Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2017, Andrews University Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:13:00 -0000 Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:13:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu Laughing all the Way! AU Wind Symphony Concert http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46703 <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> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:45:28 +0000 Faith of our Fathers: A Voice Vespers http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46940 <p> Featuring the voice students of the Department of Music. Come and join us for a journey through marvelous hymn arrangements and settings of African-American spirituals.</p> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:04:54 +0000 AU Symphony Orchestra-Music of the Romantic Period http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46709 <p> On Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at 8 p.m., the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra will perform in the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University. The concert will feature music from the Romantic Period.</p> <p> Violinist Carla Trynchuk will perform &ldquo;The Scottish Fantasy,&rdquo; a charming solo piece for violin and orchestra. The piece was composed by Max Bruch and inspired by Folk tunes from Scotland. The orchestra will also perform Robert Schumann&rsquo;s enigmatic Symphony No. 3, &ldquo;Rhenish.&rdquo;</p> <p> Trynchuk has performed as a soloist with orchestras across North America and Europe, including the Calgary Philharmonic in Canada as well as the Banatul and Iasi Philharmonic Orchestras. She graduated from the Julliard School and is currently a professor of music and director of the string program at Andrews University where she was the recipient of the 2000 Faculty Award for Excellence in Research &amp; Creative Activity and the Siegfried H. Horn Excellence in Research &amp; Creative Scholarship Award (Arts, Humanities &amp; Education) in 2015.</p> <p> Conducted by Claudio Gonzalez, professor of music, the symphony orchestra is the core ensemble program at Andrews University. In addition to their current series at the Howard Performing Arts Center, the orchestra travels within the Great Lakes region as well as internationally. Since 2006, the orchestra has performed in Italy, Austria, Germany, France, the Philippines and Costa Rica.<em> (by Hannah Gallant - IMC Student Writer)</em></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Symphony Orchestra</strong></p> <p> <strong>Director: Claudio Gonzalez</strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Symphony Orchestra is the core ensemble of the orchestral program at Andrews University. In addition to their current series at the Howard Performing Arts Center, the Symphony Orchestra travels within the Great Lakes region as well as internationally. Since 2006, the orchestra has performed in Italy, Austria, Germany, France, the Philippines and Costa Rica.</p> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:57:52 +0000 "Welcome Christmas" Concert http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46711 <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> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:56:44 +0000 Berrien Springs High School Men's Invitational http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47652 <p> Eugene Rogers from the University of Michigan will be conducting a joint men's ensemble from different high school choirs in the area.</p> <p> Recognized as a leading conductor, pedagogue, and lecturer, Eugene Rogers has appeared throughout the United States as well as in Africa, Canada, China, Singapore, England, Portugal, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Mexico, Spain, and Italy. Recently, Rogers conducted the University of Michigan Men's Glee Club in Salt Lake City, Utah at the National Convention of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).</p> <p> Rogers is currently associate director of choirs at U-M where he teaches undergraduate conducting, conducts the Men's Glee Club and the University Choir, and is the faculty director of the MPulse Vocal Arts Institute, a national high school summer program.</p> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:07:04 +0000 Andrews Academy Concerto Night http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47651 <p> .</p> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:04:55 +0000 Lake Michigan Youth Orchestra Winter Concert http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47569 <p> Featuring performances by the Concert Strings, Encore Strings and Youth Symphony.</p> <p> Highlights of the concert include Holst&rsquo;s &ldquo;Jupiter- Bringer of Jollity&rdquo; from &ldquo;The Planets&rdquo;, Symphonic Suite from the Lord of the Rings, &ldquo;The Fellowship of the Ring&rdquo;, and Wagner&rsquo;s &ldquo;March of the Meistersingers&rdquo;.</p> <p> The Lake Michigan Youth Orchestra is one of several educational programs of the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra. The Youth Orchestra provides an orchestral experience for talented young musicians in southwest Michigan. This outstanding musical experience is open to students between the 4th grade and college senior. The Lake Michigan Youth Orchestra is comprised of three ensembles; the most advanced being the strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion of the&nbsp;<strong>Youth Symphony</strong>,the intermediate level of&nbsp;<strong>Encore Strings</strong>, and the entry level of&nbsp;<strong>Concert Strings.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p> Director:<strong> Burke Lokey</strong></p> <div> Tickets available at the door, $5 adults, $3 students/seniors.</div> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"> &nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:05:31 +0000 Andrews University Symphony Orchestra http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/46708 <p> The Andrews University Symphony Orchestra will be performing music related to the 500 years of the Reformation.&nbsp; Symphony: Mathis der Maler is among the most famous orchestral works of German composer Paul Hindemith.&nbsp; Excerpts from Matthias the Painter will be sung by tenor, Charles Reid and baritone, Stephen Lancaster.&nbsp; The orchestra will close with Mendelssohn's 5th symphony, &quot;Reformation&quot;.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Symphony Orchestra</strong></p> <p> <strong>Director: Claudio Gonzalez</strong></p> <p> The Andrews University Symphony Orchestra is the core ensemble of the orchestral program at Andrews University. In addition to their current series at the Howard Performing Arts Center, the Symphony Orchestra travels within the Great Lakes region as well as internationally. Since 2006, the orchestra has performed in Italy, Austria, Germany, France, the Philippines and Costa Rica.</p> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:36:07 +0000