November 19, 2012 (Jackson) - The first installment of the 2012-2013 Best of Belhaven performance is on Monday, November 19. Students from the Belhaven Music Department will present the most outstanding performances of the semester in one powerful concert. This concert is a free to the public at starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

Dr. Stephen Sachs, Professor of Piano and Music Department Chair, said, “Best of Belhaven highlights the finest work of our student musicians each semester, with a smorgasbord of musical treats-everything from piano works, instrumental pieces and solo songs to chamber music, musical theatre, and new compositions.”

This exciting and diverse concert gives the audience a glimpse into the many concentrations available through Belhaven’s music degree program which include: Collaborative Piano and Pedagogy, Composition, Music Ministries, Musical Theatre, Performance and Vocal Pedagogy and Choral Conducting.

This is just one of the many exciting events from Belhaven’s School of the Arts. Check out Arts Ablaze for plays, dance and music concerts, poetry readings, gallery exhibits and more happening this year.


Belhaven University stands among select Christian colleges and universities and has been repeatedly named one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys." The University offers 30 academic majors across a full spectrum of disciplines as well as a variety of graduate programs. In addition, Belhaven has achieved the distinction of being among only 30 universities nationally accredited in each of the major arts – music, theatre, visual art and dance. All programs are taught from a Christian worldview perspective and are guided by the mission to prepare students academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Belhaven University serves over 3,700 students offering undergraduate and graduate degrees on its residential campus, an online degree program, and graduate and adult degree programs in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, and Atlanta.