The Hope College Department of Music will present a “Homecoming Gala Concert” featuring multiple ensembles and faculty soloists on Friday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

The concert will feature performances by the Hope College Orchestra, directed by Christopher Fashun; Jazz Arts Collective, directed by Robert Shipley; Wind Ensemble, directed by Gabe Southard; and Chapel Choir, directed by Eric Reyes.  The concert will also feature music faculty soloists Sarah Vandebrink, soprano; David Keep, piano; and Gabe Southard, flute.

Audience members who need assistance to fully enjoy any event at Hope are encouraged to contact the college’s Events and Conferences Office by emailing or calling 616-395-7222 on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Updates related to events are posted when available in the individual listings at

Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Hope is currently requiring that masks be worn by all individuals while indoors on campus unless in their living space or alone in their workspace.

The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.