LAKELAND ART GUILD EXHIBIT

 For over thirty years, the Melvin & Burks Galleries at FSC have partnered with the Lakeland Art Guild to host their annual spring exhibition.  Founded in 1952, the Lakeland Art Guild is the oldest local community arts organization in Polk County.  We are pleased to exhibit works created by local artists, both established and emerging, […]

FSC Art Exhibit

 Our final student exhibition showcases artwork created by Florida Southern’s own senior studio art students. Each senior explores a unique central idea over the course of a year and creates a thematic body of work that conveys the technical and experiential nature of artist expression and creation.  The results of their refreshingly artistic individual approaches […]

Spirit of the Violin

 How wonderful to have our last Faculty Artist Series performance of the year be given by violinist Rimma Bergeron-Langlois and her formidable partner at the piano, Keiko Andrews!  Together, these two remarkable musicians have led us through recitals that have engaged, challenged, and even gently humored us. You will enjoy the surprises they have to […]

Reflections

 The year 2019 marks the twentieth FSC spring band concert led by Dr. Jo Jossim! Can you believe it?  In this performance, she will pull some musical pieces from previous spring concerts that allow her to look back on past bands and themes, but – because wind band literature is always evolving and changing – […]

Soirée at Prince Orlofsky’s

A masked ball takes place at Prince Orlofsky’s Villa in Vienna, and as guests arrive (including Eisenstein, Adele, Dr. Falke, and Rosalinde), many begin to resemble people or characters from other lands or operas. As the energy builds (and the champagne flows), guests begin performing scenes from various operas and operettas by composers that include […]

See How they Run

 In a hilarious case of mistaken identity, this play is set in the idyllic English village of Merton-cum-Middlewick during the 1940s. It is World War II, and the village inhabitants are preparing themselves for the imminent threat of Nazi invasion. However, resident spinster, Miss Skillon, becomes convinced that her beloved vicar’s wife is having an […]

The Crucible

Harrison School for the Arts presents “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. Presented in the Harrison Black Box Theatre. Tickets: Adults $13, Ages 18 and under $10.

Women of Note

 To once again celebrate women composers who have made significant contributions to music, Professor Diane Stahl proudly presents Women of Note II. Encompassing different genres, from voice to chamber music, an impressive group of faculty artists will offer you an evening of total joy as they share music composed by such extraordinary women as Clara […]

Festival Te Deum

 The historic and sacred Te Deum (Thee, O God) text is a beloved annunciation of praise set by countless composers.  In this special evening of choral music spanning the centuries, Beth Gibbs and FSC’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir share several settings of this well-known laud and celebrate the many ways the praise can be […]

Jazz Extraordinaire

In this special concert dedicated to all things jazz, the youthful members of the Florida Southern College Jazz Ensemble pool their considerable talents, wonderful instrumental techniques, and creative passions to provide us with an evening filled with a variety of jazz music.  Please join this group, and some very special guest artists as they lead […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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