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Choir and Instrumental Concerts

Hardly a week goes by at BJU without a chance to attend some quality, enjoyable concerts. Among other things, you can enjoy great classics, marches and music from around the world. Check out the schedule below to see when our various choirs, bands, and orchestras will be performing this semester.

We regret that these events are not open to the public at this time.

University String Orchestra

Oct 2 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

"Father to Son" - Enjoy an afternoon of two generations of the Bach family with J. S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto in G minor and C. P. E. Bach's Cello Concerto in A major. Stephen Schaub, harpsichordist; Yuriy Leonovich, conductor/cellist.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Oct 2
7:00 p.m.

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University Symphony Orchestra

Oct 9 6:00 p.m.

Activity Center

Featuring Beethoven’s 6th Symphony. Michael Moore, conductor.

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Oct 9
6:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Oct 23 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Founder's Memorial Amphitorium

The BJU Chorale, known for tonal beauty and inspiring performance under the direction of Warren Cook, presents their annual fall concert .

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Oct 23
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Oct 29 7:30 p.m.

Founder's Memorial Amphitorium

Cantabo Scriptura - The BJU Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Fred Coleman, will sing both reflective and invigorating musical settings of a variety of Scripture passages. Plan to enjoy their choral artistry which is intended to nurture God’s Word in both mind and heart.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Oct 29
7:30 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Oct 30 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The 24-voice Chamber Singers, conducted by Warren Cook.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Oct 30
5:30 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Oct 30 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The 24-voice Chamber Singers, conducted by Warren Cook.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Oct 30
7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Oct 31 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

“The Girl with the Green Ear”, a musical retelling of Margaret Mahy’s story of a runaway girl who discovers a magical ability to save her town from peril. This fanciful tale is narrated by Jeffrey Stegall, directed by Emily Waggoner, with score arranged by Erin Hansen, and featuring the Chamber Harp Ensemble with Aaron Fox, French Horn.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Oct 31
7:00 p.m.

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University String Orchestra

Nov 6 5:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

“Classical Giants” - Enjoy music by Haydn and Mozart. Dr. Brandon Ironside will be the soloist on Haydn’s G major Violin Concerto. Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik will top off the program. Yuriy Leonovich, conductor.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Nov 6
5:30 p.m.

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Flute Choir

Nov 6 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Woodwind Program’s Flute Choir presents a program that includes transcriptions and arrangements from the standard classical literature, as well as contemporary original works written specifically for the flute family, from piccolo to bass flute.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Nov 6
7:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choir

Nov 7 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

This concert will present a wide variety of music, both secular and sacred.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Nov 7
7:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Nov 13 5:30 p.m.

Founder's Memorial Amphitorium

Hear the celebrated University Singers perform an exciting concert of choral music. This choir continues the tradition of delightful concerts given by about 100 inspiring freshmen voices.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Nov 13
5:30 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Tempest

Nov 17 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

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Nov 17
7:30 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Nov 20 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

BJU's Lyric Choir performs a program highlighting beautiful music for women's chorus.

Program available on the BJU Division of Music Facebook page.

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Nov 20
5:30 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Feb 3 6:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

"Americana" Enjoy an afternoon of eclectic music by American composers. Yuriy Leonovich, conductor

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Feb 3
6:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Feb 12 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

“Shall we Dance?”-inspired by the 1951 musical The King and I, this Valentines’s Day concert will be a delightful part of your holiday celebration. Included on the program is Robert Russell Bennett’s Suite of Old American Dances and Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances.

Feb 12
7:00 p.m.

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Cello Choir

Mar 31 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

"Fanfare" –The University’s Cello Choir presents an afternoon of chamber music for small and large cello ensemble, featuring famous fanfares by Richard Strauss, Dukas, Suppé, and others.

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Mar 31
5:00 p.m.

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Percussion Ensemble

Apr 2 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Come enjoy the exciting sounds of the University's Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Rob Schoolfield.

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Apr 2
5:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 7 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 7
5:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choir

Apr 9 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The University handbell choir will take you around the world with music from different countries. We may even go into orbit with some out of this world music. It will be an enjoyable time of listening to music of different cultures.

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Apr 9
5:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Apr 16 5:00 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 16
5:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 16 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

“Concerto Contest Winner”- hear music of Joseph Horovitz and Gordon Jacob as Daniel Leedy, a concerto/aria contest winner, performs the Horovitz’ Concerto with the University Wind Band.

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Apr 16
7:00 p.m.

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Annual Music Contests Showcase

Apr 19 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Open music contests are held each year among university students. The winners in each contest showcase their pieces in this public performance. This competition features winners in voice, woodwinds, bowed strings, harp and brass.

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Apr 19
7:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 21 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

"Father to Son" Enjoy an afternoon of two generations of the Bach family with J. S. Bach's Keyboard Concerto in G minor and C. P. E. Bach's Cello Concerto in A major. Stephen Schaub, harpsichordist and Yuriy Leonovich, conductor/cellist.

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Apr 21
5:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 23 6:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 50-voice Chorale presents their much-anticipated and inspiring 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 23
6:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 23 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Warren Cook and the 50-voice Chorale presents their much-anticipated and inspiring 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 23
8:00 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Apr 26 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 26
5:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 27 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.

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Apr 27
7:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 29 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 29
5:00 p.m.

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Symphony Orchestra

Apr 29 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

BJU Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven Symphony No. 6 (“Pastorale”) and Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with Brandon Ironside, soloist. Michael Moore, conductor. Free admission.

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Apr 29
7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

May 1 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

May 1
7:00 p.m.

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