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Fall 2015 Schedule of Events

Nyack College, Pardington Hall
All performances listed are held in Olson Auditorium - Pardington Hall unless noted otherwise. Performances are simultaneously broadcast over the web at and on 88.7FM locally.
CD Release Party

Second Solo CD by Dr. Tammy Lum, piano

Thursday, September 17th, 6:30 PM
President’s Hall in Shuman Hall

The School of Music is proud to announce the release of our own Dr. Tammy Lum’s second solo CD, Ballades and Ballads. Come celebrate this happy occasion! Dr. Lum’s CDs will be available for purchase and signing at the event. For CD information and purchase, visit

Free Admission • All proceeds will benefit the upcoming GSL Chamberfest Asia 2016 tour.

Opening Gala Concert

Faculty Concert

Wednesday, September 30th, 7:30 PM
Dr. Tammy Lum, Director

A highlight of the fall season!  This concert features music faculty from Nyack College in solo and ensemble selections. This annual program is not to be missed!

Free Admission

Annual Homecoming Concert

Dr. John McArthur, Piano

Saturday, October 17th, 4:00 PM

Dr. John McArthur, pianist, returns to the Hillside with music by Rachmaninov, Chopin, Rameau, and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 with Dr. Tammy Lum, Duo Magnifique! Great music, great fellowship! For more information, visit

Free Admission

Art Series: Truth & I

Friday, October 9th, 7:00PM

Nyack College alumni, Alethea and Jordan Wilhelm, are the

singer/songwriter duo, Truth & I. Their love for classical,

jazz, and folk music creates a fresh fusion of sound.

Truth & I's strong and distinct vocal lines are the driving

force behind their music, which makes their songs catchy and

easy to sing along to.

Free Admission

CDs will be available for purchase

Student Composition Concert

Tuesday, November 10th, 7:00 PM

An annual event well worth attending.  Nyack students perform new original compositions written by members of the Composition Class, taught by Prof. William Vollinger.

Free Admission

Amasi Trio

Nyack College Trio in Residence

Wednesday, November 11th, 12:30 PM

Nyack College’s Trio-In-Residence with Dr. Tammy Lum, piano; Prof. Sungrai Sohn, violin and Dr. Chungsun Kim, cello artfully perform trios by well-loved composers.  For more information, visit

Free Admission

Chamberfest Benefit Concert

Thursday, November 17th, 7:00 PM

Dr. Tammy Lum & Dr. Marie Kenote, Directors

A performance of the upcoming Winterim, “Chamberfest Asia 2016” tour program.  This cross-cultural concert program showcases chamber and choral music by Asian and Western composers in the sacred, classical, folk, Broadway, and gospel genres.

A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the cost of the tour

Fall String Orchestra Concert

Nyack College String Orchestra

Wednesday, November 19th, 8:00PM

Prof. Sungrai Sohn, Director

The Nyack String Orchestra, comprised of students, faculty, and community instrumentalists will perform a concert representing a variety of musical periods.

Free Admission

Carol & Candlelight
Sunday, December 6th, 8:00 PM
Dr. Glenn Koponen & Ms. Jennifer Scott, Directors
67th Annual holiday favorite, performed by Nyack College’s Handbell Choir, Women’s Chorale, and Brass Ensemble.  Seasonal music ranging from classical to contemporary, from carols to spirituals, and carols from England, France, Austria, and the United States will be performed.  The program will conclude with a deeply moving Candlelight Ceremony.
A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the cost of the annual Carol & Candlelight Tour
Chorale Concert
Nyack College Chorale
Friday, December 11th, 8:00 PM
Prof. Joel Jameson, Director
Nyack College Chorale performs a program of traditional lessons and carols. The concert shares the story of the birth of Christ through scripture readings, songs by the chorale, organ, harp, carol singing, and a special guest performance by Artist in Residence, Prof. Shelley Jameson. 
A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the cost of future chorale tours and special events.
Winter Concert
Nyack College Wind Ensemble
Nyack College Handbell Choir
Tuesday, December 8th, 8:00 PM
Dr. Glenn Koponen & Ms. Jennifer Scott, Directors
Established in 1968, the Wind Ensemble is comprised of students, faculty, and community musicians performing works for concert band under the direction of Dr. Glenn Koponen.  Selections by the Nyack Handbell Choir, directed by Jennifer Scott, will also be performed.
Free Admission

Concert Recordings