A tribute to American jazz trumpeter and composer Lew Soloff. He was a seminal member of Blood, Sweat and Tears, playing trumpet on their famous Spinning Wheel song and a consummate fixture in the NYC jazz scene. This concert marks the Pennsylvania debut of the memorial album dedicated to Soloff’s memoryz. Bill Warfield, director.
Recent and not so recent music inspired by two distinguished cultures: works by Puccini, Wolf, Valtinoni, Karchin and Salerni. Featured artists include Blair MacMillen, pianoforte; Marisa Karchin, soprano; Jessica Bowers, mezzosoprano; and the Dalí Quartet.
Voices raised in celebration of the great melting pot of American music – composed by those born here or who came here–from Barbershop to Bernstein and more! Steven Sametz, artistic director; Sun Min Lee, associate director. Lehigh University Choral Arts website
Lehigh students, jazz faculty and local professional musicians perform contemporary big band jazz and funk from Fletcher Henderson to Thad Jones. Bill Warfield, director.
The ensembles perform contemporary and traditional jazz. Bill Warfield, director.
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.
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.
Lehigh University Choral Arts presents its annual Christmas gift to the community. Steven Sametz, director; Sun Min Lee, associate director. Early arrival suggested.