The March 2016 edition of the Battler Columns is here!
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Battler Columns – March 2016 Edition
“Live. Live! LIVE! Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death.”
PHILIPPI, W.Va. – The Alderson Broaddus University School of Music proudly presents the musical “MAME” April 7-9 at 7:30 in Funkhouser Auditorium on the AB campus.
The show is about an orphaned boy who is sent to live with his free spirited Auntie Mame and the adventures they have in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Filled with memorable songs, “Bosom Buddies”, “Mame”, and “Need a Little Christmas”; the show is sure to please young and old.
Dorian and Rowan Cottrill (from Volga-Century Elementary) play the two children in the show; the rest of the cast is made up of AB students and faculty. The production is directed by Assistant Professor of Music Lewis R. Hall.
The production will take place three nights only: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 5-7, with each show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for general admission and all students, faculty and staff with a valid Alderson Broaddus University ID gets in FREE.
Program holds local events
PHILIPPI, W.Va. – The Sport Management program at Alderson Broaddus University hosted their 2nd annual sit-volleyball event, on Sunday March 20, 2016. Sit-Volleyball is a Paralympic sport for disabled athletes also known as, Paralympic volleyball. The event was held in Rex Pyles Arena.
The Sport Management program would like to thank all of those who participated in this experience for their support of both the University and the Paralympic sport. Special thanks to Autumn Brown (2017) and Bobby Williams (2018) Physical Education students who helped educate participants on the rules and techniques of playing sit-volleyball. We would also like to congratulate team Two Ton Honeybuns consisting of members Shaun Greer, Logan Bauder, Hayden Crockett, Cory Beasy, and Jordan Butler on winning the 2nd Annual Sit Volleyball Tournament.
The Sport Management program is partnering with New Vision Renewable Energy (http://www.nvre.org/index.html) and the Mentoring Youth in Leadership initiative to host a series of fun recreational activities during the spring months. The next event is a Street Hockey and Gaga event taking place during AB’s “Do Good Weekend” on Friday April 8. Registration begins at 7 P.M. and events start at 7:30 P.M. Local youth and community members are invited to participate but youth must have a parent present for the entire event, which will take place near the Erickson Alumni Center.
Autumn Brown (Physical Education – 2017/Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete) teaching a team of Alderson Broaddus University students how to play sit-volleyball.
PHILIPPI, W.Va. – The Alderson Broaddus University School of Music presents its annual “Chamber Concert” on Thursday, March 31, at 7:30PM in Wilcox Chapel.
The concert features the AB University/Community Handbell Choir, AB Woodwind Ensembles, and AB Brass. The concert includes classical and contemporary compositions featuring handbells, handchimes, autoharps, and singing bells; flute, clarinet, and saxophone ensembles; brass quintet and brass choir; horn, clarinet, and euphonium student soloists; and an Irish jig accompanied by a bodhrán.
Directors Dr. Lillian F. Long, Mr. Matthew Swallow, and Dr. Timothy DeWitt are joined by guest conductor Dr. Judson F. Bracey.
This event is free and open to the public.
The February 2016 edition of the Battler Columns is here!
Please read and enjoy!
Battler Columns – February 2016 Edition