International Institute for Culture

 
THE ISLAND OF CATHOLIC EXUBERANCE IN PROTESTANT GERMANY: MUSIC OF THE DRESDEN COURT
 
TIME:
 
April 8, 2018    12:45 PM       
 
EVENT DESCRIPTION:
 
"The Island of Catholic Exuberance in Protestant Germany: Music of the Dresden Court" is the seventh lecture in our Sunday series. 
 
Dr. Timothy McDonnell joined the faculty of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music in the fall of 2016, succeeding Leo Nestor as Director of Choral Studies and Head of the Institute of Sacred Music. Before coming to The Catholic University of America, he served as the Director of Choral Activities and Chairman of the Department of Music at Ave Maria University in Florida where he led the Ave Maria University Choir and the Ave Maria University Chamber Choir. Under McDonnell’s direction, the University ensembles won enthusiastic recognition and critical acclaim for their self-produced concerts as well as their collaborations with the Naples Philharmonic and the Southwest Florida Symphony in works including Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Carmina Burana, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, and numerous other masterworks. Dr. McDonnell engaged university choirs in creative community service, leading students and professional collaborators in two benefit concerts to support the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.  
 
Maestro McDonnell holds degrees from Yale University and the University of South Carolina. 
 
There will be a brunch and the lecture following the 11:30 mass at Our Lady of Lourdes. Brunch will begin at approximately 12:45 with the lecture beginning at 1:30.  
 
The suggested donation for the brunch and lecture is $15 per person and $35 per family.  
 
Babysitting will be available for children 10 and under for $1 per child.  
 

Individual: $15/each
Family: $35/each

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