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

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"

THE ANNUAL CRUM LECTURE

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

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."

The annual Crum lecture is given in honor or Terrelle B. Crum, the former dean of faculty for 40 years at Barrington College.

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 — 11:15 AM

Convocation: Brynn Harrington and Michal-Beth Dinkler

Michal-Beth Dinkler and Brynn Harrington will be speaking on shame and authenticity as it relates to this years

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Michal-Beth Dinkler, professor at Yale Divinity is an scholar on New Testament studies. She has recently written a book Silent Statements: Narrative Representations of Speech and Silence in the Gospel of Luke (2013) which focuses on the importance of silence within the gospel narrative. Brynn Harrington is an associate pastor at Highrock Church in Salem, MA. She has her Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell and is also interested in the role of shame and silence. These two women happen to be sisters and we are excited to welcome them to our campus and look forward to what they have to share with us.

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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 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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12.06.2014 - 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 Presents 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
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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 assistant professor at the Umass Boston School for Global Inclusion and Social Development and was a Resident Scholar at the University of New Hampshire School of Law where she held 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.

This event is open to the public free of charge.

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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
Concert is FREE to the public

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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
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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
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05.03.2015 - Sunday

Spring Pops Concert
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Featuring Show Medleys, Marches and Lighter 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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