Symphonic Jubilations

SYMPHONIC JUBILATIONS Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Pre-concert presentation at 7:00 p.m.) FSC Symphony Orchestra, Kira Omelchenko, conductor Branscomb Auditorium Heralding the end of the Festival of Fine Arts performance season, the FSC Symphony Orchestra presents a vibrant evening of symphonic music designed to showcase this mighty musical medium and its full range […]

Entrances and Connections

FSC DANCE: ENTRANCES AND CONNECTIONS Saturday, April 22, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017 – 2:30 p.m. Erin LaSala, artistic director Branscomb Auditorium Just as the medium of movement is the language of dance, every choreographed entrance marks the beginning of a connection between audience members and dancers. Entrances and Connections features new […]

FSC Marks Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday

It has been suggested that there are five American thinkers and inventors who have changed the way we live today: Thomas Jefferson, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright (1867-1959) is generally regarded as one of the greatest architects of the modern era, and his innovations are part and parcel of […]

Cityscapes

CITYSCAPES BAND CONCERT Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Symphony Band, Jo Jossim, conductor Branscomb Auditorium While architects create meaning through spatial “frozen” relationships of rhythm, proportion, and harmony, composers create meaning through the “fluid” interaction over time of these same elements. Using parallels and contrasts between architecture and music, FSC’s Symphony Band […]

The Rimers of Eldritch

THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH April 6-9; 13-16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) By Lanford Wilson Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre An Off-Broadway success and winner of the Vernon Rice Award, this highly imaginative and affecting play is a portrait of Eldritch, a once-prosperous mining town in Missouri – […]

Dreams and Innovations

DREAMS AND INNOVATIONS CHOIR CONCERT Monday, April 10, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Concert Choir, Beth Gibbs, conductor Branscomb Auditorium Ideas. Invention. Progress. Many pivotal elements of today’s society and culture were once deemed radical, and we owe much to the brilliance of past dreamers and innovators who persevered to bring new ideas to light. […]

Studio Art Thesis Exhibition

SENIOR STUDIO ART THESIS EXHIBITION April 7 through April 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, April 7, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Melvin Art Gallery We are delighted to present this capstone senior studio art thesis exhibition in celebration of the skill, talent, and creativity of our senior art majors. Highly sought-after for top graduate programs throughout […]

The Rimers of Eldritch

THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH April 6-9; 13-16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) By Lanford Wilson Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre An Off-Broadway success and winner of the Vernon Rice Award, this highly imaginative and affecting play is a portrait of Eldritch, a once-prosperous mining town in Missouri – […]

Women of Note

WOMEN OF NOTE Monday, April 3, 2017 – 7:30 PM Diane Stahl, director Hollingsworth Trio; Colleen Blagov, flute; Chen/Parsché Piano Duo; Steven Laraia, viola Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall In celebration of women composers who have “quietly” made significant contributions to music throughout history, we present an impressive group of faculty artists who will perform […]

Jazz Odyssey

JAZZ ODYSSEY Thursday, March 30, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Jazz Ensemble, Paul Butcher, director Branscomb Auditorium Join veteran jazz performer, composer, and educator Paul Butcher and FSC’s Jazz Ensemble as they take us on a journey through the extraordinary range of styles, techniques, and musical ideas that make up jazz. With energy and panache, […]

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