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17Feb, 2017

Spring Performance in Lingenfelter Artist Series at McPherson College Features Internationally Recognized Opera Singer Simon Estes

February 17th, 2017|Campus Events|0 Comments

The upcoming performer for McPherson College’s Fern Lingenfelter Artist Series has performed for Presidents and Popes, and paved the way for performing artists of color.

But bass-baritone opera singer Simon Estes takes no credit for himself. His deep Christian faith draws him to give God the recognition.

“I believe that God has […]

31Jan, 2017

Wheat State League Honor Band Brings More Than 120 Students to McPherson College

January 31st, 2017|Campus Events|0 Comments

More than 120 top high school band musicians from around the area came to the McPherson College campus on Monday, Jan. 30, to learn under the direction of MC’s own Kyle Hopkins.

Hopkins, associate professor of music and director of bands, had the honor of being the clinician and conductor of […]

23Jan, 2017

‘For Colored Girls’ at McPherson College Gives Attention to Frequently Unheard American Voices

January 23rd, 2017|Academics, Campus Events|0 Comments

With a title like “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf,” the upcoming play at McPherson College will clearly be anything but “easy.”

Jd. Bowman, associate professor of theatre, said challenging audiences was one of his most important reasons for selecting the landmark play by […]

13Jan, 2017

McPherson College Holds Second Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

January 13th, 2017|Academics, Campus Events|0 Comments

Sometimes it’s recognition from a stranger that means the most.

That’s the idea behind the second annual McPherson College Juried Student Art Exhibition, on display now through Feb. 5 in Friendship Hall on the campus of McPherson College. It will conclude with a reception for the student artists on that date […]

15Nov, 2016

McPherson College Band Concert Offers Selections on Theme of ‘The Ascension’

November 15th, 2016|Academics, Campus Events|0 Comments

The McPherson College band program went from just eight members four years ago to 57 members this semester. With that astounding increase, the theme for this Sunday’s band concert of “The Ascension” seems particularly appropriate.

Kyle Hopkins, associate professor of music and director of bands, said he was impressed not only […]

7Nov, 2016

Jazz Festival at McPherson College Showcases Outstanding Student Musicians

November 7th, 2016|Campus Events|0 Comments

When a high-caliber jazz musician asked Paxton Leaf to come on stage to improvise with him, one thought flashed through his mind.

“Don’t screw up,” Leaf thought.

The senior at McPherson High School didn’t need to worry. At the third annual McPherson College Jazz Festival on Nov. 3, the young trumpet player […]

1Nov, 2016

Father, Daughter to Speak on Church’s Role at End of Life for Religious Heritage Lecture at MC

November 1st, 2016|Campus Events|0 Comments

Death is a universal life experience.

Yet, Christian churches often go out of their way to avoid addressing it, clearly and frankly.

At McPherson College’s Religious Heritage Lecture on Nov. 6, Dr. Dale Goldsmith and Dr. Joy Goldsmith will critically examine this tendency.

“Death has become a topic that has been ignored,” Dale […]

28Oct, 2016

Weird, Wonderful Fun (And… Shh… Learning) Offered at McPherson College’s ‘Behavior Mania’

October 28th, 2016|Academics, Campus Events|0 Comments

Don’t let on. While the Behavior Mania event at McPherson College is mostly about fun, there’s also a huge helping of learning being served up as well.

The 8th annual event was an opportunity on Oct. 27 for high school students from around the area to learn more about psychology, sociology […]

25Oct, 2016

Jazz Festival at McPherson College to Involve Whole Community

October 25th, 2016|Campus Events|0 Comments

The McPherson College Jazz Festival will have something to offer everyone this year –area students, members of the community, and – now – a new opportunity just for McPherson College alumni.

The McPherson College Jazz Festival – now in its third year – will kick off with a public concert by […]

29Sep, 2016

Inaugural Performance of Lingenfelter Artist Series At McPherson College Fills Theatre with Attendees

September 29th, 2016|Campus Events|0 Comments

The first performance of the Fern Lingenfelter Artist Series at McPherson College began not with the sound of piano music, but with the clink of more and more chairs being set out for the audience.

It was music to the ears of McPherson College – as it meant a full house […]