Symphonic Celebrations

Celebrating the remarkable range of styles and roles played by the symphony orchestra in the world of music, FSC’s Symphony Orchestra offers an extraordinary program of music designed to showcase the beauty and breadth of expression inherent in this treasured musical medium.  With Beethoven’s dramatic Egmont Overture and Rimsky-Korsakov’s colorful Capriccio Espagnol providing the core […]

FSC Dance: New Beginnings

We invite you to join us for the exciting inaugural concert of FSC’s new dance program, under the direction of Erin LaSala! With a rich roster of talented dance majors and minors in place, this performance will feature innovative choreography by FSC faculty and nationally–acclaimed guest choreographers.  Adding to the excitement, the dancers of Lakeland’s […]

Piano, Times Two

Believing that the only thing better than one piano is two, Fen-Fang Chen and Paula Parsché of FSC’s piano faculty join forces – and pianos – to present a delightful evening of four-hand piano music. Featuring the works of notable composers for piano, this duo-piano team will treat you to such familiar pieces as Schubert’s […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare, Directed by Paul Bawek April 7-10; 14-17, 2016 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) William Shakespeare’s most popular and widely performed comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is a tale of love, mischief, and misadventure surrounding the wedding festivities of the Duke of Athens.  The threat of an impending arranged marriage and the […]

The Winds of Change

What changed first, the band or the music?  In answer to that question, the FSC Symphony Band traces the transformation of the wind ensemble and its repertoire from the 1950’s through the present.  From band music that shifted from transcriptions to original works – and musical innovations that incorporated compositional and textural changes – judge […]

Voices of the People: Reconstructing Beauty

April 2, 7-8:30pm. FREE. Derek Menchan, cello and Carl Cranmer, piano perform the works of Rachmaninoff, Chopin and more.

Wind Ensemble Concert

Thursday, March 31 at 7pm Harrison Wind Ensemble Concert. Adults $11, Students/Seniors $9.

Roll Out the Red Carpet for Harrison

March 12 @ 7pm. Harrison School for the Arts annual fundraising gala.

Lake Wales Arts Festival

2013 Lake Wales Arts Festival

Feb 27 & 28, from 10 am – 5 pm. The Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival has a 45-year-old tradition of celebrating and exhibiting quality works of art by fine artists and artisans with up to 100 artists competing for more than $30,000 in awards! Presented by the Lake Wales Arts Council, the […]

History of Bebop with the Shawn Edmonds Quintet

The Shawn Edmonds Quintet returns to Polk State College for two free concerts. The Shawn Edmonds Quintet previously performed at Polk State in February 2015. This week, the ensemble returns as part of the College’s Voices of the People concert series and Black History Month celebration. The ensemble’s namesake, Shawn Edmonds, is a trumpeter who […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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