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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.

Some concerts are available to stream at music.bju.edu/live.

Symphonic Wind Band: Children’s Demonstration Concert

Feb 10 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

This concert is geared for your young family or for anyone still young at heart. We’ll describe and demonstrate how the instruments of the band work and sound through the solo performances of our own BJU Wind Band members.

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Feb 10
7:00 p.m.

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Rivertree Singers

Feb 11 7:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Ensemble in residence, presents ‘A Rivertree Valentine’ in collaboration with BJU students.

Feb 11
7:30 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Feb 27 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The String Orchestra, conducted by Yuriy Leonovich, presents “Classics for Strings.” Enjoy the music that made you fall in love with the sound of the string orchestra. The program will feature violinist Brandon Ironside on Vivaldi’s Winter.

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Feb 27
5:30 p.m.

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BJUSO Chamber Strings: Dvorak Serenade

Mar 6 5:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

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Mar 6
5:30 p.m.

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Flute Ensembles

Mar 15 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Featuring a variety of small ensembles, the Woodwind Department presents its spring concert under the direction of Esther Waite.

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Mar 15
5:30 p.m.

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Cello Choir

Mar 29 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Cello Choir presents their spring concert under the direction of Yuriy Leonovich. The program will feature soprano Emma Smoker on Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 by Villa-Lobos.

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Mar 29
5:30 p.m.

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Percussion Ensemble

Mar 31 5:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Come enjoy the exciting sounds of the University’s Percussion Ensemble under the direction of David Townsend.

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Mar 31
5:30 p.m.

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Handbell Choirs

Apr 3 5:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The Handbell Choir is excited to present their spring concert featuring a delightful variety of handbell music favorites.

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Apr 3
5:30 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 5 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Enjoy the beautiful sounds of harps as the Chamber Harp Ensemble directed by Emily Waggoner presents their spring concert.

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Apr 5
5:30 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band: Night & Day

Apr 14 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

“Night and Day” – each brings calm and quiet, activity and bustle. The music of Ola Gjielo, Carolyn Bremer, and Frank Ticheli bring these images to life in this colorful year-end concert.

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Apr 14
7:00 p.m.

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Annual University Music Contests Showcase

Apr 17 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 keyboard, voice, woodwinds, bowed strings, harp and brass.

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Apr 17
7:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 19 5:30 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Be inspired and delighted by the acclaimed University Singers as they perform a varied selection of choral music. The energy and passion of the Freshman choir of nearly 100 singers never disappoint!

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Apr 19
5:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 21 6:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Andrew Huish and the BJU Chorale presents their much anticipated and delightful spring concert in the War Memorial Chapel.

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Apr 21
6:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 21 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Director Andrew Huish and the BJU Chorale presents their much anticipated and delightful spring concert in the War Memorial Chapel.

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Apr 21
8:00 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Apr 24 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The String Orchestra, under the direction of Yuriy Leonovich, presents “At the Theater.” Enjoy music from the movies and from the ballet.

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Apr 24
5:30 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Apr 25 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Believing that “things learned in song are remembered long,” Dr. Fred R. Coleman directs the BJU Concert Choir in pairing nuanced choral expression with timeless biblical truths.

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Apr 25
7:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 27 5:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Join the Lyric Choir in a celebration of Spring. Songs that lift the heart and mind with the wonder of Creation.

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Apr 27
5:30 p.m.

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University Symphony Orchestra: Postcards from Italy

Apr 27 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The University Symphony Orchestra presents Mendelssohn’s vibrant “Italian” Symphony and other works inspired by the Beautiful Country in collaboration with guitar professor Isaac Greene. Michael Moore, conductor.

Free admission, no ticket required.

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Apr 27
7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Apr 28 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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Apr 28
7:00 p.m.

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Rivertree Singers

Apr 29 7:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Ensemble in residence, presents ‘A Rivertree Masterworks’ concert in collaboration with BJU students.

Apr 29
7:30 p.m.

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