“The Sound of Music”

November 14-17; 21-24, 2019      7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Location: Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Adults: $18; Students: $9 – Reserved Seating This final collaboration between musical theatre giants Rodgers and Hammerstein was clearly destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. When Maria, a young postulant, proves to be too high-spirited for the […]

A BRASS MENAGERIE

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. Faculty Artist Series: Brian Brink, trombone; Don McLaurin, trumpet; Richard Sparrow, horn Location: Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall (B202) at Robert Davis Performing Arts Center Free  The FSC brass faculty (including Brian Brink, trombone; Don McLaurin, trumpet; and Richard Sparrow, horn) have returned to our Faculty Artist Series […]

FSC│DANCE: Fall into Dance 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2:30 p.m. Location: Branscomb Auditorium Adults: $18; Students: $9  Join us for the FSC Dance Program’s annual fall dance performance, FSC│Dance: Fall into Dance 2019, as we showcase an eclectic array of works from Florida Southern College faculty and guest artists. This performance will feature […]

A SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION!

Friday, November 1, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Branscomb Auditorium Adults: $8; Students: $4  In this, her first concert in FSC’s Festival of Fine Arts in Branscomb Auditorium, conductor Martha Placeres takes up the baton to conduct the splendid Florida Southern College Symphony Orchestra and share with you her special look at the first year […]

Live the Questions: Chamber Singers Concert

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Chamber Singers; Beth Gibbs, conductor Location: Branscomb Auditorium Adults: $8; Students: $4  As human beings, we often question what is around us, and it is important not to shy away from that instinct. This evening, our inquisitive nature is reflected in the music of this concert presented […]

The USAF Concert Band and Singing Sergeants

Friday, October 25, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants Location: Branscomb Auditorium Free and open to the public. This fall, Florida Southern College is proud to host the prestigious United States Air Force Concert Band and the Singing Sergeants in our beautiful concert hall at Branscomb Auditorium!  […]

Valerie Gillespie: Sax for All!

Thursday, October 24, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. Faculty Artist Series: Valerie Gillespie, saxophone  Location: Anne MacGregor Jenkins Recital Hall Free Valerie Gillespie has agreed once again to lead a performance on the Faculty Artist Series.  A saxophonist known internationally for her incredible jazz performances (solo and ensemble) and as a wonderful orchestral saxophonist with The […]

Music Under the Stars

Thursday, October 10, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Symphony Band, Jo Jossim, conductor; FSC Jazz Ensemble, Jeff Benatar, director Location: L.N. Pipkin Bandshell (rain location: Branscomb Auditorium) Free Once the beautiful (and ever so slightly cooler) Florida fall season begins, we are once again offered the special treat of hearing beautiful instrumental music under the […]

“Biloxi Blues”

By Neil Simon; Directed by Mary T. Albright September 26-29; October 3-6, 2019     7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Location: Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Adults: $18; Students: $9 – reserved seating American playwright, screenwriter, and author Neil Simon’s Tony Award winning comedy “Biloxi Blues” is the second part of his semi-autobiographical trilogy of plays […]

 “Pierre Henri Matisse: Sparks of Creativity”

September 27 through November 1, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. Location: Melvin/Burks Art Galleries Free  Like his renowned grandfather Henri before him, Pierre Henri Matisse made art — and creativity — his life’s passion. The French-born Pierre moved to Florida in the 1960s, and, before his passing in July at 91 years […]

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