The Fauré Quartett, one of the world’s leading piano quartets, will perform Wednesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. Continue reading
Daniel Helfgot, author and noted opera director, will give a master class in techniques of interpretation for singers Thursday, April 5, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College. Continue reading
A woman’s journey finding her way in the male-dominated field of astronomy is the focus of an upcoming theatre production at Linfield College. “Silent Sky” by Lauren Gunderson sheds light on the forgotten women scientists in history.
Anis Mojgani, an award-winning poet, will read from his work on Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at the Nicholson Library at Linfield College. Continue reading
Abigail Sperling, instructor of flute at Linfield College, will present her first faculty recital at Linfield, featuring music from New Zealand, Germany, Italy and France. The recital will be held Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall at the Vivian A. Bull Music Center. Continue reading
Linfield College will welcome visiting musicians from Norway. Guest musicians Ingrid Eliassen and Ekaterina Isayevskaya will present “The Arctic Trumpet,” a concert with Norwegian repertoire for trumpet and piano on Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield.
Linfield College’s Keyboard Kapers, a celebration of all things piano, will highlight renowned visiting pianist Jeffrey LaDeur.
Keyboard Kapers encompasses three events from Feb. 28-March 3, including a guest lecture, a concert and a master class. LaDeur will present “Musicien Français,” a discussion of French music from 1700-1918, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 1:30 p.m. “Piano Potpourri,” a concert featuring LaDeur, Linfield piano professor Johnandrew Slominski and Linfield students will be held on Friday, March 2, at 7 p.m. A master class featuring young artists will be held on Saturday, March 3, at 10:30 a.m. All events will be held in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College.
Throughout March, Linfield College will discuss the incarceration of Japanese Americans throughout Oregon during World War II. The college will examine the weight of these actions through a traveling exhibit, an art installation and a documentary film.
On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the forced relocation of Japanese Americans in the wake of the attack at Pearl Harbor. Hundreds of thousands of Japanese Americans on the West Coast were forcibly relocated to internment camps. Permanent camps were built in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming, and temporary camps were established in Oregon. Even Linfield students were forced to relocate, leaving their lives behind.
Achy Obejas, an acclaimed author and noted translator, will be speaking at Linfield College as part of her residency as the 2018 Woodrow Wilson fellow.
Obejas will read from her work on Thursday, March 1 at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. This talk is free and open to the public and will also be livestreamed at www.facebook.com/LinfieldCollege. After the reading, there will be a reception and book signing in Jonasson Hall in Melrose Hall. Obejas will also be visiting classrooms beginning Monday, Feb. 26 as part of her residency.