New men’s choir Valley Voices to premiere

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The musical culture at AU has been an integral part of the campus community for many years. The original Anderson College Male Chorus, in particular, goes back to the 1970s. There will be several changes made to the men’s choir this year, including a new name, Valley Voices. Dr. Richard… Read more »

New arts events abound at Byrum and York Halls

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AU’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present another semester of live concerts, musicals, recitals and plays at the York Performance Hall and Byrum Hall. This school year sees the return of the Bengtson Celebration Concert Series, a selection of musical performers endowed by Dr. F. Dale Bengtson, former… Read more »

An Evening of Excellence continues proud tradition

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AU’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance’s Evening of Excellence is always a must-see program for any Anderson resident who enjoys the talents of promising performers. The purpose of An Evening of Excellence is manifold. It rewards the winners of the extensive Concerto-Aria Competition, a lengthy yet spirited series of… Read more »

AU choirs shine in performance of ‘Carmina Burana’

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After a rousing revival of Rossini’s “William Tell Overture” and Dvorak’s “The Noon Witch,” the Anderson Symphony Orchestra under the direction of AU music professor, Dr. Richard Sowers, joined with AU’s chorale and other choirs in presenting Carl Orff’s seminal classic “Carmina Burana” at the Paramount Centre Theatre in downtown… Read more »