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Fine Arts Calendar

All events are open to the public. Tickets are required for the Concert Opera & Drama Series, plays and theatre arts productions and Chorale concerts.

April 2016

Art Exhibit: Senior Graphic Design Show

Mar 28, Mon – Apr 11

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

A representative sampling from the graphic design majors' senior portfolios and internships—a highlight of the graphic design program.

Closed on Sundays.

Mar 28, Mon
– Apr 11

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Percussion Ensemble

Apr 1, Fri 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the University’s Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Rob Schoolfield.

Apr 1, Fri
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Faculty Wind Quintet

Apr 1, Fri 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The University’s resident Wind Quintet features works for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon. The program includes wind masterworks as well as original works and transcriptions of a lighter character.

Apr 1, Fri
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Cello Choir

Apr 6, Wed 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The University's Cello Choir presents an evening of chamber music for small and large cello ensembles.

Apr 6, Wed
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 8, Fri 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy the rare and beautiful sound of a dozen or more harps from the Chamber Harp Ensemble directed by Emily Waggoner.

Apr 8, Fri
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Opus 6

Apr 9, Sat 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Opus 6, the official vocal performance ensemble of the Bob Jones University Department of Vocal Studies, includes six singers—two sopranos, one alto, one tenor and two basses. This recital will feature the ensemble in various combinations, from solos to the complete ensemble.

Apr 9, Sat
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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String Chamber Groups

Apr 11, Mon 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Department of Instrumental Studies presents its string majors in chamber ensembles, featuring a variety of composers and group instrumentations.

Apr 11, Mon
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: AACS Competition

Apr 13, Wed – Apr 14

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition displays the works of art finalists competing in the American Association of Christian Schools National Art Competition and includes the winners in each category for 2016.

Apr 13, Wed
– Apr 14

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Concert Choir

Apr 15, Fri 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Come join the 50 singers of the University's Concert Choir, under the direction of Beth Eubank, for their annual spring recital.

Apr 15, Fri
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 15, Fri 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Symphonic Wind Band will feature stories set to music from around the globe. Dan Turner, director.

Apr 15, Fri
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Commencement Art and Photography Contest Exhibition

Apr 18, Mon – May 5

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of juried entries from the annual student art and photography contests, featuring the three finalists in each contest.

Closed on Sundays.

Apr 18, Mon
– May 5

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SMART Preview Performance: Hamlet

Apr 19, Tue 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

This special preview performance is open to secondary students and their sponsors. Doors for general admission will open at 6:40 p.m.

Tickets are required and may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office ($6 for students). Please call (864) 770-1372 for information.

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Apr 19, Tue
7:00 p.m.

– 9:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 20, Wed 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an inspiring program of wondrous choral music performed by the University Singers, BJU's 80-voice, all-freshman choir under the direction of Eliezer Yanson Jr.

Apr 20, Wed
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Hamlet

Apr 21, Thu 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

This human portrait, both enigmatic and powerful, has intrigued readers and audiences for hundreds of years. Watch one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies in a unique production by the University's Classic Players.

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Apr 21, Thu
8:00 p.m.

– 10:00 p.m.

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Concert Band

Apr 22, Fri 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Concert Band, directed by Bruce Cox, performs J. Eric Schmidt’s Symphony of Prayer, William Latham’s Three Chorale Preludes and other stirring selections on the theme of devotion.

Apr 22, Fri
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 22, Fri 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 50-voice Chorale present their much-anticipated spring concert.

Free tickets for the two identical performances are available at the Programs & Productions box office and in the Gustafson Fine Arts Center Music Library.

Apr 22, Fri
6:30 p.m.

– 7:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 22, Fri 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 50-voice Chorale present their much-anticipated spring concert.

Free tickets for the two identical performances are available at the Programs & Productions box office and in the Gustafson Fine Arts Center Music Library.

Apr 22, Fri
8:00 p.m.

– 9:00 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Hamlet

Apr 22, Fri 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

This human portrait, both enigmatic and powerful, has intrigued readers and audiences for hundreds of years. Watch one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies in a unique production by the University's Classic Players.

More info…

Apr 22, Fri
8:00 p.m.

– 10:00 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Hamlet

Apr 23, Sat 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

This human portrait, both enigmatic and powerful, has intrigued readers and audiences for hundreds of years. Watch one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies in a unique production by the University's Classic Players.

More info…

Apr 23, Sat
8:00 p.m.

– 10:00 p.m.

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Chamber String Orchestra

Apr 25, Mon 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an afternoon concert of beautiful chamber string music. Yuriy Leonovich, director.

Apr 25, Mon
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 25, Mon 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Open music contests are held each year among university students. The three finalists in each contest present their pieces in public performance. This program features finalists in men's and women's voice, woodwinds, bowed strings and organ.

Apr 25, Mon
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 26, Tue 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Collegiate Choir, under the direction of Fred Coleman, will perform an exciting program of standard choral literature.

Apr 26, Tue
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 26, Tue 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Open music contests are held each year among university students. The three finalists in each contest present their pieces in public performance. This program features finalists from the piano, brass and plucked string contests and the winner from the composition contest.

Apr 26, Tue
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 28, Thu 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Experience a fresh and inspiring performance by BJU’s women’s choir, under the direction of Eliezer Yanson Jr.

Apr 28, Thu
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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BJU Symphony Orchestra

Apr 29, Fri 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The BJU Symphony Orchestra presents “Made in America,” a program featuring works by John Williams, Samuel Barber, Seth Custer and Howard Hanson. Michael W. Moore, conductor.

Apr 29, Fri
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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