Music News and Events
- NEWSFreddy Vilches, associate professor of Hispanic studies, composed a Latin American suite to help commemorate the 160th anniversary of Urubichá, Bolivia. In August, he traveled to the Bolivian town for a live performance, along with L&C orchestra director and Urubichá guest conductor Lance Inouye.RENT, a collaboration between the music and theatre departments, opens on October 28. Lewis & Clark’s production of the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning musical seeks to ground the story in the gritty history of the AIDS epidemic, honor the narratives of queer individuals, and grow the audience for live theatre.Face to Face: A Celebration of the Voice
James W. Rogers Concert
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
7:30 p.m., Agnes Flanagan ChapelLC has a phenomenal choral program, and you’re invited to join us!Luca Fazioli, son of piano maker Paolo Fazioli, visited Lewis & Clark’s Agnes Flanagan Chapel in June 2022 to inspect the aging process of our 2012 Fazioli piano.
Portland’s Resonance Ensemble, led by L&C’s Kathy FitzGibbon, worked with artist-composer Damien Geter to present a bold, thought-provoking musical response to violence against African Americans in the United States. The Requiem premiered in Portland and was performed at the Kennedy Center in late May.Show/Performance title: The Starry Road To FreedomPrécis: This show takes us on the journey of what it truly means to be free. From Frederick Douglass as a young boy who is heavily influenced by his grandmother to self realization through the power of the written and spoken word we witness Douglass dramatic discovery of freedom through 7 different characters played by Phil Darius Wallace. He creatively uses song, poetry, monologue and speeches to bring the Frederick Douglass Story to life.
This show is to be held in Evans Auditorium Monday, April 11th from 4:30pm-5:45pm.The James W. Rogers Professorship in Music was established in 1995 by the Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation of Modesto, California, in memory of the late James W. Rogers ’64.
During his four years at Lewis & Clark, Jim was a member of the Lewis & Clark Chorus and various other choral groups. A gifted bass, he particularly enjoyed traveling with the choir on its annual tours. In recognition of Jim’s lifelong appreciation of music and his respect for Professor Stanley Glarum (Lewis & Clark choral director from 1947 to 1975), the first Rogers Professor of Music was Gilbert Seeley, a gifted teacher and performer of choral music. In 2010, musicologist Aaron Beck was inaugurated as the second Rogers Professor of Music.
The Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation contributes to youth and other human service programs, medical research, and education from the elementary through university levels. At Lewis & Clark, the foundation also sponsors the Mary Stuart Rogers Professorship in Education, the Mary Stuart Rogers Scholarship Fund, and the John S. Rogers Science Research Program. Most recently, the foundation awarded Lewis & Clark a generous grant to provide a permanent home for the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling.Public Affairs and Communications is seeking all types of music for marketing purposes. We’ll pay you for your talent.
- EVENTSNovember 30The Lewis and Clark Jazz Combos present a scintillating performance of Jazz music from the last 50 years, exploring all genres of America’s only indigenous artform!December 2
Lewis & Clark’s choral program performs on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel.December 3The Lewis & Clark Orchestra present a performance on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel.December 4The Wind Symphony, Low Brass Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble perform on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 3:00pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Brett EE Paschal, conductorDecember 5The Lewis & Clark Department of Music present an evening of original student electronic music. This stylistically varied concert will include a variety of student compositions with accompanying video.January 18, 2023Join us as the Lewis & Clark Faculty Chamber Players perform Brahms and more on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel.February 10, 2023Join us for an evening of music for lovers and haters! Friday, February 10, 2023 at 7:30pm in Evans Auditorium.