Celebrate Dance Gala

The Lakeland based Florida Dance Theatre is hosting its 3rd Annual Celebrate Dance Festival April 24th through 26th 2015. The festival includes 3 days of master dance classes in a variety of dance techniques taught by professionals from around the country, a Gala concert performance at Florida Southern’s Branscomb Auditorium, and a free performance at […]

ORCHESTRAL PERSPECTIVES

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 […]

Apr 26: Cookie Concert

This free annual performance offers a relaxed, interactive experience for elementary aged children and their families—one where dancing in the aisle is encouraged! Children are invited to participate in an interactive pre-concert demonstration of instruments with ISO musicians and are then treated to a 45 minute concert full of fun moments with the orchestra. 2:00PM […]

THE OTHER SIDE OF SOUSA

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, […]

Apr 16: The Other Side of Sousa

FSC Band Day

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, including symphonic poems, suites, songs, and operettas. Come hear the other […]

Opening Reception: Senior Studio Art Thesis Exhibition

Join in celebrating the culmination of their study at Florida Southern College in this exhibition, where you will be both delighted and inspired by the creative freshness and the polish of their work. The John R. Reuter Studio Art Award will be announced at the opening reception. Opening Reception: Friday, April 10 – 7 p.m. […]

Senior Student Art Thesis Exhibition

Each year, many FSC senior studio art majors go on to top graduate programs. Join the seniors, students, faculty and guests in celebrating the culmination of their study at Florida Southern College in this exhibition, where you will be both delighted and inspired by the creative freshness and the polish of their work. The John R. Reuter Studio […]

The Trip to Bountiful

The Trip to Bountiful

April 2–5; April 9–12, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Loca Lee Buckner Theatre The Trip to Bountiful tells the touching story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who wants to return home from Houston to the small town where she grew up. Frequently stopped from leaving by her daughter-in-law and overprotective son […]

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 […]

TANGO BUENOS AIRES

“SONG OF EVA PERÓN”   Festival of Fine Arts Special Event Saturday, March 28, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. This internationally renowned company uses the art of tango to journey through the life of one of Argentina’s most important and compelling historical figures, Eva Perón. Celebrated for their impeccable technique, dramatic flourish, unbridled passion, and above all, […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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