April is a not only a time for new growth on Corban’s Salem campus, but also great music.
There will be six free music performances in the Psalm Performing Arts Center throughout the month. These include a lunchtime recital performance, junior and senior recitals, and jazz, choir and orchestra performances.
On April 1 at Noon, a variety of Corban music students will offer solo music performances featuring vocal, brass, wind and string instruments.
On April 6 at 4 p.m., violinist Brooke Jacobsen will perform works by Bach, Brahms and Saint Saens.
On April 11 at 7:30 p.m., the Corban Jazz Band will perform a concert featuring a century of American jazz. The music will trace the development of this American art form, starting with Dixieland, moving into the Big Band Era, bebop, “cool jazz" and contemporary traditions.
On April 12 at 7:30 p.m., harpist Amy Griffith will perform works by Grandjany, Salzedo, Renie, Spohr, Saint-Saens, Mozart, Debussy and Andres. This will be her final performance before graduating May 3.
On April 24 at 7:30 p.m., voices will fill the Psalm Performing Arts Center for a free choir concert. It will feature the concert choir, chamber choir, men’s and women’s groups.
On April 25 at 7:30 p.m., Corban Music will finish the school year with a tribute to spring. An eclectic variety of music will be performed by Corban University’s Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra.