Articles by: Jacqueline Betz

Give classical music a chance

Give classical music a chance

According to the Classical Music Consumer Segmentation Study conducted in 2002, out of a national survey of U.S. adults, only sixteen percent had attended a classical music concert in the past twelve months. And while the number rises to twenty five percent for college graduates and varies depending on age, ethnicity, and year, I would guess that the percentage of […]

Book of Mormon: Review of an unlikely Broadway classic

Student review of The Book of Mormon.

CSO’s “From Russia with Love”

Last Saturday night, students, professors, and community members crowded into Lorimer Chapel for the first of two concerts this semester played by the Colby Symphony Orchestra (CSO).  They were led by guest conductor Janna Hymes, music director of the Williamsburg Symphonia and the Maine Pro Musica Orchestra, and former student of the conductor Leonard Bernstein. Hymes has been called “an […]