Our Great Journey

FSC Choral

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Concert Choir, Beth Gibbs, conductor Whether on a physical journey, trying to find a home – or on a spiritual journey, looking for guidance and resolution – we are all searching, striving to build a life.  Through perfectly chosen choral repertoire that includes The Road to the […]

FSC’S Radio Opera Hour Presents …

This evening’s “Radio Opera Hour” on fictional WFSC features FSC’s Opera Theatre and Opera Orchestra in a double bill that includes Rumplestiltskin: Ultimate Bully by Denise Page Caraher  (literary themes by the Brothers Grimm and musical themes by Johann Strauss II) and Gian-Carlo Menotti’s contemporary masterpiece, The Old Maid and the Thief.  In this creative […]

Opening Reception: Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

March 18 at 7pm. Featuring the work of Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students, this exciting thesis exhibition provides a glimpse into the creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism brought by these gifted artists to the areas of print and digital media. Sharing the culmination of their collegiate study, they will engage, challenge, and impress, affirming their […]

Senior Graphic Design Thesis Exhibition

Melvin Gallery

Exhibit runs from March 18 – March 31. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session.Opening Reception: Friday, March 18, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. Featuring the work of Florida Southern’s senior graphic design students, this exciting thesis exhibition provides a glimpse into the creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism brought by these gifted artists to […]

Finding the Light

FSC Choral

Festival of Fine Arts music event on March 3. A source of power and life, light in its various manifestations has been explored throughout history in the works of poets, authors, and composers. Illuminating the mystery and strength of light through text and music, FSC’s Chamber Singers perform choral repertoire with varied perspectives and styles, […]

Bob H. Lee (Writer): “Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden”

March 3. 7pm. FREE. Florida Lecture Series, Hollis Room (Thad Buckner Building), Florida Southern College, Lakeland.

A Music Faculty Showcase: Leap Day Edition

In recognition of this year’s gift of an extra calendar day, members of FSC’s talented music faculty offer a “Leap Day” concert – a special “once-every-four-years” musical treat.  As soloists, collaborative artists, and chamber musicians, these impressive artist-teachers will perform a potpourri of repertoire from musical genres as diverse as duo piano, bassoon, voice, percussion, […]

Sleeping Beauty

On February 23, the Moscow Festival Ballet returns to the stage of Branscomb Auditorium in its acclaimed production of Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, the magical tale of a beautiful princess who waits in slumber to be awakened by the kiss of her true love, the prince. Danced to Petipa’s masterful choreography, this production will transport you […]

Mark Mitchell: Conceptual Pop Painter & Multimedia Artist

Melvin Gallery

Exhibit runs January 22 – February 19. Gallery hours are 9am-4pm weekdays, when school is in session. Opening Reception: Friday, January 22, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. An international multimedia artist specializing in the painting of conceptual pop art, Mark Mitchell draws on the power of  mass media and pop culture, repurposing contemporary icons, imagery, and […]

May 15: Florida Southern Children’s Chorus Spring Concert

The Florida Southern Children’s Choir for unchanged boys and girls voices, a choral division of the Lakeland Choral Society, will be performing with the Girls’ Choir as part of the Florida Southern Children’s Chorus Spring Concert in Branscomb Auditorium on Friday, May 15th. To learn more about these organizations, go to http:www.lakelandchoralsociety.org or follow the Girls’ Choir at […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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