Fine Arts

Aria and Piano Teacher Winners to Showcase Talents in Concert

News Date: 
Fri. 04/08/2011

The Friends University Community Orchestra welcomes the winners of the Miller Concerto/Aria Competition and the Wichita Area Piano Teachers League Competition as guest soloists for a concert titled “Showcase.”

The performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 15 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Students Bring Dramatic Talents to Cornerstone Stage

News Date: 
Thu. 04/07/2011

Student directors, producers and actors will have the opportunity to stage their talents at the annual Student Directing Showcase at 7:30 p.m. April 9, 3 p.m. April 10, and 7:30 p.m. April 21. All performances will be free and open to the public in the Cornerstone Studio Theatre in the Riney Fine Arts Center.

As part of the Producing and Directing the Stage Play course offered at Friends University, students will perform one-act plays.

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Concert Choir to Present Colorful Spring Performance

News Date: 
Tue. 04/05/2011

From here to there, from now to then, music is said to transcend the barriers of language, culture and time.

Enjoy an evening of music from around the world as the Concert Choir presents its spring concert, “A Musical Offering: The Many Colors of Music” at 7:30 p.m. April 8 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. 

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Concert Band to Feature Clarinet Section

News Date: 
Wed. 03/30/2011

The Friends University Concert Band will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 7 in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Building on the Friends University campus.

The concert will feature standard music from the repertoire written or arranged for concert band. The clarinet section will be featured, performing Leroy Anderson’s “Clarinet Candy.”

Tickets for the concert are $5 for adults and $3 for senior citizens and students. For tickets or questions about this event, please call 316-295-5677.

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Back-to-Back Free Concerts

News Date: 
Tue. 03/29/2011

The Friends University Student Chamber Ensembles will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 4 in Sebits Auditorium. The following night, the Friends University Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. in room C-6. Both concerts are in the Riney Fine Arts Building on the Friends University campus.

The concerts are free and open to the public. For questions about either event, please call 316-295-5677.

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Naftzger Competition to Award $11,000 in Prizes

News Date: 
Mon. 03/28/2011

Young musicians from across Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri will converge at Friends University to compete for $11,000 in awards during the 2011 Naftzger Young Artist Auditions and Music Awards April 2-3 at Riney Fine Arts Center. The competition will bring 48 talents who will compete for a single $5,000 prize, plus $2,000 prizes in each of the three divisions – piano, instrumental and voice.

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Final Jazz Concert Pays Tribute to Graduating Seniors

News Date: 
Wed. 03/30/2011

The final Friends University Jazz Department concert for the spring semester will be 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, in Sebits Auditorium. The “Sr. Night” concert will feature and pay tribute to our graduating seniors in both jazz ensembles. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and students.  For tickets or more information please call 316-295-5677.

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Jazz Ensemble to Present Upbeat Vocal Performance

News Date: 
Sun. 03/27/2011

Friends University’s Jazz Vocal Ensemble will perform a pot pourri of arrangements during a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 1 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Singing Quakers Concert Inspired by ‘Peaceable Kingdom’

News Date: 
Fri. 03/18/2011

The 2011 Singing Quakers Home Concert theme is “Ye Shall Have A Song,” and song is what the group shall have.

The annual concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. March 26 and at 3 p.m. March 27 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. The Singing Quakers will present their usual array of variety in this concert, including music from their upcoming spring tour to Canada.

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Friends University to Host Free Jazz Night

News Date: 
Sat. 03/26/2011

The Friends University Jazz Department will host Casado Jazz Night at 8 p.m. March 30 in the Casado Campus Center on the Friends University campus.

Featured with the Friends University Jazz Ensembles will be Raphael Imbert, a saxophonist visiting from France, and local guitar favorite Ken White.

The event is free. For more information, please contact Lisa Hittle at 316-295-5616.

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