The Soli Deo Gloria Honors Band features the finest high school band students in the West Michigan area. Under the leadership of Kayla Cordell, director of Symphonic Winds, participants in the honors band will rehearse and perform a concert with members of Cornerstone University Symphonic Winds.
Bring your dancing shoes and shake off the winter blues to great music from the Swing era. Whether you dance or prefer to watch, you'll enjoy this free night of amazing music and entertainment. Live music will be performed by CU students, Kathy Gibson and the River City Jazz Big Band.
Don't miss out on an experience-packed weekend with your big brother or sister. Siblings Weekend 2019 includes student activities, an overnight stay in the dorms and an opportunity to watch a men's basketball game.
J.S. Bach's Lutheranism deeply impacted his life in many ways, including his musical compositions. During a free Music Matters Lecture Series guest lecture entitled "Mercy, Love and Pain: Exploring Theological Perspectives in the Arias of J.S. Bach," Karen Albert will examine arias from a sample of his major vocal works, discussing how they reveal interesting theological perspectives that are still relevant today.
About Karen Albert
Karen Albert is an emerging professional vocalist currently residing in Grand Rapids, Mich. She holds a master's degree in musicology from Michigan State University where she researched and performed music from the French Canadian folk song repertoire. Her recent performances include Edward Elgar's "Sea Pictures" with the Gaylord Community Orchestra. She also made her Mozart Requiem debut this past spring, performing the alto solos. Karen has been a student at the Seraphic Fire Professional Choral Institute at Aspen Music Festival, and she is now a choral scholar at historic Park Church in Grand Rapids. Her upcoming performances include the role of Mrs. McClean in Carlisle Floyd's "Susannah" with the West Michigan Opera Project. Karen will graduate with a master's degree in voice performance from Central Michigan University this May.