Oct 5

Show Me the Money

Garvey Art Center, 116

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This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media or art education. Professional speakers, as well as current students and faculty, lead participants through the process.
This year’s guest speaker will be Dominic “Dangerdom” Flask, product Illustrator at Coinbase. Flask is a designer and illustrator who works hard to make the world a beautiful and more interesting place to live in…one small piece at a time. He has crafted delightful pixels for the likes of Dropbox, Uber, Facebook, Google and a wide variety of technology startups.
Lunch will be provided. To register, please call 316-295-5548.
More info can be found at www.friends.edu/featured-events/visual-arts/show-me-the-money

Mar 1

Art Challenge

Casado Campus Center, Atrium

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 14th annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even leat to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5548.

Mar 1

Art Challenge

Garvey Physical Education Center, Multipurpose Room

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 14th annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even leat to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5548.

Mar 1

Art Challenge

Casado Campus Center, Gym

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 14th annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even leat to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5548.

Mar 1

Art Challenge

Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, 103

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 14th annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even leat to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5548.

Mar 1

Art Challenge

Garvey Art Center, 105

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 14th annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even leat to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5548.

Mar 1

Art Challenge

Garvey Art Center, 116

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 14th annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even leat to scholarship offers. For more information, please call 316-295-5548.

May 24

Gallery Opening – Karen Scroggins

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, Art Gallery

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Friends University will host a gallery reception for Friends University visual arts program director, Karen Scroggins. The reception will take place in the Riney Fine Arts Gallery in Riney Fine Arts Center May 24 from 5-7 p.m.

Scroggins, tribal member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, titled her show Past, Present, Future.

“This exhibition focuses on Choctaw and other Native American events and culture. Artwork reflects on the past, present and future of the Choctaws and other tribes,” said Scroggins.

Past, Present, Future will be on display until August 23 and is free and open to the public.

The exhibit is sponsored in part by KMUW, Wichita’s National Public Radio member station and made possible by a Friends University Faculty Research Grant.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Sep 18

Fine Arts Networking Hour

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, Art Gallery

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Fine Arts Networking Hour • 9/18/19 4-6 p.m. • Riney Fine Arts Gallery
All students are welcome to participate with Fine Arts students as they brainstorm ways to collaborate across disciplines. Writing a poem you want to incorporate with a dance? Can a marketing plan be better explained through art? How does faith intersect with movement? Light refreshments will be served.

Oct 1

No Pain, ALL GAIN with Hal Grossman

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, Sebits Auditorium

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Hal Grossman, founder of The Grossman Method and Professor of Music at the University of Oregon, will present “No Pain, ALL GAIN”. This workshop takes musicians, dancers and actors through a series of stretches and breathing exercises specifically designed to alleviate muscle tension and slow heart rates during performance or practice. (open to the public)

Oct 4

Show Me the Money Portfolio Review

Garvey Art Center, 116

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This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media or art education. Professional speakers, as well as current students and faculty, lead participants through the process. Lunch will be provided.

Oct 4

Show Me the Money Portfolio Review

Garvey Art Center, 115

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This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media or art education. Professional speakers, as well as current students and faculty, lead participants through the process. Lunch will be provided.

Oct 4

Show Me the Money Portfolio Review

Garvey Art Center, 117

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This free event helps high school juniors and seniors prepare an art portfolio to apply for art scholarships. Students work on their portfolios in graphics, studio art, media or art education. Professional speakers, as well as current students and faculty, lead participants through the process. Lunch will be provided.

Oct 15

Tips from a “Bright Star” on Broadway with William Michals

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, Sebits Auditorium

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OCT. 15 1-2 p.m.; Riney Fine Arts Center – Sebits Auditorium
Tips from a “Bright Star” on Broadway with William Michals
William Michals, baritone, was a member of the original Broadway cast of Bright Star and will be appearing in the national tour of My Fair Lady which opens at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC this December. He will be conducting a masterclass featuring cast members of Friends University’s production of Bright Star. He will be performing in a free guest concert later that evening at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Auditorium.

