Arts

Orchestra and voices to combine for ‘In Celebration of Song’

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The BJU Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the BJU voice department, will present a concert titled “In Celebration of Song,” featuring several opera scenes as well as several Broadway tunes, tonight at 7 in Rodeheaver Auditorium. Because BJU is not producing an opera this year, Dr. Michael Moore, director of the BJU Symphony Orchestra, was

BJU String Orchestra to perform ballet classics

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Bob Jones University’s String Orchestra will perform a mix of familiar ballet music from the 19th and 20th centuries in the concert “At the Ballet,” Wednesday at 5 p.m. in Stratton Hall.   Under the direction of Dr. Yuriy Leonovich, a faculty member in BJU’s Division of Music, the orchestra will play pieces from Tchaikovsky’s

Around the World: a 4-year journey to the senior production stage

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Donna Tillman, a senior theatre arts major, will perform her senior production, a one-woman show that has been in the making for four years and features stories from all over the globe called “Around the World” on Saturday at 5 p.m. in Stratton Hall. While she was still in high school, Tillman learned that performance

Whales Outside the Window uses drama to tackle tough questions

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Performance Hall will host the first-ever performance of Whales Outside the Window Feb. 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. The production is the first-year project for the practicum class for four graduate assistants. The play will be directed by Meg Jones and was written by Lydia Stewart, whose other works include Then Came the

Love and Laughter brings romantic comedy to BJU

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Love and Laughter is a Valentine’s weekend treat that features two short romantic comedies on stage in Rodeheaver Auditorium, Feb. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. The plays that will be performed are written by two of the best playwrights of the modern era—Anton Chekhov of Russia and Horton Foote of America, said Ron Pyle,

God uses music to orchestrate the Leonovich love story

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Music often accompanies a romantic date, but in Yuriy and Kristin Leonovich’s love story, music was much more than background noise — it brought their lives together. The Leonoviches, both members of the University’s Division of Music, met when Dr. Yuriy Leonovich applied for a position at Bob Jones University and was interviewed by a

Chamber vocal ensemble Cantus to perform on BJU campus

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Cantus, the full-time professional vocal chamber ensemble declared “the premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” by Fanfare Magazine, will perform a concert in BJU’s Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium Tuesday at 8 p.m. This nine-member group is known for its innovative concert programming. Rebecca Davis, who handles public relations for the group, said Cantus will

Choirs, orchestra to perform Handel’s Messiah

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Three of BJU’s choirs, along with the BJU Symphony Orchestra, will perform a Bob Jones University Christmas tradition tonight at 7:30 in Rodeheaver Auditorium: a collaborative performance of Handel’s Messiah. Messiah, an oratorio composed by George Frideric Handel in only 24 days, is a large-scale vocal and orchestral work narrating the birth, death, burial and

M&G: more than just art

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Most BJU students know BJU’s Museum & Gallery from the brief tour they took as freshmen as part of the Introduction to the Arts course. But what students may not know is just how many opportunities the museum offers to learn, think, create and observe. Erin Jones, director of the M&G, describes the museum as

Christmas dramas bring classic holiday storylines to life

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With Christmas right around the corner, the theatre arts department is presenting two Christmas-themed plays to get you in the Christmas spirit: A Christmas Carol and It’s a Wonderful Life. A Christmas Carol, directed by Dr. Ryan Meers, will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3-6 and Dec. 8-12, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance

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