Performances are Feb. 14 at Pacific's Forest Grove Campus and Feb. 15 at Village Church in Beaverton. Tickets coming soon.
A music scholarship at Pacific opened artistic doors for Leiana Petlewski ’21 and helped ignite her creative passion. She plays the cello in the symphonic orchestra and is a member of the dance ensemble. Now a junior, Petlewski is majoring in applied theatre and dance.
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.
Tickets are available now for the shows, as well as for a special opening night reception event.
A surge in students pursuing music degrees at Pacific University over the past decade is expected to continue this fall.