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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.

April 2018

Art Exhibit: Senior Studio Art & Interior Architecture+Design Majors

Apr 2, Mon – Apr 7

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition features works by BFA candidates in both Studio Art and also Interior Architecture+Design and is presented as partial fulfillment for the degree of bachelor of fine arts in studio art from the School of Fine Arts and Communication.

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Apr 2, Mon
– Apr 7

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Percussion Ensemble

Apr 2, Mon 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

“A Richness of Rags,” featuring the ragtime music of George Hamilton Green Jr., George Linus Cobb, and others.

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Apr 2, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 4, Wed 5:00 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 4, Wed
5:00 p.m.

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Graduate Piano Recital: Rachel Longacre

Apr 5, Thu 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Rachel will perform pieces by Schubert, Haydn, and others.

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Apr 5, Thu
5:00 p.m.

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Guest Voice Recital: Mary Kathryn Brewer

Apr 6, Fri 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Bob Jones University Division of Music will host vocalist Dr. Mary Kathryn Brewer, presenting a voice recital titled “Common Dramatic Elements and Approaches within Verdi Art Songs and Arias” where she will discuss and perform various Verdi art songs and arias. She will follow up her recital on Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with a voice master class. This event is required of all voice majors and principals, but all voice students are encouraged to attend.

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Apr 6, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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FEBC-Korea Children’s Choir

Apr 6, Fri 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The Korean Children’s Choir, a ministry of the Far East Broadcasting Company, under the direction of Dr. Billy Kim, will present a varied program of patriotic and sacred selections. The choir is known for their professionalism, engaging personal touch and obvious love for Jesus Christ. Their colorful costumes and traditional Korean dance add to the pageantry of the concert.

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Apr 6, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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Organ Recital: Noah Vancina

Apr 7, Sat 1:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Noah will perform works by Mozart, Bach, and others.

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Apr 7, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Sarah Christenson

Apr 7, Sat 3:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Sarah will perform works by Liszt, Prokofiev, and others.

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Apr 7, Sat
3:00 p.m.

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Graduate Composition Recital: Victoria Mansfield

Apr 7, Sat 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

With the help of musicians, Victoria will present original compositions for instrumental and choral repertoire.

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Apr 7, Sat
5:00 p.m.

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String Chamber Recital

Apr 9, Mon 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Department of Instrumental Studies presents its string majors in chamber ensembles, featuring a variety of composers and group instrumentations.

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Apr 9, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: AACS Competition Showcase

Apr 11, Wed – Apr 12

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

This exhibition displays the works of art finalists in the American Association of Christian Schools National Art Competition and features the winners in each category.

Apr 11, Wed
– Apr 12

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Voice Recital: Ben Knoedler

Apr 13, Fri 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Ben will perform works by Bach, Grieg, and Copland.

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Apr 13, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Apr 13, Fri 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Concert Choir presents the first choral concert of the spring season. Enjoy a stirring and delightful program by this 50-voice BJU choral ensemble.

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Apr 13, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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Graduate Composition Recital: Nathaniel West

Apr 14, Sat 3:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Reed will also present original compositions, including choral and instrumental numbers.

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Apr 14, Sat
3:00 p.m.

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MTNA Benefit Recital

Apr 14, Sat 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Music Teachers National Association

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Apr 14, Sat
5:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 14, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Join the Symphonic Wind Band for a delightful evening of band music, including pieces such as Bulgarian Dances, Tom Sawyer Suite, and The Wind in the Willows, featuring narrative excerpts from Bill Pinkston. Dan Turner, conductor.

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Apr 14, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Cello Recital: Stephen Hawkey

Apr 16, Mon 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Stephen will perform works by Bach, Crumb, and Ravel.

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Apr 16, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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USAF Heritage of America Band

Apr 17, Tue 7:00 p.m.

Founder's Memorial Amphitorium

For six decades, the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band has educated, inspired and entertained over 1.5 million people annually, by providing music for events that support Airmen and their families, our Nation’s veterans and build relationships of trust between the American people and their Air Force.

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Apr 17, Tue
7:00 p.m.

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Harp Performance Class

Apr 18, Wed 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Join the Harp Performance Class for a delightful hour of music. Open to the public.

Apr 18, Wed
5:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 18, Wed 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The 100-voice freshman choir again delights audiences with their annual University Singers spring concert.

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Apr 18, Wed
5:00 p.m.

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The Burial at Thebes: a Version of Sophocles' Antigone

Apr 19, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

In the wake of a civil war, the city of Thebes welcomes a new king. But his rule of law clashes against the order of the gods. One young woman defies his commands, knowing all could be lost for her actions. As alliances begin to crumble, which decree will stand?

Produced in partial fulfillment of the Theatre Arts, MA degree.

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Apr 19, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Art & Photography Contests

Apr 20, Fri – Apr 21

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of juried entries from the annual student art and photography contests, featuring the three finalists in each contest.

Apr 20, Fri
– Apr 21

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Chorale

Apr 20, Fri 6:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 60-voice Chorale present their much-anticipated spring concert in the War Memorial Chapel.

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

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Apr 20, Fri
6:30 p.m.

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The Burial at Thebes: a Version of Sophocles' Antigone

Apr 20, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

In the wake of a civil war, the city of Thebes welcomes a new king. But his rule of law clashes against the order of the gods. One young woman defies his commands, knowing all could be lost for her actions. As alliances begin to crumble, which decree will stand?

