Orchestra Features Wagner, Korsakoff

The Westmont College Orchestra

The Westmont Orchestra, after a tour to our nation’s capital, performs music by Richard Wagner and Rimsky Korsakoff at the Spring Orchestra Concert Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in Hahn Hall at the Music Academy of the West and Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church. Tickets, which cost $10 for… [Continue Reading]

Theater Offers Passionate ‘Blood Wedding’

The Westmont College Festival Theatre offers “Blood Wedding,” a tragedy written by Federico García Lorca, one of Spain’s most revered and controversial dramatists, Feb. 24-25 and March 2-4, at 7:30 p.m. in Westmont’s Porter Theatre. General admission is $12; $7 for students, children and seniors. Tickets may be purchased online at westmont.edu/boxoffice. “The bride has… [Continue Reading]

Students Get Primed for Annual Math Contest

Eight high schools from the greater Southern California area will compete in the 29th annual High School Mathematics Contest at Westmont on Saturday, Feb 4, from 1-6:30p.m. in Westmont’s Winter Hall. The contest begins at 1p.m. with the Chalk Talk Derby, a five question written exam and the annual College Bowl competition complete with buzzers,… [Continue Reading]

Music, Theater to Deliver a Baroque Feast

Westmont’s music and theater departments collaborate to perform “A Movable Musical Feast,” featuring instrumental and vocal music of the 17th century, in three locations over three days: Thursday, Feb. 2, at 5:30 p.m. at Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Friday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church; and Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m…. [Continue Reading]

Orchestra to Play at the Kennedy Center

The Westmont Orchestra performs at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts Feb. 20

The Westmont Orchestra celebrates President’s Day by performing at the fourth annual 2017 Capital Orchestra Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. They join at least two other accomplished symphony orchestras selected for the Monday, Feb. 20, event at the historic venue. For tickets or more information, please… [Continue Reading]

Willis Reads Poetry from ‘Gardisky Lake’

Paul Willis Teaching

Paul Willis, professor of English at Westmont, will read from his new book of poetry, “Getting to Gardisky Lake” (Stephen F. Austin State University Press), Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 4 p.m. in Hieronymus Lounge at Westmont’s Kerrwood Hall. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Students from Willis’ first-year honors seminar… [Continue Reading]

Men’s Basketball to Celebrate 75 Years

Westmont battles Biola in 2009

The Westmont men’s basketball program commemorates 75 years of excellence by hosting a weekend of events, including a dinner celebration at the Fess Parker: A Doubletree Resort by Hilton on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at 6 p.m. Dinner tickets, which include free admission to Saturday’s basketball game, are $75 per person, $140 per couple, and… [Continue Reading]

Women Keep National Title Hopes Alive

Haley Parzonko's golden goal sends the Warriors to Alabama to continue their National Title hopes

Sophomore Haley Parzonko scored two minutes and four seconds into overtime Nov. 19, sending the No. 10 Westmont Women’s soccer team to Alabama to continue its title quest in the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Tournament. The Warriors eliminated Carroll College of Montana 2-1 at Thorrington Field. Five-foot-10 Renee Gonsalves soared high above the Saint’s defenders… [Continue Reading]

Dancers ‘Connecting…’ with Concertgoers

Kyndal Vogt '17

Westmont’s Fall Dance Concert features choreography from students, faculty and alumni on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., all in Porter Theatre. Tickets to “Connecting…” cost $10 for general admission; $7 for students, seniors or children, and may be purchased online at westmont.edu/boxoffice or by… [Continue Reading]

Warriors to Battle in National Tournaments

No. 10 Westmont women’s soccer (15-3-2) hosts Carroll College (Mont.) in the opening round of the 2016 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. on Thorrington Field. Westmont faculty/staff and their families will get in for free along with Westmont students. General admission is $8, students from other schools are… [Continue Reading]