Johnandrew Slominski, assistant professor of music at Linfield College, will celebrate the work of two newly-minted octogenarians at his solo piano recital.
Slominski will perform work from American composers William Bolcom and Philip Glass. Additionally, Slominski will perform the works of Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt and Mozart. The recital will be held Friday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus.
Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, professor of English at Linfield College, will review some pertinent and controversial issues when she discusses free speech and its role on college campuses as part of a faculty lecture series on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield. Continue reading →
Linfield College will observe Constitution Day with an event on the relationship between civility and inclusion.
The Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice and the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) will hold a “Conversation about Civility, Diversity and Inclusion” on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, August 27, 2018. Most of Linfield College’s new students — about 375, including both freshmen and transfers — attended the traditional opening convocation Friday along with parents, staff and other college community members. Classes started Monday.
Linfield’s new president, Miles Davis, opened his part of the convocation with a shout.
In the documentary “Red, White and Black,” Jarod Sleet, a black winemaker and member of the cellar team at Argyle Winery, says purveyors who come into the winery ask him if he knows someone who works there.
“Red, White and Black” chronicles the struggles and successes of minority winemakers in Oregon. It will be shown on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.
Miles K. Davis, Linfield College president, will present the keynote address at opening convocation on Friday, Aug. 24, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield. The talk is entitled “Why we need liberal arts education more than ever.”
The young artists and international faculty of the Castleman Quartet Program will present four free programs of chamber music in August during the program’s summer-in-residence at Linfield College.Continue reading →
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, June 22, 2018.
Top vocal students from around the country will come to McMinnville in July to study and put on several public performances, including two full-staged operas, “The Marriage of Figaro” and the recently rediscovered “La Chute de Phaeton.” They will take part in the new Aquilon Music Festival, which organizer and Linfield College voice professor Anton Belov hopes to make a community tradition.
“We want to make sure every concert, every lecture is open to the public,” he said. “This is not just about education; we want people to enjoy it, too.”Continue reading →