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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.

Symphonic Wind Band

Sep 28 6:00 p.m.

Gazebo

March Time! Under the direction of Dr. Dan Turner, the Wind Band will travel the globe as they perform marches from many countries and in many styles.

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Sep 28
6:00 p.m.

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University String Orchestra

Oct 10 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Enjoy an afternoon concert of music by Antonio Vivaldi with soloists Brandon Ironside and Yuriy Leonovich.

Oct 10
5:00 p.m.

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Homecoming Choral Festival Concert

Oct 11 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

The BJU Chorale, Collegiate and Concert Choirs, BJU Alumni singers and festival orchestra will inspire and delight the audience with an exhilarating performance of Requiem for the Living by internationally acclaimed alumnus, Dan Forrest.

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Oct 11
7:00 p.m.

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Gingery/Mack Scholarship Concert

Oct 12 4:30 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

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Oct 12
4:30 p.m.

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Trumpet Choir & Tuba-Euphonium Choir

Oct 17 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 17
5:00 p.m.

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Trombone Choir & Horn Choir

Oct 19 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 19
5:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Oct 24 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!

Oct 24
5:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Kaleidoscope Concert

Oct 30 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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Oct 30
7:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Honors Concert

Oct 31 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 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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Oct 31
6:30 p.m.

– 8:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Honors Concert

Nov 1 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.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 1
11:00 a.m.

– 12:00 p.m.

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HS Festival Final Concert

Nov 1 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 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 1
7:00 p.m.

– 9:00 p.m.

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Woodwind Choir & Flute Choir

Nov 7 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

These two Woodwind Department ensembles join forces for a program that typically includes transcriptions and arrangements of overtures, symphony movements, piano pieces and incidental pieces from the standard classical literature, as well as contemporary original works.

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Nov 7
5:00 p.m.

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A Choral Festival

Nov 9 7:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

Hear each of the five BJU choirs in a wonderful festival of choral music. The climax of this wonderful concert will be an exciting 300-voice finale performance!

Nov 9
7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Nov 30 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.

Nov 30
5:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Nov 30 7:30 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

"Masterpiece" will feature the Symphonic Wind Band and friends performing the very finest concert literature for winds, along with Christmas favorites.

Nov 30
7:30 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Dec 5 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 5
5:00 p.m.

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David Kim plays Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Jan 31 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

David Kim, concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra, returns to BJU to perform Vivaldi's perennial favorite with members of the BJU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Michael Moore. Tickets available through Eventbrite.com.

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Jan 31
7:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Feb 9 7:00 p.m.

Rodeheaver Auditorium

Join the Symphonic Wind Band and Friends for a concert of favorites to celebrate the career of Dr. Dan Turner retiring as the Director of Bands.

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Feb 9
7:00 p.m.

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Faculty String Trio

Feb 15 12:00 p.m.

Dining Common, Kalmbach Room

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Feb 15
12:00 p.m.

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Faculty Winds

Feb 22 7:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

The woodwind faculty along with our horn colleague present a concert of works for winds with horn, from trios to sextets.

Feb 22
7:00 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Mar 6 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Enjoy an afternoon concert of music by J.S. Bach, with Esther Waite (flute) on Orchestral Suite No. 2 and Nikki Eoute, David Parker (voice) and Stephen Schaub (organ) on Wachet Auf, BWV 140. Yuriy Leonovich, conductor.

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Mar 6
5:00 p.m.

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Cello Choir

Mar 27 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

"March Madness" - The University's Cello Choir presents an afternoon of chamber music for small and large cello ensemble, featuring famous marches by Chopin, Mahler, Suppe, and others.

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Mar 27
5:00 p.m.

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Woodwind Ensembles

Mar 29 5:00 p.m.

Stratton Hall

The woodwind faculty, majors and principals present a recital of small ensembles in various combinations of flutes, oboes, clarinets, saxophones and bassoons. Ensembles that include horns or strings may also be featured.

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Mar 29
5:00 p.m.

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Chamber Harp Ensemble

Apr 3 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
5:00 p.m.

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Handbell Choir

Apr 5 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
5:00 p.m.

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Foundation Brass

Apr 5 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
7:00 p.m.

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Concert Choir

Apr 12 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
7:00 p.m.

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Symphonic Wind Band

Apr 13 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
7:00 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 15 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
6:30 p.m.

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Music Contest Finals

Apr 15 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
8:00 p.m.

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University Singers

Apr 17 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
5:00 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 19 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
6:30 p.m.

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Chorale

Apr 19 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
8:00 p.m.

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String Orchestra

Apr 22 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
5:00 p.m.

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Collegiate Choir

Apr 23 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
7:00 p.m.

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Lyric Choir

Apr 25 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
5:00 p.m.

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Symphony Orchestra

Apr 25 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
7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Singers

Apr 26 5:00 p.m.

War Memorial Chapel

Apr 26
5:00 p.m.

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