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Preparatory music program offers traditional and Suzuki lessons

The Shenandoah Valley Preparatory Music Program at Eastern Mennonite University will begin music lessons for individuals hoping to learn a new instrument, or improve skills, starting Jan. 13. A given lesson will range from 30 minutes to an hour in length, once a week, at a time that best suits the individual’s schedule. In ...More

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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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Helen Jean Smith Print Sales Support SVCC

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) is selling canvas prints and note cards featuring “Chorister Frolic,” a painting done by local artist Helen Jean Smith, to raise support for the program, now in its 21st year. “Smith has painted so many of our beautiful landmarks and homes, our rural pastimes ...More

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Children’s Choir to Sing Praises to “A Child of God”

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) celebrates the Christmas season and “A Child of God” on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 5 p.m., in Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Lehman Auditorium. “The concert theme, A Child of God, was inspired by one of my first meetings with the staff of the SVCC,” sai ...More

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Youth Symphony Presents Annual Fall Concert

The 38-member Shenandoah Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra, part of the preparatory music program at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), will present its fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in EMU’s Lehman Auditorium. The symphony will perform van Suppe’s ...More

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Musical Forces Combine in Annual Gala Concert

The annual celebration of the winter holiday season happens on Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., as the EMU music program presents its annual gala concert in Lehman Auditorium. For EMU students, the chance to perform in front of their peers and professors is something they “cherish.” ...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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Make a Splash With the Arts

At EMU, a Christian university like no other, students are learning to use art for social transformation, service within their community, to deepen their faith, and more. Theater As a theater student, you’ll act, direct and design productions, exploring your gifts and getting hands-on experience while ...More

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Accomplished Musicians Headline Spring Concert

The melodic harmony of the Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings Ensemble will fill Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Lehman Auditorium on Sunday, Mar. 25, at 7 p.m. The spring con ...More

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Celebrated Musicians to Perform at EMU

An accomplished duo will blend their talents and musical instruments in a resonating performance in Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Martin Chapel during the next faculty artist series, Saturday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. ...More