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“Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin to Perform at Colgate

Join us March 4–6, 2016 for a celebration of the performing arts at Colgate, featuring Global Leaders Series headliner Aretha Franklin and her orchestra.

Concert Information

Legendary vocalist Aretha Franklin will perform on campus at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 5 in Sanford Field House.


Full Weekend Schedule

Friday, March 4

7:00 p.m.

A Map of Virtue (a play by Erin Courtney)
Directed by April Sweeney, Associate Professor of English in the University Theater
Location: Brehmer Theater, Dana Arts Center
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Saturday, March 5


“Jazz and the Creative Process” (A behind-the-scenes look at how performers acquire the Jazz language & the inside game)
Lecture Demonstration by Glenn Cashman, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Jazz. A brown bag lunch will be provided.
Location: The Palace Theater

3:00 p.m.

Student Dance Performance
Coordinated by Tanya Calamoneri, Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Dance Instructor)
Location: Colgate Memorial Chapel

7:00 p.m.*

Aretha Franklin and her Orchestra
Opening act by students/faculty
Location: Sanford Field House
*Doors open at 5:00 p.m., close at 6:30 p.m.

10:00 p.m.

Screening of Round Midnight
Introduction by Glenn Cashman
Location: 105 Little Hall
Sunday, March 6

3:30 p.m.

Chamber Players
Directed by Laura Klugherz Professor of Music, Africana & Latin American Studies and Director of Chamber Music
Location: Colgate Memorial Chapel

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