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Six actors on stage perform a fairy tale mashup during Theatre Physics 26.

Theatre Physics 26 (2019)

2019 marks the BLC Theatre Department‘s 26th year of the annual Theatre Physics performances. This exercise in creative energy features a variety of short scenes of original material by Bethany students and theatre faculty written, rehearsed, and readied in three weeks. The five shows are extremely popular for all ages and fill quickly, so advance…

BLC President Gene Pfeifer delivers his address from the lecturn in Trinity Chapel during the 2019 opening service.

2019 Opening Service

This worship service officially opens the academic year and features the Concert Choir and remarks by the College Chaplain, College President, and Student Body President. Attendance is required. Event video is available on the 2019 Opening Service Chapelcast page.

Text on background, "Making the Case for the Truth of the Bible: Bringing Jesus to My Unbelieving Neighbor"

Apologetics and Worldview Seminar 2019

Making the Case for the Truth of the Bible: Bringing Jesus to My Unbelieving Neighbor June 27, 2019 at 2 p.m.  Sponsored jointly by the ELS Committee on Apologetics and the Bethany Lutheran College History Department. Schedule 2:00–2:10 p.m. Welcome 2:10–3:10 p.m. “When Your Neighbor Doesn’t Believe in Truth—Combining Apologetics and Evangelism” (Pastor David Thompson) 3:25–4:25 p.m. “Is the Old Testament Reliable?…

Bethany Lutheran College choir performs in Trinity Chapel, May 22, 2019.

Choir Tour Homecoming Concert

The Bethany choirs, directed by Dennis Marzolf and Ann Fredrickson, returned from their 2019 May tour for this Homecoming Concert. The concert was held in Trinity Chapel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cztld-maMfE

President Gene Pfeifer smiles at a podiium during the 2019 commencement ceremony.

2019 Spring Commencement

Spring Commencement took place on Friday, May 10, 2019, on the campus of Bethany Lutheran College. Congratulations to all the graduates! The Commencement Vespers service is held the evening before Commencement.

Student Sarah Wei plays a grand piano in Trinity Chapel during her Junior Piano Recital.

Sarah Wei Junior Piano Recital

Junior music major Sarah Wei performed a solo piano recital. Beethoven’s Les Adieux, Chopin’s Scherzo No. 4, and Grieg’s Piano Concerto were performed.

Bethany Lutheran College's concert band performs in Trinity Chapel, April 2019

Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra Concert

The Bethany Lutheran College Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra performed their year-end concert Sunday, April 28, 2019 in Trinity Chapel. The program featured a piano soloist with concert band, and a combination of the two ensembles in performance of orchestra selections. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muNFQ-D5bDg

Bethany Vikings eSports logo

eSports Kick Off Event

Bethany Lutheran College announces their plans for their varsity eSports program on April 23, 2019.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CR70yF9Fvq0

A Bethany student sings at the New Music Recital, accompanied by another student on double bass

New Music Recital

The Bethany Music Department presented its annual New Music Recital on April 16, 2019, at which Bethany students showcased compositions they have completed during the academic year. This year’s student composers were Ethan Becker, Tony Cordes, Natalie Dworak, Kayla Jannsen, Cynthia Krause, and Hayli Mathe. All pieces, representing many musical genres, are performed by Bethany…

Student Bailey Schmidt sings in front of a grand piano in Trinity Chapel during her recital.

Bailey Schmidt Recital

Music major Bailey Schmidt performed her senior recital of music for contra-alto clarinet, voice, and piano. Bailey was accompanied by Bethel Balge and Dennis Marzolf.

Letters to Anne of Green Gables program cover

Letters to Anne of Green Gables (2019)

Letters to Anne of Green Gables, adapted by Lydia Lonnquist and Benji Inniger, was the 2019 Spring Play, presented on April 5, 6, 7, 12, and 13. Read more about this play. This new adaptation retells the beloved stories of Anne Shirley, an orphan girl sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, as…

A student speaks at the podium for the 2019 Senior Art Show lecture.

2019 Senior Art Show

For Spring 2019, there were two student art exhibits, with artist talks held on April 4 and April 11. Art Lecture and Reception #1 Bethany Lutheran College presents a Senior Art Exhibit, featuring Sophia Weisenel, Tessa MacPherson, Laura Sonnek, and Sarah Oas. Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center, April 4, 2019. Art Lecture and Reception #2 BLC…

Bethany Lutheran College senior music major Cynthia Krause performs "Music from the Harp" in Trinity Chapel, March 2019.

Cynthia Krause Harp and Organ Recital

Senior music major Cynthia Krause performs “Music from the Harp”. Ruth Mayer, Kayla Jannsen, the Mary Martha singers, and an organ solo were also featured in the program.

Bethany student Tony Cordes performing his voice recital in Trinity Chapel

Tony Cordes Senior Recital

Tony Cordes gave his senior recital in March of 2019, composed of various works, including some of his own original works.

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