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Poets of the Piano: Contrasts

March 19 was the premiere of our last Friday Afternoon Musicale of the 2020-2021 school year. Nathan Carterette, deemed “exuberant yet sensitive” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, performed pairs of contrasting piano works by Bach, Schubert, Chopin, Debussy, and Medtner and … Continue reading

28. April 2021 by katherine.hetz
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Songs That Inspire: A Vocal-Organ Duo Recital

  Stacey Brett Davern, soprano and Chatham University Music Faculty, and Dr. Bradley Fitch, organist/pianist at Grove City College and Christ United Methodist Church, performed a vocal-organ duo recital for our February Friday Afternoon Musicale. Featuring favorites of song and … Continue reading

15. March 2021 by katherine.hetz
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American Awakening

On Friday, November 20, the music program hosted its second virtual concert of the 2020-2021 school year. Zoe Sorrell, a member of our Chatham music faculty, has been deemed a “profoundly gifted and innovative flutist” by Pittsburgh in the Round. … Continue reading

12. March 2021 by katherine.hetz
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Music for Food: Happy Birthday Amadeus!

Happy birthday, Amadeus! Thank you to all who attended our Music for Food concert last night in honor of Mozart’s 264th birthday. We raised over $900 for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to help the hungry in the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

27. January 2020 by katherine.hetz
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Last Piano Compositions of Great Composers

We give special thanks to the talented and award-winning Akina Kondoh for her performance this Friday as she shared with us the last piano compositions of Bach, Chopin, Debussy, Scriabin, and Schubert. The highlight of the recital was Kondoh’s masterful … Continue reading

17. November 2019 by katherine.hetz
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Music for Food: Remembering the Tree of Life

Last Saturday, Roy Sonne, Yeeha Chiu, and Kathy Melucci performed a beautiful program in memoriam of last year’s Tree of Life victims. Heartfelt expression and exquisite musicianship insinuated their way into the hearts of the audience, and, soothing like a … Continue reading

31. October 2019 by katherine.hetz
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The Art of Fortepiano

Bravo to Matthew Bengtson, who performed at Chatham on September nineteenth on his copy of a 1785 Anton Walter fortepiano! Bengtson’s playing transported us back to 18th-century Vienna, providing an enriching perspective to what Bach’s, Haydn’s, and Mozart’s music would … Continue reading

04. October 2019 by katherine.hetz
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Sounds from Ireland

World-renowned pianist, Finghin Collins, privileged the Chatham community with the opportunity of hearing his lecture-recital. Collins played an exquisite program of music by John Field, Chopin, Mozart, and Schubert, as well as two contemporary Irish composers, Philip Martin and Marian … Continue reading

15. April 2019 by katherine.hetz
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The Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

The Chatham community gathered last night to hear the legendary Ethnic Heritage Ensemble perform and host a Q&A session, followed by a small reception. The event was truly a spiritual experience. Bravo to Kahil El’Zabar, Corey Wilkes, and Alex Harding!

28. February 2019 by katherine.hetz
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Chatham’s own, Assistant Professor of Music, Michael Boyd Awarded Feta Prize in Sound Art 2016

THE FETA PRIZE IN SOUND ART 2016 AWARDED TO MICHAEL BOYD Dr. Boyd, Assistant Professor of Music, has been awarded the Feta Prize in Sound Art for 2016.  Click on the link to read more about Dr. Boyd’s work. . Boyd … Continue reading

09. January 2017 by angela.billanti
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