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Annual gala concert ushers in winter season

The Eastern Mennonite University music department will be celebrating the start of the winter season by holding the annual gala concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 inside Lehman Auditorium at EMU. The hour-and-a-half-long show will feature a wide variety of music, showcasing the diverse talents of EMU’s music department, including the ...More

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Goertzen is EMU’s Featured Student-Athlete

Name: Jessica Goertzen Year: Junior Sport: Women’s Volleyball Hometown/High School: Goessel, KS/Goessel Specs: ODAC All-Academic Team (2010-11), ODAC All-Academic Team (2011-12).  Playe ...More

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EMU Wraps Up Athletic Year With Honors Banquet

Eastern Mennonite University held its Athletic Honors Banquet on April 17 in a time of reflecting upon and honoring the journeys of the Royals’ student-athletes.  Seniors Andy Richter (Perkasie, PA/Christopher Dock) and Marla Young (Fishersville, VA/Wilson Memorial) won the President’s Awards, the highest athletic award given out by EMU. ...More

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From Mozart to U2 with the EMU Chamber Singers

Marking the season of Lent, the Chamber Singers of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) will be singing a concert that draws from Mozart to U2 during their Feb. 24-26 tour. Conductor Kenneth J. Nafziger said prayers and readings from the Psalms will be woven throughout the concert. “There are very direct biblical psalms with parallels to popular music that explore a common spi ...More

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Music, Theater Combine in Christmas Chapel

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) music and theater departments will ring in the Christmas season with a university chapel centered around “Mary’s Child,” Monday, Dec. 12, at 4:30 p.m., in Lehman Auditorium. “We offer this chapel as a gift to the campus and greater community as an expression of the faithfulness and transforming love of God,” said Brian ...More

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EMU Choir Offers Breath of Spring Aire

The Eastern Mennonite University Chamber Singers, a select student choir, will present its spring concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 17, at Park View Mennonite Church, N. College Ave., Harrisonburg. The 34-voice choir, directed by Dr. Kenneth Nafziger, professor of music, will sing music from their spring break tour through the Midwest along with “Misa Criolla” a setting of the mass ...More

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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 Chamber Singers ‘Remember Forward’

The 2009-10 EMU Chamber Singers The EMU Chamber Singers will welcome the Advent-Christmas season with a concert on the theme, “Remember Forward,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. The 33-memb ...More

Musical ‘Gala’ Concert Set for Saturday, Nov. 21

There’s something to suit just about every musical taste in a fall musical ‘gala’ coming up at EMU. The EMU Chamber Singers and Chamber Orchestra will share their musical gifts as part of this fall’s musical ‘gala. ...More

Chamber Singers to Participate in ‘EvenSong’ Service

The EMU Chamber Singers will participate in a Choral EvenSong 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 660 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg. EMU Chamber Singers during the November Music Gala celebratory concert that in ...More