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Apr 10, 2018
With a cast of nearly 50 and several wardrobe changes, what’s a small costume shop to do to get ready for Sister Act, the biggest musical of the year?
Get busy sewing! And organizing.
Senior Costume Shop Foreman Kyrsten Lilly has a lot of costume pieces for cast members to keep track of, including two dozen or so nuns whose looks change several times throughout the show.
Mar 19, 2018
Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre will host the dynamic Ekmeles vocal ensemble as part of the school’s New Music Live Concert Series at 7 p.m. Friday (March 23) in Ohl Concert Hall.
Ekmeles is a six-person acapella vocal ensemble that performs new and rarely heard works and gems of historical avant garde. The group bridges musical past and present as they explore the creative and expressive potential of the human voice.
Mar 1, 2018
Piano teacher and performer Jeff Manchur’s love and respect of traditional music led him into the world of new music, searching for fresh ways of expression beyond the conventional boundaries of current customs of classical music. Audiences will have a chance to experience Manchur’s diverse and challenging style when he performs a guest recital, Choose Joy: Music from a Cancer Journey, at Heidelberg University at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in Brenneman Music Hall.
Feb 27, 2018
Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre invites the community to a drumming workshop with musician-educator and percussion expert Mark Stone on Saturday, March 17, from 9 a.m-2 p.m., in Brenneman Music Hall
Feb 16, 2018
It’ll be “Some Enchanted Evening” when the Heidelberg University Symphonic Band, along with vocal and theatre students, present favorites from Rodgers and Hammerstein in “A Grand Night for Singing” Feb. 23-24 in Gundlach Theatre. Show time both nights is 7:30 p.m.
“A Grand Night for Singing” is a musical theatre revue featuring songs from some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s lesser-known shows such as “Allegro” and “State Fair” as well as big hits from popular and beloved productions, including “Carousel,” “Oklahoma,” “The King and I,” “Cinderella” and “South Pacific.”