The Arts at Willamette
Native American Heritage Month
- Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Biennial opens Nov. 9, 2013 and continues through Feb. 2, 2014
- CSIA reception and the dedication of a newly commissioned work by Joe Feddersen on Nov. 15
- An artist demonstration with Joe Feddersen on Nov. 16
- The opportunity to donate a blanket to Marie Watt’s sculpture project
- New efforts preserve the museum's Native American basket collection
- The museum’s Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Gallery
- Gallery Talks: Nov. 5, 12, 16, 19, 26
- Lecture: Nov. 7, "Lions, Bulls, Snakes, and Scorpions: Animals in Ancient Iranian Art" with Dr. Holly Pitman
- Stories from Ancient Mesopotamia: Nov. 9 "Common Sense from an Uncommon Time"
- Film: Nov. 12, "Murder on the Orient Express"
Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Biennial
Willamette University Theatre will present an evening of dance. The program will incorporate a wide spectrum of movement styles including ballet, modern,
Beginnings: A Dance Concert tap and aerial, while featuring original choreography by the faculty, guest choreographers and students.
NOVEMBER 17 – 23, 2013
Artistic Director: Jessi Fouts
Preview: November 14, 7:30 p.m.
Runs: November 15-23
Evening Performances: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: November 16 and 23, 2:00 p.m.
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Flute Master Class with Guest Artist John McMurtery
On Sunday, November 24th at 4:00 pm, in the Rogers Rehearsal Hall, Rogers Music Center, the Willamette University Flute Studio presents a master class with guest artist John McMurtery. Currently serving as section flutist with the New York City Opera orchestra and Assistant Professor of Flute at Western Illinois University, Mr. McMurtery is a past president of the New York Flute Club and holds a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from The Juilliard School. In this master class, he will coach some of Willamette's top flute students in their performances of works by Mozart, Varèse and Doppler, accompanied by faculty pianist Crystal Zimmerman.
Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, please visit http://johnmcmurtery.com/, or contact Professor Sarah Tiedemann at 503-370-6833 or stiedema @willamette.edu. You may also contact the Willamette University Music Department at 503-370-6255.
Soprano Christine Welch Elder presents Faculty Voice Recital
Soprano Christine Welch Elder will present a faculty voice recital entitled “Now, Today, I Will Sing: Songs on Poems of Sappho” on Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30 PM at Willamette University’s Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center. She will be joined by flutist Sandy Duffy Norman and composer/pianist Christopher Wicks. Mr. Wicks composed the Songs of Sappho from 2002-2009.
Ms. Elder is in her 14th year on the music faculty at Willamette University where she teaches Studio Voice and Theory/Aural Skills and conducts Voce Femminile. She is a frequent soloist with NW regional orchestras and choruses. Sandy Duffy Norman is on faculty at Western Oregon University and teaches flute at her private studio Sunridge Flute Studios. Mr. Wicks is a member of the American Guild of Organists and is organist at Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Salem. More can be found about his compositions at www.christopherwicks.com
There is a suggested donation of $8/adults, $5/students, and the concert is free to Willamette faculty, students, staff, and ICL members with ID. For further information contact the Willamette University Music Department at 503-370-6255.