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    EMU alumna’s art project gets national recognition on celebrity-funded website

    December 4th, 2014

    Courtesy of The Mennonite, Nov. 30, 2014. When Molly Kraybill was a senior photography major at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Harrisonburg, Va., she photographed women ages 1 to 100 for her senior art show, “One Hundred.” On Nov. 30, the project was picked up by the website “Hello Giggles,” a positive online community founded by celebrity Zooey …More

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    EMU Chamber Singers and Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir to usher in advent season on Dec. 7

    December 2nd, 2014

    Eastern Mennonite University singers will make several appearances on Sunday, Dec. 7, to mark the approaching Advent season. The Chamber Singers perform in three worship services at Harrisonburg churches, while the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir hosts its annual holiday concert on campus. Chamber Singers The Chamber Singers, led by Kenneth J. Nafziger, will perform in …More

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    Conservation photography class looks at proposed Atlantic Coast pipline route and how it could affect the environment

    November 24th, 2014

    After the U.S. Forest Service released its newly revised proposal for George Washington National Forest on Tuesday, many concerns about the forest’s future were laid to rest. But for Eastern Mennonite University’s conservation photography class, there is still work to be done. The class, taught by professor Steven Johnson, is in its second year at …More

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    Children’s choir and youth orchestra join for concert on Nov. 23

    November 19th, 2014

    The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) and the Shenandoah Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra will present a joint concert 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, in Lehman Auditorium on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University. The 42-member youth symphony, part of EMU’s preparatory music program, will perform Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers,” Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 5, …More

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    Upcoming production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a richly carnivalesque comedy

    November 14th, 2014

    The guiding concept behind Eastern Mennonite University’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” is “drowning in excess,” says actress Makayla Baker. Fittingly, the performance begins with a shipwreck. Music, choreography, make-up and costumes inspired by carnivals and underwater dance create a visually and kinetically dynamic retelling of the play. “It is richly comic and has …More

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