Bi-College Theater, Dance, and Music

The 2015-2016 Arts at Bryn Mawr brochure is available for download here.

The Fall 2015 Audition Schedule is available as a PDF here.

THE ARTS PROGRAM AT BRYN MAWR COLLEGE
Fall 2015 Audition Schedule

DANCE AUDITIONS
Contact: Prof. Linda Caruso-Haviland, 610-526-5601, lcarusoh@brynmawr.edu

For Ballet Ensemble
Choreographer: Colby Damon
AT BRYN MAWR
Saturday, Sept 12
11:00 am
(HC students, we will arrange a car pick up at the first Blue Bus stop. Contact mcantor@brynmawr if you need a ride to campus)
Pembroke Dance Studio

For the Dance Outreach Project
Choreographer: Mady Cantor
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Wednesday, Sept. 2
4:10 - 5:30 pm 
Pembroke Dance Studio

For Modern Ensemble
Choreographer: Vicky Shick
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Saturday, September 12
12:00 - 2:00 PM
Pembroke Dance Studio

Students will study with award-winning New York based choreographer Vicky Shick who will set a piece on and with them. Weekend intensives: Oct 24-25, Oct 31-Nov 1, Nov 13-14, 20-21, Dec 5, plus two additional one hour rehearsals in November.

THEATER AUDITIONS
For the Bi-College Theater Program's Fall Production of
Erik Ehn’s Saint Plays
Contact: Prof. Catharine Slusar, cslusar@brynmawr.edu

AT BRYN MAWR
Thursday, September 3
6:00 - 10:00 PM
Goodhart Common Room

AT HAVERFORD
Saturday, September 5
12:00 - 3:00pm
Stokes 102

BI-CO MUSIC AUDITIONS
For the Bi-College Chamber Singers
Contact: Prof. Thomas Lloyd, Director, 610-896-1006 or tlloyd@haverford.edu

A mixed choir of 30 voices who perform challenging repertoire ranging from the Renaissance to the present day in a variety of languages and styles.

Rehearsals for Chamber Singers are Monday and Tuesday afternoons in MacCrate Hall (Haverford) from 4:30-5:50 and Thursday afternoons from 4:20-5:40 in the Music Room at Goodhart Hall (Bryn Mawr). Visitors are always welcome at rehearsals!

For the Bi-Co Chorale
Contact: Prof. Thomas Lloyd, Director, 610-896-1006 or tlloyd@haverford.edu

The Chorale is a Wednesday night institution in bi-college life. An oratorio choir of 120-150 singers, the Chorale performs a major work with orchestra each semester under the direction of Professor Thomas Lloyd.

Members include bi-college students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends from the surrounding community. The orchestra is usually made up of advanced bi-college musicians supplemented by music students from Curtis and Temple. Soloists have included students who are members of Chorale, Chamber Singers and guest artists.

Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from 6:50 - 8:50 in Marshall Auditorium (HC). Visitors are always welcome at rehearsals!

Sign up for a time to audition for both Chorale and Chamber Singers on lists posted:
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Goodhart, Atrium Bulletin Board

AT HAVERFORD
Union Music Center Lobby

Auditions will be held
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Thursday, September 3
3:00 - 5:00pm
Music Room, Goodhart

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Sunday, September 6
1:00 - 3:30pm
Music Room, Goodhart

For the Bi-College Orchestra
Contact: Prof. Heidi Jacob, Director, 610-896-1010, hjacob@haverford.edu

This fall the Haverford/Bryn Mawr College Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No 1 in C Major, Rossini's Overture to an Italian in Algiers and George Walker's Lyric for Strings. In the spring semester, the orchestra will perform Brahms' Symphony No. 4 in E Minor and the winner of the Student Concerto Competition.
 
In chamber music and orchestra, students will have the opportunity to work with the Momenta Quartet, Imani Winds, the Graham Ashton Brass Quintet, and internationally acclaimed cellist Lynn Harrell.

Auditions will double for chamber and orchestra. 

Sunday, September 6 
AT HAVERFORD
Union Music Center
Strings, 2:00 - 5:00pm
Piano, 4:00 - 5:00pm
Percussion, 5:00 - 6:00pm

Monday September 7
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Goodhart Hall, Music Room and Various Classrooms
All Strings, 7:00 - 10:00pm
All Brass and Woodwinds, except flute, 7:00 - 9:00pm
Flute, 7:00 - 9:30pm

For the Bi-College Jazz Ensemble
Contact: Dr. Charles Cacioppo, Director, 610-291-8119, cc829@cornell.edu

The Bi-College Jazz Ensemble will rehearse on a weekly basis at Haverford (day and time TBD), and present at least one recital at the end of the semester. Rehearsals will focus on performance, instrumental/vocal technique, and improvisation, as applied to a diverse jazz repertoire.

