Music

Randolph student to deliver presentation on evolution of blues music

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Nathan Heinicke-Peart ’17 will give the lecture “From Blues to Pop,” at the Legacy Museum of African American History in Lynchburg Sunday at 3 p.m. During his presentation, Heinicke-Peart will illustrate and demonstrate classic blues’ influence on modern-day pop music. In addition, he will trace the history of blues, ragtime, and jazz, specifically various Delta... READ MORE >>

Award-winning vocalist Katherine Jolly to perform with Randolph faculty

Katherine Jolly

This Saturday evening, award-winning opera singer Katherine Jolly will perform works by Scarlatti, Debussy, Strauss, and Gordon in the Wimberly Recital Hall of Presser Hall. Jolly is the winner of the 2006 Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals, and has sung with the New York City Opera, Virginia Opera, Opera Theatre St. Louis, and the... READ MORE >>

Randolph’s spring music performance receives media attention

Randall Speer conducts the Randolph College Chamber Orchestra

Check out the story on the upcoming spring music concert in the local News & Advance. http://www.newsadvance.com/the_burg/music/randolph-college-s-spring-concert-offers-mass-appeal/article_0939c0e8-e836-11e4-a1a9-a3339d5324f9.html... READ MORE >>

Randolph to present its largest ever musical performance

Randall Speer conducts the Randolph College Chamber Orchestra

Randolph College will host what organizers believe to be the largest collaborative musical performance in the College’s history on April 26. This year’s spring music concert will feature more than 100 performers—from Randolph and across the region, including high school groups, church groups, and several returning alumnae. The event, which is free and open to... READ MORE >>

Randall Speer presents A World Premiere

Randall Speer, professor of music

One day four years ago,  Jim Peterson, a retired English professor approached Randall Speer, associate professor of music, and asked him to put music to Peterson’s poetry, The Resolution of Eve, a collection of 19 poems inspired by the etchings of Goya. Captivated by Peterson’s beautiful imagery, Speer not only wrote the first two musical... READ MORE >>

Randolph presents Baroque chamber music recital

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Guest artists Jeannette Jang , violin, and Adam Carter, cello, will present recital chamber works ranging from the Baroque era to the 20th century at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27 in Wimberly Recital Hall at Randolph College. Jang is currently a member of the Richmond Symphony and has degrees in music from the University of... READ MORE >>

Gustavo Romero piano concert set for Feb. 20

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Gustavo Romero will perform in Wimberly Recital Hall on Friday, Feb. 20, in a concert presented by Forte Chamber Music and the Randolph College music department.... READ MORE >>

Christmas Vespers performance set for December 7

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The 2014 Christmas Vespers includes Hildegard Von Bingen’s O Virga ac diadema and Bach’s Cantate No. 64.... READ MORE >>

Award-winning composer visits Randolph College for American premiere of new composition

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The Randolph College Chamber Orchestra will present its fall concert on December 5 at 7:30 p.m.... READ MORE >>

Touch of Harmony helps celebrate Black History Month

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