Hope College News

2018 Jan

  1. Vespers 2017 Photos

    Featuring more than 200 performers in historic Dimnent Memorial Chapel, the 77th Christmas Vespers presented an annual program of Christmas carols and anthems.

    Vespers 2017 Photos
  2. Hope College Concert Band to Perform on Dec. 7

    The Hope College Concert Band will perform on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope College Concert Band to Perform on Dec. 7
  3. Hope College to Present Wind Chamber Concert on Dec. 4

    The Department of Music at Hope College will present a Wind Chamber Concert on Monday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 pm in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope College to Present Wind Chamber Concert on Dec. 4
  4. Hope College Wind Ensemble to Perform on Dec. 6

    The Hope College Wind Ensemble will perform a concert on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope College Wind Ensemble to Perform on Dec. 6
  5. Hope College to Present Madrigal Dinner on December 8 and 9

    The Hope College Department of Music and Collegium Musicum will present the college’s annual Christmas Madrigal Dinner on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9, in the lobby of the Jack H. Miller Center for the Musical Arts.

    Hope College to Present Madrigal Dinner on December 8 and 9
  6. Student Folk Ensembles to Perform on Sunday, Nov. 19

    Student folk ensembles at Hope College will perform on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Student Folk Ensembles to Perform on Sunday, Nov. 19
  7. Hope College Orchestra to Perform on Nov. 3

    The Hope College Orchestra will perform on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts

    Hope College Orchestra to Perform on Nov. 3
  8. Wind Ensemble to Present Annual Halloween-Themed Concert on Oct. 31

    The Hope College Wind Ensemble will present its annual Halloween concert on Halloween night, Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Wind Ensemble to Present Annual Halloween-Themed Concert on Oct. 31
  9. Christmas Vespers Tickets to Be Sold Beginning Nov. 6

    Tickets for the popular annual Hope College Christmas Vespers services, a 77-year tradition, will be sold to the public beginning on Monday, Nov. 6, at the Events and Conferences Office in the Anderson-Werkman Financial Center.

    Christmas Vespers Tickets to Be Sold Beginning Nov. 6
  10. Helen DeVos Remembered for Lasting Impact on Hope

    Helen DeVos, who died on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 90, will be remembered enduringly at Hope College for her transformative impact on the campus and students’ education.

    Helen DeVos Remembered for Lasting Impact on Hope
  11. Concert on Oct. 23 to Feature “Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four”

    The Department of Music at Hope College will present “Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four,” featuring a duo, trio and quartet, on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Concert on Oct. 23 to Feature “Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four”
  12. Flutist Gabe Southard to Present Faculty Recital on Oct. 22

    Flutist Gabe Southard will present a faculty recital at Hope College on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Flutist Gabe Southard to Present Faculty Recital on Oct. 22
  13. Concert to Feature Multiple Alumni Pursuing Careers in Opera

    A total of eight Hope College alumni who have pursued careers in opera and two alumni pianists with experience as opera accompanists are returning to campus for a concert on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Concert to Feature Multiple Alumni Pursuing Careers in Opera
  14. Hope College to Present Homecoming Gala Concert on Oct. 13

    The Hope College Department of Music will present its inaugural “Homecoming Gala Concert” on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope College to Present Homecoming Gala Concert on Oct. 13
  15. Hope Faculty and Community Members to Present Concert on Sept. 18

    Members of the Hope College music faculty and Holland-area professionals will present a concert on Monday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope Faculty and Community Members to Present Concert on Sept. 18
  16. Music Convocation Celebrates Three “Living Legends” of the Department

    The Department of Music celebrated three “living legends” — retired faculty Joan Conway, Roger Rietberg and Dr. Robert Ritsema, who had each spent 30 years or more teaching at Hope — during the department’s annual opening convocation on Thursday, Aug. 31.

    Music Convocation Celebrates Three “Living Legends” of the Department
  17. Violist Barbara Corbató to Present Faculty Recital on September 10

    Violist Barbara Corbató will present a faculty recital at Hope College on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Violist Barbara Corbató to Present Faculty Recital on September 10
  18. Brian Coyle’s Jazzy Association

    Posted by Eva Dean Folkert

    Dr. Brian Coyle recently co-founded and now helps lead, as its vice president, the new International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers (ISJAC) of which the Hope College Jazz Studies program is a founding consortium member. Hope is one of only two liberal arts colleges on ISJAC’s directory of respected and innovative jazz schools.

    Brian Coyle’s Jazzy Association
  19. Van Raalte Institute Publishes Hope’s Sesquicentennial Anthem

    The anthem commissioned for Hope College’s sesquicentennial celebration has been published by the college’s Van Raalte Press and is now available through the Hope-Geneva Bookstore.

