Category: Performing Arts News

  • Phillis Wheatley: The First Published African-American Poet

    Phillis Wheatley: The First Published African-American Poet

    Beyond the Notes presents Songs of the People: A Celebration of Women Composers from the African Diaspora Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 12:00 PM Charles Library Event Space Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged. Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Sally Hemings…these names of famous […]

  • An Interview with Composer Ashley Reneé Seward.

    An Interview with Composer Ashley Reneé Seward.

    Beyond the Notes presents Women Composers of Song from Around the World Presented by A Modern Reveal Wednesday, March 15, 2022, 12:00 PM Charles Library Event Space Featuring Boyer College of Music vocal studies students and collaborative pianist Gabriel Rebolla Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. All programs are free and open to all, […]

  • Notes on Playing Slaves: James Ijames and the Legacy of Blackface Minstrelsy

    Notes on Playing Slaves: James Ijames and the Legacy of Blackface Minstrelsy

    Beyond the Page presents Chat in the Stacks: A Conversation with Temple Alum and Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright James Ijames All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged. PLEASE NOTE THIS CHANGE IN FORMAT: This program was prerecorded and available to view here: https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=05e0e010-803b-48fd-9121-afb200ea1983 James Ijames (rhymes with “Grimes”), the Philadelphia-based […]

  • The Prince and The Elephant

    The Prince and The Elephant

                  The Prince and the Elephant Wednesday, March 24th, Noon  EDT. Tune in to hear two narrated stories by Oscar Wilde and Jean de Brunhoff, with music by Liza Lehmann and Francis Poulenc. Professor Charles Abramovic and his Boyer College of Music and Dance students will provide the piano […]

  • Mandolin Music to Soothe the soul

    Mandolin Music to Soothe the soul

    Music for Piano and Mandolin Wednesday, March 3rd, Noon EST Gabe Locati, Mandolin; Sujin Kim, Piano Join us for a noontime mandolin and piano recital with Boyer College of Music and Dance students Gabe Locati and Sujin Kim. This Beyond the Notes concert is coordinated by Allen Krantz, who heads the guitar program and teaches chamber music […]

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration

    Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration

    Hispanic Heritage Month Song Celebration Wednesday, October 14, Noon Join us for a celebration of beautiful songs of the Hispanic repertoire featuring music by Joaquin Rodrigo, Manuel de Falla, Jaime Leon, and Ernesto Lecuona. The performers include Savannah Whittenburg, Daniel Arboleda, Jason Garcia-Kakuk, and Stephen Acosta. This program is coordinated and produced by Daniel Arboleda. […]

  • Triumph of the Human Spirit: Beethoven at 250

                        Wednesday, September 23rd, 10am-3pm Join us as Temple faculty, students, and alumni present the inspiring works of Beethoven in celebration of his 250th birthday. This performance is led and coordinated by Dr. Joyce Lindorff.  View this program at https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=68db0f32-b443-4dbe-be2c-bdb3f68e2003   (part 1) https://library.temple.edu/watchpastprograms/show?id=451cf5b8-77ad-411c-9ff3-159fd843e8f3  (part 2)   […]

  • POSTPONED: 3/18/2020 Concert, Elisabeth Jacquet de LaGuerre

    The concert originally planned for 3/18/2020 of beautiful music by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre has been postponed. Stay tuned for rescheduling information. Thank you for your understanding and support. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre and the Dance Culture of Versailles   Music of Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre Wednesday, March 18th, 12:00pm […]

  • Beyond the Notes! Spring 2020 Season Announcement!

       Mark your calendars! Beyond the Notes announces its Spring 2020 concerts! Join us as we continue our exciting inaugural season in Temple’s beautiful new Charles Library. All concerts are free and open to the public. Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given.             A Celebration of Stride and Novelty […]

  • From the Margins to the Fore

    From the Margins to the Fore

    A Modern Reveal An Eclectic Compilation of Vocal Music by Women Composers, 1560-present Wednesday, October 30, Noon Charles Library Event Space Light refreshments served. Boyer recital credit given. Historiography has marginalized the contributions of women in many spheres of endeavor, and musical composition is no exception. Even as the names of contemporary female musicians found […]