Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series 2015-16 Season

IMPORTANT NOTE: The DAS concerts have NOT been cancelled!  (There was a mistake in the Statesman Journal)

Lara St. John, violin

Lara St. John, violin

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Hudson Concert Hall, Rogers Music Center

Canadian born violinist Lara St. John has been described as "something of a phenomenon" by the Strad and a "high-powered soloist" by the New York Times.

Ethos Percussion Group

Kirill Gerstein, piano

Hudson Concert Hall, Rogers Music Center

Thursday, March 31, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

"This rising piano star's blistering technique is matched only by his deeply soulful connection to standard repertoire." - Time Out New York/ April 2012

The Bleckmann Monder Duo

The Theo Bleckmann & Ben Monder Duo

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Hudson Concert Hall, Rogers Music Center

"Bleckmann's encounter with Ben Monder's guitar on "Hydra" builds on dazzling vocal lines festooned with swathers of fleet arpeggios, often layerd like Flamenco or Classical Studies"  -FRED BROUCHARD REVIEWS -New York City Jazz Record.

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Willamette University Music Department
Rogers Music Center
Mon-Fri 9am to 4pm