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

10.02.2014 — 10.04.2014

Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 2-4, 2014
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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2014

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Join alumni, current students and their families, trustees and friends of the college in celebrating Homecoming 2014 as well as the kick-off celebration of the 125th anniversary of Gordon College's founding. Events begin Thursday, October 2, which coincides with the first day of classes in 1889, Gordon's first year. Friday and Saturday will be filled with opportunities to reconnect with classmates and the college, including a special Homecoming Awards Celebration that will feature Golden Goose performances!

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10.02.2014 - Thursday 5:00 PM — 6:30 PM

Day of Prayer Chapel featuring Dr. Os Guinness

Dr. Os Guinness will preach in this special chapel gathering.

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Os Guinness is an author and social critic. He has written or edited over thirty books on a wide range of themes, including "The American Hour," "Time for Truth," "The Call," "Invitation to the Classics," "Long Journey Home," "Unspeakable," and "A Case for Civility." His latest book is "Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times," (IVP Books 2014). Dr. Guinness received his undergraduate degree from the University of London and his D.Phil in the social sciences from Oriel College, Oxford

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10.04.2014 - Saturday

Homecoming: Jazz Ensemble Concert
Jazz Band

Homecoming Jazz Concert

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The Gordon College Jazz Ensemble ("The Coy Pong Piranhas"), under the direction of Dr. David W. Rox, celebrates Homecoming with a concert of jazz favorites in a variety of styles.

3 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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10.04.2014 - Saturday 7:30 PM — 11:00 PM

Golden Goose—A Tradition Like No Other
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In celebration of the 125th year anniversary of the college, Golden Goose will be on Homecoming weekend.

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You wont want to miss this "variety" show. For the first time, staff members will participate in the competition this year. The event begins at 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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10.07.2014 - Tuesday 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
Resume

Everyone needs one!

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Looking for the perfect job? Take the first step by perfecting your resume. Learn how to develop the content and layout of your resume as well as what to do about references, how to write a cover letter and apply for internships, co-ops, graduate schools, summer employment or professional employment.

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10.09.2014 - Thursday 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

How to Conduct a Successful Job Search
Job Hunt

Looking for an summer or professional job?

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Topics to be covered: where to find job openings, how to network to find openings, researching employers of interest, tips for on-line applications, managing the time involved in your search and more.

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10.10.2014 - Friday

Triforia Winds
Triforia Winds

Triforia Winds will be performing repertoire for woodwind trio

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Triforia Winds, comprised of Jocelyn Goranson, flute, Mary Alice Druhan, clarinet and Todd Goranson, saxophone/bassoon will be performing repertoire for woodwind trio; including Beethoven's Variation on the theme "La ci darem la mano", Paul Harvey's "Trio" and "Eclectic Trio" by Catherine McMichael.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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10.11.2014 - Saturday

Fall Concert: Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble

The Gordon College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform their annual Fall 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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10.13.2014 - Monday

J. David Richardson Speaking, Inaugural John Mason Lecture
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Monday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Gordon College

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Monday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Gordon College

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

The John Mason Lecture is an annual lecture at Gordon College honoring John Mason, professor emeritus of economics at Gordon. He came to Gordon College in 1968 and was the founder of the Department of Economics and Business. He was admired by many students for his interests in poverty and urban communities. He was instrumental in helping to launch Gordon's urban studies program in Boston. For years he served as a board member and as an advisor for Boston's Emmanuel Gospel Center.

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

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10.20.2014 - Monday 8:00 AM — 6:00 PM

God, Globalization, and the Good Society In Asia Today
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God, Globalization, and the Good Society in Asia Today | A One-Conference at Gordon College

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"God, Globalization, and The Good Society In Asia Today"

A One-Conference at Gordon College—Monday October 20, 2014

Keynote Speaker—Brian Grim, President of the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation
Brian is a leading expert on international religious freedom and the socio-economic impact of restrictions on religious freedom, and an expert on international religious demography and religion-related violence. He is an associate scholar at the Religious Freedom Project of Georgetown University’s Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and an affiliated scholar at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs. Prior to becoming the Foundation’s president in 2014, Brian directed the largest social science effort to collect and analyze global data on religion at the Pew Research Center, Washington DC’s premier “fact tank.” He also worked for two decades as an educator, researcher and development coordinator in the former Soviet Union, China, Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Brian holds a doctorate in sociology from the Pennsylvania State University. He is an author of "The Price of Freedom Denied" (Cambridge Univ. Press), considered the seminal work showing the dire consequences of denying religious freedom. He has written dozens of research articles and several academic books on global religion as well as being the author of the Weekly Number Blog. Brian has appeared as an expert on global religion on numerous media outlets, including CNN, BBC, Fox, CBS, C-SPAN, and regularly presents to high level audiences throughout the world including the White House, State Department, European Parliament and the UN Human Rights Council.

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10.21.2014 - Tuesday 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM

Interviewing Skills for Today's Competitive Market
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Are your interviewing skills top notch?

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There are three stages to the interview process - preparation, the actual interview and follow up. Learn how to prepare for each of these steps.

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10.23.2014 - Thursday

Inaugural Malcolm Reid Lecture: Oliver O'donovan
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Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Gordon College

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Gordon College

Oliver O'Donovan, Professor Emeritus of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, will deliver the inaugural Malcolm Reid Lecture at Gordon College on October 23, 2014 in the Ken Olsen Science Center. The title of his talk is "Action and Rest."

4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m., Public Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium

Free and open to the public.

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10.23.2014 - Thursday 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM

Resume Review with Human Resources Professionals
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Bring your resume and have it critiqued by professionals in the working world.

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Bring your resume and have it critiqued by professionals working in the field of Human Resources. Sigh up for your 1/2 hour one-to-one resume review. Limited space available: RSVP to career-servies@gordon.edu to reserve your time.

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10.24.2014 - Friday

Arabella String Quartet
Arabella String Quartet

Arabella String Quartet will be presenting an innovative program of short pieces for string quartet

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The Arabella String Quartet will be presenting a number of musical 'gems' in a program enjoyable for both seasoned concert-goers and those new to classical music. Performed extensively and soon to be released in a recording, the program will include works by Schubert, Webern, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, Wolf, Dvorak and Turina.

8 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall.

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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 - Nov 6: 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

Daily Schedule

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

Daily Schedule

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

Eleanor Stump Speaking at Gordon College
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Eleanor 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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11.16.2014 - Sunday

Community of Song
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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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11.20.2014 - 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
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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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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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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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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 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
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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
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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