Published On: Tue, Oct 6th, 2015

Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music invites public to seven musical events in Nov. and Dec.

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend seven musical performances during November and December 2015.
“Our talented students and extraordinary faculty look forward to sharing the beautiful world of music during our sixth season in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, a world-class concert hall that enhances our performing artists’ musical offerings,” said Robertson. “Throughout this school year, we will present a variety of musical offerings designed to enrich the artistic spirit and nourish the soul. Please join us for some magnificent performances on Lynn’s Boca Raton campus.”
 
Nov. 14-15
Lynn Philharmonia No. 3
  * Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
  * Sunday: 4 p.m. 
  * Conductor: Jon Robertson
  * Dvorak: Othello Overture, Op. 93
  * Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F Major, Op. 75 / Eric Van der Veer, bassoon
  * Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, Op. 29  
Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center
Tickets: Individual tickets are $50 for Box, $40 for Orchestra and $35 for Mezzanine
 
Nov. 19
Mostly Music: Brahms
Johannes Brahms was considered old-fashioned to many of his contemporaries, for instead of following the popular dramatic Wagnerian path, Brahms had personal humility and believed the legitimate progress to musical mastery and its development was the study of and respect for the past great composers of Western music.
  * Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $20
 
Dec. 3
Dean’s Showcase No. 2
  * Thursday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $10
Dec. 5
Guest pianist: Nancy Weems in recital
Guest pianist Nancy Weems performs the Haydn Sonata in E Major, Bach-Busoni Chaconne, Prokofiev Sonata No. 6, and a selection of Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words. Weems has performed extensively in the U.S.A., the former Soviet Union and 14 foreign countries throughout Europe, Asia, and Central America. She won the Artistic Ambassador Competition and top awards in the International Recording Competition. Weems has recorded for Albany and Bay Cities labels and the disc “Classical Hollywood” was nominated for a Grammy Award.
  * Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: $20
Dec. 6
Piano Master Class with Nancy Weems
The Texas Music Teacher’s Association named Nancy Weems Outstanding Collegiate Teacher. Her students have won top awards in the MTNA Collegiate Artist Competition and the Wideman Competition.  She is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the University of Texas and currently is professor and coordinator of the piano area at the University of Houston Moores School of Music.
  * Sunday: 10 a.m.
Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall
Tickets: FREE
Dec. 13
13th Annual Gingerbread Holiday Concert
This concert gets parents, grandparents and children of all ages into the holiday spirit with a cheerful selection of seasonal classics. This annual event raises much-needed scholarship funds for the Conservatory’s most deserving and talented student musicians who hail from around the world.
  * Sunday: 3 p.m.
  * Presented by the Lynn University Friends of the Conservatory of Music
Location: Boca Raton Resort and Club – Great Hall (501 E. Camino Real)
Tickets: $35, includes the cost of the valet
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 lynn.edu/events or by phone at +1 561-237-9000.

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