Fine Arts

6-Foot Tall Rabbit to Grace the Stage in ‘Harvey’

News Date: 
Mon. 01/23/2012

A funny bunny will take the stage in the Friends University production of “Harvey” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Ballet Auditions

News Date: 
Thu. 12/22/2011

Friends University’s Ballet Department will host auditions for its spring ballet, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” from 5-6 p.m. Jan. 11 in the ballet studios in the Riney Fine Arts Center on the Friends University Campus. Auditions are for children 9-13 years old.

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Stan K. Rogers
Phone: 
316-295-5848

Hutchinson Artists’ Exhibit Shows Beauty in Imperfection

News Date: 
Wed. 12/07/2011

When you walk into Riney Fine Arts Gallery between Nov. 28 and Dec. 18, be prepared to be a bit uncomfortable while viewing artist Aaron Frondorf’s intaglio printmaking exhibit.

“I want to make those who are comfortable, uncomfortable; those who are uncomfortable, laugh; and those who are already laughing, comfortable through the validation of their shortcomings,” Frondorf said.

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

Percussion Concert Promises to Drum Up Excitement

News Date: 
Wed. 11/23/2011

Friends University will present an exciting evening filled with rhythmic explosions at the Percussion Ensemble Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

The percussion ensemble concert will feature works for a variety of instruments and from a variety of styles according to adjunct faculty member Ginger Zyskowski.

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

Holiday Recital Appeals to Audiences of All Ages

News Date: 
Wed. 11/23/2011

A Tower Wind Quintet Recital will usher in the holiday season with a musical performance at 7 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

The quintet will tell the story of Hansel and Gretel with assistance from drama professor Dr. Charles Parker and story pictures projected on a screen. Additionally, holiday music will be performed, including selections from the “Nutcracker.” 

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

Candlelight Concert Rings in Christmas Season

News Date: 
Wed. 11/23/2011

Friends University’s talented students will perform the traditional holiday concert with all the vocal exultation and festive jubilation that audiences have come to expect of the annual performance.

The 2011 Christmas Candlelight Concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3, and 3 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Fine Arts Office
Phone: 
316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

New York, Houston Dancers to Perform in ‘Nutcracker’

News Date: 
Wed. 11/16/2011

A holiday tradition comes alive as Friends University presents its annual showcase of “The Nutcracker,” complete with Sugar Plum fairies, a mouse king and a handsome prince.

“The Nutcracker” will be performed at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10; 2 p.m. Dec. 11; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16-17; and 2 p.m. Dec. 18 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

Jazz Department Hosts Green Chemistry Night

News Date: 
Mon. 11/14/2011

The Friends University Jazz Department will host “Green Chemistry at Friends University” on Nov. 21.

The evening will start with a lecture by the noted Boston, Mass., Green Chemistry expert, Dr. John Warner at 6 p.m. in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s room C-6. Following the lecture, the Friends University Student Government Association will host a short “green reception” in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Art Gallery. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

Horn Quartet to Debut During Chamber Orchestra

News Date: 
Sun. 11/13/2011

Friends University’s Horn Quartet will be making its debut performance during the Chamber Orchestra and Brass Ensembles Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

This musical performance will include not only the Horn Quartet, but also the Brass Quintet, Tuba Quartet and Trumpet Ensemble.

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu

Friends University Community Orchestra and Choir Celebrate American Music

News Date: 
Wed. 11/09/2011

Friends University will be bursting with patriotism as the Friends University Community Orchestra and Choral Union celebrate the United States of America’s rich musical traditions, including folk songs, spirituals, hymns and symphonic music.

“Made in the USA” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Fine Arts Office
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316-295-5677
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finearts@friends.edu