Events: Music Department

12/01/2018 - 8:00pm

The ensembles perform contemporary and traditional jazz. Bill Warfield, director.


12/02/2018 - 3:00pm

The Wind Ensemble explores the varied musical styles of the year 1968. Program will include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Music for Prague 1968 by Karel Husa. David Diggs, director. 


12/07/2018 - 8:00pm, 12/08/2018 - 8:00pm

This popular annual concert highlights student soloists playing concerto movements with the orchestra followed by full orchestra. Repertoire: Bernstein’s Overture to Candide, Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante défunte and selections from DeFalla’s Three-Cornered Hat Suite. Eugene Albulescu, director.

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12/09/2018 - 4:00pm, 12/09/2018 - 8:00pm

Lehigh University Choral Arts presents its annual Christmas gift to the community. Steven Sametz, director; Sun Min Lee, associate director.  Early arrival suggested.

02/17/2019 - 3:00pm

Classic American jazz from Cole Porter to Stevie Wonder and more.  Bill Warfield, director.


03/02/2019 - 8:00pm

Premiere of a one-act dance opera by Paul Salerni based on a libretto by Dana Gioia, California’s Poet Laureate. Also included on the program is Salerni’s Daliance, five movements for string quartet and percussion with featured artists Michael Spencer Phillips, choreographer/dancer, the Dalí Quartet and Miles Salerni, percussion. 
Mature content warning: This performance contains adult language and situations.


03/03/2019 - 3:00pm

The quintet performs Kleine Kammermusik by Paul Hindemith, Six Bagatelles by György Ligeti, and Sinfonietta Italiana by Paul Salerni. Robin Kani, flute; David Diggs, oboe; Deborah Andrus, clarinet; Jonathan Clark, French horn; Ping Liang, bassoon


03/29/2019 - 8:00pm, 03/30/2019 - 8:00pm

Join current and alumni singers for our kick-off concert celebrating Lehigh Choral Arts 150th anniversary. Trace the beginnings of Lehigh’s strong choral tradition, from a mandolin and barbershop octet in 1869, to one of the premier university choral programs in the nation. Steven Sametz, artistic director; Sun Min Lee, associate director.  

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04/06/2019 - 8:00pm

Lehigh University faculty, students and professional musicians interpret the compositions and arrangements of the Big Band songbook. Bill Warfield, director.


04/07/2019 - 3:00pm

Jorgensen and pianist Steve Beck present music from the 20th-century that features a view into the complexities of a changing world. The tragically haunted Shostakovich Violin Sonata is juxtaposed with the Prokofiev’s romantic Five Melodies, Bartok’s folk-flavored Rhapsody No. 1 and Debussy’s fresh-spirited Violin Sonata.