Matthew Hill is Professor of Piano and co-chair of the music department at Goshen College. Hill has a doctorate in piano performance
from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he studied under the tutelage of Howard Karp. He has also studied with the renowned
Beethoven interpreter Claude Frank. He received his Master of Music in piano performance from the University of Kansas as a student
of Dr. Richard Angeletti, and graduated summa cum laude from Southwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor in Music where
he studied with Dr. Garik Pedersen. Matthew is an active recitalist, chamber musician, and concerto performer; Dr. Hill presents master
classes, and lectures at the Goshen College Piano Workshop, as well as for music teacher organizations.
The Gaither Vocal Band is an American Southern Gospel vocal group, named after its founder and leader Bill Gaither. The group started
out recording contemporary Christian music, but it quickly became known for southern gospel after the popularity of the Gaither
Homecoming videos. You won’t want to miss this exciting Homecoming Concert filled with inspirational music as the Vocal Band
combines with the University Chorale and 100 former Chorale Alumni. Tickets are available by contacting 765-677-2105.
The IWU Wind Ensemble will perform a wide variety of wind band literature featuring music of some of the finest composers of today as
well as classic band standards. The Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Professor Michael Flanagin.
Pianist Juyeon Kang, a concert artist and educator, has performed and conducted master classes extensively on four continents and in
the United States, Canada, Brazil, Spain, Finland, Italy, Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Korea. Dr. Kang has also
appeared as a soloist with numerous symphony orchestras, including the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Augusta Symphony Orchestra,
Hingham Symphony Orchestra, South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, and Sioux City Symphony Orchestra. Her performances have been
aired on television in Korea and on National Public Radio in New York, Massachusetts, Georgia, South Carolina, Ohio and Iowa.
Grant County is in for a special treat as the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus grace the stage of the Chapel Auditorium on
November 6th at 7:30pm. The Soldiers’ Chorus, founded in 1957, is the vocal complement of the United States Army Field Band
of Washington, DC. The 29-member mixed choral ensemble travels throughout the nation and abroad, performing as a separate
component and in joint concerts with the Concert Band of the “Musical Ambassadors of the Army.” From Boston to Baghdad, Tampa to
Toronto, The United States Army Field Band has been thrilling audiences of all ages for more than six decades. As the premier touring
musical representative for the United States Army, this internationally-acclaimed organization travels thousands of miles each year
presenting a variety of music to enthusiastic audiences throughout the nation and abroad. Through these concerts, the Field Band
fosters the support of the American people for members of the armed forces and supports diplomatic efforts around the world. Tickets
are free and can be obtained by contacting the Phillippe Box Office at 765-677-2610.
You won’t want to miss the inaugural concert of our newly formed Concert Band under the direction of Professor Michael Flanagin. The
evening will feature standard Concert Band Literature. In addition the Indiana Wesleyan University Orchestra will share the concert.
Take a journey through the Rheine River with Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 entitled “Rhenish”. This river was the legendary birthplace
of the magical ring in Norse mythology. The orchestra will also perform Howard Shore’s music for the feature film “The Lord of the
Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”, which is very loosely based on the same mythology. The Orchestra is conducted by Professor Jason
Since Christmas of 1972 the Division of Music and Division of Art have been building a tradition-the presentation of the Madrigal
Dinner. Again this year we will greet old friends and welcome new ones as we celebrate in this special way the birth of our Lord. The
Barnes Student Center will be beautifully decorated with colorful banners, and green boughs of the season will provide the setting for
the Dinner. Authentically costumed Madrigal Singers, the Fanfares, the Procession, the steaming Wassail Bowl, the huge platter with
the Boar’s Head, flaming Plum Pudding, the Court Jesters and the Strolling Minstrel create an atmosphere reminiscent of the 16th
century Christmas feast of Merrie Olde England. For ticket information please contact the Phillippe Box Office at 765-677-2610.
Join the Division of Music in our biennial Christmas Extravaganza. Featured ensembles include the Wind Ensemble, University Chorale,
University Singers, Women’s Chorus, and Orchestra. Over 350 students combine in ushering in the Christmas season featuring vocal
and instrumental favorites!!! For ticket information please contact the Phillippe Box Office at 765-677-2610.