Oct 18

Fine Arts Showcase

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, Sebits Auditorium

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Showcase Days are designed to allow you the opportunity to see what we’re about! See how you might fit in our program, sit in on a rehearsal, ask questions to a student panel, take a lesson, audition for scholarships, have your portfolio reviewed and enjoy a free lunch. For more information, please call 316-295-5536 or visit friends.edu/showcase.

Oct 29

The Secret to “Making It” in the Music Scene with Joshua Billingsley

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, C6

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OCT. 29 1-2 p.m.; Riney Fine Arts Center – C6
The Secret to “Making It” in the Music Scene with Joshua Billingsley
Joshua Billingsley, a successful trumpet player from Austin, TX will reveal tips on how to thrive as a professional musician on Oct. 29 from 1-2 p.m. This includes sharpening musical, social media and online marketing skills. There will be a short segment of Q&A after his presentation.

Nov 9

Singing Quaker Alumni Choir: 25th Anniversary Celebration

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Featuring Dr. Alan Raines, guest composer and Wichita Northwest High School Choir, under the direction of Ms. Becky Sessions.

Eric D. Stone – Director
Dr. James Knight – Accompanist, Assistant Professor of Piano at Friends University

Where?
Eastminster Presbyterian Church
1958 N. Webb Rd., Wichita, KS 67206

Tickets available at the door beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Cash or check only, for donation:
Adults $12, Students and Seniors (60 & Over) $10

Tickets Sold By:
Friends University Fine Arts Dept.
316-295-5677

Nov 11

Fine Arts Showcase

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, Sebits Auditorium

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Showcase Days are designed to allow you the opportunity to see what we’re about! See how you might fit in our program, sit in on a rehearsal, ask questions to a student panel, take a lesson, audition for scholarships, have your portfolio reviewed and enjoy a free lunch. For more information, please call 316-295-5536 or visit friends.edu/showcase.

Dec 6

Fine Arts Showcase

Riney Fine Arts Center and Sebits Fine Arts Addition, Sebits Auditorium

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Showcase Days are designed to allow you the opportunity to see what we’re about! See how you might fit in our program, sit in on a rehearsal, ask questions to a student panel, take a lesson, audition for scholarships, have your portfolio reviewed and enjoy a free lunch. For more information, please call 316-295-5536 or visit friends.edu/showcase.

Mar 6

Art Challenge

Garvey Art Center, 105

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 15th Annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even lead to scholarship offers.

Mar 6

Art Challenge

Garvey Art Center, 116

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 15th Annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even lead to scholarship offers.

Mar 6

Art Challenge

Casado Campus Center, Atrium

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 15th Annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even lead to scholarship offers.

Mar 6

Art Challenge

Casado Campus Center, Gym

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 15th Annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even lead to scholarship offers.

Mar 6

Art Challenge

Garvey Art Center, 115

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 15th Annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even lead to scholarship offers.

Mar 6

Art Challenge

Garvey Art Center, 117

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 15th Annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even lead to scholarship offers.

Mar 6

Art Challenge

Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building, LAB8

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Join the Friends University Art Department for the 15th Annual Art Challenge. This event consists of a juried art competition, professional artists’ workshops and hands-on competitions for students. The competitive exhibition is designed to recognize artistic talent at the high-school level (grades 9-12) within the state of Kansas and can even lead to scholarship offers.

Oct 2

Fall Choreography Showcase

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Livestream: facebook.com/FriendsFineArts

Friends University Ballet department presents Choreography Showcase virtually on Oct. 2

Wichita, Kan. – Friends University will present the fall Choreography Showcase, a performance illustrating the creative direction of four talented dancers. The performance will be livestreamed on the Friends University Fine Arts Facebook page, on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m.

The performance will include two pieces conceived as works for the camera and two solos that showcase the choreographers’ craft and interpretation. Additionally, the ballet majors will perform variations from the vast ballet repertoire. The night will end with a group number honoring the late Nancy Stark-Smith’s, Underscore. Stark-Smith was a founding participant of “contact improvisation” and passed away this past May.

