Category Archives: Performing Arts News

Bach to the Future Contest!

Allen Krantz and Guitar

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: The Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Bach to the Future: 3 Centuries of Guitar Music Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 12:00pm – 12:45pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate: How many strings does the modern classical guitar … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes: Bach to the Future — Three Centuries of Guitar Music

Allen Krantz and Guitar

Beyond the Notes, Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: The Guitar Studio of Allen Krantz Bach to the Future: Three Centuries of Guitar Music Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Of all the instruments employed in Western music, the guitar has possibly the most diverse and unique history (spanning … Continue reading

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Musical Gems in a New Setting Contest!

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: Jeffrey Solow, cello Elise Auerbach, piano Musical Gems in a New Setting Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Answer this question for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate: What did the Nazis confiscate from Gregor Piatigorsky in … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes – Musical Gems in a New Setting

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents: Jeffrey Solow, cello Elise Auerbach, piano Musical Gems in a New Setting Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall After a quick perusal of the chamber music program for the upcoming Beyond the Notes concert, the names Franz Joseph Haydn, … Continue reading

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Tag! You’re it! Win $50!

Win $50 in the Beyond the Notes Facebook Tagging Contest! How to Win 1. Attend as many of the Beyond the Notes award-winning Library Noontime concerts as you can! 2. Check Temple Libraries’ Facebook page for concert photographs, or take a selfie at the event and submit it to Facebook or Twitter. 3. Be sure … Continue reading

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Beyond the Notes – Domestic Tranquility

Beyond the Notes: Temple Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series Presents a free screening of Domestic Tranquility Visual Music by Maurice Wright Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Dr. Maurice Wright, the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Music Composition at the Boyer College of Music and Dance, created the animation … Continue reading

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Boyer All-Stars Return to the Library!

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Welcome to the Library’s Award-Winning Noontime Concert Series –  Beyond the Notes! All Concerts 12-1 unless otherwise specified. Paley Library Lecture Hall, Ground Floor Boyer recital credit given. Refreshments served.   Domestic Tranquility. Film and music by Maurice Wright. Wednesday, September 23rd     Musical Gems in a New Setting. Jeffrey Solow, cellist, Elise Auerbach, piano, arrangements … Continue reading

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Enter to Win a $10 Gift Certificate!

Beyond the Notes Library Noontime Concert Series Contest! In the spirit of Temple Libraries’ theme of “Gaming” for the 2015-2016 year, a contest to win a $10 Barnes & Noble gift certificate will be held at every Library Noontime concert! Easy! A question will be posted on this site a few weeks before each concert with … Continue reading

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Genius of Simplicity: Johnny Mercer

Great American Songwriters Series: John Johnson, Entertainer and Scholar presents Genius of Simplicity: Johnny Mercer Thursday, March 26 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Paley Library Lecture Hall Johnny Mercer (1909–1976) worked as an actor, singer, songwriter, and businessman, but was best known for his genius as a lyricist.  At the age of 19, Mercer moved to New … Continue reading

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Spin the Baroque! Contemporary Music for Harpsichord

  Join us for a new and refreshing lunchtime break!  Renowned harpsichordist, scholar, and beloved teacher Joyce Lindorff and her students join us at Temple University Library on Thursday, March 12th, 12-1. Although commonly associated with what we call the baroque period in music (ca. 1600-1750), the harpsichord now enjoys a rich and renewed repertoire as … Continue reading

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