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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.

October 2023

Faculty Piano Recital: Nathan MacAvoy

Oct 2, Mon 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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Oct 2, Mon
5:30 p.m.

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A+D Legacy Exhibition Opening: Carl Blair

Oct 6, Fri 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Come appreciate the richness of the A+D visual and pedagogical heritage exhibited through the work of renown former BJU faculty member, Carl Blair! Through exquisite control of composition and joyous use of vibrancy in his paintings and sculptures, Blair strikes an energetic balance between levity and sincerity. The work only begins to visually share Blair’s profound influence on Southern art and culture.

This exhibition will be on display Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p. m. through December 9.

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Oct 6, Fri
5:00 p.m.

– 6:30 p.m.

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Homecoming Concert

Oct 7, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

This year’s homecoming concert is for the whole family! Featuring an exciting variety of selections performed by the Symphonic Wind Band, Chorale, and University Symphony Orchestra and an opportunity for you to join alumni and friends in a soul-stirring sing-along! Free admission, no ticket required. Approximate length: 50 minutes.

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Oct 7, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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University String Orchestra

Oct 9, Mon 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The String Orchestra presents “Haydn and Haydn?” conducted by Yuriy Leonovich. The program will include Haydn’s Symphony No. 83 “The Hen” and Costanzi’s Cello Concerto in D.

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Oct 9, Mon
5:30 p.m.

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University Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven & Bedard!

Oct 12, Thu 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

From Beethoven’s mischievous Prometheus overture to his defiant Symphony No. 5 in C minor, to Richard Strauss’s sunny Horn Concerto No. 1 with Timothy Bedard, newly appointed assistant professor in horn, the BJUSO presents a soul-stirring musical experience of emotional breadth and depth under the direction of Michael Moore. Free admission, no ticket required.

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Oct 12, Thu
7:00 p.m.

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Student eTickets Begin: Romeo & Juliet

Oct 18, Wed (All day)

Rodeheaver Auditorium, Programs & Productions

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Oct 18, Wed
(All day)

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Trumpet Choir & Tuba-Euphonium Choir

Oct 20, Fri 5:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The University’s Trumpet Choir and Tuba-Euphonium Choir, directed by Bruce Cox and Paul Overly, present the first brass ensemble recital of the year.

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Oct 20, Fri
5:30 p.m.

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Trombone Choir & Horn Choir

Oct 20, Fri 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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

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Oct 20, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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Art Talk: Discussing the Life & Work of Carl Blair

Oct 23, Mon 6:00 p.m.

Levinson Hall

Join the Division of Art + Design for a panel-led evening as we reflect on the profound influence of former faculty member Carl Blair, whose impact as a friend, a teacher, a mentor, a father, an artist and an arts advocate garnered the highest award given by the state of South Carolina in the arts.

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Oct 23, Mon
6:00 p.m.

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Woodwind Ensembles

Oct 25, Wed 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Student ensembles under the direction of the Woodwind faculty collaborate to provide this eclectic program of chamber music.

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Oct 25, Wed
5:30 p.m.

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The Happy Journey to Trenton & Camden Play

Oct 26, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A father, mother and two of their three surviving children drive from Newark, New Jersey, to Camden to visit their married daughter. Their journey is punctuated by talk, laughter, memories (some mundane, some happy, some painful), and appreciation of the Now – ham and eggs, flowers, family, sunsets and the joy of being alive. In this family drama, nothing much happens, and yet everything important happens.

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Oct 26, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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The Happy Journey to Trenton & Camden Play

Oct 27, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A father, mother and two of their three surviving children drive from Newark, New Jersey, to Camden to visit their married daughter. Their journey is punctuated by talk, laughter, memories (some mundane, some happy, some painful), and appreciation of the Now – ham and eggs, flowers, family, sunsets and the joy of being alive. In this family drama, nothing much happens, and yet everything important happens.

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Oct 27, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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The Happy Journey to Trenton & Camden Play

Oct 28, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A father, mother and two of their three surviving children drive from Newark, New Jersey, to Camden to visit their married daughter. Their journey is punctuated by talk, laughter, memories (some mundane, some happy, some painful), and appreciation of the Now – ham and eggs, flowers, family, sunsets and the joy of being alive. In this family drama, nothing much happens, and yet everything important happens.

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Oct 28, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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