Archives - 2014 News
Taylor University Professor Emeritus of Music Dr. Richard Parker went to be with the Lord at 10:40 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. He was 69.
Following three launch delays, the Taylor University nanosatellite was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Good Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Taylor University’s 2014 Youth Conference begins Friday, April 11, and will continue through Sunday, April 13. Hundreds of high school students and youth leaders from throughout the Midwest are expected for a full schedule of worship services, small groups, games, a service project, and a concert with Christian rapper Derek Minor.
Noted author, speaker and religious freedom advocate Dr. Chris Seiple will be the featured guest for the Religious Freedom and Interfaith Collaboration, which will be held at Taylor University, April 15, at 7:00 p.m., in Ayres Courtroom 215.
Under the direction of Dr. JoAnn Rediger, the Taylor Sounds completed a week-long trip to Europe which included Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna, Austria; and Budapest, Hungary. The ensemble will present their tour concert at TU on Tuesday, April 15, at 7:30 pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall of the Smith-Hermanson Music Center.
The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present La Fiesta - a free concert celebrating Spanish, Mexican, and Israeli band music on Wednesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m., in Rediger Chapel/Auditorium.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Dr. Marilynne Robinson will be the featured speaker for this week’s Staley Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program at Taylor University.
Taylor University Opera Theatre presents a contemporary staging of Henry Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas on April 11 & 12 at 8pm in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall in the Smith-Hermanson Music Building. Tickets are $10, and can be reserved at the music office or bought at the door.
Workshops, screenings and an awards presentation highlighted Taylor's best-ever Envision Film Festival.
Dr. JoAnn Rediger, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Ensembles at Taylor University, will serve as the invited conductor of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) Honor Choir, during the ACSI’s ninth annual gathering from March 20-23, in Prague, the Czech Republic.