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41 years of music-making
After four decades, Knollcrest Music Camp continues to evolve, becoming more rigorous as it holds on to its long tradition of expert teaching and fun.
August 11, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
A major role
A Calvin senior will take on the role of Rodolpho in the Opera Grand Rapids performance of La Boheme.
March 06, 2012 | Phil de Haan
A voice for Opera
Fitah Rasendrahasina plays a starring role in Opera Grand Rapids’ production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Calvin College junior portrays Edmondo, a young student who is a friend to the story’s hero, Des Grieux. Opera Grand Rapids artistic director Robert Lyall said that it’s uncommon for a college student to play a titled role in a professional production.
February 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Blessing and surprise: music major wins scholarship
Rasendrahasina received the Betty Van Andel Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship was the largest awarded by Opera Grand Rapids this year.
May 31, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin orchestra gets new conductor
Conductor, performer and teacher John Varineau will conduct Calvin's orchestras.
January 29, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin remembers Bert Polman
On July 1, 2013, Calvin professor of music Bert Polman died following a lengthy battle with cancer. Polman, 68, served at Calvin since 2005.
July 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Dale Topp
Professor of music emeritus Dale Topp is remembered as someone who believed that everyone could benefit from music.
July 25, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Collegium plays Du Fay
For its recent Center Art Gallery concert, early music ensemble Collegium Musicum performed the work of a Renaissance great.
December 07, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Composing for ArtPrize
When Fuentes, a Calvin professor of music, heard about the gold fingers that were coming to Grand Rapids for ArtPrize, he saw his second chance.
September 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
CTC performs The Mystery of Edwin Drood
In this musical adaptation of Dickens' unfinished mystery, the audience chooses the outcome.
November 01, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: John Witvliet
“It is impossible for him to do anything mediocre-ly,” said Calvin chaplain emeritus and friend Dale Cooper.
July 07, 2008 | Katie Landan , Phil de Haan , de Haan
Faith and music
Lupe Fiasco will join music artists such as rock band The Hold Steady, independent artists Julie Lee, David Bazan (formerly of Pedro the Lion), Vic Chestnutt and Over the Rhine, and breakout artist Aaron Strumpel for this year’s Festival of Faith and Music, April 2-4.
March 13, 2009 | Allison Graff
Festival of Faith and Music
The Festival of Faith and Music continues its musical/intellectual tradition.
April 01, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Hamersma gets toes tapping with first album
“It was after my retirement that I was inspired to attempt this project,” said Hamersma, 79, of his first recording. “Since I now have time to practice regularly, I play better.”
October 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Her operatic best
Calvin senior Jennifer Jones won the Opera Grand Rapids competition, singing “Song to the Moon” from Dvorak’s Rusalka and the “Dove sono” from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.
April 16, 2009 | Matt Decker
Lupe Rocks the House
Lyrics. Passion. Beats. Rapper Lupe Fiasco brought it all at the Van Noord Arena Friday night, April 3 as a lead attraction of the 2009 Festival of Faith and Music.
April 08, 2009 | Matt Decker
Student collaboration wins Best Student Film
An animated film created by Calvin media production, music and graphic art students was honored at the Chicago Film Festival.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson