Patterson and Reinhardt senior compositions to be performed at Linfield College 

Seniors Reinhardt and PattersonLinfield College seniors Grey Patterson and Sophia Reinhardt will perform music compositions they have written on Friday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall of the Vivian A. Bull Music Center on campus. The compositions include chamber pieces and digital media.  Continue reading

Linfield College hosts opera and musical theatre workshop  

Opera workshopLinfield College’s annual Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop will keep the audience on their toes with performances ranging from Mascagni’s “L’amico Fritz” to a scene from the movie “Shrek.” Linfield will host “From Mozart to Bernstein: Scenes from Operas and Musicals” on Sunday, May 6, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus. Continue reading

Stopping By: A champion for her alma mater, hometown

Debbie Harmon Ferry is 2018’s Woman of the Year

Debbie Harmon FerryReprinted with permission of the News-Register. • By Starla Pointer, April 23, 2018

When Debbie Harmon Ferry leaves her office in Linfield College’s Melrose Hall, she throws her purple coat over her purple dress and grabs her purple umbrella. It’s Wednesday — Wildcat Wednesday — so, of course, she’s wearing the Linfield color; add a red scarf and her outfit would be perfect for the 1990 graduate, director of alumni relations and die-hard supporter. Continue reading

Seth F. Wollam is Linfield College’s Marching Band Director 

Seth WollamLinfield College has announced that it has hired Seth F. Wollam as its inaugural marching band director. He will start full-time in August 2018. 

Wollam is an 18-year veteran of music education and band leadership. He is currently in his fourth year as the Director of Bands at Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. While at Lock Haven, Wollam led and conducted the athletic and concert bands and community orchestra, as well as taught applied saxophone clarinet, and percussion, as well as individual advanced music studies in marching band techniques, music history and introduction to music.  Continue reading

Jonasson lecture to focus on Civil War monuments 

David BlightDavid W. Blight, a professor of American history at Yale and the director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition, will present “Monuments and Memories: Has the Civil War Ever Really Ended?” on Wednesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.  Continue reading

Susan D. Hyde to deliver Linfield College commencement address

Susan D. HydeSusan D. Hyde, a professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley and a 2000 Linfield graduate, will deliver the commencement address to the class of 2018.

More than 640 Linfield College graduates will be honored during commencement exercises Sunday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in the Linfield Oak Grove.  

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