Category: InMotion

From left, Gabriel Lopez, Jeff Akana and Cody Otero preform 'Der G artner' by Brahms in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, March 18, 2013.

From left, Gabriel Lopez, Jeff Akana and Cody Otero preform 'Der G artner' by Brahms in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, March 18, 2013.

Bach, Brahms, Bernstein

Mar 20, 2013

On Monday, March 18 the Brenau University Vocal Chamber Ensemble filled the lobby of John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts with the sounds of Bach, Brahms, Bernstein from the winding staircases to a close and intimate crowd. The vocal group’s performance covered material spanning centuries of musical development. Conductor and Brenau University professor Bobby Ivey […]

Junior Lea Mason gives a hug after receiving her certificate and pin during the Phi Kappa Phi initiation ceremony on March 14, 2013 in Pearce Auditorium.

Junior Lea Mason gives a hug after receiving her certificate and pin during the Phi Kappa Phi initiation ceremony on March 14, 2013 in Pearce Auditorium.

Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony

Mar 19, 2013

The Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society initiated 79 new members into the 301st Chapter on Thursday, March 14 to an intimate crowd of family and friends in the Pearce Auditorium on Brenau’s historic Gainesville campus. The new inductees included four faculty and staff members, 42 graduate students, nine seniors and 24 juniors. The Brenau Chapter began […]

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World’s Largest Golden Tiger Sculpture Arrives on Brenau University Campus

Mar 08, 2013

Although its creator says he will not claim with certainty that the bronze piece is the largest in the world, one pretty big statue of a golden tiger arrived Friday on the Brenau University campus. The bronze, a gift of North Carolina philanthropist Irwin “Ike” Belk, represents the university’s Golden Tiger mascot. As something of […]

Elizabeth Robinson, left, laughs as Lizzie Farr drews pictures on the board during a stop motion workshop.

Elizabeth Robinson, left, laughs as Lizzie Farr draws pictures on the board during a stop motion workshop.

The 2013 Young Women’s Art and Design Exhibition

Mar 06, 2013

Students who entered the Women’s State High School Art and Design Competition flocked to  Brenau’s Gainesville campus Monday, Feb 18 to see the exhibition, participate in various workshops and attend the awards ceremony where faculty doled out more than $40,000 in Brenau scholarships and $1000 in cash prizes. The women-only event featured selected works in […]

Portia Burns, Gainesville Middle School choral director, Brenau alumna and director of the Brenau Gospel Choir, directs the 5th Grade Honor Chorus to the stage in Pearce Auditorium.

Portia Burns, Gainesville Middle School choral director, Brenau alumna and director of the Brenau Gospel Choir, directs the 5th Grade Honor Chorus to the stage in Pearce Auditorium.

Third Annual 5th Grade Honor Chorus

Feb 13, 2013

The Brenau University Music Department and the Gainesville City Schools System Choral Department hosted the third Annual 5th Grade Honor Chorus on Feb. 12 on Brenau’s historic Gainesville campus. The 5th graders’ day of work culminated in a free, open-to-the-public concert in Pearce Auditorium at 5 p.m. Students from Centennial Arts Academy, Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, […]

Mistress of Ceremonies and Brenau alumna, Tracy Vaden Moore, lives out her dream of singing in front of an audience as the contestants prepare for the awards portion of the show. "Imagine this is a hair brush, Moore said before belting out Bonnie Taylor's "Total Eclipse of the Heart."

Mistress of Ceremonies and Brenau alumna, Tracy Vaden Moore, lives out her dream of singing in front of an audience as the contestants prepare for the awards portion of the show. "Imagine this is a hair brush, Moore said before belting out Bonnie Taylor's "Total Eclipse of the Heart."

Miss Brenau 2013

Feb 12, 2013

This year the Miss Brenau scholarship competition turned 75-years-old and to celebrate the grande finale of the competition was held to a packed house in Peace Auditorium. Misress of Ceremonies and Brenau alumna, Tracy Vaden Moore, led the enthusiastic crowd throughout the evening’s entertainment which included a slideshow, a video of thoughts from Judy Huston […]

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Auidence members take to the stage in Peace Auditorium to check out Brenau's new Steinway piano after Ben Leaptrott's faculty recital.

