Fine Arts

Symphony of Spring Brings Broadway to Wichita Stage

News Date: 
Thu. 04/28/2011

This year’s “Symphony of Spring” is all about extremes.

“We all know that life can be a roller coaster of emotions, and this show will take us on that ride,” said Dr. Mark Bartel, associate professor of music at Friends University.

With those extremes, comes the theme, “It was the Best of Times. It was the Worst of Times,” which will be performed at 7:30 p.m. April 29; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 30; and 2 p.m. May 1. All performances will be in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Concert Choir Showcases Talent in Coffeehouse Setting

News Date: 
Wed. 04/20/2011

Enjoy the talents of Friends University’s Concert Choir in a casual, relaxed coffeehouse environment at 8 p.m. April 26 in the Casado Campus Center.

Concert Choir members will showcase skits, solos, small ensembles and “who knows what else!” said Rolaine Hetherington, Friends University adjunct professor of music.

The event is free and open to the public. Desserts and coffee will be available for purchase.

For more information about this or any other fine arts event, contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677.

 

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Outdoor Band Concert to Benefit Youth Horizons

News Date: 
Tue. 04/19/2011

Music lovers are invited to pull up a chair and enjoy an old-fashioned summer band concert that will combine the talents of the Friends University Concert Band and the Senseney Music Community Band, conducted by Bill Johnson, to form a mass band for this event.

The University Band Concert performance is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sunday May 1 on the Rose Window Plaza in front of the Davis Administration Building. Audience members are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket for seating.

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Quintet Concert to Feature Faculty Talents

News Date: 
Mon. 04/18/2011

Some of Friends University’s finest faculty talent will perform in the Faculty Brass Quintet concert at 7:30 p.m. April 18 in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium.

The quintet is comprised of brass instrument teaching faculty at Friends University, including Dr. Gary Leopold on trumpet, Denise Kintzel on horn, Steve Slater on trombone, Dr. John Taylor on tuba and Dana Hamant on trumpet.

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Class of 2011 Hosts Annual Senior Art Show

News Date: 
Thu. 04/14/2011

Friends University’s graduating art students will be displaying some of their finest work at the annual Senior Art Show before walking across the stage this May.

There will be an opening reception on April 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. as well as a closing reception on Friday, April 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. during Wichita’s gallery crawl known as Final Friday. The show is on the second floor of the downtown art gallery CityArts, located at 334 N. Mead.

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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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