Archives for "Campus life"

Thursday

March 14, 1996 10:12 am

Distinguished conductor and cellist to receive honorary degree

Rostropovich’s fame as a cellist started at the age of 13 in 1940, when he played with an orchestra conducted by his father. He first performed in the United States in 1956 as part of a Soviet-American cultural exchange program.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996 11:50 am

Well-known organist to perform

Organist Calvert Johnson will perform early Spanish organ music and music by Bach and women composers in a concert at Bates at 7:30 p.m. March 10th in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996 11:45 am

Alum's compositions on choir program

The Bates College Choir performs at 8 p.m. March 22 and 23, and at 2 p.m. March 24, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996 9:56 am

Grammy-winning Ziggy Marley to perform

Two-time Grammy award-winning Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers will give a concert at Bates College at 8 p.m., March 16, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $20.

Friday

February 23, 1996 10:02 am

Top Independent Films to be Screened at Bates

Some of 1995′s best independent films and video works will get a rare Maine showing March 9 and 10 at Bates College when the acclaimed Black Maria Film Festival visits the campus.

More than a dozen short films and videos will be screened in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at 7 p.m. March 9 and at 2 p.m. March 10. Admission is $5 and tickets will be sold at the door.

Monday

February 19, 1996 9:53 am

Dale Bruning Trio to Perform at Bates

The innovative Dale Bruning Trio will present a jazz concert at Bates College on March 2 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Concert Hall.

The trio, composed of Bruning of Longmont, Colo., on guitar, Sam Sherry of Cape Elizabeth on bass and Steve Grover of Augusta, winner of the 1994 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz/BMI Jazz Composers Competition, on drums, will perform a variety of jazz standards as well as original compositions by Bruning.

Friday

February 16, 1996 9:49 am

Jazz Great Corea to Perform at Bates

Pianist Chick Corea, considered one of the preeminent forces in modern jazz, will perform with his quartet Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel.

Tickets, at $10 each, may be reserved through the college box office at 207-786-6135.

Friday

February 16, 1996 9:39 am

"Bingo" to be Staged at Bates

The last year in the life of William Shakespeare is the subject of a dramatic play to be staged at Bates College on March 7, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m., and on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996 2:31 pm

Gremley concert to be held at Bates

Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 will perform the third annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at Bates College on Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996 2:18 pm

Orchestra performance commemorates Purcell's music

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by William Matthews of the music faculty, will perform a concert accompanied by dancers and chamber singers at 8 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Olin Arts Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.