Bassoonist Extraordinaire

 (Faculty Artist Series) FREE ADMISSION! Featuring Fernando Traba, Bassoon Wednesday, November 12, 2014 – 7:30 p.m. Principal bassoonist with the Sarasota Orchestra, Fernando Traba is a consummate chamber musician, orchestra player, and soloist. Tonight’s performance of works for bassoon will reflect the versatility and appeal of this mysterious instrument – as well as the diversity […]



A musical presented by FSC Theatre Arts department. Book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Larson Directed by James Beck November 13-16, 2014; November 20-23, 2014 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Based loosely on Puccini’s opera, La Bohème, “Rent” is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today. Winner of the Tony […]


FSC Choral

Festival of Fine Arts One of John Rutter’s most beloved works for choir and orchestra, the Magnificat is a beautiful expression of this ancient and highly revered text. Come join the FSC Concert Choir under the direction of Beth Gibbs and the FSC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Kira Omelchenko as they combine forces […]

Holiday Reflections Concert

 THE CHRISTMAS GALA (Festival of Fine Arts – Music) Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Each year, FSC’s Music Department shares the best of the season’s sacred and secular music with the community in this festive performance by students, faculty, and guests. We invite you to join us in beautifully decorated […]

The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

FLORIDA DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S “THE NUTCRACKER” (Festival of Fine Arts Special Event) Saturday, December 20, 2014 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 21, 2014 – 2:30 p.m. Lakeland’s own professional dance company, the Florida Dance Theatre, brings its celebrated annual production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” to the stage of Branscomb Auditorium. Come see this timeless […]

FSC Celebrates Grand Opening of Wynee Warden Dance Studio

fdt dance

The public is invited to attend a FREE event on the Florida Southern College Festival of Fine Arts. “An Evening of Classical Ballet” features audience favorites from the classical ballet repertoire on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm in Branscomb Auditorium. In celebration of the grand opening of the Wynee Warden Dance Studio, please join FSC for an exclusive […]


 “OVER THE RAINBOW” Festival of Fine Arts Special Event Thursday, January 22, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Relive and encounter anew the timeless wonder of the music made famous by legendary entertainer Judy Garland in a tribute to her art and legacy, “Over the Rainbow.” In this performance, the remarkable contemporary songstress, Hilary Kole, in collaboration […]


THE VIOLIN ARTISTRY OF RIMMA! Faculty Artist Series – FREE ! featuring Rimma Bergeron-Langlois, Violin Thursday, January 29, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Last season, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster and violin virtuoso Rimma Bergeron-Langlois stunned the audience with a breathtaking artistic performance in her Faculty Artist Series debut. By popular demand, she returns this season with […]


FSC Festival of Fine Arts Monday, February 16, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Disproving the adage, “Those who can’t, teach,” the artist-teachers who make up FSC’s music faculty join forces to provide an uplifting and enjoyable musical evening. From resident faculty ensembles like the Hollingsworth Trio and FSC Faculty Brass Quintet, to individual and collaborative performances […]


Festival of Fine Arts Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. Whether it is to lift our spirits, enhance a special moment, or simply provide pure enjoyment, there are many reasons why we all love music. This concert will explore why we sing and want to share what moves us in this beautiful art. The […]

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