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FEB 27 2020

Marcus Simmons, bass-baritone

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The recital will survey examples of oral history as captured in Negro Spirituals, art songs, and even gospel songs, covering the breadth of the American black experience over 400 years of history and tradition.

MAR 8 2020

Mahler's "Kindertotenlieder"

3 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Baritone Gerard Sundberg will present Mahler's song cycle. The "FluteSpiration" flute quartet will present flute stylings on the other half of the program.

MAR 12 2020

Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Chamber Orchestra under conductor Hannah Schendel will present its 2020 spring concert.

MAR 14 2020

Bethel Choir Spring Music Tour 2020

Various venues in Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 15 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Worship Service - St. Louis, MO

10 a.m. Christ Church Cathedral - St. Louis, MO

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 16 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Concert - Bloomington, IN

7 p.m. Genesis Church - Bloomington, IN

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 17 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Concert - Detroit, MI

7 p.m. Detroit Unity Temple - Detroit, MI

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 18 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Concert - Circleville, OH

7 p.m. Ohio Christian University - Circleville, OH

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 20 2020

Bethel Choir Clinic & Performance - Indianapolis, IN

9:45 a.m. Covenant Christian High School - Indianapolis, IN

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 21 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Concert - Alta, IA

7 p.m. Summit Evangelical Free Church - Alta, IA

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 22 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Worship Services - Alta, IA

8:30 a.m. Summit Evangelical Free Church - Alta, IA

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 22 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Worship Services - Alta, IA

11 a.m. Summit Evangelical Free Church - Alta, IA

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

MAR 26 2020

Bethel Women's Choir Home Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel Women's Choir conducted by Paula Holmberg will present their Home Concert prior to their Spring Tour to Duluth.

MAR 28 2020

Bethel Choir Tour Concert - Arden Hills, MN

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel Choir and conductor Merrin Guice Gill perform throughout Wisconsin, Missouri, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa during their 2020 music tour.

APR 3 2020

Wind Symphony Home Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel Wind Symphony under conductor Steven Thompson will present their Home concert concluding the 2020 Spring Tour to Boston.

APR 16 2020

Great Hall Choral Arts Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Featuring area high school choirs with the Bethel choirs

APR 17 2020

Södra Vätterbygdens Folkhögskola Choir Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Södra Vätterbygdens Folkhögskola Choir from Jönköping, Sweden, will present a concert of choral classics and Swedish folk music during the choir's 2020 American tour.

APR 19 2020

GTCYS Camarata/Concert Orchestra and Bethel Chamber Orchestra Collaborative Concert

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel Chamber Orchestra will collaborate with the GTCYS Camarata and Concert Orchestra.

APR 28 2020

Philharmonic Community Orchestra Spring Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Classic orchestral favorites featuring a "water" theme conducted by Hannah Schendel

MAY 1 2020

Jazz in the Great Hall

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The 5:40 Jazz Orchestra will present a program of classic jazz tunes directed by Jason Harms.

MAY 8 2020

Classics in the Great Hall

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Music Department's Spring Festival featuring student winners of the concerto-aria competition.

MAY 10 2020

Bethel Handbell Ensemble Spring Concert

3 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Kevin Shull directs the Bethel Handbell Ensemble in a concert of pieces for handbells.

MAY 14 2020

Swingin' at the Lake

6 p.m. 1360 N Lexington Parkway, St. Paul

Join the Bethel University Jazz Orchestras at the Como Park Lakeside Pavilion for one last swingin' ALL-BETHEL event!

DEC 3 2020

Festival of Christmas

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's 64th Festival of Christmas

DEC 4 2020

Festival of Christmas

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's 64th Festival of Christmas

DEC 5 2020

Festival of Christmas

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's 64th Festival of Christmas

DEC 5 2020

Festival of Christmas

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Bethel's 64th Festival of Christmas

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