Concerts & Lectures
Seating limited to 100 people for all Concerts and Lectures.
November 5, 2017/2:30 p.m.
In association with the Music Department at Shepherd University, the Museum will present a diverse program of original and transcribed works featuring various instrumentation and variety of music.
November 26, 2017
The origins of the string quartet can be traced back to the Baroquetrio sonata. The Gallery has been performing at the Museum for over 40 years and continue to be a Museum favorite.
Saturday, December 2, 2017/10:30 a.m./$5 per person
Michael Shwedick of Reptile World brings his reptile menagerie back to the museum! Following the program, Santa Claus will arrive for children to take pictures with the tree in the Schreiber Gallery. Cookies and refreshments will be served.
December 17, 2017
The recorder was popular in medieval times through the baroque era, but declined in the 18th century in favor of orchestral woodwind instruments, (flute, oboe, & clarinet.) During its heyday, the recorder was traditionally associated with miraculous events and pastoral scenes.
Lynley Herbert Lecture
January 7, 2018/2:30 p.m./FREE
Dr. Lynley Herbert, Assistant Curator in the Department of Medieval Art and manuscript specialist at the University of Delaware. She will discuss manuscripts in conjunction with the Illuminated Manuscripts Exhibition.
Ronn McFarlane, Lute
January 14, 2018
Awarded an honorary Doctorate of Music from Shenandoah Conservatory for his achievements in bringing the lute and its music to the world. McClane has over 35 recordings on the Dorian/Sono Luminus label, including solo albums, lute duets, flute & lute duets, lute songs, the complete lute music of Vivaldi, a collection of Elizabethan lute music and poetry, and recordings with the Baltimore Consort.
February 18, 2018/2:30 p.m.
The Kuźnik Trio, comprised of Aneta Otreba-Kuźnik, cello, Swiatoslaw Kuźnik, violin and Ernest Barretta, piano, will be in concert for the annual Maryland Symphony Orchestra recital. The concert is held each year to showcase the talented musicians who perform with the MSO.
*Wine and Chocolate Reception to Follow
Irish Music Concert
March 11, 2018/2:00 p.m./Ticketed Event
The Rainier Trio is an exciting & energetic group captivating audiences with gems from the violin-viola-piano trio repertoire. The trio features Kevin Matheson on violin, Bryan Matheson, on viola and Brenda Wittwer on piano.
Reception to Follow
June 24, 2018
A graduate of The Juilliard School, Pandolfi is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique in performing the works of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt. In the “Pops” genre, Pandolfi is considered a leading interpreter of the works of George Gershwin.