Talented drummer/percussionist Allen Carter will be performing with the Friends University Jazz combos at 8 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Casado Campus Center at Friends University.
Dr. Allen Carter is a composer, arranger, drummer, percussionist and educator. He began gigging when he was 11 and has had the opportunity to work with many big bands and vocalists, such as Harry Connick Jr., Nancy Wilson and Glen Campbell. Carter is currently the Associate Professor of Music at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.
Celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Friends University Singing Quakers at 7 p.m. October 4 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.
The concert will feature both the Singing Quakers and the Singing Quakers Alumni Choir. Dr. Cecil Riney and Dr. Mark Bartel will conduct the choirs as well as visiting alumni singers in several mass choir selections. The evening will include a brief history of the Singing Quakers and a reception following the concert.
The Friends University Theatre Department will perform the comedy “Leaving Iowa” at 7:30p.m. Sept. 25-27 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.
“Leaving Iowa,” by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, is a comedy about family vacations. It’s a hilarious family friendly comedy that will have the whole family laughing and remembering family vacation memories of their own.
Produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.
Current students and alumni will have the opportunity to meet with some of the area’s business leaders and employers to talk about opportunities at a career fair from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Friends University’s Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building.
The Friends University Fine Arts Department will be highlighting some of its talented faculty members with the annual Faculty Fanfare at 7:30p.m. Sept. 4 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.
The newest faculty member, percussionist Dr. Von Hansen, will perform as well as several other familiar faces including pianist Dr. James Knight.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or email@example.com.