Tag: Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts

French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

French Poetry and Dance Discussion, ‘French Connections’ Preview March 27

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Experience French dance and poetry as Karlovsky & Company Dance offers a preview of their upcoming “French Connections” concert at COCA. Dawn Karlovsky, director of Karlovsky & Company Dance, will be joined by Lionel Cuille, the Jane and Bruce Robert Chair in French and Francophone Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, for a […]

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Centennial Faculty ‘Talks of the Century’ April 6 with Gregg, Jensen, Schuster

Centennial Faculty ‘Talks of the Century’ April 6 with Gregg, Jensen, Schuster

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The final event in the Webster University Centennial’s “Illuminate Your Mind: Faculty Talks of the Century” series is April 6, 2015, with inspiring 25-minute talks from faculty members Ryan Gregg in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and Scott Jensen and Joseph Schuster in the School of Communications. The talks begin at 7 p.m.* […]

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Bob Chamberlin’s ‘Last Lecture’ March 19

Bob Chamberlin’s ‘Last Lecture’ March 19

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Longtime music professor Bob Chamberlin will present a “Last Lecture” at noon on Thursday, March 19, in the Thompson Music Building recital hall. This lecture, on a topic of Bob’s choosing, is part of the Department of Music’s celebration of Chamberlin’s life and career as he prepares to retire in May after 42 years on […]

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Snapshot: Chamber Singers touring 12 schools in three states over Spring Break

Snapshot: Chamber Singers touring 12 schools in three states over Spring Break

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University Chamber Singers, led by Trent Patterson, are on a Spring Break 2015 tour this week. The group started in Springfield on Friday and sang at the Community of Christ Temple in Independence, Missouri, on Sunday. School visits in Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma are set for the next four days. The tour commenced with […]

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Famous Guitarist Olivier Chassain in Concert with Webster Chamber Orchestra March 1

Famous Guitarist Olivier Chassain in Concert with Webster Chamber Orchestra March 1

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

World famous classical guitarist Olivier Chassain will be in concert with the Webster University Chamber Orchestra March 1 at 7 p.m. on the Community Music School stage. Chassain is professor of guitar at the famed Paris Conservatory. He has recorded for various labels, among which “Almost a song” (Metronome recordings) was awarded the “Choc” of […]

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Chamber Singers to Perform at The Sheldon March 4, Tickets Available

Chamber Singers to Perform at The Sheldon March 4, Tickets Available

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Webster community are invited to the Webster University Chamber Singers home concert on Wednesday, March 4, at 7.30 p.m. inside the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis. The concert will feature music the 20-voice choir will take on tour to various stops in Missouri (Springfield, Columbia, Kansas City); Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Wichita, […]

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Snapshot: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Weeklong Department of Music Residency

Snapshot: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Weeklong Department of Music Residency

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Grammy-award winning soprano Christine Brewer‘s week of lessons, master classes, and a final concert with vocal students as visiting professor in the Department of Music in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts concluded on Feb. 20. During her residency at Webster University, Brewer met with more than 25 students, ranging from freshman through graduate, conducting […]

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Upcoming Department of Music Performances: Jazz, faculty recitals, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble

Upcoming Department of Music Performances: Jazz, faculty recitals, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience upcoming musical offerings in late February and early March: The Webster University Jazz Collective celebrates Black History Month, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Winifred Moore Auditorium Faculty Recital: Martha J. Hart, mezzo-soprano and friends “Music for Voice and Violin”, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m., Winifred Moore Auditorium […]

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Intro to Global Dance: ‘Cloud-breaking’ course takes dance online, into GCP

Intro to Global Dance: ‘Cloud-breaking’ course takes dance online, into GCP

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

How do you have a dance class online? Webster University students from across the globe are actively addressing that question in the Department of Dance’s flagship online course: Introduction to Global Dance. Adjunct faculty member Betsy Brandt, an interdisciplinary scholar and dancer, choreographer, teacher, dramaturge, and writer, created the eight-week course as the first online […]

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Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

Webster Hosts Tymberly Canale, Linas Phillips for Spring Choreography Residency

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University hosted New York-based choreographer and Webster alumna Tymberly Canale, and Los Angeles actor-writer-director Linas Phillips, for a weeklong residency Wednesday Feb. 11-18, with their piece to be performed in April by students in the Department of Dance of Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Canale and Phillips delivered an audition and […]

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