Andrews University Agenda News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2017, Andrews University Sat, 25 Nov 2017 04:20:00 -0000 Sat, 25 Nov 2017 04:20:00 -0000 "Welcome Christmas" Concert <p> FREE Admission, but tickets are required.</p> <p> Andrews University Department of Music presents &ldquo;Welcome Christmas.&quot;&nbsp; Featuring &ldquo;Messiah&rdquo; by George Frederic Handel, Andrews University Singers, Chorale &amp; Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Stephen Zork.</p> <p> Admission is free, but contact the box-office to reserve your tickets. A free-will offering will be received.</p> <p> <strong>University Singers</strong><br /> <strong>Director: Stephen Zork</strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Singers is the select choir from the Department of Music and represents Andrews University locally, nationally and abroad through concert tours, television broadcast and audio recordings. They have given highly acclaimed international concert tours throughout the countries of Great Britain, Iceland, Norway, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Chile, Bahamas, Bermuda and Puerto Rico.&nbsp;</p> Fri, Dec 01, 2017 07:00 pm -0500 Laughing all the Way! AU Wind Symphony Concert <p> Get in the Christmas spirit as the Andrews University Wind Symphony performs its annual holiday concert on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Howard Performing Arts Center! Performing under the direction of new director Byron Graves, the Wind Symphony will present familiar favorites like Leroy Anderson&rsquo;s &quot;Sleigh Ride&quot; and selections from Tchaikovsky&rsquo;s &quot;Nutcracker suite,&quot; as well as some lesser-known works such as Percy Grainger&rsquo;s &quot;Sussex Mummer&rsquo;s Christmas Carol.&quot; Bring the whole family and enjoy the evening of festive music!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Repertoire</strong></p> <p> 1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Festival Fanfare for Christmas (John Wasson)&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> 2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; And the Mountains Echoed: Gloria (Robert Longfield)&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> 3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Rest (Samuel Hazo)&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> 4.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Christmas Variants (Elliot Del Borgo)&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> 5.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sussex Mummers&rsquo; Christmas Carol (Grainer, arr. Douglas Stotter)&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> 6.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Christmas Recollections (arr. John Edmondson)&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> 7.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Suite from <em>The Nutcracker </em>(Tchaikovsky, arr. James Curnow)&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> 8.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson)&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p> 9.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Laughing All the Way! (arr. Larry MacTaggart)</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Wind Symphony</strong></p> <p> <strong>Director: Byron Graves </strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Wind Symphony maintains a significant travel schedule throughout the Great Lakes area and seeks to provide high quality music programs and concerts representative of Adventist education and Andrews University. The Wind Symphony has performed in England, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Canada and throughout the United States.&nbsp;</p> Sat, Dec 02, 2017 08:00 pm -0500