Purple Pass Concerts for CSA Families
Events in March, 2019
Sun, Mar 17th @ 4:00 pm — Rieth Recital Hall
2018-19 Rieth Chamber Series
Where: Rieth Recital Hall
Gail Archer is an international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer who draws attention to composer anniversaries or musical themes with her annual recital series. Ms. Archer was the first American woman to play the complete works of Olivier Messiaen for the centennial of the composer’s birth in 2008; Time Out New York recognized the Messiaen cycle as “Best of 2008” of classical music and opera.
Ms. Archer is the founder of Musforum, www.musforum.org, an international network for women organists to promote and affirm their work. Ms. Archer
is college organist at Vassar College, and director of the music program at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she conducts the Barnard- Columbia Chorus. She serves as director of the artist and young organ artist recitals at historic Central Synagogue, New York City.
About Purple Pass
Community School of the Arts students and their immediate family members may attend many events at the Music Center for free that others pay admission to attend. Concerts and recitals that are eligible for the “Purple Pass” discount include:
- Goshen College music ensemble and Music Department faculty concerts
- Community School of the Arts sponsored events (CSA Showcase Concerts included)
- Organ recitals
Notable exceptions to the Purple Pass list include:
- Performing Arts Series concerts
- A Festival of Carols
- Non-Music Department or Music Center-sponsored events
- Events held in the Music Center by outside organizations
Events that qualify for Purple Pass discounts will be marked with the Purple Pass graphic at left in the event descriptions. If you have registered for CSA lessons or classes you may pick up your free tickets at the ticket office before the start of each qualifying concert. If you have questions about the Purple Pass discount or a particular event, please contact the Music Center Box Office at (574) 535-7566.
Upcoming Music Center Concerts in 2018-19
For a complete listing of Music Center events, please click here.
Welcome to the CSA!
Our motto is "Music lessons for all!" Please browse our page to find how to get connected to our musical community!
Community School of the Arts links
Private and Group Lessons
Vocal and Instrumental Ensembles
Closings/Delays for Weather
There are no weather related delays or cancellations at this time.
Mary Rose Norell: