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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.

University String Orchestra

Oct 2 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

“In D” Enjoy an afternoon concert, including Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 with Isabel Vosburgh, and J. S. Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3. Yuriy Leonovich, conductor

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Oct 2
5:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Oct 4 6:00 p.m.

Gazebo

“Made in America”-Join the university family for our traditional fall Gazebo Concert (Stratton Hall in case of bad weather). Enjoy music by American greats John Williams, Irving Berlin, and John Philip Sousa.

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Oct 4
6:00 p.m.

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Gingery/Mack Scholarship Concert

Oct 11 4:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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Oct 11
4:00 p.m.

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Trumpet Choir & Tuba-Euphonium Choir

Oct 23 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The University’s Trumpet and Tuba-Euphonium Choirs present exciting works from their standard repertoire in this first brass ensemble recital of the year.

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Oct 23
5:00 p.m.

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Trombone Choir & Horn Choir

Oct 25 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The unique sounds of the University’s Trombone and Horn Choirs are featured in this second brass ensemble recital of the year.

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Oct 25
5:00 p.m.

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University Chorale

Oct 25 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Chorale, under the direction of Warren Cook, presents its annual fall concert.

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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Oct 25
6:30 p.m.

– 7:30 p.m.

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University Chorale

Oct 25 8:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Chorale, under the direction of Warren Cook, presents its annual fall concert.

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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Oct 25
8:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Oct 28 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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Oct 28
5:00 p.m.

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Concert, Opera & Drama Series: Great Expectations

Oct 31 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The Bob Jones University Classic Players present this adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Victorian novel Great Expectations, the rags-to-riches story of an orphan boy who inherits a mysterious fortune.

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Oct 31
7:30 p.m.

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University Concert Choir

Nov 1 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The 50 singers of the University’s Concert Choir present their annual fall recital. This concert promises to bring joy and thanksgiving to your spirit.

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Nov 1
5:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Kaleidoscope Concert

Nov 5 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The “Kaleidoscope Concert” will introduce you to the colors of musical sounds that BJU produces in the Division of Music—fast paced, fun and seriously music!

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Nov 5
7:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Honors Concert

Nov 6 6:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The High School Festival Honors Concert will feature festival winners from several of our categories, including music and speech.

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Nov 6
6:30 p.m.

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HS Festival Honors Concert

Nov 7 11:00 a.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

This morning's High School Festival Honors Concert will feature more festival winners from music, speech and the Preaching Conference. The Festival Singers, a choir formed by festival participants, will also perform.

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Nov 7
11:00 a.m.

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HS Festival Final Concert

Nov 7 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

This gala concert features winning ensembles and soloists from BJU’s annual High School Festival, as well as performances by the festival’s bands, string orchestra and honors chorus.

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Nov 7
7:00 p.m.

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Flute Choirs

Nov 13 5:00 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.

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Nov 13
5:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Nov 20 5:00 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 this freshman choir of nearly 100 singers never disappoints!

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Nov 20
5:00 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Dec 6 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The Christmas concert season begins with the 24-voice Chamber Singers and Warren Cook in a musical holiday celebration.

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Dec 6
5:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Dec 6 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

“Carols and Classics”-join the University Wind Band following the lighting ceremony as they host internationally known euphonium soloist, Adam Frey for a program of Christmas music and classic works for band.

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Dec 6
7:30 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Dec 11 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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

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Dec 11
5:00 p.m.

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University Handbell Choir

Dec 14 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Come and enjoy music of the Christmas season with traditional hymns and carols along with recent lighter Christmas music. This is a time to rejoice and have a great time.

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Dec 14
7:00 p.m.

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Concert & Aria Contest Showcase

Jan 31 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Concerto and Aria Contest Showcase Concert featuring winning soloists performing with the BJU Symphony Orchestra. Michael Moore, conductor.

Free admission.

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Jan 31
7:00 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Feb 5 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 5
6:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Feb 14 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 14
7:00 p.m.

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BJU Brass & Friends

Feb 19 12:00 p.m.

Dining Common, Kalmbach Room

The University’s brass faculty and friends join at this informal lunch setting to present a concert of chamber brass music.

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Feb 19
12:00 p.m.

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Cosi fan Tutte

Mar 13 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The Division of Music and Department of Theatre present Mozart’s Così fan Tutte, a comic opera of love and disguise. Jeffrey Stegall, set designer and stage director. Michael Moore, conductor.

Tickets available through Programs & Productions.

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Mar 13
7:00 p.m.

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Cosi fan Tutte

Mar 14 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The Division of Music and Department of Theatre present Mozart’s Così fan Tutte, a comic opera of love and disguise. Jeffrey Stegall, set designer and stage director. Michael Moore, conductor.

Tickets available through Programs & Productions.

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Mar 14
7:00 p.m.

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Cello Choir

Apr 1 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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Apr 1
5:00 p.m.

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Percussion Ensemble

Apr 3 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 3
5:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 8 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 8
5:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choir

Apr 10 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 10
5:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Apr 17 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 17
5:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 17 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 17
7:00 p.m.

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Annual Music Contests Showcase

Apr 20 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 20
7:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 22 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 22
5:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 24 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 24
6:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 24 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 24
8:00 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Apr 27 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 27
5:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 28 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 28
7:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 30 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 30
5:00 p.m.

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Symphony Orchestra

Apr 30 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 30
7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

May 2 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

May 2
7:00 p.m.

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