The hall is the oldest building on campus, made in the shape of a German cross, and features incredible acoustics, said
The concert series started in
After a couple of hot summers, Lester had to throw in the towel and move the event to other spots on campus and in the community. The first year that it moved to an air-conditioned space, attendance doubled, Lester said.
At that time, there weren't concerts in
The series continues to be the only summer classical concert series in
At first, audiences were small. Now, between 225 and 300 people attend each performance, he said.
With Brodbeck Hall recently renovated, the concerts are coming back to where they started.
"It all came together in time for the 30th anniversary," Lester said. "We're celebrating the fact that this year, our 30th year, we're back in our home space."
The series opens today with its annual baroque concert directed by
A return appearance by the Appalachian Winds is scheduled for
Six students from Hood's preparatory music division will be featured in the annual Sidney Silverman Young Artists concert
The annual Phyllis and Ardine Gorden String Concert, featuring guest violinist JosÉ Cueto and guest violist
The series will conclude
There is no charge for admission and no tickets are required. Donations are accepted.
Each of the performances begin at
For further information, contact Lester at email@example.com.
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