Dr. John Bass of the Department of Music and director of Rhodes’ Mike Curb Institute for Music has published a commentary in The Philadelphia Inquirer titled “Lessons from Elvis on Inspiring Today’s Young People.”
The Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale, a semiprofessional ensemble at Rhodes College directed by Dr. William Skoog, will hold auditions for all voice parts for its 2017-2018 season. Open to the public, auditions will be held Tuesday, Aug. 22, between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at 613 University St., in McNeill Concert Hall (across from the Rhodes main campus).
Featuring Rhodes Orchestra, Rhodes Wind Ensemble, and Rhodes Jazz Band
"Music of the Holiday Season” Featuring Rhodes Women’s Chorus, Singers & Chamber Singers, William Skoog and Ellen Koziel, conductors Jane Gamble, organist/pianist.
Featuring the Rhodes College Jazz Band performing a wide variety of swing dance and jazz band classics.
Brian Hodge, condctor
The Red Hot Lindy Hop Dancers will be on hand teaching swind dance techniques beginning at 7:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Featuring a selection of bebop jazz tunes and choice standards to the likes of Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, and Bobby McFerrin. Bob Sunda, jazz bass; Tony Thomas, piano; Mike Assad, drums; and special guest artist, Dr. Mark Weiss (AKA "Dr. Scat")
Free and open to the public.
Rhodes Singers, Orchestra & Wind Ensemble
John Ross, classical guitar. Works by Dowland, Bach, Berkeley, Brouwer.