Spring Performances at Gearan Center

The end of the spring semester at Hobart and William Smith will feature a number of musical concerts and performances at the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. Under the direction of Professor of Music Robert Cowles, the Colleges Chorale and Cantori will present three home performances in Froelich Hall of the Gearan Center following its spring tour to Philadelphia. The performances will take ...  More >>

Moore '16 Tackles Diplomacy, Musical Activism

For her Honors thesis, Colleen Moore '16 is combining her passions for international relations and music, investigating the impact that musicians and musical events have on political and social movements. An international relations and political science double major and music minor, Moore notes that "through the interdisciplinary approach that I've learned at HWS," she has discovered that the in...  More >>

Cross-discipline Collaboration in Seneca Review

Seneca Review assistant editor Joshua Unikel '07 designed the cover of the magazine's most recent issue based on a piece of music by Assistant Professor of Music Mark Olivieri. The cover, On Composition, reworks Olivieri's score to "Stakes Is Higher" (the third movement of his larger composition, "Spectacular Vernaculars") creating a new text that is a visual as well as musical composition. "The ...  More >>

The Mark of Zorro

Assistant Professor of Music Mark Olivieri's original score to the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks' silent film, "The Mark of Zorro," will be performed live to a screening of the film in Froelich Hall in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. Olivieri will perform the score with the Society for New Music, conducted by Travis Newton. The event is free and open to the public...  More >>

Gearan Center Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Dedications

The opening ceremony of the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts brought together hundreds of guests on Saturday, Jan. 23 to celebrate the formal unveiling of the building and to thank the donors who made it possible. Designed to enhance the study, practice and experience of music, theatre, dance and media and society, the 65,000-square-foot facility is situated at the heart of the Hobart and Wi...  More >>



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