Archives for "Campus life"

Thursday

May 2, 1996 11:22 am

Edward Little High School musicians to perform

Two groups of Edward Little High School student musicians will perform a concert at Bates at 7:30 p.m., May 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

May 1, 1996 11:20 am

Mike Seeger to perform bluegrass banjo

Mike Seeger, guardian of the traditions of old-time country music and acclaimed bluegrass banjo player, will appear in concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Monday

April 22, 1996 11:29 am

"Etta Jenks" to be staged at Bates

Meyer won the Joseph Kesselring Award for “Etta Jenks” and was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Her other plays include “Kingfish,” produced at the Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) in the 1988-89 season and by the New York Shakespeare Festival in 1989-90; and “Geography of Luck,” produced by the South Coast Rep and LATC in 1989. Formerly a playwright-in- residence at LATC, Meyer lives in New York City.

Monday

April 22, 1996 11:26 am

AVCO/LAYO concert to feature Matthews' work

The performance, to be conducted by Greg Boardman, is open to the public. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling 207-783-4422 during daytime hours. Matthews’ Double Concerto for solo violin, solo viola and small orchestra, a three-movement work, reflects the heritage of New England and Franco- American fiddling. The piece includes themes based on such well-known fiddle tunes as “Marie’s Wedding” and “Isabeau s’y promene.” Soloists will be violinist Steve Kecskemethy and violist Julia Adams, members of the Portland String Quartet and string instructors at Bates.

Tuesday

April 16, 1996 11:25 am

Noonday Concerts continue in May

The Bates College Noonday Concert Series continues with four concerts scheduled for the month of May. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the College’s Olin Arts Concert Hall located on Russell Street in Lewiston.

Tuesday

April 2, 1996 11:18 am

Maestro performs to thank college for degree

Instead of addressing the audience of about 1,000, Rostropovich, the retired music director of the National Symphony in Washington, performed the Sarabande in C Major from Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello after accepting an honorary doctor of humane letters degree during Bates’ annual Founders Day Convocation. His listeners responded with a standing ovation.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:54 am

Student pianists offer classical music recital

Three Bates College pianists will offer a recital of classical music on April 6 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:46 am

Students pianists perform Noonday Concert

Three Bates piano students of Natasha Chances will perform as part of the Noonday Concert Series on April 4 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Concert Hall.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:44 am

Student guitarist to perform orginal compositions

Bates musician, senior Hwashing Cheng of Carlisle, Mass., will perform a concert of original compositions for guitar and voice on April 5 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:32 am

All-Sports Camp to be Held at Bates College

Boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 15 can participate in a wide range of athletic activities in the Bates College Sports Camp, an overnight and day camp offered on the campus from June 30-July 12 (Session I) and July 14-26 (Session II).