Calendars

Looking for the next performance of the Gordon Symphony Orchestra? Need to know where and when final exams are? From the arts and music to academics and student life, see the calendar below to view what's happening at Gordon.

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Academic Athletics Art Gallery Music Theatre

10.25.2014 - Saturday 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest

An annual CEC tradition

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Come to the Ferrin field to enjoy fall-themed snacks, beverages and general autumnal fun.

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10.27.2014 - Monday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Rev. Tom Haugen
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Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach at this chapel gathering.

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Rev. Tom Haugen, Chaplain, will preach at this chapel gathering.

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10.29.2014 - Wednesday 9:00 PM — 10:30 PM

Evening Chapel
Chapel

The campus will join together for an evening chapel gathering.

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The campus will join together for an evening chapel gathering in the A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel.

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10.31.2014 - Friday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Student Life Convocation

This Convocation is being hosted by CSD and will be focusing on Student Life at Gordon College.

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This Convocation is being hosted by CSD and will be focusing on Student Life at Gordon College.

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11.02.2014 - Sunday

Gordon Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert
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Gordon Symphony Orchestra presents its Fall Concert

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3 p.m.
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

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11.05.2014 - Wednesday 7:10 AM — 7:45 AM

Advanced Resume Writing
Advanced Resume

Taylor your basic resume to specify industries or job opportunities.

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It's time to bring your resume to the next level. Learn how to tailor your basic resume to specific industries. Limit to 4 students. Please bring your resume to the session. RSVP to career-services@gordon.edu to attend.

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11.05.2014 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Rev. Stephan Bauman
Stephan Bauman

Rev. Stephan Bauman, President/CEO of World Relief, will preach in chapel.

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Stephan Bauman is the President/CEO of World Relief. Stephan is a Certified Public Accountant, an ordained minister, and he holds a master's degree in International Development from Johns Hopkins University, a master's degree in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College and a bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin. Stephan lives in Maryland with his wife Belinda and their two sons Caleb and Joshua.

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11.05.2014 - Wednesday

Herrmann Lectures - Nov 5: The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology
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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

"IS LIFE GOING ANYWHERE?: CREATION-BIOLOGY, RANDOMNESS AND PURPOSE"

November 5-7, 2014 at Gordon College

Nov 5
6:30 p.m. Reception, Loggia
7 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Nov 6 and Nov 7
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Keynote schedule:

Wednesday, November 5
"The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology”

Thursday, November 6
“The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose”

Friday, November 7
“The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering"

Learn more at www.gordon.edu/herrmannlectures

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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11.06.2014 - Thursday

Herrmann Lectures: The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose
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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

"IS LIFE GOING ANYWHERE?: CREATION-BIOLOGY, RANDOMNESS AND PURPOSE"

November 5-7, 2014 at Gordon College

Nov 5
6:30 p.m. Reception, Loggia
7 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Nov 6 and Nov 7
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Keynote schedule:

Wednesday, November 5
"The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology”

Thursday, November 6
“The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose”

Friday, November 7
“The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering"

Learn more at www.gordon.edu/herrmannlectures

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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11.07.2014 - Friday

Herrmann Lectures - Nov 7: The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering
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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

"IS LIFE GOING ANYWHERE?: CREATION-BIOLOGY, RANDOMNESS AND PURPOSE"

November 5-7, 2014 at Gordon College

Nov 5
6:30 p.m. Reception, Loggia
7 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Nov 6 and Nov 7
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Keynote schedule:

Wednesday, November 5
"The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology”

Thursday, November 6
“The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose”

Friday, November 7
“The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering"

Learn more at www.gordon.edu/herrmannlectures

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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11.07.2014 - Friday

Bobby Thorp, Trumpet, Don Lucas, Trombone and Haram Kim, Piano
Brass Instrument

Program includes works by Otto Ketting, Eric Ewazen and Joseph Turrin

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Performing an exciting program of works, including David Popper's Gavotte No. 2, Otto Ketting's "Intrada", and "Fandango" by Joseph Turrin.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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11.08.2014 - Saturday 7:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Tenth Avenue North Concert at Gordon College
Tenth Avenue North

Tenth Avenue North will visit Gordon College as part of their

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Tenth Avenue North w/ Royal Tailor and KB

Doors: 6:15 p.m.
Show: 7 p.m.

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11.13.2014 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Eleonore Stump Speaking at Gordon College
Eleanor Stump

Eleonore Stump on The Nature of the Atonement

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Eleonor Stump will speak on "The Nature of the Atonement" on Thursday, November 13.
She is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992. She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. Her books include her major study Aquinas (Routledge, 2003) and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). She has given the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009). She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division; and she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Open to the public free of charge.

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11.13.2014 - Thursday 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

Benefits of Using Linkedin In Your Job Search
LinkedIn

Learn what recruiters are looking for in your LinkedIn profile

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Learn how to develop your profile, hear what recruiters look for when viewing you as a candidate, and how to connect with alumni and other professionals in your fields of interest.

