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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 productions and Chorale concerts.

October 2021

Symphonic Wind Band

Oct 1, Fri 6:00 p.m.

Gazebo

Bring your picnic dinner and join this fall tradition of overtures and marches at the Gazebo with the Symphonic Wind Band. In the case of inclement weather, we will move inside to beautiful Stratton Hall.

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Oct 1, Fri
6:00 p.m.

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A+D Exhibit: Palimpsest: Exploring Contemporary Calligraphy

Oct 1, Fri 6:30 p.m.

Sargent Art Building

"Palimpsest: Exploring Contemporary Calligraphy" opening reception will be held. "Palimpsest" is a juried exhibition featuring works by calligraphers and lettering artists from the Southeastern United States. This show will also feature the work of juror, calligrapher, and retired A+D faculty member Kathryn Bell. This exhibit will remain on display through November 30.

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Oct 1, Fri
6:30 p.m.

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Theatre MA Staged Reading: Before You Go

Oct 1, Fri 6:30 p.m.

Rehearsal Hall

Before You Go tells the romantic story of a young woman, Elise, on an emotional journey towards independence and self-assurance. Torn between her deceptive, manipulative sister and her sweet, but new, boyfriend, Elise must decide whether her dreams are worth fighting for, and what the true qualities of a good relationship are. Before You Go is an original play written by Meetra Moyer, directed by Mady Bell.

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Oct 1, Fri
6:30 p.m.

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Theatre MA Staged Reading: Before You Go

Oct 1, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Rehearsal Hall

Before You Go tells the romantic story of a young woman, Elise, on an emotional journey towards independence and self-assurance. Torn between her deceptive, manipulative sister and her sweet, but new, boyfriend, Elise must decide whether her dreams are worth fighting for, and what the true qualities of a good relationship are. Before You Go is an original play written by Meetra Moyer, directed by Mady Bell.

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Oct 1, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Flute Performance Recital: Andrea Bell

Oct 2, Sat 1:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Andrea’s program includes works by Debussy, C. P. E. Bach, and others.

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Oct 2, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Theatre MA Staged Reading: Before You Go

Oct 2, Sat 6:30 p.m.

Rehearsal Hall

Before You Go tells the romantic story of a young woman, Elise, on an emotional journey towards independence and self-assurance. Torn between her deceptive, manipulative sister and her sweet, but new, boyfriend, Elise must decide whether her dreams are worth fighting for, and what the true qualities of a good relationship are. Before You Go is an original play written by Meetra Moyer, directed by Mady Bell.

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Oct 2, Sat
6:30 p.m.

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Theatre MA Staged Reading: Before You Go

Oct 2, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Rehearsal Hall

Before You Go tells the romantic story of a young woman, Elise, on an emotional journey towards independence and self-assurance. Torn between her deceptive, manipulative sister and her sweet, but new, boyfriend, Elise must decide whether her dreams are worth fighting for, and what the true qualities of a good relationship are. Before You Go is an original play written by Meetra Moyer, directed by Mady Bell.

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Oct 2, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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Horn Principal Recital: Aaron Fox

Oct 6, Wed 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Aaron’s program includes works by Jacob, Mozart, and others.

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Oct 6, Wed
5:30 p.m.

– 6:30 p.m.

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Meet the Composer!

Oct 7, Thu 6:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Join us for a free pre-concert talk with Lee Holdridge and Maestro Kaufman

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Oct 7, Thu
6:30 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Symphonic Hollywood - The Music of Lee Holdridge

Oct 7, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Founder's Memorial Amphitorium

Grammy award-winning conductor Richard Kaufman returns for the Annual BJU Homecoming Concert to conduct the University Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in a wide-ranging program of music from the pen of Hollywood composer Lee Holdridge, including the world premiere of Fantasy Chorale: A Journey of Joy and Hope, commissioned especially for this performance.

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Oct 7, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Gingery/Mack Scholarship Concert

Oct 8, Fri 4:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Gingery-Mack Music Scholarship Fund is proud to bring Daniel Overly and Tim Renner, two of BJU’s recent graduates, back to the War Memorial Chapel stage. Drs. Overly and Renner are both building outstanding careers in music, Daniel in collaborative piano and opera coaching, and Tim in opera. This recital seeks to raise funds for the Gingery-Mack Scholarships, providing music scholarships to promising young Christian musicians at BJU.

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Oct 8, Fri
4:00 p.m.

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University String Orchestra

Oct 11, Mon 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The String Orchestra presents “The Number 13,” under the direction of Yuriy Leonovich, featuring Mozart’s String Quartet No. 13. The concert will also include works by Haydn and Grieg.

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Oct 11, Mon
5:30 p.m.

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A+D Artist Talk: Kathy Bell

Oct 12, Tue 6:00 p.m.

Levinson Hall

"Palimpsest: Exploring Contemporary Calligraphy" is a juried exhibition featuring works by calligraphers and lettering artists from the Southeastern United States. This show also features the work of juror, calligrapher, and retired A+D faculty member Kathryn Bell.

Exhibit is on display through Nov. 30, Sargent Art Building.

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Oct 12, Tue
6:00 p.m.

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Trumpet Choir & Tuba-Euphonium Choir

Oct 13, Wed 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 13, Wed
5:30 p.m.

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Trombone Choir & Horn Choir

Oct 14, Thu 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 14, Thu
7:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Oct 25, Mon 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The choral artistry of the BJU Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Fred R. Coleman, is intended to nurture spiritual reflection in the hearts and minds of both the performers and the audience.

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Oct 25, Mon
5:30 p.m.

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Flute Choir & Saxophone Choir

Oct 27, Wed 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Flute Choir, directed by Esther Waite, and the Saxophone Choir, directed by Prentiss McDaniels, present an eclectic program of music written and arranged for the flute family and saxophone family.

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Oct 27, Wed
5:30 p.m.

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Division of Music Recital Hour

Oct 28, Thu 4:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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Oct 28, Thu
4:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Oct 29, Fri 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The University Chorale, known for tonal beauty and inspiring performance under new director Andrew Huish, presents the annual fall concert in the War Memorial Chapel.

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Oct 29, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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