April 25th 2023
Mark Cosdon, Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, will return to Sicily’s University of Palermo this fall to teach a course on contemporary American Theatre. While in Italy, Cosdon will present a pair of lectures at the University of Rome-Sapienza. Sydney Emerson ’23 has a forthcoming publication in the nationally renowned literary journal Timothy McSweeney’s
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January 17th 2022
It doesn’t have the same elegant backdrop as the stained-glass windows of Ford Chapel, and it doesn’t enjoy the same acoustics as Shafer Auditorium in the Henderson Campus Center. But the 24 members of the Allegheny College Civic Symphony sound heavenly as they share their latest performance from their individual workspaces and parlors. The Civic
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Many professors have great relationships with their students, but Lowell Hepler, chair of the Allegheny Music Department, fosters healthy ties with students for their entire time at Allegheny. Many students look to “Doc” as they call him, as a mentor. Hepler also knows how to take a joke — something students have capitalized on lately
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The Allegheny College Choral Ensembles, featuring more than 50 students and 35 community members under the direction of Professor James Niblock, will present their annual spring concert on Saturday, April 14, at 3:15 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. The Chorus Choir will open the concert with a
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The Allegheny College Civic Symphony with 43 students and the Wind Symphony with 83 students will perform on Sat., Nov. 18, and Sun., Nov. 19, respectively, beginning at 3:15 p.m. each day in Shafer Auditorium. Both concerts are free and open to the public. The Civic Symphony is led by Dr. Jennifer Dearden and will
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Allegheny’s Instrumental Chamber Ensembles will perform their biannual concert in Ford Memorial Chapel on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. There are six groups performing: the Woodwind Quartet, Trumpet Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble, and Brass Quintet. Each ensemble works with one of three
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Allegheny College will present its first biennial “Unusual Combinations” Piano Competition on Saturday, Nov. 11. The competition, sponsored by Kawai America Corporation, features top high school student pianists from western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. Two of the judges, Jonathan Kuuskoski and Paola Savvidou of the New Muse Piano Duo, will kick off the competition with
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The Allegheny College Jazz Band will perform their annual fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3:15 p.m. in the lobby of the college’s Henderson Campus Center. The concert is free and open to the public. The program repertoire includes, “The Way You Look Tonight,” “I Dreamed a Dream,” “The Chicken,” “The Way We Were,”
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