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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 2017

Art Exhibit: Studio Art Senior Exhibition

Mar 20, Mon – Apr 10

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition features works by BFA candidates and is presented as partial fulfillment for the degree of bachelor of fine arts in studio art from the School of Fine Arts & Communication.

Closed on Sundays.

Mar 20, Mon
– Apr 10

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Equinox Theatre

Apr 1, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Suber Road Baptist Church

As part of their requirements to graduate, John Michael Cox, Kaitlyn Chisholm, Rebekah Nason and Bethany Woodfin are pleased to present their thesis project to the BJU community.

Performances of Rebekah Nason’s This Could Be . . . and Kaitlyn Chisholm’s Happily Ever After.

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Apr 1, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Equinox Theatre

Apr 1, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Suber Road Baptist Church

As part of their requirements to graduate, John Michael Cox, Kaitlyn Chisholm, Rebekah Nason and Bethany Woodfin are pleased to present their thesis project to the BJU community.

Performances of Rebekah Nason’s This Could Be . . . and Kaitlyn Chisholm’s Happily Ever After.

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Apr 1, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: AACS Competition Showcase

Apr 5, Wed – Apr 6

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition displays the works of art finalists in the American Association of Christian Schools National Art Competition and features the winners in each category for 2017.

Apr 5, Wed
– Apr 6

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 7, Fri 5:00 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.

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Apr 7, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Anna Burrell

Apr 8, Sat 1:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 8, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Joshua Lowery

Apr 8, Sat 3:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Apr 8, Sat
3:00 p.m.

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Opus 6

Apr 8, Sat 5:00 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.

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Apr 8, Sat
5:00 p.m.

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Cello Recital: Kathryn Adams

Apr 8, Sat 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 8, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Ariel Mills

Apr 8, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Apr 8, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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String Chamber Recital

Apr 10, Mon 5:00 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.

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Apr 10, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Apr 12, Wed 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Concert Choir presents the first choral concert of the spring season. Enjoy a stirring and delightful program by this 50-voice BJU choral ensemble.

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Apr 12, Wed
5:00 p.m.

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Living Gallery: The Savior's Call

Apr 13, Thu 4:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A boldly unique, dramatic presentation of sacred masterworks of art depicting Christ’s ministry and passion. See these great paintings “come alive” in life-size re-creations on the Rodeheaver stage as choirs, instrumentalists and costumed actors re-create scenes from our Lord’s ministry on earth. This year’s presentation features Dan Forrest’s musical work Requiem for the Living and dramatizes Christ’s invitation to His followers: come, eat, drink and rest.

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Apr 13, Thu
4:30 p.m.

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Living Gallery: The Savior's Call

Apr 13, Thu 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A boldly unique, dramatic presentation of sacred masterworks of art depicting Christ’s ministry and passion. See these great paintings “come alive” in life-size re-creations on the Rodeheaver stage as choirs, instrumentalists and costumed actors re-create scenes from our Lord’s ministry on earth. This year’s presentation features Dan Forrest’s musical work Requiem for the Living and dramatizes Christ’s invitation to His followers: come, eat, drink and rest.

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Apr 13, Thu
8:00 p.m.

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Living Gallery: The Savior's Call

Apr 14, Fri 4:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A boldly unique, dramatic presentation of sacred masterworks of art depicting Christ’s ministry and passion. See these great paintings “come alive” in life-size re-creations on the Rodeheaver stage as choirs, instrumentalists and costumed actors re-create scenes from our Lord’s ministry on earth. This year’s presentation features Dan Forrest’s musical work Requiem for the Living and dramatizes Christ’s invitation to His followers: come, eat, drink and rest.

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Apr 14, Fri
4:30 p.m.

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Living Gallery: The Savior's Call

Apr 14, Fri 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A boldly unique, dramatic presentation of sacred masterworks of art depicting Christ’s ministry and passion. See these great paintings “come alive” in life-size re-creations on the Rodeheaver stage as choirs, instrumentalists and costumed actors re-create scenes from our Lord’s ministry on earth. This year’s presentation features Dan Forrest’s musical work Requiem for the Living and dramatizes Christ’s invitation to His followers: come, eat, drink and rest.

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Apr 14, Fri
8:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Madeline Bolyard

Apr 15, Sat 1:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 15, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Living Gallery: The Savior's Call

Apr 15, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A boldly unique, dramatic presentation of sacred masterworks of art depicting Christ’s ministry and passion. See these great paintings “come alive” in life-size re-creations on the Rodeheaver stage as choirs, instrumentalists and costumed actors re-create scenes from our Lord’s ministry on earth. This year’s presentation features Dan Forrest’s musical work Requiem for the Living and dramatizes Christ’s invitation to His followers: come, eat, drink and rest.

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Apr 15, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Cello Recital: Jonathan Simmons

Apr 15, Sat 3:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 15, Sat
3:00 p.m.

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Living Gallery: The Savior's Call

Apr 15, Sat 4:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A boldly unique, dramatic presentation of sacred masterworks of art depicting Christ’s ministry and passion. See these great paintings “come alive” in life-size re-creations on the Rodeheaver stage as choirs, instrumentalists and costumed actors re-create scenes from our Lord’s ministry on earth. This year’s presentation features Dan Forrest’s musical work Requiem for the Living and dramatizes Christ’s invitation to His followers: come, eat, drink and rest.

More info…

Apr 15, Sat
4:30 p.m.

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Living Gallery: The Savior's Call

Apr 15, Sat 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A boldly unique, dramatic presentation of sacred masterworks of art depicting Christ’s ministry and passion. See these great paintings “come alive” in life-size re-creations on the Rodeheaver stage as choirs, instrumentalists and costumed actors re-create scenes from our Lord’s ministry on earth. This year’s presentation features Dan Forrest’s musical work Requiem for the Living and dramatizes Christ’s invitation to His followers: come, eat, drink and rest.

