Howard Hall of Music

Howard Hall of Music

Keely Rendle: A violin for a voice

Practice makes perfect, but Keely Rendle’s talent makes practice short and rewarding.  By the time most winners of the annual concerto competition step on stage...

Pianist with perfect pitch

At 7:40 p.m. on a Saturday, junior Thomas Ryskamp was sitting in his bedroom when he got a phone call from a singer in...

Orchestra concert to feature student soloists Thursday

Featuring two winners of the annual Concerto/Aria Competition, the Hillsdale College Symphony Orchestra will perform its first concert of the semester on Thursday. The concert...

Violins and virtuosos

Saint-Saëns wrote the piece for a virtuoso. The composer’s “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso,” performed by junior Tova Forman in last month’s Concerto/Aria Competition, was meant...

Flute like a fiddle

When flutist Clara Fishlock auditioned for the 2018 Concerto/Aria Competition, she channeled the sound of bow hairs grating on strings rather than the hushed...