Lynn University Conservatory of Music Will Offer 18 Performances in March and April

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Lynn University Conservatory of Music Will Offer 18 Performances in March and April

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today invited fans of classical music to 18 performances during March and April, including a three-show presentation of the Lerner & Loewe hit musical Gigi.

March 14-15

Gigi

+ Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

+ Music by Frederick Loewe

+ Based on a novel by Colette

"Elaine's annual musical treat" is a collaborative concert by the Lynn Philharmonia Orchestra and the Live at Lynn Series. This showcase musical features a full cast of professional stage performers who bring this delightful show to life. Lerner and Loewe's musical comedy is about a free-spirited young girl living in Paris at the turn of the 20th century and the wealthy young playboy who falls in love with her as she is transformed into a poised courtesan. Includes songs Thank Heaven for Little Girls and I Remember It Well. Glamorous Palm Beach philanthropist Lois Pope, who was a singer-actress earlier in her career, is returning to the stage as one of the headliners in this dazzling production.

Saturday: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Jan McArt, producer and director

Terence Kirchgessner, conductor, Lynn Philharmonia

Gordon Roberts, musical director

Arthur Barnes, assistant. musical director

Rome Saladino, choreographer

Jerry Sturdefant, costumer

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: Individual tickets are $70 for Box, $55 for Orchestra and $50 for Mezzanine

Exclusive production sponsor: Elaine Johnson Wold

Note: As produced by Edwin Lester for the Los Angeles and San Francisco Civic Light Opera Associations and by Saint Subber for Broadway. Gigi is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK www.tamswitmark.com.

March 19

Viola Master Class with Karen Dreyfus

Karen Dreyfus gives a viola master class featuring Lynn's young artists.

Thursday: 7 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

March 19

Evening of Chamber Music & Poems

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Snyder Sanctuary

Tickets: $10

March 21

John Oliveira String Competition Final

Open to the public, this competition showcases Lynn's talented string players in the final round. The winner will be presented on Sunday, April 26. A generous gift from violinist Elmar Oliveira, brother and student of John Oliveira, makes this competition possible.

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: FREE

March 22

Violin Master Class with Glenn Dicterow

Mr. Dicterow, known as concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic for 34 years, an all-time record in that major orchestral position, became the first holder of the Robert Mann Chair in Strings and Chamber Music at the USC Thornton School of Music in 2013. He is also the Chairman of the Orchestral Performance Program at New York's Manhattan School of Music. He is as dedicated to passing along a great musical legacy as he once was to his orchestral work, while maintaining an active career as an orchestral soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.

Sunday: 10 a.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

March 23

Alumnus Pianist Ross Salvosa Mini-Recital and Master Class

Ross Salvosa is a faculty member of the Chopin Academy of Music in Washington, chairman and artistic director of Music Without Borders Society, outreach coordinator of the Seattle International Piano Competition and festival and artistic director of Concordia Arts Group. Under the mentorship of Roberta Rust, he received his B.M. and M.M. from Lynn Conservatory of Music, where he was recipient of the National Arts and Letters scholarship award. Salvosa has an extensive range of solo, concerto and chamber music repertoire and has performed in concert venues around the world. His recital includes the complete Chopin Etudes, Op. 10 and the Scriabin Sonata No. 4.

Monday: 2 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

March 25

Elmar Oliveira Violin Master Class

Distinguished Artist-in-Residence Elmar Oliveira is known for his impeccable artistry and remains the first and only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at Moscow's prestigious Tchaikovsky International Competition. He is also founder of the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition that is held triennially at Lynn University. Mr. Oliveira hosts a recital with Sheng-Yuan at the piano featuring works by Mendelssohn, Bach and Ravel.

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

March 26

Elmar Oliveira Violin Recital

With Sheng-Yuan Kuan, this recital will feature works by Mendelssohn, Bach and Ravel.

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $20

March 28

Happy 20th Anniversary!
A Conservatory Extravaganza

This musical extravaganza features five separate and simultaneous performances. One ticket opens all doors to faculty and student performances, with complimentary food and drink. Enjoy all aspects of the conservatory community in a relaxed and intimate setting.

Saturday: 4-7 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $30

April 13

Piano Master Class with Alexander Wasserman

Pianist Wasserman has performed in chamber music concerts with members of the Atlanta Symphony and New York Philharmonic, and he has appeared as a solo recitalist on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago. Wasserman is on faculty at Reinhardt University in Georgia and is artist director of the Reinhardt Piano Festival and Academy.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

April 16

Piano Center Stage:

From the Studio of Roberta Rust

In this annual celebration of piano talent from the studio of Roberta Rust, Conservatory piano majors will perform a variety of solo piano repertoire with commentary by Rust.

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $10

April 18-19

Lynn Philharmonia No. 5

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Conductor: Guillermo Figueroa

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, op. 43

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante

Jonah Kim, cello *

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, op. 45

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $50 for box, $40 for orchestra, $35 for mezzanine

* Lynn Conservatory alumnus

April 23

Dean's Showcase No. 4

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $10

April 25

Class of 2020 in Concert

A salute to the graduating class as they serenade patrons who have supported them in their pursuit of musical mastery.

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $10

April 26

John Oliveira String Competition Winner's Recital

Lynn presents the winner of the 4th Annual John Oliveira String Competition.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: FREE

How to Purchase Tickets:

Individual tickets may be purchased in person at the Lynn University box office, located in the Wold at 3601 N. Military Trail, online at lynn.edu/events or by phone at +1 561-237-9000.


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