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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.

December 2015

Christmas Living Gallery

Dec 3, Thu 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU’s Christmas Living Gallery will be a beautiful celebration of the season. “Dawning Light” will combine the tradition of Lessons and Carols with wonder-inspiring tableaux vivants—featuring dozens of live models bringing great masterworks of art to life. Accompanied by orchestra and chorus, the story of Christ's birth will cause your heart to soar. Join us in celebrating the marvelous truth that “the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!”

Season subscriptions now include Living Gallery tickets. Individual tickets may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office for $12 for adults and $10 for children (6-12). For information, visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

More info…

Dec 3, Thu
4:30 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Piano Pedagogy Recitals: Rachel Longacre and Olivia Heffernan

Dec 3, Thu 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Dec 3, Thu
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Christmas Living Gallery

Dec 3, Thu 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU’s Christmas Living Gallery will be a beautiful celebration of the season. “Dawning Light” will combine the tradition of Lessons and Carols with wonder-inspiring tableaux vivants—featuring dozens of live models bringing great masterworks of art to life. Accompanied by orchestra and chorus, the story of Christ's birth will cause your heart to soar. Join us in celebrating the marvelous truth that “the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!”

Season subscriptions now include Living Gallery tickets. Individual tickets may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office for $12 for adults and $10 for children (6-12). For information, visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

More info…

Dec 3, Thu
8:00 p.m.

– 9:30 p.m.

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Christmas Living Gallery

Dec 4, Fri 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU’s Christmas Living Gallery will be a beautiful celebration of the season. “Dawning Light” will combine the tradition of Lessons and Carols with wonder-inspiring tableaux vivants—featuring dozens of live models bringing great masterworks of art to life. Accompanied by orchestra and chorus, the story of Christ's birth will cause your heart to soar. Join us in celebrating the marvelous truth that “the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!”

Season subscriptions now include Living Gallery tickets. Individual tickets may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office for $12 for adults and $10 for children (6-12). For information, visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

More info…

Dec 4, Fri
4:30 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Music with the Masters at M&G

Dec 4, Fri 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Museum & Gallery

The BJU student String Quartet, the BJA High School Handbell Choir and the BJA Elementary School Choir will perform “Music with the Masters” at the Museum & Gallery.

Dec 4, Fri
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Musica Antiqua Ensemble

Dec 4, Fri 5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Student Center Mall

The Musica Antiqua Ensemble will perform Christmas songs in the Student Center plaza prior to the Christmas Lighting Ceremony.

Dec 4, Fri
5:45 p.m.

– 6:15 p.m.

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Annual Christmas Carol Sing & Lighting Ceremony

Dec 4, Fri 6:30 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.

Front Campus

Friends from the Greenville area are invited to join the student body for an outdoor carol sing around the University's front-campus fountains where the thousands of sparkling lights, which have become a Greenville holiday landmark, will be illuminated.

This year’s prelude concert begins at 6:10 and is by the Bob Jones Academy Vocal Ensemble, a group of 24 students from grades five and six, under the direction of Joanie Pegram.

More info…

Dec 4, Fri
6:30 p.m.

– 7:20 p.m.

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Christmas Living Gallery

Dec 4, Fri 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU’s Christmas Living Gallery will be a beautiful celebration of the season. “Dawning Light” will combine the tradition of Lessons and Carols with wonder-inspiring tableaux vivants—featuring dozens of live models bringing great masterworks of art to life. Accompanied by orchestra and chorus, the story of Christ's birth will cause your heart to soar. Join us in celebrating the marvelous truth that “the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!”

Season subscriptions now include Living Gallery tickets. Individual tickets may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office for $12 for adults and $10 for children (6-12). For information, visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

More info…

Dec 4, Fri
8:00 p.m.

– 9:30 p.m.

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Piano Pedagogy Recital: Alyson Fuller

Dec 5, Sat 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Dec 5, Sat
1:00 p.m.

– 2:00 p.m.

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Christmas Living Gallery

Dec 5, Sat 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU’s Christmas Living Gallery will be a beautiful celebration of the season. “Dawning Light” will combine the tradition of Lessons and Carols with wonder-inspiring tableaux vivants—featuring dozens of live models bringing great masterworks of art to life. Accompanied by orchestra and chorus, the story of Christ's birth will cause your heart to soar. Join us in celebrating the marvelous truth that “the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!”

Season subscriptions now include Living Gallery tickets. Individual tickets may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office for $12 for adults and $10 for children (6-12). For information, visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

More info…

Dec 5, Sat
2:00 p.m.

– 3:30 p.m.

Download

Christmas Living Gallery

Dec 5, Sat 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU’s Christmas Living Gallery will be a beautiful celebration of the season. “Dawning Light” will combine the tradition of Lessons and Carols with wonder-inspiring tableaux vivants—featuring dozens of live models bringing great masterworks of art to life. Accompanied by orchestra and chorus, the story of Christ's birth will cause your heart to soar. Join us in celebrating the marvelous truth that “the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!”

