Holiday Reflections Concert

 THE CHRISTMAS GALA (Festival of Fine Arts – Music) Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Each year, FSC’s Music Department shares the best of the season’s sacred and secular music with the community in this festive performance by students, faculty, and guests. We invite you to join us in beautifully decorated […]


 “OVER THE RAINBOW” Festival of Fine Arts Special Event Thursday, January 22, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Relive and encounter anew the timeless wonder of the music made famous by legendary entertainer Judy Garland in a tribute to her art and legacy, “Over the Rainbow.” In this performance, the remarkable contemporary songstress, Hilary Kole, in collaboration […]


THE VIOLIN ARTISTRY OF RIMMA! Faculty Artist Series – FREE ! featuring Rimma Bergeron-Langlois, Violin Thursday, January 29, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Last season, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster and violin virtuoso Rimma Bergeron-Langlois stunned the audience with a breathtaking artistic performance in her Faculty Artist Series debut. By popular demand, she returns this season with […]


FSC Festival of Fine Arts Monday, February 16, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Disproving the adage, “Those who can’t, teach,” the artist-teachers who make up FSC’s music faculty join forces to provide an uplifting and enjoyable musical evening. From resident faculty ensembles like the Hollingsworth Trio and FSC Faculty Brass Quintet, to individual and collaborative performances […]


Festival of Fine Arts Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Whether it is to lift our spirits, enhance a special moment, or simply provide pure enjoyment, there are many reasons why we all love music. This concert will explore why we sing and want to share what moves us in this beautiful art. The […]

Cambalache, a Chicano-Jarocho Group, Performs Concert in Lake Wales


November 6 from 5:30-6:45pm, Cambalache, a Chicano-Jarocho group based in East Los Angeles, performs on on the Downtown Concert Series. The concert takes place in front of the Polk State JD Alexander Center in Lake Wales. Cambalache, meaning exchange, is a Chicano-Jarocho group based in East Los Angeles. Founded in 2007 and led by César Castro (sonero, maestro […]


Festival of Fine Arts presents THE FSC JAZZ ENSEMBLE Thursday, March 26, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Season after season, the youthful members of the FSC Jazz Ensemble, under the expert leadership of Paul Butcher, Director of Jazz Studies, mesmerize and entertain audiences of all ages with their savvy musicianship and keen sense of style. This […]

Classical Mastery

FSC Choral

Festival of Fine Arts Tuesday, March 31, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Franz Joseph Haydn wrote many spectacular masses, especially at the end of his life. Under the baton of Beth Gibbs, the FSC Concert Choir will present one such late mass, the Missa in Angustiis, also known as the “Lord Nelson Mass.” In addition, other […]


Festival of Fine Arts Thursday, April 16, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. John Phillip Sousa described a march as music that “should make a man with a wooden leg step out.” Although most notable as a composer of marches, he also composed many other types of music. During his lifetime, he produced over two hundred works, […]


Festival of Fine Arts Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.       Concluding her first year as conductor of FSC’s Symphony Orchestra and director of FSC’s strings program, Kira Omelchenko leads her youthful ensemble through an evening of music designed to showcase the diversity of the orchestral repertoire. Please join this talented conductor as she presents […]

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