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Hailey Bair Master Recital

Hailey Bair Master Recital

Calvary University invites you to the Master Recital of Hailey Bair on Monday, April 9, 2018, at 7:00 pm.  Hailey’s recital will be performed at Schmitt Music, Rosana Square, 7316 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS.  Enjoy an evening of beautiful vocal music as Hailey performs a variety of musical selections.

Hailey Bair, mezzo-soprano, is a recent graduate of the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music.  She is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Vocal Performance at Calvary University.  She has studied under the tutelage of Un Chong Christopher for the past six years.  A Springfield, MO native, her studies began early with 15 years of piano lessons, and 9 years of voice under Missy Palen.  Hailey made her opera debut in Cosi fan Tutte through UMKC Opera as well as sang numerous oratorio roles, including the messenger in Judas Maccabaeus and the Queen in Elijah. Other stage roles include Catherine in Proof, as well as selections from Spoon River Anthology, both through UMKC Theatre.  Hailey has been the soprano section leader of KC Women’s Chorus, soprano section leader at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, and is currently the alto section leader at Unity Temple on the Plaza, where she does various solo work.  She debuted at Starlight Theatre as a nun in The Sound of Music, as well as performed backup vocals with The Rolling Stones and Barry Manilow.  She has sung internationally, touring major cities of Italy with a voice troupe.  Outside of performing, she teaches voice to students of varying ages and levels.  Hailey currently resides in Kansas City with her golden retriever, Zoey.

Emily Wirth Senior Recital

Emily Wirth Senior Recital

Calvary University invites you to the Senior Recital of Emily Wirth on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at 3:00 pm.  Performed in Calvary’s own Liberty Chapel, you will enjoy an afternoon of beautiful vocal music as Emily performs a variety of musical selections.

    Emily currently resides in Grandview, Missouri, with her husband, Stephen, and son, Grayson. She is majoring in Music Performance and Pedagogy–Vocal and is eagerly anticipating graduation in May 2018. Emily enjoys singing, playing the piano, and writing music. She plans to put these skills to use professionally by teaching voice and piano lessons, performing, and composing music.

            During her time at Calvary, Emily has enjoyed many semesters in the Calvary Chorale. She also participated in the small music ensemble His Song and spent three summers touring with Calvary’s traveling ensemble Evidence.

            Emily currently works as a receptionist at a local retirement home. When she is not working or studying, Emily enjoys spending time with her family, cleaning, organizing, decorating, baking, and dancing.

Calvary University hosts Grace University Chorale

Calvary University hosts Grace University Chorale

Calvary University will host the Grace University Chorale at their chapel service on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.  We are excited to welcome the GU Chorale for their final tour before Grace University closes after their Commencement ceremony in May.

The Grace Chorale and Chamber Singers from Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska, will sing in chapel at Calvary University, Kansas City, MO, on Wednesday, March 28, at 11:00 AM.  The Chorale, a long-standing tradition at Grace, is a 33 member auditioned choir under the direction of Dr. Greg Zielke.  The Chamber Singers are a select group of musicians from within the Chorale.  These groups strive for choral excellence and ministry through music while exploring the vast scope of sacred choral literature.

Calvary invites you to join us at this chapel service to experience the wonderful music from Grace University!

Bethany Franklin Master Recital

Bethany Franklin Master Recital

Calvary University Graduate Student, Bethany Franklin, invites you to attend her Master Recital on Sunday, December 17, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at Calvary University’s Liberty Chapel, 15790 Elmwood Ave, Kansas City, MO 64147.  This is a FREE recital.
Bethany Franklin is a Graduate Student at Calvary pursuing her Master’s of Music degree. She graduated from Calvary University with a degree in Advanced Biblical Studies in 2015. Prior to attending Calvary, she graduated from Cornerstone Bible Institute in 2013 with a diploma in Bible and Theology and an emphasis in Counseling.  She has been playing piano for nineteen years and currently, Bethany is employed by the Liberty Public School System and is accompanying choirs of middle school singers!  She also accompanies for the William Baker Festival Singers, a local Kansas City Choir.
Each Graduate Student needs to perform a final recital as part of their degree requirements; however, even though it is required, it is one of the more fun things Music Graduates get to do for their degree process.  Come hear Bethany as she plays various selections of classical music.  Mezzo-soprano Un Chong Christopher will be joining her later in the recital to perform German, French, and English art songs. These selections will delight and entertain you, as well as, give insight to the hard work and talent of the music program here at Calvary University.
 
Calvary University Presents “The Sounds of Christmas”

Calvary University Presents “The Sounds of Christmas”

Calvary University presents “The Sounds of Christmas!”   Let us be the first stop in your celebration of the season on Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm for an evening of Christmas Music featuring the Calvary University Music Department.  This concert will feature the Calvary Chorale, our Orchestra, Men’s Chorus and a host of student performers singing and playing some of your favorite Christmas songs, along with some beautiful new music that is sure to help you and your family celebrate the Christmas Season.

Make plans now to attend this event on Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm in Liberty Chapel, 15790 Elmwood Ave, Kansas City, MO.  Ticket cost – $10 for Adults, and $7 for Students & Seniors (65 and over), Children 4 and under are FREE.  Tickets on sale here by clicking the link below or on campus at the switchboard in Madison Hall. Seating is limited so purchase your tickets now!

**ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED.  TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.**