Music Events

Performances, Master Classes, Workshops, Conferences, & Events



Thursday, January 15    7:30pm                       Kuok-Wai Lio, Piano                    Lutz Hall

Born in Macau in 1989, Kuok-Wai began his piano studies at the age of five. In 1997 he was awarded a scholarship to study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and in 2006 he entered the Curtis Institute of Music. His principal teachers have included Gabriel Kwok and Gary Graffman. Most recently, Kuok-Wai has been working regularly with András Schiff at international master classes and festivals in Europe.

Last season Kuok-Wai replaced an indisposed Radu Lupu on the Peoples' Symphony Concerts in New York to rave reception. He has participated in Open Chamber Music Prussia Cove, the Marlboro Festival and Caramoor Rising Stars, as well as the Salzburg Festival and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. Upcoming engagements include a reengagement on the recital series of the Peoples' Symphony Concerts as well as recitals with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concerts and Klavierfestival Ruhr. In 2015, Kuok-Wai will perform with Marlboro on Tour.

Kuok-Wai has received prizes in international competitions including the Fulbright, Gina Bachauer, Seiler, Steinway, Ettlingen and Chopin (Tokyo). In January 2004, he was awarded a Commendation of Merit given by the Chief Executive of Macau. Kuok-Wai is a recipient of the 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant.


LVC Music Audition Day

Attention Music applicants! Lebanon Valley College is holding an LVC Music
Audition Day on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  For those students who are unable to schedule an individual audition during our weekday hours, this is your chance to register for a Saturday morning audition. This day will include an audition, lunch, a recital by current LVC students and a campus tour. All students applying to LVC as a Music major, including: Music Education, Music Business, Music Recording Technology, or Music Performance MUST complete an audition as part of your application. Online registration is available HERE.

For Audition Information.

Sunday, January 18  3:00pm     Christopher Campbell & John Copenhaver     Lutz Hall

Saturday, January 24  7:00pm Honors Band                          
Lutz Hall             


Sunday, February 8  3:00pm      Majore Trio     Zimmerman Hall

Monday, February 9   4:00pm Campus Recital Lutz Hall     
Wednesday, February 11 7:30pm Nicholas Harmon & Amanda Phillips
Lutz Hall

Tuesday, February 17  7:30pm Public Recital Lutz Hall     

Thursday, February 19   7:30pm       
AnyWhen Ensemble       Lutz Hall
                    Burgner Chamber Music Concert*
AnyWhen Ensemble's signature instrumentation sets them apart, but they make their real impact through bold new compositions that integrate chamber music conception with jazz spontaneity. AnyWhen ensemble believes that great music can happen anywhere, anyhow, anywhy, and anywhen — ours is fitting music for this bright and rushing world. To listen to the AnyWhen ensemble, click here.

Tuesday, February 24 7:30pm John DiCocco, Guitar Lutz Hall
Wednesday, February 25 7:30pm Michael Ferrara & Charles Thai,
          Alto & Tenor Saxophone
Lutz Hall
Thursday, February 26 7:30pm Hannah Pell & Jeannie Riley,
             Oboe & Soprano                     
Zimmerman Hall      


Tuesday, March 10 7:30pm Tyler Kollinok & Cory Paternoster,
Lutz Hall
Wednesday, March 11 7:30pm Dean Howey & Samuel Porter,
  Guitar and
Alto Saxophone
Lutz Hall                
Thursday, March 12 7:30pm Public Recital Lutz Hall

Sunday, March 15     3:00pm               
Ivo Kaltchev                   Lutz Hall
The performance will be followed by a Master Class at 5:00pm.

Prizewinner of international piano competitions and a Bösendorfer Artist, Ivo Kaltchev is enjoying a successful performing career as recitalist, soloist with orchestras, chamber musician and recording artist. Dr. Kaltchev has performed in musical centers throughout the world, including Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, Kennedy Center, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory Malii and Rachmaninov Halls, St. Petersburg State Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw National Philharmonic Hall, Salle Moliere (Lyon, France), Teatro Verdi (Salerno, Italy), Tel Aviv Museum Recanati Auditorium (Israel), Mendelssohn Hochschule für Musik Hall (Leipzig, Germany), Princeton University's Richardson Auditorium, the Library of Congress, and the Bulgaria Great Hall. Dr. Kaltchev holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Rutgers University (USA), the Master of Music degree from Yale University (USA), the Bachelor of Music degree from the Sofia State Academy of Music (Bulgaria) and a Diploma from the Franz Liszt Hoscschule fur Musik (Weimar, Germany). Dr. Kaltchev is a recipient of pedagogy awards for teaching excellence from the Piano Teachers Society of America and the Princeton Steinway Society.

Sunday, March 15 7:30pm Pickwell Concert
Presented by Sigma Alpha Iota
Zimmerman Hall   
Tuesday, March 17 7:30pm Aileen Koch & Dylan Tobias,          
       Soprano & Baritone
Zimmerman Hall
Wednesday, March 18 7:30pm Kimberly Merkert, mezzo Zimmerman Hall

Monday, March 23 4:00pm Campus Recital     
Lutz Hall
Wednesday, March 25 7:30pm Morgan Kratz, Soprano                  
Zimmerman Hall  

Thursday, March 26  7:30pm
           Chamber Orchestra &          Lutz Hall
                                   Chamber Ensemble   

        Friday, March 27   7:30pm
              Small Jazz Ensemble           Lutz Hall

Saturday, March 28   7:00pm
      Guitar Studio Reunion Concert      Lutz Hall

Sunday, March 29    3:00pm                 
  Concert Choir                 Miller Chapel


Wednesday, April 1   7:30pm Samuel Yoder & Timothy Lupia,      
        Trombone & Tenor
Zimmerman Hall   
Tuesday, April 7  6:00pm Concerto Aria Competition              
Lutz Hall   
Wednesday, April 8   7:30pm Emily Peters, Flute Zimmerman Hall    

Friday, April 10 7:30pm           Jazz Band            Lutz Hall

Saturday, April 11 7:30pm            
Sinfonia Province Concert             Lutz Hall

Sunday, April 12
3:00pm            College Choir              Miller Chapel

Monday, April 13  4:00pm Campus Recital   
Lutz Hall             
Tuesday, April 14 7:30pm Evening of Woodwinds              
Lutz Hall

Wednesday, April 15 7:30pm
           Percussion Ensemble             Lutz Hall

Friday, April 17 8:00pm
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony Hershey Theatre
Featuring The Hershey Symphony, Choirs of Dickinson College and Lebanon Valley College, and
The Hershey Festival Chorus
Ticket Information


Sunday, April 18 3:00pm          Symphonic Band            Lutz Hall

Tuesday, April 21 7:30pm Public Recital                              
Lutz Hall              
Tuesday, April 22 7:30pm Touch of Brass Lutz Hall
Thursday, April 23 7:30pm Wind Ensemble Lutz Hall

Sunday, April 26 3:00pm         
Symphony Orchestra            Lutz Hall

Monday, April 27 4:00pm
           Handbell Choir           Lutz Hall

Tuesday, April 28 7:30pm
             Chamber Choir             Zimmerman Hall


*Burgner Chamber Music Concerts are possible through the generosity of Newton'32 and Adelaide '43 Burgner.  Through their estate, the couple established a fund for Chamber Music which allows for yearly Chamber Music performances at Lebanon Valley College.  past performances have included the Philadelphia Brass and Genghis Barbie.


For more information, please contact:

Lebanon Valley College
Department of Music
101 N College Ave
Annville, PA 17003

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