Lynn University Invites Public To 15 Musical Performances

Lynn News

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Lynn University) —  Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 15 musical performances during February and March 2018.
Lynn Conservatory of Music concerts run through next May in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, the Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall or the Snyder Sanctuary, all located on Lynn’s Boca Raton campus. The Gingerbread Holiday Concert will be held at Boca Raton Resort and Club.
February
Feb. 1
An Evening of Chamber Music & Poems
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Snyder Sanctuary
Tickets: $10
Feb. 9
Violin Master Class with Elmar Oliveira
Internationally renowned performer Elmar Oliveira, Lynn’s Distinguished Artist in Residence, is a devoted teacher and promoter of young violinists. He was the first violinist to receive the coveted Avery Fisher Prize and the first and only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at Moscow’s prestigious Tchaikovsky International Competition.
Fridays: 7 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: FREE
Feb. 15
Marc Vallon Bassoon Recital
A native of Paris, Vallon holds degrees in bassoon and chamber music from the Paris Conservatoire, as well as a degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne. For twenty years, he performed with the Baroque Orchestra of Amsterdam, and is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Baroque bassoon. Vallon will give a master class on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $20
Feb. 16
Bassoon Master Class with Marc Vallon
Marc Vallon is currently the professor of bassoon at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Friday: 7 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: FREE
Feb. 22
From the Studio of Roberta Rust: Piano Passion
This is an annual celebration of young keyboard talent from the Conservatory of Music.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $10
Feb. 24–25
Lynn Philharmonia No. 5
Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 4 p.m.
Conductor: Jon Robertson
Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Neruda: Concerto for Trumpet in E-flat
Featuring Marc Reese, trumpet
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $50 for box, $40 for orchestra, $35 for mezzanine
Sponsors: Myron and Arlyne Weinberg
March
March 1
Dean’s Showcase No. 3
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $10
March 15
Guest Bassoonist Scott Pool
International Recitalist and Recording Artist Scott Pool currently serves as the professor of Texas A&M Corpus Christi, and is the director of the Talis Music Festival in Switzerland, as well as the Orfeo Music Festival in Italy. In addition to the moving Sonata for Bassoon and Piano by John Steinmetz, this concert will highlight music from Scott Pool’s upcoming CD, Solo, that explores a wide range of music for unaccompanied bassoon.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $20
March 17–18
Milk and Honey
A collaborative concert of the Lynn Philharmonia Orchestra and the Live at Lynn Series, this showcase musical features a full cast of professional stage performers who bring this delightful show to life in honor of the 70th anniversary of the birth of Israel. Derived from Israeli folk music and dance, the show’s book is by Don Appell with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. The underlying thread of the story is the fierce love Israeli pioneers have for their new freedom in the Promised Land, as it reveals two touching romances: one is between a mature American widow in Israel as a tourist and a retired American businessman visiting his married daughter.
Saturday: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 4 p.m.
Jan McArt, director and producer
Terence Kirchgessner, conductor, Lynn Philharmonia
Arthur Barnes, musical director
Jay Stuart, playing Phil Arkin, originally played by Robert Weede
Rachel Klein, paying Ruth Stein
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Tickets: Individual tickets are $70 for Box, $55 for Orchestra and $50 for Mezzanine
Sponsor: Elaine Johnson Wold
March 22
Mostly Music Series: Debussy
A crucial figure in the transition to the modern era in Western music, Claude Debussy remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. He was the most prominent figure in developing “impressionistic” music, although he intensely disliked the term when applied to his own music, which often reflected the activities and turbulence in his life in French literary circles.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $20
March 24
John Oliveira String Competition Finals
Open to the public, this musical competition features Lynn’s most talented string players in the final round. The winner will be presented on April 29. This competition is made possible by a gift from violinist Elmar Oliveira, brother and student of John Oliveira.
Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: FREE
March 29
Guillermo Figueroa Violin Recital
Guillermo Figueroa, Lynn Philharmonia Music Director and Violin Professor, and renowned pianist Ivonne Figueroa, perform masterworks by Schubert, Prokofiev, Ravel, Glazunov and Falla. The brother-sister duo are members of the fourth generation of Puerto Rico’s most distinguished musical family.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Schubert: Sonatine No. 1 in D Major
Prokofiev: Sonata No 1 in F minor
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Glazunov: Grand Adagio from the ballet Raymonda
Falla: Spanish Dance from La Vida Breve
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $20
How to Purchase Tickets:
Tickets may be purchased in person at the Lynn University box office, located in the Wold at 3601 N. Military Trail, online at events.lynn.edu or by phone at +1 561-237-9000.
About Lynn University
Lynn University is an independent college based in Boca Raton, Florida, with approximately 3,000 students from 100 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Lynn as the top international university in the region. Lynn’s NCAA Division II Fighting Knights have won 23 national titles, its Conservatory of Music features a world-renowned faculty of performers, and its nationally recognized Institute for Achievement and Learning empowers students with learning differences. The school’s Dialogues curriculum and award-winning iPad program help Lynn graduates gain the intellectual flexibility and global experience to fulfill their potential in an ever-changing world. For more information, visit lynn.edu.
About the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University
The 750-seat Wold Performing Arts Center, located on Lynn’s campus in the heart of Boca Raton, is easily accessible by both I-95 and the Florida Turnpike. Recently ranked by Best Value Schools, an online publication, as one of the “25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers,” the Wold features superb acoustics, a modern lighting system, a large, light-filled lobby, and flexible space well-suited for dramatic productions, concerts and other cultural events. With an elegant salon, outdoor sunset terrace and intimate black-box studio, this new center is home to numerous concerts and events, including professional theatrical performances by the theatre arts program’s Libby Dodson’s Live at Lynn Theatre Series, the Live at Lynn American Songbook Series, and Jan McArt’s New Play Reading Series, as well as performances from the Lynn University Conservatory of Music and the drama department in the College of International Communication. For more information, visit lynn.edu/events.