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  • Baker University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (312.263.0456, ncahlc.org). Its accreditation has been continuous since first granted in 1913.

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Baker Bands in Concert

Sunday, 05 October | 3:30PM 4:30PM

The Baker University Symphonic Winds, under the direction of Mr. Frank Perez, and the Baker University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. JD Parr, will present a joint concert in Rice Auditorium at 3:30 pm.  Please join us!

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Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival

Wednesday, 15 October | 1:00PM 9:30PM

Baker University and the Baker University Bands will host the 16th annual Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival at Liston Stadium on the Baker University campus. The Baker University Band Department and Meyer Music sponsor this year’s festival.

Marching bands, color guards and drum lines are invited to participate in this KSHSAA- and MSHSAA-approved event. Each ensemble will receive a rating and comments (written & audio) from each judge. In addition, each group will receive a participation plaque and a DVD of their performance. The Jeremy Frye Grand Championship Trophy will be awarded to the highest scoring band in the festival. Ensembles may choose to participate for “comments only” and no rating.

The festival will consist of two sessions. Afternoon Session 1pm-5pm & Evening Session 6pm-9: 30pm

Entry Deadline: September 22, 2014

Each director will receive an official Marching Band Festival packet (schedule, map, etc.) during 1-2 weeks prior to festival.

Entry Fees: Marching Band $100; Color Guard $50; Drum line $50

Entry fees are not refundable entry deadline date.

*NEW* Please e-mail a photo of your ensemble(s) for inclusion in the Marching Festival program to: fperez@bakerU.edu

We will have a registration form online soon!

Performance Schedule

    • 1pm-9pm (full schedule & lineup will be available here 2 weeks prior to festival)

Admission Price

Free to all spectators – bring a friend!

Map //www.google.com/maps/place/Liston+Stadium/@38.776517

Contact

Frank Perez, Festival Director & Director of Bands

785.594.4579 | fperez@bakerU.edu

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Guest Clarinet Recital

Sunday, 19 October | 7:30PM 

Guest Clarinet Recital with Christopher Nichols, Professor of Clarinet at the University of Delaware and Ellen Bottorff, pianist. Please join us for this free event!

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Jim Funkhouser Retrospective Concert

Tuesday, 21 October | 7:30PM 

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Fall Choral Concert

Friday, 24 October | 7:30PM 

Join us as we present our Fall Choral Concert, "Wanderers Upon This Moment", directed by Cathy Crispino.  The concert is free and open to the public.

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Kevin Mahogany Concert

Sunday, 26 October | 7:00PM 

Join us for a wonderful night of Jazz!

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Bailey Stines Clarinet Senior Recital

Sunday, 02 November | 3:30PM 

Bailey Stines invites you to join her as she presents her senior clarinet recital!

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Ellen Lind & Lisa Jackson Faculty String Recital

Sunday, 09 November | 7:30PM 

Ellen Lind, cello instructor, and Lisa Jackson, violin/viola instructor, will be joined by Kyle Naig as they present their string faculty recital. Please join us for this free event!

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Orchestra Concert

Wednesday, 19 November | 7:30PM 

The Baker University Orchestra will be presenting a concert with works by Mozart and Beethoven! Please join us for this free event!

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Jazz Ensemble Concert

Thursday, 20 November | 7:30PM 

The Baker University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. JD Parr, will be performing their fall concert at 7:30pm in Rice Auditorium, on the Baker University campus.  The event is free and open to the public.

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Baker University Invitational Jazz Festival

Friday, 21 November | 8:00AM 5:00PM

The 17th Annual Baker University Invitational Jazz Festival will be held in Rice Auditorium.

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Percussion Ensemble Concert

Monday, 24 November | 7:30PM 

The Baker University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Steve Riley, will present their fall concert in McKibbin Recital Hall, which is located in the Owens Musical Arts Building.

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Taylor Winkler Piano Junior Recital

Tuesday, 02 December | 7:30PM 

Taylor Winkler invites you as she presents her piano junior recital!

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84th Annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers

Sunday, 07 December | 2:00PM 3:00PM

Please join us at either 2pm or 5pm for this free event!

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84th Annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers

Sunday, 07 December | 5:00PM 6:00PM

Please join us at either 2pm or 5pm for this free event!

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