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 […]

FSC Art Exhibit

 Our final student exhibition showcases artwork created by Florida Southern’s own senior studio art students. Each senior explores a unique central idea over the course of a year and creates a thematic body of work that conveys the technical and experiential nature of artist expression and creation.  The results of their refreshingly artistic individual approaches […]

Women of Note

 To once again celebrate women composers who have made significant contributions to music, Professor Diane Stahl proudly presents Women of Note II. Encompassing different genres, from voice to chamber music, an impressive group of faculty artists will offer you an evening of total joy as they share music composed by such extraordinary women as Clara […]

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 […]

Graphic Design Exhibit

 Each year, Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students are challenged to create a fictitious company.  They are then responsible for creating its print and digital materials, products, and storefront displays in the Melvin & Burks Art Galleries as part of their thesis.  At times humorous, clever, and surprising, the ideas presented by our students still […]

Brass Explorations

 FSC’s music faculty invite you to join them in an evening dedicated to the exploration of brass!  Beyond their studios, classrooms, and rehearsal halls, these artist-teachers turn their focus to significant contributions of literature for brass, such as Poulenc’s sublimely beautiful work, Sonata for Horn, Trumpet, and Trombone. Throughout the dynamic repertoire presented  this evening, […]

Earth Wind+Fire Art Gallery Reception

Harrison School for the Arts is pleased to host the upcoming Visual Arts Exhbit “Earth, Wind and Fire” with a reception on Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 p.m. in the art gallery. “Earth, Wind, and Fire” features new artwork from all grade levels and will be on exhibit through mid-November. This event is free and […]

Los Trabas – in Concert

 By popular demand, Sarasota Orchestra principal bassoon/adjunct FSC professor Fernando Traba and his talented wife, Betsy Hudson Traba (Sarasota Orchestra principal flute), return to the Faculty Artist Series to perform an evening of seldom-heard woodwind delights.  This wonderful duo has performed for us before (to completely RAVE reviews), and we look forward to hearing them […]

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 […]

Iceland and Ireland

Photography from the 2018 Student Study Abroad Trip  During the month of May, Florida Southern students embarked on a study-abroad trip to Iceland and Ireland.  The photographs in this show, taken by students enrolled in advanced and beginning digital photography courses taught by trip leaders Eric Blackmore and Sam Romero, document their travels and unique […]

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