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Maestro Christie Back for ‘Handel’s Messiah’ Performance at Arena

December 03, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

More than 300 musicians, including the Phoenix Symphony, will come together this week for the University’s third annual performance of “Handel’s Messiah,” presented by the College of Fine Arts and Production and its Music Department.

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Ethington’s ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ Shines With Mozart Score, Woodstock Vibe

November 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Directed by Claude Pensis and set in the late 1960s, the production has an outstanding student cast and is the most satisfying operatic effort since GCU’s arts program was revived three years ago.

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Ethington Production Represents a Tale of Two GCU Sopranos

November 20, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Claire Penneau and Chelsey Minkler, who have two of the best female voices to come through the University’s music program, share a role in Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte,” which opens this week. The women, separated in age by 18 years, are a study in contrasts.

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Student-Directed Dance Concert Shines Light on Several Styles

November 14, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Junior Chris Giles choreographed four pieces and danced in three of them at the semiannual showcase of student work, which offered something for all manner of tastes on the Thunderground stage.

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GCU Bands Show They Can Carry a Tune (and a Concert)

November 13, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The Wind Ensemble, Thunderstruck Percussion and Thunder Big Band all sounded terrific in a 90-minute fall concert under the direction of Paul Koch.

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Masterworks Concert Has Something for Everyone, Including Bluegrass

October 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The performance, which included the Canyon Chorale, the Canyon Singers and the New Life Singers, kicked off a busy stretch for the Music Department as the holiday season approaches.

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Comedy Troupe, in Second Year, Loaded With Student Talent

October 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The “Improv Your Life” fall show, sponsored by GCU Today, is scheduled for two performances at Thunderground on campus.

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Ethington Brings a Slice of Americana to the Stage With ‘Ah, Wilderness!’

October 14, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Under the direction of Dean Claude Pensis, the College of Fine Arts and Production’s interpretation of “Ah, Wilderness!” serves up a sweet slice of nostalgia with a healthy dollop of Americana on top.

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Solid Opener for GCU’s Canyon Choral Society May Lead to Festival

October 09, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Beethoven’s “Mass in C” and “Choral Fantasy” were performed before a near-capacity crowd at First Southern Baptist Church, adjacent to campus.

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Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow: Kay Gray Loves Her Backstage Role

October 08, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Not even a double knee replacement could sideline the Ethington Theatre veteran, who has played a big part in the look of GCU stage productions over the years.

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