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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.

December 2021

Theatre Department: The Mousetrap

Dec 1, Wed 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It soon becomes clear that the killer is among them. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their secret pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. The Mousetrap, the world’s longest-running play, features a classic surprise ending from Dame Agatha Christie, the foremost mystery writer of her time. Directed by Anne Nolan.

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Dec 1, Wed
7:30 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Symphonic Wind Band: Carols & Classics

Dec 2, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Begin your Christmas season with Carols and Classics featuring the BJU Symphonic Wind Band with the Concert Choir and University Singers. You’ll be thrilled as you celebrate Christ’s incarnation with this program of old and new favorites which includes the premiere of a new work by composition faculty member Seth Custer.

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Dec 2, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Theatre Department: The Mousetrap

Dec 2, Thu 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It soon becomes clear that the killer is among them. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their secret pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. The Mousetrap, the world’s longest-running play, features a classic surprise ending from Dame Agatha Christie, the foremost mystery writer of her time. Directed by Anne Nolan.

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Dec 2, Thu
7:30 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Dec 3, Fri 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Christmas concert season begins with the select Chamber Singers directed by Andrew Huish in a musical holiday celebration.

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Dec 3, Fri
5:00 p.m.

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A+D Exhibit: Fashion Design Collections

Dec 3, Fri 6:30 p.m.

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Get up close to the creative garments from the A+D Fashion Design BFA Candidates’ capstone collections in this Program Exhibition. Exhibit on display through Dec. 16

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Dec 3, Fri
6:30 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Symphonic Wind Band: Carols & Classics

Dec 3, Fri 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Begin your Christmas season with Carols and Classics featuring the BJU Symphonic Wind Band with the Concert Choir and University Singers. You’ll be thrilled as you celebrate Christ’s incarnation with this program of old and new favorites which includes the premiere of a new work by composition faculty member Seth Custer.

More info…

Dec 3, Fri
7:30 p.m.

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Theatre Department: The Mousetrap

Dec 3, Fri 9:00 p.m.

Performance Hall

Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It soon becomes clear that the killer is among them. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their secret pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. The Mousetrap, the world’s longest-running play, features a classic surprise ending from Dame Agatha Christie, the foremost mystery writer of her time. Directed by Anne Nolan.

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Dec 3, Fri
9:00 p.m.

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Piano Principal Recital: Ashton Downs

Dec 4, Sat 1:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Ashton’s program includes works by Debussy, Chopin, and others.

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Dec 4, Sat
1:00 p.m.

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Theatre Department: The Mousetrap

Dec 4, Sat 2:00 p.m.

Performance Hall

Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It soon becomes clear that the killer is among them. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their secret pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. The Mousetrap, the world’s longest-running play, features a classic surprise ending from Dame Agatha Christie, the foremost mystery writer of her time. Directed by Anne Nolan.

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Dec 4, Sat
2:00 p.m.

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Harp Principal Recital: Lynden Pedder

Dec 4, Sat 2:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Lynden’s program includes works by Caplet, Glinka, and others.

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Dec 4, Sat
2:30 p.m.

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String Chamber Recital

Dec 4, 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 and piano trios and quintets.

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Dec 4, Sat
4:00 p.m.

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String Chamber Recital

Dec 4, Sat 6:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Department of Instrumental Studies features its string majors in a second recital of chamber ensembles with varying instrumentations—including string quartets and piano trios and quintets.

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Dec 4, Sat
6:00 p.m.

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Fashion Design Runway Show

Dec 4, Sat 7:00 p.m.

Sargent Art Building, Exhibition Corridor

Don't miss the Second Annual Runway show featuring capstone collections created by A+D Fashion Design BFA Candidates.

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Dec 4, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Theatre Department: The Mousetrap

Dec 4, Sat 7:30 p.m.

Performance Hall

Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It soon becomes clear that the killer is among them. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their secret pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. The Mousetrap, the world’s longest-running play, features a classic surprise ending from Dame Agatha Christie, the foremost mystery writer of her time. Directed by Anne Nolan.

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Dec 4, Sat
7:30 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Dec 8, Wed 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Please join the Lyric Choir and director Laura Brundage as we celebrate the Christmas season with a delightful program of old and new favorites.

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Dec 8, Wed
5:30 p.m.

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University Symphony Orchestra Concerto Showcase: We Wish You a Merry Mozart

Dec 9, Thu 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Celebrate the excitement of the season with the sparkling music of Mozart and a sleigh full of other musical delights! Featuring the winners of the 2020 Concerto/Aria Competition in concert with BJUSO: Anwyn Ashley, flute; Sarah Harris, soprano; Tayler Otis, piano; and Anne Smith, cello. Michael Moore, conductor.

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Dec 9, Thu
7:00 p.m.

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Piano Pedagogy Principal Recital: Jennifer Naas

Dec 10, Fri 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Jennifer’s program includes works by Mozart, Chopin, and Kapustin.

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Dec 10, Fri
5:30 p.m.

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Voice Principal Recital: Noah Scahill

Dec 10, Fri 6:15 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Noah’s program includes works by Bach, Strauss, Debussy, and others.

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Dec 10, Fri
6:15 p.m.

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Opera Workshop Performance

Dec 11, Sat 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Baroquen Hearts, an Opera Workshop production directed by Megan Stapleton, includes excerpts from Venus and Adonis by John Blow.

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Dec 11, Sat
6:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choirs

Dec 11, 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. No Grinches allowed!

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Dec 11, Sat
7:00 p.m.

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Student Composition Recital

Dec 14, Tue 5:30 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 14, Tue
5:30 p.m.

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