The inaugural year for the Fern Lingenfelter Concert Series closed with a breath-taking and uplifting recital featuring two master musicians, bass-baritone Simon Estes and pianist Mei-Hsuan Huang on Sunday, March 12th in the McPherson Church of the Brethren on the campus of McPherson College. The Fern Lingenfelter Artist Series is […]
A new exhibition at McPherson College called “Finding Balance” explores the role of the natural world in artwork of all sizes, media, and topics. The show is up now through March 11.
The work of Leland Powers, associate professor of interior design at Fort Hays State University, marks the starting point […]
Spring Performance in Lingenfelter Artist Series at McPherson College Features Internationally Recognized Opera Singer Simon Estes
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]