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‘Aaron Diehl is that musician’: Versatile pianist to perform in next Guest Artist recital

Randolph College’s Guest Artist Music Series continues later this month with a pianist who regularly straddles the line between classical and jazz. Aaron Diehl, the American Pianist Association’s 2011 Cole Porter Fellow, will perform on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Smith Hall Theatre. “This is a unique occasion to bring such a versatile... READ MORE >>

RESCHEDULED: Pianist Richard Masters to perform ‘fun, eclectic recital’ at Randolph

Richard Masters

Randolph College’s Guest Artist Series is returning—live and in person. Richard Masters, an associate professor of piano and collaborative piano at Virginia Tech’s School of Performing Arts, will perform in Wimberly Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24. “We’re thrilled to return to live performances this year and opening the Guest Artist Series with... READ MORE >>

Fiddler Andrew Finn Magill to perform virtually as part of guest artist residency

Magill will perform virtually on March 19, followed by a live Q&A with viewers. He’s also put together content for students in the Lynchburg City Schools strings program and will speak to the College’s B.F.A. Colloquium on March 18.... READ MORE >>

CANCELED: Award-winning pianist to perform the work of female composers during concert

Roger McVey

Roger McVey, a piano professor at the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Iowa, will perform the work of Wyn-Anne Rossi, Emma Lou Diemer, Libby Larsen, and Caroline Shaw, the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Music.... READ MORE >>

First 2020 Guest Artist Recital brings international award-winning pianist, humanitarian to campus

Gabriela Montero

Randolph’s first Guest Artist Recital of 2020 will feature Gabriela Montero, an international award-winning and bestselling recording artist and human rights advocate. Praised by The New York Times as a musician of “steely power, soulful lyricism, and unsentimental expressivity,” Montero will perform a recital of works for solo piano at Randolph on February 7 at... READ MORE >>

KAIA String Quartet to bring Latin American repertoire to Randolph

KAIA String Quartet (©†Todd Rosenberg 2017)

The internationally renowned KAIA String Quartet will grace the stage of Wimberly Recital Hall in Randolph’s next Guest Artist Recital on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Celebrated for its ability to “beautifully blur the lines between classical, Latin, and world music,” the Chicago-based KAIA String Quartet is... READ MORE >>

Pianist Sean Chen set to dazzle audiences with guest artist recital

Sean Chen

Praised for his “alluring, colorfully shaded renditions” (The New York Times) and lauded as a “thoughtful musician well beyond his years” (The Republic), pianist Sean Chen will make his Lynchburg debut in a solo recital at Randolph on October 10. The program is free and open to the public, and begins at 7:30 p.m. in... READ MORE >>

Randolph kicks off guest artist music series with performance by virtuoso violinist

Christina Nam

Virtuoso violinist and 2019 National YoungArts Winner Christina Nam is the featured musician in Randolph’s first guest artist recital of fall 2019. She will perform alongside music professor Emily Yap Chua (piano) on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall, located inside Presser Hall. The event is free and open to the... READ MORE >>

Veteran of national opera stage headlines first Guest Artist Recital of 2019

(clockwise, from left) Katherine Jolly, Emily Yap Chua, and Andrew Gabbert

Katherine Jolly, a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals and music professor at Indiana University, will perform alongside pianist and Randolph music professor Emily Yap Chua and cellist Andrew Gabbert in the next Guest Artist/Faculty Recital on Saturday, Jan. 19. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall and... READ MORE >>

Female performers, composers to star in upcoming Guest Artist/Faculty Recital featuring Corrine Byrne

Corrine Byrne and Emily Yap Chua

Though Corrine Byrne, a New York-based soprano, and Emily Yap Chua, pianist and Randolph music professor, are the featured performers at the next Guest Artist/Faculty Recital on Tuesday, November 13, the concert will also highlight a wide range of accomplished female composers. The event, which is free and open to the public, starts at 7:30... READ MORE >>