Public Events

All events listed in this calendar are free and open to the public. Contact the sponsoring department or organization for additional information.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Director’s Discussion with Tony Horne

Murphy Seminar Room, 11:10 AM

Tony Horne, Murphy Visiting Theatre Director, will discuss dramatic and literary considerations behind the direction of the play The Sparrow by Chris Mathews, Jake Minton, and Nathan Allen. [See February 22–25, 2017, for play performance schedule.]

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Paul Rowe, baritone & Martha Fischer, piano

Reves Recital Hall, 7:30 PM

Hendrix College of Music presents Paul Rowe, baritone and Martha Fischer, piano performing works by Robert Schumann, Maurice Ravel, and Scott Gendel. Admission is free and open to the public. The performance is part of the Harold Thompson Recital Series.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Annual Concerto and Aria Competition

Reves Recital Hall , 7:00 PM

Winner is announced at the Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra's Waltz Night Benefit and featured on the April 24 concert by the Hendrix College Chamber Sponsored by the Department of Music. For more information contact Dr. Karen Griebling at or 501-450-1243.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Annual Waltz Night Benefit

Trieschmann Gallery , 7:30 PM

Annual Waltz Night Benefit with the Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra, Dr. Karen Griebling conductor and Hendrix College Dance Ensemble, Brigette Rogers director. The orchestra performs waltzes, tangos, polkas and other ballroom dances and the audience is invited to dance.  The Hendrix College Dance Ensemble performs the grand finale as a ballet to the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz by Johann Strauss Jr. Proceeds from voluntary donations and matches benefit the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestras.  Admission is free and the public is invited. Alternate (snow date) Tuesday February 14 7:30 PM. 

Sponsored by the Department of Music. For more information contact Dr. Karen Griebling at or 501-450-1243.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Hendrix and Philander Smith 'Faith in Black and White' Series on Church & Race at Hendrix College

Mills A, 7:00 PM

Rev. Dr. F. Willis Johnson, senior minister of Wellspring Church in Ferguson, Missouri, will speak on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., in Mills A in the Mills Social Sciences Center at Hendrix College. Johnson gained national attention for his leadership in his community’s response to the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American teenager. He has been featured numerous times on NPR, and his work has appeared in Time Magazine and The Christian Century, among many others. His most recent book is Holding up Your Corner: Talking about Race in Your Community.

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