The Weekly Event Breakdown (Week of April 7th)
To begin the week, Concert Chorale presents “Images: A Choral Tapestry” on April 7th in the Weis Center for Performing Arts. The director, William Payn, will lead the ensemble with a selection of modern choral music including “Go, Lovely Rose” by Eric Whitacre, “Amor De Mi Alma” by Z. Randall Stroope,” and “Images” by Rob Landes. In addition, the program will feature some Broadway favorites, including songs from shows like “Wicked” and “Les Miserables.” The performance will also include accompaniment by a jazz trio and a stage band. The performance is free and open to the public, so definitely show up this Sunday at 2:30PM for this contemporary concert.
On Tuesday, South African flugelhornist, trumpeter, bandleader, composer, singer, and political activist Hugh Masekela will perform at 7:30PM in the Weis Center. The Grammy Award-winner has released more than 40 albums and performed with many famous musicians including Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder. He is known worldwide for his musical and political influences in the U.S. and South Africa. The U.S. Virgin Islands even proclaimed “Hugh Masekela Day” in March 2011. Make sure to buy tickets so you can see this celeb performance on April 9th! Tickets are sold at the Campus Box Office: $20 for adults, $16 for seniors, $10 for youth and college students.
Thursday, April 11th, the international performers of the Trio Festivale will present an evening of multi-cultural chamber music. With Sabrina Hu on flute, Gerard Peregrine on cello, and visiting professor Cathal Breslin on piano, the performance is sure to capture the attention of those in the Rooke Recital Hall audience. The group has toured throughout the U.S., Europe, Korea, and China. This performance will be at 7:30PM and is free to the public. The Music Department encourages all students to attend!
To end the week, the Bucknell University Orchestra will present their final concert this Saturday at 7:30PM in the Weis Center. The ensemble is conducted by Christopher Para as they present a large program including selections from the video game “World of Warcraft.” You definitely won’t want to miss April 13th’s free concert comprised of performers who are your own peers and professors.
That's it for this week!
|Concert Chorale||Choral Concert||Weis Center Auditorium||Sunday, April 7th @ 2:30 P.M.||Free|
|Hugh Masekela||South African Music Concert||Weis Center Auditorium||Tuesday, April 9th @ 7:30 P.M.||$10 for students|
|Trio Festivale Recital||Chamber Music Recital||Rooke Recital Hall||Thursday, April 11th @ 7:30 P.M.||Free|
|Go Greek FestRufus Reid and Bucknell Jazz Band||Fraternity DJ BattleJazz Performance||KDR/Lambda FieldWeis Center Auditorium||Friday, April 12th @ 5:00 P.M.Friday, April 12th @ 8:00 P.M.||FreeFree|
|Bucknell University Orchestra||Orchestral Concert||Weis Center Auditorium||Saturday, April 13th @ 7:30 P.M.||Free|