Central Florida Shape Note Music Event

On Saturday, September 28, celebrate the heritage and history of this unique style of music. A free event, open to the public. Activities will include educational workshops and plenty of moments to practice Shape Note singing.

Sandy’s Music Girls: Beginning Guitar

Wednesdays for 5 weeks (Oct 2-30) for girls of ages 9-17. $5 per class.

Road Trip to the Gardens with the Rusty Wright Trio

Enjoy music with your lunch purchased in the Blue Palmetto Cafe or bring your own lunch. Included with admission.

Benise: Fuego! The Spirit of Spain

Oct 10 @ 7:30pm at RP Funding Center the Emmy award-winning “Prince of Spanish Guitar” takes the audience on an adventure through Spanish Flamenco-Cuban- Salsa- Brazilian Samba- Parisian Waltz-exotic drumming- and more!

Jazz Ensemble Concert

SEU Jazz Band

Join the Department of Music for an exciting evening of big band music featuring the classic sounds of the giants of jazz history. General: $5 Student: $3

Road Trip to the Gardens with the Jazz Phools

Included with admission. Enjoy a little music with your lunch from the Blue Palmetto Cafe, or bring your own lunch.

Voices of the People: Merkava; Merkaba

Chamber Music Series. Let’s Call the Whole Thing “Awe.” Synchronized painting and performance featuring professors Scoggins and Menchan.

String Orchestra Concert

Our string orchestra concert features our illustrious stringed scholars performing works of harmonic and melodic genius. General: $5 Students: $3


Some northerners schedule visits to Central Florida this time of year just so they can take in FallFest. The annual Polk State College FallFest will be Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crafts and Fun = Polk State’s Annual FallFest FallFest, the word conjures up a cool autumn day on Polk State College’s Winter Haven […]

Guest Vocalist: Huaicun Gao

The Music Department is pleased to welcome guest vocalist Huaicun Gao. A lyric tenor from China, audiences will be graced by performances of Chinese arias and art songs as well as songs in Italian, French, and German. General: $5 Students: $3

Polk Arts Alliance

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