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Enroot, hand-painted photograph, 4"x 6"

Haven exhibit debuts in Grimm Hall

1/21/2022 - 2 minute read

“Haven,” a new art exhibition created by Rachel Soo, professor of graphic design, debuted in the John and Linda Friend Art Gallery on Jan., 16. The exhibit is located inside Grimm Hall, and will be displayed until Jan., 28. 

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Endgame poster for upcoming CUI show

What’s your Endgame?

1/21/2022 - 1 minute read

Concordia’s Theatre Department is giving students the opportunity to take a walk down memory lane and contemplate what they’d do differently if given the chance. From Jan 27. to Jan. 30, CUI’s Theatre Department will be showcasing “Endgame” on the big stage. 

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Sinfonietta Sunday Evening Concery with Tony Ellis, Trumpt banner

A Sinfonietta Sunday evening concert with Tony Ellis

1/21/2022 - 1 minute read

Welcome back, Concordia students! If you’re looking for some musical entertainment before semester work and classes start to pick up the pace, check out the Sinfonietta Sunday Evening Concert with Tony Ellis. If a nice evening of flutes, horns, a selection of other orchestra instruments, and an evening of fine dining provided by Bon Appetit cafe sounds enticing to you, then the Sinfonietta Sunday evening concert is exactly the place you want to be on Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m.

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John Patitucci Jazz Trio concert

John Patitucci and Friends Concert and John Patitucci Jazz Trio Concert

1/21/2022 - 0 minute read

In the fall semester of 2021, Concordia Music students were just getting started as they caught the rhythm of navigating their new normal again with in-person performances. Now, CUI’s Music Department is jazzing up performances to add a “spring” in the semester’s step.

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Concodia University Borland Manske Center

Introducing the Concordia Music Competition

1/21/2022 - 2 minute read

On Sat., Feb. 5, Concordia’s Music Department will welcome local students of all ages to participate in the Concordia Music Competition. In an in-person opportunity to demonstrate their musical prowess, the young musicians will compete for scholarships to the Summer Chamber Music Camp that was pioneered last summer by Dr. HyeJung Shin.  

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Concordia's orchestra and choir perform "The Repeat the Sounding Joy"

Concordia musicians and vocalists raise the sounds of joy in Segerstrom Christmas concert

12/10/2021 - 3 minute read

After three years since the last appearance at Segerstrom Hall, Concordia’s choir and orchestra returned to the stage to perform. On Mon., Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. over a thousand audience members arrived to listen to “Repeat the Sounding Joy.” 

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Weekly artwork project by Meghan Geer.

Just once a week improves technique

12/10/2021 - 1 minute read

This semester, graphic design students worked on a creative weekly project to encourage consistent and creative thought.

Professor Soo, the Graphic Design Program Director, said that she was “inspired by Elle Luna's The 100 Day Project. She asks, ‘What could you do with 100 days of making?’ It focuses on showing up day after day and celebrating the process. I wanted to give my students a similar opportunity.”

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Concordia’s previous performance at Segerstrom took place in 2018, and featured The Concordia Choir, Concordia Sinfonietta, and Concordia Concert Handbells, as well as many other groups which will be returning

Repeat the Sounding Joy: A Concordia Christmas arrives December 6

11/19/2021 - 2 minute read

On Dec. 6, Concordia’s Christmas celebrations will return in full swing to close out 2021, starting with the annual Christmas Concert tradition, returning to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. 

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Amy Birch ’23 Wave of Growth | acrylic and mixed media collage

Be visionary, submit your works to the Aerie

11/19/2021 - 3 minute read

Concordia students have the opportunity to submit works of literature or art to The Aerie, the CUI journal of creative writing and art, for publication. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 3.

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Into The Woods flyer for Concordia University showings

Step away from the computer and take a walk "Into the Woods"

11/19/2021 - 1 minute read

With all the stress and hair pulling that comes with finals season, you might want to slow your wheels down and take a walk “Into the Woods” as Concordia’s Theatre Department put on yet another star studded show called. “Into the Woods” encompassed a storybook interpretation of characters that mesh into a variety of storybook themes based on classic tales many of us knew growing up.  

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