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. […]

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 […]

Assisted Living The Musical

ASSISTED LIVING: THE MUSICAL® is a 75-minute vaudeville-esque revue originally written for two actors and a pianist. The show’s host couple enters heaven, suspecting their son pulled the plug… to get his hands on Dad’s vintage Corvette. They don’t seem to mind. Instead, the couple fondly remembers Pelican Roost, an active, full-service retirement community.

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, […]

The Osmonds

THE OSMONDS (MERRILL, JAY AND JIMMY) are no strangers to show business. THE OSMONDS are one of the most well-known entertainment families in the world. Their example of an unfailing belief in God and family, along with a wide-range of talent, creates the unique combination that has led to the tremendous success of the Osmonds. […]

From Generation to Generation

FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION CHOIR CONCERT Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Chamber Singers, Beth Gibbs, conductor Festival of Fine Arts: Branscomb Auditorium Branscomb Auditorium Whether found in familiar folk tunes or works by poets and composers, stories and traditions are often passed down through song. Featuring selections by choral composers such as […]

The TEN Tenors: The Power of Ten

The Power of TEN is a celebration of the exhilarating and unique sound for which The TEN Tenors are now world-renowned. In this spectacular new show, The TEN Tenors take on the most dynamic songs in the world, soaring through classical arias and giving rock anthems that special tenorial treatment. This electrifying night of world-class […]

The Chieftains

Six-time Grammy Award winners, THE CHIEFTAINS, have been highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and International scale. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music has notably hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.

Music Faculty Showcase

A MUSIC FACULTY SHOWCASE: EDITION 2017 Monday, March 13, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Music Faculty Branscomb Auditorium Members of FSC’s distinguished music faculty join forces to present a delightful program of solo and chamber music in repertoire ranging from vocal to strings, piano, and instrumental. A special treat will be the first FSC performance […]

Annie

Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable […]

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