Andrews University Agenda News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2018, Andrews University Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:03:00 -0000 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:03:00 -0000 Sunday Music Series: Aleksandra Kemble <p> Our first Sunday Series concert of the 2018-2019 season features the principal flutist of the Elkhart Symphony and Conn-Selmer artist, Aleksandra Kemble. Ms. Kemble is a native of Poland, having graduated from the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw before continuing her studies in the United States at Indiana University and Ball State University. Come and share an afternoon of new and classic works for the flute!</p> <p> The masterclass that was scheduled to happen after the concert has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:13:25 +0000 Andrews University Alumni Gala <p> &ldquo;Among Friends&rdquo; is the sub-title title of this year&rsquo;s annual homecoming Gala Concert presented by the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra, University Singers &amp; Chorale, and Wind Symphony. The program begins at 8:00 p.m., September 29, in the Howard Performing Arts Center.</p> <p> Dr. Chris Wild makes his debut as the new conductor of the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra performing the delightful <em>Minuet and Trio </em>from Joseph Haydn&rsquo;s 100<sup>th</sup> Symphony, followed by the <em>Leonore</em> <em>Overture</em> by Ludwig van Beethoven. Charles Reid, tenor, collaborates with the University Chorale and Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Gounod&rsquo;s abiding <em>Sanctus</em>.</p> <p> Andrews University Singers, under the direction of Stephen Zork, will perform Elaine Hagenberg&rsquo;s tone poem <em>The Music of Stillness</em>, Shawn Kirchner&rsquo;s bluegrass hymn <em>I&rsquo;ll Be on My Way</em>, and a stirring new arrangement of the spiritual <em>Hold On</em> arranged by John Tebay. The University Chorale will collaborate with the Symphony Orchestra in Nicholas Zork&rsquo;s <em>When You Come</em> arranged by Stephen Zork.</p> <p> The Andrews University Wind Symphony presents America-themed music conducted by Byron Graves, featuring centerpieces such as <em>America the Beautiful, </em>Sousa&rsquo;s <em>Liberty Bell March, </em>a collection of <em>American Riversongs</em> by Pierre LaPlante, and Copland&rsquo;s &ldquo;Tis A Gift&rdquo; from <em>Appalachian Spring</em>. In a stirring conclusion to the evening&rsquo;s festivities, Mr. Graves will conduct the University Chorale and Wind Symphony in Wilhousky&rsquo;s famous <em>Battle Hymn of the Republic</em>.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:29:50 +0000 Howard Series Presents...Charlie Albright <p> Charlie Albright is an American-born classical pianist, composer and improviser. He is an official Steinway Artist, Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, Gilmore Young Artist, and former Young Concert Artist. Hailed as &ldquo;among the most gifted musicians of his generation&rdquo; with a &ldquo;dazzling natural keyboard affinity&rdquo; by the <em>Washington Post, </em>Albright is also sought after as a speaker, masterclass instructor, teacher and competition judge. Charlie will be playing works by Schubert, Kapustin and Chopin. He will also be doing his famous improvisation, which is what sets Charlie apart from other pianists. With four notes requested from the audience, Charlie will compose a glorious piece of music that you have never heard and will never hear again. It is an experience you will not forget.</p> <p> Tickets go on sale July 23, 2018.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:05:37 +0000 Howard Series Presents...Joyous String Ensemble <p> One of the world&rsquo;s youngest string orchestra, &ldquo;The Joyous String Ensemble&rdquo; has become an international sensation with major TV appearances on the &ldquo;Ellen Degeneres Show&rdquo;, ABC&rsquo;s &ldquo;Good Morning America&rdquo;, Steve Harvey&rsquo;s &ldquo;Little Big Shots&rdquo; and more. In addition, the group performed at the White House for President Obama. Mixing an eclectic repertoire, the Joyous String Ensemble performs traditional classical music to today&rsquo;s pop hits and mash-ups. Their music is innovatively orchestrated and arranged to give you a unique listening experience. Despite their youthful age, they perform with mature and brilliant musicianship.</p> <p> Tickets are on sale now!</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:19:04 +0000 Concierto Adorarte <p> Please join us for this Hispanic Music Festival sponsored by the Andrews University Department of Music.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 13:05:32 +0000 Indonesian Cultural Night 2018 <p> Come support the Indonesian Cultural NIght 2018. This event is a fundraising program for the Michigan Indonesian Seventh-day Adventist church building.</p> <p> Tickets will be General Admission $20, Students $12, and Kids $8</p> <p> Tickets go on sale soon.</p> Sun, 02 Sep 2018 17:00:00 +0000 Village Adventist Elementary School Spring Concert <p> You are invited to attend the Village Adventist Elementary School Spring Concert at the Howard Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 7 p.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 May 2018 18:34:10 +0000 Andrews Academy Band & Bells Spring Concert <p> The Andrews Academy Symphonic Band and Resound Handbell Ensemble present their 2018 Spring Concert, under the direction of Elsy M. Gallardo-Diaz.</p> <p> Come and enjoy a variety of light-hearted tunes, such as The Rakes of Mallow, Lassus Trombone, and Plink, Plank, Plunk! as well as transcriptions of great masterpieces, including Rachmaninoff's Vocalise (featuring Dr. Karin Thompson, cello), Copland's Hoe Down (featuring Mr. Steve Martin, banjo), and Marquez's acclaimed Danzon No. 2.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 May 2018 15:06:53 +0000