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Summer Art Show Featured at King’s

Summer Art Show Featured at King’s

Posted on: Aug 15, 2019

Throughout the year various exhibits are featured at The King’s University. For the summer months Jim Visser’s oil paintings graced the walls of the Atrium gallery. The exhibit, New Landscapes, was…

King’s Choral Director Takes First Place Finish at National Competition

King’s Choral Director Takes First Place Finish at National Competition

Posted on: Jul 15, 2019

“We are so delighted with our win because these competitions are very highly regarded,” says Dr. Turgeon excitedly. Dr. Melanie Turgeon has been conducting The King’s University concert and chamber…

Connecting As We Roll Through Time, Space, and Cultures

Connecting As We Roll Through Time, Space, and Cultures

Posted on: Jun 03, 2019

It’s May 5—Bevrijdingsdag, a day celebrating Holland’s 1945 liberation from Nazi German occupation, largely by the First Canadian Army. What better way to launch our Netherlands tour than here,…

Networking to Norway

Networking to Norway

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Now boarding those passengers seated in zone B. David McCune joins the line with a scarf wrapped around his neck, hot tea in hand. When your voice is your livelihood you will go to any length to protect…

Graduate Art Show Features Abstract Expressionism

Graduate Art Show Features Abstract Expressionism

Posted on: Apr 12, 2019

Graduation is almost here and nearing the end of studies looks different for every student. For Celine Leung, a student in King’s inclusive education program, it means debuting her most recent series…

Three music alumni, three unique graduate programs

Three music alumni, three unique graduate programs

Posted on: Mar 08, 2019

Three King’s music alumni will be beginning graduate studies in music this September. Andrew Blimke (B.Mus. ’16), Josina Leder (B.Mus. ’18), and Elisa Voth (B.Mus. ’18) will be at various schools…

Two nights of piano with Dr. Corey Hamm

Two nights of piano with Dr. Corey Hamm

Posted on: Feb 14, 2019

The King’s University Department of Music is proud to present two concerts with pianist Dr. Corey Hamm. Not just a virtuosic performer, Dr. Hamm is in demand as an adjudicator and teacher in Asia and…

Playing Jesus: King's faculty members and the Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Playing Jesus: King's faculty members and the Canadian Badlands Passion Play

Posted on: Nov 14, 2018

In the heart of the Alberta Badlands, amidst sweeping dunes and famous dinosaur digs, Canada’s largest outdoor stage hosts a production of the greatest story in history: the life, death, and resurrection of…

To the Netherlands, with song

To the Netherlands, with song

Posted on: Nov 06, 2018

For the first time ever, singers from all three King’s University choirs toured together this summer, traveling to the Netherlands in May to give 10 concerts in two weeks. (Previous international tours,…

Music department receives gift to purchase new piano

Music department receives gift to purchase new piano

Posted on: Aug 02, 2018

The King’s University has a brand new piano. That might not sound like such a big deal, but this piano features more than its keys. “There’s so much technology in this Disklavier,” says Dr. Joachim…

King’s art and drama professor earns second prestigious Sterling Award

King’s art and drama professor earns second prestigious Sterling Award

Posted on: Jul 05, 2018

Daniel vanHeyst, professor of art and drama at The King’s University, was honoured with a Sterling Award June 25. The award was presented at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre where hundreds of Edmonton’s…

Christmas concert featuring King’s alumni

Christmas concert featuring King’s alumni

Posted on: Dec 07, 2017

Christmas concerts are extra special when we can feature our alumni!On Monday, December 11, The King's University welcomes back to campus three alumni for a Christmas King’s Alumni Concert. Hold for…

An imposter takes the stage in King’s fall drama production

An imposter takes the stage in King’s fall drama production

Posted on: Nov 09, 2017

Each year, the drama department crafts an elaborately staged and elegantly performed play. Last year, it was a series of sold-out shows on Anne Frank.This year, prepare to laugh as you meet a vagrant…

Sabbatical - an Art Exhibition

Sabbatical - an Art Exhibition

Posted on: Aug 29, 2017

On August 31, The King’s University is showcasing the artwork of Daniel vanHeyst, professor of drama and visual art, with an art exhibition titled “Sabbatical.” Explore his newest collection during…