The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]




Student Art Exhibition

ALL-STUDENT EXHIBITION November 11 through December 9, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, November 11 – 7:00 p.m. Melvin Art Gallery We invite you to join us for this annual exhibition showcasing the work of current FSC art majors. With a reputation as one of the strongest centers of art study in the southeast, FSC’s Department of […]




In Paradisum: The Faure Requiem

IN PARADISUM: THE FAURÉ REQUIEM Tuesday, November 8, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Concert Choir, Beth Gibbs, conductor Branscomb Auditorium French romanticist Gabriel Fauré’s setting of the requiem mass is among the most beloved of this text, with its prayerful and pensive tone making it a cherished pillar of choral literature. Exuding qualities of beauty, […]




Maids of Honor

MAIDS OF HONOR  (a second stage production) By Joan Casademont November 3-6, 2016 – 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Directed by Paul Bawek Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round This delightful, wise, and warm-hearted play centers on the impending marriage of Monica Bowlin, a successful local talk show host, and her two sisters, who have discovered […]




Bandtastic

BANDTASTIC V: BAND DAY ENCORE Friday, November 4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Bands and Guest Performers, Jo Jossim, Artistic Director Branscomb Auditorium Celebrating its fifth year as a highly anticipated Festival of Fine Arts must-see event, Bandtastic has proven that the stage simply isn’t big enough to hold this concert! As music from all […]




Maids of Honor

MAIDS OF HONOR  (a second stage production) By Joan Casademont November 3-6, 2016 – 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Directed by Paul Bawek Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round This delightful, wise, and warm-hearted play centers on the impending marriage of Monica Bowlin, a successful local talk show host, and her two sisters, who have discovered […]




Fall into Dance

FSC DANCE: FALL INTO DANCE 2016 Saturday, October 29, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 30, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. Erin LaSala, artistic director Branscomb Auditorium Join us in our first annual Florida Southern College fall dance concert, under the direction of Erin LaSala! Fall into Dance 2016 highlights an eclectic array of exciting choreography […]




Fall into Dance

FSC DANCE: FALL INTO DANCE 2016 Saturday, October 29, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 30, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. Erin LaSala, artistic director Branscomb Auditorium Join us in our first annual Florida Southern College fall dance concert, under the direction of Erin LaSala! Fall into Dance 2016 highlights an eclectic array of exciting choreography […]




Searching for Hope and Guidance

SEARCHING FOR HOPE AND GUIDANCE CHOIR CONCERT Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Chamber Singers, Beth Gibbs, conductor Branscomb Auditorium In an often challenging and chaotic world, music becomes a source of comfort, solace, and hope. In works such as Padre G. B. Martini’s Domine ad adjuvandum me festina (Lord, make haste to help […]




The Singing Trombone

THE SINGING TROMBONE Tuesday, October 25, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Brian Brink, trombone Paula Parsché, piano Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall Returning to the Faculty Artist Series, trombonist Brian Brink continues to capture the melodic character of the bass trombone through rich repertoire that includes folksongs, airs, ballads, and songs, not only from the instrument’s […]




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