Events

Welcome to the Gordon College Alumni and Parent Relations Calendar. Here you will find details of upcoming events and some photos from past activities. Highlighted in the boxes below are our biggest event days with a complete list of events below in chronological order. Looking forward to seeing you at an alumni or parent event soon!

Annual Events:

Alumni Trips:

Gordon Golf Getaway

More College Events:

UPCOMING EVENTS:


04.20.2015 - Monday

Sean Patrick Cardinal O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston
omalley

Our Common Concern for the Least Among Us

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Monday, April 20, 2015

His Eminence Sean Patrick Cardinal O'Malley is Archbishop of Boston and was named Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI in 2006. We are pleased to announce that he will deliver the Quasquicentennial Lecture at Gordon College on April 20, 2015.

"Our Common Concern for the Least Among Us"

Free and open to the public, all are welcome to attend. Learn more >>

Monday, April 20, 2015
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Carlberg Sanctuary
4 p.m.

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04.24.2015 - Friday

Katherine Whyte, soprano with Jamie Hillman, piano
Katherine Whyte

Metropolitan Opera soprano Katherine Whyte in recital with Gordon College faculty, Jamie Hillman, piano

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Friday, April 24, 2015
8 p.m. | Phillips Recital Hall


PROGRAM

Exsultate, Jublilate, K.165 | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

Erstes liebeslied eines Mädchens | Hugo Wolf (1860–1903)
Auch kleine Dinge
Du denkst mit einem fädchen
Ich hab’ in Penna einen Liebsten

6 Romances, Op. 48 | Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
In My Garden at Night
To Her
Daisies
The Pied Piper
Dreams
A-Oo!

INTERMISSION

Sieben fruhe Lieder | Alban Berg (1885-1935)
Nacht
Schiflied
Die Nachtigall
Traumgekroent
Im Zimmer
Liebesode
Sommertageé

Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz | Harold Arlen (1905-1986) | arr. Mark Hayes

Someone To Watch Over Me from Oh, Kay! | George and Ira Gershwin

Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man from Show Boat | Jerome Kern (1885–1945)

What Good Would the Moon Be? from Street Scene | Kurt Weill (1900–1950)

Amor | William Bolcom (b. 1938)


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04.26.2015 - Sunday

Spring Concert: Gordon Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Southwick

Spring Orchestra Concert

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Sunday, April 26, 2015
3 p.m. | A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
FREE Admission

PROGRAM

Symphony No. 104 in D Major (London)
by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
I. Adagio-Allegro
II. Andante
III. Menuetto-Allegro
IV. Finale: Spiritoso

Concerto in G Major for Flute and Orchestra, KV 313
by W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Adagio ma non troppo
III. Tempo di Menuetto

Nicholas Southwick, flute
2015 Gordon College Department of Music Concerto Competition Winner

INTERMISSION


The Cello Song (written for 8 cellos)
Steven Sharp Nelson (b. 1977)
Inspired by Bach’s Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1: Prelude

Cellists
Brynn Grambow
Megan Riley
Jeff Bianchine
Maaike Baker
Katherine Jeffreys
Danielle Kunis
Dieter Ekstrom


Night on Bald Mountain
by Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)




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04.30.2015 - Thursday

Spring Jazz Concert
Jazz Band

The Gordon College Jazz Ensemble

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
8 p.m. | Phillips Recital Hall
FREE Admission

PROGRAM

Satin Doll
Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer
arr. Sammy Nestico

It’s Only a Paper Moon
Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg and Harold Arlen
arr. Jerry Nowack
Travis Benoit, vocal soloist

One Note Samba
Antonio Carlos Jobim
arr. Paul Murtha

The One and Only
Patrick Williams
arr. Rusty Higgins
Austin Drukker, flugelhorn soloist

Embraceable You
George and Ira Gershwin
arr. Dave Wolpe
Christiana McMullen, vocal soloist

Hang On Sloopy
Burt Russell and Vick Knight
arr. Jerry Nowack

INTERMISSION


Tuxedo Junction
Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson and Julian Dash
arr. Bob Lowden

Willow Weep for Me
Ann Ronell
arr. Vince Norman
Travis Benoit, vocal soloist

Harlem Nocturne
Earle Hagen

’Round Midnight
Cootie Williams and Thelonious Monk
arr. Neil Slater

How High the Moon
Nancy Hamilton and Morgan Lewis
arr. Jerry Nowack
Christiana McMullen, vocal soloist

In the Mood
Joe Garland

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05.02.2015 - Saturday

Voices of Spring
College Choir

The Gordon College choir, Men's Choir and Women's choir join forces to present an evening of choral music of various time periods and genres.

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Saturday, May 2, 2015
7 p.m. | A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
FREE Admission

Highlights include Thomas Tallis’s “If Ye Love Me”, Anton Bruckner’s “Locus Iste” and Morten Lauridsen’s “Sure On This Shining Night”

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05.03.2015 - Sunday

Spring Pops Concert
pops

Featuring Show Medleys, Marches and Lighter Classical Music

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Sunday, May 3
3 p.m. | A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel..
Concert is FREE to the public

PROGRAM

The Big Cage
Karl L. King (1891 – 1971)
Arr. Andrew Glover

Rhosymedre
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958)
Arr. Walter Beeler

Moving Parts
David Sampson (b. 1951)

Fandango
Frank Perkins (1908 – 1988)
Arr. Floyd Werle

Mancini Magic
Henry Mancini (1924 – 1994)
arr. Jerry Brubaker

Highlights from Annie
Charles Strouse (b. 1928)
Arr. Paul Jennings

The Gordon College Wind Ensemble

INTERMISSION

Death or Glory March
Robert Browne Hall (1858 – 1907)
Arr. Desmond Walker

Solemn Melody
Henry Walford Davies (1869 – 1941)
arr. Douglas E. Wagner

To A New Dawn
Philip Sparke (b. 1951)
Nalani Fujiwara, guest conductor

“Nessun Dorma” from Turandot
Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)
Arr. Jay Bocook

Highlights from The King and I
Richard Rodgers (1902 – 1979)
Arr. Russell Bennett

Highlights from West Side Story
Leonard Bernstein (1918 – 1990)
Arr. W.J. Duthoit

The Gordon College Symphonic Band

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