Archives - 2016 News
Guitarist Stephen Brew will present a guest recital on the Taylor University campus on Monday, March 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor's Smith-Hermanson Music Center.
Dr. Wellington Yu Chiu, Chairman of Taylor University’s Board of Trustees and a 1974 Taylor alumnus, died this morning after a sudden illness. Dr. Chiu was 63.
Taylor University music professors Dr. Chris Bade (clarinet) and Dr. Dana Collins (composer) will present CB DC on Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at the Smith-Hermanson Music Center. The program features four works for clarinet by living composers, including the premiere of Dana Collins’ piece, A Little Help from My Friends.
The Envision Film Festival welcomes guests from the worlds of feature film cinematography, documentary filmmaking, and film/TV acting.
The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra will feature the Chamber Winds and guest artist Dr. Leon Harshenin in its fourth concert of the 2015-16 season, scheduled Saturday, March 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor University.
During the month of February, artist and graphic designer Ben DuVall will be Taylor University's artist-in-residence. Ben's closing performance and reception will be Thursday, February 25, at 6 p.m. in the Metcalf Gallery.
The Taylor University Theatre Department's production of Rabbit Hole begins Friday in Mitchell Theatre. As improbably funny as it is heartbreaking, this story of a family in crisis won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Becca and Howie had the perfect life – a great marriage, a beautiful house, and a lovely son. But after a tragic accident, the couple faces the challenges of surviving great loss and making a life with the family that remains.
Taylor alumnus and pastor Dr. Ron Johnson, Jr., will be the featured speaker for next week’s Spring Spiritual Renewal services in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. He will speak Monday and Wednesday during the 10:00 a.m. chapel hour, and also at 7:30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday. Johnson’s theme is Jesus, The Preeminent One from Colossians 1:16-18.
Award-winning ESPN NBA reporter Chris Broussard, author Lisa Graham McMinn, and Taylor alumnus, pastor and author J.R. Briggs are among the 13 featured speakers scheduled to appear at Taylor University’s National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC), February 26 and 27.
Kathy Nimmer, the 2015 Indiana State Teacher of the Year, will speak at Taylor University Thursday, February 11, at 7:00 p.m., in the Butz Carruth Recital Hall, Smith-Hermanson Music Center. This event is sponsored by Taylor University’s Kappa Delta Pi chapter and is open to the public.