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mosaic of events at Seattle Pacific University

Renowned national and international speakers, some of Seattle's most engaging theatre performances, memorable concerts, outstanding athletic competition. SPU hosts many opportunities for you to connect with others and enrich your life. Explore upcoming events and get involved.

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Ensemble[21] Concert
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The debut concert of this new music ensemble features original music of SPU composers and a cutting-edge 21st-century repertoire. The concert will be in Nickerson Studios near campus beginning at 7:30 p.m.

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No Limits, No Boundaries Event Honors Local Architect
Rescheduled: Thursday, April 25, 2019

SPU’s Disability Support Services presents this annual event focused on increasing campus and community awareness of disability and honoring an individual whose life, spirit, and work reflect their commitment to access, inclusion, and reconciliation. This year’s speaker and recipient of the No Limits, No Boundaries Award is local architect Karen Braitmayer FAIA. The event will be held in Nickerson Studios, 6–7:30 p.m.


Social Venture Plan Competition

A Different Kind of Business Competition 
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

This unique event is designed to encourage students from all majors to develop entrepreneurial projects that can make a difference in the world. The public is invited to learn about the projects and vote for the "People's Choice" award.

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A Wrinkle in Time
April 25–27, May 2–4, 2019

The SPU Theatre Department presents this beloved story by Madeleine L’Engle. One of literature’s most enduring heroines, Meg Murry, is back to join forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, and others to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity, and find herself.

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Voices of Autism: Individuals, Families, and Professionals
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Come hear discussions from experts and families living with autism, and take part in a resource fair to connect individuals who have ASD and their families with community programs in Washington state. This annual event is sponsored by SPU’s School of Psychology, Family, and Community.

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Two Public Events With Dr. John Perkins
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The co-founder of SPU’s Perkins Center and one of the leading evangelical voices to come out of the American civil rights movement, Dr. Perkins returns to campus for his annual lecture series. He will speak during weekly chapel at 11:10 a.m., and then again at 7:30 p.m. Both events will be held in First Free Methodist Church, adjacent to campus.

Theater

Family Concert for Kids of All Ages
Sunday, May 5, 2019

The first half of this special concert exploring nature though music will feature Spanish and Latin American works inspired by Pinocchio and Puss in Boots. The second half will highlight works celebrating aspects of the natural world. The concert will be in Nickerson Studios near campus beginning at 4 p.m., and is free and wheelchair accessible. 

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Choirs in Concert
Friday, May 10, 2019

The final concert of the year features all the student choirs celebrating unity in diversity by coming together in song. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m, and is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Choir Ensemble

Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The chamber recital concert showcases small ensembles together in one place. Featured groups range from chamber brass to flute ensembles, from a saxophone ensemble to a string quartet. The concert will be in Nickerson Studios near campus beginning at 7:30 p.m. and is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Wind Ensemble

Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert  
Friday, May 17, 2019

Join the SPU Wind Ensemble for their final concert of the season. While the medium of wind band is traditionally a Western European art form, the ensemble continues its exploration of music from other cultures. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m, and is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Opera Workshop

Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop and Performance
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Enjoy an evening of scenes from well-known operas and musical theatre featuring students from the Music and Theatre departments. The concert will be in Nickerson Studios near campus beginning at 7:30 p.m., and is free and wheelchair accessible. 

School of Business, Government, and Economics

Graduate Business Programs Open House
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Seattle Pacific business graduate programs are known for uncompromising ethics and outstanding academics. Learn about the MBAMS-ISM, and MAM degrees, talk with graduate program representatives, and get all your questions answered. 

Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble Concert
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The concert features music from throughout the history of jazz, from swing to cool jazz to fusion. The Jazz Ensemble is directed by Instructor of Jazz History and Jazz Piano Dan Kramlich. The concert will be in Nickerson Studios near campus beginning at 7:30 p.m., and is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Brass Ensemble

Symphony Orchestra Concert
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Under the direction of Director of Orchestra Julia Tai, the final concert of the season continues to explores a variety of western classical music, including Mozart, Beethoven, and modern day composers. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m. It is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

The concert features a variety of chamber ensembles from the percussion studio, ranging from multiple percussion pieces to ethnic drum ensembles. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m., and is free and wheelchair accessible. The concert will be livestreamed.

Youth Soccer

Falcon Youth Sports Camps
June, July, August, 2019

Register now for summer camps in youth soccer, basketball, running, volleyball. and gymnastics.

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Parking and Directions

Guests may park in campus commuter parking lots (with the exception of the S lot) after 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and anytime Saturday and Sunday. Parking is also available on local residential streets as marked.

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Seattle Pacific University is committed to providing equal access and reasonable accommodation in its programs for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Support Services office in advance of the event at 206-281-2272, TTY 206-281-2224, or dss@spu.edu.

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