he received his doctorate at The Juilliard School. These master classes will feature performances by Conservatory piano students.

Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

FREE

 

January 15 – 4 p.m.  (Sunday)

JON KIMURA PARKER In Recital:

Post Cards from Russia

Sponsored by Esther and Arnold Kossoff

+ Mussorgsky  /  Pictures at an Exhibition

+ Stravinsky (arr. Parker)  /  Petrouchka Suite

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jon Kimura Parker was born, raised and educated in Vancouver. He has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, NHK Orchestra in Tokyo, Dallas Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and with the major orchestras of Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis. He toured Canada with Pinchas Zukerman and the National Arts Centre Orchestra, and performed with the Tokyo Quartet and Joshua Bell. Parker has recorded for Telarc with André Previn, Yoel Levi, and Peter Schickele. A versatile performer, he has jammed with Doc Severinsen and Bobby McFerrin, and collaborated with Audra McDonald and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Mr. Parker was awarded his country’s highest honor, the Order of Canada, in 1999.

Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets:  Box: $35  /   Orchestra: $25  /   Mezzanine: $20

 

How to Purchase Tickets:

Tickets are available for purchase at the Lynn University Box Office, located in the Wold Performing Arts Center at 3601 N. Military Trail. Tickets also may be purchased online at www.lynn.edu/tickets or by phone at 561.237.9000.

 

About Lynn University:

Founded in 1962 as Marymount College, Lynn University operates the Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Orchestra in Boca Raton. The conservatory has grown and earned international acclaim, attracting world-renowned faculty and gifted student-musicians. Its mission – “to  provide high quality professional performance education for gifted young musicians, and to set a superior standard for music performance worldwide” – emphasizes its commitment to engaging the Palm Beach County cultural community. With the opening of the new Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center in April 2010, the Philharmonia now performs in its own concert hall on the Lynn campus.

 

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