The Heritage Brass Quintet, an ensemble comprised of members of the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band, will be on campus at Messiah for a day of performances and masterclasses on October 15. Heritage Brass features the diverse talents of five professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction. From Bach to the Beatles and patriotic favorites, Heritage Brass offers a musical experience enjoyed by all audiences. On October 15, the group will perform in Hostetter Chapel at 11:00AM. Admission is free. The quintet will remain on campus in the afternoon, giving masterclasses to students.
Damian Savarino, senior lecturer in voice and opera, is slated to perform at the Rose Theater in Lincoln Center later this autumn. Teatro Grattacielo, a New-York based theatre company, will be performing Italo Montemezzi's opera, La Nave, on October 29 at 8:00PM. This is Professor Savarino's third appearance with Teatro Grattacielo and his fifth appearance at a Lincoln Center venue since 2010. He will be playing the roles of Lucio Polo, the Pilot; and the Exorcist. To learn more about Professor Savarino's performance and about Teatro Grattacielo's current season, visit their website.