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Band Tour – Arizona and Utah (Spring 2023)

The Bethany Lutheran College Concert Band, under the direction of Professor Benjamin Faugstad, performed a home concert on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, then departed on tour to Arizona and Utah. Their program featured a wide range of music, from energetic selections like “Reign of Fire,” “Undecim,” and “Olympiada,” to beautiful, lyrical music such as “Southern…

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2022 Fall Commencement

Visit our Commencement Page for information on current and future ceremonies. Program Fall 2022 BLC Commencement Program Video Photos

Christmas at Bethany 2022

https://youtu.be/RACT2D2QK3Q Christmas at Bethany Program 2022 00:00:00 – Pre-service Flute Quartet 00:10:58 – Angels of Joy! 00:13:55 – Greensleeves 00:19:56 – Hymn: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel 00:23:13 – The Exhortation and Versicles 00:24:57 – Farandole 00:28:54 – Hymn: Joy to the World 00:31:33 – Hodie 00:33:55 – Lesson: Luke 2:15-20 00:34:46 – What Child?…

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Honor Band Concert (November 2022)

Students from various schools in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and South Dakota performed together in the 9-12 Honor Band Concert held at Bethany Lutheran College on November 19, 2022. 0:00 Shadowlands – John McAllister 6:57 Forgotten Heroes – Jeremy Bell 13:04 Entropy – Wayne Lu 20:59 In My Perfect Place – Leslie Gilreath

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Pinocchio (2022)

The Adventures of Pinocchio – An original adaptation by Peter Bloedel and Hans Bloedel from Carlo Collodi’s timeless classic. Performed at Bethany Lutheran College in November 2022, in the Sigurd Lee Theater located in the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center. Directed by Peter Bloedel Photos Cast: Pinocchio: Mizha Overn Blue Fairy: Caroline Gernander Geppetto: Michael Lazzaretti…

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Fall Festival 2022 Wrap Up

Many thanks to all who visited Bethany to enjoy our Fall Festival: A Homecoming Weekend, held September 23–25, 2022. Here is a roundup of photos and video from the weekend. Please see our Fall Festival page for current information. Fall Festival: A Homecoming Weekend A number of events are held over the Fall Festival weekend….

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Theatre Physics 29 (2022)

Theatre Physics 29 was held in September 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WplzMUtw-w Cast: Halle BlaisIngrid BloedelSimon KovacinyVianna KovacinyEvan MatzkeAndy MuskeJacob NorrisArryanna RosburgWilliam ShadeJenna WahlJob WosmekSophie Zawisza  Production: Directors: Peter Bloedel, Emily KimballCostume Designer: Emily KimballCostume Team: Camille Bauer, Katriana Berglin, Christine DeGier, Emma Gepson, Giana Peterson, Jordyn Risse, Arryanna Rosburg, Emily Rouse, Sophie ZawiszaLighting and Sound Designer: Benji InnigerLighting…

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. Download the program >

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2022 Spring Commencement

Visit our Commencement Page for information on current and future ceremonies. Program Spring 2022 BLC Commencement Program Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdPReYHe3iA Photos

Chamber Orchestra Winter Concert (February 2022)

The Bethany Lutheran College Chamber Orchestra performed on February 23, 2022, and featured selections from Bach, Grieg, Mozart, and Mahler. A recent work, “Invicta”, highlighted violinist Madeline Halvorson, and a Bach Aria showcased vocalist Kayelynn Lawson. 2:05 – Welcome/Introduction – Prof. Ben Faugstad 2:33 – Bach Gavotte (1717-23) – J.S. Bach/arr. Robert Longfield 7:06 –…

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Iolanthe (2022)

When fickle fairies butt heads with pontificating politicians, when misunderstanding leads to a lovers’ quarrel, and when old friends vie for the attention of a lady, mayhem ensues! Gilbert’s witty dialogue paired with Sullivan’s lush score will lead to an evening of frivolity and delight! Iolanthe was performed February 4, 5, 6, 11, and 12,…

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“Hammered Copper Vessels” by Adam Oldre (January 2022)

Witness the rearrangement of matter as guest artist Adam Oldre patiently shapes copper sheets into graceful and innovative vessels. “Regenerated: a case of metal existing in time and space” Hand forged metal vessels by Adam Oldre. Raised and fabricated from sheets of metal and found objects, these vessels have found new ways to exist in…

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2021 Fall Commencement

2021 Fall Commencement was held December 10, 2021. Event photos and video are available on this page. Download the Commencement Program here.

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