2024-25 Performing Arts Series

An extraordinary season celebrating 27 years of great performances!

The Goshen College Music Center is thrilled to welcome you back to Sauder Concert Hall to again experience the magic of live performances in the 2024-25 Performing Arts Series. Ten extraordinary performances feature new artists and returning audience favorites. While sharing the common characteristic of virtuosity in their respective fields, these performers comprise an eclectic series representing a variety of genres. As always, the series assures that you can experience an incredible breadth of top-quality performances right here on the campus of Goshen College!

Up to Ten Outstanding Concerts to Choose From

This year’s regular season ticket package again includes six concerts. You have two options to create your package:

  • Four core performances are set for each season ticket.
  • Choose two additional performances from the remaining choices. Of course, you can add as many of the remaining performances as you’d like to customize your season ticket package.
  • Choose all 10 shows and receive the biggest discount.

Performers in the 2024-25 Performing Arts Series – Core Shows

These four concerts are a part of every Performing Arts Series season ticket package.

Girl Named Tom – Christmas Tour

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $60/$50/$40

Multiple Dates — Sauder Concert Hall

Girl Named Tom’s sound is built on the angelic voice of Bekah and the beautiful sibling harmony added by her two brothers, Joshua and Caleb. Their homegrown style combines the classics (Joni Mitchell; Crosby, Stills & Nash) with pop artists of today (Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Adrianne Lenker). Fun fact (because we know you’re wondering): the band’s name is based on a childhood nickname! Joshua used to call Bekah “Thomas” when she was a baby. Come hear these Goshen College alums in a festive evening of Christmas harmonies featuring favorite holiday classics and originals!


The King’s Singers

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $45/$40/$30

Tue, Feb 11th @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

“…these six singers can do almost anything a full-sized chorus can do, with a degree of perfection that drops the jaw and delights the ear. —Seattle Times

Returning to Sauder Concert Hall by popular demand, The King’s Singers have represented the gold standard in a cappella singing on the world’s greatest stages for over 50 years. They are renowned for their unrivaled technique, versatility and skill in performance, and for their consummate musicianship, drawing both on the group’s rich heritage and its pioneering spirit to create an extraordinary wealth of original works and unique collaborations.

What has always distinguished the group is their comfort in an unprecedented range of styles and genres, pushing the boundaries of their repertoire, while at the same time honoring their origins in the British choral tradition.


Canadian Brass

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $45/$35/$25

Thu, Jan 01st @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

“These are the people who put brass music on the map with their unbeatable blend of virtuosity, spontaneity and humor.” —Washington Post

With their engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences, Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of the world’s most famous brass group. What set Canadian Brass apart from all other performing artists in 1970 was the relentless search for repertoire that was both loved by its performers and embraced by a growing brass audience. Each of their concerts exhibit a full range of musical styles, from trademark Baroque and Dixieland tunes, to Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Joplin, Gershwin and Ellington to ballet, opera and new compositions and arrangements created especially for them.

Time for Three

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $35/$30/$25

Sun, May 11th @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

“I would recommend them not only for entertainment value, but also for anyone looking to see how all types of American Music can develop, when life and passion such as this are breathed into it.” —Sir Simon Rattle

Grammy and Emmy-winning ensemble Time For Three (TF3) defies conventions with their genre-bending excellence. Spanning classical music, Americana and singer-songwriter styles, their captivating sound merges eras, styles and traditions. Comprising Charles Yang, Nicolas Kendall and Ranaan Meyer, TF3’s remarkable blend of instruments and voices resonates with listeners globally. Their album, Letters for the Future, conducted by Xian Zhang, reached the Billboard top 10 and won a Grammy. With charismatic performances on renowned stages, TF3’s versatility shines through collaborations with artists like Ben Folds and Arlo Guthrie.


Performers in the 2024-25 Performing Arts Series – Choice Shows

Choose two additional performances from the list below to complete your season ticket package – or add all six, for a total of ten outstanding shows!

Las Guaracheras

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $30/$25/$20

Fri, Sep 20th @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

Their songs navigate the sounds of the piano, bass, congas, timbales, vibraphone and vocals. Their lyrics are a celebration of life, love and feminine strength.” —La Vaga Comunicaciones

Las Guaracheras is an all-women salsa sextet born in the city of Cali, Colombia in 2017. The ensemble´s cultural and artistic objective is to uplift a female voice within Afro-Latin music and build a more inclusive, diverse and respectful cultural space for all. Their music communicates joy, memory and transformation. With vibraphone, percussion, bass, piano and vocals, Las Guaracheras present an explosive show that provokes dancing, singing as well as reflection.

Among multiple presentations in the best salsa forums in Colombia, Las Guaracheras have performed on stages and festivals such as: Salsa al Parque in Bogotá, Portamérica Latitudes in Guadalajara, Mexico, Las Fiestas del Pitic in Hermosillo, Mexico, Sunfest in Canada, Feria de Cali, Sevijazz, the Colsubsidio Theater in Bogotá, BIME Spain, Madrid, and Barcelona and they closed last year with a presentation before 12,000 people in the Zócalo of Mexico City.

