Fine Arts

Fall Ballet

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

$15 adults, $12 seniors/students
The Fall Ballet will include two new ballets and two ballets that have been favorites in the past. Misty RasconSmith, Los Angeles choreographer, created a Jazz Ballet specifically for the Friends dancers.

Show Me the Money

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Art
316-295-5656

Location: 

Garvey Art Center

This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media, journalism, art education or computer graphics. Professional speakers as well as current students lead participants through the process, and lunch is provided.

Geoffrey Benzing Art Reception

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery
Riney Fine Arts Center

Free
Multi-media professional artist Geoffrey Benzing will exhibit new paintings. For more information about the artist, please visit www.benzingart.com.

Four Freshmen w/the Jazz Friends Community Big Band

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

$25 adults, $20 seniors/students
Reserved Seating

The Jazz Friends Community Big Band celebrates its 20th year by presenting the group you’ve been asking for - the fabulous FOUR FRESHMEN! The Freshmen will do a self-contained set, and then the Jazz Friends Community Big Band will join them to play the great charts of the Stan Kenton Band. You don’t want to miss this concert!

Faculty Recital - Susan Mayo, Cello

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

The Fisch Haus
524 S. Commerce St., Wichita, KS

Free
This recital will feature the regional premiere of Paul Elwood’s, “Clean Cut,” the only music piece in the world that combines power tools and cello. Other works will include a choreographed rendition of Bach’s Suite #1 for Solo Cello, Debussy’s Cello Sonata, with Dr. James Knight on piano, and the band “ZMF,” featuring, John Harrison, violin, Randy Zellers, guitar, Susan Mayo, cello, and special guest, Paul Elwood, banjo.

Fine Arts Faculty Fanfare

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium & Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery
Riney Fine Arts Center

Free
Come sample the diverse sounds and radiant artwork of the talented faculty in the Friends University Division of Fine Arts.

Faculty Recital - Dr. Taylor, Tuba Quartet

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium
Riney Fine Arts Center

Free
Dr. Taylor, Friends University Professor of Tuba, will be joined by Blair Martin, Dr. Timothy Shade and Robert Tierney to present an evening of Euphonium-Tuba Quartet music. This concert will also feature solos by Dr. Taylor and Dr. Shade with selections from Renaissance madrigals to contemporary compositions.

Debra Clemente Art Reception

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Fine Arts
316-295-5677

Location: 

Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery
Riney Fine Arts Center

Midwest landscape painter Debra Clemente will exhibit her vivid paintings. For more information about the artist, please visit www.artistdeb.com.

Tower Wind Quintet: 10th Anniversary Recital

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Fine Arts Office
316-295-5677

Location: 

Sebits Auditorium

Free

Wichita Community Children's Choir Winter Concert

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Location: 

First United Methodist Church
330 North Broadway St., Wichita

All tickets are $5 at the door.