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Devotional: Elder Erich W. Kopischke

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 2 - 11:05 AM

Elder Erich W. Kopischke, a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will deliver the devotional address on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 11:05 am in the Marriott Center.

If you miss Elder Kopischke’s remarks, the devotional will be streamed on demand at BYUtv.org and will be available on speeches.byu.edu

Elder Kopischke was sustained as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy on March 31, 2007. He is currently serving in the North America Southeast Area. He served as the president of the Europe Area from 2009 to 2012. Previously he was a member of the Third Quorum of the Seventy, and as an Area Seventy, he served as second counselor in the Europe Central Area Presidency. After his call as a General Authority, he served as first counselor in the Europe Area Presidency.   Prior to his call as a full-time General Authority of the Church, Elder Kopischke was the Seminary and Institute coordinator for Europe. As a Church Educational System employee, he also taught institute and served as the area director for the Central Europe Area. Earlier in his career he was self-employed as an insurance broker and later became managing director of a nationwide insurance company in Germany. He received his initial professional training and degree in business.   Elder Kopischke has served in numerous Church callings, including stake president, district president, high councilor, branch president, and counselor in two bishoprics. In 2003 he was called to preside over the Germany Berlin Mission, which included the former German Democratic Republic and West Berlin. As a young man he served as a missionary in the Germany Munich Mission.   Elder Kopischke was born on October 20, 1956, in Elmshorn, Germany. He married Christiane Glück in the Bern Switzerland Temple in 1978. They are the parents of seven children and have five grandchildren.

 

String Chamber Night

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 2 - 7:30 PM

Chamber Orchestra

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 2 - 7:30 PM

Kory Katseanes, conductor

Handel: Concerto Grosso, op. 3, no. 4
Morris: Dreamscape (premiere)
Nancy King, oboe
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

Songwriter Showcase

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 2 - 7:30 PM

Jazz Voices

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 3 - 7:30 PM

Allen M. Matthews, director

Joyful Noise Jam

An evening of joyful jazz, holiday favorites, and an ugly Christmas sweater contest

Flute Choir

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 3 - 7:30 PM

University Orchestra and University Strings

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 3 - 7:30 PM

Concerts at Noon

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 4 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM

BYU SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS

CONCERTS AT NOON

This free concert series features the students of the School of Music and presents everything from solo to group ensembles, early to present day music, and instrumental to vocal performers. Come enjoy the excellence that the School of Music has to offer every Friday at 12:00 PM in the B. F. Larsen Gallery, HFAC.

Jazz Lab Bands

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 4 - 7:30 PM

Brass Chamber Night

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 4 - 7:30 PM

Concerts at Noon

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 5 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM

BYU SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS

CONCERTS AT NOON

This free concert series features the students of the School of Music and presents everything from solo to group ensembles, early to present day music, and instrumental to vocal performers. Come enjoy the excellence that the School of Music has to offer every Friday at 12:00 PM in the B. F. Larsen Gallery, HFAC.

Planetarium Show: The Star of Bethlehem

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 5 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

BYU’s Royden G. Derrick Planetarium will host a Christmas themed show Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. The show is titled “The Star of Bethlehem,” and it will explore possibilities of the famous star’s astronomical origins.

Dr. Eric Hintz of the Department of Physics and Astronomy will present the show twice that night, once at 7 p.m. and once at 8 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $2 per person by cash or check. The planetarium is located in room 465 on the fourth floor of the Eyring Science Center on BYU’s campus.

 

Celebration of Christmas

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 5 - 7:30 PM

The BYU combined choirs and Philharmonic present this annual concert celebrating the sounds of the holiday season. Featuring performances by BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, BYU Philharmonic.

 

Christmas Around the World: Timeless Stories

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 5 - 7:30 PM

TIMELESS STORIES

Jeanette Geslison, artistic director

Featuring special guest BYU’s Living Legends, this holiday tradition showcases the rich ethnic diversity of the world through music and dance and features more than 200 dancers, singers, and musicians, colorful costumes and captivating choreography.

Planetarium Show: The Star of Bethlehem

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 5 - 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

BYU’s Royden G. Derrick Planetarium will host a Christmas themed show Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. The show is titled “The Star of Bethlehem,” and it will explore possibilities of the famous star’s astronomical origins.

Dr. Eric Hintz of the Department of Physics and Astronomy will present the show twice that night, once at 7 p.m. and once at 8 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $2 per person by cash or check. The planetarium is located in room 465 on the fourth floor of the Eyring Science Center on BYU’s campus.

 

TubaChristmas

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 6 - 12:00 PM

Christmas Around the World: Timeless Stories

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 6 - 2:00 PM

TIMELESS STORIES

Jeanette Geslison, artistic director

Featuring special guest BYU’s Living Legends, this holiday tradition showcases the rich ethnic diversity of the world through music and dance and features more than 200 dancers, singers, and musicians, colorful costumes and captivating choreography.

Celebration of Christmas

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 6 - 3:00 PM

The BYU combined choirs and Philharmonic present this annual concert celebrating the sounds of the holiday season. Featuring performances by BYU Singers, Concert Choir, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, BYU Philharmonic.

 

Harp Solo and Ensemble

University Events - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 00:15

Dec 6 - 7:00 PM

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