An hour-long choral piece sung in a dozen different languages, written by Mennonite composer Larry Nickel, will be the focus of a public symposium and concert on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 in the Goshen College Music Center.
Two local choral ensembles will unite for a special choral concert on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The Goshen College Chamber Choir will join with St. Joseph Valley Camerata, an area professional choir under the direction of Dr. Scott Hochstetler, associate professor of music.
Goshen College (GC) and Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) will begin the search for the 17th Goshen College president with the first meeting of the search committee set for October 11-12, 2016.
Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) representatives Paul ’08 and Rebecca ’08 Shetler Fast, of Pittsburgh, Pa., listened to their stories on Wednesday, Oct. 5, the day the rain from Category 4 Hurricane Matthew stopped falling in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti.
Dr. Roger N. Beachy ’66 is the chief scientific officer at Indigo Agriculture. Beachy was the first director of NIFA, where he served from 2009 until 2011.
Charles Monroe-Kane ’91, producer for National Public Radio in Madison, tells of hearing voices, substance abuse, road to recovery
Mary Oyer ’44, Professor Emeritus of Music, reflects on her all-time favorite hymns.
Eva Lapp reflects on Mennonite reactions to patriotism and Colin Kapernick.
Three generations of the Bender family have served with MCC internationally. John ’53 and Naomi Bender ’53 began the legacy of service by establishing a clinic in Haiti in 1959. Their daughter Jan ’78 (GC professor of history) and son-in-law Peter Shetler ’78 served in multiple locations with MCC, followed by their sons Dan ’06 and Paul ’08.
The award-winning Ulysses Quartet will perform on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at 4 p.m. in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall as part of the Rieth Chamber Series.