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Concerts and Recitals at Furman University, 1970-2006
by Sarah Harrison
(Completed for a History 465 internship)

Furman Singers, 1952
Furman Singers at the Southern Baptist Convention, 1952

The Concerts and Recitals were originally recorded on cassette tape. Sarah Harrison converted many of the cassettes to CD in Fall 2011, and the Special Collections and Archives Department is continuing her efforts. The performances denoted with an * are now on CD.

Selected programs from various concert and recitals are available in the University Archives: RG 13/019 Music, and RG 30/000, Marketing and Public Relations office files.

I. Bell Tower Boys
  • 03/13/1999 Bell Tower Boys' Invitational
  • *05/23/2001 Bell Tower Boys Concert

II. Furman Bands
  • 03/23/1974 FU Scholars Day
  • *03/24/1974 Concert led by B. Chesebro
  • 10/26/1974 Band Prelude to Gambrell Hall Dedication

III. Furman Chamber Choir
  • *03/24/1974 - Concert led by B. Vick
  • 12/07/1997 - Lessons & Carols - 3pm
  • 12/07/1997 - Lessons & Carols - 5pm
  • 12/06/1998 - Lessons & Carols
  • 12/03/2000 - Lessons & Carols
  • 04/26/2001 - Furman Chamber Choir Concert
  • 12/02/2001 - Lessons & Carols
  • *12/07/2003 - Lessons & Carols - 5pm
  • 12/07/2003 - Lessons & Carols - 3pm
  • 12/05/2004 - Lessons & Carols - 3pm
  • 12/05/2004 - Lessons & Carols - 5pm
  • 12/04/2005 - Lessons & Carols

IV. Furman Jazz Ensemble
  • *01/17/1974 - Concert

V. Furman Chorales
  • 02/20/2001 - Furman Women's and Men's Chorales Concert

VI. Furman Oratorio Chorus
  • 12/02/1973 - Messiah
  • 12/06/1973 - Christmas Concert

VII. Furman Singers
  • 12/03/1972 - Messiah and Ceremony of Carols
  • 04/05/1973 - Singers Rehearsal
  • *02/19/1974 - "The Star Spangled Banner"
  • 03/23/1974 - FU Scholars Day
  • *03/13/1984 - "Brown Eyes"

VIII. Furman Symphony Orchestra
  • 11/21/1972 - Boda
  • 12/02/1973 - Messiah
  • 02/14/1974 - Symphony Concert

IX. Furman University Gospel Ensemble
  • 05/20/1990 - Spring Concert
  • *05/04/1997 - Spring Concert
  • 04/26/1998 - Spring Concert
  • *05/07/2000 - Spring Concert
  • 02/18/2001 - Gospel Fest
  • 02/03/2002 - Gospel Fest
  • 11/14/2004 - Gospel Concert
X. The Paladin Regiment
  • *10/06/1973 - Halftime
  • 10/20/1973 - Football Game and Halftime
  • 11/16/1974 - Band Performance Halftime (FU v. Citadel)
XI. Faculty Recitals
  • 02/18/1973 - Robert and Gayle Chesebro
  • *07/01/1997 - Harp Recital, Anita Burroughs-Price
XII. Guest Recitals
  • *04/09/1997 - In Concert: Kyle & Susan Matthews & Nancy Hastings
  • *01/19/2006 - Organ Recital, Todd Wilson
XIII. Miscellaneous
  • *10/25/1970 - "Sovereign of All the Worlds Above," written by Richard Furman (1755-1825), performed by Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir
  • 02/25/1973 - Greenville Chamber Music Association Concert
  • 03/22/1973 - Greenville Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • 03/24/1973 - Indonesian Music and Dance
  • 01/31/1974 - La Perichole
  • 02/21/1974 - Crescent Symphony
  • 04/05/1974 - Organ Test, Lydia Garrett
  • 04/05/1974 - Organ Audition, Lydia Garrett
  • 09/12/1974 - Carousel Track, Frances Nichols
  • 11/01/1974 - Afro-American Dance
  • 03/23/1978 - "Seven Last Words," Adult Choir
  • 1986 - "Jammin' with the Class of '86," FU Class of 1986
  • 06/22/1997 - First Baptist of Easley Concert
  • 10/02/1997 - Vaughn Scholarship Fund Benefit Concert
  • 03/22/1998 - SC Boys' Choir Concert
  • 12/09/1999 - Furman's Children's Chorus Concert
  • *02/11/2001 - Herring Chamber Ensemble Concert
  • 03/13/2001 - Furman Strings Concert
  • 10/12/2002 - High School Choral Extravaganza
  • 05/01/2005 - Boy Choir Concert