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Choir and Instrumental Concerts

Hardly a week goes by at BJU without a chance to attend some quality, enjoyable concerts. Among other things, you can enjoy great classics, marches and music from around the world. Check out the schedule below to see when our various choirs, bands, and orchestras will be performing this semester.

Symphonic Wind Band

Oct 2 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Gazebo

The Gazebo comes alive with the sounds of the Symphonic Wind Band playing the finest in patriotic, concert and show music. Bring your friends and a picnic supper—and enjoy!

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Oct 2
6:00 p.m.

– 7:00 p.m.

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BJU Symphony Orchestra

Oct 16 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The University Symphony Orchestra presents “The Mozart Effect,” a program featuring Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, Jacques Ibert’s Hommage à Mozart, and Brahms’ Double Concerto for Violin and Cello—Kristin and Yuriy Leonovich, soloists. Michael W. Moore, conductor.

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Oct 16
7:00 p.m.

– 9:00 p.m.

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US Army Field Band

Oct 17 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Davis Field House

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Oct 17
2:00 p.m.

– 3:30 p.m.

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Trumpet & Tuba-Euphonium Choirs

Oct 21 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The University’s Trumpet and Tuba-Euphonium Choirs present exciting works from their standard repertoire in this first brass ensemble recital of the year.

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Oct 21
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Trombone & Horn Choirs

Oct 23 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The unique sounds of the University’s Trombone and Horn Choirs are featured in this second brass ensemble recital of the year.

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Oct 23
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Woodwind Choir & Flute Choir

Oct 26 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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Oct 26
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Oct 28 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.

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Oct 28
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Oct 30 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The 50 singers of the University’s Concert Choir, under the direction of Beth Eubank, present their annual fall recital. This concert promises to bring joy and thanksgiving to your spirit!

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Oct 30
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Sacred Concert

Nov 3 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Nov 3
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Honors Concert

Nov 4 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Nov 4
6:30 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Final Concert

Nov 5 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

A gala concert is presented, featuring winning ensembles and soloists from BJU’s annual High School Festival in addition to performances by the festival band, string orchestra and honors chorus.

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Nov 5
7:00 p.m.

– 9:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Nov 9 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Designed to highlight beautiful music for women's chorus, the BJU Lyric Choir, under the direction of Eliezer Yanson Jr., presents a program titled “Lauda.”

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Nov 9
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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University String Orchestra

Nov 18 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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Nov 18
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Nov 19 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an inspiring program of wondrous choral music performed by the University Singers. Under the direction of Eliezer Yanson Jr., BJU’s 80-voice, all-freshman choir presents a concert.

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Nov 19
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Concert Band

Nov 20 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Join the Concert Band for a program of “American Classics” featuring Persichetti’s Serenade for Band. Included on the program are works by Ticheli and Whitacre.

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Nov 20
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Dec 11 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Identical performances at 6:30 & 8

The Chorale, under the direction of Warren Cook, presents its annual fall concert. The 50-voice choir will delight and inspire audiences with two identical performances of “My Flight for Heaven,” which will feature works composed or arranged by Courtney, Rutter, Morley, Henson, Tavenor, Pearsall, Forrest, Monteverdi, Chilcott, Gawthrop, Hogan and Parker.

Free tickets are available at Programs & Productions and in the Gustafson Fine Arts Center Music Library.

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Dec 11
6:30 p.m.

– 7:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Dec 11 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Chorale, under the direction of Warren Cook, presents its annual fall concert. The 50-voice choir will delight and inspire audiences with two identical performances of “My Flight for Heaven,” which will feature works composed or arranged by Courtney, Rutter, Morley, Henson, Tavenor, Pearsall, Forrest, Monteverdi, Chilcott, Gawthrop, Hogan and Parker.

Free tickets are available at Programs & Productions and in the Gustafson Fine Arts Center Music Library.

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Dec 11
8:00 p.m.

– 9:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Feb 12 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Symphonic Wind Band, under the direction of Dan Turner, will present a concert.

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Feb 12
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Foundation Brass & Friends

Feb 17 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Kalmbach Room

The University’s brass faculty and friends join in this informal setting to present an exciting concert of rich, brilliant brass music.

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Feb 17
12:00 p.m.

– 1:00 p.m.

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Concert Band

Feb 26 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Join the Concert Band for “A Military Tribute,” music honoring the people and events of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Feb 26
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Mar 9 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an afternoon concert of beautiful music for string orchestra.

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Mar 9
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Woodwind Ensembles

Mar 16 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The woodwind faculty, majors and principals present a recital of small ensembles in various combinations of flutes, oboes, clarinets, saxophones and bassoons. Ensembles that include horns or strings may also be featured.

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Mar 16
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choirs

Mar 18 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Univerity’s Handbell Choirs will present an exciting recital of music that is sure to show off the unique sounds of the handbell.

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Mar 18
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Foundation Brass

Mar 19 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Come hear the Foundation Brass in recital—including works by Bach, Boyce and Ewald.

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Mar 19
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Percussion Ensemble

Apr 1 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.

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Apr 1
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Faculty Wind Quintet

Apr 1 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.

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Apr 1
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Cello Choir

Apr 6 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.

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Apr 6
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 8 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.

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Apr 8
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Opus 6

Apr 9 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.

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Apr 9
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Apr 15 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Join the Concert Choir, one of two upperclassman choirs at BJU, as they perform an exciting spring concert in the beautiful War Memorial Chapel.

Apr 15
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 15 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
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 20 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
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Concert Band

Apr 22 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
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 22 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 Programs & Productions and in the Gustafson Fine Arts Center Music Library.

Apr 22
6:30 p.m.

– 7:30 p.m.

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Chamber String Orchestra

Apr 25 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an afternoon concert of beautiful chamber string music.

Apr 25
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 25 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 and bowed strings.

Apr 25
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 26 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
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 26 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
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 28 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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

Apr 28
5:00 p.m.

– 6:00 p.m.

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BJU Symphony Orchestra

Apr 29 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The University 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
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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