May and June 2013 events at Goshen College

All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted.

5              2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Juried Student Art Show reception, Music Center’s Hershberger Art Gallery

Any student who has taken an art class during the past year is eligible to submit work to be selected for this exhibit. Awards and a raffle drawing will take place at 3:30 p.m.

5               4 p.m., Community School of the Arts Showcase Concert, Music Center’s Sauder Concert hall

Two Community School of the Arts (CSA) children’s choirs will perform as part of the spring CSA Showcase Concert. Performing are Rejoice Children’s Choir (grades 3-5), directed by Kristin Kauffman, and Shout for Joy Children’s Choir (grades 6-8), directed by Sandy Hill.
Tickets: $7 adults, $5 senior/students, available at the door one hour before the concert. GC students/faculty/staff free with ID.

6              9:40 a.m., Convocation: “Breaking Down Barriers: The Journeys of the Apostle Paul,” College Church-Chapel

This 30-minute documentary was filmed and produced by Goshen College students in conjunction with FiveCore Media, and takes viewers through the journey of Apostle Paul as he broke down barriers to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Hear about student experiences during the filming in May 2012.

19             7 p.m., Youth Honors Orchestra Concert, Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall

The Elkhart County Youth Honors Symphony Orchestra (grades 9-12), conducted by Goshen College Assistant Professor of Music Christopher Fashun; and the Concert Orchestra (grades 7-9), conducted by Katelyn Truscello, will perform their spring concert. Tickets are $7 adults, $5 seniors/students. Goshen College faculty/staff/students are free with valid ID. Tickets available at the door one hour before the concert


2              African Art Exhibit opens, Music Center’s Hershberger Art Gallery

Keith and Ann Graber Miller, owners of Found Gallery, will display works that will consist of parts of Found’s African Collection, which includes mostly West African masks, bronzes, beaded sashes, indigenous mud cloths, Kuba cloths and Kente fabrics, and wooden sculptures. The pieces are mostly from the 1930s through the 1980s, with some made for tribal use and some for trade.
Reception: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2-3:30 p.m. The exhibit will end on Sept. 22.

Goshen College’s Administration Building, Church-Chapel, Good Library, Music Center, Newcomer Center and Umble Center are accessible to people using wheelchairs and others with physical limitations.

Directions to the college and a campus map are available at: For ticket information, contact the Welcome Center, at (574) 535-7566, or email