Long-time Bethany College music professor and renowned Lindsborg musician Dr. Walter L. Pelz will be honored by the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM) at its national convention in Atlanta on July 21, 2015. Dr. Pelz will receive the association’s Faithful Servant Award, an honor given to those who demonstrate a life-time of shared faith and dedication to the expression of worship and music in the Church and who have served with distinction in Association of Lutheran Church Music roles of leadership.
The Bethany College Choir and Chamber Choir along with the Bethany College Handbell Ensemble will perform Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Pearson Chapel at Bethany. The 2015
The Bethany College Music Department will host its spring Symphonic Band and Chapel Choir concert on Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall. The Spring Concert is free
The Bethany College Music Department will host its spring orchestra concert on Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in Presser Hall. The concert, titled “Far-Away Lands and Mystical Creatures,” will
Bethany College will host an organ recital by Kyle Johnson on Friday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall Auditorium. Johnson is a 1995 graduate of Bethany where he studied organ with Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra. Johnson is coordinator of chapel music, university organist and lecturer of music at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, where he also teaches organ lessons and other music classes. Johnson holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Organ Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, where he studied with John Ditto; and a music degree from Indiana University where he studied organ with Larry Smith.
Bethany College Junior Elsie Mealiff will perform a viola recital on Saturday, April 18 at 2 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Lindsborg. Mealiff is from Beloit, Kansas and studying
Bethany College announced the kickoff of a campaign to name the stage in Presser Hall in honor Dr. Elmer Copley, long time director of the Bethany Oratorio Society. The announcement
Honors Choir (from left): Christian Cooper, Sydney Johnson, Landon Slipke, Esther Weicht. Not pictured: Samantha Anderson, Mark Klaassen, and Laura Klaassen. Seven Bethany College students have been selected to perform in the Messiah Festival of the Arts Honors Recital on April 2 at 2:30 p.m. in Bud Pearson Swedish Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public. Students performing include: Samantha Anderson, junior, Oberlin, Kansas, horn; Mark Klaassen, sophomore, Marquette, Kansas, tenor; Sydney Johnson, freshman, Assaria, Kansas, mezzo-soprano; Landon Slipke, freshman, New Almelo, Kansas, tenor; Christian Cooper, freshman, Effingham, Kansas, alto saxophone; Esther Weicht, junior, Branson, Missouri, mezzo-soprano; Laura Klaassen, senior, Marquette, Kansas, mezzo-soprano.
Jultide at Bethany College streaming live at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/bethany-news-and-views beginning at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 7 from Presser Hall. Click above for full concert program. Jultide at Bethany
There is just one more opportunity to audition for a role in the Messiah Festival of the Arts production of "Jesus Christ Superstar," which will be performed on Saturday, March