Andrews University Agenda News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2016, Andrews University Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:16:00 -0000 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:16:00 -0000 Homecoming 2016 Gala Concert <p> <strong>Homecoming 2016 Gala Concert featuring Andrews University's Wind Symphony, Chorale, and Singers</strong></p> <p> The annual Gala Concert for the 2016 Homecoming Weekend features the Andrews University Wind Symphony under the direction of Alan Mitchell, and the Andrews University Singers and Chorale under the direction of Stephen Zork. The one hour and ten minute program will take place in the Howard Performing Arts Center beginning at 8:00 p.m. October 1, 2016.</p> <p> The musical entertainment from the wind and vocal areas will include a wide range of moods from the festive to the reflective. Presentations from the Wind Symphony include <em>Gavorkna Fanfare</em> by Jack Stamp, <em>Concerto in Bb for Two Trumpets</em> by Antonio Vivaldi &ndash; featuring trumpet soloists Charles Steck &amp; Jay Crouch, <em>Serenity</em> by Ola Gjeilo, and <em>Fugue on Yankee Doodle</em> by John Philip Sousa and arranged by Brion Schissel.</p> <p> The choral offerings will include <em>When I Hear Music</em> by Michael Martin, <em>America </em>from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, <em>How Can I Keep From Singing</em> arranged by Z. Randall Stroope, and <em>Africa</em> &ndash; the 1983 hit by TOTO arranged by Philip Lawson. The final number will be John Rutter&rsquo;s arrangement of <em>When the Saints Go Marching In</em> &ndash; featuring Alan Mitchell on the trombone and clarinetist Gabe Halsey. Admission is free, and co-curricular credit is available.</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:27:10 +0000 Fall GROW Groups are Here! <p> GROW Groups are here again!! Why not take&nbsp;the opportunity to&nbsp;invite others to join you as you connect with each&nbsp;other and with God in a safe and fun environment. There is a GROW group for everyone! If&nbsp;not, consider leading one for Spring 2017. If&nbsp;you find a group&nbsp;that captures your attention, we encourage you to sign up and join via a one step&nbsp;online registration. You can find a great&nbsp;list of available&nbsp;GROW groups at the following link: <a href=""></a></p> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:49:36 +0000 Students Searching for a Sabbath School Community? <p> <span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">What if&nbsp;God allowed Himself be psychoanalyzed by humanity?&nbsp;</span><font size="2" style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">From the &quot;couch,&quot; what kind of&nbsp;confessions would we hear from God?&nbsp; What would&nbsp;we learn about Him? And about&nbsp;ourselves? Come find out as we open together the most emotionally rich books of the Bible. For an update or to download a study sheet, find us at Unbiased, Open-Minded, and Interactive. </span></font><b style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);"><font size="2">Conversations begin in the PMC Board Room </font></b><b style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);"><font size="2">every Saturday at 10:30AM. </font></b></p> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:48:10 +0000 50 Years of Honors Sabbath Reception <h1 style="margin: 0px; font-size: 7px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;"> &nbsp;</h1> <p> Please join the J. N. Andrews Honors Program family to celebrate</p> <p> a historic milestone. &nbsp;The J. N. Andrews Honors Program at Andrews University remains the oldest and</p> <p> largest honors program in the Adventist educational system.&nbsp;</p> <p> Established in the 1966-67 school year by music professor, Dr. Paul E.</p> <p> Hamel, and pioneered by the inimitable Dr. Merlene A. Ogden, the Honors</p> <p> Program at Andrews has inspired thousands of students to strive for</p> <p> academic excellence, spiritual discernment and social engagement.</p> <p> Continuing in the long tradition of Honors hospitality, please plan on</p> <p> stopping by the Honors office to enjoy savory and sweet delicacies and</p> <p> share lively conversation with other Honors Scholars past and present.</p> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:31:33 +0000 Sunday Music Series...SMSO <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra: Virtuoso Showcase</strong></p> <p> <strong>Slavonic Dances Op. 46 1 &ndash; 4, </strong><em>Dvo&rcaron;&aacute;k</em><br /> <strong>Trumpet Concerto in A-flat Major,</strong><em>Arutunian</em><br /> <strong>Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, </strong><em>Liszt</em><br /> <strong>Flight of the Green Hornet</strong>, <em>Al Hirt, arr. Sibaja</em><br /> <strong>Dances of Galanta,</strong><em>Kod&aacute;ly</em></p> <p> <em>Guest Artist:&nbsp; Jose Sibaja,<em> Trumpet</em></em></p> <p> <em>Virtuosity is the order of the day in this concert of stunning showpieces from Eastern Europe.&nbsp; Acclaimed trumpet soloist Jose Sibaja -- familiar to audiences from his appearances on The Tonight Show, Conan O'Brien and Saturday Night Live, as well as countless performances as lead trumpet with Boston Brass -- will join SMSO in Arutunian's dazzling Trumpet Concerto.</em></p> <p> <em>Tickets are available at the SMSO office or online at</em></p> <p> <br /> &nbsp;</p> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000 SAT Test Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:00:00 +0000 Howard Center Presents...WindSync-Fischoff Winner <p> Hailed by the Houston Chronicle as &ldquo;revolutionary chamber musicians,&rdquo; Windsync is North America&rsquo;s foremost emerging wind quintet. The ensemble is internationally recognized for dramatic and engaging interpretations of classical music. The young, adventurous group plays exclusively from memory, including elements of staging and choreography, and focuses on building a connection with audiences through dynamic concert programming and charismatic stage presence.&nbsp; They will be performing arrangements of:</p> <p> Scherzo from &quot;A Midsummer Night's Dream&quot; by Felix Mendelssohn</p> <p> Selections from &quot;Romeo and Juliete Suite No. 2&quot;, Op. 64 by Sergei Prokofiev</p> <p> Suite from &quot;Pulcinella&quot; by Igor Stravinsky</p> <p> &quot;Bolero&quot; by Maurice Ravel</p> <p> &quot;Exit Music (For a Film)&quot; by Radiohead</p> <p> Selections from &quot;West Side Story&quot; by Leonard Bernstein</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <h5> <em>General Admission $15</em></h5> <h5> <em>AU Students &amp; Seniors $5, Faculty/Staff $10 </em></h5> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:39:03 +0000 Pioneer @ Worship Two <p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: AkkuratRegular, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;"> <em style="box-sizing: border-box;">Dwight K. Nelson (MDiv &rsquo;76, DMin &rsquo;86)</em></p> <p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: AkkuratRegular, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;"> <span style="box-sizing: border-box; font-family: AkkuratBold;">Sermon:</span>&nbsp;#RxF4Now&mdash;The Regrets of Oscar Wilde<br style="box-sizing: border-box;" /> Scripture: John 15:4&ndash;5&nbsp;</p> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:45:00 +0000