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Adam Fontana directs the Bethel College Wind Ensemble.

Wind Ensemble to join in celebration of Bernstein centennial

November 20th, 2018

Bethel makes its contribution to the thousands of events celebrating the centennial of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with a concert Friday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Mem Hall. “Leonard Bernstein at 100” is a two-year global celebration of the life and career of the 20th-century cultural icon, with 4,500 events scheduled on six continents. The… Read More

Sons of Serendip

Holiday concert to feature ‘America’s Got Talent’ finalists

November 19th, 2018

The Sons of Serendip will be in Hesston Tuesday, Dec. 4 – Bethel students, pick up your free tickets in Thresher Shop! The foursome, who were finalists in Season Nine of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” will ring in the Christmas season for Hesston-Bethel Performing Arts (HBPA) with their unique combination of harp, cello, piano/keyboard and voice… Read More

"Always Only" by Stephanie Lanter

Paper, porcelain take viewers on a journey both abstract and personal

November 12th, 2018

This week is the last chance to see Stephanie Lanter's "Terms," in the Regier Gallery in Luyken Fine Arts Center through Dec. 7, with the artist reception Thursday, Dec. 6, 6-8 pm.  Regier Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 2-4 p.m. (closed for Thanksgiving break Nov. 22-25). There is no admission charge. “Like rows of a… Read More

Michael Reinschmidt

Kauffman Museum selects new director

November 6th, 2018

Michael Reinschmidt, Ph.D., has been named director of Kauffman Museum at Bethel College, to begin his duties Dec. 1. Reinschmidt brings a range of international experience to his new position. He earned a doctoral degree in cultural anthropology, ethnomusicology and American literature from the University of Göttingen, Germany. He comes to… Read More

Hentus van Rooyen

Bethany organist to give recital at Bethel Nov. 11

November 5th, 2018

Hentus van Rooyen, assistant professor of music at Bethany College, Lindsborg, will play at 4 pm in the Ad Building chapel.   This is part of the Bethel music department’s Organ Recital Series, which features a guest or resident organist in concert each fall and spring semester. The concert is free and open to the public. On van Rooyen’s… Read More

Bethel College choral singers

Women’s Chorus concert added to fall schedule

November 5th, 2018

The Bethel College Women’s Chorus will give a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.               The concert is free and open to the public. William Eash, D.M.A., director of choral activities at Bethel, directs the Women’s Chorus. The program will include Gregorian chant as well as a selection of other… 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.