Exhibit to Feature Works from 18 Senior Art Majors

A record number of student artists will present their works at the annual “Senior Art Majors Show,” Thursday, April 6 through May 6 at Westmont’s Reynolds Gallery. An opening reception with the 18 senior artists will be held at the gallery, April 6, from 4-6 p.m. There will also be an awards presentation for the… [Continue Reading]

Orchestra, Wind Ensemble Perform Spring Concerts

The Westmont Chamber Orchestra will perform its spring concert, Sunday, April 9, at 7 p.m in the sanctuary at El Montecito Presbyterian Church, 1455 East Valley Road. Under the direction of Emily Sommermann, faculty and students will be presenting works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Volkmann and Benjamin Britten. String faculty members Deborah MacCullum and… [Continue Reading]

Art Professor to Leave His Mark

Tony Askew, Westmont professor of art and director of Reynolds Gallery, will hold an informal discussion of current methods of intaglio printmaking Wednesday, March 8, at 4:30 p.m., in Art Center 101 next to the gallery. Askew will reflect on his recent sabbatical in Portland, Ore. where he worked in a printmaking cooperative. He will… [Continue Reading]

Famed Pianist to Play Recital at Westmont

Internationally acclaimed pianist Teresa Walters will play at Westmont’s Porter Theatre. The concert, Tuesday, March 7, at 8 p.m., will include songs from Johannes Brahms and George Gershwin. Tickets are $15 or $10 for students and seniors. Walters is widely considered to be one of the world’s most uniquely gifted virtuoso pianists. She is becoming… [Continue Reading]

Celtic Concert and Coffee Combine at KSC

A young Bay Area Celtic band will be playing at Westmont, Friday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. in Kerr Student Center (KSC). The Celtic Coffeehouse will feature Célé Dé, an eclectic quintet of Christian high school and college students. Their music has been described as blend of pop, soft rock, jazz and a touch of… [Continue Reading]

Choral Masterworks Concert Features Music Spanning 250 Years

More than a hundred singers will be featured in Westmont’s free Masterworks Choral Concert, Friday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State Street. The concert will feature the Westmont College Choir and Chamber Orchestra performing Handel’s Coronation Anthem, “Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened.” Also, the combined choirs of Westmont, Trinity Episcopal… [Continue Reading]

"Saint Plays" March into Redone Theatre

Students will perform a world premiere play by an internationally acclaimed playwright later this month in Westmont’s newly remodeled Porter Theatre. “The Saint Plays” consist of four Erik Ehn plays, including his latest, “Rogue.” Performances will be February 24 and 25 at 8 p.m., March 2 and March 3 at 8 p.m., and March 4… [Continue Reading]

Westmont Offers Free Recital by Tenor

The founder of the African American Art Song Alliance, Darryl Taylor, will perform at a free recital Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. in Westmont’s Deane Chapel. Taylor is a talented tenor from Detroit whose international career includes performances of art song, opera and oratorio. He has sung in some of the best concert halls… [Continue Reading]

'Faith, Culture, Calling' Combine at New Westmont Art Exhibit

Three unique artists with very diverse backgrounds will be under one roof at Westmont’s Reynolds Gallery. “Faith, Culture, Calling: The Irvine Guest Artist Show” will be at the gallery, Thursday, Jan. 19, through March. 10. Artists Makoto Fujimura, Lara Scott and Elmer Yazzie will introduce their creations at an opening reception, Thursday, Jan. 19, 4-7… [Continue Reading]

Two-Day Celebration Honors Work of Great Logician, Mathematician

He’s considered the most significant logician of the 20th century and one of the greatest modern mathematicians, yet most people have never heard of Kurt Gödel or his famous incompleteness theorems. Westmont will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the theorems and the 100th anniversary of his birth. The two-day, interdisciplinary forum will be held Feb…. [Continue Reading]