Three Huntingdon concerts wrap up the academic year
Huntingdon College music program will close the academic year with
three concerts in choral music, classical piano, and Pops tunes,
respectively, next week. All concerts are free and open to the
To begin, the Huntingdon Concert Choir and choral ensembles will
offer their annual Spring Choral Concert, Monday, April 15, at
7:00 p.m. in Huntingdon's Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall (this
represents a time and date change from previous announcements).
The choirs' spring program will include selections from "The
Pirates of Penzance." Huntingdon choirs are directed by Gene
Davis and Dr. Jennifer Canfield.
The final 2012–2013 concert of Huntingdon's Elizabeth Belcher
Cheek Concert Series will feature Huntingdon music professor
and pianist Dr. Vadim Serebryany and friends from the
Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m.
in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The concert will feature the
Mozart g minor piano quartet, the Saint-Saens septet, and the
Brahms piano quintet. Serebryany will be joined by Montgomery
Symphony concert master Robin Scott (violin), Peter Povey, Lucy
Duke, Tom Boyd, Katarina Jurovska, and Huntingdon professor of
music Dr. Dennis Herrick. Serebryany's performances have won
critical acclaim throughout North America, Europe, Canada, South
America, Australia, and Japan, where he has performed for numerous
recital tours. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The
Juilliard School and a Doctorate in Musical Arts from Yale
Finally, Huntingdon's symphonic band, the Huntingdon Winds,
will perform an outdoor Pops Concert, Thursday, April 18, at
6:00 p.m. on the Huntingdon Green (this represents a time
change from previous announcements). Guests may bring portable
lawn chairs or picnic blankets to enjoy the show. The band will
perform on Top Stage.
Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of
the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in
faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared
to succeed in a rapidly changing world. The Huntingdon Department
of Music offers a degree in music with P–12 teacher certification
or concentrations in voice, piano, instrumental music, or worship
leadership. The department offers a number of performing
ensembles for students, including the Marching Scarlet and Grey,
Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Huntingdon Harmony
(jazz choir), Percussion Ensemble, and Barbershop.
For a complete list of Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events
for the the 2012–2013 academic year, visit: http://www.huntingdon.edu/about.aspx?id=6258.
Huntingdon's community and cultural events are sponsored by Baptist