The event began with Joshua Adams singing and playing the piano for a self-composed song titled “Who We Deserve.” Anna Holmes followed him with a compelling piano performance of a piece titled “Les collines d’Anacapri” by Claude Debussy.
Several upper-level BCF vocal students were featured including Terry Mills who performed “Devotion” by John Ness Beck; Lucas Lott who performed “Stars” from Les Miserables; Thomas Brown performed an original song titled “Searching”; Donovan
Higgins performed “The Lord is My Shepherd” by Peter Tchaikovsky; Ryan Gant performed “Lonely House” by Kurt Weill; Rachel Butler performed “On My Own” from Les Miserables; and Gary Medlock performed “Moses” written by Ken Medema.
Instrumental students showcased included Maxie Boles who performed “Allegro Deciso” by Edward Gregson on the Tuba; Matthew Brian performed “Estilian Caprice” by Gene Paul on the saxophone; and the BCF Guitar Ensemble, consisting of Professor Jonathan Erp, Brandon Mejias, Nick McCarty, and Kevin Greene, who performed a guitar arrangement of “The Entertainer” by Scott Joplin.
The evening concluded with the flutist Anna Marie Tysinger who performed “Baroque and Blue” accompanied by Diane Joiner on piano, Cole Richards on bass, and Spencer Higgins playing percussion. Accompanist for the vocal pieces and instrumental selections included BCF Professor Buford Cox and Joiner on the piano.
For more information on upcoming Music and Worship Division events scheduled for the Fall 2013 semester, please call at 800-328-2660 ext. 427 or visit www.baptistcollege.edu.
In other BCF news:
The college also recently hosted the second Library Professional Development Workshop, part of a series of three workshops held throughout the state of Florida.
The workshop convened simultaneously with four other regions of Florida as part of the program made available through the Florida Association of Museums.
Participants of the workshops typically work in or with museums, archives, libraries, and other special collective venues. The purpose of the workshop was to strengthen collection leadership skills, reinforce collection management techniques, discuss policies and procedures, consider actionable plans to preserve collections, draw attention to the importance of collection preservation among officials, and to develop a network of trusted colleagues to call on for collection care. Focused workshop topics included Collection Maintenance and Care, Documentation, Access and Use, and Risk Management and Insurance.
Workshop participants included: Dean DeBolt, University Librarian, Special Collections & West Florida Archives, University of West Florida; Shelby Smith, Collections Manager, Florida Legislative Research Center; Tiffany Baker, Director, Florida Legislative Research Center; Lynne Robertson, Chief Curator, West Florida Historic Preservation; Linda Deaton, Chief Curator at the Tallahassee Museum; John E. Shaffett, Director of Library Services, The Baptist College of Florida; and Burt Altman, Librarian/Archivist, Division of Special Collections and Archives, Florida State University.
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