Each year students from the Bethany Oratorio Society are selected to perform solos during dress rehearsal for Handel’s “Messiah,” the highlight of the Messiah Festival of the Arts held annually
Anders Jalkeus Student vocalists from nine Kansas high schools and community colleges will have a rare opportunity to learn from a professional musician at the Bethany College Vocal Jazz Clinic on Monday, March 21, 2016. Anders Jalkéus, renowned Swedish musician, will conduct individual clinics with each of the ensembles participating in the event. Jalkéus, who is visiting Bethany College as its 2016 Pearson Professor, is a founding member of The Real Group, a professional a cappella ensemble from Sweden. As a performer, he has toured more than 40 countries and recorded more than 20 albums. In addition to his performing, Jalkéus is also a professional choral leader and has served as an international juror and workshop leader for Interkultur, the leading international organization for the implementation of choir festivals and serious choir competitions.
Today at 3:00 PM marks the first rehearsal of the 135th season of the Bethany Oratorio Society's presentation of Handel's Messiah! Come join the chorus - just show up to
The Real Men Sing vocal workshop at Bethany College is expected to draw 500 young men from across the state who will spend the day working with music professionals and
Bethany College is hosting a Worship Symposium on January 22-23 in the Bud Pearson Swedish Chapel on campus. The symposium, titled "Collaborate, Integrate, and Innovate: CREATING VITAL WORSHIP," is designed for Clergy,
The Bethany College Department of Music has received continued accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music. The Bethany music program has been an accredited school of music since
Bethany College and the Messiah Festival of the Arts will present "A Tribute to Dr. Walter L. Pelz," a concert on Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016, featuring the works by
Click for larger image Jultide at Bethany, the holiday celebration of Christ’s birth featuring the many music ensembles of Bethany College and the Smoky Valley region, will be performed Sunday, December 6 at 4 p.m. in Presser Hall Auditorium on the campus of Bethany College. This year’s performance, “A Scandinavian Christmas,” is a celebration of the Scandinavian heritage of the Smoky Valley area and will feature music and dance from Scandinavian composers. A St. Lucia procession consisting of four ages of St. Lucia and Star Boys will begin the concert. Featured music will include “Jul, Jul” and “Nu är det jul igen,” among others. The Swedish Folk Dancers and Lindsborg Folkdanslag as well as members of the Soderstrom Elementary fourth grade will all perform traditional Scandinavian dances. Music ensembles performing include the Bethany Choir and Chamber Choir, Bethany Handbell Ensemble and the Bethany/Lindsborg Community Orchestra.
“With Voices Raised: A Festival of Hymns,” will take place on Wednesday, October 28 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Presser Hall Auditorium on the Bethany College campus. Chris Nelson, Organist
From left: Cody Flory Robertson, Daniel Masterson, Paula Patterson, Ann Samuelson, Melody Steed, and Lillian Green. Not pictured is Kyle Hopkins. The Bethany College music faculty will perform