Season subscriptions now include Living Gallery tickets. Individual tickets may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office for $12 for adults and $10 for children (6-12). For information, visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

More info…

Dec 5, Sat
4:30 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

Download

Christmas Living Gallery

Dec 5, Sat 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU’s Christmas Living Gallery will be a beautiful celebration of the season. “Dawning Light” will combine the tradition of Lessons and Carols with wonder-inspiring tableaux vivants—featuring dozens of live models bringing great masterworks of art to life. Accompanied by orchestra and chorus, the story of Christ's birth will cause your heart to soar. Join us in celebrating the marvelous truth that “the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light!”

Season subscriptions now include Living Gallery tickets. Individual tickets may be purchased at the Programs & Productions box office for $12 for adults and $10 for children (6-12). For information, visit livinggallery.bju.edu.

More info…

Dec 5, Sat
8:00 p.m.

– 9:30 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: The Classwork Show

Dec 7, Mon – Dec 17

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of recent studio work by BJU art majors, featuring both classwork and individual outside projects judged by the art faculty to have unusual merit.

Closed on Sundays.

Dec 7, Mon
– Dec 17

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String Chamber Recital

Dec 7, Mon 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Department of Instrumental Studies presents its string majors in chamber ensembles, featuring a variety of composers and group instrumentations—including string quartets, and piano trios and quintets.

Dec 7, Mon
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Trumpet Choir

Dec 8, Tue 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Dining Common, Kalmbach Room

The Trumpet Choir performs Christmas songs in the Kalmbach Room of the BJU Dining Common.

Dec 8, Tue
11:45 a.m.

– 12:30 p.m.

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Voice Recitals: Katelyn Fenton and Andrew Smith

Dec 8, Tue 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Dec 8, Tue
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Dec 9, Wed 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

BJU's Lyric Choir performs a program highlighting beautiful music for women's chorus.

More info…

Dec 9, Wed
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Trombone Choir

Dec 10, Thu 11:50 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Student Center Mall

The Trombone Choir performs Christmas selections at the Student Center Mall.

Dec 10, Thu
11:50 a.m.

– 12:20 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Stephen Lynn

Dec 10, Thu 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Dec 10, Thu
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Trombone Choir

Dec 10, Thu 5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Dining Common, Kalmbach Room

The Trombone Choir performs Christmas selections in the Kalmbach Room of the BJU Dining Common.

Dec 10, Thu
5:15 p.m.

– 5:45 p.m.

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String Chamber Recital

Dec 10, Thu 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Department of Instrumental Studies features its string majors in a second recital of chamber ensembles with varying instrumentations—including string quartets, and piano trios and quintets.

More info…

Dec 10, Thu
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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BJA Elementary School Choir

Dec 11, Fri 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Student Center Mall

The BJA Elementary School Choir performs Christmas songs at the Student Center Mall.

Dec 11, Fri
12:15 p.m.

– 12:45 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Dec 11, Fri 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Bob Jones University Chamber Singers performs a beautiful selection of Christmas arrangements titled “My Lord Has Come.”

Dec 11, Fri
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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It's a Wonderful Life

Dec 11, Fri 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

You won’t want to miss this holiday classic! Set on Christmas Eve in 1946,
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play uses 5 actors to bring to life this beloved Christmas story. You’ll be captivated as the cast creates all the sound effects, as well as sings all the jingles and commercials. Fun for the whole family!

Dec 11, Fri
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Minor Piano Recital: Allison Pfeifle

Dec 12, Sat 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Fine Arts Center, 119

Dec 12, Sat
2:00 p.m.

– 3:00 p.m.

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BJU Handbell Choirs

Dec 12, Sat 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Academy Auditorium

The Bob Jones University Handbell Choirs perform a variety of Christmas songs.

Dec 12, Sat
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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It's a Wonderful Life

Dec 12, Sat 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

You won’t want to miss this holiday classic! Set on Christmas Eve in 1946,
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play uses 5 actors to bring to life this beloved Christmas story. You’ll be captivated as the cast creates all the sound effects, as well as sings all the jingles and commercials. Fun for the whole family!

Dec 12, Sat
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Art & Pottery Sale

Dec 14, Mon – Dec 17

Sargent Art Building, Downstairs Exhibition Corridor

Drop by and visit the first Holiday Pottery Sale, with pieces by faculty, staff and students. Pieces from the BJU Permanent Collection will also be on sale.

Dec 14, Mon
– Dec 17

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Foundation Brass

Dec 14, Mon 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Dining Common, Kalmbach Room

The Foundation Brass performs Christmas selections in the Kalmbach Room of the BJU Dining Common.

Dec 14, Mon
11:45 a.m.

– 12:15 p.m.

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Student Composition Recital

Dec 15, Tue 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The university family and friends are invited to a special performance of the best original works by music composition students.

More info…

Dec 15, Tue
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Dec 15, Tue 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Den

The Chamber Harp Ensemble, made up of 9 harpists, will be playing beautiful Christmas carols in The Den. Take a break from studying and come hang out with some friends and your favorite hot drink.

Dec 15, Tue
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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