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Call for applications: Mellon Summer Research Fellows in Environmental Humanities ( December 6, 2018 to January 23, 2019 )

January 22, 2019

January 2019 – Course Design Institute

January 22, 2019 to January 24, 2019
January 2019 – Course Design Institute

The January Course Design Institute is a three-day institute where participants – individually or in teams – design or redesign a portion of a course using evidence-based course design principles to enhance student learning. Specifically, participants will focus on connecting course learning outcomes with assessments and teaching strategies. The Course Design Institute strives to expand  More

Posted December 3 at 2:18 pm
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Posted By Celeste Lessard

February 15, 2019

#BernsteinAt100: Children and Art

2/15/19 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
#BernsteinAt100: Children and Art

Arguably America’s most iconic musical theater composer, Stephen Sondheim’s early career successes include his work as a lyricist for Leonard Benstein’s “West Side Story” and “Candide”. Colby College Chorale and the Colby-Kennebec Choral Society will present solo and ensemble numbers from Sondheim’s catalogue, including “Sweeney Todd”, “Sunday in the Park with George”, and “Anyone Can  More

Posted October 9 at 10:02 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

March 2, 2019

The Modernistics–Song and Dance from the Great American Songbook (Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund)

3/2/19 7:30 pm
Page Commons, Cotter Union
The Modernistics–Song and Dance from the Great American Songbook (Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund)

Held at Colby College, join Boston’s stellar jazz ensemble The Modernistics for a toe-tapping show of music and dance from The Great American Songbook. The group performs hits by Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, and other master tunesmiths, including high-energy numbers like “Sunny Side of the Street,” “Paper Moon,” “Top Hat,” “Crazy Rhythm,” and  More

Posted September 28 at 11:14 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

March 9, 2019

Journey to Italy: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

3/9/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Journey to Italy: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

It’s often said that Verdi was to opera what Beethoven was to the symphony—in its third program of the season, the orchestra has both: Verdi’s popular Overture to La Forza del destino, a selection of opera scenes from his La Traviata, and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Shuttle service to the chapel will be available from the  More

Posted September 28 at 11:16 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

March 16, 2019

Potpourri: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

3/16/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Potpourri: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

A showcase of music that is fun to play. Works include the spectacular Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold and the completion of our Lord of the Rings cycle with a performance of Johan de Meij’s “Gandalf” and “Elvenwood” movements. J.S. Bach’s “Komm’, Süßer Tod,” Tania León’s “Alegre,” “Foundry” by John Mackey, and John Philip  More

Posted September 28 at 11:19 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 6, 2019

Wordplay: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

4/6/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Wordplay: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

A panoply of puns! A manifestation of musical merriment! A fanfare of frivolous tomfoolery! Colby College Collegium will present Orazio Vecchi’s 1604 madrigal cycle Le veglie di Siena (Night Games of Siena), a work filled with witticisms, wordplay, and wholesome, wholehearted wizardry of all genres. Collegium will be joined by a quintet of early music  More

Posted September 28 at 11:22 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 13, 2019

From Dizzy: Colby College Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

4/13/19 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium, Bixler Art and Music Center
From Dizzy: Colby College Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

We explore the roots of bebop first planted by Dizzy Gillespie in the Latin jazz featured in his later work. Gillespie’s compositions “Con Alma,” “Manteca,” and “Salt Peanuts” will be featured along with works by composers associated with Gillespie’s career such as Cab Calloway, Arturo Sandoval, Tito Puente, Chuck Mangione, Esperanza Spalding, and Paquito de  More

Posted September 28 at 11:24 am
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Posted By Christina Steeves

April 27, 2019

Choral Masterwork, Saturday Performance

Lorimer Chapel
Choral Masterwork, Saturday Performance

In their final two performances of the season, the orchestra, Colby Chorale, and the Colby Kennebec Chorale Society present Schubert’s monumental Mass in E-flat Major no. 6 and Grieg’s famous Peer Gynt Suite no. 1. These performances will also feature the winner of the 2019 annual concerto competition. These concerts take place on Saturday, April  More

Posted November 29 at 12:15 pm
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Phone 2078595670
Posted By Katherine Morena

April 28, 2019

Choral Masterwork, Sunday Performance

Lorimer Chapel
Choral Masterwork, Sunday Performance

In their final two performances of the season, the orchestra, Colby Chorale, and the Colby Kennebec Chorale Society present Schubert’s monumental Mass in E-flat Major no. 6 and Grieg’s famous Peer Gynt Suite no. 1. These performances will also feature the winner of the 2019 annual concerto competition. These concerts take place on Saturday, April  More

Posted November 29 at 12:16 pm
Contact Tina Steeves
Phone 2078595670
Posted By Katherine Morena