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Joyful Tunes of Spring

Joyful Tunes of Spring

Calvary University’s Music Department presents “Joyful Tunes of Spring” on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Blue River Bible Church, 15608 Fairchild Dr., Kansas City, MO.  A variety of performers both vocal and instrumental, including the newly formed “lux voces”, Calvary Chorale, Music Students, Faculty and Staff.  Music selections range from Classical to Musical Theater to Contemporary both secular and sacred will be performed.  This is a FREE Concert.

Calvary University Chorale Tour

Calvary University Chorale Tour

Annual Spring Break Chorale Tour Slated for March 19-27

The Calvary University Chorale will be traveling over Spring Break in March for their annual Chorale Tour.   They will leave Calvary on Monday, March 18 and return on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  The Chorale consists of 20 members under the direction of Jeremy Schell on tour.  Dr. Haekyung An also directs Chorale classes at CU to prepare the students for tour.  This year they will travel west to Colorado to perform in a variety of venues, including Churches, Christian schools and a concert in the park.  Along with sharing what Calvary has to offer to upcoming students, our purpose of this year’s tour, is to inform those in the local area about Calvary University’s Innovation Center in Fort Morgan, Colorado.  The Chorale will be singing at the Bandstand in the Park in Fort Morgan for the community to come and hear the wonderful music and testimonies and to get a taste of what the Innovation Center has to offer.  We are grateful for all the Churches and families that are willing to host our students each year for their tour and look forward to hearing how God moves in the lives of our students and those they minister to along the way.

See the tour schedule below and if you live or are visiting the area stop in and hear the Chorale perform.

CHORALE TOUR 2019

DATE CHURCH/SCHOOL ADDRESS
Mon, 3/18/19 Morningside Community Church 100 N Apache Dr
 7:00 p.m.  620-846-2342 Montezuma, KS
Tues, 3/19/19 Falcon Baptist Church 11095 Eggar Drive
 6:30 p.m. 719-495-3859  Falcon, CO
Wed, 3/20/19 Mile High Academy  1733 Dad Clark Drive
 9:20 a.m.  303-744-1069 Littleton, CO
Wed, 3/20/19 New Life Bible Church 2320 S Prairie Ave
 6:30 p.m.  719-583-8393 Pueblo, CO
Thurs, 3/21/19 Denver Christian School 3893 S, Teller St.
 1:15 p.m. 303-733-2421 Lakewood, CO
Thurs, 3/21/19 FREE EVENING
Fri, AM, 3/22/19 Riverview Christian School 300 Deuel Street
 10:30 a.m. 720-767-9399 Fort Morgan, CO
Fri, PM, 3/22/19 Berean Bible Church 211 West Beaver
 7:00 p.m. 910-380-6867 Fort Morgan, CO
Sat, 3/23/19 FREE DAY Sightseeing Day 
Sun, AM, 3/24/19 Snyder Bible Church 22622 Fisher Ave
 11:00 a.m.  970-842-2040 Snyder, CO
Sun, PM, 3/24/19 Southern Gables Church 4001 S. Wadsworth Blvd
 6:30 p.m. 303-986-1527 Littleton, CO
Mon, 3/25/19 Gandy Community Bible Church 304 Gandy 4th St 
7:00 p.m.   308-636-6033 Stapleton, NE
Tues, 3/26/19 Rose Hill Bible Church 1410 North Main
 7:00 p.m. 316-776-2272 Rose Hill, KS

 

Music Department Remembers Alumna

Music Department Remembers Alumna

Reed Music Room

Miss Dorothy Reed attended Kansas City Bible College in 1947. Now in the presence of the Lord (read obituary here), she leaves a legacy to Calvary through the Reed Music Room. The room is being dedicated to her memory this month in the East Education Hall at Calvary University.

Her friends report that Dorothy was not one to call attention to herself, but had a wonderful life of service and accomplishment. She was a charter member of Village Bible Church in Salina, Kansas, and sang in the Bethany Messiah Oratorio Society for 45 years. Friends reported her beautiful voice was broadcast many times on a radio program and even at Carnegie Hall.

