Lynn University Sets February Concert Schedule

BOCA RATON, FL ( — Our friends at Lynn University have updated us with the school’s concert schedule for February. If music is your thing, you may enjoy the following events:

Faculty Concert

February 4 – 7:30 p.m.  (Saturday)


Join Lynn’s distinguished ArtistinResidence, violinist Elmar Oliveira, and his esteemed faculty colleague, Tao Lin, for an exciting evening of diverse music. Oliveira and Lin will perform works by Mozart, Lekeu, Beethoven and Ravel.

Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

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


Mostly Music Series

Mostly Music is a unique concert series featuring Lynn Conservatory’s faculty members, students and guest artists. Mostly Music is conceived and hosted by Marshall Turkin and staged by Jan McArt.


February 9 – 7:30 p.m.  (Thursday)

Mostly Music:  MENDELSSOHN

Felix Mendelssohn (1809‐1847) was born just 18 years after Mozart’s death and many regarded him as Mozart’s heir. Like Mozart, he too would have a very short life span but during his brief 38 years he composed some of our best‐loved masterpieces. In addition to his brilliant musical creativity he was a wonderful correspondent writing about his visits with such people as Queen Victoria and Goethe.

AmarnickGoldstein Concert Hall

Tickets:  $20


Faculty Concert

February 12 – 4 p.m.  (Sunday)


Celebrating 20 Years

With this program, pianist Roberta Rust celebrates 20 years of service as artist and educator at the Conservatory. The recital features the Mozart Fantasy in C minor, K. 475, Beethoven Sonata Op. 110, and Chopin Etude Op. 10 No. 12 Revolutionary, Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2, and Scherzo No. 2. Rust will also mark the John Cage centenary(19122012) at this concert, with performances of his 4’33’’, A Room, Quest, and In a Landscape.

Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets:  $20


Student Performances

February 16 – 7:30 p.m.  (Thursday)

Dean’s Showcase No. 3

Sponsored by Margaret Westervelt

AmarnickGoldstein Concert Hall

Tickets:  $10


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.


February 18 – 7:30 p.m.  (Saturday)

February 19 – 4 p.m.  (Sunday)

John Nelson, Guest Conductor

+ Dvorak  /  Symphony No. 7

+ Beethoven  /  Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano

(Carol Cole, Violin; David Cole, Cello; Jon Robertson, Piano)

Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

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


Student Performances

February 23 – 7:30 p.m.  (Thursday)

Strings Concert

With pianist Tao Lin, enjoy hearing the wonderful violinists, violists, cellists and bassists from the studios of Elmar Oliveira, Carol Cole, Ralph Fielding, David Cole and Timothy Cobb.

Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets:  $10


Feb. 25 – 3 p.m. (Saturday)

Piano Master Class with Anne Epperson

Pianist Anne Epperson enjoys a distinguished career as a performer, recording artist, teacher and clinician. Newly appointed as Professor of Collaborative Piano at the University of Colorado at Boulder’s School of Music, she has been Professor of Music and Director of Collaborative Arts at the University of California – Santa Barbara since 2001. From 1985 – 2001 she was head of the Collaborative Piano Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has been a guest performer and coach at the Sarasota Music Festival, the Garth Newel Summer Festival, the Taos Chamber Music Festival, the Scotia Festival, Chamber Music Northwest and the Aspen Music Festival, among others. Lynn Conservatory piano students will perform.

Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall |FREE



February 26 – 4 p.m.  (Sunday)

From the Studio of Roberta Rust:

Back to Baroque

This Baroque infused concert features gifted Conservatory piano students in works by Baroque masters and composers from later generations inspired by the era. Roberta Rust will provide commentary about the music throughout the program.

Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets:  $10


Feb. 27 – 4 p.m. (Monday)

Piano Master Class with David Northington

David Northington, professor of music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has performed concerts and concerto engagements throughout the United States, eastern and western Europe, Canada, China and Russia and led master classes at many of the leading conservatories in these countries. Northington has been a professor of music at UT Knoxville since 1977. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from Yale University School of Music. Students performing are from the studio of Roberta Rust.

Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall |FREE


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 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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