“History of Bebop”

Voices of the People: History of Bebop. Solo recital musical performance.

Memories of a Golden Age

Performance featuring Richard Smith on guitar and Julie Adams on cello. Since 2000, this husband-and-wife team has toured around the world, surprising audiences with Richard’s guitar genius and Julie’s lyrical style on the cello. Richard Smith specializes in the finger-style tradition of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. Cost: $15 Arts Council members, $20 non-members, […]

Music of Woody Guthrie

A function of the “Tuesday Music Club,” this is musical presentation by Carole Flateau, followed by catered lunch at noon. Call Betty at 863-853-1219 for reservations

Salute to African American Composers

Imperial Symphony Orchestra photo by Thomas Mack

The ISO commemorates Black History Month with a concert of works by African American composers from pre-Mozart through the 20th century. Special guests will include vocalist Quentin Darrington.

Brush Up on Your Shakespeare!

From the Florida Southern College Faculty Artist Series: a faculty/student vocal showcase.

Valentine’s Day Carillon Concert

Photo of Geert de Hollander playing the Bok Tower Carillon taken by Mike Potthast.

Enjoy carillon music while strolling the gardens. Performances at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Celebration of the Power of Music to Move Us

From the longing for freedom to religious devotion to expressions of romantic love, we turn to music when it seems that words fall short. Join us for a wide-ranging showcase of performances by the Southeastern University Department of Music’s students and faculty.

TMC Dinner Theatre Scholarship Fundraiser

Entertainment by the Broadway Chorus, directed by Sharon Lakin.

Presidents’ Day Carillon Concert

Bok Tower Carillon

Celebrate Presidents’ Day by enjoying carillon music while strolling the gardens.

Over 55 Show Band: Love Tunes

The Over 55 Show Band is composed of musicians ranging in age from 40 to 80, and it has been performing in the area for more than 20 years

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494