Celtic Woman Voices of Angels 2017

Tickets on sale: Wednesday, October 5th at 12 p.m. Multi-platinum international music sensation, Celtic Woman, presents VOICES OF ANGELS, a captivating new show for 2017. VOICES OF ANGELS showcases the angelic voices of Susan McFadden, Mairead Carlin, Eabha McMahon and introduces the breathtaking new Celtic violinist Tara McNeill, accompanied by a group of equally talented […]

Benise Strings of Passion

The Prince of Spanish Guitar, BENISE, armed with his Spanish Guitar and international dance troupe takes us on a musical journey through Salsa, Flamenco, Samba, Waltz, and Tango. ‘Strings of Passion’ reveals the cultural and personal influences that have shaped the man and the musician. Go center stage with BENISE on the road from Spain, […]

The Pirates of Penzance

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE by Gilbert and Sullivan Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Opera Theatre, Mark Thomsen, director FSC Opera Orchestra, Kira Omelchenko, conductor Branscomb Auditorium One of Gilbert’s and Sullivan’s most popular comic operas, The Pirates of Penzance tells the story of Frederic, an apprentice aboard a friendly pirate ship, and Mabel, the […]


PIPPIN is a high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, PIPPIN will lift you up and leave you smiling. This unforgettable new production is the winner of four 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival. Hailed as “an eye-popping, jaw-dropping extravaganza” (NY1), […]

Let It Be – A Celebration of the Beatles Music

Direct from London’s West End and Broadway, the show that has been seen by over 2 million people worldwide is introducing a brand new show for the 2016 touring season! Relive the past from Ed Sullivan to Abbey Road, and imagine the reunion that never was. Enter a time capsule and turn back the clock […]

Shen Yun

5,000 YEARS IN THE MAKING Grace. Beauty. Energy. Adventure. Thrilling leaps and delicate, floating spins. Classical Chinese dance has it all. How is an art form that’s thousands of years old still so amazing and fun to watch? The secret is its roots in the divinely-inspired culture of ancient China. CHINESE MARTIAL ARTS ROOTS Did […]

Quintessential Brass

QUINTESSENTIAL BRASS Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Faculty Brass Quintet Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall Back by popular request, the members of FSC’s Faculty Brass Quintet have chosen works for this performance that each believes to be a quintessential part of the brass quintet repertoire. Covering a gamut of styles, techniques, and sounds […]

The Kingston Trio

In 1957 THE KINGSTON TRIO emerged from San Francisco’s North Beach club scene to take the country by storm, bringing the rich tradition of American folk music into the mainstream for the first time. During the late 50’s & early 60’s, the Trio enjoyed unprecedented record sales and worldwide fame, while influencing the musical tastes […]

World Music

WORLD MUSIC: CULTURES, CUSTOMS, AND COLORS Tuesday, January 31, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Fen-Fang Chen, director and pipa Dave Coash, percussion; Stacey McColley, clarinet; Beth Gibbs, voice Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall In an exciting evening dedicated to the exploration of music beyond Euro-American cultures, these faculty artists will draw on national, regional, and local […]

The Original Stars of American Bandstand Featuring Shirley Alston Reeves, Johnny Tillotson, Brian Hyland, Chris Montez, Merrilee Rush

In 1959 one man had an idea…Hire some buses, load up the brightest stars and a generation’s greatest sounds and take the show on the road.  Now The Original Stars of American Bandstand are back on the bus.  These are the artists and this is the music that defined a generation.  It will be a […]

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