Naming a music room after her is a fitting tribute to her memory. Dorothy donated blood to the Red Cross and volunteered at the Salina Senior Center until she moved to Plainville, KS. Dorothy is survived by her lifelong friend, Elsie Richmond of Plainville, KS, and many nieces and nephews.

Anyone wishing to participate in CU’s memorial program should contact the Advancement Department for details.

Auction Postponed with Many Events on the Horizon

Auction Postponed with Many Events on the Horizon

Weekly Portraits of Calvary Life

Due to the forecast of more winter weather, the Feast & Fund Auction has been postponed until March 29.  We hope our supporters will be able to change their plans or make new plans to attend on this date.  Click here to sign up.

March is a very busy month for Calvary.  The Theatre Department will be presenting Newsies seven times over the next two weekends.  Click here to purchase tickets.  We also have Calvary Days, our campus preview event, coming up next weekend.  Click here for more information.

In the midst of all this activity, Cycle 4 will be ending, and a new cycle will be beginning.  Shortly after that is Spring Break which coincides with the Chorale Tour.  Click here to see the Chorale’s schedule which includes stops in Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska.

The end of March brings the new auction date and a recital by senior Cherrish Palmer.  Would you pray that the weather has no further impact on any of these events?  We thank the Lord for each of the students, faculty, and staff who make these events happen.  Would you pray for health and energy to abound?  Finally, we hope you’ll consider attending one or more of the upcoming events!

Sara Klaassen

Alumni Relations Coordinator

Upcoming Calvary Events

Calvary Days                                March 7-9

Newsies performances               March 7-10, 15-17

End of Cycle 4                              March 8

Start of Cycle 5                            March 11

Chorale Tour                                March 18-26

Feast & Fund Auction                 March 29

Cherrish Palmer’s Senior Recital        March 29

“Music of Germany”

“Music of Germany”

Calvary Music Faculty and Special Guest Artist, Keum Hwa Cha

February 23, 3 p.m.

Calvary University’s Music Department presents “Music of Germany” featuring a variety of music by beloved German composers on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Blue River Bible Church, 15608 Fairchild Dr, Kansas City, MO 64147.  This is a FREE concert.  Enjoy selections by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms and R. Strauss both vocal and instrumental selections as performed by our Music Department Faculty and a Special Guest Artist.

GUEST ARTIST

Keum Hwa Cha, Violin

Dr. Keum Hwa Cha is a violinist and violist who has given numerous concerts as a soloist, chamber musician and concertmaster in the United States and in South Korea.

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Dr. Haekyung An

Soprano

M.Mus., M.Mus., D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music, Calvary University

Un Chong Christopher

Piano and Mezzo-soprano

M.Mus., Associate Professor of Music, Head of Piano, Calvary University

Students and Faculty Perform at Christmas Concert

Students and Faculty Perform at Christmas Concert

Weekly Portraits of Calvary Life

On Friday, December 7, the Calvary Music Department presented “An Old Time Family Christmas” concert.  Faculty members, Dr. Haekyung An and Un Chong Christopher, started the program by singing “He Shall Feed His Flock” and “Come Unto Him” from Handel’s Messiah.  Kristin Thurlby played her oboe as a guest artist, and several students played instrumental pieces as well.  A few students performed solos, and lux voces, the new traveling music team, was also part of the program.  The Chorale sang Candle Light Carol, Gesu Bambino, and Joy to the World.  The Calvary Chamber Singers performed three songs on their own and then joined the Chorale and audience to close the concert with Christmas carols.  The performance took place at Blue River Bible Church and was enjoyed by a large crowd.

Sara Klaassen

Alumni Relations Coordinator

Upcoming Calvary Events

End of Cycle 3            Dec. 14

J-Term                         Jan. 7-11

Start of Cycle 4          Jan. 14

Upcoming Men’s Basketball Games

December 14, 7:00 p.m. vs. Ecclesia at Springdale, AR

December 17, 4:00 p.m. vs. Oklahoma Wesleyan at Bartlesville, OK

Upcoming Women’s Basketball Games

January 5, 2:00 p.m. vs. Ecclesia at Home

January 11, 5:00 p.m. vs. Champion Christian at Home

Upcoming lux voces Performances

January 27, 10:45 a.m. at Abiding Faith Baptist Church & Mission in Kansas City, MO