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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 2023

Symphonic Wind Band & Choirs: Carols & Classics

Dec 1, Fri 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Begin your Christmas season with “Carols and Classics,” a festive Holiday program featuring the Symphonic Wind Band along with the Handbell Choir, University Chorale, and Concert Choir.

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Dec 1, Fri
8:00 p.m.

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Piano Performance Recital: Matthew Lehman

Dec 2, Sat 1:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Matthew will perform music by Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, and Shchedrin.

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Dec 2, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Violin Principal Recital: Anna Myers

Dec 2, Sat 2:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Anna will perform works by Bach, August de Bériot, and Lauridsen.

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Dec 2, Sat
2:30 p.m.

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String Chamber Recitals

Dec 2, Sat 4:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Department of Instrumental Studies presents its string majors in chamber ensembles with varying instrumentations—including string quartets, piano quintet, and guitar ensemble.

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Dec 2, Sat
4:00 p.m.

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String Chamber Recitals

Dec 2, Sat 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Department of Instrumental Studies presents its string majors in chamber ensembles with varying instrumentations—including string quartets, piano quintet, and guitar ensemble.

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Dec 2, Sat
6:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choir

Dec 2, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

It is Christmas time, and the handbell choir will present a wide variety of Christmas music from sacred to secular. You will experience the joy and spirit of Christmas.

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Dec 2, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Dec 6, Wed 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Join the BJU Lyric choir conducted by Laura Brundage as we celebrate the Christmas season! Enjoy timeless carols and holiday favorites in this nostalgic Christmas program.

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Dec 6, Wed
5:30 p.m.

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University Symphony Orchestra: Concerto & Aria Showcase

Dec 7, Thu 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Celebrate the winners of the 2023 Concerto/Aria Competition, Grace Floyd (piano), Micah Hyink (violin), and Leah Najimy (soprano), as they perform works by Saint-Saëns, Barber, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and Mozart. Michael Moore conducts the BJUSO. Free admission, no ticket required.

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Dec 7, Thu
7:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Dec 8, Fri 6:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The University Chorale, known for its tonal beauty and flexibility, presents a Christmas concert centered around the theme of light. The program, directed by Andrew Huish, will feature historical texts set by composers down through the ages, as well as compelling newer works by living composers.

Dec 8, Fri
6:30 p.m.

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It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Dec 8, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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 five actors to bring this beloved Christmas story to life. You’ll be captivated as the cast creates all the sound effects and sings all the jingles and commercials. Fun for the whole family!

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Dec 8, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Dec 8, Fri 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The University Chorale, known for its tonal beauty and flexibility, presents a Christmas concert centered around the theme of light. The program, directed by Andrew Huish, will feature historical texts set by composers down through the ages, as well as compelling newer works by living composers.

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Dec 8, Fri
8:00 p.m.

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It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Dec 9, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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 five actors to bring this beloved Christmas story to life. You’ll be captivated as the cast creates all the sound effects and sings all the jingles and commercials. Fun for the whole family!

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Dec 9, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Dec 9, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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 five actors to bring this beloved Christmas story to life. You’ll be captivated as the cast creates all the sound effects and sings all the jingles and commercials. Fun for the whole family!

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Dec 9, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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Student Composition Recital

Dec 12, Tue 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The University family is invited to hear this recital of music composition students’ best original works.

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Dec 12, Tue
6:00 p.m.

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