2021-22 Performing Arts Calendar

All calendar events subject to change due to COVID restrictions. In addition to the annually planned tours and concert events listed here, Hesston College ensembles perform in local churches and other venues throughout the year. All such events and occasional tour details are included on the campus calendar.


September

  • 29 – TheatreFest – Keim Center
  • 30 to Oct. 1 – Fall play: The Game’s Afoot – Black Box Theater, Keim Center

October

  • 1 – Performing Arts Auditions
  • 24 – Bel Canto Singers Fall Concert – Hesston Mennonite Church, 2 p.m.
  • 31 – Sunflower Performing Arts: Sunflower Soirée – Hesston Mennonite Church, 3 p.m.

November

  • 12 – Performing Arts Auditions
  • 13 – Masterworks Concert – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.
  • 20 – Hesston College Keyboard Festival – Keim Center and Hesston Mennonite Church

December

  • 4 – Christmas Performance – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.
  • 7 – Sunflower Performing Arts: Canadian Brass – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m.

January

  • 26 – Hesston College Women’s Choral Festival – Keim Center
  • 28 – Sunflower Performing Arts: Mad River Theatre Works presents Freedom Riders – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m.

February

  • 13 – Sophomore violinist Takuto Kametsu performs with Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony Orchestra – Shari Fleming Center for the Arts, Tabor College, 3 p.m.
  • 22 – Sunflower Performing Arts: VOCES8 – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m.

March

  • 2 to 6 – Spring musical: James and the Giant Peach – Black Box Theater, Keim Center
  • 4 – Performing Arts Auditions
  • 11 to 20 – Bel Canto Singers spring tour – locations to be announced
  • 22 – Bel Canto Singers home concert – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.
  • 25 – Performing Arts Auditions
  • 27 – Sunflower Performing Arts: Kevin Vaughn, organ; Stephen Lancaster, baritone – Hesston Mennonite Church, 3 p.m.

April

  • 27 to May 1 – Theatre for Young Audiences: The House at Pooh Corner – Black Box Theater, Keim Center
  • 30 – Kansas 1A State Music Festival – Hesston College campus

May

  • 13 – International Chorale Bon Voyage Concert – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.
  • 14 – Theatre Showcase – Black Box Theater, Keim Center, 1 p.m.
  • 17 to June 7 – International Chorale tour – locations in Europe to be determined