The 2015 convocation to dedicate the new academic year at Eastern Mennonite University began and ended yesterday [Sept. 2] with music: first the triumphal tones of the Lehman Auditorium organ played by John Fast, and then the sound of bluegrass music as new students processed into the sunny fall morning.
“I was on a low-level adrenalin rush the whole time during my cross-cultural,” said Tim Swartzendruber at the 20th anniversary reunion of his Eastern Mennonite University group that spent a semester in France and Ivory Coast. “It was learning at its highest level.”
Seventeen of the 28 in the group flew in from as far ...More
The Washington Brass Quintet joins the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir for a delightful evening of Christmas selections in a variety of styles.
Choirs, brass and organ
The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir is gearing up for their annual Christmas concerts featuring the Wash ...More
Senior Bebhinn Cecilia Egger will present a violin recital 1 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 28, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.
Ms. Egger will perform “Concerto Op. 7 No. l by Jean-Marie LeClair, “String Quartet No. 13 by Franz Schubert, “Conc ...More
The sound of 150 children’s voices and pipe organ will be heard 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, when the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir presents its annual Christmas concerts at Lehman Auditorium.
The Preparatory Choir, ages 8-11, the Treble Choir, ages 10-15, and the Concert Choir, ages 11-17, will present holiday and winter select ...More
More than a thousand EMU alumni and parents of students are expected to join in remembering the past and looking to the future at homecoming and family weekend Oct. 12-14, 2007.
EMU, founded in 1917, is celebrating its 90th anniversary year, and weekend activities will focus on the theme, "Celebrate the Vision."
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Brazilian music and culture will come center stage in two concerts presented by music department faculty and students at EMU.
Pianist and p ...More
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John Fast and Joan Griffing Photo by Jim Bishop
The Eastern Mennonite University department of music will present a faculty recital 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in Martin Chape ...More
The Eastern Mennonite University Chorale will present its spring concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 20, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.
The 21-member student choir, directed by Janet M. Hostetter, will perform Vivaldi’s "Gloria," accompanied by the EMU string quartet; John Fast, organist; April Miller, oboist; Jim Warner, trumpeter; and soloists Rebeca ...More