All posts tagged music department

Photo courtesy calvin college department of music
Cello Cabaret promises unique concert experience

The Calvin Music Department has concerts nearly every week, but few are as unorthodox and entertaining as Cello Cabaret....

Photo courtesy calvin.edu.
Arts programs would be hit hard in recommended second round of cuts

The majority of the academic cuts recommended by President Le Roy’s cabinet are in the arts departments, according to ...

LateNightWithCapella
Late Night with Capella wows again

Capella, Calvin’s top choir, has made a habit of setting high expectations for each of their performances. At their La...

Photo courtesy calvin.edu.
Beloved professor and conductor Joel Navarro to leave Calvin

Since September 2002, Joel Navarro has served as a professor and conductor for Calvin’s number of choirs, including Ca...

Photo courtesy calvin.edu.
Students and faculty reflect on Polman as dedicated professor, caring friend

On a day usually abuzz with orientation excitement, one incoming freshman strayed from the beaten path and arrived at a ...

Photo courtesy calvin.edu.
Music department chair dies after battle with cancer

Professor Bert Polman, chair of the music department at Calvin, passed away around 7 a.m. Monday morning after an extend...

File photo.
Women’s Chorale performance has global impact

Having conducted choirs all over the world, Dr. Shangkuan, director of the Calvin College Women’s Chorale, speaks from...

Photo courtesy Mary Taber.
New Calvin orchestra conductor a familiar face

John Varineau, Calvin’s new orchestra conductor, will be a familiar face for many students and faculty. Varineau, ...

Photo courtesy calvin.edu.
Music department names John Varineau new conductor, professor

After a thorough search, Calvin College’s department of music has announced the hiring of John Varineau as Calvin’s ...

Photo courtesy calvin.edu.
Calvin Gospel Choir draws diverse performers and audiences

The Calvin College Gospel Choir is welcoming everyone to worship with them at their annual fall concert this Sunday at 3...