Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Launches Season with 14 Concerts in September and October

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Launches Season with 14 Concerts in September and October

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today announced the launch of the 2017-18 season with 14 concerts in September and October.

Lynn Conservatory of Music concerts run from September through May in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnon Wold Performing Arts Center, the Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall or the Snyder Sanctuary, all located on Lynn's Boca Raton campus.

September

Sept. 7

An Evening of Woodwind Chamber Music

Come join Lynn faculty member Eric Van der Veer Varner and special guests Francesca Arnone and David Gilliland for an evening of music featuring flute, bassoon, and piano. The unique blend of wood, silver, and ivory lend a special touch to the music of Camille Saint-Saens, Steven Hough, Michael Schachter, and American Jazz legend Chick Corea.

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets: $20

Sept. 18

Pianist Mei-Hsuan Huang

Pianist Mei-Hsuan Huang is on faculty at Iowa State University and is member of the Amara Piano Quartet. The program will be a mini-recital followed by a master class.

  • Monday: 2 p.m.

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

Tickets: FREE

Sept. 23-24

Lynn Philharmonia No. 1

  • Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 4 p.m.
  • Conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 88 in G Major
  • Sortomme: Violin Concerto

Elmar Oliveira, violin

  • Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from Swan Lake

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

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

October

October 3

Michael Tsalka-BACHFEST!

Guest keyboardist Michael Tsalka performs JS Bach's Goldberg Variations on the Lynn harpsichord and fortepiano.

  • Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets: $20

October 4

Michael Tsalka-BACHFEST!

Guest keyboardist Michael Tsalka performs JS Bach's Art of Fugue on the Steinway piano.

  • Wednesday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Snyder Sanctuary

Tickets: $10

Oct. 8

2017 Lynn Concerto Competition Final Round

Finalists perform before guest judges Raymond Gniewek, violinist (Former Concertmaster Metropolitan Opera Orchestra) and Marina Lomazov, piano (University of South Carolina). Winners perform as soloists with the Lynn Philharmonia Nov. 11-12, with Maestro Guillermo Figueroa conducting.

  • Sunday: 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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

Tickets: FREE

Oct. 12

An Evening of Chamber Music & Poems

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Snyder Sanctuary

Tickets: $10

Oct. 19

Juliana Mesa-Jaramillo Bassoon Recital

Join Colombian native Juliana Mesa-Jaramillo for an evening of bassoon music! Mesa-Jaramillo is the owner of JMG Reeds, and is currently completing her doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previously, she held positions with the Orquesta Sinfónica EAFIT in Bogota, Colombia, where she was an active freelance musician.

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets: $20

Oct. 21-22

Lynn Philharmonia No. 2

  • Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 4 p.m.
  • Conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
  • Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
  • Featuring a world premiere by the 2017 Lynn Composition Competition winner

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

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

Sponsor: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Oct. 26

Dean's Showcase No. 1

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets: $10

Oct. 27

Violin Master Class with Elmar Oliveira

Internationally renowned performer Elmar Oliveira, Lynn's Distinguished Artist in Residence, is a devoted teacher and promoter of young violinists. He was the first violinist to receive the coveted Avery Fisher Prize and the first and only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at Moscow's prestigious Tchaikovsky International Competition.

  • Fridays: 7 p.m.

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

Tickets: FREE

Oct. 29

From the Studio of Lisa Leonard: A Brahms Perspective

Join the collaborative pianists for an all Brahms program featuring iconic works from the sonata and chamber repertoire.

  • Sunday: 4 p.m.

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

Tickets: $10

How to Purchase Tickets:

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

About Lynn University

Lynn University is an independent college based in Boca Raton, Florida, with approximately 3,000 students from 100 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Lynn among the top three most innovative and international schools in the region. Lynn's NCAA Division II Fighting Knights have won 23 national titles, its Conservatory of Music features a world-renowned faculty of performers, and its nationally recognized Institute for Achievement and Learning empowers students with learning differences. The school's Dialogues curriculum and award-winning iPad program help Lynn graduates gain the intellectual flexibility and global experience to fulfill their potential in an ever-changing world. For more information, visit lynn.edu.

About the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University

The 750-seat Wold Performing Arts Center, located on Lynn's campus in the heart of Boca Raton, is easily accessible by both I-95 and the Florida Turnpike. Recently ranked by Best Value Schools, an online publication, as one of the "25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers," the Wold features superb acoustics, a modern lighting system, a large, light-filled lobby, and flexible space well-suited for dramatic productions, concerts and other cultural events. With an elegant salon, outdoor sunset terrace and intimate black-box studio, this new center is home to numerous concerts and events, including professional theatrical performances by the theatre arts program's Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series, the Live at Lynn American Songbook Series, and Jan McArt's New Play Reading Series, as well as performances from the Lynn University Conservatory of Music and the Drama Department in the College of International Communication. For more information, visit lynn.edu/events.

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