String Chamber Concert

SEU Orchestra

Our string scholars tune up to present an exquisite array of melodic works. General: $5 Students: $3

A JOURNEY THROUGH LIGHT AND SPACE

 Tonight Jo Jossim and the Florida Southern College Symphony Band invite you to join them on a special musical journey exploring light and its infinite destinations into space. Among the selected pieces that will assist this musical ensemble in taking their journey are John Mackey’s Aurora Awakes, a piece about the heralding of the coming […]

STRINGS AND OTHER THINGS …

The members of the Hollingsworth Trio have been invited to return to the FSC Faculty Artist Series this spring to lead a performance celebrating strings – and other things – in performance.  Certainly, the Trio (Parsché, Sedloff, and Thielen) has become rather well-oriented to that concept with over 30 years of performing as a piano […]

ORCHESTRAL TREASURES

Concluding her first year as conductor of Florida Southern College’s Symphony Orchestra and strings program, Martha Placeres leads her ensemble through an evening of music designed to showcase the diversity of orchestral repertoire and the hard work of her students. Through varied pieces by a variety of composers, you’ll hear some familiar pieces, yes – […]

JAZZ BRILLIANCE!

 We are so pleased this evening to bring back the youthful enthusiasm and savvy musicianship of our Florida Southern College Jazz Ensemble under the expert leadership of Jeff Benatar. For this special performance, Dr. Benatar has engaged internationally known jazz trumpeter Clay Jenkins as guest Artist-in-Residence – to work with the students for a few […]

PIANO, PIPA, AND CHINESE MUSIC

 Come and enjoy an evening dedicated to exploration of Chinese music through piano and pipa with Fen-Fang Chen.  This evening’s interactive recital will provide opportunities for you to experience various Chinese compositions, ranging from famous traditional Chinese tunes to contemporary Chinese dance musical arrangements – performed on two very different instruments (piano and pipa) that […]

FROM VIENNA TO VEGAS – AND PLACES IN-BETWEEN

Monday, February 24, 2020 – 7:30 p.m. Faculty Artist Series: Mark Thomsen, tenor; James Caraher, piano Location: Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall (B202) at Robert Davis Performing Arts Center Free  Just think: The “wedding” of words with music – and music with words – evokes feelings that at times are difficult to describe, yet absolutely […]

JAZZ FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS

Monday, February 10, 2020 – 7:30 p.m. Faculty Artist Series: Jeff Benatar, jazz piano and Friends Location: Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall (B202) at Robert Davis Performing Arts Center Free  Now in his second year at Florida Southern College as Director of Jazz Studies and Coordinator of Music Management, Jeff Benatar continues to impress students, […]

Imperial Symphony Holiday Pops

Join actress, singer and bassoonist Bonne Kramer for an evening of laughter, sing-alongs and holiday favorites. Bonne Kramer is an actor, singer and bassoonist proudly hailing from Dover, Florida. She most recently toured with the Broadway National Tour of Fiasco Theatre’s Into the Woods where she played Cinderella’s Stepmother, Jack’s Mom, and the bassoon! (Helen Hayes Award, LA Drama […]

SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS: THE CHRISTMAS GALA

Saturday, December 7, 2019 – 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. FSC Music Department and Guests Location: Branscomb Auditorium Adults: $8; Students: $4  How may we better express our hopes and dreams for the holidays – but by celebrating the music and words that pull it all together in Spirit of the Holidays: The Christmas Gala!  […]

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