A weekend of the best in Christian music will be the stuff of the next Pacific Artist Series from Fresno Pacific University.
As part of the university’s hosting of the 2022 National Conference of the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers (CFAMC) March 25-26, two concerts of music by fellowship members will be presented.
Choirs’ concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2022. Admission $7 general audience, $5 seniors and $3 FPU community. Advance tickets at eventbrite.com/e/pacific-artist-series-cfamc-choir-concert-tickets-229144426147
Chamber music concert will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022. Admission $15 general audience, $10 seniors and $5 FPU community. Advance tickets at eventbrite.com/e/pacific-artist-series-cfamc-chamber-concert-tickets-288626388297
Both concerts will be in Butler Church, 4884 E. Butler Ave., Fresno. All performers will be FPU students. More information at fresno.edu/pacificartist
The Pacific Artists Series is the flagship cycle of concerts presented by Fresno Pacific University Music Department. The series brings a variety of musical styles and genres to Fresno and the Valley. Notable past performers have included Janai Brugger (soprano), Rong-Huey Liu (oboe), Francesca Dego (violin), Eugene Friesen (cello), Ruta Bloomfield (harpsichord), Andrew Funk (bass), Del Sol Quartet and many more. FPU faculty and graduates have also presented concerts.
All visitors must comply with the established guidelines, including social distancing. Face masks are recommended while in the church sanctuary. FPU reserves the right to adjust these guidelines as federal, state and local policies change.
Fresno Pacific University is the only accredited Christian university founded in the Central Valley. FPU offers undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation to more than 3,500 traditional and adult students on the main campus in southeast Fresno and regional campuses in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 8,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, and is a Hispanic Serving Institution, with a Hispanic student population of 56 percent. FPU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. Both U.S. News and Washington Monthly include FPU on their “Best Value” and “Best Bang for the Buck” lists, U.S. News places it at number 13 in its category for student social mobility and Money has ranked it at number 11 among 50 Best Colleges for Transfer Students.