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The current group of Eight Bells performs “Seize the Day” from Newsies. From left to right are Tyler Marwood, Jonathan Brandt, David Bacon, Thomas Meyer, Matthew Barker, Johnathan Neiswinger, Brian Freed and Brendon Petersheim.

Spring 2007 is proving a busy season for Geneva’s fine arts students performing in a variety of upcoming shows.

The college choir, The Genevans, performed home concerts March 23 and 24 with a theme of “Times and Seasons.” Select small groups, including Grace Notes, Eight Bells and Madrigal Singers, also performed several numbers. Directed by Dr. Robert M. Copeland, the choir recently returned from an 11-day tour over spring break.

The Geneva College Stage Band will present “In the Mood XII” at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14. This year’s repertoire will include big-band music of the 1930s and 1940s ranging from “Blues on the Double” and “Strike Up the Band” to “Here Comes Santa Claus” and “Get Me to the Church on Time.”

Tickets for the event, held in the John H. White Chapel in Old Main, are $6 for adults and $3 for students. Call 724-847-6660 for more information.

That same weekend Geneva’s theatre department will present The School for Scandal, a restoration comedy, at The Studio Theatre. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday (April 12-14), with a matinee at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14.

Tickets cost $5 for general admission, $3.50 for Geneva faculty and staff, $3 for Geneva students and senior citizens, and $2 for all children under 12. To buy tickets or for more information, contact the box office at 724-847-5099.

Also upcoming are a percussion ensemble concert Wednesday, April 18; the Jubilation in Bronze handbell concert Tuesday, April 24; and Geneva’s Concert Band performance Saturday, April 28. Call 724-847-6660 for more information.

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