“Where you are when you don’t know where you are is one of the most precious spots offered by improvisation. It is a place from which more directions are possible than anywhere else,” said Stark-Smith.

The performance is free to view and will premiere on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Select “going” to the event to get a reminder when the performance is going live: facebook.com/FriendsFineArts.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

 

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.

 

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Oct 8

Alicina: Fall Opera

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Friends University presents Handel’s opera, Alcina, at the Sedgwick County Zoo Oct. 8, 9 and 11

 

Wichita- Friends University is excited to announce the upcoming production of Alcina, an opera by G. F. Handel. The performance will take place in-person on Thursday, Oct. 8, Friday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Zoo’s Main Stage.

“You will not want to miss this gripping tale of enchantment and entrapment against the picturesque backdrop of the zoo,” said Gabriel Karst, the opera’s production assistant.

Alcina is based on an excerpt from Ludovico Ariosto’s epic poem, Orlando furioso, in which the hero, Ruggiero, arrives on an island enchanted by the sorceress, Alcina. The beautiful Alcina seduces every knight that lands on her island, but soon tires of her lovers and changes them into wild animals, stones or plants. Alcina places Ruggiero under a love spell but soon falls deeply in love with him. When Ruggiero’s betrothed arrives on the island to rescue him, conflict eventually ensues.

Friends University is grateful for our partners at the Sedgwick County Zoo for providing a fitting, beautiful and safe environment for this enchanting production, in addition to partnering with us on our nationally recognized bachelors’ degree program in zoo science. All audience members are asked to wear a mask. An exception will be made if eating from the provided concession stand while maintaining social distance from other patrons.

While the exhibits are closed during the event, some animals may make an appearance to watch the show. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and some tickets may be available to be purchased at the door.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and zoo members. They may be purchased ahead of time by visiting friends.edu/fineartstickets.

The production will feature an English language translation prepared by Amanda Holden for the English National Opera. Dr. Matthew Schloneger is the producer and stage director; Dr. Jamie Knight is the music and orchestra director and Andrea Vazquez-Aguirre is the director of ballet.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

 

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.

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Oct 9

Alicina: Fall Opera

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Friends University presents Handel’s opera, Alcina, at the Sedgwick County Zoo Oct. 8, 9 and 11

Wichita- Friends University is excited to announce the upcoming production of Alcina, an opera by G. F. Handel. The performance will take place in-person on Thursday, Oct. 8, Friday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Zoo’s Main Stage.

“You will not want to miss this gripping tale of enchantment and entrapment against the picturesque backdrop of the zoo,” said Gabriel Karst, the opera’s production assistant.

Alcina is based on an excerpt from Ludovico Ariosto’s epic poem, Orlando furioso, in which the hero, Ruggiero, arrives on an island enchanted by the sorceress, Alcina. The beautiful Alcina seduces every knight that lands on her island, but soon tires of her lovers and changes them into wild animals, stones or plants. Alcina places Ruggiero under a love spell but soon falls deeply in love with him. When Ruggiero’s betrothed arrives on the island to rescue him, conflict eventually ensues.

Friends University is grateful for our partners at the Sedgwick County Zoo for providing a fitting, beautiful and safe environment for this enchanting production, in addition to partnering with us on our nationally recognized bachelors’ degree program in zoo science. All audience members are asked to wear a mask. An exception will be made if eating from the provided concession stand while maintaining social distance from other patrons.

While the exhibits are closed during the event, some animals may make an appearance to watch the show. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and some tickets may be available to be purchased at the door.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and zoo members. They may be purchased ahead of time by visiting friends.edu/fineartstickets.

The production will feature an English language translation prepared by Amanda Holden for the English National Opera. Dr. Matthew Schloneger is the producer and stage director; Dr. Jamie Knight is the music and orchestra director and Andrea Vazquez-Aguirre is the director of ballet.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

 

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.

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Oct 11

Alicina: Fall Opera

fine arts Events

Friends University presents Handel’s opera, Alcina, at the Sedgwick County Zoo Oct. 8, 9 and 11

Wichita- Friends University is excited to announce the upcoming production of Alcina, an opera by G. F. Handel. The performance will take place in-person on Thursday, Oct. 8, Friday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Zoo’s Main Stage.

