2019-20 Performing Arts Calendar

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.


Queen's Cartoonists, Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Tuck Everlasting

September

  • 21 – International Day of Peace concert featuring Bel Canto Singers and Hesston High Singers – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.

October

  • 18 – Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts: Donald Sinta Quartet – Memorial Hall, Bethel College, 7:30 p.m.
  • 23 to 27 – Fall play: The Curious Incident of the Dog in Night-Time – Black Box Theater, Keim Center

November

  • 7 – Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts: Lorelei Ensemble – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m.
  • 12 – Andover Organ Series: Pierre Queval – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.
  • 16 – Masterworks Concert – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.
  • 23 – Hesston College Keyboard Competition: A Festival of Baroque Music – Keim Center and Hesston Mennonite Church

December

  • 3 – Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts: The Swingles: Winter Tales – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m.
  • 7 – Performing Arts Christmas production: Still, Small Voice – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.

January

  • 29 – Hesston College Women’s Choral Festival – Keim Center

Goitse, Bel Canto Singers, Charlotte's Web

February

  • 7 – Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts: The Queen’s Cartoonists – Krehbiel Auditorium, Bethel College, 7:30 p.m.
  • 15 – Bel Canto Singers at Salem Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D., 7 p.m.
  • 16 – Bel Canto Singers at Salem-Zion Mennonite Church, Freeman, S.D., 10:30 a.m.
  • 23 – Hesston College-Bethel College Joint Concert – Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.

March

  • 4 to 8 – Spring musical: Tuck Everlasting – Black Box Theater, Keim Center
  • 9 – Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts: Goitse – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m.

All Hesston College events between March 12 and April 13 are canceled as part of the college’s response to COVID-19

  • 13 to 22 – Bel Canto Singers spring tour
    • 15 -Ridgeway Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va., 9:30 a.m.
    • 15 -Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, Va., 7 p.m., reception following concert
    • 16- Blossom Hill Mennonite Church, Lancaster, Pa., 7 p.m.
    • 17 -Dock Mennonite Academy, Lansdale, Pa., 6:30 p.m.
    • 18 -Berlin Mennonite Church, Berlin, Ohio, 7 p.m.
    • 19- Lockport Mennonite Church, Stryker, Ohio, 7 p.m., reception following concert
    • 20 -Greencroft Community Center, Goshen, Ind., 1 p.m.
    • 20 -College Mennonite Church, Goshen, Ind., 7 p.m., reception following concert
    • 22 -Mennonite Church of Normal, Normal, Ill., 9:30 a.m.
  • 24 – Bel Canto Singers home concert – Hesston Mennonite Church, 7 p.m.

April

  • 23 to 26 – Theatre production: Charlotte’s Web – Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
  • 25 – 1A State Music Festival hosted by Hesston College

May

  • 15 – International Chorale concert – Hesston Mennonite Church, 4 p.m.
  • 15 – Theatre Showcase – Black Box Theater, Keim Center, 7 p.m.
  • 19 to June 9 – International Chorale tour to Europe

International Chorale, Theatre Showcase, Theatre Camp