September 4, 2014 8:00 am
For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.
April 19, 2010 3:49 pm
From the story: “Someone was asking the other day, ‘What do you really want to do?’ I think I’m doing it. I’m working with the greatest young musicians in the world and the greatest young composers, and I get to pick the venues. This is it. This is my dream.”
April 22, 1996 11:26 am
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.
March 19, 1996 10:16 am
A new concerto by Bates College music professor William Matthews and the monumental Ninth Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich will be on the program when the Bates Orchestra performs March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.