Leaptrott Trio And Steinway Piano

Feb 11, 2013

Tuesday, Feb. 5 Brenau music professor and pianist Ben Leaptrott gave the university’s new Steinway piano it’s inaugural performance during his faculty recital with the Leaptrott Trio and other guests. Brenau leased the piano to kick-start its ongoing fundraising effort to become an “All-Steinway School,” which Leaptrott says will provide the next generation of musicians coming through Brenau with […]

Students and faculty cheer as the Brenau Gospel Choir finishes its performance during the 2013 Winter Convocation in the Pearce Auditorium.

Students and faculty cheer as the Brenau Gospel Choir finishes its performance during the 2013 Winter Convocation in the Pearce Auditorium.

2013 Winter Convocation, Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan 24, 2013

The Brenau Gospel Choir and the Tau Sigma Dance Fraternity energized the crowd in Pearce auditorium before keynote speaker Lorna Maloney, an attorney from Baltimore, Md., arrived at the podium. Maloney spoke from personal experience and encouraged students to “dream with a vision and live with a purpose,” the theme of this year’s convocation. “What […]

Psychology Shainie Cox looks to her friends as she poses for a picture during the Student Activity Board Snow Globe event in theYonah Dining Hall Monday, Jan. 7. The event kicked off the S.A.B.'s Unity Week that gives students events to go to and welcome back from winter break. (Nick Dentamaro/Brenau University)

Psychology Shainie Cox looks to her friends as she poses for a picture during the Student Activity Board Snow Globe event in theYonah Dining Hall Monday, Jan. 7. The event kicked off the S.A.B.'s Unity Week that gives students events to go to and welcome back from winter break. (Nick Dentamaro/Brenau University)

Campus Unity Week Begins with Custom Snow Globes

Jan 07, 2013

To kick off Campus Unity Week the Student Activities Board hosted a custom snow globe event Monday in the Yonah Dinning Hall. S.A.B. Director Mycharia Spurling said the week of events is meant to welcome back students returning from winter break. Spurling said events like this are important to the student community and that the […]

Ben Leaptrott and Ike VanMeter, of Steinway Piano Galleries in Alpharetta, Ga., watch the unloading of Brenau's new nine foot Steinway Model D Concert Grand Tuesday, Dec. 4. (Nick Dentamaro/Brenau University)

Ben Leaptrott and Ike VanMeter, of Steinway Piano Galleries in Alpharetta, Ga., watch the unloading of Brenau's new nine foot Steinway Model D Concert Grand Tuesday, Dec. 4. (Nick Dentamaro/Brenau University)

First All-Steinway Initiative Piano Arrives at Brenau

Dec 05, 2012

Number 481, a handmade Steinway & Son’s Model D Concert Grand piano, arrived at Brenau University Dec. 4 – the first in a new collection that will help Brenau gain the prestigious distinction as an “All-Steinway School.” The concert grand, destined for use in historic Pearce Auditorium, is the first acquisition in the $1.5 million […]

Anna K Frisk holds the sign she made for her AS100 class' peace in Gaza rally Wednesday afternoon outside of Yonah dining hall. "It is strengthening no matter what you stand up for." Frisk said about participating in the rally. "If you're standing up for something you do believe in you're going to be uplifted; like a power high."(Nick Dentamaro/Brenau University)

Anna K Frisk holds the sign she made for her AS100 class' peace in Gaza rally Wednesday afternoon outside of Yonah dining hall. "It is strengthening no matter what you stand up for." Frisk said about participating in the rally. "If you're standing up for something you do believe in you're going to be uplifted; like a power high."(Nick Dentamaro/Brenau University)

A Rally for Peace in Gaza at Brenau

Dec 05, 2012

Students in Dr. Ken Frank’s AS100 class took to the campus Wednesday, Nov. 28., to rally for peace in the Gaza Strip. Frank used the demonstration to give the students some first hand experience with the lessons in civil disobedience they are learning in class. “It takes everything we’ve learned in this class and puts […]

A Holiday Concert

Dec 05, 2012

The Brenau University Spectrum Singers, Vocal Chamber Ensemble and the Chestatee High School I Cantori performed A Holiday Concert for community members in the Hosch Theatre at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts Monday, Nov. 26. Bobby Ivey, assistant professor in the Music Department and conductor, encouraged the group of performers to […]

Brenau University Faculty and Staff in "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch"

Wishing you a Merry Grinchmas

Nov 27, 2012

With the holiday season upon us Brenau University would like to wish you and yours a happy holiday season and the warmest of Grinchmasses. On the heels of their success with the Brenau Call Me Maybe video, the creative duo Juli Clay and Annie Johnston have spearheaded another music video opus starring the faculty and staff […]