This engagement of Las Guaracheras is made possible in part through the Performing Arts Global Exchange program of Mid Atlantic Arts with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.





Mandy Gonzalez & Javier Muñoz present: Top of the World

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $55/$45/$40

Fri, Oct 25th @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

“[Mandy is]…one of the greatest singers on earth.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda

Broadway stars Mandy Gonzalez and Javier Muñoz celebrate today’s greatest composers, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephen Schwartz and other extraordinary songwriters. Together, they share stories and songs from their careers on stage, including music from Hamilton, In The Heights, Wicked and the best of Broadway.

Mandy Gonzalez is an accomplished film, TV, and stage actor and author. She possesses one of the most powerful and versatile contemporary voices of our time. Mandy has starred on Broadway in the megahit Hamilton as Angelica Schuyler, in Wicked as Elphaba, and she originated the role of Nina Rosario in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, In The Heights, for which Mandy received a Drama Desk Award.

​​Javier Muñoz is an actor and activist whose impressive body of work spans theater, film and television. He is best known for starring and co-creating the role of “Alexander Hamilton’’ in the hit musical Hamilton on Broadway for two years after Lin-Manuel Miranda departed the show (and was his alternate prior to that).

An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $35/$30/$20

Wed, Dec 11th @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

“The Ohio-based husband and wife duo has long been making soul-nourishing music, and the richness only deepens.” —LA Times

When you listen to Over the Rhine, the supremely talented musical couple comprised of Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler, you quickly fall under the spell of Karin’s timeless voice “which has the power to stop the world in its tracks” (Performing Songwriter).

Of their upcoming holiday tour, Over the Rhine says, “In 2024, more than 25 years after releasing our first holiday CD, we are still at it. This year, we will be leaning into some harmonies and making an intimate, but hopefully holy, ruckus.” In addition to Christmas tunes, Over the Rhine will mix in favorite songs from their other records.

Sphinx Virtuosi

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $40/$30/$25

Sun, Feb 23rd @ 4:00 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

“[The performance] opened with a propulsive, richly hued interpretation…which demonstrated the ensemble’s polish and tonal allure.”

—The New York Times

The Sphinx Virtuosi is a dynamic and inspiring professional self-conducted chamber orchestra and serves as the flagship performing entity of the Sphinx Organization – the leading social justice non-profit dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. Comprised of 18 accomplished Black and Latinx artists, a critical aim of the Sphinx Virtuosi is to evolve and transform the face of classical music through artistic excellence, pioneering programming and impassioned community engagement. Its members serve as cultural and diversity ambassadors for audiences and communities around the United States and abroad.

The StepCrew

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $35/$30/$25

Sat, Mar 08th @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

“The StepCrew is a show that very simply, cannot be missed. It is truly one of the most exciting things I have seen in a long time.”

—Jean Butler of Riverdance

The StepCrew is an unbelievable show which brings together three styles of exhilarating dance forms — Ottawa Valley stepdance, Irish stepdance, and tap. With virtuosic dancers and musicians from The Chieftains, this cast of outstanding talent takes you on a spellbinding journey of dance. As champions in their respective art forms, they will show audiences the amazing similarities and differences between these three captivating styles.

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Where: Sauder Concert Hall

Price: $40/$35/$25

Fri, Mar 28th @ 7:30 pm — Sauder Concert Hall

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain has already enjoyed touring in the United States many times. This original musical ensemble features only ukuleles of various sizes and registers, accompanied by just the natural voices of the performers. Among their many international concerts and festival appearances, they have sold out twice at Carnegie Hall in New York, twice at The Royal Albert Hall in London and also once at Sydney Opera House in Australia.

Discounts available for season ticket purchases!

The prices listed for each show are full price, but by purchasing a season ticket package, you receive 10% off of individual ticket prices for savings of up to $42!

Buying a season package gives you the first chance to secure your preferred seating location and ensures that you receive the same seats for each performance.

We hope that you will enjoy the variety of offerings, and that you join us for as many of these outstanding performances as you can! We suggest submitting your season ticket orders as soon as possible to reserve seating in your preferred area with the same seat for each concert.

Processing Fee

$5 processing fee will be added for each package ordered.

Previous season ticket holders: Be sure to order by May 3, 2024 to receive your seating preference. After that date, we will do our best to accommodate your preferences.

How to order and reserve your seats!

This year, you have three options to order your season ticket packages:

  • Order ONLINE by visiting goshen.edu/tickets
  • Order by phone – Goshen College Box Office – (574) 535-7566
  • Order in person at the Goshen College Box Office located in the Music Center.

Box Office Hours:

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Individual tickets, if available, will go on sale Thursday, August 1, 2024 at the Goshen College Box Office or by ordering online.