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11.14.2014 - Friday

Twelfth Night Master Class
Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel

master class with Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel

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Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel, a highly sought-after composer and teacher, will be working with Gordon College music students on the composition "Twelfth Night"

7-9 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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11.15.2014 - Saturday

Solo Writing- Marvelous Melodies
Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel

Music composition seminar discussing what makes an effective melody

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Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel, a highly sought-after composer and teacher, will lead this seminar; focusing on what makes an effective melody, and how to develop it. Participants will address how to achieve musical goals and tackle specific issues with writing for a solo, unaccompanied, melodic instrument. Listening, discussion, and short in-class exercises.

10 a.m.- 12 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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11.15.2014 - Saturday

Solo Writing- Prestine Preludes
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Music composition seminar will explore single mood, texture and tonal/harmonic center

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This seminar will be focusing on piano preludes as a genre, thoroughly exploring a single mood, texture, and tonal/harmonic center. Listening and discussion of piano preludes from various eras and styles will be addressed. Students participating in the Composition Seminars will be invited to compose for a solo instrument – either an unaccompanied melodic instrument or a piano prelude. Pieces will be read during the January workshop and distributed to performers in advance of the readings.

1-3 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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11.16.2014 - Sunday

Community of Song
Choir

An afternoon of song with Gordon's Men's, Women's and Children's Choir

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The North Shore community is invited to join the Gordon College Men's, Women's and Children's Choir in an afternoon of song.

3 p.m. A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Concert is FREE to the public

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11.18.2014 - Tuesday 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM

Nervous About That First Interview Or Unsure of What to Expect? Professionals Working In Human Resources Will Be Here to Give You Practice and Feedbac
Mock Interview

Practice your interview with professionals in the business world.

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Nervous about that first interview or unsure of what to expect? Professionals working in Human Resources will be here to give you practice and feedback. Sign up for your 1/2 hour one-to-one interview and bring a copy of your resume. Limited space available. RSVP to career-services.edu to reserve your time.

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11.20.2014 - Thursday

Fall Concert: Jazz Ensemble
Jazz Band

Popular Jazz Standards

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The Gordon College Jazz Ensemble ("The Coy Pond Piranhas") will perform their annual fall concert. The concert will include popular jazz standards.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall
Concert is FREE to the public

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11.21.2014 - Friday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Convocation: Kaye Cole James

Gordon is excited to be welcoming Kaye Cole James to come speak during Convocation on November 21st, 2014.

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Kay Coles James is a conservative Christian and Republican with broad public experience. She is the President and Founder of the Gloucester Institute, a leadership training center for young African Americans.

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12.01.2014 - Monday

Rededication of The Gregory Auditorium with Dr. Eric Gregory
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December 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Gregory Auditorium (Jenks 237)

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"Augustine and the Art of Politics"

Dr. Carlton Gregory, long-time and beloved professor of philosophy at Barrington College, is being honored with the rededication of the Gregory Auditorium (currently, Jenks 237). His grandson, Dr. Eric Gregory, professor of religion at Princeton University, will deliver a public lecture, "Augustine and the Art of (Evangelical) Politics."

Monday, December 1, 2014
Gregory Auditorium
1 p.m. Public Lecture

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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12.02.2014 - Tuesday

Peter Berger Speaking, The Challenge of Religious Pluralism
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A public interview with Peter Berger on December 2, 2014

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A public interview with Peter Berger on December 2, 2014

Peter Berger, Professor Emeritus of Religion, Sociology and Theology and
Director, Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs at Boston University, will be interviewed by Gregor Thuswaldner, Associate Professor of German and Linguistics and Fellow at the Center for Faith and Inquiry.

December 2, 2014 at Gordon College

Ken Olsen Science Center
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m., Interview, MacDonald Auditorium

Free and open to the public. Learn more at www.gordon.edu/fsu

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12.05.2014 - Friday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Convocation: Victor Boutros

Victor Boutros will be speaking at Gordon College's Convocation.

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We are excited to have Victor Boutros come speak at Gordon College.

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12.05.2014 - Friday

Christmas Gala
Christmas Gala

The Department of Music presents its 24th annual Christmas Gala

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The Department of Music presents it Annual Christmas Gala, an event that has become a staple of the Christmas celebration on the North Shore. Featured are the Gordon College Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Children's Choir, College Choir, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. Carol singing and Christmas readings are also a highlight of this performance.

7:30 p.m. / A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

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12.06.2014 - Saturday

Christmas Gala
Christmas Gala

The Department of Music presents its 24th annual Christmas Gala

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The Department of Music presents its Annual Christmas Gala; an event that has become a staple of the Christmas celebration on the North Shore. Featured are the Gordon College Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Children's Choir, College Choir, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. Carol singing and Christmas readings are also a highlight of this performance.

7:30 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

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12.13.2014 - Saturday 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

CEC Present Winter Ball
Winter Ball

Good food. Good dance. Good friends.

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Good food. Good dance. Good friends.