Depending on the interests and strengths of the ensemble there may be opportunities for performances and participation in jam sessions at first-class jazz venues in Philadelphia such as La Rose, Time, Chris’s, and Bob and Barbara’s.

All instruments/voices welcome, but we are especially seeking bass players, drummers, and pianists.

If interested please attend our general interest meeting, and bring your instrument:

Tuesday, September 1

AT HAVERFORD
Union Music Center
5:00 - 6:00 PM

 

Theater at Bryn Mawr
Mark Lord, Catharine Slusar, and Maiko Matsushima

Wear comfortable shoes, expect the unexpected, and reserve your place online here, by emailing reservations@brynmawr.edu, or by calling 610-526-5210.

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Upcoming Events

Fall 2015 Theater Production
Stay tuned for details!
Directed by Catharine Slusar
Friday-Sunday, Thursday-Saturday, November 13-15, 19-21, 7:30 PM
Hepburn Teaching Theater, Goodhart Hall

Archive of Past Productions

Dance at Bryn Mawr
Linda Caruso-Haviland and Madeline Cantor

From ballet to experimental, hip hop to Flamenco, explore the power and poetry of movement. Information: (610) 526-5208. For more information on the Dance Program and details on performances and classes, visit the dance department web page.

Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for details on the Fall 2015 Dance Program events!

Save the Dates!
Saturday, February 6, 2016 Faculty Dance Concert
Pembroke Dance Studio

Saturday-Sunday, April 23-24, 2016 Spring Dance Concert
McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall

Dance Performance Archives

Music at Bryn Mawr & Haverford
Heidi Jacob and Thomas Lloyd

A wide variety of concerts are presented in Thomas Great Hall (TGH) and in the Music Room (MR) at Bryn Mawr College, and in Founders Hall (FH) and Marshall Auditorium (MA) at Haverford College.


2015-2016 Bi-Co Music Events Calendar
Upcoming Events


Bryn Mawr Family Weekend Concert
Saturday, October 24, 8:30pm
Thomas Great Hall

Haverford Family Weekend Concert
Saturday, October 31, 8:30pm
Haverford College - Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Bryn Mawr & Haverford Orchestra
Fall Orchestra Concert
Friday, November 20, 8pm
Haverford College - Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Program:
Rossini: Overture, L’Italiana in
Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers);
George Walker: Lyric for Strings;
Beethoven, Symphony #1 in C
Major, Op. 21
Spring Orchestra

Bryn Mawr & Haverford Chorale
Fall Chorale Concert

Sunday, December 6, 3:00pm
Haverford College - Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Bryn Mawr & Haverford Chamber Singers
Annual Holiday Concert
Thursday, December 10, 8pm
Haverford College - Founders Hall

Bryn Mawr & Haverford Chamber Music
Fall Chamber Music Concerts
Take a break from studies and enjoy student chamber music concerts.
All are free and open to the public.

Spring Chamber Music Concert #1
Wednesday, December 9, 7:30pm
Bryn Mawr College – Goodhart Music Room

Spring Chamber Music Concert #2
Monday, December 14, 7:30pm
Haverford College - Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Spring Chamber Music Concert #3
Tuesday, December 15, 7:30pm
Bryn Mawr College – Goodhart Music Room

Spring Orchestra Concert
Friday, April 15, 8pm
Haverford College - Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium
Program:
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E
Minor; Bi-Co student competition
concerto winner(s)

Spring Chorale Concert
Sunday, April 24, 3pm
Haverford College - Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Chamber Singers' Rotunda Concert
Thursday, April 28, 4:45pm
Haverford College - Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center

Bryn Mawr & Haverford Chamber Music
Spring Chamber Music Concerts
Take a break from studies and enjoy student chamber music concerts.
All are free and open to the public.
 
Spring Chamber Music Concert #1
Thursday, April 28, 7:30pm
Bryn Mawr College – Goodhart Music Room
 
Spring Chamber Music Concert #2
Monday, May 2, 7:30pm
Haverford College - Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium

Spring Chamber Music Concert #3
Tuesday, May 3, 7:30pm
Bryn Mawr College – Goodhart Music Room
 
Chamber Singers’ Annual Commencement Concert
Friday, May 13, 8:30pm
Bryn Mawr College - Thomas Great Hall