Illuminate, Highlight, concert this week
November 07, 2007
Bryan’s campus will be hopping this week with prospective students and their families on campus for the Illuminate/Highlight visitation event Thursday and Friday, and the music department’s presentation of a “Musical Showcase” Friday night.
Special Events Coordinator Kim Tuttle said 85 prospective students have registered for Illuminate’s overnight visit Thursday and Friday or Highlight’s Friday program. Prospective students and their families are introduced to students and faculty, attend classes and eat in the cafeteria. Throughout the visit, sessions on the application process, financial aid and student life are offered, giving them a good overview of life as a Bryan student.
Ms. Tuttle said in addition to the usual program, Illuminate guests will have opportunity to play games, listen to bands and sip a cup of hot chocolate or apple cider on the Triangle before they spend the night Thursday.
Mr. Ben Williams, assistant director of Worldview Teams will speak in chapel Friday at 11 a.m.
Capping the weekend will be the “Musical Showcase” Friday night. The Bryan College music faculty and students will perform works from Bach to Gershwin in Rudd Auditorium.
The Bryan Chorale and Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. David Luther, the Women’s Chorus under the direction of Kimberly Keck, instrumental ensembles under the direction of Dr. Mel Wilhoit, vocalists and instrumentalists will perform beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Works for piano, organ, saxophone and piano and harp will feature students in solo and duo performances. The concert is open to the public without charge.