“You will not want to miss this gripping tale of enchantment and entrapment against the picturesque backdrop of the zoo,” said Gabriel Karst, the opera’s production assistant.

Alcina is based on an excerpt from Ludovico Ariosto’s epic poem, Orlando furioso, in which the hero, Ruggiero, arrives on an island enchanted by the sorceress, Alcina. The beautiful Alcina seduces every knight that lands on her island, but soon tires of her lovers and changes them into wild animals, stones or plants. Alcina places Ruggiero under a love spell but soon falls deeply in love with him. When Ruggiero’s betrothed arrives on the island to rescue him, conflict eventually ensues.

Friends University is grateful for our partners at the Sedgwick County Zoo for providing a fitting, beautiful and safe environment for this enchanting production, in addition to partnering with us on our nationally recognized bachelors’ degree program in zoo science. All audience members are asked to wear a mask. An exception will be made if eating from the provided concession stand while maintaining social distance from other patrons.

While the exhibits are closed during the event, some animals may make an appearance to watch the show. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and some tickets may be available to be purchased at the door.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and zoo members. They may be purchased ahead of time by visiting friends.edu/fineartstickets.

The production will feature an English language translation prepared by Amanda Holden for the English National Opera. Dr. Matthew Schloneger is the producer and stage director; Dr. Jamie Knight is the music and orchestra director and Andrea Vazquez-Aguirre is the director of ballet.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

 

Friends University, a Christian University of Quaker heritage, equips students to honor God and serve others by integrating their intellectual, spiritual and professional lives.

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Feb 4

Working (Winter Musical)

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Virtual Event
Nominated for six Tony Awards, Working has been updated for a modern age, featuring new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia and James Taylor. “This show recognizes the unsung heroes in our lives that we often take for granted. They’re given a platform to speak on their dreams and aspirations as well as their struggles and grievances,” said show director and Assistant Professor of Music Theatre and Dance, Sheldon Mba. “While in the middle of the pandemic, I think it’s only right to acknowledge and honor the workers who risk their lives in order for us to maintain a sense of normalcy during these tough times.”
Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: fb.me/e/1dCxQSycC
Reserve your FREE ticket: showtix4u.com/event-details/45522

Feb 5

Working (Winter Musical)

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Virtual Event
Nominated for six Tony Awards, Working has been updated for a modern age, featuring new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia and James Taylor. “This show recognizes the unsung heroes in our lives that we often take for granted. They’re given a platform to speak on their dreams and aspirations as well as their struggles and grievances,” said show director and Assistant Professor of Music Theatre and Dance, Sheldon Mba. “While in the middle of the pandemic, I think it’s only right to acknowledge and honor the workers who risk their lives in order for us to maintain a sense of normalcy during these tough times.”
Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: fb.me/e/1dCxQSycC
Reserve your FREE ticket: showtix4u.com/event-details/45522

Feb 6

Working (Winter Musical)

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Virtual Event
Nominated for six Tony Awards, Working has been updated for a modern age, featuring new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia and James Taylor. “This show recognizes the unsung heroes in our lives that we often take for granted. They’re given a platform to speak on their dreams and aspirations as well as their struggles and grievances,” said show director and Assistant Professor of Music Theatre and Dance, Sheldon Mba. “While in the middle of the pandemic, I think it’s only right to acknowledge and honor the workers who risk their lives in order for us to maintain a sense of normalcy during these tough times.”
Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: fb.me/e/1dCxQSycC
Reserve your FREE ticket: showtix4u.com/event-details/45522

Feb 7

Working (Winter Musical)

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Virtual Event
Nominated for six Tony Awards, Working has been updated for a modern age, featuring new songs by Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as favorites by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia and James Taylor. “This show recognizes the unsung heroes in our lives that we often take for granted. They’re given a platform to speak on their dreams and aspirations as well as their struggles and grievances,” said show director and Assistant Professor of Music Theatre and Dance, Sheldon Mba. “While in the middle of the pandemic, I think it’s only right to acknowledge and honor the workers who risk their lives in order for us to maintain a sense of normalcy during these tough times.”
Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: fb.me/e/1dCxQSycC
Reserve your FREE ticket: showtix4u.com/event-details/45522

Feb 19

Jazz Festival

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Hybrid Event

Friends University is pleased to announce this year’s 28th annual Jazz Festival will take place Feb. 19th-27th. While the festival will look slightly different than in years past, it will also provide some exciting new events featuring impressive guest artists.

