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August


Aug 27, 2021

6:00 PM

Sounds of Summer Alumni & Friends Concert
New Wilmington Borough Amphitheater

Join the Office of Alumni Engagement and members of our Westminster College School of Music and their talented alumni for a compilation of musical performances, ranging from the delicate and peaceful preludes of classical vocalists, to toe-tapping 80s covers, lively ukuleles and jazz ensembles, to an exhilarating set from the official drumline of the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Steeline! Community members, alumni and friends are encouraged to attend!

This event runs alongside the New Wilmington Rotary's BBQ Chicken dinner and orders can be placed in advance by contacting Gus Vavithes at 724-946-2434 or Rob Klamut at 724-651-4956 and picked-up and enjoyed during the concert. Dinner pick-up runs from 4 - 7 p.m. at the park's picnic shelter. Orders should be placed by August 20.

All attendees of the concert will enjoy FREE Rita's Ice as they listen to the show! Plan to come and enjoy an evening of musical delight.

Performers include: Tad Greig (Faculty), Tim Winfield (Faculty), Greer Wardlaw '22, Jonah Hubauer '22, Devin Greig '15, Andrew Erb '96, Joni McFarland, Steven Flory '12, Mike Leslie '82, Karen Emmett '75, Joe Spurio '17, Andrew Withington (Faculty), Dorita Bolger (Faculty Emerita), Paulette Darko, Mary Jo Sanitate, Rhonda Paglia, Babs Quincy '85 (Staff, retired), Meghan Kowalski '20, and Jeff Wachter as accompanist.  

For additional information, please contact Kara Montgomery at montgokh@westminster.edu or 724-946-7363.

Reservations due by Friday, August 27, 2021

 

September


Sep 18, 2021

7:30 PM

"I Am, He Said" A Celebration of the Music of Neil Diamond
Orr Auditorium
Starring Matt Vee, nephew of 60s Pop-Star Bobby Vee
Join Matt, Jeff, and Tommy Vee, nephew and sons of the legendary Bobby Vee, for a celebration of the music of Neil Diamond with songs like “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Song Sung Blue,” and “Sweet Caroline,” and more!
 
For more information, contact Connie McGinnis, Director of Celebrity Series, at mcginncl@westminster.edu or 724-946-7371.
 
"I Am, He Said" A Celebration of the Music of Neil Diamond was previously scheduled for April 4. Please hold on to your original ticket, which will be honored for entry to the show on the new date.

 

October


Oct 11, 2021

12:00 AM

Music Major for a Day
School of Music
OPEN TO CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS AND SENIORS CONSIDERING A MAJOR IN MUSIC, WESTMINSTER COLLEGE SCHOOL OF MUSIC WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO FIND OUT WHAT A DAY AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL IS LIKE.
 
For those considering concentrating in Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion (Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, numerous class options).
 
BECOME A MUSIC MAJOR FOR A DAY!
All participants will be paired with a current Westminster student to shadow for the day. You will have the opportunity to sit in on classes, meet and talk with current students and faculty, and participate in ensembles. Lunch will be provided for all. This day is more than about observing only. It is about the opportunity to interact, ask questions, and meet faculty and students.
Oct 12, 2021

12:00 AM

Music Major for a Day
School of Music
OPEN TO CURRENT HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS AND SENIORS CONSIDERING A MAJOR IN MUSIC, WESTMINSTER COLLEGE SCHOOL OF MUSIC WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO FIND OUT WHAT A DAY AT THE COLLEGIATE LEVEL IS LIKE.
 
For those considering Vocal Music, Keyboard, or Strings (Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Orchestra and numerous class options).
 
BECOME A MUSIC MAJOR FOR A DAY!
All participants will be paired with a current Westminster student to shadow for the day. You will have the opportunity to sit in on classes, meet and talk with current students and faculty, and participate in ensembles. Lunch will be provided for all. This day is more than about observing only. It is about the opportunity to interact, ask questions, and meet faculty and students.
Oct 22, 2021

7:30 PM

Symphony Orchestra Concert
Orr Auditorium

 

November


Nov 12, 2021

7:30 PM

Wind Ensemble Concert
Orr Auditorium
Nov 14, 2021

3:00 PM

Jazz Ensemble Concert

 

February


Feb 18, 2022

7:30 PM

Symphonic Band Concert
Orr Auditorium
Feb 20, 2022

3:00 PM

Jazz Ensemble Concert

 

April


Apr 22, 2022

7:30 PM

Men's & Women's Choir Concert
Apr 24, 2022

7:30 PM

Concert Choir & Chamber Singers
Apr 26, 2022

7:30 PM

Michael Bolton: 50th Anniversary of Greatest Hits
Orr Auditorium

50th Anniversary of Greatest Hits
Multiple Grammy award winner singer, songwriter Michael Bolton brings his Symphony Series Tour to Westminster College.  Known for classics such as “How Am I Supposed To Live Without You,” “When A Man Loves A Woman,” “Georgia On My Mind,” “Said I Loved You...But I Lied “ and so many more! 


SPONSORED BY HUNTINGTON, Celebrity Series STAR Sponsor    
VIDEO LINKhttps://michaelbolton.com/#gallery
For more information, contact Connie McGinnis, Director of Celebrity Series, at mcginncl@westminster.edu or 724-946-7371.

The Michael Bolton concert was previously scheduled for April 29, 2020. Tickets with the original April 29, 2020 date will be honored at this show.

 

May


May 1, 2022

3:00 PM

Jazz Ensemble Concert
May 6, 2022

7:30 PM

Combined Bands Concert
Orr Auditorium
May 7, 2022

7:30 PM

Gala Concert
Orr Auditorium