Fine Arts

Chamber Orchestra to Feature Faculty Violist and Guitarist

News Date: 
Thu. 03/07/2013

The spring Chamber Orchestra Concert will feature two Friends University faculty soloists at 7:30 p.m. March 14 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

Faculty violist Kay Buskirk will be performing Paul Hindemith’s “Trauermusik,” and faculty guitarist Randy Zellers will be performing Daniel Racer’s “Concerto for Electric Guitar and Chamber Orchestra.”

This concert is free and open to the public.

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Jazz Night with Tim Orindgreff

News Date: 
Wed. 03/06/2013

Former Black Eyed Peas saxophonist Tim Orindgreff will take the stage during Jazz Night at 8 p.m. March 13 in the Casado Campus Center. Also performing will be the Friends University’s Jazz Combos. This fun night of free jazz is open to the public.

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Stacy Renee to Display Paintings at Friends University

News Date: 
Thu. 02/28/2013

The Friends University Riney Fine Arts Gallery is currently displaying the artwork by Stacy Renee from Feb. 11 to March 8 with a reception is schedule from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the gallery. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Stacy paints mostly on Masonite and “imbues into the work the quality of simplicity, but also complexity of colors and shapes.”

For more information about Renee, please visit her website at www.stacyrenee.com.

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New Faculty Member to Make Singing Quakers Debut

News Date: 
Wed. 02/27/2013

New Friends University Assistant Professor of Applied Music/Voice Dr. Paul Brodene Smith will make his debut Singing Quakers performance at 7:30 p.m. March 9 and 2 p.m. March 10 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. An operatic tenor, Smith will perform several selections with the Singing Quakers.

Friends University’s famed Singing Quakers will sing a range of choral classics, including folk songs, gospel, and traditional songs for this year’s Home Concert.

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Friends University to Celebrate 25 Years of Ballet

News Date: 
Tue. 02/26/2013

This spring Friends University will celebrate 25 years of ballet with our Spring Ballet performances at 7:30 p.m. March 1-2 and 2 p.m. March 3 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Narnia to Come to Friends University Stage

News Date: 
Tue. 02/12/2013

Share in the heroic tale of good versus evil, calling and promise in this timeless allegory for all ages adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette from the beloved family classic by C.S. Lewis, “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.”

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-24 in the Davis Administration Building’s Alumni Auditorium.

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Tower Wind Quintet to Perform at Chamber Music Recital

News Date: 
Mon. 02/11/2013

Enjoy an engaging evening of chamber music featuring the Tower Wind Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Riney Fine Arts Center's Sebits Auditorium at Friends University. The quintet will perform works by Piazzolla, D'Rivera, and August Klughardt.

Special guests Dr. James Knight on piano and Susan Mayo on cello will join Tower Quintet flutist Amy Hoffman to perform “Voice of the Whale” by George Crumb.

This recital is free and open to the public.

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Count Basie and New York Voices to Participate in 20th Annual Jazz Festival Celebration

News Date: 
Fri. 02/01/2013

Area high school, middle school and junior college jazz bands will come to Friends University to celebrate the 20th annual Jazz Festival from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 15-16 in the Riney Fine Arts Center.

A Jazz Vocal Invitational Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 will feature several college-level jazz choirs from the Wichita area. This concert will be in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Julia Heinen to Appear with Friends University Concert Band

News Date: 
Tue. 01/29/2013

Internationally renowned clarinet soloist Julia Heinen will combine her talents with the Friends University Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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Community Orchestra Performance to Highlight Tragedy and Triumph

News Date: 
Mon. 01/28/2013

The Friends University Community Orchestra’s performance on Feb. 5 will allow listeners to experience the depths of tragedy and the heights of triumph through the music of Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Saint-Saens and Gershwin. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

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