Kolbs to Perform on Oct. 29
By Michelle Reiser-Memmer
October 28, 2011
The Hamilton College Department of Music presents G. Roberts Kolb, tenor, and Lauralyn Kolb, soprano, in a free faculty recital on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m, at Wellin Hall in the Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts.
The concert, To A Distant Beloved: Songs of Love and Separation, will feature Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte and Jeffrey Kolb’s Eurydice (texts by Nora Matthews) in addition to chansons and arias by Liszt, Duparc, Monteverdi and others. The Kolbs will be accompanied by Sar-Shalom Strong, piano.
Rob Kolb is director of choral activities at Hamilton and is conductor of the Hamilton College and Community Masterworks Chorale and Orchestra (formerly the Hamilton College and Community Oratorio Society), as well as past conductor of the Syracuse Vocal Ensemble and Cayuga Vocal Ensemble.
Lauralyn Kolb has appeared throughout the U.S. as a recitalist and oratorio singer. She has taught voice at Hamilton for more than 20 years and has also taught at Colgate University, given master classes on both coasts, and served as the New York State governor of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the box office at 859-4331 or visit www.hamiltonpa.org.