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EMU Chamber Singers to Explore ‘Jesus’ Questions

A line from American poet Mary Oliver (b. 1935) provides the framework for the Chamber Singers of Eastern Mennonite University for its upcoming tour during the school’s mid-semester break. In her piece, “One Summer Day” (1992), Oliver asks, “Tell me what it is you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” The 34-voice select choir of EMU students wil ...More

EMU Festival Offers Bach – and All that Jazz

Prolific German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) scarcely had time to catch his breath. No sooner did he compose a cantata for the Sunday worship service at the St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Leipzig where he was ca ...More

Bach to Bach Hits at EMU

Kenneth J. Nafziger conducts the Bach Festival orchestra, chorus and soloists Lesley Andrew, Heidi Kurtz, Kenneth Gayle and Daniel Lichti in performing Bee ...More

How Can EMU Choir Keep from Singing?

EMU Chamber Singers Photo by Jim Bishop The Chamber Singers, a select student choir at EMU, will present a program of worship in music 7 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 23, at Park Vi ...More

Chamber Singers To Embark on Brief Tour

Chamber Singers Photo by Jim Bishop The Chamber Singers, a select student choir at Eastern Mennonite University, will present program of worship in music at four locations on a weekend tour. They will sing 11 a.m. ...More

Music Festival Celebrates Bach and other ‘Bs’

Kenneth J. Nafziger conducts the Bach Festival orchestra, chorus and soloists Lesley Andrew, Heidi Kurtz, Kenneth Gayle and Daniel Lichti in performing Beethoven’s "Symphony No. 9 in D Minor" the evening of June 18 to a full house in EMU’s Le ...More

Catholic-Mennonite Conference Comes to Campus

Mennonites and Catholics from across the United States and Canada will gather at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va., this July to continue their ground-breaking grassroots ecumenical dialogue. Called &# ...More

EMU Choir to Sing Locally

Chamber SingersPhoto by Jim Bishop The Chamber Singers, a select student choir at Eastern Mennonite University, will give a program of worship in music 7 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 17, at Park View Mennonite Church, 1600 College Ave., Harrisonburg. ...More

‘Return, Remember, Reconnect’ at Homecoming

Reconnect for a class photo during Homecoming! The second weekend in October each year, scores of former students arrive on campus to reconnect with friends and classmates. More than a thousand alumni and parents of students are expected to continue that ...More

Festival Goes Bach to Basics

The Bach Festival choir, orchestra and featured soloists combined their talents in performing Mozart’s introspective “Requiem in D Minor” under the direction of Kenneth Nafziger, professor of music at E ...More