Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music hosts 12 musical events in November and December

Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 12 musical performances during November and December 2017, including the 15th annual Gingerbread Holiday Concert Sunday, Dec. 10.

Lynn Conservatory of Music concerts run through next May in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, the Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall or the Snyder Sanctuary, all located on Lynn’s Boca Raton campus. The Gingerbread Holiday Concert will be held at Boca Raton Resort and Club.

November

Nov. 2

Mostly Music Series: Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn lived in an era when musicians were considered servants like other hired help in the household, but he lived on to play an integral role in the creation and development of the great Classical style, inspiring Mozart and teaching Beethoven.

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $20

Nov. 4

Laura Bennett Cameron, bassoon

Dr. Laura Bennett Cameron (principal, Dallas Winds; University of Texas-Arlington) will present a recital of French music by composer Roger Boutry (b. 1932, Grand Prix de Rome). The repertoire, representing more than 50 years of the composer’s life, is varied in style and instrumentation, includes original compositions as well as arrangements of works by Fauré and Debussy.

  • Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $20

Nov. 9

The Wildacres Bassoon Trio

Lynn faculty member Eric Van der Veer is joined by special guest bassoonists Sasha Gee Enegren and Lisa Alexander.

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $20

 

Nov. 11–12

Lynn Philharmonia No. 3

  • Saturday: 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 4 p.m.
  • Conductor: Guillermo Figueroa
  • Featuring the winners of the Annual Concerto Competition

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $50 for box, $40 for orchestra, $35 for mezzanine

Nov. 16

An Evening of Chamber Music & Poems

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Snyder Sanctuary

Tickets: $10

Nov. 30

Dean’s Showcase No. 2

  • Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $10

December

Dec. 1

Violin Master Class with Elmar Oliveira

Internationally renowned performer Elmar Oliveira, Lynn’s Distinguished Artist in Residence, is a devoted teacher and promoter of young violinists. He was the first violinist to receive the coveted Avery Fisher Prize and the first and only American violinist to win the Gold Medal at Moscow’s prestigious Tchaikovsky International Competition.

  • Fridays: 7 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

Dec. 2

Peter Serkin in Recital

Distinguished American pianist Peter Serkin, whose rich musical heritage spans several generations, will be presented in a solo piano recital.

  • Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $20

Dec. 9

Preparatory School of Music Fall Recital

Students of all ages and levels from Lynn preparatory program share their accomplishments in voice, piano and a variety of other instruments.

  • Saturday: 11 a.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

Dec. 9

4th Annual Lynn Chamber Music Competition Final Round

Lynn’s chamber music program has gained national recognition through its partnership with the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York, which presents the winning group of our annual Chamber Music Competition in a New York debut recital at the Kosciuszko Foundation.

  • Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

Dec. 10

15th Annual Gingerbread Holiday Concert

Now in its 15th year of making the holidays merry and bright, Lynn University’s annual Gingerbread Holiday Concert at the Boca Raton Resort and Club attracts friends and families of all ages to enjoy musical classics of the season. Lynn Conservatory of Music Dean Jon Robertson will lead the university’s Philharmonia in this pops concert. He event will also include a special piece from Disney’s Frozen, an appearance by princess Elsa and photos with Santa. Event proceeds benefit the Lynn Conservatory of Music, which provides scholarships to talented student musicians who often graduate with positions at the world’s top orchestras.

  • Sunday: 2 p.m., photos with Santa
  • Sunday: 3 p.m., holiday concert
  • Presented by the Lynn University Friends of the Conservatory of Music

Location: Boca Raton Resort and Club Great Hall (501 E. Camino Real)

Tickets: $35, general admission

How to Purchase Tickets:

Tickets may be purchased in person at the Lynn University box office, located in the Wold at 3601 N. Military Trail, online at events.lynn.edu or by phone at +1 561-237-9000.