The Friends University Presents Jazz Meets Broadway

Friends University Jazz Department will present a performance titled “Jazz Meets Broadway” on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium. “Jazz Meets Broadway” will feature the award winning Friends University Jazz Ensemble I and the Friends University Jazz Vocal Ensemble. The famous “West Side Story Suite” from the library of Buddy Rich, […]

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October is “College Application Month” in Kansas

Governor Sam Brownback has signed a proclamation declaring October “College Application Month” and encouraged all high school seniors to take advantage of the assistance provided. Across the nation, there is a significant gap between students who want to attend college and those who apply: 97 percent of high school students surveyed indicate they wanted to […]

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Pianist Michael Kirkendoll to perform at Friends University

Pianist and Andover native Michael Kirkendoll will present a solo piano recital at Friends University Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium on the Friends University campus. Called the “very model of a 21st Century Musician” by the Indianapolis Star, Kirkendoll is now on the piano faculty of the University of Kansas and […]

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Fanfare Showcases Friends University’s Fine Arts Faculty

Friends University’s Fine Arts faculty will present a fanfare of music at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 2015, in the Riney Fine Art Center’s Sebits Auditorium.  Friends University’s diverse group of faculty professors will share music, drama and visual arts as they inspire new and returning students. Featured performances include a piano duet, the Tower Wind […]

Nutcracker Auditions Set for Sept. 11-12

Auditions for The Nutcracker will take place in the Riney Fine Arts Center at Friends University Sept. 11-12.  Auditions for Experienced Dancers – Ages 15 & OlderFriday, Sept. 11, 5 to 6 p.m. Auditions for Boys (for The Party Scene – no dance training required)Saturday, Sept 12, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Auditions for Girls […]

Friends University Early American Music: The Yankee Tunes Smith

Come join the ensemble “Jargon” on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium as they present “Singing America’s Early Music: The Yankee Tunesmiths”. This lecture recital lays out the history of the Yankee Tunesmiths who were America’s first homegrown composers, or makers of tunes, known as “Tunesmiths.” These hardy, enthusiastic, self-reliant men […]