Aquilon Music Festival to launch this summer at Linfield College

Aquilon Music FestivalThe Aquilon Music Festival, an intensive three-week young artist program, will launch this summer with the first modern-era production of the opera parody “La Chûte de Phaëton.” 

The festival, based at the Linfield College McMinnville campus, will be held July 1-22. It will feature two full-staged opera productions—”La Chûte de Phaëton” and two performances of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro.”  

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Singletary forensics tournament offers scholarships

Linfield College entryHigh school seniors who win at debate and speech are eligible for Linfield College scholarships at the 83rd annual Craig Singletary High School Forensics Tournament, held at Linfield’s McMinnville campus Feb. 2-3.  

Approximately 350 high school student speakers from more than 25 Oregon and Washington high schools will compete in the Singletary tournament.

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Linfield online bachelor’s degree among nation’s best, says U.S. News & World Report

Student taking a class via Online and Continuing Education (OCE)Linfield College was ranked in the top tier of national online bachelor’s degree programs, according to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report list released Tuesday. Linfield has the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private liberal arts colleges in Oregon.   Continue reading

Honor society Kappa Tau Alpha established at Linfield College 

Kappa Tau AlphaLinfield College will establish a chapter of the Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA) honor society to recognize academic excellence in journalism and mass communication.  Starting at the 2018 Commencement, the Department of Mass Communication will award KTA honors to graduating seniors in the upper 10 percent of the major. KTA inductees will be recognized in the Commencement program. 

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Winter choir concert offers seasonal songs 

Linfield College ChoirWinter is coming, and with it, a seasonal concert featuring a varied program of choir music and caroling at Linfield College.  

The Linfield Department of Music will present a winter choir concert on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. 

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Exhibit at Linfield College museum explores ‘Discoveries and Donations’ 

Senegal exhibit, Linfield Anthropology MuseumA new exhibit at the Linfield Anthropology Museum, rather than examine a specific time period or event, explores the museum itself. 

The exhibit, “Discoveries and Donations: A Retrospective of the Linfield Anthropology Museum,” opens on Tuesday, Dec. 5. A noon reception will kick off the opening.  

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Linfield presents a musical theatre cabaret 

Piano at Linfield College“Come to the cabaret,” the musical theatre standard beckons. Linfield College takes up this call as it holds an evening cabaret performance of musical theatre scenes. 

The Linfield Department of Music will present its cabaret on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall of the Vivian A. Bull Music Center.  

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