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Siouxland all-state choir hopefuls to perform concert

Aug 2, 2018

High school singers attending Briar Cliff University’s Pre-All-State Choral Music Camp will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Bishop Heelan High School Fine Arts Building. The event is free and open to public.

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Briar Cliff announces 2018 department ceremonies and commencement plans

Apr 24, 2018

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce its plans to honor the University’s 2018 candidates for undergraduate, master’s and doctorate degrees. ...

Briar Cliff University presents annual Christmas concert

Nov 28, 2017

The Briar Cliff University Choirs will present their annual “Briar Cliff Christmas” on two upcoming dates. ...

Briar Cliff plans Friends and Family Weekend

Oct 19, 2017

Briar Cliff University welcomes Siouxland families and friends of current students to join in the fun of Friends and Family Weekend, scheduled for October 27 through October 29 on the University’s campus. ...

Briar Cliff presents Fall Choral Concert "Masterpiece"

Oct 11, 2017

The Briar Cliff University choirs, under the direction of Dr. Sean Burton and accompanied by Dr. Jeremy Owens, will present their fall concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 29 in Our Lady of Grace Chapel located on Briar Cliff’s campus. ...

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Hundreds of Siouxland All-State choir hopefuls to perform concert

Jul 28, 2017

Hundreds of high school singers from around Siouxland will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Bishop Heelan High School Fine Arts Building. ...

University presents “A Briar Cliff Christmas”

Nov 17, 2016

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Music will present “A Briar Cliff Christmas,” Siouxland’s premier holiday choral celebration, on Dec. 3 at the Bishop Heelan Fine Arts Center. ...

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Briar Cliff receives $75K grant for Professor of Music's artist-in-residence program

Aug 15, 2016

Briar Cliff University recently received a grant from the M.A. Martin Everist Foundation for $75,000, which the University will use to enrich the performing arts in the tri-state area through the work of Dr. Richard Steinbach, professor of music at BCU. ...

Briar Cliff receives $73K Gilchrist Foundation grant for theater renovations

Aug 12, 2016

A generous grant from the Gilchrist Foundation will go toward renovations to the theater building, Briar Cliff's primary facility for performing arts programs and public presentations for the campus community and the general public. ...

10-year-old prodigy, student of BCU professor, plays for a grand piano

May 21, 2016

In front of a grand piano, James Gates always knows how to hit the right notes. ...

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"More than practice": Music professor shares his Carnegie Hall experience

Nov 19, 2015

This past summer, Richard Steinbach made his debut performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Landing a gig there is viewed by many musicians to be one of the most honorable and sought after goals in their careers. ...

Briar Cliff awarded Gilchrist "challenge grant" for choral arts

Aug 7, 2015

The Gilchrist Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar any donation made to the Briar Cliff choral arts program, up to the total of $130,000. ...

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Steinbach debuts music to sold-out Carnegie Hall crowd

Jun 12, 2015

Hundreds of famous composers and artists have performed at the illustrious Carnegie Hall in New York City, and on Friday evening, Sioux City’s Richard Steinbach brought new compositions and fresh air to the renowned stage. ...

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Associate professor of music published in Choral Journal

May 18, 2015

Dr. Sean Burton, associate professor of music at Briar Cliff University, has been published in the most recent edition of The Choral Journal. ...

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Dr. Richard Steinbach set to play at Carnegie Hall

May 5, 2015

"It's probably safe to say that every musician dreams of playing in a place like Carnegie Hall," says Dr. Richard Steinbach. His dream is about to become a reality. ...

Briar Cliff receives Gilchrist Foundation Grant for choral program

Jul 31, 2014

Briar Cliff University took another step toward fulfilling its goal to expand the choral arts in Siouxland by receiving an $85,000 grant from the Gilchrist Foundation. ...