Join the Friends University Ballet Department as dancers perform their annual full-length production of “The Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11-12, Dec. 18-19; and 2 p.m. Dec. 13 and Dec. 19 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. Several guest artists will perform alongside student dancers from Friends University. During performances Dec. 11-13, Chandra […]

By Kelli Elmore, Assistant Commissioner Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference The Friends University men’s cross country team has been awarded the 2015 KCAC Team of Character honor. The KCAC Team of Character award was based off of the NAIA Champions of Character award and recognizes a school in each sport, as voted on by their peer coaches. “Our team members have […]

The Friends University Jazz Department is proud to present trumpet player Tanya Darby in concert with the Friends University Jazz Ensembles on Friday, Nov. 20th at 7:30 PM in Sebits Auditorium. Tayna Darby is the jazz trumpet professor at the University of North Texas, and before this fall resided in New York City. She has […]

The Friends University Community Orchestra will present their fall concert on November 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium. The concert will feature two works based around Native American culture. The first work will be Colors of the Spirit by conductor Daniel Racer. Colors is based off of five paintings by Native American artist […]

The Friends University Percussion Group will be performing an eclectic program of works on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 5:00 in the Sebits Auditorium. Pieces to be performed include An Index of Possibility by Robert Honstein, Experiences by John Cage and Boboland by Kevin Bobo. An Index of Possibility, written in 2012, is sure to […]

Friends University’s Concert Band will perform on November 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Riney Fine Art Center’s Sebits Auditorium. The Concert Band will include guest artist Kevin Bobo, Professor of Percussion at the Indiana University School of Music and guest band, Butler County Community College Band with Brett Martinez, conductor. The concert will […]

Friends University’s Faculty Brass Quintet will perform on November1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Riney Fine Art Center’s Sebits Auditorium. This performance will feature music of contemporary composers, written in the last 50 years. Includes music by Ewazen, Young, Cheetham, and the Quintet for Brass by Robert Washburn. The performance will be held in […]

A variety of ghosts, goblins, fairy princesses, superheroes and more will make their way to the annual Trick-or-Treat Off the Street event at Friends University from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29. The event starts at Friends Village, 628 S. Hiram Ave. Children 12 and younger accompanied by their guardians will play games and collect […]