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Clarinet and violin

Students to give joint recital on violin, clarinet

April 10th, 2019

Callie Ross and Kaho Yanagidaira will give their junior recital together on Tues., April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel. The recital is free and open to the public. Ross, violin, is a student of Nancy Johnson, Bethel instructor of violin. Yanagidaira, clarinet, is a student of Joel Boettger, instructor of single-reed instruments. Ross… Read More

Eli Brockway

Brockway will present senior recital

April 9th, 2019

Elijah Brockway's senior string bass recital is Sat., April 13, at 4 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel. Brockway, McPherson, is a student of Dennis Danders, Bethel College instructor of string bass, and Joel Boettger, Bethel College director of jazz studies. Brockway will graduate from Bethel in May with a degree in music with education licensure… Read More

Drawing by Anna Wiens

Annual Student Art Exhibit now open in gallery

April 9th, 2019

Work by 62 Bethel College students is on display through April 26 in the Regier Gallery inside Luyken Fine Arts Center. The annual Student Art Exhibit showcases work from all students who take art classes, whether or not they are art majors. On display is work from classes in both fall 2018 and spring 2019, in media including drawing,… Read More

Women's Chorus

Small vocal ensembles to give spring performances

April 1st, 2019

The Bethel College Men’s Ensemble and Women’s Chorus have public performances coming up in the first half of April. The Men’s Ensemble will sing Gregorian chant, April 7 in the 10:30 a.m. mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newton. That afternoon, at 4 p.m., the Women’s Chorus presents a spring concert at Bethel College Mennonite Church, North… Read More

Wendi Moore-O'Neal

Film shines light on woman’s struggle to name and claim her identity

March 29th, 2019

The final film in this year's KIPCOR series (Sun., April 14, 3 pm in Krehbiel Auditorium) looks at Wendi Moore-O'Neal's experience as an out lesbian working with Mennonite Central Committee in New Orleans. Those who support and follow the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) may remember the personnel policy conflict that was the catalyst… Read More

The Ruth Moody Band

One-third of The Wailin’ Jennys to bring her band to Bethel stage

March 26th, 2019

The Ruth Moody Band will perform as the final event in the 2018-19 Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts series, Tues., April 9, at 7:30 p.m. A singer who’s also acclaimed for her songwriting, Moody will share her talents with Kansas audiences April 9-10 at Bethel. In addition to the April 9 concert, she will co-lead a workshop on writing and arranging… Read More

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As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.