LRU Concert Series presents The Cleveland Duo & James Umble

As part of Lenoir-Rhyne University’s 2014-15 Concert Series, a performance by The Cleveland Duo and James Umble will be presented on Friday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Grace Chapel.

“It is rare to find a group with this instrumentation and this level of innovative, eclectic programming,” said John Cheek, Professor of Music at Lenoir-Rhyne. “We are proud to present what promises to be a unique and captivating performance.” According to Cheek, the concert will feature a program of chamber music, jazz and Jewish music for saxophone, violins and piano.

Ecumenical Worship Service scheduled at Lenoir-Rhyne

Students at Lenoir-Rhyne University are offering an ecumenical worship service to conclude the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on Sunday, January 25 at 5:00 p.m. in Grace Chapel.

Students from many organizations including Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Movement, and Ratio Christi will join with visitors and guests to offer what is planned as an hour-long service of praise and celebration.

Members of the LR campus as well as the community are invited and encouraged to attend. For more information, contact the university’s pastor, Pastor Andrew Weisner at (828) 328-1741 or


Alive Inside documentary to be presented at Lenoir-Rhyne

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Lenoir-Rhyne University in partnership with the Western Piedmont Area Agency on Aging will present Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory. This award winning documentary focuses on people diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive impairments and how music therapy can help ease their suffering. There are two viewings scheduled on Thursday, February 5 in Belk Centrum on the LR campus.