Bethel College Concert Band Presents Free Performance

The Bethel College Concert Band, under the direction of Michael Kendall, Ph.D., will perform its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Everest-Rohrer Chapel/Fine Arts Center – Auditorium.

The concert will feature chamber works for brass choir, brass quintet and clarinet choir. The Concert Band will perform a number of Latin American works, including H. Owen Reed’s “La Fiesta Mexicana,” “Symphonic Dance No. 3: Fiesta” by Clifton Williams and Alberto Ginastera’s “Danza Final.” Featured soloists for the evening are Jessica Risinger (harp) and Jacob Grabill (marimba).

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Bethel College music department at 574.257.3393.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.