The festival will start on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. with a Kick-Off Concert featuring the Faculty Jazz Ensemble, The Swingin’ Quakers Jazz Ensemble and local guest singer, pianist and songwriter, Rudy Love Jr. Limited in-person seating will be available to reserve at eventbrite.com/e/jazz-fest-kick-off-concert-tickets-139717596091. Covid safety protocols can be found here.

The next seven days of Jazz Fest will take place virtually on Friends University Jazz’s Facebook and Instagram pages (@FriendsUJazz). Featured posts will include high school jazz band highlights and honoring this year’s Stand Out Jazz Competition winner. Two remote recordings will also be released this week featuring Conjunto Latino de Friends University playing with notable guest artists: Tito Carrillo and Miguel Zenon.

Tito Carillo will perform in a single with the Conjunto Latino de Friends University released on Feb. 25th. He is master trumpeter and a fixture in the Chicago jazz and Latin music scenes. Currently Carillo serves as Assistant Professor of Jazz Trumpet at the University of Illinois.

The single release on Feb. 26th will feature Miguel Zenón, a multiple Grammy nominee and internationally acclaimed saxophonist and composer. He is considered one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation and represents proudly his Puerto Rican heritage. His awards speak for themselves with being selected Alto Saxophonist of the Year by the Jazz Journalist Association in 2015, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The closing event for Jazz Fest 2021 will be a free virtual performance on Feb. 27th 7:30 p.m.: Celebration of the Past, Present, and Future of Jazz and Art. It is a joint collaboration with The Kansas African American Museum (TKAAM) and Friends University’s Multicultural Engagement department showcasing the journey of the Black creative community. Limited stream tickets will be available eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-the-past-present-and-future-of-jazz-and-art-tickets-139744853619.

All events are free of charge and open to the community. For more information on these events contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or visit friends.edu/finearts.

Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: https://fb.me/e/23uHUS317

Feb. 19-27, 2021

Mar 11

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Livestreamed Performance

Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: https://fb.me/e/1QDaZHxc3

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Friends University will present the classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, Thursday, March 11 through Saturday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m.. The spring Theatre production was written Oscar Wilde and is produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing, Co.

The Importance of Being Earnest is a charming and witty tale of eccentric ruses, mistaken identity, unrequited love, cherished romance, and family discovery. Oscar Wilde’s clever and infamous story is delivered in present day as the characters share both their fondest ambitions and high-mannered opinions.

Heralded as one of the best plays of the 19th century, the story is often considered a comic masterpiece because of its dynamic wit, uncomplicated plot, while characters both express and learn of each other’s hidden motives, inner desires, and often staunch behaviors. The popular story is a simple snapshot of the never-ending vanity of some of its self-absorbed, high-society members.

Tickets for the virtual performances are free and can be reserved at friendsu.eventbrite.com. Donations are encouraged.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Mar 12

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Livestreamed Performance

Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: https://fb.me/e/1QDaZHxc3

_________________________

Friends University will present the classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, Thursday, March 11 through Saturday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m.. The spring Theatre production was written Oscar Wilde and is produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing, Co.

The Importance of Being Earnest is a charming and witty tale of eccentric ruses, mistaken identity, unrequited love, cherished romance, and family discovery. Oscar Wilde’s clever and infamous story is delivered in present day as the characters share both their fondest ambitions and high-mannered opinions.

Heralded as one of the best plays of the 19th century, the story is often considered a comic masterpiece because of its dynamic wit, uncomplicated plot, while characters both express and learn of each other’s hidden motives, inner desires, and often staunch behaviors. The popular story is a simple snapshot of the never-ending vanity of some of its self-absorbed, high-society members.

