Taylor University's Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance will conclude the Fall 2017 semester with a series of Christmas-themed concerts and recitals. The public is invited and there is no admission charge.
The Taylor University Jazz Ensemble will present A Tribute to the Beatles, an evening of Beatles music arranged for big band, on Tuesday, November 14, at 7:30 pm. in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium.
Taylor Theatre presents Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, translated by Anthony Burgess, on November 10-11 and 17-18 at 7:30 pm, and November 12 and 19 at 2:00 pm, in Taylor University’s Mitchell Theatre. Purchase tickets through Taylor University Theatre’s website, Facebook and Twitter pages, or contact the box office at 765-998-5289 or email@example.com.
Taylor University music student Clara Loisch received Honorable Mention in the state round of the Young Artist Performance Woodwind category of the 2017 Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) competition held at Ball State University.
The Taylor University Wind Ensemble will present Music of the Spheres on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Rediger Chapel Auditorium located in the LaRita Boren Campus Center. The one-hour concert is free, and the community is invited to attend.
The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will present Musical Postcards with guest artists Steve Amerson, tenor, and Hasun Yoo, violin. The concert is scheduled for 7:30 pm, Friday, October 20, in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium and is presented in connection with the inauguration of Paul Lowell Haines, EdD, JD, as Taylor University's president.
Taylor University’s Theatre program will present its first ever dance production, Moments, a journey through dance, October 6 at 9:00 pm and October 7 at 1:30 pm in Taylor’s Mitchell Theatre.
The Taylor University Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will present a Sacred Recital by adjunct voice professor Dr. Kathryn Brewer and pianist Mr. Schulyer Brinson on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 pm. The recital will be held in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall, Smith-Hermanson Recital Hall at Taylor University.
The 2017-18 Theatre season at Taylor University will kick off with satire Clybourne Park, the Jason Francis Memorial Scholarship Show, which begins at the end of September. Clybourne Park is a satire about the politics of race. In response to Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, playwright Bruce Norris set it up as a pair of scenes that bookend Hansberry’s piece. The play will be presented at 8:00 pm, Sept. 29 and 30, and at 2:00 pm, Oct. 1.
Faculty from the Taylor University Department of Music will present a Music Faculty Showcase on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 7:00 p.m. The program will be held in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at the Smith-Hermanson Music Center on the Taylor campus. There is no admission charge and the campus and local community is invited.