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The Arts at Willamette

Native American Heritage Month

Native american heritage month
In conjunction with the Native American Heritage Month, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art is pleased to highlight the following items: 
November Exhibitions
breath of heaven
Ancient Near Eastern Art from American Collections Continuing through Dec. 22, 2013
david roberts
Continuing through Dec. 22, 2013

Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts Biennial
Opens Nov. 9, 2013 and continues through Feb. 2, 2014

WU Theatre


Willamette University Theatre will present an evening of dance. The program will incorporate a wide spectrum of movement styles including ballet, modern, 

Beginnings: A Dance Concert 
tap and aerial, while featuring original choreography by the faculty, guest choreographers and students.

NOVEMBER 17 – 23, 2013

Artistic Director: Jessi Fouts

Preview: November 14, 7:30 p.m.
Runs: November 15-23
Evening Performances: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: November 16 and 23, 2:00 p.m.

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Flute Master Class with Guest Artist John McMurtery John McMurtery

On Sunday, November 24th at 4:00 pm, in the Rogers Rehearsal Hall, Rogers Music Center, the Willamette University Flute Studio presents a master class with guest artist John McMurtery. Currently serving as section flutist with the New York City Opera orchestra and Assistant Professor of Flute at Western Illinois University, Mr. McMurtery is a past president of the New York Flute Club and holds a Doctorate of Music Arts degree from The Juilliard School. In this master class, he will coach some of Willamette's top flute students in their performances of works by Mozart, Varèse and Doppler, accompanied by faculty pianist Crystal Zimmerman.

Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, please visit http://johnmcmurtery.com/, or contact Professor Sarah Tiedemann at 503-370-6833 or stiedema @willamette.edu. You may also contact the Willamette University Music Department at 503-370-6255.

Soprano Christine Welch Elder presents Faculty Voice Recital

Soprano Christine Welch Elder will present a faculty voice recital entitled “Now, Today, I Will Sing: Songs on Poems of Sappho” on Tuesday, November 12 at 7:30 PM at Willamette University’s Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center. She will be joined by flutist Sandy Duffy Norman and composer/pianist Christopher Wicks. Mr. Wicks composed the Songs of Sappho from 2002-2009.

Ms. Elder is in her 14th year on the music faculty at Willamette University where she teaches Studio Voice and Theory/Aural Skills and conducts Voce Femminile. She is a frequent soloist with NW regional orchestras and choruses. Sandy Duffy Norman is on faculty at Western Oregon University and teaches flute at her private studio Sunridge Flute Studios. Mr. Wicks is a member of the American Guild of Organists and is organist at Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Salem. More can be found about his compositions at www.christopherwicks.com

There is a suggested donation of $8/adults, $5/students, and the concert is free to Willamette faculty, students, staff, and ICL members with ID. For further information contact the Willamette University Music Department at 503-370-6255.