More Than Music Faculty Series

Experience more than music as Concordia Conservatory faculty explore in depth the musical influences and inspirations of specific themes through performance. This series includes three Sunday afternoon concerts. Marija Ilić serves as Artistic Director.

Artistic Director: Marija Ilić

Concordia Conservatory, Faculty

Humanity, Humility, and Music

Sunday, November 6
4 pm
Home of Laurie and Hoke Slaughter, Bronxville

Sun Young Chang, soprano
Emanouil Manolov, violin
Marija Ilić, piano

Music by Claude Debussy, Stefan Weisman and Max Richter

This concert will address war, social turmoil, and unrest in the world, acting as a form of quiet activism and a call for peace. Join us for an extraordinary program that will touch and inspire.

Faculty, Concordia, conservatory

Jazz Connection

Sunday, February 12
4 pm

The Reformed Church of Bronxville, Edwards Hall

Christian Šebek, tenor
Lee Metcalf, guitar
Jon Klibonoff, piano

Music by Charles Ives, George Gershwin, Kurt Weill and Florence Price

We will examine and hear jazz, folk, and other genres of popular music that were influenced by classical composers in the twentieth century.
An afternoon of bluesy harmonies and distinctive rhythms will uplift your day.

Concordia, conservatory, faculty

Stories & Fairy Tales

Sunday, May 21
4 pm

Home of Laurie and Hoke Slaughter, Bronxville

Monica Bauchwitz, violin
Chungsun Kim, cello
Clare Hoffman, flute

Music by Philip Glass, Claude Debussy and Lili Boulanger

This concert will explore storytelling through music. Stories have been an inspiration for composers throughout the centuries, and with this program we’ll dive into the world of legend, drama, and mythology, as told by our instrumental ensemble.