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Apr 15, Sat
8:00 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Art & Photography Contest

Apr 17, 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 17, Mon
– May 5

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Concert Band

Apr 17, Mon 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Concert Band presents "The Art of Song." Included on the program are Lyric Music by Robert Starer and Rolf Rudin’s Song Without Words.

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Apr 17, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 19, Wed 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

BJU's 100-voice freshman choir, the University Singers, again delights audiences with their annual spring concert.

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Apr 19, Wed
5:00 p.m.

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Lecture/Panel: Trip to Bountiful

Apr 20, Thu 6:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

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Apr 20, Thu
6:30 p.m.

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Trip to Bountiful

Apr 20, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

The Trip to Bountiful, by American playwright Horton Foote, follows one woman's odyssey from a cramped Houston apartment to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Carrie Watts escapes her exile, hoping to return to her idyllic place on the Texas coastal plains, but, instead, discovers value in the inevitable tension of family life. Mrs. Corretta Grass will perform the iconic role of Carrie Watts in the final play of the Theatre Arts season: "A Season of Place: The American Plays."

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Apr 20, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 21, Fri 6:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 60-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.

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Apr 21, Fri
6:30 p.m.

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Trip to Bountiful

Apr 21, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

The Trip to Bountiful, by American playwright Horton Foote, follows one woman's odyssey from a cramped Houston apartment to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Carrie Watts escapes her exile, hoping to return to her idyllic place on the Texas coastal plains, but, instead, discovers value in the inevitable tension of family life. Mrs. Corretta Grass will perform the iconic role of Carrie Watts in the final play of the Theatre Arts season: "A Season of Place: The American Plays."

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Apr 21, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 21, Fri 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 60-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.

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Apr 21, Fri
8:00 p.m.

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Voice Recital: Blaire Yorgey

Apr 22, Sat 1:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 22, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Felicity Bell

Apr 22, Sat 2:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 22, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Wes Ascher

Apr 22, Sat 3:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Apr 22, Sat
3:00 p.m.

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Voice Recital: Jonathan Fraga

Apr 22, Sat 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapelf

Apr 22, Sat
5:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 22, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

“Masterpiece” will feature the Symphonic Wind Band and friends performing the very finest concert literature for winds. Dan Turner, director.

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Apr 22, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Trip to Bountiful

Apr 22, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

The Trip to Bountiful, by American playwright Horton Foote, follows one woman's odyssey from a cramped Houston apartment to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Carrie Watts escapes her exile, hoping to return to her idyllic place on the Texas coastal plains, but, instead, discovers value in the inevitable tension of family life. Mrs. Corretta Grass will perform the iconic role of Carrie Watts in the final play of the Theatre Arts season: "A Season of Place: The American Plays."

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Apr 22, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Apr 24, Mon 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an afternoon concert of beautiful chamber string music featuring Brandon and Kristen Ironside in Felix Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin and Piano in D Minor. Yuriy Leonovich, director.

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Apr 24, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 24, Mon 7:00 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.

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Apr 24, Mon
7:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 25, Tue 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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Apr 25, Tue
5:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 25, Tue 7:00 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.

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Apr 25, Tue
7:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 27, Thu 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

BJU's women's choir presents a delightful spring concert in the beautiful War Memorial Chapel.

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Apr 27, Thu
5:00 p.m.

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Trip to Bountiful

Apr 27, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

The Trip to Bountiful, by American playwright Horton Foote, follows one woman's odyssey from a cramped Houston apartment to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Carrie Watts escapes her exile, hoping to return to her idyllic place on the Texas coastal plains, but, instead, discovers value in the inevitable tension of family life. Mrs. Corretta Grass will perform the iconic role of Carrie Watts in the final play of the Theatre Arts season: "A Season of Place: The American Plays."

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Apr 27, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Voice Recital: Joel Dupont

Apr 28, Fri 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 28, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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Symphony Orchestra

Apr 28, Fri 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The University's Symphony Orchestra presents a program featuring symphonic favorites and the winner of the annual Concert/Aria Competition. Michael W. Moore, conductor.

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Apr 28, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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Trip to Bountiful

Apr 28, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

The Trip to Bountiful, by American playwright Horton Foote, follows one woman's odyssey from a cramped Houston apartment to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Carrie Watts escapes her exile, hoping to return to her idyllic place on the Texas coastal plains, but, instead, discovers value in the inevitable tension of family life. Mrs. Corretta Grass will perform the iconic role of Carrie Watts in the final play of the Theatre Arts season: "A Season of Place: The American Plays."

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Apr 28, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Janelle Montes & Anna Ensminger

Apr 29, Sat 3:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 29, Sat
3:00 p.m.

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MTNA Collegiate Chapter Benefit Concert

Apr 29, Sat 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The MTNA Collegiate Chapter joined by the Chamber Singers will present a benefit concert for the South India Baptist Bible College & Seminary. The event is free and open to the public. Donations received will assist the college with the purchase of quality keyboards for use in the music lab.

Apr 29, Sat
5:00 p.m.

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Trip to Bountiful

Apr 29, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

The Trip to Bountiful, by American playwright Horton Foote, follows one woman's odyssey from a cramped Houston apartment to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Carrie Watts escapes her exile, hoping to return to her idyllic place on the Texas coastal plains, but, instead, discovers value in the inevitable tension of family life. Mrs. Corretta Grass will perform the iconic role of Carrie Watts in the final play of the Theatre Arts season: "A Season of Place: The American Plays."

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Apr 29, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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