Once again, Winter Ball will be held at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

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01.16.2015 - Friday

Susan Kim, violin, Jessica Modaff, piano and Courtney Huffman, soprano
Eiffle Tower

All French Program

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Gordon Faculty Susan Kim, violin, Jessica Modaff, piano and Courtney Huffman, soprano perform and All French Program.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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01.23.2015 - Friday

Music Composition Workshop I

master class with Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel

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Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel, a highly sought-after composer and teacher, will be working with Gordon College music students on the composition "Twelfth Night".

7-9 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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01.24.2015 - Saturday

Readings and Discussions of Solo Pieces
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Discussion of solo works submitted by music students

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Students bring works for solo instruments that they have written following our initial sessions; either a piece for a melodic instrument or a piano prelude. Student performers will receive the pieces in advance of the reading session.. This will be a workshop/masterclass with discussion and constructive feedback.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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01.24.2015 - Saturday

Dynamic Duos & Thrilling Trios
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music writing for mutiple voices.

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The focus of this seminar will be on writing for multiple voices, and the specific challenges faced when weaving together two or three lines. There will be study and discussion of existing pieces, focusing on their pitch and rhythmic counterpoint, the role of each player and how that shifts throughout a single piece, varying textures, and more.

1-3 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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01.24.2015 - Saturday

Composition Workshop II
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master class with Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel

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Dr. Mary Montgomery Koppel leads readings and discussion with composers and student performers on the composition "Twelfth Night".

4-6 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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02.06.2015 - Friday

Alina Polyakov, piano, is joined by 3 Members of the Boston Symphony
Alina Polyakov

Performing works by Beethoven and Schumann

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Gordon Faculty member, Alina Polyakov, is joined by 3 members of the Boston Symphony to perform 2 of the standards of chamber music repertoire with piano. Beethoven's Piano Trio op. 70 No. I and Schumann's Piano Quartet Op. 47. (Tamara Smirnova, violin, Michael Zaretsky, viola and Mihail Jojatu, cello)

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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02.20.2015 - Friday

Robert Blocker, Piano
Robert Blocker

Robert Blocker, piano, in recital

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Robert Blocker, Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music at Yale University, performing a piano recital.

8 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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02.26.2015 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Sindiso Mnisi Weeks | The Annual FRANZ Lecture
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Sindiso Weeks | Women in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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Sindiso Mnisi Weeks is a Resident Scholar at the University of New Hampshire School of Law where she holds a fellowship for the completion of a book, Access to Justice? Dispute Management in Vernacular Forums in Rural KwaZulu-Natal. Until December 2013, she was a senior researcher in the Centre for Law and Society at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where she had worked on the Rural Women's Action-Research program—combining research and policy work on women, property and governing authority under indigenous law—since 2009. She also taught African Customary Law as an advanced Assistant Professor in UCT's Department of Private Law in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Weeks has published in academic and popular media on indigenous law, women’s rights, cultural rights, governance, participatory democracy, dispute management and the South African Constitution. She holds a doctorate in Law from the University of Oxford where, as a Rhodes Scholar, she researched the tensions between living customary law(s) and South African state law. Prior to Oxford, she clerked for the Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, Dikgang Moseneke. She is a graduate of UCT from which she obtained a BA (in Law, Philosophy and Language) and LLB, both with distinction. She has been the recipient of a number of awards including a Skye Foundation Scholarship, a Mellon-Mays Fellowship and the 2012 Women in Science Award for the Development of Rural Women through Science and Technology. In September 2014, Dr. Weeks will take up a position as an advanced Assistant Professor in the Public Policy of Excluded Populations at the University of Massachusetts Boston's School for Global Inclusion and Social Development.

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02.28.2015 - Saturday

Winter Concert: Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble

Winter Concert

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The Gordon College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform their annual Winter Concert featuring a wide variety of music from the wind band repertoire.

7 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
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03.28.2015 - Saturday

Sarita Kwok, violin, Wei-Yi Yang, piano
Violin and Piano

Sarita Kwok, violin, Wei-Yi Yang, piano in recital

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Gordon Music Department Chair, Sarita Kwok, violin, in recital with Yale School of Music Faculty, Wei-Yi Yang, piano.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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04.24.2015 - Friday

Katherine Whyte, soprano with Jamie Hillman, piano
Katherine Whyte

Recital with Katherine Whyte, soprano and Jamie Hillman, piano

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Metropolitan Opera Soprano Katherine Whyte in recital with Gordon College Faculty, Jamie Hillman, piano.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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04.26.2015 - Sunday

Spring Concert: Gordon Symphony Orchestra
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Spring Orchestra Concert

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The Gordon Symphony Orchestra presents a spring concert.

3 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Concert is FREE to the public

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05.02.2015 - Saturday

Voices of Spring
Choir

Choral Concert

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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.

7 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Concert is FREE to the public

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05.03.2015 - Sunday

Spring Pops Concert
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Featuring Show Medleys, Marches and Ligher Classical Music

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Join the Gordon College Women's Choir, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble for the Annual Pops Concert in A.J. Gordon Chapel. Broadway show medleys, marches, and lighter classical music are performed to celebrate the spring season.

3 p.m./ A. J. Memorial Chapel
Concert is FREE to the public

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