Produced in partial fulfillment of the Theatre Arts, MA degree.

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Apr 20, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 20, Fri 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 60-voice Chorale present their much-anticipated spring concert in the War Memorial Chapel.

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

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Apr 20, Fri
8:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Tina Lacock

Apr 21, Sat 1:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Tina will perform works by Bach, Beethoven, Debussy, and Ginastera.

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Apr 21, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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The Burial at Thebes: a Version of Sophocles' Antigone

Apr 21, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

In the wake of a civil war, the city of Thebes welcomes a new king. But his rule of law clashes against the order of the gods. One young woman defies his commands, knowing all could be lost for her actions. As alliances begin to crumble, which decree will stand?

Produced in partial fulfillment of the Theatre Arts, MA degree.

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Apr 21, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Voice Literature Performance Recital

Apr 21, Sat 2:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Voice Literature Class will present a recital of works prepared over the semester.

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Apr 21, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Graduate Piano Recital: Anna Ensminger

Apr 21, Sat 4:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Anna, along with others, will perform works by Saint-Saëns, Busoni, and Poulenc.

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Apr 21, Sat
4:00 p.m.

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Graduate Piano Recital: Tawnya Morse

Apr 21, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Tawnya will perform works by Rameau, Fauré, Ravel, and others.

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Apr 21, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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The Burial at Thebes: a Version of Sophocles' Antigone

Apr 21, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

In the wake of a civil war, the city of Thebes welcomes a new king. But his rule of law clashes against the order of the gods. One young woman defies his commands, knowing all could be lost for her actions. As alliances begin to crumble, which decree will stand?

Produced in partial fulfillment of the Theatre Arts, MA degree.

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Apr 21, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Art & Photography Contests

Apr 23, Mon – Apr 28

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of juried entries from the annual student art and photography contests, featuring the three finalists in each contest.

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Apr 23, Mon
– Apr 28

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String Orchestra

Apr 23, Mon 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an afternoon concert of beautiful chamber orchestra music featuring Deanna Moore on J. S. Bach’s Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052. Yuriy Leonovich, director.

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Apr 23, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 23, Mon 7:00 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 competition features finalists in men’s and women’s voice, woodwinds, bowed strings, and organ.

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Apr 23, Mon
7:00 p.m.

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The Rainmaker

Apr 23, Mon 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A romantic comedy set in the Old West at a time of paralyzing drought. A charming rainmaker promises to end the drought for one hundred dollars, but the true miracle that ensues is the magic worked in Lizzie’s heart.

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Apr 23, Mon
7:30 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 24, Tue 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Collegiate Choir, under the direction of Dr. Fred Coleman will perform a beautiful and exciting program of standard choral literature.

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Apr 24, Tue
5:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 24, Tue 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

This program features finalists from the piano, brass and plucked string contests and the winner from the composition contest.

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Apr 24, Tue
7:00 p.m.

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The Rainmaker

Apr 24, Tue 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A romantic comedy set in the Old West at a time of paralyzing drought. A charming rainmaker promises to end the drought for one hundred dollars, but the true miracle that ensues is the magic worked in Lizzie’s heart.

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Apr 24, Tue
7:30 p.m.

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The Rainmaker

Apr 25, Wed 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A romantic comedy set in the Old West at a time of paralyzing drought. A charming rainmaker promises to end the drought for one hundred dollars, but the true miracle that ensues is the magic worked in Lizzie’s heart.

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Apr 25, Wed
7:30 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 26, Thu 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

BJU's women's choir presents a delightful spring concert in the beautiful War Memorial Chapel.

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Apr 26, Thu
5:00 p.m.

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The Rainmaker

Apr 26, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A romantic comedy set in the Old West at a time of paralyzing drought. A charming rainmaker promises to end the drought for one hundred dollars, but the true miracle that ensues is the magic worked in Lizzie’s heart.

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Apr 26, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Apr 27, Fri 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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Apr 27, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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Symphony Orchestra

Apr 27, Fri 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The University Symphony Orchestra presents a program featuring symphonic favorites and the winner of the annual Concert/Aria Competition. Michael W. Moore, conductor.

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Apr 27, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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The Rainmaker

Apr 27, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A romantic comedy set in the Old West at a time of paralyzing drought. A charming rainmaker promises to end the drought for one hundred dollars, but the true miracle that ensues is the magic worked in Lizzie’s heart.

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Apr 27, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Vladimir Vallejo

Apr 28, Sat 1:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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Apr 28, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Portia Bao

Apr 28, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Apr 28, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Piano Recital: Christina Hallas

Apr 28, Sat 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Christina will perform pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Chopin.

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Apr 28, Sat
5:00 p.m.

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The Rainmaker

Apr 28, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

A romantic comedy set in the Old West at a time of paralyzing drought. A charming rainmaker promises to end the drought for one hundred dollars, but the true miracle that ensues is the magic worked in Lizzie’s heart.

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Apr 28, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Art & Photography Contests

Apr 30, Mon – May 3

Fine Arts Center, Exhibition Corridor

An exhibition of juried entries from the annual student art and photography contests, featuring the three finalists in each contest.

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Apr 30, Mon
– May 3

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