Tickets for the virtual performances are free and can be reserved at friendsu.eventbrite.com. Donations are encouraged.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Mar 13

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Livestreamed Performance

Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: https://fb.me/e/1QDaZHxc3

_________________________

Friends University will present the classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, Thursday, March 11 through Saturday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m.. The spring Theatre production was written Oscar Wilde and is produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing, Co.

The Importance of Being Earnest is a charming and witty tale of eccentric ruses, mistaken identity, unrequited love, cherished romance, and family discovery. Oscar Wilde’s clever and infamous story is delivered in present day as the characters share both their fondest ambitions and high-mannered opinions.

Heralded as one of the best plays of the 19th century, the story is often considered a comic masterpiece because of its dynamic wit, uncomplicated plot, while characters both express and learn of each other’s hidden motives, inner desires, and often staunch behaviors. The popular story is a simple snapshot of the never-ending vanity of some of its self-absorbed, high-society members.

Tickets for the virtual performances are free and can be reserved at friendsu.eventbrite.com. Donations are encouraged.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Mar 14

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Livestreamed Performance

Check the event’s Facebook page for up-to-date information: https://fb.me/e/1QDaZHxc3

_________________________

Friends University will present the classic comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, Thursday, March 11 through Saturday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m.. The spring Theatre production was written Oscar Wilde and is produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing, Co.

The Importance of Being Earnest is a charming and witty tale of eccentric ruses, mistaken identity, unrequited love, cherished romance, and family discovery. Oscar Wilde’s clever and infamous story is delivered in present day as the characters share both their fondest ambitions and high-mannered opinions.

Heralded as one of the best plays of the 19th century, the story is often considered a comic masterpiece because of its dynamic wit, uncomplicated plot, while characters both express and learn of each other’s hidden motives, inner desires, and often staunch behaviors. The popular story is a simple snapshot of the never-ending vanity of some of its self-absorbed, high-society members.

Tickets for the virtual performances are free and can be reserved at friendsu.eventbrite.com. Donations are encouraged.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Mar 26

Singing Quakers present “Be Not Afraid”

fine arts Events

In-Person and Livestreamed.

Tickets can be reserved at FriendsU.eventbrite.com

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Friends University’s Singing Quakers will present their annual Home Concert March 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m.

The spring concert, themed Be Not Afraid: Songs of Faith, Hope, and Love, is a reminder of the support we have in coming together. The songs are sure to comfort those in need and encourage the spirit.

Dr. Riney & Dr. Moore

Dr. Cecil J. Riney, founder and director of the Singing Quakers for 45 years, said, “I am thrilled to have a young conductor as talented and genuine as Dr. Rayvon T. J. Moore leading the Singing Quakers. I urge the Wichita community to join me in supporting this first live concert of the Singing Quakers under his leadership.”

 

The concert features a world premiere by composer Gwyneth Walker, entitled “Equality is in the Air We Breathe.” In the piece, Walker masterfully sets the poetry of Langston Hughes to music.

In the theme of encouragement and hope, both livestream and limited in-person tickets will be completely free at FriendsU.eventbrite.com.

The in-person performance will take place in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Center on the Friends University campus at 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kan. Covid safety protocols can be found here. Please bring a face mask and be ready to sit in socially distanced pods.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Mar 27

Singing Quakers present “Be Not Afraid”

fine arts Events

In-Person and Livestreamed.

Tickets can be reserved at FriendsU.eventbrite.com

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Friends University’s Singing Quakers will present their annual Home Concert March 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m.

The spring concert, themed Be Not Afraid: Songs of Faith, Hope, and Love, is a reminder of the support we have in coming together. The songs are sure to comfort those in need and encourage the spirit.

Dr. Riney & Dr. Moore

Dr. Cecil J. Riney, founder and director of the Singing Quakers for 45 years, said, “I am thrilled to have a young conductor as talented and genuine as Dr. Rayvon T. J. Moore leading the Singing Quakers. I urge the Wichita community to join me in supporting this first live concert of the Singing Quakers under his leadership.”

