Music from the alternative side of the Christian scene will be featured in an upcoming concert at Fresno Pacific University.
Five Iron Frenzy, Relient K, John Reuben and Ace Troubleshooter will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 30 in the campus Special Events Center. Admission is $16 in advance, $18 at the door and $14 each for groups of 10 or more. Tickets are available at Berean Christian Stores, on-line at www.jesusshack.com and by calling 496-7425.
The key to a great weekend is Homecoming at Fresno Pacific University.
The annual event, which takes place this Friday and Saturday at several locations on campus, features events ranging from groundbreaking for a building and dedicating a soccer field to concerts and a carnival.
Jim Denney, a local author with more than 45 books to his credit, will launch the national publication of his latest work at Fresno Pacific University.
Answers to Satisfy the Soul offers “Clear straight answers to 20 of life’s most perplexing questions.” The event will be at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, October 23 in the McDonald Hall Atrium on the university campus.
Churches are the setting for two concerts by Fresno Pacific University ensembles.
The university Concert Choir will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday, October 28, in Campus Baptist Church, 4710 N. Maple, Fresno. The Pacific Chamber Singers and Musica Pacifica Baroque Orchestra will appear in St. Anne’s Chapel, 1550 N. Fresno at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 30. Both events are free.
A pair of student soloists will be featured October 28: Tiffany Weller, a freshman from Bakersfield, will play flute, while Robin Schwamb, a junior music major from Selma, will sing.
A work by a Fresno Pacific University faculty member will be presented on KVPR Valley Public Radio.
“Sonata for Flute and Piano,” composed by Larry Warkentin and performed by Warkentin and Janette Erickson will air at 10 p.m. October 30. Erickson is university faculty and principal flutist with the Fresno Philharmonic. Warkentin is an award-winning composer who has served FPU since 1966.