A play about gender shifting spanning centuries, fluid movement from choreographers, and the sounds of jazz, a choir, and “Amazing Grace.” These are just some of the highlights of Pacific University’s 2019 Fall Theatre, Dance and Concert Season.
Frances Clapp ’08 — that is, 1908 — was a revered figure from the turn of the last century. She was a skilled pianist who appeared in many musical programs from the era, playing Chopin, Beethoven, Grieg, Rubinstein, Bach and other composers.
The concert is a culmination of three days of fun, yet intense, instruction and practice for aspiring young musicians under the direction of distinguished music faculty.
More than 400 high school student musicians will descend on the university's Forest Grove Campus for three days of rehearsals and lessons.
Five performances each feature a different ensemble of Pacific student musicians.
Pacific will host a high school chamber ensembles contest on Friday, April 26 and a high school musician solo competition on Saturday, April 27.
Pacific students offer music lessons to area youth in renowned String Project, which has has expanded to include band instruments.
Optimizing Care Across the Gender Spectrum, a one-day workshop on Saturday, April 6, provides tools for speech-language pathologists and educators.
Tickets are available now for the shows, as well as for a special opening night reception event.
Applications are now open for student participants in the 2019 Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Inquiry Summer Institute at Pacific University.