Brian Ray, piano. The works of Chopin, Debussy and Ravel.
Sponsored by the Mike Curb Institute
for Music, Alumni Relations, and the Rhodes Chapter of Memphis,
the evening features a performance by the incomparable Dee Dee
Bridgewater, returning to her Memphis roots. Bridgewater is a
three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Tony
Award-winning stage actress, and a 2017 NEA Jazz Master. The
concert is free and begins at 7:00 p.m.
Iren Zombor, cello & Brian Ray, piano. The works of Chopin and Shostakovich
(Note: rescheduled from original date.)
This past Memorial Day weekend, the Rhodes Singers made it to the celebrated concert hall thanks to Dr. William Skoog, choral director and chair of the Department of Music at Rhodes.
Join the Rhodes College Department of Music for our last student performance of the school year!
Free and Open to the Public
Jennifer Higdon is a major figure in contemporary Classical music, receiving the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music and a 2010 Grammy Award. "Blue cathedral" is one of America’s most performed contemporary orchestral works, with more than 600 performances worldwide since its premiere in 2000. Her Opera, Cold Mountain, received rave reviews at Santa Fe Opera, resulting in an additional performance and a recording that received a Grammy nomination in 2016.
The Springfield Music Lectures were established in 1991 as a bequest from the late John Murry Springfield ’51.
The Rhodes Singers
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Barrie Cooper, violin
William Skoog, conductor
Music includes The Singing Rooms, Ruminations (Premier,
Springfield commission), Invitation to Love, Telegram and more.
Tickets: General Admission - $15.00; Rhodes Faculty/Staff -
$10.00; Students - $5.00
Featuring the Rhodes Jazz Band and Jazz Combos.
Douglas Rubio is Professor of Classical Guitar at the State University of New York at Potsdam. He has performed throughout the United States as a soloist and chamber musician, and has been the featured concerto soloist with the Montecito (California) and Pennsylvania Centre chamber orchestras, and the Orchestra of Northern New York. His Avalon Guitar Duo won First Prize in the 1985 Guitar Foundation of America International Duo Guitar Competition, and is featured on the compact disc GFA Winners Circle 1982-1993.
The Rhodes Jazz Band led by Dr. John Bass, director of Rhodes’ Mike Curb Institute for Music, will participate in Grahamwood Elementary School’s annual Mardi Gras Parade Feb. 24.