Larry Lipkis  

With the Baltimore Consort


Our '20-'21 season was cancelled due to COVID-19, but we are in the precess of scheduling all our concerts for the '20-'21 season. Watch for updates!!

Tentatively scheduled for

Oct. 1,2, and 3, 2021

The premiere of my chamber opera


by the American Chamber Opera Company

Oct. 1 and 2: NYC

University Settlement House

Oct. 3: Allentown, PA

Allentown Art Museum











ProfessorDr. Larry Lipkis is the Bertha Mae Starner ’27 and Jay F. Starner Professor of Music and Composer in Residence at Moravian College.  He directs the composition program at the college as well as the early music activities, which include the Collegium Musicum, a Renaissance music ensemble; the Monteverdi Ensemble, a madrigal ensemble; the Krummhorn Ensemble, and the Baroque ensemble, an instrumental group that specializes in music of the 17th and 18th centuries. He teaches courses in music theory, orchestration, form, and contemporary music, and gives private lessons and practicum courses in composition.

In the '20-'21 academic year, Dr. Lipkis is teaching Form, Orchestration, 20th Century Music to 1945, and Contemporary Music Since 1945. He is also directing four Independent Study projects and three Honors Projects. He is co-director of a national team of early music ensemble directors presenting a virtual concert under the auspices of the Early Music America Higher Education program.

In May of 2017 and 2019, Dr. Lipkis taught a course entitled “Music of Spain,” which culminated in a ten-day trip to Cordoba, Seville, and Granada to explore firsthand the rich musical culture of the Andalusian region of Spain. He is planning a similar course for May of 2022.

Dr. Lipkis is a member of the Board of Managers of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem (PA) and the creator and director of the Bach Chaconne Project, a collaborative composition and performance workshop for talented middle school and high school students.  He has delivered presentations on the topic of “Bach and Rhetoric” and “Bach and Baroque Dance” at two NEH Summer Scholar Institutes in Germany (and a third one in the summer of 2017 in Bethlehem).  He is also a Music Director at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.

He is also the Composition Competition Coordinator for the Allentown Symphony Orchestra. He directed "The Enigma Variations" in 2017 and "Pictures at an Exhbiiton (2018) in 2018".