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Music Performance Calendar

Yemoja, Queen of Creation & Water
Khemya Mitrahina
Elizabeth Neff, pianist!
April 20, 7:30 p.m.
Taube Center

Master of Fine Arts Project

A celebration of the goddess Yemoja, who originated with the Yoruba in West Africa, and made her way across the Atlantic to Cuba and South America. Program includes a song by Brazilian Marlos Nobre, a poem accompanied by xylophone, and drums with solo Afro-Cuban-Yoruba dance.

From the Top
Felicity Morris
Clint Cancio, pianist
April 20, 8:30 p.m.
Taube Center

Bachelor of Fine Arts Musical Theatre Project

Musical theater vocal and dance styles from origins through the present.

Lauren Cabrera, soprano
Brennah Kemmerly, mezzo-soprano
Heather Razo, pianist
April 24, 7:30 p.m.
Taube Center

Junior and Master of Fine Arts Recital

OperaRocks
April 21, 7:30 p.m., April 23, 7:30 p.m.
Taube Center

Arias from LAKME, DON GIOVANNI, TARTUFFE, LA SONNAMBULA, THE TENDER LAND… and chamber songs by Bellini. All sung and staged by students. Debra Lambert & Elizabeth Neff at the piano.

Songs from the Hart
Juan Castro
April 22, 7:30 p.m., April 23, 2 p.m.
Taube Center

Bachelor of Fine Arts Musical Theatre Project

An original musical written by senior Juan Castro, delving into the lives and music of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. Featuring Joseph Hill, Brennah Kemmerly, Juan Castro, Delaney Corbitt, Lauren Cabrera, Noah Boger, Samantha Sandy, Christian Mirto. Kathleen Nelson at the piano.

The Baker’s Wife in Musicals
Sarah Griner
Daniel Lockert, pianist
April 24, 2 p.m.
Taube Center

Master of Fine Arts Lecture Recital

The Baker’s Wife is not a real fairy tale character, but she has been the star of two iconic musicals in the last 25 years. Stephen Schwarz’s The Baker’s Wife was based on a 1938 film. Sondheim and Lapine invented their baker’s wife for Into the Woods. What is the draw of this story and this character?

Camerata Chamber Ensemble
April 28, 7:30 p.m., April 29, 7:30 p.m.
Taube Center

A celebration of spring, including a many-handed piano arrangement of Mendelssohn’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” and student compositions. Dr. Michael Schmitz, Director

Aimee Puentes, soprano
Elizabeth Neff, pianist
April 30, 7:30 p.m.
Taube Center

Master of Fine Arts Recital

Melissa Padilla, soprano
Elizabeth Neff, pianist
Sunday, May 1, 4 p.m.
Taube Center

Bachelor of Fine Arts recital

Past Performances This Season

  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, October 16 – 25, 2015
  • Voci, December 5, 2015
  • Camerata, December 6 and 7, 2015
  • Noël, December 11 – 13, 2015
  • In the Heights, February 26 – March 12, 2016
  • Voci!, April 16, 2016

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