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Sep 26, 2017
Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre will host composer Tom Cipullo as the guest artist-in-residence for the first event in the 2017-18 New Music Live series on Sept. 28-29. New Music Live this year will explore the human voice and the world of vocal potential, according to Dr. Carol Dusdieker, director of the School of Music & Theatre.
Sep 22, 2017
When Jon Waters arrived at Heidelberg about 14 months ago, he was greeted with blank stares when he asked about the instrument inventory for the marching band he had signed on to create.
“There were no uniforms and no instruments, but there was a group of pioneers who believe in me, who said, ‘Let’s give this a chance,’” Jon said Thursday night as a group of band benefactors, alumni, community friends and band family members, and ‘Berg faculty and staff gathered to celebrate Strike Up the Band.
Sep 18, 2017
The Heidelberg University School of Music & Theatre will stage the dramatic presentation, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” to kick off its performance season Sept. 21-24 in Gundlach Theatre.
“This is such an important show right now, given the way our country is talking about hate,” said director Stephen Svoboda. “To me, every generation needs to be reminded of this story.”
Jun 21, 2017
Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre is the recipient of a prestigious National Endowment for the Arts grant in support of the long-standing New Music Live series. The School of Music & Theatre will receive $15,000 from the NEA as part of $82 million in funding announced by NEA Chairman Jane Chu. Heidelberg’s grant is part of NEA’s Art Works program, and is one of 1,029 awards in the organization’s second round of funding in fiscal year 2017.
Apr 24, 2017
Heidelberg University’s Symphonic Band, under the direction of Jonathan Waters, will dedicate its spring concert on Saturday, April 29, to band member Bernadette Wolfe, a freshman music major from Bellevue who was injured in an auto accident April 18.
“It’s times like this when our community comes together, our friends come together and the band family comes together,” Waters said. Wolfe plays oboe in the Symphonic Band and performs with Heidelberg’s Marching band, which Waters also directs.
The theme of the spring concert is “I Lift My Eyes.”