 

The concert features a world premiere by composer Gwyneth Walker, entitled “Equality is in the Air We Breathe.” In the piece, Walker masterfully sets the poetry of Langston Hughes to music.

In the theme of encouragement and hope, both livestream and limited in-person tickets will be completely free at FriendsU.eventbrite.com.

The in-person performance will take place in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Center on the Friends University campus at 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kan. Covid safety protocols can be found here. Please bring a face mask and be ready to sit in socially distanced pods.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Mar 28

Singing Quakers present “Be Not Afraid”

fine arts Events

In-Person and Livestreamed.

Tickets can be reserved at FriendsU.eventbrite.com

___________________________________

Friends University’s Singing Quakers will present their annual Home Concert March 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m.

The spring concert, themed Be Not Afraid: Songs of Faith, Hope, and Love, is a reminder of the support we have in coming together. The songs are sure to comfort those in need and encourage the spirit.

Dr. Riney & Dr. Moore

Dr. Cecil J. Riney, founder and director of the Singing Quakers for 45 years, said, “I am thrilled to have a young conductor as talented and genuine as Dr. Rayvon T. J. Moore leading the Singing Quakers. I urge the Wichita community to join me in supporting this first live concert of the Singing Quakers under his leadership.”

 

The concert features a world premiere by composer Gwyneth Walker, entitled “Equality is in the Air We Breathe.” In the piece, Walker masterfully sets the poetry of Langston Hughes to music.

In the theme of encouragement and hope, both livestream and limited in-person tickets will be completely free at FriendsU.eventbrite.com.

The in-person performance will take place in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Center on the Friends University campus at 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kan. Covid safety protocols can be found here. Please bring a face mask and be ready to sit in socially distanced pods.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Mar 31

Concert Choir presents “Love Enduring”

fine arts Events

In-Person and Livestreamed

Tickets can be reserved at FriendsU.eventbrite.com

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The Friends University Concert Choir will present its spring program, Love Enduring. For the first time ever, attendees will have two opportunities to attend the free performance both in-person and virtually March 31 and April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

“After waiting a year to sing for you in person, we are thrilled to bring to you our annual Spring Concert, Love Enduring; music to inspire and encourage. We hope you can join us in celebrating the gift of song,” said Concert Choir Director Rolaine Hetherington. Some of the topics reflected in the choral selections will be God’s steadfast love, praise and gratitude and the joy of singing. Works will include pieces by Powell, Hagenberg, Duruflé, Hampton and more.

Considering the hardships the pandemic has brought the community, all performances for the 2020-21 season are free of charge. Livestream and in-person tickets still need to be reserved at FriendsU.eventbrite.com.

The performances will take place in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Center on the Friends University campus at 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kan. Covid safety protocols can be found here. Attendees are asked to bring a face mask and be ready to sit in socially distanced pods.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.

Apr 1

Concert Choir presents “Love Enduring”

fine arts Events

In-Person and Livestreamed

Tickets can be reserved at FriendsU.eventbrite.com

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The Friends University Concert Choir will present its spring program, Love Enduring. For the first time ever, attendees will have two opportunities to attend the free performance both in-person and virtually March 31 and April 1 at 7:30 p.m.

“After waiting a year to sing for you in person, we are thrilled to bring to you our annual Spring Concert, Love Enduring; music to inspire and encourage. We hope you can join us in celebrating the gift of song,” said Concert Choir Director Rolaine Hetherington. Some of the topics reflected in the choral selections will be God’s steadfast love, praise and gratitude and the joy of singing. Works will include pieces by Powell, Hagenberg, Duruflé, Hampton and more.

Considering the hardships the pandemic has brought the community, all performances for the 2020-21 season are free of charge. Livestream and in-person tickets still need to be reserved at FriendsU.eventbrite.com.

The performances will take place in Sebits Auditorium in the Riney Fine Arts Center on the Friends University campus at 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kan. Covid safety protocols can be found here. Attendees are asked to bring a face mask and be ready to sit in socially distanced pods.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or finearts@friends.edu.