Hesston College performing arts to close year with music theatre showcase

Performing arts students in Hesston College’s Music Theatre Workshop will present a music theatre showcase at 7 p.m., Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, in the college’s Northlawn Studio [...]

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International Chorale to present bon voyage concert

The Hesston College International Chorale will present a bon voyage concert as a precursor to a three-week European tour at 4 p.m., Saturday, May 10, in the Hesston Mennonite Church [...]

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Concert Band to become Chamber Orchestra

Hesston College freshman Quinn Kathrineberg (Salina, Kan.) spends a significant amount of time each week with her viola. Between String Ensemble practices and performances, private lessons and her own practice [...]

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Final HBPA event to feature world-renowned South African choir

by Melanie Zuercher, Bethel College You’ve been hearing them this month on KMUW-FM’s “Global Village,” and now the Soweto Gospel Choir is coming to Bethel College. The final event in [...]

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Chorale to present hometown Lent concert

The Hesston College Chorale will present their tour concert with a Lent theme at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 20 at Hesston Mennonite Church on the Hesston College campus. The concert [...]

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HBPA to host guitar quartet sensation

The world-renowned and Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet will perform as part of the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts season lineup at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, on the Hesston College [...]

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World-class pianist to perform Hesston College concert

Pianist Avguste Antonov will present a concert of American music at 4 p.m.,  Sunday, Feb. 9, in the Hesston Mennonite Church Sanctuary on the Hesston College campus.  The concert will [...]

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Hesston College Bel Canto Singers to spend weekend in Nebraska

The Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will perform the program “Meditations and Illuminations” at several locations in Nebraska during a weekend tour. All performances are free and open to the [...]

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Hesston College to partner with community organization for Music of Four Loves

Hesston College and Bluestem Communities, the local retirement community, will partner to offer a special Valentine’s Day treat for the local community. The neighboring organizations will present “Music of Four [...]

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Broadway star to make HBPA appearance

by Melanie Zuercher, Bethel College A hometown girl, whose home is now New York City, will take the stage at Bethel College for the third event in the Hesston-Bethel Performing [...]

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Wichita Chamber Chorale to present special HBPA Christmas concert

A local mainstay and the region’s premiere choral ensemble, Wichita (Kan.) Chamber Chorale, will perform its annual Christmas program as part of the Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts season lineup at 7:30 [...]

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Hesston College presents Christmas-themed opera

Hesston College will present the Christmas-themed one-act opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” for two performances during the college’s Thanksgiving Weekend celebration. The opera will be in the Hesston Mennonite [...]

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Hesston College student takes first place at vocal competition

Hesston College voice students had a successful weekend at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Vocal Competition at Emporia (Kan.) State University Nov. 1 to 2. Eleven students [...]

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A sister school partnership

A combined choir of Hesston College’s Bel Canto Singers and Chorale and Bluffton (Ohio) University’s Gospel Choir perform under the direction of Bluffton’s Dr. Crystal Sellers Battle during “A Celebration [...]

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Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts season offers eclectic lineup

The 2013-14 Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts season will again feature five varied and exciting musical performances from around the world at Hesston College and Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) venues. “This [...]

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