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It's "Curtains" at this year's university musical

Bluffton University will present “Curtains,” the musical comedy whodunit, for the May Day musical from May 5-7.

Tickets are on sale for the musical comedy by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Rupert Holmes.

Dr. Melissa Friesen, a professor and chair of communication and theatre at Bluffton, will direct the show, to be staged at 7:30 p.m. each evening in Founders Hall.

Baseball breaks through for first HCAC victory

April 3, 2016
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant

Game 1 Stats  I  Game 2 Stats

Softball drops HCAC series at Transylvania

April 2, 2016
By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant

Game 1 Stats  I  Game 2 Stats

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Bluffton University softball team hit the road to take on the Transylvania Pioneers in their first conference matchups of the season. The day didn’t go in the Beavers favor as they were swept, falling to 12-12 (0-2 HCAC) on the season while the Pioneers improved to 11-8 (5-1) on the year.

Manchester takes down baseball 16-5 in series opener

April 2, 2016
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


Christian recording artist kicks of Spiritual Life Week

Recording artist and songwriter Adam Cappa will kick off Spiritual Life Week at Bluffton University with a concert Sunday April, 10, at 8 p.m. in Yoder Recital Hall.

Cappa released his first, full-length studio album “The Rescue” in 2012 on BEC Recordings. He had Billboard success with his first single, “The Rescue,” which peaked at 22 on the Billboard Christian Chart and at seven on the Billboard Heatseakers Chart for new and developing artists.

Four university students present recital April 10

Vocalists Mary Bender and Kimberly M. Meyer, tubist Samuel Black and trumpeter Aaron Johnson will present their Bluffton University junior recitals at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in Yoder Recital Hall. A reception will be held in the lobby following the recital.

Ries presents senior recital April 9

Bluffton University music education major Brittney Ries will present her senior recital at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in Yoder Recital Hall. A reception will follow in the lobby.

Ries is a soprano and plays trumpet. She is from Freeman, S.D. Her program includes three pieces for solo trumpet, as well as a brass quintet number with other university students.

Her vocal pieces include  French, German, Italian and English music and a duet with Samuel Stucky, Moon Township, Pa. Pianist Ana Yoder Coulter is the accompanist.

Dr. Peter Terry presents April colloquium

Dr. Peter Terry, associate professor of information technology and music, will present the colloquium, "Thoughts on Designing a Gender and Culturally Neutral Music Theory Text for Bluffton University” on April 15.
His presentation is free and open to the public beginning at 4 p.m. in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall.  

Riley Creek Festival planning underway for April

Bluffton University will host the annual Riley Creek Festival from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in the Sommer Center.
Open to the public, the event is free except for lunch, which costs $9 for community members.
The festival will feature family-friendly inflatables, face painting, music, games and other activities, concluding with the traditional rubber duck race on Riley Creek. Rubber ducks will be sold for $1 each, with proceeds to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Duck race winners will receive prizes donated by local businesses.