Fine Arts

Free Concert to Feature Chamber Brass Ensembles

News Date: 
Mon. 04/09/2012

Come enjoy free music provided by the Friends University Chamber Brass Ensembles Concert. The ensembles are under the direction of Friends University professors Dr. John Taylor, Dr. Gary Leopold and Denise Kintzel.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. April 12 in Sebits Auditorium in the Friends University Riney Fine Arts Center. 

For more information on this performance or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts box office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

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Community Orchestra to Present ‘Music Through the Ages’

News Date: 
Thu. 04/05/2012

Three hundred years of music history will be reflected on by the Friends University Community Orchestra in “Music Through the Ages.” The orchestra will perform works from each of the historical periods of western music. Hear Toccata by Frescobaldi, The Marriage of Figaro Overture by Mozart, Finale of Symphony No. 8 in G Major by Dvorak and The Pumpkin Eater’s Little Fugue by Robert McBride. Audience members will also hear a modern piece, Cloudburst, composed by Friends University faculty member Dan Racer.

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Friends University Jazz Vocal Ensemble Concert

News Date: 
Tue. 04/03/2012

Enjoy an evening of tight harmonies and energetic swing as our Jazz Vocal Ensemble takes the stage. The concert will feature fresh arrangements of jazz standards as well as challenging new vocal jazz literature. Accompanied by Soulstice, the University's top jazz combo, these two groups bring new life and energy to vocal jazz.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. April 5 in Sebits Auditorium in the Friends University Riney Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors and may be reserved by calling 316-295-5677.

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Ginger Zingara and Ginger Zyskowski to Share Stage with Concert Band

News Date: 
Thu. 03/29/2012

This annual Standards Concert will feature great literature from the standard wind band repertoire. The Friends University Concert Band will be joined by the Dodge City Community College Band, conducted by Ginger Zingara. Also featured will be Friends University Percussion Professor Ginger Zyskowski.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on April 2 in Sebits Auditorium in the Friends University Riney Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $5 for Adults and $3 for students and seniors and may be reserved by calling 316-295-5677.

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Sculptor Presents Inspirational Drawings

News Date: 
Mon. 03/26/2012

Christopher Gulick is a kinetic, mobile sculpture artist who traditionally works in metal. In this rare exhibition, Gulick will display his drawings that give insight into his art making process. 

To learn more about Christopher Gulick, visit www.christophergulick.com.

Christopher Gulick
Friends University Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery 
March 19-April 13, 2012
Final Friday Reception: March 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Friends University to Present 'The Beams Are Creaking'

News Date: 
Fri. 03/23/2012

Friends University Theatre will present "The Beams Are Creaking" by Douglas Anderson on Thursday, March 29 through Sunday, April 1 at 7:30 PM each evening in Alumni Auditorium, in the Davis Administration Building on the campus of Friends University.

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Friends University Chamber Winds and Strings Play and Munch

News Date: 
Thu. 03/22/2012

This free event will take place in the Riney Fine Arts Gallery at Friends University March 29 at 7:30 p.m. 

The recital will feature a variety of student chamber ensembles surrounded by art, food and fun. Come out and enjoy refreshments while listening to wonderful musical performances.

For more information on this performance or other Fine Arts Events, please contact the Fine Arts box office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

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Friends University Concert Choir Spring Concert

News Date: 
Mon. 03/19/2012

“The aim and final end of music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul,” J.S. Bach said.

Join the Friends University Concert Choir for their spring musical offering: “The Heart and Soul of Music.” Exploring the many emotions of mankind, the choir’s selections will include music from Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Wilberg, and spirituals by Johnson and Hampton, all of which give expression to the outpouring of the heart in the form of music, bringing refreshment to the soul.

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Friends University Casado Jazz Night

News Date: 
Thu. 03/08/2012

Bassist Glenn Holmes, a former faculty member at Friends University, will be the featured guest artist at Casado Jazz Night on Wednesday, March 14. Holmes is now teaching and performing in Cleveland, Ohio, and will spend two days in residence teaching jazz students on the Friends University campus and performing with the student combos. 

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Singing Quakers Home Concert

News Date: 
Tue. 03/06/2012

During the 10th anniversary year of 9/11, the Singing Quakers are memorializing that day through music. Seeking to give voice to that which is beyond words, the choir will remember the sorrow of the past and celebrate the hope for a better tomorrow.

The concert features music from the upcoming Singing Quakers tour to Oklahoma and Texas including American folksongs, spirituals and gospel songs, as well as classical and contemporary choral music from around the world.  

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