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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 2019

Art Exhibit: Senior Graphic Design Majors

Apr 1, Mon – Apr 6

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Examples from the graphic design majors' senior portfolios and internships-a highlight of the graphic design program.

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Apr 1, Mon
– Apr 6

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 3, 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 3, Wed
5:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choir

Apr 5, Fri 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The university handbell choir will present "Ringing Wet", a water themed concert. Music from Debussy's Le Mer to Under the Sea to Singing in the Rain. Bring your snorkels and slickers for a fun and "wet" time.

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Apr 5, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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Foundation Brass

Apr 5, Fri 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Come hear the Foundation Brass – BJU’s faculty brass ensemble - in their annual spring recital of works for brass quintet and sextet.

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Apr 5, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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Concerto/Aria Contests Finals

Apr 6, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The finalists of the Concerto/Aria competition will perform. The winner of the competition will perform with the Symphony Orchestra on April 25th.

Apr 6, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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String Chamber Recital

Apr 8, 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 8, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: AACS Competition Showcase

Apr 10, Wed – Apr 11

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 10, Wed
– Apr 11

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Concert Choir

Apr 12, Fri 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Benjamin West paintings have adorned the walls of the War Memorial Chapel for decades, depicting Biblical portraits of the faith. Join the Concert Choir as they perform choral numbers based on these special paintings.

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Apr 12, Fri
7:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 13, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

"With Heart and Voice" will feature the Symphonic Wind Band in works of praise and adoration. Dan Turner, director.

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Apr 13, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 15, Mon 6:30 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 15, Mon
6:30 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 15, Mon 8:00 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 15, Mon
8:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 17, 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 17, Wed
5:00 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Somewhere Forever, the Living Gallery

Apr 18, Thu 4:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Apr 18, Thu
4:30 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Somewhere Forever, the Living Gallery

Apr 18, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Apr 18, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Art & Photography Contests

Apr 19, Fri – Apr 20

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 19, Fri
– Apr 20

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Somewhere Forever, the Living Gallery

Apr 19, Fri 4:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Apr 19, Fri
4:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 19, Fri 6:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 50-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 19, Fri
6:30 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Somewhere Forever, the Living Gallery

Apr 19, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Apr 19, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 19, Fri 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 50-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 19, Fri
8:00 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Somewhere Forever, the Living Gallery

Apr 20, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Apr 20, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Somewhere Forever, the Living Gallery

Apr 20, Sat 4:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Apr 20, Sat
4:30 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Somewhere Forever, the Living Gallery

Apr 20, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Apr 20, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Art & Photography Contests

Apr 22, Mon – Apr 27

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 22, Mon
– Apr 27

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String Orchestra

Apr 22, Mon 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

"Romani Voyage" - Enjoy an afternoon concert of music that traces the path of the Romani people from India to Eastern Europe. The program will feature a world premiere of The Ancient India by Michael Makhal, written especially for the BJU String Orchestra. Other composers will include Bartok and J. Strauss. Yuriy Leonovich, conductor.

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Apr 22, Mon
5:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 23, Tue 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

With Benjamin West's magnificent painting of Christ's ascension as their backdrop, the Collegiate Choir, under the direction of Dr. Fred R. Coleman, will fill this beautiful chapel space with warm choral testimonies in this post-Easter sacred concert.

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Apr 23, Tue
7:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 25, Thu 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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

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Apr 25, Thu
5:00 p.m.

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Symphony Orchestra

Apr 25, Thu 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

"Mighty Mahler" - The BJUSO finishes its season with Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 1 ("Titan") and the winner of the annual Concerto/Aria Competition. Michael Moore, conductor.

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Apr 25, Thu
7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Apr 26, Fri 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 26, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: Art & Photography Contests

Apr 29, Mon – May 2

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 29, Mon
– May 2

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Student Composition Recital

Apr 30, Tue 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The university family and friends are invited to hear this recital of music composition students' best original works.

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Apr 30, Tue
5:00 p.m.

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