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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.

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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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Dr. Sean Burton appointed as NCCO's chief editor of publications

Jul 24, 2014

Briar Cliff University is proud to recognize Dr. Sean Burton's appointment as Chief Editor of Publications by the executive board of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO). ...

Briar Cliff music professor to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2015

May 30, 2014

Dr. Richard Steinbach, professor of music, will perform a solo debut "Fusion at Carnegie Hall" concert on Friday, June 12, 2015. The concert will premiere Dr. Steinbach’s new "FUSION" recording project. ...

Choral director selected to present at national, regional conferences

May 16, 2014

Dr. Sean Burton recently was selected by peer-review to present “French Connections: Exploring the Unaccompanied Choral Music of Pierre Villette” at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, in Honolulu, Hawaii. ...

Briar Cliff choir premieres work composed by one of its own

May 2, 2014

Music major Nathan Meendering is ending his senior year on a high note. ...

Dr. Burton guest conducts honors and pre-all-state choirs

Dec 3, 2013

Dr. Sean Burton, division chair of arts and humanities, Gilchrist Foundation director of choral activities, recently guest conducted for the South Dakota Music Educators Association’s Elementary Honor Choir in Sioux Falls, S.D. ...

Briar Cliff University Presents Christmas at the Orpheum

Nov 11, 2013

Briar Cliff University will present Christmas at the Orpheum, the region’s premier choral-orchestral holiday celebration with more than 150 performers at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the Orpheum Theatre, 528 Pierce Street, Sioux City. ...

BCU Singers and Chamber Choir present Fall concert

Sep 27, 2013

The Briar Cliff University Singers and Chamber Choir will present “Journeys” – a fall choral concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, First Presbyterian Church, 608 Nebraska Street, Sioux City. ...

With Fusion Project, professor uses music to bridge cultural gaps

Sep 6, 2013

Richard Steinbach’s musical career has gone south. ...

BCU awarded another Gilchrist Foundation Grant for choral arts

Aug 16, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – For the second consecutive year, Briar Cliff University has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Gilchrist Foundation. ...

Siouxland music students prepare for All-State auditions

Aug 7, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Two-hundred and sixty Siouxland high school students are eagerly preparing for All-State Choir Auditions in October. ...

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