The annual music event, Jultide at Bethany, will be held Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. in Presser Hall.
The concert, entitled “‘Hodie!’ This day!”, is the college’s way of wishing the local communities a happy holiday, and the audience will be invited to join in singing traditional carols.
The College Choir and Symphonic Band will perform a set of Russian-themed musical works by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Alfred Reed and a reading by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. The group will be joined by special guests from area high schools who were selected for District Honor Choir. They will join the Bethany College Choir to sing “Rejoice!” by Jeffery Ames. Continue reading
Bethany College Theatre will hold auditions on Nov. 26 and 27 at 7 to 9 p.m. in Burnett Center for the Interterm musical production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” and the Messiah Festival production of Archibald Macleish’s “J.B.,” a modern retelling of the story of Job.
Community members are invited to audition along with Bethany students, faculty, and staff.
The Bethany College Symphonic Band will perform a concert on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in Presser Hall.
The group will perform music with the theme “Berlioz and Beyond.” The student soloists featured in this concert are senior, Kaleb Feist on tuba featured in “Beelzebub” by Catozzi and freshman Samantha Anderson on French horn, featured in “Concerto for Horn in E-flat, Opus 11” by Richard Strauss. The concert will also include a salute to veterans of the U.S. armed forces. Continue reading
The Bethany College/Lindsborg Community Orchestra will perform a concert on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. in Presser Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
The group will perform “Symphony No. 31, The Paris Symphony” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Symphony No. 89 in F Major” by Franz Josef Haydn, and “’Te Deum,’ KV 141” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Continue reading
Bethany College Choirs concert will be held on Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall. This concert is free and open to the public.
Directed by Assistant Professor Jeffery Wall, D.M.A., the concert is a part of the Spotlight on Excellence Series, “Earth Tones.” It will feature Vokala Lejon (men’s ensemble), the Chamber Choir, and the full college choir as well as special guest the Garden City High School A Cappella Choir, conducted by Jane Vanderhoff. Continue reading
Bethany College invites travelers and donations to the Choir and Handbell Ensemble’s European tour from June 3 to 13, 2013, throughout Sweden and Germany. Continue reading
LINDSBORG, KAN., October 1, 2012—More than 190 high school singers from around the state participated in the eighth annual Bethania Pre-Audition Choral Workshop at Bethany College on Sept. 27.
Bethany’s music faculty helped prepare the singers audition pieces for their respective district, and eventually for the 2013 Kansas Music Educators Association State Honor Choir. Mass choir rehearsals were led by Jeffery Wall, D.M.A., assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Bethany. Sectional rehearsals were led by additional members of the Bethany music faculty and guest directors. Continue reading
The Bethany College Symphonic Band will perform a concert featuring the Bethany Horns on Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
The group will perform music with the theme “A Musical Grand Tour,” featuring the overture from “The Barber of Seville” by Gioachino Rossini, “Swedish Folk Suite” by Eric Osterling, “March of the Belgian Paratroopers” by Pierre Leemans, “Australian Up-Country Tune” by Percy Grainger, “Hammersmith” by Gustav Holst, “Florentiner” March by Julius Fucik. Continue reading
LINDSBORG, KAN., August 28, 2012—The Bethany Choir will lead music in Sunday worship at First Lutheran Church (1234 Fairlawn Rd.) in Topeka, Kan., on Sept. 9. Continue reading
LINDSBORG, KAN., May 2, 2012— The Bethany College/Lindsborg Community Orchestra will present its final concert of the season, featuring student conductors Sarah Schaeffer and Nickolas Carlson, on Sunday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Auditorium.