Music Dept

Famed Opera by Lehman Professors Wins Two Grammys

March 20, 2017 1:03 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Twenty-five years after it was first performed at the Metropolitan Opera, The Ghosts of Versailles—composed by Distinguished Professor of Music, John Corigliano with a libretto by Theatre Professor William M. Hoffman—continues to rack up awards. In 2015, the Los Angeles Opera staged the work, in all its original, lavish production glory. Then at last month’s […]

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BUSTED! An Original Theatre Piece—Now Playing at the Lovinger

March 8, 2017 1:28 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The upcoming Theatre and Dance Program’s production of BUSTED! is a remarkable collaboration between faculty members Richard DesRochers and Amy Larimer, along with talented musicians, and Lehman multimedia performing arts students. The show opened on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the Lovinger Theater and will run through March 11. “We are exploring the notions of […]

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New Musical ‘Daniel in the Lions’ Den’ Opens at Lehman College May 12

May 5, 2016 8:52 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Daniel in the Lions’ Den, a dramatic new musical composed by Professor Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department, retells the biblical tale of oppression and faith with some new insights into immigration, incarceration, and staying true to one’s self. Performances will be held on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. and Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. in Room 306 of the Music Building.

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Lehman College and Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert May 1 now

April 28, 2016 1:08 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets are available at the Box Office and can also be obtained after 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

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Lehman Grad Accepted to Prestigious Opera Program in Austria

September 8, 2015 4:37 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Darian Worrell, a alumnus of the music department (B.S., ’14) has been accepted into the master’s program of the Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria.

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More Honors and Awards for Music Prof. Penny Prince

May 15, 2015 3:58 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Penny Prince of the Music Department is the recipient of a 2015 BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) award for music composition.

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Lehman Professor Honored for Her Commitment to Collaborative Teaching

April 16, 2015 10:12 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Professor of music Penny Prince has a busy spring ahead of her. During the Dean’s Award on April 16, the Lehman College community will get a peek at her new production of Cinderella when two songs are performed. Then, on April 22, Prof. Prince will be honored by the Music Educators’ Association of New York (MEANY) for her inspiring teaching style.

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Singer-Songwriter Workshops with Michael Bacon and Guests

March 5, 2015 3:11 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia Center, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

On Monday, March 16, Distinguished Lecturer Michael Bacon and the Multimedia Center will host an amazing opportunity for Lehman College musicians: a chance to attend an intimate workshop with singer-songwriter Vaneese Thomas. “Writing a good song and then singing it well are the two most important components of a successful career in music,” says Bacon, an award-winning […]

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Concert Conversations with Composers—Live at Lehman Multimedia Center

February 10, 2015 11:50 am Multimedia Center, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Watch Molly Morkoski live at Lehman’s Multimedia Center  tonight. Morkoski, also an Associate Professor of Music at Lehman College, will be performing works by Gabriela Lena Frank, Steven Mackey, and John Kaefer. Tania León, the founder and Artistic Director of Composers Now, and a Distinguished Professor of Composition at the CUNY Graduate Center, will moderate the event, […]

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Come Audition for Cinderella ’15, an Original Musical, on Dec. 5 and Dec. 8

December 2, 2014 12:41 pm Alumni Relations, Lehman Stages, Lovinger Theatre, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Come audition for Lehman College’s upcoming presentation of Cinderella’15, an original musical by Prof. Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department. Auditions are by appointment only. Please call 718/960-7796 or email Prof. Prince at penny.prince@lehman.cuny.edu. Auditions will be held in the Music Building, Room 306 on  Friday, Dec. 5, from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and on Monday, Dec. 8 from […]

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Enjoy an Evening with Michael Bolton and Support the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

May 28, 2014 9:49 am Institutional Advancement, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Multimedia, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the debut performance of the multi-Grammy Award winning Singer and Songwriter Michael Bolton on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 8pm.  Experience an unforgettable evening as the internationally renowned vocalist who has sold over 53 million albums and singles worldwide performs his blockbuster hits like “When […]

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Jazz for Lehman College: The Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts

April 14, 2014 2:30 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, Music Dept

On Friday, May 2, 2014, along with Puerto Rico’s Pro-Arte Musical, the Lehman College Foundation will co-host the Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts in Santurce. “Jazz for Lehman College” was established to raise funds for scholarships of the City University of New York. Located in the North Bronx, […]

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