Events: Music Department

Lehigh University Zoellner - Hell's Kitchen Funk Orchestra
09/19/2015 - 8:00pm

NYC-based Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra, an offshoot of NY Jazz Rep, pays tribute to hard-bop
era saxophonist Cannonball Adderley’s hit album from 1966. Bill Warfield, director.


09/20/2015 - 3:00pm

Works by Jan Jirásek, Ofer Ben-Amots and Paul Salerni. Featuring the premiere of Salerni’s song cycle on poems by Dana Gioia entitled For Love or Money.


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Lehigh University Zoellner - LU Philharmonic: Autumn Romantics
09/25/2015 - 8:00pm, 09/26/2015 - 8:00pm

Celebrate Lehigh’s Sesquicentennial with selected works showcasing the university’s founding year of 1865. Repertoire: Tchaikovsky, Romeo & Juliet Overture; Schubert, Unfinished Symphony; and Beethoven’s majestic Violin Concerto, performed by Michael Jorgensen. Eugene Albulescu, director.

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09/27/2015 - 3:00pm

A faculty duet recital features Poulenc, Rossini, Brahms and more.


Lehigh University Zoellner - LU Jazz Repertory Orchestra: A Tribute to the Big Bands
10/23/2015 - 8:00pm

The ensemble performs a jumpin' jam-filled tribute to the golden era of big band music. Bill Warfield, director.


LU Choral Arts: A Child's Requiem
11/06/2015 - 8:00pm, 11/07/2015 - 8:00pm

Director Steven Sametz’s prize-winning oratorio is a moving tribute to the school children, teachers and administrators lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, in 2012, setting words written by area elementary school children in response to tragedy and griefClick here to learn more about the composition.   

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Lehigh University Zoellner - LU Jazz Ensemble, Funk Band & Combo
11/13/2015 - 8:00pm

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


11/22/2015 - 3:00pm

Trumpeter Bill Warfield joins the group for works with a jazz flair featuring Shostakovich’s Jazz Suite No. 2 and Flowerdale by Philip Sparke. David Diggs, director. 


12/04/2015 - 8:00pm, 12/05/2015 - 8:00pm

Lehigh’s Director of Africana Studies and Professor of English, James Peterson, narrates Aaron Copland’s A Lincoln Portrait, in a concert commemorating the year 1865. Also on the program: Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 5. Eugene Albulescu, director.

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12/06/2015 - 4:00pm, 12/06/2015 - 8:00pm

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