February 2012

Chiara String Quartet

Saturday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m.
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts 
The Chiara String Quartet, featuring Rebecca Fischer and Julie Hye-Yung Yoon (violin), Jonah Sirota (viola) and Gregory Beaver (cello), presents an all-Schubert program. Selections include String Quartet no. 13 in A Minor, op. 29; String Quartet no. 12 in C Minor (Quartettsatz); and String Quartet in C Major, op. posth. 163, featuring contributing faculty Michael Cameron (cello).
Faculty Recital: Shirley King

Sunday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m.
First Lutheran Church, 21 S. Bedford St., Carlisle 
Contributing faculty Shirley King (organ) will perform solo works by Bach and Lau. She will be joined by organist Brian Rotz, music director at St. John’s Episcopal Church, for selections by Antonio Soler (Concerto no. 3 in G), John Rutter, Charles Callahan and Gustav Merkel (Psalm Sonata for Two Organists).
Creative Writing Lectureship: Clamor: The Poetics of Wartime

Thursday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m.
Great Room, Stern Center 
Award-winning author Elyse Fenton reads from her poetry collection Clamor, winner of the 2010 University of Wales Dylan Thomas Prize and the Cleveland State University Press First Book Prize, and discusses how her investigation of the language of wartime found its poetic form. Co-sponsored by the Belfer Creative Writing Lectureship and The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues.
"With lines that show an unyielding dedication to craft, these poems are not afraid of meaning or the meaningful." 
—Jericho Brown, poet and American Book Award-winner 
Exploring the Senses: Beyond the Frame

Feb. 17 through April 14
Opening Reception: Friday, Feb. 17, 5 to 7 p.m.
The Trout Gallery, Weiss Center for the Arts
Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
This exhibition will explore ways in which artists have engaged the full range of sensory experience through works representing a variety of media, cultures and historical periods. Curated by senior art-history majors under the direction of Elizabeth Lee, assistant professor of art history.
tyvie|music: Music for Horn, Electronics and Visual Multimedia
Saturday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m.
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts 
Contributing faculty Tyler Ogilvie (horn) and Eun Ae Baik-Kim (piano) present traditional music for the horn while also exploring its integration with the evolution of technology, utilizing amplified sound effects, prerecorded soundtracks and visually and musically synced video projection.
Strings Attached

Sunday, Feb. 26, 4 p.m. 
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts 
Contributing faculty Jill Marchione (oboe) presents works by Britten, Françaix, Mozart and Joan Tower for oboe or English horn and strings. She is joined by Blanka Bednarz (violin) and Daniel Brye (viola) from Dickinson and Johanna Hartman Levi (violin) and Ellen Eager (cello) from Elizabethtown College.
Ethan Grosso ’11: Restless
Feb. 28 through March 10
Opening Reception: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5 to 7 p.m.
Goodyear Gallery, Goodyear Building (Cedar Street entrance)
Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m. 
Exhibiting drawings on paper and ceramics as well as ceramic sculpture, Ethan Grosso ’11 explores anxieties and desires related to overpopulation and competition for resources. Grosso is the 2011-12 art & art history department’s post-baccalaureate artist-in-residence.

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Published January 5, 2012