One hundred regional high school and junior college singers will join the Friends University Singing Quakers, Concert Choir and Jazz Vocal Ensemble in the university’s annual vocal outreach event Feb. 9, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at Friends University. The “Sing it! Vocal Festival” features Friends University faculty and nationally–known guest conductor and composer Francisco Nuñez […]

On Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., the Concert Band will present a Presidents Day concert in Sebits Auditorium, Riney Fine Arts Center at Friends University. Dr. Charles Parker, former professor of theatre at Friends University, will be featured as narrator. The concert will feature music focused on the presidents of the United States […]

Friends University Assistant Professor of Piano Dr. James Knight will perform a piano recital Feb. 20, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Sebits Auditorium, Riney Fine Arts Center. This recital will feature early works of Franz Liszt written in 1834 including Apparitions, Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses, and Lyon. The concert will end with Mussorgsky’s Pictures at […]

Tim and Gail Buchanan have committed a $1.2 million gift to the Friends University Division of Fine Arts. The first $1 million is contributed to establish the Tim and Gail Buchanan Chair in Fine Arts. The remaining $200,000 is dedicated for fine arts scholarships and is pledged to be paid $100,000 in 2017 and $100,000 […]

Friends University has been ranked as offering one of the best online education programs by U.S. News & World Report. The ranking was published today on the organization’s website. Friends University was ranked 92nd and is the highest ranked online education program among all private universities in the state of Kansas. “Friends University’s repeated recognitions […]

Friends University will present the musical “Bye Bye Birdie” Feb. 3-4 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. What else can a town or a family in the 1950s do when the biggest star of that new music craze, rock ‘n’ roll, shows up on […]

Friends University has appointed four new members to serve on its Board of Trustees. Robert “Bob” K. Casper is the president and founder of Ethanol Products LLC. He has served as president since the company’s formation in May 2000. Casper has also been involved with Friends University’s Apprentice Institute since its formation in 2009 and […]