Spirit of the Violin

 How wonderful to have our last Faculty Artist Series performance of the year be given by violinist Rimma Bergeron-Langlois and her formidable partner at the piano, Keiko Andrews!  Together, these two remarkable musicians have led us through recitals that have engaged, challenged, and even gently humored us. You will enjoy the surprises they have to […]

Hollingsworth Trio

Embracing the classic chamber music combination of violin, cello, and piano, the members of the popular Hollingsworth Trio share an evening of beautiful music designed to engage the listener in every way.  Choosing from a potpourri of delightful pieces for the ensemble, these charming musicians are guaranteed to demonstrate and celebrate the supremely collaborative art […]

JULIAN GARGIULO

JULIAN GARGIULO, Pianist: Back By Popular Demand!  When last seen in Lakeland in January 2017, this incredible piano virtuoso and Steinway Artist had just completed his second year in Florida Southern College’s Festival of Fine Arts, sharing (with his favorite audience) his inimitable style, irrepressible humor, and brilliant musicianship. Back, due to popular demand, he […]

Great Expectations

Without a doubt, there is much in life that we are expected to do – and many ways in which we are supposed to act.  But what would happen if we were to defy those expectations and travel a new path?  In an extraordinary evening performance featuring music by composers like Sydney Guillaume, Adolphus Hailstork, […]

Songs of Motherhood

“Finally Playing My Type”  During this wonderful evening, mezzo soprano Christianne Roll, FSC’s Musical Theatre director, acknowledges a prediction made by theatre professors years ago: She is best-suited to play a mom in musical theatre!  Examining her real life role as a mother and songs from famous musical theatre moms, Christianne’s recital will include classics […]

Dick Hyman: An Evening of Solo Jazz Piano

A performance at the Lake Wales Arts Center on September 7 at 7pm. $30 members/$35 nonmembers. Richard Hyman is an American jazz pianist and composer. Over a 60-year career, he has functioned as a pianist, organist, arranger, music director, electronic musician, and, increasingly, as a composer. While developing a masterful facility for improvisation in his own […]

Voices of the People: Eloquence

Chamber Music Series performance with a piano trio composed of Carl Cranmer, piano; Kyle Lombard, violin; Derek Menchan, cello.

Pianist Jonathan Reed

The Polk State Lake Wales Arts Center will present a free concert by pianist Jonathan Reed, who infuses hope into every note he plays — even the ones he can’t hear. Reed began playing the piano 23 years ago. Today, he holds a doctorate in musical arts from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, […]

Spring Piano Concert

Piano Keys

Harrison School for the Arts is proud to present their Spring Piano Concert to be held on Thursday, April 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the main theatre. This concert will feature piano students in grades 9 – 12 performing a variety of solo and ensemble repertoire from Beethoven, Chopin, and Rachmaninoff to light blues. Proceeds […]

Piano Recital of Dr. Young-Ah Tak

Piano Keys

February 23, 2016. Adults $5, Students $3

Polk Arts Alliance

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