News Release

Evangel University publishes fall music schedule

September 26, 2012 | Paul K. Logsdon

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. —The Evangel University Music Department has several concerts planned for the fall semester. Concerts begin at the end of October and continue through December. They are open to the public, and admission is free.


The Barnett Recital Hall is located on the first floor of Evangel’s Barnett Fine Arts Center. The entrance to the Fine Arts Center is south of the chapel, facing Glenstone Ave.

Oct. 30:  University Jazz Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of music as the Evangel University Jazz Orchestra performs its fall concert. The jazz orchestra is under the direction of Joel Griffin.

Nov. 1: Stained Glass Story, 7:30 p.m.

Stained Glass Story, Evangel’s traveling student worship team, will perform numerous selections.


Nov. 1: Organist, Dr. Joyce Jones, 10:00 a.m.

Dr. Jones is the professor of organ and organist in residence at Baylor University.

Nov. 8: University Chorus and Chorale Concert, 7:30 p.m.

The chorale is a 45-member select choir under the direction of Dr. Richard Honea. The university chorus is Evangel’s largest student vocal ensemble and is under the direction of Tom Matrone.

Nov. 13: University Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of performances by the university orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Larry Dissmore.

Dec. 7: Christmas Concert, 7:45 p.m.

Evangel’s student music ensembles will combine to provide an evening of Christmas music. Support the Salvation Army by bringing a canned item or cash donation.

Evangel University is a private, Christian university of arts, sciences and professions. With enrollment of 2,100 students, coming from all 50 states and abroad, Evangel offers more than 100 undergraduate academic programs and nine master’s programs.

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