In 1946, The Divine Creator looked at one of the pages in his manuscript of eternity, and decided to put to paper, a new symphony. On the top center of the first page, He decided to name this new work, "The Aeolians of Oakwood University". On the top right side of the page was the name Eva B. Dykes, dated 1946. On the left side of the page, the section that suggests the expressive elements of the music, the words read, "with passion, far reaching, sometimes allegro, sometimes andante, with great discipline, but moreover, with a loving heart!". Some symphonies have the longevity as long as an ice cube in a microwave, however the one who created this symphony cannot be confined in time and so you were chosen to be a steward of this precious gift.
Many will return during the dates April 13-16th to celebrate the annual Alumni weekend. The 70th anniversary of this ensemble deserves to be celebrated and recognized. We hope that you can join us for this very important milestone. This will allow you to reconnect with your fellow choir members, and meet other Aeolian alumni over the many era’s. Think about your time spent in worship during rehearsal, or ministering at those many churches or competing in a world class competition or embracing little children on the mission field. The Aeolian experience has molded our lives for the better.
We are excited to include an Aeolian registration page that you would find helpful and serve to keep things organized. The items included within the package you should find to be nostalgic. If you would like to sing in divine hour service and participate in the rehearsals, please select within your registration package.
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We invite you to check out the full Homecoming weekend schedule, but wanted to highlight our special anniversary schedule:
FRIDAY, April 14thCheck in - 8am -1pm Peters HallRehearsal - 2-4pm Mosley Complex
SATURDAY - April 14thMusical Prelude - 10am Von Braun Center Divine Worship - 11am Von Braun CenterSabbath Lunch - 2pm Millet Activity Center Oakwood University70th Anniversary Concert - 6pm Oakwood University Church
SUNDAY - April 15thAlumni Village
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