Dala Camerata chamber music group begins

Dala Camerata Chamber Music GroupDala Camerata, a new chamber music camp, was instituted this summer on the Bethany College campus from June 3 to 7.

Henry Littich, string teacher from USD 400, and Ann Samuelson, music instructor for strings at Bethany College, formed three string quartets from the students of the Smoky Valley Junior and Senior High. They met two hours each day and performed for the residents of Bethany Home.

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Carlson to perform senior organ recital

Nickolas Carlson senior organ recitalBethany College Nickolas Carlson will perform his senior organ recital on May 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall.

The concert is free and open to the public. It will feature works by Max Reger, J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Oskar Lindberg, and Jehan Alain.

Carlson is a senior organ performance major from Lindsborg, Kan.  He has studied with Dr. Mary Ellen Sutton and is currently a student of Dr. Melody Steed.

Bethany College “Messiah” dress rehearsal features students and community members

messiah dress rehearsalBethany College’s Messiah Festival conductor Jeffery Wall has selected eight students and two community members to sing the solo recitatives and arias in the dress rehearsal of Handel’s “Messiah” on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m.

The rehearsal is free and open to the public. It will take place in Presser Hall on the Bethany College campus and is part of the preparations for the college’s 132nd annual Messiah Festival of the Arts.

Bethany students who were selected are Mikhail Zhilin, Rostov-on-Don, Russia; Nichol DeChant, Leavenworth, Kan.; Ashley Glover, Emporia, Kan.; Joanna Roberts, Lindsborg, Kan.; Sarah Peterson, Garfield, Kan.; Cecilia Ramsey, Garden City, Kan.; Laura Klaassen, Marquette, Kan.; and Spencer Wesley, Salina, Kan.

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