    Van Raalte Institute Publishes Hope’s Sesquicentennial Anthem
  20. Hope College Choirs and Orchestra to Perform Together on April 25

    The Hope College Symphony Orchestra, Chapel Choir and College Chorus will perform a joint concert on Tuesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope College Choirs and Orchestra to Perform Together on April 25
  21. Linda LeFever Dykstra: A Song from Her Heart to Theirs

    Just call her diva. That’s what most of her students call her. But she prefers a lower case “d” and in a smaller-sized font. Nothing showy, or needy, or high profile as the definition of the word usually conjures, but just diva in a good, compact way. Like this: diva.

    Linda LeFever Dykstra: A Song from Her Heart to Theirs
  22. Hope College Concert Band to Perform on April 20

    The Hope College Concert Band will perform on Thursday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope College Concert Band to Perform on April 20
  23. Hope College Women’s Chamber Choir to Perform on April 19

    The Hope College Women’s Chamber Choir will present a concert with 12th Street Harmony and Luminescence on Wednesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope College Women’s Chamber Choir to Perform on April 19
  24. Concert Will Feature Works “From Bach to Broadway”

    The event’s title says it all, with selections “From Bach to Broadway” on the program on Saturday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts at Hope College.

    Concert Will Feature Works “From Bach to Broadway”
  25. Folk Duo Red Tail Ring to Present Workshop and Perform on April 18

    The folk music program of the Department of Music at Hope College will feature guest folk artist Red Tail Ring on Tuesday, April 18, in a workshop at 3:30 p.m. and a performance at 8 p.m. Both events will be held in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Folk Duo Red Tail Ring to Present Workshop and Perform on April 18
  26. The Heart Of Hope: Eight Faculty to Retire

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that Hope's faculty make a tremendous difference. Talk to any alum, no matter the era, and he or she will share stories of a mentor — and usually many — whose enthusiasm, guidance and personal interest, running in tandem of course with their scholarly expertise, were transformative.

    The Heart Of Hope: Eight Faculty to Retire
  27. Pianist Andrew Le to Present Recital on April 8

    Pianist Andrew Le of the Hope College music faculty will present a faculty recital on Saturday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Pianist Andrew Le to Present Recital on April 8
  28. Brown Bag Concert Series to Conclude Semester on April 7

    The Hope College Brown Bag Concert Series will present its final event of the spring semester on Friday, April 7, at noon in the lobby of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Brown Bag Concert Series to Conclude Semester on April 7
  29. Prize-Winning Organist Brenda Portman to Perform on April 7

    Prize-winning organist Brenda Portman will offer a recital on Casavant organ in the Concert Hall of Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts on Friday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m.

    Prize-Winning Organist Brenda Portman to Perform on April 7
  30. Chapel Choir to Present “Home” Concert on March 31

    The Hope College Chapel Choir will present its annual post-tour Home Concert on Friday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Chapel Choir to Present “Home” Concert on March 31
  31. Music Ensembles to Conduct Spring Concert Tours

    The Hope College Chapel Choir, Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Arts Collective will each be touring during the college’s spring break later this month.

    Music Ensembles to Conduct Spring Concert Tours
  32. Hope Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Arts Collective to Perform March 15

    The Hope College Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Arts Collective will present its spring concert, “Hope on the Road,” on Wednesday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Arts Collective to Perform March 15
  33. Melissa Straus to Present Faculty Recital on March 7

    Melissa Straus, double bass, will present a faculty recital at Hope College on Tuesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Melissa Straus to Present Faculty Recital on March 7
  34. Oboist Sarah Southard to Present Faculty Recital on March 3

    Sarah Southard of the Hope College music faculty will present “An Evening of Oboe Music” on Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Oboist Sarah Southard to Present Faculty Recital on March 3
  35. Alumni Association to Honor Two with Young Alumni Awards

    The Hope College Alumni Association will honor 2003 graduate Sarah Sanderson Doyle of Tokyo, Japan, and 2002 graduate Dr. Josiah Dykstra of Severn, Maryland, with Young Alumni Awards on Thursday, March 2, as emerging leaders who have already been making an impact through service and career.

    Alumni Association to Honor Two with Young Alumni Awards
  36. Hope and Calvin Wind Ensembles to Present “The Rivalry in Concert”

    The Hope College Wind Ensemble will be joined by the Calvin College Wind Ensemble for “The Rivalry in Concert” on Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Hope and Calvin Wind Ensembles to Present “The Rivalry in Concert”
  37. Musical Showcase 2017 Photos

    Hope College students took the stage for the fast-paced, Musical Showcase, during which audience members heard everything from opera to jazz at the annual Musical Showcase on Friday, Feb. 3.

    Musical Showcase 2017 Photos
  38. Julie Sooy and Martha Waldvogel-Warren to Present Faculty Recital

    Flutist Julie Sooy and harpist Martha Waldvogel-Warren will present a faculty recital at Hope College on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Julie Sooy and Martha Waldvogel-Warren to Present Faculty Recital
  39. Orchestra to Perform with Concerto-Aria Competition Winners

    The Hope College Symphony Orchestra will perform with the student winners of the college’s 45th Annual Concerto-Aria Competition on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Orchestra to Perform with Concerto-Aria Competition Winners

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